Find out below links and VDI providers where you can download and use pre installed Operating Systems for Oracle VirtualBox on Windows platform. It is always good to download these pre installed, pre-configured VB guest addition tools virtual machines instead of installing from beginning with ISO or DVD. This post will be useful to find out the links to download pre installed OS VirtualBox VDI images for free. These pre installed VirtualBox images can work on any Windows Operating Systems including Windows 8.1, 8 and Windows 7 on either laptop or desktop.
These are direct downloads from the hosted websites, not from torrent sites. So do not worry about spyware, malware or virus issues since these images are from reputed websites. Microsoft also provide pre installed VirtualBox images of their latest Windows Operating Systems.
Pre Installed Microsoft Operating Systems VDI (VHD) – Server, Client
Microsoft’s modern.IE provides most of the recent Client Operating Systems in famous pre install virtual machine format including VirtualBox.
Visit Microsoft Modern.IE website and select the Virtual machine OS version you want to download. Though the main aim of modern.IE is to provide the all Internet Explorer versions as virtual machine for testing purpose, still we can utilize this platform and same Virtual machines to play around with other features.
For example, to download Windows 10, select the below version.
As you could see, they support Hyper-V platform (Windows 2008 and 2012 R2), VMware and VirtualBox for Windows. Here we will be selecting VirtualBox for Windows.
3rd option will allow you to download the required files (part by part).
Once you have downloaded these files, executing the first file will extract and combine the files as single .OVA file which is ready to import on Oracle VirtualBox.
You can visit this download page of Server VHD files from Microsoft here. After downloading pre installed VHD files, you can follow this guide to attach VHD files to VirtualBox and use virtual machine.
This guide shows how to download pre installed Windows 2012 R2 server and run it on VirtualBox with Windows 8.1.
and some more famous pre installed VHD images which can work on Oracle VirtualBox,
Linux & Open Source VirtualBox Image VDI Download
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ( image and installation guide)
The most popular VDI images including Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian..etc.
More VDI From Different Sources
Hope this complete list of links would be useful to download latest pre installed VirtualBox images in 2015.