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Beginners Guides: Virtualized Windows 8 Installation with Oracle VirtualBox

Beginners Guides: Virtualized Windows 8 Installation with Oracle VirtualBox - PCSTATS
Abstract: Just updated -- Try out Windows 8 by setting up an easy-to-use virtual machine in an existing PC. PCSTATS shows you how to create a Virtual PC, how to install it and where to tweak Windows 8.
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Step 4: Windows 8 CP Installation Steps

Here's a quick look at the Windows 8 installation screens and some tips on what settings to turn off. First, the Windows 8 installation screen, gone are the 'windows'. :)

Next, enter a PC name.

Choose 'Customize' to maintain control over settings which may affect your privacy.

The first 'Settings' screen has a few options enabled that are better disabled in a test computer system. Feel free to adjust these settings as you see fit, the PCSTATS recommended options are noted on the next screen shot.

PCSTATS recommends DISABLING 1) Windows Update, 2) IE SmartScreen Filter to check URLs and 3) IE SmartScreen Filter to check files and apps...

Enter your Hotmail email address.

In Settings page two PCSTATS recommends DISABLING everything. Turning off these options maintains stricter privacy control.

On Settings page three, DISABLE the 2nd, 4th and 5th options.

That's it, Windows 8 Consumer Preview will finalize the installation and restart itself.

After the installation completes, navigate to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview desktop.

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Contents of Article: Microsoft Beginners Guides
 Pg 1.  Beginners Guides: Virtualized Windows 8 Installation with Oracle VirtualBox
 Pg 2.  Step 2: Creating a Virtual Machine in Oracle VirtualBox
 Pg 3.  Step 3: Installing Windows 8 CP into the Virtual Machine
 Pg 4.  — Step 4: Windows 8 CP Installation Steps
 Pg 5.  Windows 8 CP Desktop for the first time

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