Tutorial: How To Install Windows 7 Inside Windows 8.1

Install windows 7 inside windows 8.1 using Oracle VM VirtualBox

Today I will show you How to install Windows 7 Inside Windows 8.1 just in simple and easy step. Xehelp create a tutorial to install windows 7 in of windows 8.1 Step by step guidelines and also video.

  • Why we to Install windows 7 inside windows 8.1?

    1. You can develop, demonstrate, test and deploy software on a different Operating system on a single PC.
    2. Run your software that doesn’t work on windows 8.1.
    3. Run games that unable to play on windows 8.1.
    4. Share Your Windows with your team.
  • Things you need to install Windows 7 in windows 8.1.

    1. Windows 7 ISO file.
    2. Oracle VM VirtualBox.

If  you don’t have Oracle VM VirtualBox, go to https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads  and download VirtualBox for Windows hosts.

Step 1 : Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7.

  1. Open Oracle VM VirtualBox and click on” New” button upper left corner. Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 1.
  2. Now create a Virtual Machine box will open, type your Virtual Machine and select operating system windows 7 32-bit. After that click “on Next” button.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 2.
  3. Now customize your Memory size, I choose 1024 MB (1 GB). Now Click On “Next” button again.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 3.
  4.  Now choose your storage device, I recommend you to choose second Option ” create Virtual hard disk now” and click “Create” button.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 4.
  5.  A new box will appear and ask you to choose your Hard drive type, Choose the 1st option “VDI ( Virtualbox  Disk Image).Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 5.
  6.  In this step choose whether the new virtual hard disk file should grow.
    1. Dynamically allocated.
    2. Fixed size.

    I recommend you to choose 1st option “Dynamically allocated”.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 6.

  7. Now it will show your file location and size , just click Next.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7
  8. Finally, now Virtual Machine is ready to use, you can also see the below screenshot.Set up VM VirtualBox for windows 7 Step 9.

 

Step 2 : Windows 7 in VirtualBox.

  1. After successfully creating virtual machine click on your virtual machine and then click on “Setting” button.
    Windows 7 in VirtualBox step 1.
  2. A new window will appear first click on “Storage->Empty” and then click on CD Icon and choose your ISO file. After that click on “Next” button to complete the process.Windows 7 in VirtualBox step 1.
  3. Now click on your virtual machine and click on green button”Start“.Windows 7 Inside Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox step 1.

Finally windows 7 installation will start as a normal installation. Also, you can see in the screenshot.

Windows 7 Inside Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox

Here is a tutorial to learn ” How To Install Windows 7 and other windows Inside Windows 8.1

 

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