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Testing Windows on VirtualBox: The description below,Testing Windows with " VirtualBox " installation and configuration manual, is available for all operating systems: Linux, Xp, Vista, Windows7, Windows 8 and of course, for new Windows 10

Free Microsoft Program

  • Since the release of Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft remaining owe a program that can determine whether the computer purchased is ready to run software in a virtual environment. The HAV detection tool helps you check if the computer processor supports hardware virtualization. The tool also checks if this feature is enabled on the processor.

    Name: Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool. Description of use...

Using VirtualBox

  • Can test a copy of the next generation Windows. Simply you can use a program that allows a virtual environment for your computer.

    This is software Virtual Box.

  • virtual boxDownload: VirtualBox 4.1.12 for Windows hosts x86/amd64 (This description it can applies for all earlier versions of VirtualBox downloaded.)

Installation process does not require any special IT knowledge. Therefore, specific description is omitted

More Details

  • 1) - This is the starting window. In the ahead, only click NEXT.

    Click on the NEXT button until appears the window of point two.

NEXT buton

  • 2) - In this window, we notify about network interruption, if the computer is connected to the Internet. Disable temporarily. Asks if we want to continue the installation after disconnection? Click Yes.

Button YES

  • 3) - Setup Wizard is ready to begin Custom installation. Click Install.

Button YES

  • 4) - Patience. Installation does not last long.

    After installation click Next.

butonul Finish

  • 5) - This is the final window of the installation VirtualBox. Click on button Finish.

button Finish

  • 6) - On the left side of this window, listed all virtual machines on your computer. The list is empty now, because you have not created any virtual machines yet. Make click on the New button.

button new

  • 7) - Enter the virtual machine name, and choose operating system. Click on the Next button.

Welcome window

  • 8) - Define the memory required, if you need a another dimension. Otherwise, do not make any changes. Click on the Next.


  • 9) - Basic setting is: - Create a virtual hard drive now -, but if you have already created a virtual disk, you can select: - Use an existing virtual hard drive file .

    If you select one, click Create.

Create button

  • 10) - Choose VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) and click Next.


  • 11) - Do not change anything, click Next.


  • 12) - Do not change anything, click Create.


  • 13) - As shown on the picture below, on the left side of window, appears the hard disk partition created.

    Double click, with left button of the mouse, on the virtual hard disk created.


  • 14) - Read the information, then select option Do not show this message again, and click the button OK.

ok buton

  • 15) - Locate the Windows 8 ISO file, by clicking on the yellow folder icon on the lower right side of window.

Windows 8 iso

  • 16) - Click button Start.

button start

  • 17) - Appear two warning window. Check both Do not show this option again message, then click on button OK.

button ok

  • 18) - Finally appears install window.

Instalare Windows 8

-Continue installing Windows 8:

From here continue as normal installation. For more details click here...


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