Published on September 22nd, 2023
IntroOracle VirtualBox is like the Swiss Army knife of your computer, offering a toolbox of virtualization wonders. It lets you host multiple operating systems on your PC simultaneously, making it a must-have tool for tech enthusiasts and developers alike. With its user-friendly interface, setting up and managing virtual machines is as straightforward as assembling a sandwich. You can allocate CPU, memory, and storage resources to each virtual machine, take snapshots like a pro photographer, and create virtual networks for all your digital adventures. In a world where Windows, Linux, macOS, and more coexist peacefully, VirtualBox is the ultimate peacekeeper, ensuring your computing experiences are as harmonious as a perfectly-tuned symphony.
00:00 Introduction 00:15 Check virtualization 00:56 Install VirtualBox 01:45 Setup Ubuntu VM 05:25 Adjust resolution 05:55 Powering Options 06:27 Snapshots Overview 07:08 Setup Windows 11 VM 09:24 Wrap Up
Enable Virtualization in BIOS
1. **Access BIOS/UEFI Settings:** - Restart your computer. - Press the key (e.g., F2, F10, Del) to access BIOS/UEFI settings during startup (before the Windows logo). 2. **Enable Virtualization:** - Locate the "Virtualization Technology," "Intel VT-x," or "AMD Virtualization" option in BIOS/UEFI settings. - Change it from "Disabled" to "Enabled." - Save changes and exit the BIOS/UEFI settings. 3. **Restart Your Computer:** - Your computer will reboot. 4. **Verify Virtualization:** - Install virtualization software like VMware, VirtualBox, or Hyper-V. - Create a virtual machine to confirm that virtualization is working. Please note that these steps may still vary slightly based on your computer's manufacturer and BIOS/UEFI version, so refer to your system's documentation for precise instructions.