How to boot from USB in VirtualBox step by step

by Aug 22, 2020Windows0 comments

How to boot from USB in VirtualBox step by step

Step by step instructions to boot a VM from a USB key in Virtual Box without additional software on Windows 10


Chapters: How to boot a VirtualBox VM from a USB Key

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:39 Create the raw disk and link it to the USB key
  • 03:47 Create the VM and attach the USB key
  • 06:39 Start the VM from the USB key
  • 07:38 Thanks and Subscribe 🙂


  • Type CMD in the search box, right click Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator
  • cd\”program files”\Oracle\virtualbox
  • Diskpart
    • List disk “Get the USB disk number”
    • Exit
  • VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename %userprofile%\documents\kali-usb.vmdk -rawdisk \\.\PhysicalDrivex

Disclaimer: Use the instructions in this video at your own risk. We are not responsible for any data loss or other damages that may occur


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