Virtualbox on Windows

Last Updated: Mar. 20th 2024 at 7:28pm Tags: blog linux virtualbox windows

This is a video I created to get Virtualbox 7 installed on Windows 11.

Virtualbox offers an ideal solution to exploring multiple Operating Systems (OS) on the same computer. In this tutorial, I'll walk you through the process of downloading and installing Virtualbox on your Windows 11 computer, great for experimentation and learning Linux.

What is Virtualbox?

Virtualbox is an application that creates and manages virtual machines on a computers. These virtual machines act in a self-contained environment, allowing you to install and run different operating systems alongside your main OS. Whether you're interested in testing new software, learning about different operating systems, or developing applications in isolated environments, Virtualbox provides flexibility and convenience to do so.

Installing Virtualbox

Download Virtualbox: Begin by navigating to the official Virtualbox website ( and locating the download section. Ensure that you select the appropriate version for Windows 11.

Run the Installer: Once the download is complete, locate the installation file and double-click to run it. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Virtualbox on your computer. The process is straightforward and typically involves accepting the license agreement, choosing the installation directory, and confirming the installation settings.

Configure Virtualbox

After the installation is complete, launch Virtualbox from your desktop or Start menu. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the interface and settings. You can customize various options such as storage, network, and display settings to optimize your virtual machine environment.


Congratulations! You've successfully installed Virtualbox on your Windows 11. Whether you're curious about Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, or Arch, or you're eager to experiment with different software environments, Virtualbox provides a safe and convenient platform for exploration.

Don't hesitate to reach out in the comments below if you have any questions or need further assistance on your journey into the world of virtualization.



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