How To Download And Install Windows 7 ISO On Oracle Virtualbox

How To Download And Install Windows 7 ISO On Oracle Virtualbox

To download and install Windows 7 ISO on Oracle VirtualBox, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install Oracle VirtualBox on your computer. You can download the latest version of VirtualBox from the official website at https://www.virtualbox.org/.
  2. Download the Windows 7 ISO file from a trusted source. You may be able to find a copy of the ISO file online, but be aware that downloading and using pirated software is illegal and can expose your computer to security risks.
  3. Once VirtualBox is installed, launch it and click the “New” button to create a new virtual machine.
  4. In the “Create Virtual Machine” window, enter a name for your virtual machine and select “Windows” as the operating system and “Windows 7” as the version. Click “Next” to continue.
  5. On the next screen, you will be asked to specify the amount of memory (RAM) you want to allocate to the virtual machine. It’s recommended to allocate at least 2GB of RAM for a smooth experience. Click “Next” to continue.
  6. On the next screen, you will be asked to create a virtual hard disk. Select “Create a virtual hard disk now” and click “Create” to proceed.
  7. In the “Create Virtual Hard Disk” window, select “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)” as the hard disk file type and click “Next”.
  8. On the next screen, choose “Dynamically allocated” as the storage type and click “Next”.
  9. In the “File location and size” window, specify the size of the virtual hard disk and the location where you want to save it. It’s recommended to allocate at least 20GB of space for the virtual hard disk. Click “Create” to proceed.
  10. After creating the virtual machine, select it and click the “Settings” button.
  11. In the “Settings” window, go to the “Storage” section and click the “Empty” optical drive under the “Controller: IDE” section.
  12. Click the “Add Optical Drive” button and select the “Add ISO” option.
  13. In the “Add ISO Image” window, browse to the location where you have saved the Windows 7 ISO file and select it. Click “Open” to add the ISO file to the virtual machine.
  14. Click “OK” to close the “Settings” window.
  15. Start the virtual machine by clicking the “Start” button. The Windows 7 installation process will begin.
  16. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Note: During the installation process, you will be asked to enter a product key to activate Windows 7. If you don’t have a product key, you can use a trial version of Windows 7. However, you will need to purchase a valid product key to continue using Windows 7 after the trial period expires.

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