This article goes straight to the installation and VM setup process. We shall be creating a Windows Server 2012 VM on a Windows 7 host machine. For some more background info, See my previous post – VirtualBox and Virtualization: An Introduction.
VirtualBox is a cross-platform virtualization application. It installs on your existing computer (and operating system) and extends the capabilities of your existing computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time.
Most Windows users usually lauch their browser application in order to search the internet. If your favorite search engine is not set as your home page and if perhaps you don’t use Google Chrome (which allows searching directly from the address bar), then you would need to first type-in the address of your search engine before proceeding. This could be time wasting and monotonous.
Here is a step by step guide showing how to manually clear print jobs that sometimes get stuck in the print queue or spooler. The screenshots were taken in Windows 7 but this guide may also be applied to other Windows versions.