In this article, we will examine the steps for upgrading Oracle VM VirtualBox to the latest version on Windows, Linux or macOS operating systems.
How to Update / Upgrade VirtualBox on Windows PC
Oracle VM VirtualBox software allows you to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, MacOS on your physical computer.
With the VirtualBox software, you can create new virtual machines and run multiple virtual machines on a single computer. If you are an IT worker, you can have a lot of knowledge about this program. If you have not installed VirtualBox before, you can run it on the operating system you are using from the following links.
It is strongly recommended that you install this update when a new update is released for the Oracle VM VBox program you are using. Because VirtualBox is always a developed virtualization solution. Oracle VM update process consists of a few steps.
Before updating VirtualBox, you should check your Internet connection and do not take any action on your computer while downloading the new version.
How to Update Oracle VM VirtualBox from 5.0 to 6.0 (Latest Version)
NOTE: You can easily update your current VirtualBox program to version 6.0.10 by following the steps in this article.
There are 2 different methods available for upgrading Oracle software version. These methods include;
- You can completely remove the it from your system and then install it cleanly after downloading the new version.
- After running VirtualBox, you can download the new version for the program and update it with the Check for Updates option.
In this article, we will upgrade Oracle program installed on Windows system. And then, we’ll update the Extension Pack for VirtualBox.
Run Oracle VM VirtualBox from the Windows menu.
Click on the File menu and then click Check for Updates.
Checking for a new version of Oracle VBox…
A new version is available for VBox and you can click on the link below to download the new version.
Oracle VM 5.1.30 is being downloaded via the Internet…
After downloading 5.1.30 to your computer, click on the OK button to close the Information window.
Now close the program.
Run the downloaded 5.1.30 version as an administrator.
In the Oracle VM VBox 5.1.30 Setup window, click Next to continue with the installation.
In the Custom Setup window, leave the default settings and click Next.
In the shortcut creation window, click Next to continue.
The following window informs you that your network connection will be temporarily disconnected. Click Yes to continue.
After making the necessary settings for the update, click the Install button to start the installation.
Copying new files…
Oracle VM update has been successfully completed! Click the Finish button to run it.
How to Upgrade Extension Pack in Windows 10
You may encounter an extension pack update as soon as you open the program. It will download the Extension Pack and install the necessary files for updating.
Follow the steps to update Extension Pack in order…
The Question window informs you that you have an older Extension Pack version. o download the Extension Pack latest version, Click the Download button.
It is reported the file size for Extension Pack. Click the Download button again to continue downloading it.
Downloading new Extension Pack for Oracle VM VBox…
Extension Pack 5.1.30 has downloaded from VirtualBox site. To build the Extension Pack, click on the Install button.
Click the Upgrade button now.
In the License window, click on the I Agree button to accept the license agreement.
The steps to build Extension Pack has completed successfully! Click the OK button to close the information window.
Click the Delete button to delete the downloaded files.
After you have successfully completed the update steps, click the Help / About button to check the version. You can see that the program has updated from the following image.
How to Install VirtualBox New Version ⇒ Video
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In this article, we have updated VirtualBox to the latest version on Windows PC to the new version. And finally, we’ve updated the VBox Extension Pack for hardware devices like USB, Display. Thanks for following us!
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