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

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How can I create a 64-bit virtual network with VirtualBox?

I can't find an option to install a 64-bit OS on VirtualBox. I have a 64-bit host, but I can't find an option to make a 64-bit guest, only 32-bit. Help please?
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Unable to live boot most Linux distros on VirtualBox

The host OS is Windows 7 and the machine supports virtualization which I have enabled in BIOS. (I can confirm it works because without virtualization enabled in BIOS VBox does not show 64 bit OS ...
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Virtualbox error after installing windows 98

Help, ihave different case when installing win98se on virtualbox. i have Virtualbox 4.3.28 on my PC, and i tried installing windows 98SE for upgrading my Windows 95 (which i has installed on my ...
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VirtualBox 5 on Yosemite with Windows 8 guest - is higher resolution than 1280x800 possible?

I've installed VirtualBox 5 on Yosemite and I've created fresh Image with Windows 8. In full screen I can only select 1280x800 which is way below my retina display. I've tried disabling 3D ...
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How to drag things directly into virtualbox's win xp and copy the file in winxp

I installed virtual box on mac. I installed winxp to my virtual box. When I start winxp, I want to copy files in mac to winxp. I remember previously I can do this by drag things directly to winxp, but ...
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How to select paravirtualization interface in virtual box

Given a windows 8 host system (Intel Core i5) and a Linux Fedora host, I would like to determine the optimal setting for the paravirtual interface. Options are none Default Legacy minimal Hyper-V ...
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virtualbox in win8 cannot swap out to host

Before, I use virtualbox in win7, I used to switch application in virtualbox with win_key+tab, and switch application between and host application with alt+tab. But, now, in Win8, I cannot do the same ...
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VirtualBox networking (inception computing)

I am new to world of networking and now I am trying to connect 3 PC`s together. I have windows 7 host that runs Ubuntu64-bit server guest, that runs ubuntu32 server guest. Win7- Host Only network ...
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passthrough graphics card to virtualbox

So I'm trying to get my laptops NVIDIA fx 880m to pass to a virtual box running window seven on a linux mint 17 install. So far everything seems to be (maybe) heading in the right direction: the ...
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How to execute command on host machine in Virtualbox

My guest machine is Ubuntu 14.04 and my host machine is Windows 8.1. I need to execute a command coming from Linuxmachine on Windows. What is the best idea to do that? If my host was also Linux, I ...
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Intel Iris Graphics card not visible in Virtual box win-7

I have 13" inch macbook retina which comes with an Intel Iris 1538 MB graphics card. I have installed windows-7 in my VirtualBox. Now, when I go to check the details about graphics card in the ...
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Mounting non-usb devices on Virtualbox VM

I have Windows 7 running on bare metal. I have a Haupage TV tuner card installed on there that Win 7 detects and runs smoothly. I have now installed Vitualbox on Win7, and created a Ubuntu VM. I ...
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Installing Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox

I got this error message when I was trying to install Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox: VM: Raising runtime error 'HostMemoryLow' (fFlags=0x2) 00:03:39.566757 AssertLogRel ...
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BSOD when hibernating while VirtualBox is open

I have a recurring problem where I get a blue screen of death when I hibernate my computer while I have VirtualBox open. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit with a xubuntu on Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) guest. I'm ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.1) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.101) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox guest tools on Xubuntu?

I am relatively new to Linux and have installed VirtualBox with Xubuntu on my computer; however the screen resolution is low and stays that way. I found that installing Guest Additions should solve ...
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Using Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Can it be done?

I am currently running 8.1. I'm like to try out Windows 10 and if I like it upgrade. If not I'll keep running as I am. I've never used a virtual machine before: can win 10 be used from a virtual ...
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High resolution option not present in Win-7 virtual machine at Mac Retina

I have a 13" inch Mac Retina which has high resolution. I have installed Virtual Box then used windows-7 .iso file to configure windows-7 virtual machine. While the native resolution of Mac Retina is ...
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Two monitors in VirtualBox Ubuntu guest fails

The host is Windows 8. The guest is Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. My problem is that when I start the machine with two monitors, the right one is black, and the left one shows image but is unresponsive. I can ...
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Virtualize Windows 8.1 using a product key used for the real installation on the same computer [on hold]

I have bought new SSD, then I've installed Windows 8.1 with a given product key. Now I would create a new virtual machine with Windows 8.1 as testing environment: could I install the virtual OS using ...
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VirtualBox : renaming a VDI disk causes snapshot to fail loading

I have a machine which I installed using VirtualBox. Its VDI disk was named "Name1.vdi". After a while, I resized it, renamed it to "Name2.vdi", moved it to another disk, and so on. But now I need to ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 guest cannot detect second virtualbox monitor

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) VirtualBox setup on VirtualBox 4.3.30. As I understand it, this setup should permit the use of Dual Monitors by the guest OS. The host OS is Windows 7. I have the guest ...
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virtual box issues and concerns - configure to use hdd rather than ssd?

I decided to give arch a go, first in a virtual machine. I had an issue with only getting 32 bit options but I checked my uefi bios and fixed that. I have installed virtual box on an ssd but I want to ...
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Modprobe vboxdrv failed centos

I am trying get Virtual box running in Cent os7 So far the vbox kernel compiles but will not start I'm just told "modprobe vboxdrv failed, please use dmesg to find out why" I have looked at "dmesg" ...
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VirtualBox vdi cannot be read (after clone and copy)

I am trying to run a Windows XP VM using Oracle's VirtualBox. On my Windows 8.1 PC (at home) this works great. Then I: * cloned the VM to a 64Gb SD card (formatted with the exFAT file system, if ...
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Windows XP guest virtual machine: (vhd) Gives no display in Normal mode, Ok in safe mode

I'm trying to use my old Windows XP system on Ubuntu 15.10 Host. After having copied the hard drive to a vhd file, I'm trying to boot it: 1) in Normal mode: the windows XP login appears normally for ...
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Unable to launch Andyroid virtual machine

When I try to launch an Andyroid virtual machine I get the following message unable to launch vm process: Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_LDR_MISMATCH_NATIVE) (0x-8fffbffb)! Here is a print ...
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How to access router from virtualbox guest windows system?

My router has printserver (192.168.1.1:9100) My host system is linux (192.168.1.200) My guest system is windows How to access router's printserver from guest system? Should I use "bridged network"? ...
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Running an image created in clonezilla on Virtual box

I have created an image using clonezilla of my entire machine. THe image is on my external USB and is very big. I dont have enough space on my computer to copy the entire image. I need to find a way ...
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Mac - VirtualBox - VPN issue

I installed VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.10.4. At work I use that VirtualBox named "u64" [Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit]. However when I came home and started the VirtualBox, the ubuntu was not able to resolve ...
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Virtualbox static ip setup windows guest

I installed Virtualbox on an Ubuntu host and created a windows guest. I set the network adapter to bridged and entered the ip, subnet and gateway along with google dns servers into the guest ipv4 ...
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Running another OS on company laptop

Here comes a description of my scenario, requirements and possibilities. Scroll down a bit for the actual questions. I want to run an another OS on my company owned laptop, no one else use it but ...
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How to switch between VM guest and host in Windows 10 with single keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for simple solution for switching between host and guest on Windows 10 (build 10240) with VirtualBox (5.x). Let's say I have two virtual desktops open, one containing VM guest window in ...
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Virtualbox video memory setting problems with old PC game install

I just installed Virtual Box 5.0 on my Windows 7 laptop. I did this so I can play older PC games on it. Everything installed correctly and I am able to change settings for video memory to 30m and ...
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VirtualBox fails to start on Windows Server 2003

For reasons I cannot disclose, I need to install a Linux server within a VirtualBox host running in Windows Server 2003. Unfortunately, VirtualBox fails to start, giving me an error that seems to ...
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platform to install 4 VM on my windows 7 family edition PC

I want to install 4 VM on my windows 7 family edition PC: 1 Linux kali 1 Windows 7 family edition 1 Windows 8 1 Windows server 2012 I've read that I can't use hyper V, because it's not available ...
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Virtualized Mac OS sees only 7MB of VRAM

I run into a problem with virtualized Mac OS X 10.10. My virutal machine sees only 7MB of video memory, but I set 128 MB in VirtualBox configuration. I've tested on VirtualBox 4.3.10 and 5.0 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox guest unable to ping outside world

Asked on server fault: http://serverfault.com/questions/706488/ubuntu-14-04-virtualbox-guest-unable-to-ping-outside-world but put on hold as off topic: I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to lock the vm via shortcut key?

I am using virtual box Is it possible to lock the screen in virtual box via a shortcut key? If you do WIN-L it locks the windows operating system that i am on.
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wget through proxy in virtual box (cloudera quickstart VM - Cent OS)

I have installed the Cloudera Quickstart VM 5.3.0 running on virtual box for windows 7 and I would like to run a wget command but I have troubles with my company proxy (which needs authentification). ...
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VirtualBox Guest Addition failed to mount

I created a custom base box for Vagrant using packer and CentOS kickstart. After building the base box everything looks OK. ==> virtualbox-iso: Connected to SSH! ==> virtualbox-iso: Uploading ...
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Troubleshooting network connection with Ubuntu in VirtualBox (OS X)

I am setting up Ubuntu Server 14.04 using VirtualBox on an iMac running OS X Yosemite. I know very little about setting up network information, and cannot get Ubuntu connected to the internet (though ...
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Virtualbox - Two different screen orientations for Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu (15.04) VM running on a Windows 8.1 host in a two monitor configuration. At times, when I'm reading a lot of documents, I like to rotate one of the screens to be in portrait mode to ...
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IIS via a network drive - 500 error

I'm running IIS on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (as a VM inside virtualbox) and I have mapped a network drive to the machine from the host. This drive is then symlinked to a folder called _sites ...
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Can I fix corrupted vmdk image? VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER

I suffered host crash when running guest OS with VirtualBox. Now the VM won't start and complain that: Could not open them medium '[file.vmdk]` VMDK: inconsistency between grain table and backup ...
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How would I use a disc image with VirtualBox

I plan to use clonezilla to create an image of a 15gb harddrive. Is it possible to use this image with virtual box to emulate said harddrive?
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Virtualbox very very slow with ubuntu 15

Windows 8.1 is host, ubuntu 15 is guest. Starting firefox in ubuntu takes 50 seconds. Add another 30 seconds until I can actually start typing into the address bar. The ram consumption is only 300 mb ...
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Can virtual box be accessed while mac in sleep?

I have a question regarding virtual box on my iMac, basically i've created a VM and i'm running there windows. I have made it accessible from internet etc etc, so it is ready, but i'm curious => if i ...