VirtualBox - How to access your virtual drives?

October 2016

The hard disks of your virtual machines are located as described below (by default):
  • For Windows Vista and 7: C:\Users\username\.VirtualBox\HardDisks
  • For Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.VirtualBox\HardDisks
  • For GNU/Linux: ~$/.VirtualBox/HardDisks
  • From there you can copy the files that are in the directory on an external media (backup your virtual drives).

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