Download Debian 9

Location: https://www.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/#stable
Ppo-> https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-cd/

curl -C - -L -O https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-cd/debian-9.4.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso

Debian 9 VM

Create a VM with:

4 CPUs
4GB RAM
1x20GB Disks
Bridged Network
Enable 3D
CD ROM: debian-9.4.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso
Shared Folders: c:\Users\JOEB, automount

Debian 9 Stretch Install

Hostname: efm
Root Password: (document in VM desc)
User/Password: (document in VM desc)
Guided = use entire disk and setup LVM
Pick all defaults, write changes
Use network mirror? No
Install will hang configuring APT, hit Cancel, it will continue
Install basic Xfce
Install bootloaded on /dev/sda
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