How to install VirtualBox on Windows Server 2016 / Windows 10

“Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 computers currently being developed by Oracle Corporation. Developed initially by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008 which was in turn acquired by Oracle in 2010.”

In this tutorial you will see how to install VirtualBox on Windows Server 2016. The process for the install will be the same for windows 1o.

Step 1

Go to https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and click windows hosts:

Step 2

When the download has completed go to your downloads folder and double click the VirtualBox installer :

Step 3

Click next

Step 4

Click next again

Step 5

Click Next again

Step 6

Note that your network card will briefly go off and on again, if you are happy to proceed click next

Step 7

Click install.

Step 8

Click Finish.

A full video guide can be found here:

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