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In previous chapters we have set up the disk storage elements required for our new virtual machine. We are now ready to create a Guest. But first, do not forget to copy the installation media of your preferred operating system to the Media Storage. Then, open the "Guest/Host/Pool" section of the tree view and select on the pool where you want to create the Guest. Click on the "New Guest" button, and the New Guest form will appear:

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In the form inputs on of the leftGeneral section, enter a guest name for your new Guest, an optional description, select the Guest OS you plan to install (or the best match) from the dropdown list and select to "Boot from" cdrom. The preset for the Guest OS lets the Dashboard select the virtual hardware (network card, graphics card, disk controller, etc) with the best compatibility and support, to avoid problems.