If you have tried to install Windows 8 using virtual box and failed or just want to give a try with the all new Windows 8 without making any clean installation, then here is an easier way to do that. The user requires a virtual tool like Daemon tools, Magic ISO or Virtual CD, Windows 8 setup file i.e. ISO image and 16GB for 32bit or 20GB HD space.
Getting started with Dual Booting Option:
Here I am using Magic ISO tool for installation. But before beginning with this, first of all create a HD space according to the Operating System bit chosen by you i.e. 16 or 20GB. To do this browse to My Computer-> Manage-> Disk Management.
Now create a new drive with HD space 16 GB or 20GB by using simple volume wizard.
Format the drive with NTFS as file system selected.
Now navigate your virtual tool to the mount volume option.
Mount Windows 8 and when the Autoplay option comes up then simply close it and navigate to DVD’s setup.exe file. Why this Autoplay option is needed to be closed is because Windows 8 is successor of Windows 7 and it requires a clean installation but we are performing dual boot option so we need to close it.
Now run setup.exe and when asks for where you want to install Windows 8, then just select that drive which you have created earlier.
After few minutes Windows 8 will be installed on your system and you can dual boot your device by selecting Windows 8 Developer Preview or Windows 7.
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