running windows boot partition in ubuntu

James Bensley jwbensley at
Mon Feb 1 09:23:21 UTC 2010

No you can't run your already installed copy of Windows. Some apps you
may be able to get running with Wine otherwise VirtualBox is for
running a virtual machine. You need to read about what a virtual
machine is and how they work. Also see Xen and Qemu.

You can't use your existing Windows partition unless you can make an
image out of it and convert it to say a virtual box VDisk (I believe)
however how feasible this is, is a question beyond me.

James ;)

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