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Adding, Configuring and Removing Devices in a Virtual Machine

Adding, Configuring and Removing Devices in a Virtual Machine

The Configuration Editor (Settings > Configuration Editor) is the control center where you can add devices to a virtual machine, change the settings for those devices and remove them.

To add a new device on a Windows host, open the Configuration Editor, click Add, then follow the instructions in the New Hardware Wizard to add the new device to your virtual machine. Click OK to save your changes and close the Configuration Editor.

To add a new device on a Linux host, open the Configuration Editor, click the + sign beside the type of device you want to add, click a device that's shown as Not Installed and make the appropriate settings. Click Install to install the device and OK to save your configuration changes and close the Configuration Editor.

To change settings for a device, open the Configuration Editor, select the device you want to modify and make your changes. Click OK to save your changes and close the Configuration Editor.

To remove a device, open the Configuration Editor, click the name of the device you want to remove, then click Remove. Click OK to close the Configuration Editor.

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