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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview Power User How To Series

    Here's an MSDN link that might be useful: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Power User How To Series - Dr. Z's Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
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    Had to Uninstall Windows 8

    Try Windows 8 in VirtualBox. Works pretty good.
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    Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox - some tips

    You're welcome.
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    Just tried the snapshot. Installed guest additions to see. My system was dead. Restored the snapshot. Worked great. BTW I reinstalled the guest additions, didn't reboot when prompted, and uninstalled the WDDM driver. Everything is fine now.
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    Thanks kado897. I've never used snapshots before. Just tried it. I'll see if it works.
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    I would advise against the latest VBox Additions. I tried it and had to reinstall Win 8 in VirtualBox (64 bit).
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    Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox - some tips

    I posted these tips in the Windows 7 forum. They might help. Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox - some tips - Windows 7 Forums
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    Using Oracle Virtual Box to boot Windows 8 from within windows 7

    Maybe this will help. Set Custom Resolution in VirtualBox for Windows 8 | MSTechPages
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    Hi Robin, How many virtual machines are you running, and which ones? In VirtualBox, I currently have Windows 8 CP, Windows XP Pro, Linux Mint 12, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, and Ubuntu (I like to experiment). The VMs i use the the most are Windows 8 & Linux Mint. I tried Microsoft's Virtual PC (it gave...
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    Hi Robin, Glad I could help.
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    Post back and let us know how it works out. Also, I tried Windows 8 CP 32 bit ISO first, but couldn't get Guest Additions to install. I read online somewhere that it works in 64 bit. I installed 64 bit in VirtualBox, and the Guest Additions worked fine. Just make sure when you click to install...
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    This will be Microsofts biggest ever flop, far bigger than Vista.

    I for one will never use a tablet, and I like my mouse/keyboard combo very nicely. I never want to use a touchscreen. I prefer desktops, and don't see the point of a touchscreen on one. I can't see myself using a touchscreen on a desktop to type in documents, holding your arms up for that long...
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    Antivirus for Windows 8 CP in VirtualBox?

    Thanks. I'll stick with that.
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    Win 8 screen size in Virtualbox

    I found this link to work perfectly for me. In Windows 8 choose your new screen size (just check your screen size in the host to get the desired resolution), and then in VirtualBox switch to fullscreen. Set Custom Resolution in VirtualBox for Windows 8 | MSTechPages
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    Antivirus for Windows 8 CP in VirtualBox?

    Do I need antivirus for Windows 8 CP in VirtualBox? If so, which free one would work? Will Microsoft Security Essentials work? I have antivirus (Norton) and firewall (Comodo) on my Windows 7 host.