For those who have to work with software and systems, virtual machines are a powerful tool that can help us test software before running on real machines. The name VMware Workstation is probably well-known but in addition VirtualBox is also a very useful virtual machine creation software that we may not yet know. Come on, let's learn TipsMake how to create virtual machines with VirtualBox software in the following article!
First, download the free VirtualBox tool at the following address: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Step 1: Open VirtualBox and click New to create a new virtual machine.
Step 2: You name the virtual machine in the Name section , change the folder containing the virtual machine file in the Machine Folder , select the type of virtual machine installed in the Type and the installation version of the virtual machine in the Version section . After making your selection, click Next to continue.
Step 3: Set the amount of RAM for the virtual machine by dragging the slider left or right. The recommended RAM level is 2GB, if our computer owns a large amount of RAM, you can set the RAM level from 4-8GB.
Step 4: Select Create a virtual hard disk now (1) to let the software create a virtual drive for you. Click Create (2) to create.
Step 5: Select the default drive type as VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image) . Then click Next to continue.
Step 6: Select Dynamically allocated to create VirtualBox partitions on your hard drive. Then click Next to continue.
Step 7: You set the hard drive capacity for the virtual machine. Minimum size is 20GB and you can increase it by dragging the slider to the right. Then choose Create to create software partition virtual machine.
Step 8: After the setup process is successful, we will get the virtual machine with the parameters as shown below. Now you boot up the virtual machine by clicking on the virtual machine name and select Start .
Step 9: This step VirtualBox requires you to open the ISO file to install for the virtual machine. Click the Open icon .
And select the path to the ISO file to install Windows and click Open .
Step 10: Click Start to begin the virtual machine installation process.
Step 11: Then you install Windows on the normal virtual machine.
Step 12: And finally your virtual machine installed and booted successfully as shown below is done.
With the steps presented in the article, you can create your own virtual machine and install your favorite software on it. Good luck!