running windows boot partition in ubuntu

Jay Daniels dasautotec at
Mon Feb 1 09:46:24 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-01 at 09:23 +0000, James Bensley wrote:
> 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.
> -- 
> Regards,
> James ;)
> Ted Turner  - "Sports is like a war without the killing." -

I think he means, can he run his current installed windows in vbox
without having to install it again in virtual box???


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