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I would like to run Windows 8 within a virtual machine under Ubuntu.

I tried using a virtual machine and VMware but could not get it to work.

If anyone who has tried using Windows 8 on virtual machine in Ubuntu 12.04 could suggest where I might have gone wrong.

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You might want to add any errors you encountered, so that people can identify the problem. – ronalchn Oct 28 '12 at 14:17
got my mistake this link was helpful… – Shagun Oct 28 '12 at 14:28
should I mention it as my answer? – Shagun Oct 28 '12 at 14:28
If the link solved your problem, you can and should answer your own question. But please don't just post the link. Include a quick summary of the required steps. – Dennis Oct 28 '12 at 14:41

First of all please sow your error during installation. I had one "Your PC needs to be repaired". And I found a solution, might work for you. Close the Windows 8 window, select your virtual machine in VirtualBox, click Settings > System > Processor and check the 'Enable PAE/NX' box. Click OK, restart your virtual machine and this time it should launch properly.

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