VirtualBox is a free, open source virtualization program from Oracle for the x86/x86_64 architectures.

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Windows 7 to windows 10 upgrade on a VirtualBox

I have Windows 7 running in a virtualbox on a linux host. Now I wanted to upgrade it to windows 10 but it seems to check my hardware and reports that my VirtualBox Graphics Adapter is not compatible ...
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wlan0/wlan1 wont show up with ifconfig

I'm running linux mint (virtual machine) and wifi0/wifi1 interface simply wont show up. Wifi is working properly. I have internal wireless card (not USB or anything). Is there a problem with drivers ...
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virtualbox importing appliance fails

I installed Ubuntu 64 bit on my laptop (2Gb RAM) and exported to an appliance. We copied the ova file to another machine (I7, 16Gb RAM, Window7 64 bit). The target machine is an HP Elitebook 9470M ...
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Freebsd 10.2 Virtualbox 4.3.40: Has anyone managed to install Windows 10 guest on Freebsd 10.2 host?

I am having problems installing Windows 10 as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.30 running on a FreeBSD 10.2 host. Has anyone managed to install it? The blue Windows 10 splash screen appears but then the ...
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how do i select bridged network adapter in virtualbox?

A CentOS 7 VM is running in virtualbox inside a Windows 8.1 host. I am trying to set up Bridged Networking, but am getting the following error highlighted in green in the print screen: However, ...
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How can I set unscaled HiDPI mode on VirtualBox command line?

VirtualBox 5 has support for "unscaled HiDPI output" via the machine|settings|display dialog. However, I can't find a matching modifyvm option in the manual. How do I set this from the command line? ...
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how do I ssh from a vm to a private server through an ethernet cable?

A devbox has Windows 8.1 as the host OS running VirtualBox and a virtual machine with CentOS 7 for development. The devbox is connected to a CentOS 7 development server through an Ethernet cable. The ...
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Virtual Box, accessing shared folder in openSuse

I have installed Opensuse in VirtualBox, and there is shared folder setup in the virtual Box for Opensuse. (C:\vmSharedFolder) How can I access this shared folder in Opensuse?
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virtualbox machine inaccessible after drive letter change. Can I change the drive letter of a VM?

I have a USB drive, it was E, now it's F. Virtualbox VMs point to E, and say inaccessible I know I could change my external drive letter's drive letter from F to E and it should be fine, but I ...
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Windows 7 64bit ISO can't install in virtual box: Pops up “select driver to install”. Why?

Aall three above points are matched with my machine....the problem is that after I boot win7 32bit and 64bit(dual) ISO from virtual box (followed all the required steps to make a virtual disk in ...
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Does a VM created in Oracle VM VirtualBox take away memory and disk space from the host computer?

I have a 32-bit Windows 8.1 operating system. However, I only have 20 GB on my C Drive. I do not want to use it all up and don't know if in creating a VM, it will take away space from MY computer's ...
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Audio Latency on Virtualbox Windows Guest on Linux Host

I am trying to run Cubase (music production system) inside a Virtualbox Windows Guest machine on a Linux Host. I have also installed the ASIO4All driver on the Windows Guest to reduce the latency. ...
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VirtualBox SLES12 install GuestAdditions

I'm trying to install the guest additions in my sles12 guest system (host is win7). I followed the guide in the virtualbox-forum faq and the official tutorial on their website but this doesnt work. ...
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Unable to extract prebuilt virtualbox with Windows 8

I went to this site, http://dev.modern.ie/tools/vms/windows/ to download prebuilt Virtual Box, with IE 10, Windows 8. The instructions say extract with 7-zip. When I try to extract, it asks for ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when moving over the Virtualbox guest terminal? Why?

When I move the mouse pointer over the windows it disappears from that windows? What if I need to copy dome text from the guest terminal? Also, I cannot Use the menu key in the guest terminal in order ...
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Ubuntu running on Virtual Box shows black screen

I have two VMs installed on Virtual Box. And both of them are Ubuntu. But one of them shows black screen upon booting, the login page is not shown. It was totally fine before. How can I solve this ...
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Can't seem to use 2CPU on Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.2

I have an Intel® Celeron® Processor N2815. I've confirmed Virtualization and VT-x are enabled. I can't choose more than one CPU when configuring a Linux machine on VirtualBox; the scroller is grayed ...
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How to secure a virtualised web server

I do front end web development for clients and have a local webserver that acts as my production/staging ground The webserver is virtualised on a windows 7 machine that has Ubuntu installed within a ...
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Is it possible to share printer in guest Windows to host Linux?

I'm using Linux in company, and cannot set up printer in Linux, so I installed VirtualBox in Linux, and in VirtualBox I installed Windows, I can print in this Windows. But it is very bother to print ...
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Windows 10 and Virtualbox not working

I updated my machine to Windows 10 but I have issues to get it working. The error I got when I installed Virtualbox (version 5.0.3) is: Callee RC: REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG (0x80040154) I have Googled ...
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Want to distribute Linux virtual machine for students to work on

I have students running Mac and Windows. Every semester, there are always lots of questions about how to install tool “X”. I would like to create a single Linux virtual machine (I have tried ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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Getting UEFI shell when trying to boot OS X in Virtual Box

I am using the latest test build of Virtual Box (normal versions don't work on El Capitan). When trying to boot a Virtual Machine with an El Capitan cdr file (created from the command line) I end up ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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Virtualbox. 2 Way communication between guest and host

I'm running virtual box on OSX 10.10 with a Virtualbox guest running Fedora with Gnome. I have set this up in Virtualbox with a host only adapter to allow my host to access an Appium server on my ...
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virtualbox stopped sharing mouse and clipboard between host OS and VM

I have virtualbox 4.3.28 installed on MS Windows, with CentOS installed in a VM inside virtualbox. For some time, I have been able to share the mouse and the clipboard between the host OS and the VM ...
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How to install Windows 98 with ACPI enabled from Virtualbox

I have a Windows 98 SE ISO file and want to install it with ACPI enabled. i found this https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=9918 I always mount ISO file in Virtualbox. however i don't really ...
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Error starting a VirtualBox instance inside an Ubuntu VirtualBox instance

I am trying a Microservices demo that uses Vagrant to start up a VM and deploys software to the started machine. Because the demo is set up for Linux and I am using Windows (8.1 Pro), I am running ...
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Terminal Text looks weird on Centos on Virtualbox

I just installed Centos6.7 minimal on virtualbox, after I installed the 'Guest CD Additions', now the resolution hasbeen dramatically improved to 1858-1016, however everything looks good but the text ...
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Problems with local networking on Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox recently. I do not have an external adapter; only my internal adapter. The problem is when I set “VirtualBox -> Settings -> Network ->Adapter1 -> NAT” I can ...
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Wireless card in virtualbox

I am currently trying to get a wireless card to work in kali linux(on a virtual box), as I need it to run airodump-ng. I have a wireless card built in to my laptop, but with some research I found ...
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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Test Clonezilla image recovery

I have successfully created a backup image of my laptop's hard drive using CloneZilla. Before making system changes I want to verify that the backup is fully restorable and can be booted from. I have ...
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Create windows 10 VM with 8.1 key without upgrade [duplicate]

I would like to create a Windows 10 VM. I just have a Windows 8.1 key, but I don't have it installed because I am using Ubuntu. The question is if I can install the W10 VM upgrading the old key, ...
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Mapping domain name to Virtualbox guest nodes

I have read lots of post online and here about Vitualbox internal DNS. Some configured as proxy the one the host in on. So I got quickly confused. Now here is my use case I have a hostonly network ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...
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Restoring a Clonezilla Image to a VirtualBox VM

I have a Windows 7 host machine with virtualbox installed. I also have two external USB drives (we can call them DriveA and DriveB), DriveA has the image I want to restore to a vdi on DriveB. On ...
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Why doesn't the virtualbox settings window show the correct info

When in Virtualbox (I tried different versions 5.0.2, 4.3.30, 4.3.28,4.3.26), if I go to the settings page and select an option in the left panel, it shows the configuration page of the option ...
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Terminal closing unexpectedly after VM clone

I use a RedHat linux distribution on a VirtualBox. We have a ClearCase version control system with dynamic views (our home dirs are based on a shared server, using ClearCase users). This project has ...
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Port Forwarding for 2 HTTP Servers (one of them is on VM)

I have a Dynamic DNS from noip.com and I have installed their client on my home server. I have also installed WAMPServer to use as an HTTP server (for testing purposes only as I'm a web developer) ...
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Virtualbox Windows graceful shutdown of guests on host shutdown

I am trying to find a solution to gracefully shutdown any guest VMs running under VirtualBox Windows when the host computer is shut down or restarted. It seems that the safest option would be to ...
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VirtualBox guest bridge WiFi support on Linux laptop, either by bridging or passthrough

I need to use a VPN from a Windows VirtualBox guest on a Linux host laptop. This works fine via ethernet, but I really need to do this over wireless networks, and the built-in Intel 3160 wifi card in ...
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Can I use a VPN and then start up a VM and use another VPN

I haven't tried this and am wondering if it is possible to obfuscate my location further by using a VPN on my Win10 install and then opening a VM such as Ubuntu or Win7 and then run a VPN in that. I'd ...
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USB tethering shared with virtualBox as a wireless(wlan0) connection instead of usb0

My question is, can I use my android device(nexus 5) usb tethering to emulate something like alfa network wireless adapter, so that in linux virtualBox I could use it as a wireless connection(wlan0) ...
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Keys getting stuck in virtualbox 5.0

Sometimes when I hold a key down or scroll too quickly with with my mousewheel, my virtual box VM will lock the key as pressed. The VM will then stop responding to any further input until (usually) I ...
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How to convert a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) on Windows to a Dynamic Disk

I'm trying to convert a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) to a Dynamic Disk but it doesn't seem to be possible. I tried DISKPART hoping there was some command-line way of achieving this but that also was in ...
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Why start power of machine in Oracle VM Virtual box fails with code 0x80004005?

I standartly power off virtual machine in Oracle virtual server (so other VM can run). When I tried to start it again I end up with E_FAIL (0x80004005). Failed to open a session for the virtual ...
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Is it a good idea to use the host computer as proxy of a virtual server hosted into it?

I plan to use a physical proxy between another physical server which is accesses via SSH, and the router, acting as firewall. Right now I just have 1 physical computer to use for this net structure, ...