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I have Windows 8 CD.

I bought a laptop which has a Windows 7 OS but I removed it to use Ubuntu 12.04 but for some of the programs I need Windows 8 without separate partitions.

I heard about VMware and how it can help to run the OS inside another. As I have only allocated 50GB for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, which I am using right now, I want to use Windows 8 from within my Ubuntu 12.04.

Could anyone help?

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Try VirtualBox. I have used Windows 7 on VirtualBox.

Installing Win 8 on virtual box

Another link

Let us know how it goes!

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how to use virtual box in ubuntu 12.04 or should i download it –  sus hill Oct 28 '12 at 13:49
    
@sushill Yes. You can download it from their website. If this answer helps you or any other answer in the future, please upvote it and mark the "tick". –  drN Oct 28 '12 at 13:54
    
i just download virtualbox. i am new to ubuntu os so can you help me on installing this file and telling me the process so that i can install others files next time too. i have install java but don't know what code i have written to install it. i just search for help and copy the code as per my system –  sus hill Oct 29 '12 at 2:41
    
@sushill I am sorry but I am really occupied right now with my PhD dissertation. However, you should read the links that I put in my answer as they will help. Google will have to be your best friend for now. Good luck. Let us know how it goes. –  drN Oct 29 '12 at 13:28

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