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    Virtualbox Wizard not opening

    I've been following Fred Langa's "how to test drive Win 8" article and keep having the same recurring problem.
    After installing the VB and clicking on Win8, the wizard is not opening. It opens to a box stating "FATAL: No bootable media found. System halted". If the wizard will not open then I cannot tell the VB where to find the Win8 .iso.
    Any ideas for opening the wizard and competing the installation of Win8??

    Using Windows 7 HP.

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    Mount the ISO file in your host OS with some sort of virtual DVD software like Virtual Clone Drive. Then when you open the VM, go to Devices\CDDVD Device, select the drive letter of your mounted ISO file. If the boot fails after this, click the Machine menu and select Reset to reboot it again. It should boot to the mounted ISO.
    Chuck

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    Hi Doc,
    Many thanks for your reply and solution. It worked like a dream, although it took me a while to work out the V. Clone Drive. Win8 installed correctly and now I have to find my way around a most unusual looking OS.
    Once again, many thanks, I can now stop tearing my hair out!!

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    You're welcome! Glad it worked. Thanks for posting back and letting us know the solution.
    Chuck

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