Howto Share VirtualBox folders

Host: Debian GNU/Linux
Guest: Windows XP

Read the user manual on Folder sharing section.

  1. Install Guest Additions (Devices > Install Guest Additions)
  2. Click on folder icon on the bottom of the VirtualBox
  3. Create a new shared folder: select a directory on Host and choose a name (e.g. my_shared_folder)
  4. On a command shell (cmd) type this command
    net use x: \\vboxsrv\my_shared_folder

Where x: is a free device letter.