Install Oracle’s VirtualBox

If you don’t have the luxury of having a server readily available but you want to do some research and development or training on Oracle, then Oracle’s VirtualBox is a perfect solution.


To be able to use VirtualBox, you need to disable Hyper-V as it blocks all other Hyper Visors from calling VT hardware.  See my post blog on how to do this:
Disabling Microsoft’s Hyper-V to use Oracle’s VirtualBox


You can download the latest VirtualBox from:

At the time of writing this blog, the latest is:

Install VirtualBox

To install, launch the VirtualBox executable i.e. VirtualBox-5.1.28-117968-Win.exe with a user with admin rights:


Click ‘Next‘.


Click ‘Next‘.


Change options as you wish, otherwise click ‘Next‘.


Accept the warning and click ‘Yes‘.


Click ‘Install‘.


You will see the progress, wait until you see the following:


Click ‘Install‘.


Once finished, click ‘Finish‘ and VirtualBox will load:


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Zed DBA (Zahid Anwar)

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