A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
2answers
101 views

Access to vmware shared folder from linux guest

I am running a linux distro in my wmware and I wanted to share some file between my guest (linux zeroshell) and my host (windows 8.1). For this I saw that there is an option in wmware in Virtual ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Bluebeam licensing in a VMWare Horizon environment

We're starting the process to move our users over to a virtual desktop environment using VMWare Horizon client. All the Appvolumes we have set up are working great so far but there is one final ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Error 0xc000035a when installing Windows 7 on VirtualBox [duplicate]

While installing Windows 8 on VirtualBox I got a strange error Error code 0xc000035a File:windows/system32/winload.exe How to proceed further ?
0
votes
0answers
21 views

What steps should I take after setting up an OS on a VM to be able to native boot it?

Right, so I downloaded the windows 10 ISO file, and have it installed on a external hard drive; I can run it from virtual box, but that's inefficient because you have two operating systems running, ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Easiest way to run automate Azure VM from powershell

I have an Azure VM that I use as a backup server. Most of the time it's stopped, and I intend to just start it if our primary server goes offline. Note, this doesn't need to be automatic. ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Correct syntax of vmkfstools command

I am trying to create a virtual disk: vmkfstools –c 100G –d eagerzeroedthick –a lsilogic xyz.vmdk I tried to execute this command inside xyz folder of data center (on a ESXI server). It keeps ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Virtual Machine Port Forwarding Security

I would like to be able to have a Virtual Machine connected to my network hosting a game server / Apache server. The only concern I have is the security of opening up ports to the internet. I want it ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Installing a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host

My task is to install a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials instance in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host. I added an external virtual switch, and the VM connects to that. The host computer ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Run another Boot sector in a vm?

Most (if not all) V.M. engines that I have seen require that I'm using an ISO or other format and will not allow the use of separate boot sector on a separate drive. Admittedly, I'm a bit of a N008 so ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Is there any way to turn on virtualization without using BIOS?

In my Lenovo G-580 Laptop I've lost the interface to access the BIOS menus and before lost this interface I've turned off the virtualization from BIOS. so the main problem is there is no way to ...
-1
votes
1answer
44 views

Best host for virtualization Windows XP on notebook

I bought notebook http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/products/computing/pc/notebooks/lifebook-a514/ , but i cann't install Windows XP on it or run clonned one. Think to use virtualization. What host best to ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to Add Network Interface in VMware Virtual Machine

I'm trying to add a 4th Network adapter to my virtual machine, see image. Interface Normally, a interface would just appear on my virtual machine, however only 3 interface appear on my machine as ...
-1
votes
1answer
20 views

How to increase hard disk on VM Virtual Machine

I'm trying increase the Hard disk size on the VM Virtual Machine to 74GB as shown in the image. However the hard disk size won't increase - it stays at 64GB. Can someone let me know how to go about ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

How can I recover my Mac when I leave the focus within a VM?

I have had this happen a few times. I am using a Windows VM on my Mac, I am working within my Windows Vm (via VirtualBox, fullscreen), leave it for a few hours, come back, and then my Mac is ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Eclipse Luna is crash in CentOS, whenever I tried to edit any Java file or any other file

Eclipse Luna is crash everytime in CentOS whenever I tried to edit any Java file or any other file. Eclipse is closed always. Plz suggest me something. I am running centOS in VirtualBox VM and Host is ...
0
votes
0answers
127 views

How to wake on lan a ESXI VM?

I currently have a ESXI server running with a couple of VM's on it. For a little project I need to wake some hosts to support wake on lan. I looked on the internet, but could not find a good tutorial (...
1
vote
2answers
20 views

Restore VM to factory settings - sort of

I got a VirtualBox VM from a friend with Windows 7 Ultimate on it. I would like to set it to factory settings (sort of) without deleting the installed programs and personal files. Anything else should ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

VirtualBox state can not be saved

I can not save the state of my VM, but get the below error. What can I do? Host: Linux Kubuntu 14.4 Guest: Windows 7 Error Message: The state of the virtual Machine MyWindows7 can not be saved. ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

How to create a serial pipe between a windows host and virtual machine in VirtualBox?

I am trying to debug the kernel of a windows 7 virtual machine and am following the steps here, here and here. I ran: bcdedit /debug on bcdedit /dbgsettings serial debugport:n baudrate:115200 on ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Corrupt VirtualBox VDI

I've got a Ubuntu 15.10 64bit Guest on a Windows Host. Today when I wanted to start the VM I got the message "FATAL: no bootable medium found! System halted." I checked, that the VDI is correctly ...
0
votes
1answer
237 views

I can't start virtual machines on my VirtualBox in Windows 7 Starter

This was a fresh installation of the software and VirtualBox gives me this error message after starting a virtual machine I created: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine PinkiePie. ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Darkcomet hacker connecting to my pc

I was messing around on "Oracle VM" and downloaded Darkcomet from some website. I was using a win7 ISO on one VM that I downloaded the Darkcomet on and Kali Linux on another VM to use the built in ...
19
votes
3answers
4k views

Creating an Ubuntu VM to distribute

I'm a TA for a programming course and tasked with creating a virtual machine image based off Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with all necessary software (for C++ and Python development) preinstalled such that the ...
-4
votes
2answers
145 views

My virtual machine (or host system) cannot use RAM correctly

I have virtual machine windows server 2008 which stands on Oracle VM VirtualBox. I declare 8GB of RAM for this machine. On my host machine (windows 7) I have 16GB of RAM. When I start virtual ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Windows VM in Gnome-Boxes won't grab mouse or respect mouse movement

I have installed a copy of Windows 7 as a guest in a Gnome Boxes VM. During install, it behaved normally, as do various Linux distros I have also set up as guests. Based on rules I can't fathom, all ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Direct copy of the C drive of an old XP machine. What can I do with it?

I have dug up a historical machine and I basically have a straight copy of the C: drive. That is all I have. I would like to take this and create a virtual machine from it. Is that possible? There ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

VirtualBox abort guest VM intentionally

I am wondering if someone knows how to abort a VM (linux box) in VirtualBox 5.0 intentionally? I've googled this to no avail as everyone complains why their VM's get aborted in state. I am recreating ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

WMI, VMWare: Wrong ChassisTypes from Win32_SystemEnclosure

On Windows 7 installation on VMWare, following WMI query: Select ChassisTypes from Win32_SystemEnclosure is returning 1 (Other), and not expected value 3 (Desktop). It returns correct type on ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Vagrant private network with connection to the Internet

We have a set of integration tests which spin up several virtual machines. These VMs communicate with each other but also needs access to the outside world (e.g. yum repositories). We're considering ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

Can unplugging a VM be harmful?

We know that unplugging the power cable from a PC may damage your hard drive and may corrupt your OS. Could the same harm (or any harm) happen if I unplug a VM (simulated by Power Off option in VBox ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

VirtualBox VMs on internal network intnet can not communicate

I'm using two hosts, one under Ubuntu 14.04 x64, the other under Ubuntu 15.10 x64. Both are up to date. I'm running on each machine the same VirtualBox version : 5.0.16 r105871, installed from the ...
1
vote
1answer
200 views

Windows Update no longer checks for updates in Windows 7 Ultimate

This problem began a few months ago and it this point it is becoming annoying. I run Windows 7 Ultimate in a virtual machine (VMware Fusion) on an iMac (Retina 5K 2014). The Win7 VM was built from an ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to uninstall the SVGA drivers from a VM?

How can I remove the drivers because after I installed them on my mac oxs 10.11 everything is black and there is no dock. What do I do.
0
votes
1answer
66 views

making VMware Player read ISO files

I am running VMware Player 6 (as far as I understand, the last version of VMware player that can run on Win32) on Windows 7 32-bits. I think I managed to successfully create a virtual machine and ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

No Transparency in Mac Virtual Machine

I am running Windows 8.1 natively with Mac OSX El Capitan running via VMWare Player 12 and I have noticed there is no transparency. This might have something to do with the VM having only 128mb of ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

How available network bandwidth is divided among VMs?

One way to divide bandwidth can depend on the CPU, means every VM is getting a chance to use the NIC whenever it is getting the CPU cycles. But now a day we have many other way to share the same NIC ...
0
votes
3answers
227 views

Running a bare-metal hypervisor and VM on the same machine

Is it possible to install a bare-metal hypervisor on a computer and run VMs created using that on the same computer? what I'm going to achieve is like Installing a VMware workstation on a Microsoft ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Is it possible to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox

I want to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox or other similar virtual PC emulators. Is it possible?
1
vote
2answers
37 views

why are my network settings inside of my VM different than my host pc? How is it still establishing a connection?

My default gateway is 10.12.1.1, but on my VM its showing my gateway as 10.0.2.2. I tried setting my gateway to 10.12.1.1 and I lost internet. And then I tried to open a browser and visit 10.0.2.2 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

DigitalOcean droplet to ovf file

I wanted to download the snapshot of the digitalocean droplet VM so that i can run on the virtualbox, since there is no option available to download the snapshot, i wanted to convert the centos ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Keyboard stopped responding on my Windows VM's hosted by OSX

I am having an issue with all of my Windows virtual machines running on top of OSX El-Capitan version 10.11.3. Hardware is MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2015. The issue is that my keyboard input stopped ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

VMware Windows 7 corrupted, need to recover my files

I installed a Windows 7 operating system on VMware virtual machine and my host computer is running Windows 10. My Windows 7 operating system of virtual machine is corrupted and I need to recover some ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Can i still get a virus from a virtual machine?

I have set up a virtual machine for virus testing. Is it really safe so my Host pc can't get any virus? I have avast running on my host pc and mbam on my guest. When i download any virus, mbam doesn'...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Imported VMs don't start but load in infinite loop

I have imported an ova file into VirtualBox via File -> Import Appliance, but I only get the screen and then the screen The bar in the second screen runs twice till the end, then the frist ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

Can't ping two internal networks

I have created two machines on virtual box. Each machine has one internal network interface. To set the static ip on each machine I used the command ifconfig eth1 ip mask up. These are the IPs: ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

What is the best VM network adapter method for VPN?

Remoting into my work computer is tedious and slow. To fix this I started using the company VPN, however the ODBC connections are validated through the machine name so my home PC does not have access. ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

NoMachine connection to Virtual disables copy pasting

I am running a Redhat instance in VirtualBox. The computer itself is running Ubuntu. Whenever I use NoMachine client to connect to my Redhat VM through another computer it disables copy and pasting ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Using windows-only hardware in a windows virtual machine with a linux host

I have a printer that will not work properly with CUPS on my Linux host, so I need to use windows to print things. I want to do this using a windows virtual machine, as opposed to having to dual boot ...
1
vote
1answer
125 views

How to get VirtualBox VMs to my new host?

On my old computer I just copied the folder VirtualBox VMs to my external harddrive. Now I would like to restore those VMs. How am I able to do this using the folder "VirtualBox VMs" that I copied? It ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Mounting Windows host folder in Virtualbox without vboxfs or Shared folders

While trying to use Docker on Windows, I hit a Virtualbox vboxfs bug that mmap see old versions of files that are mounted using shared folders. In whatever way I change the file on Windows host, ...