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

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Virtual Box storage format error while installing Windows 10 tech. preview

I'm trying to install the Windows 10 technical preview via Virtual Box on my Windows 8.1 32 bit laptop. After following the normal process of creating a new virtual machine by "New", when I go to ...
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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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Bluestacks running multiple in Windows7

I want to know how to install two bluestacks in a system and then run it. Is it possible to run bluestacks in Virtualbox
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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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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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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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Virtual Box fail load virtual machine E_FAIL (0x80004005)

I have Xubuntu VM on VirtualBox 4.3.18 on Windows 7 Service pack 1 with some updates. Error message is: Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: Machine Interface: IMachine ...
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Virtualbox guest additions completely breaks graphics on Windows 10 preview

Facing the issue with latest Virtual Box 4.3.28, VM of following config: intel i5 vPro 2 cores. 2800MB RAM 3D & 2D acceleration enabled, 256MB graphics memory. 25GB storage(Fixed size, Not ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine (VirtualBox)

Was not using VirtualBox for some time and now found that it stopped working (as usual). When running, the following error appears Some details VT-d is enabled in BIOS Host system is Windows 8 ...
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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 ...
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Sharing internet connection from host to virtualized Ubuntu with Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual Box installed on Windows Vista. I am having a Broadband(PPPoE) internet connection. I would like to use my internet connection inside Virtual Box in Ubuntu. I tried with ...
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Connect to a virtual machine from host as if it was another network machine

I have a virtual machine on Oracle VirtualBox, hosting Windows 8.1. My desktop is running Windows 10. I would like to access the virtual machine from the host, as if it was another machine on the ...
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Display driver on Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine

I install Windows Server 2008 on virtualbox and I have a problem with display driver. As default windows settings I have standard VGA display driver which is not support resolution of my monitor on ...
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Python sources on an http site, or in ISO image?

I installed SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 on VirtualBox. This installation does not include Python. I want to download the Python 2.7/2.6 source tar-ball from ftp.python.org. however: Anonymous FTP is not ...
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VirtualBox doesnt see USB devices unless host restart

I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.28, my host is OpenSUSE 13.1 32 bit, my guest is Windows 7 32 bit. I have a problem which is when I connect my USB devices (3G modem, USB pen drive, etc...), no matter how I ...
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OS X Host - VirtualBox 5.0 running Ubuntu 14.04.02 video/audio playback is too fast

I am running a VirtualBox 5.0 on my OS X host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.02 as the guest. The problem is, the video/audio is playing back too fast when watching Youtube videos or any kind of ...
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Win7 Host - Mouse scrolling too fast causes a page up in VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest

I am running VirtualBox on a Win7 host machine and running Ubuntu 14.04 on the latest version of VirtualBox 5.0. The problem is when I scroll down too quickly on webpages, it causes the page to ...
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Providing 512MB of video RAM with VirtualBox

I'm attempting to use VirtualBox to play a game on a Windows guest machine, running under an OSX Mavericks host with 512MB of video RAM. The game requires 512MB of video RAM (although it doesn't do ...
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VirtualBox: How to shut down Virtual Machine

I am not sure how to shut down my virtual machine (Ubuntu 32 bit). When I press the drop down menu labeled "Machine" and press close, it gives me three options. Should I use any of these? When I used ...
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Virtualbox: deleted snapshot, vm won't boot

The problem I accidentally deleted the snapshot file located at <virtualbox-folder>/vms/<vm-name>/Snapshots. When I try to start the VM (which the .vdi file is intact), the following ...
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Failed to extend… Read only Filesystem VirtualBox

I copied a livedisk fedora16 to my local Ubuntu 14.04 using cat I then created a virtual machine using virtual box with the controller:ide pointing to the .iso file this cat operation produced. The ...
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“Could not enter folder /media/sf_test”: Trying to share folder between Kubuntu (guest) and Windows (host)

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate, and have a VM running Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. I installed the Guest Additions, and added a shared folder: After rebooting Kubuntu, I can ...
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SSH using Agent Forwarding with Windows Host OS, Vagrant Ubuntu Guest OS, and Keepass/Keeagent

Intent: To be able to deploy to lan-example.com from any dev environment; whether it be directly from the virtual OS, or any single-OS system, or even over the internet using ONE SSH key stored in ...
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Vagrant + Virtualbox CPU utilization very low in Windows 8.1

I am running a Virtualbox VM that runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS provisioned by Vagrant. There are 2 physical cores in my computer (Dell Inspiron Laptop), which I assigned both of them to the VM (this I ...
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Delete all virtual machines ad admin

I have a user (user1) that created a vm in virtual box install on the server. I also have a user (user2) that created a vm in virtual box install on the server. Now, I want to log in as admin and ...
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How to Get an existing Windows XP Mode Virtual Machine on Windows 8.1

I have a new computer with Windows 8.1 From my old PC with Windows 7 I have a folder with "Windows XP Mode.vhd" file ~120GB. I want to run this VM on my new Windows 8.1 Is any way to do it ? UPDATED ...
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Virtual Machine: Windows 8.1

I am using Virtual Box and I want to run a windows 8.1 on virtual box. My real operating system is windows 8.1 64-bit so I was wondering if I could just copy over the operating system somehow to ...
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Create bootable image of virtualbox

I want to setup a Ubuntu install on a virtualbox and then use this later to install onto a machine. I know I can create clones of partitions using something like Clonezilla, but is something similar ...
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Override localhost IP Adress in Windows 8.1

I'm trying to set up Windows 8.1 virtual machine through VirtualBox for testing a server running on my Mac (running Yosemite 10.10.3). VirtualBox sets up a the IP 10.0.2.2 to point to the host ...
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Why do I have only incoming traffic when copying from network source to network destination?

I have a VirtualBox VM that is located on a network share of my NAS. When I copy something from the VM's disk onto another of the NAS' network shares (so the data is visible outside the VM), the ...
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SSHing into VPS with single IP

I have Comcast Internet for my home, and have a single IP. I've set my hardware router to direct SSH to a physical Linux server. On my physical Linux server, I've created a virtual private server ...
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Oracle Virtual Box connecting USB Device

Oracle Virtual box (v 4.3.4 r 91027) installed on a Windows 7 x64 throws a Failed to attach USB device STMicroelectronics STM32 STLink[0100] to the virtual machine .. .. is busy with previous ...
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How to convert .img to usable VirtualBox format

I have a .img file for Windows 1, and I need to turn it into something which I can use in VirtualBox, such as an ISO, or turning it into a bootable virtual disk for an ICT project. If you need any ...
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Virtualbox 4.3.28 Cannot install windows 8

Help! I have trouble when installing windows 8 in VirtualBox ( my PC run XP as Host ). When Starting the machine, I got This Message: VT-x/AMD-V Hardware acceleration is not available on your ...
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Vmplayer VM unroutable to VirtualBox VMs In The Same Subnet (and vice versa)

I'm running into an issue where I have Vmplayer and VirtualBox VMs both bridged, using dhcp, reaches the external network, and other hosts on the network can ping all the VMs. However, Vmplayer VMs ...
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VirtualBox NAT Network gateway IP

I've set up a NAT Network in Virtualbox at 10.0.5.0/24 and provided my own DHCP server at 10.0.5.15, it's serving up requests fine and the VMs on that network find each other, but they can't get out. ...
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Clonezilla can't restore a partition image on a virtual disk

I have an external USB HD with two partitions. First partition is OS, second partiotion is IMG. On the latter partion I wrote a Clonezilla image of the first partition. Then on my laptop I have ...
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Vmplayer VM unroutable to VirtualBox VMs In The Same Subnet (and vice versa)

I'm running into an issue where I have Vmplayer and VirtualBox VMs both bridged, using dhcp, reaches the external network, and other hosts on the network can ping all the VMs. However, Vmplayer VMs ...
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VirtualBox OSE: Install Guest OS On Headless Host Via VNC?

I've remotely installed VirtualBox OSE on my Gentoo box at home. I have everything set up and ready for the OS. However all the documentation I've read seems to say that you can only use the PUEL ...
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VirtualBox: How can I add (mount) an ISO image file from command-line?

There was before in VirtualBox command-line a command with this syntax: VBoxManage controlvm <VM> dvdattach <filename> So attaching (inserting) a CD/DVD was as easy as: VBoxManage ...
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extracting info from virtualbox .sav file?

I have a .sav file of VirtualBox which I want to restore. But the problem is I only have this file (without any other info of the disk file and RAM size and so on). I tried to duplicate one of my ...
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VirtualBox shared folders returning file not found when loading over HTTP

Hi I have a VirtualBox image which I am starting with vagrant and mounting two shared folders. The folders mount without a problem and are visible when I SSH to the guest machine, but when I try to ...
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How to make VirtualBox Yosemite boot directly to login page

I have these two files on virtualBox : Bootload for AMD.vmdk Mac OS X Yosemite Niresh Intel And AMD.vmdk I want to boot directly to the login page without passing through this screen ...
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Issue: Guest OS (Debian 3.0, 32-bit ) loads with read-only file system immediately upon booting in VMware Workstation 10 (Host OS: Windows 7, 32-bit)

Issue Summary: A guest 32-bit Debian 3.0 virtual machine is opened using VMware. The guest OS loads a read-only file system on startup. Despite root access no file changes can be made to the virtual ...
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Accessing PHP web server running on a VirtualBox VM (with host-only network)

I am trying to connect to the PHP built in web server (php -S) running on a VirtaulBox VM. My host OS: Windows 8.1 x64 My Guest OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS I can access the Apache web server just ...
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With Centos 7 as a Virtualbox guest on a Mac Host, how can I change the screen resolution of the console / command line?

I am using the minimum install of CentOS 7 with command line access only (no graphic support installed). After spending hours reading online about editing grub files, installing guest additions, and ...
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How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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What are the differences between Cloud Virtual Machines and Virtual Machines on a computer?

Google has a service that allows you to create Virtual Machine on his Cloud. There are many Virtual Machine Types like Browsers (StackBrowsers), Mobile Phone, Operating Systems. You can use the Cloud ...
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Cannot setup PCI Passthrough for display adapter in VirtualBox

VirtualBox supports PCI Passthrough and I'm trying to attach my graphics card to the guest OS (host is Windows Server 2012 and guest is Windows 8.1 Professional - so they should both work with the ...