Custom resolutions to Windows 8 guest in Virtual Box

Close your virtual machine, navigate to x:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\. Hold Shift and right click an open area of the window. Select “Open Command Window Here”. A command prompt window will open in exactly the correct directory to do the job


VBoxManage.exe setextradata "virtualmachinename" CustomVideoMode1 1550x768x32

You can edit the name in quotes to your Windows 8 virtual machine name, as well as the custom resolution

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  • software/virtualbox/cust_reso_w8.txt
  • Last modified: 2019-10-31 09:05
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