Tag Archives: VirtualBox

VirtualBox Drag-and-Drop

Sorry, drag-and-drop not in latest update Oracle VirtualBox is a virtual machine utility that allows another operating systems to run in a window on Windows and other host machines. VirtualBox 4.3.12 was released on May 16, 2014. This is a … Continue reading

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VirtualBox Guest Additions in a Windows 8 virtual machine

Windows 8 has a quirk that seemingly prevents installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions. This post provides work-around instructions for installing the Guest Additions. In a virtual machine certain support programs are required to make everything appear like a normal computer. … Continue reading

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Running Windows 8 in VirtualBox

Oracle VirtualBox Guest Additions received an upgrade recently (May 22, 2012). The prior release did not install in Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my computer. The new version installed without any problems and provides all the expected features. So I … Continue reading

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