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Download ISO

Use your favorite search engine to search for the Windows Server 2022 iso and choose the official Microsoft website.

Select "Download the ISO".

Fill in the form and click "Download".

Select "English (United States)", the 64-bit edition". The ISO file will be downloaded...

...and saved to your local disk.

Edit settings

General -> Advanced

Enable copy/paste in both directions.

System -> Motherboard

First boot from disk. If there is no OS found, boot from the "virtual CD" (.ISO file).

System -> Processor

Add a little bit of extra CPU power.


Add a virtual optical disk.

Select "Add" and browse to "/home/guru/Downloads". Select the .ISO file and select "Open".

Select "Choose".


We do not need audio.


Select "NAT Network" and "NATNetwork" at the dropdown boxes.

Shared folder

Click on the + sign. Browse to "/home/guru/Downloads". Put a checkmark at "Auto-mount".

Current settings