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Cannot install Win 8

  1. #11


    Posts : 6
    Win 7


    VMWare player is a nogo. I don't have VMWare workstation so I will have to stick with Virtual Box. Will follow the tutorial tah shoawn suggested.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 6
    Win 7


    I followed instructions in Shawn;s post. That seems to work. My guess is that I did not specify "windows7-64" at the setup of the VirtualBox. Now it is all installed.
    Thanks for all the people who participated in this thread.

    Ruben
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  3. #13


    Posts : 520
    Windows 8, x64, DP8102 - Win7 Ultimate x64, Dual Boot


    Nice, rtahir, thanks for the update!
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  4. #14


    Posts : 4
    windows7ultimate


    I had the same problem and was told to redownload, I didn't and could not install, last night I downloaded, and all worked normally, tried the old download again same errors, So the download WAS faulty.
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