Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8 Part 1

 

 

 

 

 

The following list is the environment setup for installing ReactOS on VirtualBox.

 

  1. Host OS: Windows XP Pro SP2

  2. Guest OS: ReactOS 0.3.11

  3. Virtual software: VirtualBox 3.2.8

 

The main topics covered in this tutorial are:

 

  1. Download and Install VirtualBox

  2. Download and Uncompress ReactOS

  3. Installing ReactOS on VirtualBox

  4. Unavailable Media/File Issue

  5. ReactOS First Part Installation

  6. ReactOS Second Part Installation

  7. ReactOS in Action

 

 

Download and Install VirtualBox

 

Firstly, please download VirtualBox at: virtualbox.org. Double click the VirtualBox executable file and dismiss the Windows Security Warning page.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox executable file

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: Windows security warning on running executable file

 

 

Click Next for the VM VirtualBox welcome page.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox setup wizard welcome page

 

Accept the License Agreement and click Next.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: license agreement page

 

Select the features or components to be installed. In this case we select all the components. You can view the total disk space by clicking Disk Usage button. Click Next.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: selecting the features to be installed

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: the required installation disk space

 

Select the shortcuts for your VirtualBox as needed. Click Next.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: The windows shortcut menus

 

Click Yes for temporary network reset message.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: temporary network connection reset

 

Click Install for the Ready to Install page.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: Ready to install page

 

The installation should begin.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox installation begins

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: copying new installation file

 

Dismiss Windows Logo testing page if any.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: Windows logo message

 

Click Finish when the installation was completed.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox installation was completed successfully

 

From the installation Finish page, you can launch VirtualBox directly. Launch VirtualBox if not done yet.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox welcome page

 

The Windows shortcut should also visible.

 

Installing ReactOS 0.3.11 on VirtualBox 3.2.8: virtualbox Windows shortcut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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