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Windows 8, does the initial install, then says, system must restart.

Once it doesn't it just shows Windows in white, with an all black background. And just sits there.

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I tried turning off the guest, and turning it back on. After about 5 attempts, it says the os has failed to load to many times, and you need to use recovery tools.

Im not sure why, every guide says its easy. Any ideas?

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Wait for Oracle to Improve the Windows 8 compatibility in Virtualbox. –  Uri Herrera Aug 25 '12 at 0:30
    
It works fine for me, but I had to enable AMD-V or Intel-Vt –  hbdgaf Aug 25 '12 at 2:00
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Try changing the chipset in the VMs system settings to ICH9. I have had VMs that could not boot under the default PIIX3 setting.

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