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Installing Oracle Virtual Box in Windows 8

I have installed Oracle Virtual Box in Windows 8 and it worked pretty Cool, and now I can create and experiment on all flavor of OS. And here are a few installation screenshots for Oracle Virtual Box version 4.3.0.

This is the latest version available for download from Oracle Website, and here’s the link if your are lazy to Google 🙂

As mentioned in one of my previous pots, Oracle virtual Box is one of the best Free virtualization software available currently and works in a Desktop/home PC setup.

So here goes the installation screenshots.

1. Click on the virtual Box downloaded exe, this is what you see, click ‘next’



2. select the installation location, there is no harm in keeping the default settings, and click “next”


3.  click  on “next”


4. Click “Yes ” and proceed to the next step


5. Installation process begins 🙂



6. Click on “install” for installing Oracle Corporation drivers for better system devices sync.


7. Click “Finish ” to complete the installation, and there you go.



And you are ready to create VM’s of own.

Windows Windows 8

Great upgrade, great deal – windows 8 upgrade offer (limited)

Great upgrade, great deal – windows 8 upgrade offer (limited)

This offer is valid from October 26, 2012 until January 31, 2013 and is limited to five upgrade licenses per customer. To install Windows 8 Pro, customers must be running Windows XP SP3,Windows Vista, or Windows 7. Pricing varies by region and each independent reseller, and it depends on a variety of specific factors including exchange rate, local taxes, duties, fees, local market conditions, and other pricing considerations.

Please refer to the terms and conditions for windows 8 upgrade offer.

Clicking the below image link will download windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, which lets you know if your PC can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, provides you with a compatibility report, and then walks you through the steps to purchase, download, and install. Run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant to make sure your PC can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro before purchase—you can run it without purchasing. Upgrade Assistant will collect certain information about your potential upgrade experience.