[plug] warning - cover your ears: can I get a full windoze install dvd from a recovery partition?

Gavin Chester gavin.chester at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 18:51:00 WST 2012

On 12/02/12 15:33, Marcos Raul Carot Collins wrote:


>>> Thing is, I'd rather run it as a vm using virtualbox for those few
>>> times I must use a package that is windoze only. Can I:
>>> 1/ point virtualbox to that existing win7 install and instead run it
>>> as a vm on it's separate partition as it is now?
>>> 2/ make a full installation dvd of that windoze install to then wipe
>>> it and reinstall in a vm under Linux?
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Gavin

> There are lots of warnings, and I have never done it, but here:
> http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch09.html#idp13659008
> Cheers,
> Marcos

Thanks for the tip, Marcos. Makes interesting reading, and I'll give it 
a try soon.


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