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Windows 8 Customer Preview HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

While installing the recently released Windows 8 Customer Preview in VMware ESX Server 5.0, I got the error message HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED. The error message suggested me to restart the PC and try again. I did so but still faced the problem. 
Detailed error message was,
Your Computer ran into a problem and needs to restart.
If you like to know more, you can search online later for this code:-HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
It’s collecting error info and will restart in: 0 seconds

The same issue I faced with Windows 8 developer preview, still its not working with VMware ESX server.. So resolution for above error is to wait for latest release of VMware ESX server OR install Windows 8 customer preview on VMware Workstation 8 or VirtualBox 4.1.8

Check below guides for installtion instructions..
[Guide] Installing Windows 8 Customer Preview on Oracle VirtualBox