Forum discussion tagged with Virtualbox.
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    Solved! Security: How to safely install a virus on a VM

    So I use Oracle VirtualBox and I want to have a contest with my friend to see who could destroy Windows XP the most. I am hesitant to do this because I know viruses can detect and escape from a Virtual Machine. Is there and possible way to make it so the Virtual Machine is separated from my...
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    Solved! VirtualBox - only showing 32bit systems even though I have a 64-bit pc?

    I already googled this and nothing solved my issue. I have a 64-bit based pc and processor. I have enabled Virtualization Technology on my BIOS and restarted / powered off etc. I have also tried to disable "Hyper-V", but it's not shown on Windows 10. I have also: - Reinstalled VirtualBox -...
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    Oracle VM VirtualBox, VMware Workstation Windows 9x 3D-Acceleration

    How to get 3D-Acceleration in Windows 9x in VirtualBox or VMware? Is it possible?
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    VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VM VirtualBox

    Which one is better? VMware or VirtualBox?
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    i am using Acer AMD A8-3500M APU but i can't install VMWare

    if i try to install i get a message that your processor can't support VMWare
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    Best Windows XP Emulator?

    VMware or VirtualBox? Which one for Windows XP? I tried Windows XP in PCem Emulator and it's very slow.
  7. drjackool

    Install apps on Android

    Hi I install Android 7 on VirtualBox (PC) but when want to install my app (beurer HealthManager) in Android show "cannot open" message. I think the app is designed only for phones and not android tablets. There is a way to install on the tablets?
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    VMware or VirtualBox for Windows XP?

    Which one is better for Windows XP and later OS? VMware Workstation or VirtualBox? For Windows 98 i have DOSBox.
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    Disabling RAID-0 on ASUS ROG G701VIK-GB040R

    Hey there, The ASUS ROG G701VIK-GB040R seems to suit most of my needs from the given specs. Before buying, I would like a confirmation, that the two installed SSD can be used with disabled RAID - as I need to have two OS installed. Some threats point out, that this could be a problem with the...
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    Working Windows 98 Emulator with 3D-Acceleration?

    I tried PCem, DOSBox, VirtualBox and VMware. PCem is slow and has bugs in games. DOSBox not good for Windows 9x because some games not working. I tried the same old Windows game in VirtualBox and VMware. VirtualBox can't even run game in Windows XP (No 3D Card). VMware runs but it's not...
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    Installing Kali on VirtualBox

    I am trying to install kali on virtualbox, but whenever I try to select my kali .iso as the virtual optical drive, it says Failed to open the disk image file E:\kali-linux-2017.1-amd64.iso. Could not get the storage format of the medium 'E:\kali-linux-2017.1-amd64.iso' (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED)...
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    VMware Workstation, PCem or VirtualBox?

    Which one for old games?
  13. Rohail Sk

    Need Advice For a Light Weight Portable Laptop or 2-in-1 under 25000 INR

    I want a Light Weight Portable Laptop of good quality under 25000 Indian rupees. Main purpose for college, some light java coding and running virtalbox. I already have an hp-pavilion g6-2237tx for some heavy workload. I have also sorted out these options suggestions which one is better: 1. Asus...
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    remove unauthorized virtual machine

    i need some help on gettin a virtual machine an old "friend" of mine put on my pc i realllly need help, been fighting this thing for a while and i dont know what to do anymore
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    I wan't to destroy windows in a virtual machine

    I plan to install windows in virtualbox and put a bunch of viruses on it. I have plans too keep my host pc from getting infected. I am going to do it in Linux, Make sure no windows pcs are connected to the network at the time, and do it on a computer that I don't use anymore. However, I want to...
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    Minimum requirements needed to play Youtube HD videos and run VM smoothly

    I am planning to buy a laptop (but I still can't decide whether to get new or refurbished) which I would use mostly for browsing (especially for watching Youtube HD videos and playing any other Flash and HTML5 content. I am also planning to run a virtual OS. What specs should I look for? P.S...
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    Does using a VPN help keep you safe on a VM from a virus infecting the host?

    Im trying to stay as safe as possible from a virus/malware infecting host via VM. I have been on forums and a good half of people say your safe on a VM..while the other half says all this stuff to keep u safe and how your not ALL that safe.
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    Are you really that safe on a VM?

    I usually use my VM and nothing ever got on the host, i mean i never tried downloading malware,just PUPS,Regular Rogue AV's and a few other odds and ends. But are you really that safe? I use a NAT and my host is ethernet. Am i really that safe?
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    Can I use VirtualBox on windows 10 Home edition?

    I am buying a new laptop and the one that I want only comes with Windows 10 Home edition preinstalled... I read somewhere that Windows 10 Pro edition supports Virtualization, but not Win home.... does that mean that VirtualBox won't work on win10home? or does this only apply for Microsoft...
  20. WyomingKnott

    Virtualbox VM portable on a USB stick

    I have a USB stick that, on a good USB 3.0 port, benches as fast as my SSD. What I want to do is actually run a VM from it in Virtualbox. Actually be able to plug the stick into home or office PC and continue where I left off. VB is running under Windows 10; the VM is Ubuntu. As far as I can...
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    Is this Laptop good? HP Pavillion 15-ab061tx

    Hai! Is this laptop support the latest games in mid setting? Will it also support VirtualBox? Thank you! Specs link below :
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    Is this Laptop good? HP Pavillion 15-ab061tx

    Hai! Is this laptop support the latest games in mid setting? Will it also support VirtualBox? Thank you! Specs link below :
  23. RobotLizard

    Can I Open An OS On VirtualBox From USB?

    Hi all! I really want to try out Steam OS, but don't want to install it over Windows 7 which I currently have. I was going to use VirtualBox to do so, but it seems to only allow you to boot an OS from a disk. I don't have any discs other than a CD-RW and I don't think I can mount an ISO on...
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    VirtualBox kernel panic with Snow Leopard 10.6.1-10.6.2 Intel/AMD made by Hazard on boot (Host is Windows 7)

    Hi, so I am having this error while trying to boot into Mac OSx after a successful installation: My specs are: -MSI 970A-g46 -AMD FX 6300 3.5GHz -4 GB DDR3 RAM -AMD Radeon HD 7750 I have followed these steps to install Mac on VirtualBox...
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    Problem with Virtualbox! "unsupported version 14 of data unit 'cpum'" Help me!

    Hello everyone! A few days ago i've upgraded virtualbox to 4.3.4 version but it hasn't allowed me to open the VM (with Linux). The problem was a little bit boring 'cause virtualbox showed me an error requiring the virtualization in the CPU configuration, but since my BIOS Utility has not the...
  26. I3lood Eagle

    Virtualization Project Help

    I have a project due where I have to conceptualize what type of Virtualization software is best applied where, how it's different in appeal to other software of the same caliber, and how it is used in comparison to the aforementioned software. My instructor was talking about Visors I'm going to...
  27. clonic96

    VirtualBox can't install any OS's.. Help?

    I don't know what i did wrong, but this comes up EVERY time I try to install any OS.. :( Any ideas?
  28. hms8

    Can't run Mac OS X Lion on Virtualbox; because of AMD processor

    Hello everyone, I am using Windows 8. I want run Mac OS X Lion on Virtualbox, but I found that it is not possible because I am using AMD processor. Is there any fix for that? Thanks in advance
  29. xXCowGoesWoofxx

    VirtualBox Wireless Internet?

    Hello, I currently have Oracle VirtualBox installed on my computer (Windows 7). The OS I have installed in VirtualBox is Windows 98. I would like to know if there is any way to get my Belkin USB WiFi Adapter (F91101v1) to work on Windows 98 in the VM?
  30. magnus71

    Using shared folders in virtualbox

    i had a VM of windows me....wanted to run turbo c which i have on my hard drive. how do i do that? i use virtualbox.
  31. magnus71

    Virtual machine software

    Whats the best virtual machine software? i'm using virtualbox currently. would VMware make a better choice?
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    Windows 8 & ubuntu 12.04 on oracle virtualbox?

    Windows xp pro sp3 Latest oracle virtualbox edition Virtualbox extension pack I have managed to install win xp win 7 and ubuntu 10.04 on virtualbox. But I can't manage to install windows 8 consumer preview or ubuntu 12.04 alpha. Both 32 bit versions. Windows 8 gives me this error message: Your...
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    Help with resizing screen resolution on Virtualbox

    I'm running windows 7 within Oracle VM Virtualbox on a Mac book pro with a native resolution of 1680 x 1050. The only graphic crad available is within the Windows 7 software with no upgrade possible. There is an option for 1600 x 1200, but its 1680 x 1050 thats needed. Do you know how to alter it?
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    How do I make an immutable drive in VirtualBox for Windows 7 x64?

    I have a windows computer (host) running VirtualBox. I am trying to create an immutable drive for a Windows XP Pro Virtual Machine (guest) so that I can surf the internet without having to worry so much about viruses etc. I am NOT talking about saving the system state.