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How do I resize scrapebox in VM.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lucabrasi, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. lucabrasi

    lucabrasi Regular Member

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    I set up a Virtual Box. Had my license for Scrapebox activated on the VM. The screen isn't large enough for me to see all of SB. The part of the screen that is cut off is the part that allows me to add and manipulate files for email, names, websites, etc. Is there anyway to resize SB or VM or something.

    Thank you for your time and consideration.
     
  2. Monrox

    Monrox Power Member

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    Increase the screen resolution of the system hosting the VM. It should make it possible to resize the vm window by simple dragging.
     
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    burnzie2413 Newbie

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    Yup, I had the same problem and had to resize the VM, not scrapebox.
     
  4. lucabrasi

    lucabrasi Regular Member

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    Thanks for the input. VB originally gave me the option to run the VM in full screen mode. Now that is gone or I can't find it.

    I went to properties and settings and thought I would just drag the thing but, it doesn't drag.
    Screen is set to 600x800. I used to get a balloon telling me to adjust the settings through it but that is gone. Apparently I have told it no too many times so it has stopped coming up.

    Again, thanks for the help.
     
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    you must run it on a crappy hardware or something.. cause I can increase resolution on my vm to 2560x1600 on my laptop
     
  6. lucabrasi

    lucabrasi Regular Member

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    On my host I can put the settings wherever I want. On the VM they are stuck at 600x800. I don't know what that means. Maybe the hardware won't support this.

    Thanks again.
     
  7. lucabrasi

    lucabrasi Regular Member

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    Right CTRL and F key will resize VB. This fixed my visibility problem and gave me a little more control over screen resolution. I still need to install guest addition of video driver if I want full control. I don't. I only need to use Scrapebox.

    Apparently I also need to install AV on guest VM as hosts AV won't protect it. Is this true? I only get internet access, no AV or Malware protection.

    Since my VM is hosted on my physical disk will hosts AV scan it for virus and malware when I run a system scan? Maybe I can use free AVG for real time protection.

    Does that sound about right?

    Thanks for your time and consideration.
     
  8. Monrox

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    Virtual PC from MS lets you reset or rather not save any changes when you close the guest. But it would be a bit of work to change your setup I guess.

    VMware needs an extra setting in the config file to make disk changes non persistant if I remember correctly.

    This way you wipe almost any viruses you may get when closing the guest. Some advanced crap may jump from the quest to the host but you have your antivirus soft running there already.