I'm (trying) to use Virtualbox on the remote computer - headless mode.

When creating a virtual machine, with

VBoxManage createvm --ostype Windows7 --name MYBOX --register

it created it in my $HOME/VirtualBox VMs/ direictory. It is really annoying to have a space in the path. ;(

How to change the default path from "VirtualBox VMs" to something other with commandline?

2 Answers 2


just discovered - tt is simple:

VBoxManage setproperty machinefolder /new/path

You can also try to use mklink /J junction for folders on another drive, that might solve your problem but first you should move "VirtualBox VMs" to another drive and then create a link to that directory.



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