Well I :
Installed windows server 2008 R2 SP1 on vmware Virtual machine stand alone not in any domain
Installed SP 2013 Pre-requisites Installed SP 2013 succefully
running the configuration wizard after few steps i get this error
System.ArgumentException was thrown. Additional exception information: The SDDL string contains an invalid sid or a sid that cannot be translated.
found out that there could be a solution for this on http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointitpropreview/thread/62704a0b-abf6-4b59-a7d5-c68d1e652fc2
but that is now taking to page not found