If you had installed Windows 11 on your VirtualBox then you may face resolution-related problems on the VirtualBox. Here we are going to discuss how to fix the Windows 11 resolution issue in VirtualBox.
Let me tell you, Microsoft has not yet released the stable version of Windows 11. So, it is better to install it on VirtualBox. If you want to try out the latest features of Windows 11 without affecting your primary PC.
How To Fix Windows 11 Resolution in VirtualBox
If you face the screen size issue, you probably have to install the VirtualBox tools in Windows 11 in the VM. As you install an additional drive on your main windows computer.
Here’s how you can install additional tools on VirtualBox:
Step 1: Power On the Virtual machine containing the Windows 11, then go to the devices and choose to insert Guest Addition Tools.
Step 2: Now open “File Explorer” on Windows 11 and Open the “CD Drive (D:)“, which contains VirtualBox Guest Addition Tools.
Step 3: Here we will find all the VirtualBox tools, but we need to install the “VBoxWindowsAdditions” application. In order to install it, just open the file.
Step 4: It will open a warning window from the “User Account Control“, here click on “Yes“.
Step 5: Now it will open the installation window simply Click on “Next“, section the installation location.
Step 6: The VirtualBox guest additions have some components available within them. Select all the components and click on “Install“.
Step 7: During the installation of the VirtualBox tools on Windows 11 on the VM, you will see a windows security warning which is saying that would you like to install this device software, you’ll have to choose “Install“.
Step 8: Once the installation is done, you will see a “Reboot Now” option, just reboot your system.
Step 9: Now you have to change the Display setting on VirtualBox, Go to File > Preferences > Display, and from the drop-down menu select “Hint” and enter your preferred display resolution and click on “OK“.
Step 10: After that turn off your Windows 11 machine and restart your Virtual machine. Once the Virtual machine is restarted, you can adjust the screen resolution using the windows settings or from the VM settings itself. Both of them will work.
After doing all these, if your VirtualBox Screen Resolution is not fixed then you have to run this command on your VirtualBox Using CMD.
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\Virtualbox" VBoxManage setextradata “Your Virtual Machine Name” VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution 1920x1080
That’s it, this article is all about how you can fix display resolution on Windows 11 on VirtualBox. I hope this article helped you!