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Should I remove Oracle VM VirtualBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,095
United States Rank #7,004
Reach 0.0993%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.59 days
548.29 days >
Average installed length: 288.08 days


4.2.6 100.00%

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Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.6

What is Oracle VM VirtualBox?

Oracle VM VirtualBox is an x86 virtualization software package. Oracle VM VirtualBox is installed on an existing host operating system as an application; this host application allows additional guest operating systems, each known as a Guest OS, to be loaded and run, each with its own virtual environment. Users of VirtualBox can load multiple guest OSs under a single host operating-system (host OS). Each guest can be started, paused and stopped independently within its own virtual machine (VM).

About  (from Oracle)

Oracle VM VirtualBox is cross-platform virtualization software that allows you to run multiple operating systems, on your existing computer, at the same time. Designed for IT professionals, VirtualBox runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris systems and supports a wide range of guest operating systems.


The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 124.91 KB (127,903 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.virtualbox.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\oracle vm virtualbox
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8FDEDFA3-C1F2-4A8D-8727-7759D4C433E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 124.91 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.6

  • vboxc.dll - Oracle VM VirtualBox (VirtualBox Interface)
  • vboxres.dll - VirtualBox Resources
  • vboxsvc.exe
  • virtualbox.exe - Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager
  • vboxdrv.sys - VirtualBox Support Driver
  • vboxnetadp.sys - VirtualBox Host-Only Network Adapter Driver
  • vboxnetflt.sys - VirtualBox Bridged Networking Driver
  • vboxnetfltnobj.dll - VirtualBox Bridged Networking Driver Notify Object v1.1
  • vboxusb.sys - VirtualBox USB Driver
  • vboxusbmon.sys - VirtualBox USB Monitor Driver
  • qtcorevbox4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qtguivbox4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qtnetworkvbox4.dll
  • qtopenglvbox4.dll
  • sdl.dll
  • vboxauth.dll
  • vboxauthsimple.dll
  • vboxballoonctrl.exe
  • vboxdbg.dll
  • vboxdd.dll
  • vboxdd2.dll
  • vboxddu.dll
  • vboxdraganddropsvc.dll
  • vboxextpackhelperapp.exe
  • vboxguestcontrolsvc.dll
  • vboxguestpropsvc.dll
  • vboxheadless.exe
  • vboxhostchannel.dll
  • vboxmanage.exe
  • vboxnetdhcp.exe
  • vboxoglhostcrutil.dll
  • vboxoglhosterrorspu.dll
  • vboxoglrenderspu.dll
  • vboxrem.dll
  • vboxrt.dll
  • vboxsdl.exe
  • vboxsharedclipboard.dll
  • vboxsharedcropengl.dll
  • vboxsharedfolders.dll
  • vboxtestogl.exe
  • vboxvmm.dll
  • vboxwebsrv.exe

How do I remove Oracle VM VirtualBox?

You can uninstall Oracle VM VirtualBox from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Oracle VM VirtualBox.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.49%
Windows 10 16.18%
Windows XP 3.68%
Windows Vista 2.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.79%
Windows 7 Professional 19.95%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.59%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.88%
  Germany 14.50%
  France 5.30%
  Italy 3.58%
  Spain 3.30%
  Canada 3.16%
  Brazil 3.07%
  United Kingdom 2.97%
  India 2.04%
  Mexico 1.86%
  Austria 1.77%
  Taiwan 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  MA 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.25%
Hewlett-Packard 22.24%
Acer 16.13%
ASUS 12.03%
Toshiba 4.19%
Samsung 3.65%
Lenovo 3.01%
Intel 2.37%
Medion 1.46%
American Megatrends 0.82%
MSI 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.58%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.86%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.91%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.91%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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