Change VirtualBox boot: from hard drive, from USB DVD drive

Change VirtualBox boot: from hard drive, from USB DVD drive

Here's how to change the boot order of a guest OS in VirtualBox. It is indeed possible to set up your guest OS to boot from CD/DVD-ROM, HDD or network (as long as these features are supported).

virtualbox">To change the boot order of a guest OS in VirtualBox

  • Open VirtualBox

  • Select the guest OS, but don't launch it.
  • Click on the Settings button.
  • Go to System > Motherboard > Boot Order
  • Select an entry (e.g Hard Disk, USB, or DVD drive) and use the arrow keys to change its position:
  • You can also remove a device from the boot menu, by unticking the corresponding checkbox.
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