Here you can download some of the leading open-source (Linux/UNIX) pre-installed VirtualBox images. We install, update and upload them to our cloud storage where you can download directly on a faster network. Also, we have included the links of Windows client and Server OS pre-installed images for Oracle VirtualBox.
It is always good to download this pre-installed and updated virtual machines instead of installing from beginning with ISO or DVD. Since some of the existing players provide downloads via community-based download, mirror sites and Torrent files which have slow download speed and plenty of ads including pop-ups and redirections, Sysprobs decided to host our pre-installed images on dedicated cloud storage with the premium network.
These pre-installed VirtualBox images can work on any Windows Operating Systems including Windows 10, 8.1and Windows 7, Linux and macOS laptop or desktop computers.
All the open-source VDI images and free and it will be free always. You can easily download and attach the VDI file to VirtualBox as Operating System hard disk to use instantly. Remember to check the ‘Read Me’ section of each OS that has the basic requirement and username/password. Also, we do not install VirtualBox guest additions or any other packages/scripts (except the software update) on these images.
Microsoft also provides pre-installed VirtualBox images of their latest Windows Operating Systems in their development program. We are adding those links here.
Microsoft provides VHD/VHDX files of their Operating Systems. These files are compatible with Oracle VirtualBox. You can download, create a new VM corresponding to the Operating System, attach the downloaded disk and use easily. Remember, Microsoft Operating Systems need to be activated to use in the long term. Usually, these images can be used for six months without activation.
Most of the VMs come as trail version to test before use in the production. We can utilize this opportunity to use these pre-installed images on VirtualBox.
From the below Microsoft developers’ site, you can download client Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 in VirtualBox format.
Though the main aim of modern.IE is to provide the all Internet Explorer versions inside a virtual machine for testing purpose; still, we can use this platform and same Virtual machines to play around with other features.
Once you have downloaded these files, executing the first file which will extract and combine the files as a single .OVA file that is ready to import on Oracle VirtualBox.
Some of the above pre-installed Windows OS images come in VHD file format. After downloading the, you can follow this guide to attach VHD files to VirtualBox and use the virtual machine.
This guide shows how to download the pre-installed Windows 2012 R2 server and run it on VirtualBox with Windows 10/8.1.