I'm virtualizing an Elementary OS Loki using VirtualBox 5.1.8 on Windows 7 Enterprise, and I want to remotely control this VM from a Windows 10 Pro using VNC. I'm inexperienced in VMs and remote control, so a more detailed explanation may be necessary.

Obs.: I've seen this before:How to connect to VirtualBox remote desktop client using VNC? The problem is that the configuration is different. I'm trying to access a Linux guest in a Windows host, from another Windows. This person tried to access a Windows guest in a Linux host, from Mac. And I saw that in this specific case there was some sort of port issue. So, I suppose my specific configuration may demand some specific details that someone more experienced can tell.

  • As noted in the linked question VirtualBox does not support VNC. Since you're wanting to control the VM from Windows PC, I would recommend the built in RDP support. Otherwise if you must use VNC you will have to install a VNC server on the guest machine. – heavyd Nov 21 '16 at 23:18
  • I second the rdp approach. See this for more info virtualbox.org/manual/ch07.html – Argonauts Nov 22 '16 at 4:11

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