I'm trying to transfer files between my Win7 host and OSX guest.
Click on the, shared Folders tab.
VirtualBox does not offer drag and drop for now, but hopefully will do soon.
Easiest way to mount shared folders is to create a batch file, instead of writing a command each time you login.Just double click on t on your desktop and you will see X: drive will appear with your shared folder on My Computer.I suppose you selected a folder to share and named it shared.I read some nice reviews, and although it lacks some features, looks like its quite fast and reliable (will review it when I get to use it more).I initially tried to setup a shared folder, but to no avail as this requires guest additions and this is apparently not supported for OSX (Just for giggles I tried running the Linux waptrick iron man 3 game package from terminal w/ sudo su and this didn't work either.Local file using.I've got Mac OSX Yosemite host and clean Win7 x64 on the VirtualBox.Type in the following : sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid1000,gid1000 Share /home/username/Documents/Share 1000 should match the ID you noted down earlier.Create a shared folder, go to Devices- Shared Folders.After renaming, right click on it and select Edit and paste the code below (with necessary modification, depending on your shared folder name.Documents/Share should be the absolute path of the new folder you created.
I recently felt the need of changing my VMWare Fusion.0 Beta, because it kept on locking my Mac.
On Windows XP, shared folders are browsable.
Mount the folder in the guest.Save the file and you are done.This is mainly for my own reference, but here it goes.Share a folder on the host.Rename your text file to t (or something else you wish).In VirtualBox, click your OS on the left and click.I assume its shared in our case) net use x: vboxsvrshared, beware of the space in between x: and otherwise you will get; System error 67 has occured, which in my opinion a common mistake.Browse for your shared folder on your mac.I need to set up shared folder.Type in id and press enter remember that.