How to install Windows 8 Release Preview in VMware Player 4.0 (video)
For those looking to install Windows 8 Release Preview (build 8400) in VMWare Player, this video guide is for you. This video guide will show you how to properly set up VMWare Player with ease so you can test the Windows 8 Release Preview.
First, download the latest version of VMware Player. Once you launch the setup for VMware player, you may be required to uninstall VMware Workstation, so make sure you are prepared for that.
Take a look at the video guide below and make sure you select “Other” as your operating system type, and adjust the CPU setting, memory setting, as well as the graphics setting. The video below features the same settings used to install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview: