How to Install Guest Additions to Windows 11 in VirtualBox?

You can install Windows 11 on a VirtualBox by bypassing Secure Boot and TPM 2.0. After installing Windows 11 on a virtual machine, you need to install VirtualBox Guest Additions to run it smoothly. Guest Additions is installed on your computer’s guest system, which contains device drivers and system applications to optimize your computer’s performance. This Gearupwindows article will walk you through installing Guest Additions on the latest Windows 11 operating system.

How do I install Guest Additions for Windows 11 in VirtualBox?

Step 1. Start the guest operating system (Windows 11) in VirtualBox. Now click on equipment and then Insert CD image for guest additions.

Step 2. Now open the file explorer by pressing the button Windows logo + E. Keys at the same time or click the folder icon in the system tray to access it.

Step 3. Double click the CD drive to open it. Now find the VBoxWindowsAdditions executable file and double click it to install it on your Windows 11 virtual machine.

Step 4. If the User account control Dialog appears, click on that Yes Button.

Step 5. Click Next keep going.

Step 6. In the next window, click Next and then To install Button.

Step 7. When prompted with that Windows security In the dialog box, click the To install Button.

Step 8. Choose the Restart now Option and then click Finished Button.

That’s all. Guest Windows 11 will now restart and should run without any problems.