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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—removing installation media from your VM

Removing CD/DVD media from a virtual machine is as easy as if it were a real PC. In this exercise, you'll get to see it for yourself.

  1. Make sure your Windows 7 virtual machine is shut down, and click on the Settings button to open the Windows7VB — Settings window.
  2. Select the Storage category from the left panel, and then select the CD/DVD drive slot under the IDE Controller in the Storage Tree panel:
    Time for action—removing installation media from your VM
  3. Now go to the Attributes panel, and select the Empty item from the CD/DVD Device list box:
    Time for action—removing installation media from your VM
  4. Click ...

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