Title of the script: Installation of VirtualBox in WIndows
Author: Praveen S
Keywords: VirtualBox, VirtualBox installation, Windows, Virtualisation, Spoken Tutorial, Video Tutorial
|Slide: Introduction||Welcome to the spoken tutorial on Installing VirtualBox in Windows Operating System.|
| Slide: Learning Objective
|| In this tutorial we will learn:
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|Slide: VirtualBox|| What is VirtualBox?
|Slide: System requirements for VirtualBox|| To install an OS inside a VirtualBox, the base machine should have the following configuration.
This will ensure that the VirtualBox will work smoothly.
|Slide: System requirements for VirtualBox|| In case the base machine has Windows OS, then it should be any one of the following versions:
|Lets start the installation.|
|Slide: VirtualBox Download link|| To download the latest version of VirtualBox go to the following link in a web browser.
|| I have already opened this url in a Firefox web browser on my machine.
|Highlight Version No.|| At the time of this recording, the latest version of VirtualBox is 5.2.18
|Click on Windows hosts|| Now click on the link Windows hosts.
|Slide: Note|| Important note:
Before installing VirtualBox, we have to ensure that Virtualization is enabled on our machine.
|Go to Taskbar, right click and select Task Manager|| Let us verify if Virtualization is enabled or not in Windows 8 or 10 machine.
|The Task manager window opens.|
|In Task Manager, click on Performance tab|| If you are opening it for the first time, click on More details at the bottom of this window.
|Bottom right >> highlight Virtualization|| In the Performance tab, at the bottom right, locate Virtualization.
|Highlight Virtualization Enabled||In my case it is already enabled.|
|Close the taskbar||Now close the Taskbar by clicking on the x icon at top right corner.|
|Let us now install VirtualBox.|
|Show Downloads folder||Go to the folder where we downloaded VirtualBox.exe file.|
|Right click virtualBox.exe >> select Run as Administrator||Now right-click on the file and select Run as Administrator.|
|Click on Yes||In the User Account Control dialog box that appears, click on Yes.|
|Setup window - Welcome screen||Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2.18 Setup window with a welcome message appears.|
|Click Next||Click on the Next button at the bottom of the window to proceed further.|
|Custom Setup window 1||The next screen is Custom Setup.|
| Point to Location and Browse button.
|| If we wish to change the location of the installation, we can do so.
I will skip this, as I prefer to install it in the default location.
|Click Next||Click on the Next button at the bottom of the window to proceed.|
|Custom Setup window 2|| In the next Custom Setup screen, we can select some features depending on our requirement.
|Click Next||Click on the Next button at the bottom of the window.|
|Warning screen|| The next window shows some warning message regarding Network.
|Click Yes||Click on Yes button at the bottom of the window.|
|Ready to Install >> Click on the Install button|| We are now redirected to the Ready to Install screen.
|This installation may take some time.|
|Windows Security window|| You may get a popup window named Windows Security.
Click on Install button.
|Success message||Once done we can see the message “Oracle VM VirtualBox installation is complete”|
|Highlight the selection|| In this screen, there’s an option “Start Oracle VM VirtualBox after installation”
|Uncheck the selection||I don’t want to launch VM immediately, so I will unselect it.|
|Click on Finish||Lastly, click on the Finish button.|
|Show Desktop||Now on the Desktop, we can see the shortcut icon for the VirtualBox.|
|Double click on VirtualBox icon||Double-click on the VirtualBox icon to launch the application.|
|Show VirtualBox Interface||VirtualBox application opens. This indicates that the installation is successful.|
| With this we come to the end of this tutorial.
Let us summarize.
|Slide: Summary|| In this tutorial, we have learnt
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