Error Installing Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 on Oracle VirtualBox

Oracle VirtualBox will not allow you to install Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012, easy as that. This is a little trick, after changing these settings you will be able to install it without any “0xc0000225” error message:

It’s in Dutch – but don’t worry – you need to change:

  • Chipset > ICH9
  • IO APIC > Enable this option