Upgrading from the free VirtualBox to the more full-featured Hyper-V environment can be done, even though Hyper-V doesn’t support VirtualBox VMs natively. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to convert VirtualBox VMs to Hyper-V and migrate them.
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We showed you how to get Windows 10 up and running in VMware Workstation, but VMWare is expensive. Here’s how to use the free VM alternative VIrtualBox.
VirtualBox sets Windows 7 to display the basic theme by default, but you can enable Aero themes by installing guest additions and adjusting otherr settings.
VirtualBox runs well enough under normal circumstances, but once you start moving VHDs around, it might spit out errors. Here’s how to fix a common problem after moving a VHD.
Many users run into problems when it comes to attaching physical media to their virtual machines over USB. This guide will show you the simplest way to make it work.
Are you a Windows user who’s been hesitant to try or switch to Linux? Zorin OS Linux let’s you make the switch the easy way. Here’s how to test it out on VirtualBox.
Earlier this week I built my first Windows 8 VM using VirtualBox. Only problem was more than half the built-in Metro Apps wouldn’t load / launch on the VM. Weather for example… I can see it, I can click on it but no matter what I try, none of the Metro apps on my Virtual […]
Install Windows 8 as a VirtualBox VM is a great option if you’re looking to test things out before jumping 100% into VM. Here’s how it works.
Why choose between Windows and Ubuntu when you can have the best of both worlds? For the last few days I’ve been running both simultaneously on my dual screen desktop, and I have to say it is pretty darn groovy. Using Virtualbox you can setup a virtual machine (VM) that will run on the 2nd […]
Last time we showed you how to setup Ubuntu on your Windows computer as a dual-boot option with Wubi. This time we’ll look at how you can run Ubuntu simultaneously as a virtual machine (VM) in VirtualBox. The great thing about VirtualBox is that it doesn’t require you to create any boot media. Also, both […]
Ever wanted a virtual sandbox to install unpredictable software, risky downloads, registry hacks, and other capricious things you wouldn’t put your real computer through? We’ve covered how to do a few things in Microsoft’s Virtual PC in the past, but this time we’ll look at how to set up a free groovy alternative: VirtualBox. […]