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Re: Oracle VM VirtualBox INSTALLATION

Post by AndyMH » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:39 am

Assuming you are now a member of vboxusers group, one of three things:
  • You need to install guest additions in windows - run the win7 VM and from the devices menu you can select the guest additions cd image (botton of the list). If running seamless the VB menu is a drop down at the top of the screen, if running full screen its bottom right. In win 'my computer' you will see the cd drive, install as you would any win program.
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  • You need to install the usb3 drivers in win, link in one of my earlier posts. Win7 does not support usb3 'out of the box'.
  • You need to change you usb settings in VB - settings menu in vb, usb, you have the choice of usb1.1, 2.0 or 3.0.
If it all works you can go to the devices menu in VB > USB and you should see a list of attached usb devices - select which ones you want to give to windows. It should then appear in 'my computer'. From memory, if a usb device is assigned to windows you can't use it in mint until you deselect it or close win/VB.
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Re: Oracle VM VirtualBox INSTALLATION

Post by Peter Linu » Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:01 am

I sent you a private message.
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