I just want to get it out there that I detest Windows 8. Hopefully the software engineers in Silicon Valley will make Windows awesome again. So, if lets get down to business. If any of you out there wanted to install a virtual machine on your Windows 8 PC you might have been experiencing some difficulties. Here are some resources that will make your life easier.
- Go to the Windows BIOS. Instructions: http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Windows-8-8-1-Knowledge-Base/How-To-Enter-the-system-BIOS-or-UEFI-in-Windows-8/ta-p/329292
- In your BIOS Settings, under the security tab, the secure boot control option should be enabled, Disable it.
- Now you can install a Virtual Ubuntu Machine on your computer. Instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtiYIHnmojE
Virtual Box Downloads: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Ubuntu Image Disk Download: http://www.ubuntu.com/download