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Installing VirtualBox drivers

From: Basic Installation and Configuration of Windows Server 2012

Video: Installing VirtualBox drivers

Now that we've gone ahead and Now well go ahead and click the next button.

Installing VirtualBox drivers

Now that we've gone ahead and installed our Windows Server 2012 into our virtual machine, there are a few things we need to do to the virtual machine so that it communicates better with Virtual Box. The main thing we need to do is add additional drivers to our virtual machine to allow the better communications. The way we add the drivers to our virtual machine. Is come up to the Devices menu option, click it, then come down here and insert the Guest Additions CD image. So, click that. Once we've clicked the Insert Guest Additions CD image, we can come down here to our.

File explorer, and click that. When we click the file explorer, you'll notice that there is now a CD in the virtual machine called CD Drive Virtual Box Guest Editions. Go ahead and double click that. And this will open up a selection of files for you. We're going to go ahead and click the v box windows editions. To set up the drives for this machine. Now well go ahead and click the next button. Take our default settings and click next again and then click install. As you can see it is beginning the install process for us.

Now that the files have been extracted we can come out and click the install button here. And they will finish the process. Now if the process is over we can click finish. If this error comes up just go ahead and click close program. Okay, I'm just going to log in real quick, as you can see, once we logged in it resized the screen automatically. Now that we've logged in, we can go ahead to full screen. Then click switch and it will stretch down to fill the whole screen.

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