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

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Windows XP guest VM on Windows 10 host with GPU and audio

I am attempting to run a Windows XP guest VM on a Windows 10 host, with GPU acceleration and audio. This is so that I can convert a really old XP computer with really old installed games into a VM, ...
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How to create a serial pipe between a windows host and virtual machine in VirtualBox?

I am trying to debug the kernel of a windows 7 virtual machine and am following the steps here, here and here. I ran: bcdedit /debug on bcdedit /dbgsettings serial debugport:n baudrate:115200 on ...
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Unable to ssh to one of my VM's

I have just build 4 VM's much identical to each other but I not sure as to why for one VM I am not able to ssh from SecureCRT. Host OS is Windows 10 All Four VM as CentOS(two Centos 6.8 and two ...
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Apache runs locally but can't be accessed from other machine

I'm running Apache 2.2.3 in a VM for a test environment on CentOS 5. Apache is running and responding to requests on the VM itself. If I run "lynx localhost" on the VM I do get my test page. When I ...
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Virtual machine as productive environment

So my father's small business is stuck with using Windows and they are really depending on it to run every day flawlessly. Occasionally that is not the case of course, be it because windows update ...
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Can't install Windows 98 SE in virtualbox - SUWIN caused a General Protection Fault in module <unknown>

I get this error when installing Windows 98 Second Edition on virtualbox. my host is Mac OsX. the guest settings are the following: Base memory: 64 MB Boot Order: Floppy, Optical, Hard Disk ...
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VirtualBox consuming 100% CPU even when the guest is idle

I've tried all the solutions available on different forums. This is the configuration of my system: Pentium Dual Core T230 (1.73 + 1.73), 2gb RAM Oracle VM VirtualBox ver. 4.3.14 r95030 This is ...
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virtual box google service stopped

I just installed Android 4.4 on my Virtualbox, but when I want to start Google play I get this error: I thought it was because I had no internet connection. So I searched how to enable internet but ...
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VirtualBox guest not recognizing increased HDD space

I've increased the size of my VDI using VBoxManage modifyhd myHDD.vdi --resize 50000but I can't make the guest recognize and use the new space. GParted on guest (Linux Mint) VirtualBox Manager on ...
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How to run a headless VM with VBoxManager as a windows service

Objective I want to run this command VBoxManage startvm MyVM --type headless at the boot system just like a service (postgres, apache) does. What i've tried 1. I've tried to create a service using ...
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Ubuntu mounts drive, Gdisk can't find it

This is probably a rather basic question, but - Ubuntu has managed to find something on an attached hard drive image that I can't actually find with gdisk or testdisk myself. It's a rather strange ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 install unresponsive on Windows 7 Professional

Installed VirtualBox then followed this tutorial to install Ubuntu 14.04. Everything went smoothly up to 3.15 in the video on a Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) system. Once I ran Ubuntu it would ...
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Connecting to a second guest from a guest using NAT port forwarding

I'm having a bear of a time, using VirtualBox, connecting to a 2nd guest from another guest that is using NAT port forwarding. I've tried setting the second guest to the bridge adapter, but that ...
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Virtualbox -> Can't add 2nd adapter to network for VM

I have a Debian Wheezy VM running in virtual box with the 1st adapter being NAT. However I want to also add a Host-only network but I can't add 2nd adapter to network for VM, it is grayed out. Any ...
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Windows XP failed after adding second virtual display on a VirtualBox VM

Oracle VM VirtualBox failed when I added a monitor. Under Oracle VM VirtualBox version 5.0.16 on Win10, I built and have been using a Windows XP virtual machine. I decided I wanted to add a second ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Linux host in VirtualBox

I have a VirtualBox vm (Slackware 13.1) which runs a samba share. I just moved that vm from a Windows 7 host to a Linux host (Slackware 14.1). But now I cannot reach the share anymore. Why? That's ...
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Virtualbox - auto resolution used to work but don't anymore, clipboard still works

I run Virtualbox on my mac to have access to a Linux (LUbuntu 14.04). I installed it three days ago, and after a few googling I managed to set it up properly, with the resolution working fine. But ...
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VirtualBox won't forward port 80

Windows 8.1x64 host, Debian 8.3 guest. I've got 2 network adapters set up: 1st is NAT and 2nd is Host-only. I have set up port forwarding for ports 22 and 80 for NAT adapter. Port 22 works (meaning I ...
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Virtualbox lubuntu internet gateway wont work

I've been trying to make a simple gateway in virtual box (lubuntu 16) I've started a simple http server (on port 8080) and redirected port 80 to 8080 and started a dns server (on the host machine) ...
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vagrant VirtualBox - cannot connect HTTP from host while connected to a VPN (Watchguard)

I am revising my question completely. I cannot connect to my "public network" Virtualbox virtual machine via HTTP while I am connected to a Watchguard VPN. As soon as I turned off the VPN, I was able ...
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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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Why can't I use SSH with these firewall rules? [WINDOWS HOST]

I'm currently trying to connect to my Linux Mint guest via SSH on my Windows 10 host. Better said, I'm trying to connect to the guest successfully with particular firewall rules in mind. Using ...
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Passthrough whole SATA Controller to Virtualbox

I am a bit confused about perfomance virtual drives based physically on SSD. It is no matter - or it's raw mode or virtual image disk mode. All SSDs goodies are nearly gone ((( There are tones of bad ...
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Windows XP transfer to VM, Error Code: 0x80040507

I have some Symantec Ghost images (.gho and .ghs) that I've converted to .vmdk files (using ghost32.exe) and loaded up in VirtualBox. They contain Windows XP SP3 machines that are known to work on the ...
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snapshot of physical PC for running in virtualbox

I have seen and read several posts about converting the hard drive of a physical PC to a virtual disk that can later be run in a virtual machine. But each of those posts and answers referred only to ...
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Can't “vagrant up” atlassian box

Windows 8.1, latest vagrant and VirtualBox versions. Running commands in git CLI on Windows. I was able to start up ubuntu/trusty64 without any problem, and did not need to log in to atlas.hashicorp....
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How do I enable the shared clipboard in VirtualBox?

Where is the configuration option for sharing clipboards (copy & paste) between the host OS and the guest OS?
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How can I start a VM without getting a window? [duplicate]

VirtualBox has a window showing the display of the guest OS. I am connecting to VirtualBox with Remote Desktop, so I don't need VirtualBox to show that window in the host OS. Of course, I can ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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Cannot restart apache onto Linux Mint

Linux Mint is the Guest System on Virtual Box Windows 8.1 is the Host System danko@danko-VirtualBox ~ $ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart [sudo] password for danko: Restarting web server apache2 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installer Boot Prompt Line Breaks

I'm building a VirtualBox Ubuntu 16.04 image. I want to use a preseed file to answer the install questions. I start the VirtualBox VM with the 16.04 .iso attached to the VM, and drop into the ...
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Video stream apps don't work in x86 android

What is the explanation that any video stream apps such as iptv's, periscope, etc... wont run in x86 android in virtualbox? I think it is serious limitation. And not only virtualbox, i booted it on ...
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VirtualBox - guest Ubuntu loses DNS when host connects to VPN

I have Ubuntu guest OS in VirtualBox using default NAT for eth0. Works fine at the office and at home EXCEPT when on office VPN from home. When the host OS (Windows 7) is connected to the VPN, DNS ...
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Establishing SSH connection on a local machine to a system running within VirtualBox

I'm running Debian on a Virtual box on Mac OS X. On the same machine, I would like to connect to Debian from the mac terminal. Simply put, I want to execute commands by Mac terminal not by writing ...
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Redirecting wildcard domain to local ip address

I try to have my local workstation redirect a complete wildcard subdomain to a specific ip address. I run VirtualBox on my CentOS 7.2-1511 which provides a VM on 192.168.11.11 (for those interested: ...
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Having an issue with VT-x not being detected

I've recently built a new machine, planned as a significant upgrade from my last box... Gigabyte X99P-SLI Motherboard Intel i7-5930K CPU (Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes) 64 GB RAM ...
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Android-x86 6.0 Marshmallow in VirtualBox doesn't start

I succesfully installed android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso in VirtualBox but the VM doesn't start. This is my GRUB: If I start the VM with the first option I get error Failed to find cpu0 device node. I ...
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Access Jira on VirtualBox from host

I'm developing a plugin for JIRA and installed the Atlassian SDK on a Xubuntu 14.04 guest on a Win7 host with VirtualBox. On my VM I can access my JIRA instance via localhost:2990/jira or my given IP ...
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Networking in virtual box

I have one guest running on Virtual Box on Ubuntu host and one guest running on virtual box on Ubuntu on another host. I want to communicate from one guest to anther guest. How can I do that in ...
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How to ping a vm on a machine from a vm on another machine?

I have 2 centos 7 VMs on my laptop. They can ping each other and the host. However, I am unable to ping a VM on another laptop.
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VM Pulling IP out of my DHCP Range

I've set up a 2016 server on my laptop to mess around with, and added the usual suspects (AD, DNS, DHCP). I set the DHCP pool to 192.168.0.20 - 192.168.0.250. All my physical machines are withing ...
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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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How to fix virtualbox startup error: “vboxadd-service … failed!”

I'm using VirtualBox 4.0.8 with Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit host and debian 6.0.1a amd64 guest (in CLI mode). I installed Guest Additions and it seems to work, at least partially, as I have ...
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How can I set the screen resolution in VirtualBox during a system installation?

I want to record the installation process of some operating systems but VirtualBox, without VB guest additions, set the screen resolution to 800x600. So, is there a method to change the resolution ...
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Virtual Box Networking

I have 3 virtual machines on Virtualbox connected to three different host-only networks in one Host, and 3 virtual machines on Virtualbox on another host with same configuration host-only networks. ...
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Oracle VirtualBox not able to connect to internet when the host is having slow internet

Virtual Box running on windows 8.1 has trouble connecting to internet probably when the host is having slow internet connection (This happens occasionally and there is no issues with the internet ...
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Develop from Windows, run on a command-line Linux virtual machine [closed]

I've always developed web apps on my Windows pc in a Linux virtual machine (programs and frameworks not always have full compatibility with Windows, but I find Windows handy for other reasons, so that'...
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I Can't log into windows in VirtualBox without Microsoft account

I am opening windows for the first time i get this: I am, using VirtualBox. I don't have a Microsoft account. How can i log in?
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Disable NFS sharing when the host is Windows

Our VM works nice on Linux, but on Windows, I want the sync_folder to be off (we'll code remotly on the machine, it'll be faster) Is there a way to execute this code on OSX & Linux WHILE ...