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2answers
60 views

How to make a 2002 ISO image readable?

I have downloaded (via torrent) an image of a good old game for Windows XP released in 2002 and I am trying to run it with WinXP on VirtualBox on OS X 10.9. I have downloaded a WinXP image from ...
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1answer
32 views

Why is my VirtualBox/LinuxMint ISO not prompting me for an install?

I downloaded the latest version of VBox. Then I downloaded an ISO of Linux Mint 16. I then created a VBox Linux (Other) VM and pointed it at my downloaded ISO. Then I started the VM, expecting to go ...
0
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2answers
589 views

VirtualBox: How can I add (mount) an ISO image file from command-line?

There was before in VirtualBox command-line a command with this syntax: VBoxManage controlvm <VM> dvdattach <filename> So attaching (inserting) a CD/DVD was as easy as: VBoxManage ...
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1answer
42 views

Create an ISO image from a virtual device image

Oracle VM -> ISO I am using Oracles VM VirtualBox to good effect and have created several ubuntu machines created from an ISO image. My question is that I now want to go from a VM machine to a real ...
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0answers
58 views

Install Window 8.1 on VirtualBox

A relative of mine bought a new Mac but needs Windows for certain tasks. I have a set-up on my Mac where Windows 7 is running inside VirtualBox. So I agreed to help her put a similar set up on her ...
0
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2answers
290 views

Burn ISO file on virtual machine to real DVD

I've a 3 gigabyte ISO file on my Ubuntu virtual machine on VirtualBox, and I would like to burn this file to a real DVD. I know that I can burn an ISO file to a DVD using right-clicking on the file ...
0
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1answer
9k views

No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox

I installed Oracle VirtualBox on Windows 8. Then I downloaded android-x86-4.2-20121225.iso from Android-x86. After I installed Android x86-4.2 on VirtualBox from the ISO, I could run it, but the ...
1
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1answer
977 views

Why does booting Fedora 17 (and 18) into virtualbox from a live cd fail?

Background: I was recently trying to install Fedora 18 into Virtualbox. The version of virtualbox is listed as: 4.2.14.0. My host system is 64 bit Windows 7 home premium. My processor (Intel Pentium ...
8
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3answers
8k views

How to run Android-x86 4.2 iso on VM VirtualBox?

I installed oracle VM virtualBox on Win7,then I downloaded android-x86-4.2-20121225.iso from Android-x86 - Porting Android to x86.After I installed Android x86-4.2 on VirtualBox from iso and creating ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Special instructions for CentOS VBox virtual machine?

I am gearing up to create a CentOS 5.5 server virtual machine in VBox and was wondering if there are special instructions, configurations or settings that I should be aware of ahead of time. ...
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1answer
194 views

Which CentOS ISO to use for my virtual machine? [closed]

I have a physical server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga). I would like to create a virtual machine (using VirtualBox) with a binary-compatible version of CentOS server as ...
4
votes
1answer
19k views

How to convert .img to usable VirtualBox format

I have a .img file for Windows 1, and I need to turn it into something which I can use in VirtualBox, such as an ISO, or turning it into a bootable virtual disk for an ICT project. If you need any ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Is a hard drive image of a virtual machines drive applicable on the host machines hard drive

I have installed Ubuntu on the hard drive of my desktop computer. In Ubuntu I installed VirtualBox to test some Distributions in a virtual machine. Lets say I like some Distribution while ...
1
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2answers
157 views

How do I use Bash in VirtualBox?

Just started using VirtualBox. I have an ubuntu iso image on my usb that I can boot from. I ran ubuntu in VirtualBox in Window7 with no problem. How can I go about using Bash with Linux in VirtualBox? ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Where can I get a Linux distro iso based on a 2.4 kernel?

I need to get my hands on an ISO file for a Linux distribution with a 2.4 kernel. I'm looking for an ISO specifically so I can use it with my Oracle VirtualBox. Since 2.4 is so old these days, I'll ...
0
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1answer
432 views

How to export and make a virtual box .vdi bootable

I have recently been working on a modified version of Windows 7 in virtual box and am now happy enough with it that I want to try it on an actual machine however I can seem to figure out how to export ...
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2answers
1k views

Where to find the Windows 8 ISO? [closed]

I'm on OSX and I've bought Windows 8. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox. I can't seem to find an ISO to download. Do you know where I could find it? (Or is there some other way to set up a vm?)
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0answers
589 views

How to create a Mountain Lion DMG image and load it into VirtualBox?

Basically, I just need to make a full copy of the Mountain Lion installer, but I have no flash, or any other removable medium available. Is it just possible to clone the system and mount the .dmg ...
29
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7answers
3k views

Is it possible to “virtualize” an existing PC?

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, and I was wondering if it was possible to somehow take my whole filesystem (everything under /) and create an ISO from it. Then, perhaps, use that ISO as the file ...
1
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1answer
96 views

How to make a VBox Windows XP guest from installation CD?

I have a sudden need to have a Windows XP guest machine (VirtualBox) and have both a Reinstallation CD (including SP3) as well as a valid Windows XP key that I purchased years ago and never used. So ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Can't find the right Ubuntu Server ISO for VirtualBox

I have been trying all morning to find the right Ubuntu Server (12.04) ISO to use for installing an Ubuntu guest OS on my VBox VM. Here are the relevant stats: Host Machine: AMD 64-bit Host OS: ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

FATAL : No Bootable medium found! System halted

I just got a .iso of the linux distro Backtrack 5 R2. I set it up, using virtual box, and set it up to run using the .iso, and hard drive as a .vdi. Here's the setup: System: Base Memory: 1500 MB ...
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2answers
2k views

Restoring a VirtualBox VM to a clean/default state?

I am playing around with Virtual Box and installed an Ubuntu 12.04 ISO on a my first VM. Now I want to "wipe" that VM clean and undo all the software I had installed on it. My co-worker said the ...
0
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2answers
12k views

windows ISO file to use with VirtualBox

I read here on superuser.com that windows XP ISO files are not generally available for downloads from legitimate sources. What version of Windows can I use then, to mount as an ISO file with ...
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1answer
98 views

Virtual Machine begins with installation again after restarting

I have been trying to set up a virtual machine using VMware/VirtualBox. Everything runs fine- the set up etc. I use an ISO file for the setup, in case that matters. But when I power off the machine ...
0
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2answers
250 views

ISO on DVD differing across platforms?

I have the 32-bit ISO of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and I burned it to a DVD (using Nero Express on Windows XP) to install in VirtualBox on my other computer (running Fedora 15). The problem ...
5
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1answer
19k views

Convert VMDK to ISO

I have a disk image that is in VMDK format, and I would like to convert this to an ISO so that I could use this outside of a virtual environment. I know that, at first impression, these formats don't ...
2
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3answers
875 views

Arch - VirtualBox - Use mounted ISO

I've an *.img file, that can't be converted to *.iso, because its a multi-session disk. So I simply changed the file ending to .iso. Now, I am able to mount it using the following command: mount -o ...
0
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1answer
699 views

VirtualBox says “No bootable medium found!”

I downloaded the latest mu microsoft hpc pack 2008 r2 with service pack 2 x86 x64 dvd 709909.iso. Both VMWare Workstation and Oracle's VirtualBox give me an option to select an ISO file . When I do ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Running OSX in VirtualBox on a Bootcamped Mac pro with Win7

I have bootcamped my Mac Pro with Windows 7 64-bit. I'd like to be able to run OSX in a a VM via VirtualBox. I tried following the steps listed here: ...