December 21, 2012

NEW UPDATE: Free Download VirtualBox 4.2.6 for Windows, Mac, and Linux 32-bit and 64-bit

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 .

FileName: VirtualBox-4.2.6-82870-Win.exe
 File Size :92.94 MB
 Requirements :Windows XP |Server 2003 | Vista |Server 2008 | Win 7 | Win 8

Languages :English | .....

License : Freeware

Date Add :12-20-2012




What's new on VirtualBox 4.2.6

 This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:
· VMM: don’t inject stale VT-x events to prevent crashes after VM reset (bug #11256)
· VMM: workaround for buggy BIOSes which enable MONITOR only for certain CPUs (bug #9460)
· GUI: fixed trimming of anti-aliased text in details-view element headers (4.2.0 regression)
· GUI: fixed create-settings-file-alias functionality on Mac hosts (4.2.0 regression)
· GUI: fixed take-guest-screenshot functionality on Windows hosts (bug #11095)
· GUI: several minor fixes, including palette fixes (bug #11191)
· GUI: fixed Windows 2012 OS type (bug #11206)
· GUI: allow to terminate the VM even if VBoxSVC crashed
· API: fixed cancelling of snapshots, previously this could lead to inconsistent VM configs (bug #6877)
· API: fixed identifying disk images by UUID (bug #11209)
· 3D Support: several fixes
· VRDP: fixed occasional crash with external authentication (bug #11156)
· VGA: fix for double scan text modes
· USB: fixed invalid pending request count at the time of service of DEVICE POWER requests (Windows hosts only; bugs #10021, #11056)
· USB keyboard: Korean keyboard workaround (bug #11150)
· Storage: fixed hang with QCOW images and asynchronous I/O enabled
· Storage: fixed hang with newer VHD images (bug #11279)
· Storage: actually write the non-rotational flag to the VM settings (4.2.0 regression)
· Virtio-net: fixed the problem with network statistics counters in Session Information dialog (GUI)
· Metrics: introduced network rate and disk usage metrics
· Metrics: fixed a crash under certain conditions on Solaris hosts
· BIOS: fix for El Torito
· Shared Folders: if the host folder of a shared folder mapping does not exist, keep it active but mark it as invalid to prevent inconsitent saved states (bug #11147)
· VBoxManage: fixed converting disks from raw images
· VBoxManage: show snapshot description in the VM or snapshot information
· VBoxManage: make implicit opening of media consistent in all places dealing with media
· VBoxManage: the iSCSI initiator name was not stored in the settings file when doing storageattach (bug #11212)
· VBoxManage: metrics collect now properly handles ’CPU/MHz’ and ’Net/*/LinkSpeed’ metrics
· VBoxManage: changing the image UUID or parent UUID as part of storageattach works now in all safe cases
· VBoxManage: introduced storageattach –medium additions as a shortcut to mount the ad- ditions image (bug #11165)
· OVF: fixed importing OVF files cerated by recent VMware products (bug #10905)
· Windows host installer: integrated user-contributed translations, thanks to all contributors!
· Windows Additions: fixed auto-logon installation for Windows 8
· Windows Additions: don’t fail if the shared folders host service is not available
· Windows Additions: fixed Guest Additions startup on Windows 2000 guests (bug #11253)
· Windows Additions: auto-resize fixes for Windows 8 guests

Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4 and 2.6), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while Oracle ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.

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