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How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

Hello friends, welcome back to our Web Blog Virtualization is very helpful in our daily lives, including if we want to create a virtual operating system. On this occasion we will share about the VirtualBox Tutorial for Beginners which discusses How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox.

Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

Tutorials Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

Table Of Contents

  • What is Virtualbox and Virtualization
  • How to Download and Install VirtualBox
  • Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

1.What is VirtualBox and Virtualization

Oracle VM Virtualbox or VirtualBox is software or an application that is open source, which can be used to create a virtual machine, such as a Windows, Linux or Android mobile operating system, this is usually called or related to Virtualization.

Oracle VM VirtualBox is open source virtualization software, which can create, manage, and run multiple virtual machines (VMs) simultaneously. Features include guest multiprocessing, USB device support, remote machine viewing, RDP authentication, and soft keyboard

In VirtualBox there is the term Virtualization. What is meant by virtualization here is to create a virtual Personal Computer machine or operating system that can run side by side with the main operating system.

2. How to Download and Install VirtualBox

Good friends, here is the process of how to install Virtualbox on Windows, for installation on Windows 7, 8 and 10, the stages are actually the same. But here I only give an example for installation on Windows 10. But the essence is the same. OK, here are the steps. 

Before that we will download VirtualBox  :

  • In the first stage, you must be connected to the internet, and be able to open your favorite browser. Then in the address bar, you can search on search engines with the keyword "VirtualBox Download". Then it will appear like the image below :

    Looking at the virtualbox site via google search
  • Next you can click the Downloads link on the site, so friends will be directed to the virtualbox site.
    Download VirtualBox

  • On the Download VirtualBox page you can download virtualbox according to the operating system you are using, as shown in the picture there are types of operating systems that are supported by VirtualBox.
    • Windows Host
    • MacOS
    • Linux

 Install VirtualBox on Windows 10

  • The first stage, you must have downloaded virtualbox on the official website from virtualbox. Then find where the virtualbox file is to carry out the virtualbox install process on Windows 10.

    Run and Open Virtualbox

  • If so, then next, friends will be faced with the Welcome screen from Virtualbox itself. Here is what it looks like, and friends can immediately click the next button.

    Virtualbox Home View

  • In the next stage, we will be given a choice of what features we will install and there is also a folder or place for us to install virtualbox, here I will just go next because it is default by virtualbox.

    Virtualbox Feature Selection

  • If so, then next we will be faced with several choices, including creating a start menu, creating a desktop shortcut, and several others, here I just go next according to the default of Virtualbox.

    Selection of Virtualbox Options

  • Next, there will be a warning from Virtualbox which contains a warning: network interfaces, so there is information that the virtualbox installation will cut off the connection to the internet.
  • Because here, virtualbox will install the Adapter, namely the Host Only Adapter. Next, I immediately clicked the yes button.

    Warning Network Instalation
  • After that, please click install to start the Virtualbox installation, and please wait a few seconds for it to finish.

    Semi Final Install Virtualbox

  • Installing Virtualbox on windows has been completed, if you want better results, then after installing, restart your Windows or operating system. And here just finish.

    Finish Install Virtualbox

  • The following is the homepage display after finishing installing Virtualbox on Windows. In Virtualbox on my device there are already several OSes that I have used.

    Virtualbox Home

3. Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

Next we will create a virtual machine for Windows 10, friends can follow the following tutorial:

1. After opening VirtualBox, next friends click new / new to create a virtual machine

New Mesin Virtual

2.Next, the name and operating system will appear, fill in according to the operating system to be installed, for example:

  • Name : Windows 10
  • Machine Folder : virtualbox data storage (automatic / manual)
  • Type : Microsoft Windows / Relevant OS
  • Version : Windows 10 / Relevant OS
Name and Operating System

3.Then it will set the size for RAM or memory, for Windows 10, at least 2GB or 2048 MB.

RAM Windows 10

4. Next we enter the Hard disk menu, to choose whether we will create a virtual hard disk, or use an existing hard disk. Because we are just starting out, we select Create a New Hard Disk (create a virtual hard disk now). Then click Create.

Create disk virtual

5. Next, we will choose the type of hard disk that we will use, we just select VDI, then next.

Type Harddisk Virtual

6. Next, we just select Dynamical Alocated, which means that the size of the virtual hard disk will be enlarged as needed, if you choose Fixed Size, the virtual hard disk capacity has been statically determined.

physical harddisk dynamic allocated

7. In this menu, we will only provide a hard disk capacity of 50GB. If so, please click Create

Disk size

8. After friends click create, then it's finished creating a virtual machine for Windows 10.

Finish Create Virtual Machine Windows 10

After creating a virtual machine for Windows 10, next is that we will install a virtual box with the Windows 10 operating system from the virtual machine that we created earlier, to continue, friends, you can click the start button or start.

Alright friends, that's enough for the Linux Learning Tutorial for Beginners, How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in VirtualBox.  I hope this tutorial is useful for all of us.  

That is all and thank you.

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