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First Error while starting the Virtual Machine

Second Error, After displaying windows 8 logo for 3 minutes

I'm getting the errors attached as screenshots above when I try to start the virtual machine so that it installs windows 8. When the first error popped out, I clicked on continue and it brought the windows 8 logo for 3 minutes then it showed the black screen with the second error. I have also tried it with Physical Address Extension disabled and it brings the Windows 8 Recovery error. The host machine is a 4GB ram Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T6570 @ 2.10GHz × 2 and the Virtual machine has 1GB with 1 CPU. How do i get this virtual win8 machine to work?

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marked as duplicate by hbdgaf, Seth, jokerdino Jul 7 '13 at 15:47

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The OS referenced is Mac instead of Win 8. Hardware virtualization enable is the real question though. –  hbdgaf Jul 7 '13 at 13:36
    
I updated virtualBox and the problem went away without any change in my virtual machine settings. –  Victor Aug 3 '13 at 6:21

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you need to enable in the BIOS hardware acceleration config (VT-X or AMD-V, based on your cpu).

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