The previous recipes have discussed how to install Windows 8 in VMware, and now we are going to cover how to get Windows 8 running inside VMware Player. As you may have guessed, when running the Windows 8 operating system on a virtual device, you still have to purchase and provide Microsoft with a valid license key to fully activate your system before the usual 30 day trial period expires.
You will need the Windows 8 product key before starting this recipe.
Let's go ahead and enter the serial key to activate the full version of Windows 8:
You will notice that at the ...