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WIndows 7 Cannot be installed in Virtual Box

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I have tried to install WIndows 7 64 bits Enterprise ISO on VirtualBox, but it keeps asking for drivers.
I have tried to install it in VMware Workstation, and it installed  without any problem.

I still want to install in VirtualBox, if I can get some help from EE Windows Gurus.

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If you select Windows 7 system profile default disk is SATA which is perfectly supported by Windows 7.
For 64bit guest system you must have virtualisation extension enabled for your processor.
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At what point do you get asked for drivers? Do you have a screenshot?

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I am using Virtualbox 4.3.18

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When I created a VM in VirtualBox,I chose "Don't add a virtual hard drive" that was the problem.
Now that I selected that option, the select HDD and proceeded with the wizard...then in Settings/Storage under controller ID, I selected the location of the ISO file. it looks like now it is installing...

Thanks for your help Guys !!

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Thank you Guys !!

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