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Convert Windows 8 VirtualBox to Bootcamp Partition

I have installed Windows 8 as a Virtual Machine in Virtual Box a while ago. For performance reasons, I want to create a bootcamp partition from the VDI to avoid re-installation. Is this possible? And ...
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1answer
24 views

Bitlocker and virtualbox 64bit

I have a new laptop in which i activated BitLocker without having a TPM chip. Prior to doing that I installed virtualbox and enabled VMM(?) in bios, I dont remember the exact name of it but it was ...
2
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1answer
43 views

Converting Windows 8 to VirtualBox Virtual Machine

I'm working on converting a brand new Windows 8 install (came preloaded on a new laptop) into a virtual machine I can open with VirtualBox with Ubuntu as the base OS. I first installed Ubuntu onto a ...
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1answer
2k views

Installing VB Guest Additions for Windows 10 Crashes Windows 10

After successfully installing Windows 10 on Virtual Box, I tried to install VB Guest additions on Windows 10 (using the Windows 8 compatibility trick). Though this resulted in a crash midway the ...
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0answers
32 views

Windows 8.1 Task Manager network usage and Virtualbox

My question is related to this question: How to make windows task manager to show network usage? but I can't post there, because my reputation is 1. I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 (Latest) installed on ...
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Remapped keys (with xmodmap) in Linux host stopped working in VirtualBox Windows guest

I've used the following xmodmap script for years to swap my Left Ctrl and Caps Lock keys in Linux: remove Lock = Caps_Lock remove Control = Control_L keysym Control_L = Caps_Lock keysym Caps_Lock = ...
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1answer
448 views

Error 0x0000005D installing Windows 8 on Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Window 8 on a VirtualBox but when it starts I get an error message: You have to restart your PC Along with the errorcode 0x0000005D. After searching on the internet I ...
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1answer
52 views

Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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0answers
72 views

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine, obiee sample app (windows 8)

I have just installed virtualbox 4.3.14 r95030, that works fine; have decided to install obiee sample app v406 on it that worked fine, however when it comes to starting it i get the dreaded failed to ...
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1answer
294 views

Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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0answers
40 views

Use Windows 8 Pro 64-bit OEM licence in VirtualBox [duplicate]

My notebook came with Windows 8 Pro. It never booted Windows, I erased it and installed Fedora on it. I have to use a Windows system now, and I'd like to run the Windows 8 Pro inside Virtualbox on ...
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1answer
41 views

Ubuntu VirtualBox VM locks up frequently on Win8 host

Using the same exact Vagrantfile to build an Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VM on both MacOS and Win8, I noticed that the VM locks up frequently (at least once per minute) on Windows. At first I thought it might be ...
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win 7 not running smoothly on win8 host

Recently i've set up a windows 7 vm on my notebook (windows 8 installed). Here's the notebook specs: i7-4500u 8gb ram 1tb hd 2gb dedicated ram vga And here's the vm specs: 100gb of disk space ...
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1answer
324 views

Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Viewing Xubuntu desktop in full screen under Virtualbox on Windows 8

I have Virtualbox 4.3.12 installed on Windows 8. I have installed XUbuntu 14.04 as guest OS under Virtualbox. It runs fine. However, I faced some issues: How to share files between the host and ...
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1answer
115 views

How to recover previous “current state” from VirtualBox *after* restoring from snapshot

Details: Win 8.1 (host OS) Laptop running Virtual Box. Ubuntu 10.04 Guest machine inside Virtual box. 6 month old snapshot of guest machine and "current state" in use. User was having problems with ...
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0answers
594 views

How can I connect integrated webcam with virtualbox

I am trying to use a Windows XP VM for VirtualBox on my Windows 8.1 laptop. I have tried the usual attaching USB device but I get an error saying "USB device is busy with previous request". My webcam ...
1
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0answers
27 views

Switching windows licenses during windows upgrade

I have a PC with a valid Windows 7 (box installation) license. On this PC, I have a virtualbox with a non-valid windows 7 license. I installed this for testing, but since I am going "productive" now, ...
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0answers
85 views

No Linux variant works on my Virtual Box - System freezes after booting

No Linux variant works on my Virtual Box - System freezes after booting.. I'm currently running Windows 8 on a new laptop with Intel Haswell and Nvidia Maxwell architecture. Also the system has 8 ...
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3answers
57 views

Running Windows install on real HW through Linux VirtualBox Host

Assume a box with both Linux and Windows installed on real hardware. Is there any way of booting the Linux and starting the Windows system via VirtualBox or some other virtualization framework from ...
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0answers
412 views

When I try to access a SMB mounted folder from inside a Vagrant CentOS Virtual box on a Windows 8.1 system, my shell locks up

I'm running Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.10 on Windows 8.1 and inside I'm running CentOS 6.5. I have a /windows mounted on my Windows machine through SMB. Normally I use the /vagrant vboxfs file system, but ...
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96 views

Bare bones Windows? [closed]

I was just wondering if anyone knows what are the main or needed files to boot Windows 8 up to the login screen? I am asking this because I want to do some tests on Windows 8 in VirtualBox, to strip ...
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0answers
169 views

VirtualBox network print from XP guest in Win 8.1 host, using bridged network second physical NIC

I need some help to solve the network printing from guest XP. Windows 8.1 Pro host OS; VirtualBox 4.3.10 (latest, 14-apr-2014); Windows XP SP3 guest OS; Two physical NICs One used by host in first ...
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0answers
246 views

Virtualised windows 8.1u1 box always logs out on rdp disconnect

I have a fresh windows 8.1 install running inside virtual box. Active directory is not in use. I can remote desktop to it OK, but as soon as I disconnect it logs the user out. I've disabled the ...
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0answers
77 views

Shift key disabled using Windows 8 running in Virtualbox, with multiple monitors

I have windows 8 installed in VirtualBox - running on linux. I also have multiple monitors. When I extend my display over both monitors, my shift key stops working. I can still access capital ...
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2answers
29 views

Get a windows 8 host to access a website hosted in a windows server guest

I am running windows server 2012 as a guest(using Oracle Virtualbox) on a windows 8. I have a website hosted on the guest OS which i can access in a browser inside the guest. I would like to be ...
0
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0answers
259 views

Virtualbox 4.3.10 on Win 8.1 no usb for Win 7 VM

I have a new Asus laptop(64bit) running windows 8.1, installed virtualbox 4.3.10(latest) and installed a window 7(64 bit) VM with extentions(guest additions...). I have tried every combination from ...
0
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0answers
78 views

Virtualbox support 64bit images

After I've updated Oracle VirtualBox, I can't create anymore any 64-bit machine of Windows. Is it official? How is it still possible to create a 64-bit machine using VirtualBox? Also, I'm getting ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Shared Clipboard is not working

I have VirtualBox installed and shared-clipboard is enabled as bi-directional. But it does not work at all. How can I get it working?
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3answers
166 views

What is Hyper-V for

I've just wanted to install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox virtual machine. In response VirtualBox served me an error: VT-x is not enabled I googled that it may be caused by Hyper-V enabled on my ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Setting up networking on Virtualbox Guest to access Host VPN

Im trying to get this setup going but am having quite a bit of trouble. Host OS: Windows 8 64bit Guest OS: CentOS 6.5 64bit I'm using the Cisco VPN Client on my host to connect to a number of ...
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0answers
81 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 ...
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0answers
38 views

How do I adjust the Windows 8.1 Power Settings for my VirtualBox VM?

I have a VM configured in VirtualBox on OSX host (Mavericks) where the VM has Windows 8.1 Pro installed. When my VM "goes to sleep" and I go to wake it up, it always seems to take between 10 and 20 ...
0
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1answer
297 views

FreePBX Calls connect but no voice

I have FreePBX running on virtualbox on a windows 8 host the network adapter is set to bridged and I have assigned it a static IP address. My windows 8 host is connected to a typical home wireless ...
2
votes
0answers
390 views

Dual Boot and Virtualize the Same Partition- Kali Linux in Windows 8

I am trying to virtualize an existing partition, as detailed in this article, as described here in the VirtualBox manual. The Kali install is on a logical partition on the same disk as my Windows ...
0
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0answers
625 views

Change screen resolution to 1280x720 in Oracle VM VirtualBox without changing host computer

I am using a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7. I have an Oracle VM VirtualBox installed which is running Windows 8. In the VirtualBox I need to do Camtasia videos at a resolution of 1280x720. The ...
0
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1answer
136 views

Troubleshooting usb connected drives in VirtualBox with Win7 and Win8

I installed vbox 4.2 (went back from 4.3 after it became unstable) with a win7 sp1 guest and win8.1 host. USB 2 connectivity does not work. It complains that "USB device is busy with a previous ...
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0answers
105 views

Upgrading virtual box Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

I am trying to upgrade my virtual box Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 but am getting the following message. "Your pc doesn't have enough space to install windows 8.1. Make more space available on your drive ...
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1answer
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How to tell Windows 8 to not “upscale” the display size?

My actual problem is that in a multiple monitor set-up, my second monitor is more than 4 years old, and its maximum (and optimal) display resolution is: 1680 x 1050. Windows 8 itself detects this size ...
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1answer
279 views

Windows 8 stuck on boot screen after installing VirtualBox

So I installed the new VirtualBox earlier, did some more work on my PC, and restarted my PC 2 horus after the installation, and it is now stuck on the booting screen(blue Windows logo, and a loading ...
2
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1answer
506 views

Virtualbox prevents Surface Pro 2 from sleeping/resuming from sleep

I have a new surface pro 2; installed virtualbox on it; it seems to prevent the surface pro from either sleeping or resuming from sleep (unclear which). Any ideas?
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0answers
948 views

Failed to open host device 'COM1' (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND)

I am trying to connect USB to Serial device to to my Windows 8 Host and access it in Windows XP which is installed in Virtual Box, I am following this tutorial , ...
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1answer
2k views

Kernel panic - not syncing - Attempted to kill init. Some program might be trying to use hardware direclty. [VirtualBox]

I have a Asus X201E netbook with preinstalled Windows 8 64 bit. I wanted to install there Linux on Virtual Machine. I installed Virtualbox 4.3.0, downloaded newest Mint - Mint 15 32 bit. So, my host ...
1
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1answer
802 views

32 bit color in VirtualBox, cant install Mint/Xubuntu/Ubuntu

My host OS is Windows 8, I would like to have Mint15/Ubuntu 13.04/Xubuntu 13.04 as guest. I installed Virtualbox 4.3.0 in order to install Mint/Xubuntu/Ubuntu. But I cant even boot LiveCD, here's the ...
1
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1answer
152 views

Running a server in a guest VirtualBox system

Situation My host operating system, Windows 8, is running VirtualBox with a guest operating system Linux Mint. The guest operating system runs a web server used for development purposes. I regularly ...
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0answers
848 views

VT-x is Enabled, but is not operational ? Winows 8 unable to run 64-bit virtual machine

Vt-x is Enabled in Bios and it shows working in Intel Processor identification utility. but I'm not able to run 64-bit Guest OS on both VirtualBox & VMware Workstation. Virtual Box says ...
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1answer
1k views

Hyper-v on windows 8 core/basic

I am looking for a way to install Hyper-v on windows 8 core. It should be possible if pro that supports hyper-v built on core. There should be some upgrade package or hack that enables it? Or if i ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
2
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1answer
171 views

How to improve Ubuntu's perormance in Virtual Box

I have a HP laptop with decent specs: Processor: AMD A8 Memory: 4 GB Graphics: 1.5 GB (1x 512 MB integrated, 1x 1 GB dedicated; configured in CrossFireX) Operating System: Windows 8 x64 I have ...
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0answers
36 views

Guest to Host Internet Sharing - Virtualbox

I connect my 3G dongle inside Virtulbox OS (Windows 7) and using it. Now i need to share that connection outside of Virtualbox on host environment (Windows 8). How can i do that ?