Windows guest installation in Virtualbox 1.6.2

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Windows guest installation in Virtualbox 1.6.2

Postby calymea » Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:54 pm

Hi , could someone please help me with the actual installation of Window$ XP Pro Sp2 in Virtualbox 1.6.2. I have VB installed and have created an empty virtual machine space and labeled it as "Windows XP Pro". Could someone please advise me on the actual guest O/S installation process, including any settings I need to set or alter. Thanks everyone.

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Re: Windows guest installation in Virtualbox 1.6.2

Postby proxima_centauri » Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:08 pm

You need to insert your WinXP install disc, or .iso, and start up the machine.
Install Windows per usual..
After installation when in Windows click on devices on the top menu bar, click Install Guest Additions.
This will mount either a CD or a Folder visable in My Computer, explore it and click on the install thing.
Reboot and you should be good.


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