3.2 Installing Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows

Before You Begin.  Do the following before you start the installation process:

To install the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows:

  1. Create a new virtual machine and install a supported operating system.

  2. Copy the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows (Setup.exe) to the guest.

  3. Double click the Setup.exe file to start the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows installer. The initial installer window is displayed.

    Figure 3.1 Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows installer window

    This figure shows the initial install window. The buttons available are Back, Install and Cancel.

  4. Click Install to start the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows installation.

  5. The installer copies the Oracle VM Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows files, and installs the drivers on the guest. The Installation Complete window is displayed.

    Figure 3.2 Installation Complete window

    This figure shows the Installation complete window. Options on this window are: Yes, restart the system now and No, I will restart system later.

    Check Yes, restart the system now and click Finish. The virtual machine is restarted.