I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 using Virtual Box in my Windows XP. I have use Ubuntu 11.10 iso to install it. First time when I installed every thing was fine but when I shutdown the VirtualBox and start Ubuntu again, it asks me to install Ubuntu and try Ubuntu without installing.

Do I need to do some extra settings?


The installer is not automatically ejecting the virtual CD. Open "Device" menu, then go to "CD/DVD Devices" and you'll find "Remove disk from virtual drive".

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You can also/alternatively change the boot order under Settings > System.

Click on Hard Disk and then the up arrow to make it the first item in the list:

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  • This does not ultimately fix the issue, as it is advisable to still use the CD boot first as if this were a real system, in case you have to do some repairs via the live environment. The other answer will explain virtual disk ejection though. – Thomas Ward Mar 10 '13 at 15:58

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