how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

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how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby lse123 » 1. Dec 2017, 19:33

I installed Version 5.2.2 r119230 (Qt5.6.2). Before I had Version VirtualBox-5.1.22-115126 but after problems upgrade it ... I used REVO UNINSTALLER to uninstall it. I had backup of the whole PC... Well, now all VMs Not Disappear in new Virtual box ... how bring back my VMs… what file to recover… from the PC backup I have… ?
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby socratis » 2. Dec 2017, 05:21

See "Moving a VM" and interpret it as "Backing up a VM". Pretty much the "VirtualBox VMs" folder and then you add the .vbox file.
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby lse123 » 2. Dec 2017, 09:21

You mean this .vbox file keep all settings of th VM like networking adapters or shared folders etc settings?
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby socratis » 2. Dec 2017, 15:01

Exactly.
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby lse123 » 2. Dec 2017, 21:41

how add an existing VM -- i must double click its .vbox file?????
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby socratis » 2. Dec 2017, 23:36

Or use the menu: Machine » Add...
It's all in the User Manual. You should have a searchable PDF version of the User Manual in your VirtualBox installation directory. Use that functionality and search the User Manual for simple questions like that. Actually use the User Manual for any question that you might have, it's all in there.
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby lse123 » 3. Dec 2017, 15:34

I find VMs in HDD and clicked vbox file to add to Virtual box, added but when opened VM say missing Network adapters,... well how can recover my old network adapters so VMs work properly?
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Re: how bring back my VMs… what file to recover - REINSTALLED

Postby socratis » 3. Dec 2017, 20:11

A missing network adapter is exactly that; missing. In the old computer you had a Bridged connection? To a specific adapter? Well, if that adapter is not there in your new computer, you'll have to Bridge it to your new adapter. Just go to the Network settings and adjust the configuration.
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