Install VirtualBox on Windows
VirtualBox is a piece of software for creating and managing virtual machines. It helps you create virtual computers with a operating system running on your computer. The features of the VirtualBox are similar to VmWare, but it's lighter and completely free, suitable for individual users' demands.
Below is an image of virtual Windows machine running on the VirtualBox:
The VirtualBox was first developed by Innotek GmbH, then sold to Sun Microsystems in 2008 and sold to Oracle in 2010. And now, Oracle is the company which continues to develop it.
The VirtualBox can be installed on the operating systems such as Linux, MacOs, Windows, Solaris, OpenSolaris,..
To download the VirtualBox, visit the following address:
After finishing downloading, you have a file of about 108MB.
After successful installation, run the VirtualBox. This is the image of VirtualBox in the first run:
OK, in the above step, you have finished installing the VirtualBox software, you can now install virtual machines. The VirtualBox supports you to create virtual machines with the different operating systems such as Windows, Ubuntu, OpenSuse, ...