Originally Posted by lduguay
The free version of VmWare player 4.0
runs Win 8. But I could not create a VM directly from the iso. I did create a Win 7 64b VM, mount the Win 8 iso and run it from there. You will need the universal Win 8 product key here>
Windows 8 Product key
I got VMWare Workstation 8 to install the ISO. I just created a generic Windows 7 x64 VM and installed the OS after I created the VM (check the "do not install an OS now" option).