How to try windows 8 in windows 7 without permanently installing

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How to try windows 8 in windows 7 without permanently installing

Why risk your premium copy of windows by installing a free preview OS. Let’s install windows 8 inside windows 7 without deleting any files.

  • Please download a copy of windows 8 preview from Microsoft.
  • Also download Virtual Box from https://www.virtualbox.org/ and install it to your pc
  • Please start the virtual box application
  • Click new icon on the top left side of the window and give a desired name for your windows 8 installation.
  • Then define the ram size that you want to use for your windows 8 virtual machine(2GB min)
  • Define the size of the virtual hard disc that you want to use
  • Select create
  • Now you have created a new virtual machine but you have to install windows 8
  • Right click and select settings of the new virtual machine name that you just made
  • Go to the storage tab and then you will see an empty CD icon under IDE controller, select it and then select choose a virtual disc under attributes.
  • Then select the location of your windows 8 iso file
  • Save everything and start the virtual machine now follow on screen instructions to install windows 8.
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