I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 in a virtual box on windows 7 host however I get a black screen after selecting to install Ubuntu i.e. right after choosing English language
I have tried the 32bit and 64bit version desktop version, have also read thru some guides e.g. http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/virtualbox
but I could not find any solution to fix this problem.
BTW I have Ubuntu installed using Virtual PC (not running at the same time), also I have mac OS (mountain lion) installed using Virtual Box so I do not think it is a problem with the virtual box or windows 7 host.
My VM configuration is with 1 core and 1 GB of ram using 20GB VDI; rest is default config.
My hardware is Core i7 3770k / Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe / GSkill 32GB which I believe should be more than sufficient to run another VM.
I have moved my user profile from SSD to HDD via junction however IMHO it should not matter.
Has anyone else come across this problem and found a solution?
Any help/thoughts on how to solve this would be very much appreciated.