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I try to run Samsungs Kies in a Virtualbox running Windows 7 64bit on a Linux host (Ubuntu 11.04). After installing all updates and Service Packs I can run Kies and check for updates. I have the most recent version of Kies installed.

But when I try to connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 to the virtualbox, the installation of drivers always failed. I tried to connect the device in Kies- and USB-mode without luck.

Does anyone have a similar setup? And maybe any tips for me?

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I've had the same setup apart from using Virtual PC (running XP). Do you have drivers working in the host (Win7 x64)? And Kies works on 64-bit Win7 now anyways: "Windows 7 (32/64bit are supported)" -- so why are you using the VM? –  Matthew Read Aug 2 '11 at 19:31
My best guess, in one word? Linux. –  Broam Aug 2 '11 at 19:34
That's correct. The host is Ubuntu 11.04. I don't have a real Windows machine here. –  cringe Aug 3 '11 at 3:53
Is your device rooted or having custom firmware ? If yes this is common that the custom ROM does not support kies and the driver install will fail –  Abhirup Manna Aug 4 '11 at 15:50
Not rooted and no CFW. –  cringe Aug 5 '11 at 6:01

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