In Part 1 of 3, I documented the steps to install and configure VMware Fusion 5.02 on a Mac.  In this second part, I am documenting the steps to install Windows 8 from an ISO into a Fusion Virtual Machine.  To be honest, this is really not much different than installing Windows 8 in general. 

Harold Wong

Installing Windows 8 in a VMware Fusion 5.02 Virtual  Machine

Make sure to insert the Windows 8 DVD or ISO image to continue.

1. Select Language, Time, and Keyboard and click Next.

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2. Click on Install now to begin the installation process.

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3. Accept license terms and click Next.

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4. Select Custom: Install Windows only (Advanced).

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5. Select the disk to install Windows and click Next.

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6. File copying begins…

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When finished the process will restart Windows for further configuration

7. Select desired color or use default. Enter a Computer name and click Next.

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8. Click Use express settings.

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9. Select Sign in without a Microsoft Account. This will require a Local Account.

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10. Click on Local account.

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11. Specify required account information and click Next. Windows will finish configuring settings.

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12. Once setup is complete, you will be logged in and presented with the Windows 8 Start page. You can now proceed to Part 3 of 3: Installing the developer tools and SDK.

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