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Date: 27th March, 2009
Hosted: Michael Pope



One question raised at the workshop was, can you migrate an existing Windows Partition to VirtualBox?

Yes, (Not the OSE version of VirtualBox). Follow the instructions here

It's a good idea to setup a dedicated Hardware Profile.

Skipping GRUB.

Full notes for Ubuntu

Run the MergeIDE from

If your CPU is locked at 100% you need to follow these alterations.

Warning: Raw hard disk access is for expert users only. Incorrect use or use of an outdated configuration can lead to total loss of data on the physical disk. Most importantly, do not attempt to boot the partition with the currently running host operating system in a guest. This will lead to severe data corruption.

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