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Oracle VirtualBox Additions & Windows 10

The Oracle VirtualBox Guest Additions software, which is needed to use a shared folder, cut/paste, etc. does not install in the Windows 10 Technical Preview. The log file is as follows:

(1) 0 – ENTER:  DriverPackageInstallW
(1) 0 – Installing INF file ‘C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox Guest Additions\VBoxGuest.inf’ (Plug and Play).
(1) 0 – Looking for Model Section [VBoxGuest]…
(1) 0 – Installing devices with Id “PCI\VEN_80EE&DEV_CAFE&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00” using INF “C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\vboxguest.inf_x86_4545e3e7bdf0222f\VBoxGuest.inf”. Readmore..

Windows 10 Technical Preview First Look

This video shows Windows immediately after the install. Points:

1. How to use Windows 10 without subscribing to Microsoft Cloud

2. Windows 7 menu back, but better

3. Windows move / resize slightly different

4. Windows Add Desktop, similar to but not as isolated as Linux / Unix / Mac Workspaces

The Windows 10 Technical Preview download is at

Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft has released a technical preview of their upcoming Windows 10 (1-2Q2015) which can be downloaded by the public at Note that this version will stop working in 2015 and should not be used for production systems. Refer to Microsoft for other requirements and disclaimers.

Here is a video of our install of the Windows 10 Technical Preview:

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