Once Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview boots to the virtual machine desktop you'll be presented with the totally new 'Metro' user interface. It will take a bit of learning to get used to this maze of icons.... navigation is very different and we here at PCSTATS found it quite frustrating, at first.
To get rid of Windows 8 Metro user interface and bring back the familiar Start Menu, here's what you have to do is this....
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips