Each operating system you install requires its own virtual machine. (You can, if you like, install several different operating systems or several instances of the same operating system.)
To create a new virtual machine for Windows:
Launch VirtualBox (in
The screen initially looks something like Figure 9-1
Figure 9-1. The main VirtualBox window lists virtual machines on the left; the list is initially empty.
Click New to open the New Virtual Machine Wizard; then click Next.
On the next screen (Figure 9-2), enter a name for your new virtual machine (such as
Windows XP) and choose the operating system ...