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VirtualBox Vista Guest can't see host network

I virtualized a Visa Ultimate machine and need to run it via Virtualbox on a Windows 7 host. Both are members of a domain administered by SBS 2011. For some reason the Vista VM would only see the ...
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Moving Ubuntu guest from Vista 32 to Windows 7 64 issue

As the title suggests, I ran into a problem when trying to migrate Ubuntu 12-04 guest from Vista32 Ultimate host to Win7-64 Ultimate host. I transferred the whole virtual machine and tried both adding ...
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VirtualBox Stops Internet on Host (Windows Vista)

I need help in solving this problem thats driving me nuts. The problem seems to be rare as I could only find a handful of resources (after much searching) which are already quite old and not useful. ...
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VirtualBox E_OUTOFMEMORY

I've tried running both 4.2.14 and 4.2.16 on Windows Vista Home Premium, SP 2 (64 bit). Shortly after starting a freshly-installed VirtualBox, I get a Failed to load the global GUI configuration ...
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VirtualBox failed to import OVA

On a fresh (re)install of VirtualBox 4.2.13 running on a Windows Vista host machine, I go to File > Import Appliance, and grab an OVA file that I downloaded. I am given the following super helpful ...
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Fedora 18 in Oracle VirtualBox on Windows Vista

I want to install Fedora 18 [Desktop] in Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.10 r84104. [My system is Windows Vista 32 bit] I have followed the following steps while configuring the Virtual Machine. Memory Size ...
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Is it possible to use a storage disk (such as a USB drive) as RAM?

My motherboard (HP Pavilion s3000y) only supports 2GB of RAM max. Which means that I can only allocate 1GB for running VMs, and applications that use a lot of RAM are slow (such as games and Visual ...
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How can I make my Virtualbox Vista see my USB device (iPad)?

I have the latest VirtualBox. I have filters for the iPad. But it does not show up in my virtual Windows vista My Computer screen or virtual iTunes. When I try to right click the little USB icon and ...
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1answer
483 views

VirtualBox upgrade: E_ACCESSDENIED

I just tried upgrading VirtualBox from 3.1.something to 4.0.6 on my Windows Vista (ultimate, 64-bit) host. I did the installation under an Administrator account. Now I'm trying to use it from a ...
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1answer
324 views

Weird partition table entries

I've just backed up two partitions with dd under linux, so I have raw partitions images: part1.img and part2.img. Additionally I've backed up the disk's MBR (first 512 sectors of the disk) and some ...
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3answers
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Unable to uninstall virtualbox network drivers

Last time I tried to uninstall virtualbox, it failed with a BSOD. Since then, I am unable to install any version of virtualbox. The uninstaller seem's to fail to. When i look in my network drivers ...
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3answers
597 views

VirtualBox VM Shared on DualBoot System

I have a dual boot system: Vista from factory and Ubuntu Lucid with WUBI. I've installed Oracle VirtualBox on both to do what follows. I previously used MS Virtual PC on Vista with a XP VM, which I ...
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1answer
214 views

How to get Vista Installer from a Toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba laptop that came with Vista. It runs much better with Ubuntu and I never want to go back. I was so dead set that I removed the Vista partition. Now I need some applications that ...
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1answer
302 views

Windows vs. UNIX for Virtualbox Host OS

I inherited a DELL PowerEdge 2500. The system currently has Windows 2003 Server for the host OS, but for various reasons, I plan to fully erase and reload the system. The system is going to use ...
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1answer
100 views

Forcefully run program in Vista RFM (Reduced Functionality Mode)

The idea is to use Vista RFM as a freeware version of Windows to allow Mac users running a Windows-based application via VirtualBox. Is there a way to make that possible (starting the program ...
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1answer
37 views

Windows Vista - behavior with RAM minimum

I am considering creating a Vista install, in VirtualBox, in a minimum configuration. The Microsoft pages seem consistent on the most important points: 1 GB of system memory 40 GB hard drive with ...
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1answer
1k views

Problem virtualizing Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit on VirtualBox 3.1 on Windows Vista 64 bit

Software & Hardware Setup Host System : Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64 bit Guest : Ubuntu 10.04 (ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso) 32 bit VM : VirtualBox 3.1.8 Hardware : Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 ...
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1answer
190 views

Top/left edges of screen, in Virtualbox, act like bottom/right edges

I have Virtualbox running on Windows Vista, and Debian running inside Virtualbox. Everything's running great, for the most part. Everything looks correct. But when I'm in full-screen mode, the top ...
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Middle mouse click in VirtualBox (Vista host, Debian guest)

I'm running Virtualbox on Windows Vista. I have a Microsoft USB mouse (it says "Comfort Optical Mouse 3000") with left and right buttons, and a mousewheel in the middle. If I press down on the ...
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1answer
134 views

Why does VirtualBox want my attention every morning?

I'm running Vista 64-bit Ultimate on this PC. On it, I've installed VirtualBox, and in that I'm running Linux. Everything's working great. I leave it running all the time. When I come in in the ...
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4answers
168 views

For virtual machines, when SMP is available on the host, should guest also have SMP setup?

I'm trying to find out the best "bang for my buck" so to speak in regards to virtual machines, and SMP. I have an Intel Core 2 Duo, which of course has two cores and the VT extensions, and I'm ...
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2answers
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Two Windows 7 Licenses One Virtual Machine/Virtual-PC/VirtualBox, One Physical Laptop…How do I use them?

I bought a new laptop (ASUS G51VXRX05). This laptop came with Windows Vista. It also came with a free upgrade to Windows 7 Home Edition. I bought the full version of Winodows 7 Ultimate with the ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox: Use real hardware settings for CPU, Hardware Controller etc

I'm trying to boot Windows7 off a partition using a openSUSE 11.2 host. What happens: Turn on the virtual machine Grub shows up like it would on a real reboot. I select windows Windows shows some ...
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2answers
810 views

Linux in VirtualBox

I've got virtualbox, I've got a linux iso. and when I go to start my virtual machine and install linux, it says "This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - ...
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1answer
489 views

Virtualbox 3 kills my wireless when I start a VM

I've upgraded from an older version of VirtualBox, but when I try to run any of my VMs (Win7, XP Pro), the internet connection stops working. My OS is Vista 32Bit and I have a D-link router. When ...
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Virtualbox 3.0 is very slow, any way to fix it?

I upgraded to Virtualbox 3.0 and then 3.0.2. I use Vista as a host and Ubuntu as the guest. In Virtualbox 2.0 I was able to run Ubuntu with standard desktop effects. After upgrading I noticed that ...
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3answers
2k views

Installing VirtualBox has broken my remote desktop - how can I resolve this?

Recently I installed VirtualBox (and the networking support that comes with it). Everything worked great, it's a lot nicer than the old VM I was using. However, ever since installing, I can no ...
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2answers
347 views

Is it possible to use a Vista Boot Camp partition inside Virtual Box on Mac OS X

I've got windows Vista installed inside Virtual Box on my Mac OS partition. I've also got it installed under boot camp and I occasionally boot to it when I want to run windows with better performance ...
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5answers
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How can I get VirtualBox to play nicely with dual monitors?

I use VirtualBox to run a Ubuntu x64 guest under a Vista x64 host with a 19" and 15" monitor. I enable seamless mode in VirtualBox, but the windows don't actually move anywhere other than the ...