Installing Windows 8 Build 7989 on VMware.

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  1. MrX

    MrX New Member

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    G'day.

    Just joined this forum and I love it.

    I downloaded Windows 8 Build 7989 and can I anyone tell me how to install it on my VMware? It asks me which host to install? Windows 7, Winodws Server 2008 etc. Can anyone please tell me?

    Filename: 6.2.7989.0.amd64fre.winmain.110421-1825.iso
    Filesize: 3.54 GB

    Please help me.

    Thank You.
    - MrX.
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Windows Forum Admin
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    It is absolutely not compatible with VMWare right now. Use VirutalBox.
     
  3. MrX

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    I installed VirtualBox 4.1.2. Now what to do? I clicked New > Typed the name of the OS, but what should I select on the OS type??? Please reply A.S.A.P?
     
  4. nmsuk

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    Choose windows and as the secondary pulldown look for other windows os. If that doesn't work just choose other and let VB figure out what it is.
     

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