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Share Files & Folders Between Your Host Machine and VirtualBox

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The easiest way to do this is to simply create a shared folder on the computer then create a network connection to it on the Virtual Machine. http://www.avoiderrors.net/?p=10711
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Cromuel Barut (10 days ago)
thansk alot
Anatoly Szogi (1 month ago)
Thank you for your explnation it is one of the best I have ever saw.
KingHub (1 month ago)
what a pain in the ass
BIG T. (1 month ago)
I haven’t got a devices tab
Ibrahim Olaitan (3 months ago)
Great!!! works perfectly. Thanks man
Komal talreja (3 months ago)
Is this folder will get updated in real time automatically?
Eddie Racolo (3 months ago)
Thank you!! You're awesome 👐👐
Shubham Vishwakarma (3 months ago)
Thankyou very much
Ence Surf (4 months ago)
Thank you
ivanasw1 (5 months ago)
Total liar...
Ray Finkle (5 months ago)
Hey thanks for the video, very well explained. Problem is I can see the disk i'm trying to access (host machine) in the drop down menu of the vm devices ('Add Share') and I can click 'Make Permanent' etc... and click OK but then I open my PC folders and it's not there??? What am I missing? Funnily enough I mapped OK to another drive on my host machine so just puzzled as to why I can't see this drive that I'm trying to access now. Any ideas bro? Thanks for your time, cheers Ray
Lukas (5 months ago)
Thank u so much!!! :)
Jeremy Westwood (6 months ago)
hi how do i can attach or share a drive from windows to kali linux ? thank you
GetRhythm2011 (6 months ago)
EASY TO FOLLOW, PERFECTLY HELPFUL TUTORIAL MAN! Many Thanks! :)
Ramakrishna Gundu (6 months ago)
Thanks for informative video
Vincent Chu (6 months ago)
*Thanks Migeul so much. Your tips very nice*
Ray Finkle (7 months ago)
Dude I've been trying to figure this out for WIN 10 for about a week solid and your video just answered all my questions. Thank you thank you thank you. Cheers brother
ÁUß Code (7 months ago)
So your cursor is a black square?
David l (8 months ago)
On your keyboard Press and hold right CTRL + HOME button (not the windows, its HOME) then use the arrows to select DEVICES then SHARED CLIPBOARD and select BIDIRECTIONAL....and thats it!!!!!
Photo Prince (8 months ago)
Glad I watched this! Works!
zaftra (8 months ago)
Tops
now he just needs to make a guide to show us how to fix our wifi for xp i cant open google chrome or anything
Tony Nameless (9 months ago)
Did not work for me. I had to manually add network place.
Christos Sotirlis (9 months ago)
thanks. i the beginning i was mad but now it works
Leo Lion (9 months ago)
Thanks
Thanos Atha (9 months ago)
Finally a good tutorial about that!!! I have newer version of VM and I had to install guest additions manually from the CD drive (after clicking "Devices/Install Guest Additions I had to open CD drive to install the iso file). Can I share any program from Windows to VM????
khaled hussain (10 months ago)
thanks, was awesome
James Joseph (10 months ago)
I'm using linux...
Super-Samppa (10 months ago)
I want to install Doom on a Windows 3.1 Virtualbox machine. I have quest additions installed, I added the folder but i cannot find it. Can you help me?
XoXo Bes Of The Wall (11 months ago)
its not working
Orachoonh Nagaviroj (11 months ago)
Thank you!
CRISTIAN GILCA (11 months ago)
thank you
thanks dear friend
William ten Hoven (1 year ago)
Great post Miguel, just what i needed!
Amir Alić (1 year ago)
It works, thanks :)
Arul Poomalai (1 year ago)
Thanks its worked
Chiranjeevi Charles (1 year ago)
thankx alot, solved my problem
danilo gamer (1 year ago)
N vc e paia
Jebrel Ayoub (1 year ago)
thanks bro
Boba Fett (1 year ago)
Can other files on your computer been accessed by virtual box?
Jose Silva (1 year ago)
Great job Miguel, keep up the great work. Learning a lot, thanks.
XlinkK280 (1 year ago)
Thanks Miquel, it worked!
Bill Admond (1 year ago)
Thanks very much for easy tutorial and working solution. VirtualBox drag & Drop still has problems!
moendos99 (1 year ago)
GG
Jitesh Yadav (1 year ago)
Hello Sir, I'm using Linux mint 18.1 and windows 7 in virtualbox. I want to share my files from linux to virtual windows, but I'm unable to do. Please tell me a method how I can share. Thanks
Ducc (1 year ago)
10/10 Tutorial,incredible tutorial,great microphone (not like the other tutorials i was watching) and great editing! Awesome!
Eriwanto Panjaitan (1 year ago)
Thanks man. Help a lot. Can you do step by step how to remapping the network in virtual machine into different shared folder in host machine without create a new one?
Kou Gaz (1 year ago)
i always face an error message at the end...
Vertex Assasin (1 year ago)
big help for me as a beginner. :D Thank you!
HangingWithDan (1 year ago)
Thank You!
kamran kamii (1 year ago)
there is no ssh option in linux.. so what can i do..? help me sir
Thanks!
Mecheref ADEL YOUCEF (1 year ago)
thank you so much
Autovern87 (1 year ago)
When I click "Insert Guest Addition CD image..." nothing happens. Can you please help me?
Rajat Kumar (1 month ago)
+Alexandre Esquenet Thank You so much
Pro24 (2 months ago)
thnks :)
LeChimp7 (2 months ago)
I know this is a year old, but for anyone with the same problem- When you click "Insert Guest Addition CD Image", go to "This PC" and you'll see a CD mounted next to your C: drive and things. Open it up and click on the .exe for your system. (32 or 64 bit) Mine were about 10MB and 16MB respectively. Then you can follow the rest of his instructions like normal.
Alexandre Esquenet (4 months ago)
It actually appears in my computer, you have to open it ^^
Spartan Red (1 year ago)
Thanks, it helped me !
Angu Raj (1 year ago)
How to do the same concept in VMware
Thanks
Diana Simmons (1 year ago)
thanks bro
AC.4ce (1 year ago)
keep in mind guys that you have to make a path to the folder from NETWORK->user->etc and NOT from the DESTKOP otherwise won't work
Sajid Anwar (1 year ago)
Thanks
Demon Lord Gaming (1 year ago)
Ok... How can i do the same thing using windows 98?
Sudhakar shreya (1 year ago)
how can i share my folder from linux to virtual box windows 7
Luis Uvalle (2 years ago)
Thanks a lot :)
MyonEntertainment (2 years ago)
Very helpful! thanks alot!
VSMaster (2 years ago)
thank you
Syfa Raheem (2 years ago)
Thankiew so much u help me tho <3
SAMY ЯЪ (2 years ago)
thx
Aaron LM (2 years ago)
thanks!
Gar Tahk (2 years ago)
thank you for the video :) I was having some difficulty
Mohamad Hussein (2 years ago)
How to make it in Windows 3.11?
You can't
Fajn Brambor (2 years ago)
Thank you so much you helped me really much.
Burhan Qadri (2 years ago)
Now i hav a linux i want to send the file from linux to host how i do it?
Balaji Thiagarajan (2 years ago)
Great. Your video helped me a lot.
Tunacan yay (2 years ago)
How to make it on windows 95??
Tunacan yay (2 years ago)
Not works with win95 but nvm. Thanks.
graf cox (2 years ago)
Yes, works with win98 neither
OG compilations (2 years ago)
thanks alot!
sarbada dinu (2 years ago)
Thank you!
Drove myself crazy because the virtual box guest thing would not work. You can browse to the virtual box cd and install the app.exe that way,and all works great. Thanks for the vid,it helped
bedri fshesa (2 years ago)
thank you ;)
Super Anti-Griefer (2 years ago)
ai wanna Upgrade Windows XP TOO Winodws 10 ai dont can do it in Winodws help me plz
PRO GEaR GaMiNG (2 years ago)
thnx men u r genius
Prince Daisuke (2 years ago)
thanks
Bhalchandra Shivgan (2 years ago)
thanks
NavaneethaKrishnan A (2 years ago)
Bro. You are Awesome. Thank you :)
Mary Lopez (2 years ago)
How do I connect my wireless printer on the virtual machine?
Shachar Har-Shuv (2 years ago)
2:40 how do you get there in XP?
Tugreo (1 month ago)
To anyone still having this problem, G0rilla2829's solution works. I struggled for hours with this but auto-mounting the shared folder fixes it. There is now a network folder when i click "My Computer"
Wolf Box (5 months ago)
VM
David l (8 months ago)
On your keyboard Press and hold right CTRL + HOME button (not the windows, its HOME) then use the arrows to select DEVICES then SHARED CLIPBOARD and select BIDIRECTIONAL....and thats it!!!!!
Varun Aggarwal (1 year ago)
right ctrl + home
likelike90 (1 year ago)
+G0rilla2829 Thanks! :)
Gabfinsoa2 (2 years ago)
Worked very well. Thanks
Steve Goss (2 years ago)
Your video was GREAT! I followed you step by step and it worked! Thank You.
zemikael ber (2 years ago)
Thank you that was helpful!
Malta TV LIVE (2 years ago)
On windows 95 it's telling me its an older version
Thuy Pham (2 years ago)
Hi there, could you pls help me. I shared folder successfully but I cannot access it from Orecle VB, It say: This location could not be displayed. You do not have permission necessary to view the content of THE SHARED FOLDER
AvoidErrors (2 years ago)
+Thuy T.T. Pham right click the folder, properties, security tab, edit, add, and write everyone click on check names button, then OK, then under Group or Usernames: select everyone add Full control,apply
Ebrahim ELzeny (2 years ago)
How to show the menu bar on the screen of the virtual machine ?
Martin Sedlak (2 years ago)
Thank you! Very quick, understandable and easy!
Fenikku (2 years ago)
Thank you! Nice tutorial :3
Jake Aquilina (2 years ago)
hmm awkward enough this did not work 0.0 i cant seem to install guest additions?
usman ali (2 years ago)
THANK YOU SO MUCH SIR ITS A VERY GREAT EFFORT.BUNDLE OF THANKS
Mohammada Aprilianto (2 years ago)
thanks
Alex (2 years ago)
My host machine is Windows NT and  i dont see the folder listed help
Obaid Ansari (2 years ago)
please show me how to share my drive in windows xp in virtual box
Anuruk Suriyaarachchi (2 years ago)
But how can we share folder with a virtual machine. If the os is windows millenium beta 1
Lautaro Araujo (2 years ago)
Very good video, thanks mate.

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