virtualizing a Windoze install

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at
Mon Jun 22 19:20:19 UTC 2009

I think you need this instructional video from Linux Journal:

It explains how to boot vmware directly from your windows partition.
I haven't actually tried it, but it looks pretty good.


On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Howard Coles Jr.<dhcolesj at> wrote:
> Ladies and Gents, I have Windoze Vista installed, on one laptop, and Windoze
> XP, on another.  I vaguely remember reading something about running that
> physical install as a virtualized guest in Linux (eliminating the need to dual
> boot).  I remember reading an article about the license key activation and how
> to avoid having to activate it each time you switched from running in a
> virtual session and a physical session.
> The question is, how?
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