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 Post subject: Windows 8 in VirtualBox
PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:52 pm 
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Has anyone tried running Windows 8 in virtualbox? I'm trying to install the new Windows 8 beta drivers for Trackpoint (http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=HT072084) but I don't know how to install them. Any help?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:50 am 
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I don't think you should install trackpoint drivers in a virtual machine. The virtual machine only sees a generic virtual mouse, not the trackpoint.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:08 am 
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You can not install any ThinkPad drivers into virtual machine guest. You have to install VirtualBox Guest Additions but it is not compatible with Windows 8 prerelease yet.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:52 am 
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New version 4.2 is supposed to have better Windows 8 support.

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