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  1. #1

    Windows 8 Virtual Machine


    I had installed windows 8 in VBOX. I could not get the sound to work. It stated no Audio detected. I uninstalled it, and reinstalled it in VMWARE. It is working fine. I tried to run it again in VBOX but the same thing, no audio drivers detected. I am running it in VMWARE and it is working great, so I removed VBOX from my CPU.[Note, I had originally had the Consumer preview running in VBOX with no trouble.

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  2. #2


    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Here Vbox works fine installed on Win7 x64. I use Win 8 Release Preview x64 as a VM with no problems concerning sound.

    You are probably using Vbox on Win 8 as a host.
    There were still some problems with the support / installation of Vbox on Win 8 as a host. It failed to install and I had to fix Vbox manually.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 51
    Windows 8 RP x64


    You know, Windows 8 is beta. So you should expect some crazy things. Just use VMware Workstation or VMware Player.
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