Downloads of v 4.1.34:


Last Update:

19 Oct 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Oracle


virtualbox virtualization guest vm

VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install)

This is not the latest version of VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) available.

4.1.34 | Updated: 19 Oct 2014



Downloads of v 4.1.34:



Software Author(s):

  • Oracle

VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 4.1.34

This is not the latest version of VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) available.

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To install VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade vboxguestadditions.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade vboxguestadditions.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure vboxguestadditions.install installed
    name: vboxguestadditions.install
    state: present
    version: 4.1.34
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'vboxguestadditions.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.1.34'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: vboxguestadditions.install,
    Version: 4.1.34,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller vboxguestadditions.install
   Name     = 'vboxguestadditions.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.1.34'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'vboxguestadditions.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.1.34',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install vboxguestadditions.install version="4.1.34" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

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The Guest Additions are designed to be installed inside a virtual machine after the guest operating system has been installed. They consist of device drivers and system applications that optimize the guest operating system for better performance and usability.

$packageName = 'VBoxGuestAdditions.install' 
$url = ''

$unzip = Join-Path $env:TEMP VBoxGuestAdditions
New-Item -Path $unzip -ItemType Directory -Force | Out-Null

$tempDir = Join-Path $env:TEMP "chocolatey\$packageName"
New-Item -Path $tempDir -ItemType Directory -Force | Out-Null
$fileFullPath = Join-Path $tempDir "$packageName.iso"
Get-ChocolateyWebFile `
    -packageName $packageName `
    -url $url -url64bit $url `
    -fileFullPath $fileFullPath

$7zip = "$($env:ProgramFiles)\7-Zip\7z.exe" 
$process = Start-Process $7zip -ArgumentList "x -o`"$unzip`" -y `"$fileFullPath`"" -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden -PassThru
try { if (!($process.HasExited)) { Wait-Process $process } } catch { }

Set-Location $unzip
Set-Location .\cert
.\VBoxCertUtil.exe add-trusted-publisher .\oracle-vbox.cer
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -packageName $packageName -silentArgs '/S' -file 'VBoxWindowsAdditions.exe'

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VirtualBox Guest Additions (Install) 5.2.12 2514 Friday, June 8, 2018 Approved
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