How to Upgrade VirtualBox on Windows 10? – Oracle VM VirtualBox allows you to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, MacOS on your physical computer.
How to Upgrade VirtualBox on Windows 10?
With the VirtualBox virtualization program, 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 VirtualBox. If you have not installed VirtualBox before, you can run VirtualBox on the operating system you are using from the following links.
We will discuss installing VirtualBox on MacOS in our next article.
It is strongly recommended that you install this update when a new update is released for the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program you are using. Because VirtualBox is always a developed virtualization solution. VirtualBox update process consists of a few steps.
Before updating to VirtualBox, you should check your Internet connection and do not take any action on your computer while downloading the new version.
How to Update VirtualBox to Latest Version in Windows 10?
There are 2 different methods available for upgrading VirtualBox version. These methods include;
- You can completely remove the VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox with the Check for Updates option.
In this article, we will upgrade VirtualBox program installed on Windows 10 operating system. And then, we’ll update the Extension Pack software for VirtualBox.
Follow the steps to update VirtualBox in order…
Run Oracle VM VirtualBox from the Windows menu.
Click on the VirtualBox File menu and then click Check for Updates.
Checking for a new version of VirtualBox…
A new version is available for VirtualBox and you can click on the link below to download the new version.
VirtualBox 5.1.30 is being downloaded via the Internet…
After downloading VirtualBox 5.1.30 to your computer, click on the OK button to close the Information window.
Now close the VirtualBox program.
Run the downloaded VirtualBox 5.1.30 version as an administrator.
In the Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.30 Setup window, click Next to continue with the installation.
In the VirtualBox 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 VirtualBox, click the Install button to start the installation.
Copying new files…
Oracle VM VirtualBox update has been successfully completed! Click the Finish button to run VirtualBox.
How to Upgrade VirtualBox Extension Pack in Windows 10?
After the steps of updating VirtualBox, you may encounter an extension pack update as soon as you open the VirtualBox program. VirtualBox will download the Extension Pack and install the necessary files for updating.
Follow the steps to update VirtualBox Extension Pack in order…
The following window informs you that you have an older Extension Pack version. To download the latest version of the Extension Pack Click the Download button.
It is reported the file size for VirtualBox Extension Pack. Click the Download button again to continue downloading the Extension Pack.
Downloading new Extension Pack for VirtualBox…
VirtualBox Extension Pack 5.1.30 has downloaded from VirtualBox site. To install the VirtualBox Extension Pack, click on the Install button.
Click the Upgrade button to update VirtualBox Extension Pack.
In the VirtualBox License window, click on the I Agree button to accept the license agreement.
The steps to upgrade VirtualBox Extension Pack in Windows 10 has completed successfully! Click the OK button to close the information window.
Click the Delete button to delete the downloaded files.
After successfully completing the Oracle VM VirtualBox update and Extension Pack update steps, click on Help/About to check the VirtualBox version.
You can see that the VirtualBox program has updated from the following image.
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How to Upgrade VirtualBox on Windows 10? – In this article, we have updated VirtualBox to the latest version on Windows 10 to the new version. And finally, we’ve updated the Extension Pack for hardware devices like USB, Display. Thanks for following us!
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