If you are wondering how to install windows 8 without using CD/DVD or virtual box, technology is all there to take good care of all your requirements. It is in fact possible to install the all-new Windows 8 developer version into your Windows operating system and dual boot it, even if you don’t have a blank CD or DVD, or a bootable flash drive. Follow the essential instructions and install windows 8 without the use of CD or DVD or a virtual box.
First you need to download the Windows 8 Developer Preview Image File or the .iso file, and the Sisoft Virtual CloneDrive (Freeware). Also, for the process to get installed successfully at your system, your computer must also have 15-20 GB hard disk partition. If your computer runs at 32bit Windows, you need to download 32bit image files for the .iso files. After this click on the Mount Files with Virtual CloneDrive option of the Windows 8 .iso file. Now, when you open your computer, you will find a new hard drive. Open the disc, navigate to the folder Sources, and you will find a setup.exe file. Start this file and Windows 8 will start installing on your computer.
Select the desired hard disk partition of at least 15GB size, and follow the necessary instructions that come on the screen. The total time required for such installation is 30 minutes approximately. Once Windows 8 is successfully installed, you can dual boot the existing operating system with Windows 8. This is the process of how to install windows 8 without using CD/DVD or virtual box.