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In VmWare, transferring a file from host to guest was a simple as dragging it from your explorer onto the VmWare screen.

In Virtualbox, you have to set up shared folders.

I've set one up, yet I cannot find anything on my guest host(Windows 7).

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Run Windows Explorer in a Windows 7 VirtualBox machine.

Type the following into the address bar to access the shared folder:

\\vboxsvr\<Shared Folder Name>

For a more permanent solution create a new shortcut with the same target.

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Of course you'll have to change 'shared' to the name of your shared folder, it just happened to be the name I chose.

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Sorry for the wait. I had to test it out. It works like a charm. Thanks. –  KdgDev Sep 11 '09 at 12:13
    
you're more than welcome :) –  Molly7244 Sep 11 '09 at 12:14
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You can also set up an FTP server on host or guest for this purpose (assuming they are already interconnected).

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