Friday, 16 March 2012

Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a Mac

A simple guide to installing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a Mac

Step 1: Upgrade VMFusion to version 4.  Once installed you will need to carry out "Software Update" as this will be needed to install Windows 8.
Step 2: Download the ISO image for Windows 8 consumer preview from
Step 3: Make a note of the relevant product key as you will need this later
Step 4: In VMFusion 4 select "New" then "Continue without disk"
Step 5: Select the ISO image you previously downloaded
Step 6: Follow the remaining installation steps
I still have yet to explore the delights that Windows 8 will have, but it is quite cool to see it running on my MacBook Air.

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