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I have Ubuntu 14 as host os. And I have installed VirtualBox inside ubuntu. Now as a guest OS i have installed windows 7. And i want to access USB drive inside this Guest windows 7.

please guide me to follow the steps.

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Go into Settings --> USB, and make sure that its enabled. Then add the USB device that you want making sure that its connected, and click OK.

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Right click on your virtual machine , click on settings , then in the USB tab check the Enable USB controller.

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