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Re: Install MSWindz 7 as Virtual Machine on Debian 8

On 09/11/15 22:01, Alan Chandler wrote:

> Up until last April, I ran Windows 7 under virtual Box on my Debian 
> machine for my daily work almost every day for about 2 years.  I
> have cut down now to one day a week, and generally do that on a
> Macbook Air, also running Virtual Box.  It worked perfectly.
> I updated to Windows 10, through the upgrade program, and that was a 
> little dodgy until I updated Virtual Box to version 5 and removed 3d 
> Video acceleration.
> The only issue to be careful of, is that the drivers get properly 
> rebuilt when the linux kernel changes.

I would be very interested as to how you got past the "The Virtual Box
Graphics Adapter is not compatible with Windows 10" blockage I've
experienced. Following your comments above I removed 3D AND 2D
acceleration in my Windows settings to no avail. I'm guessing that the
128 MB maximum video memory might be related?

Peter HB

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