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I have a dual boot system windows 7 and Linux Ubuntu 10.4, I want to clarify if it is possible to load the windows installation through Linux VirtualBox from the existing installation at hard disk?

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Windows will see the hardware as having changed. At best, it will complain loudly. Most likely, however, is that it won't work.

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I manage to open my image successfully from my ubuntu with virtualbox there was an issue with a specific version of the kernel. Windows didn't complain at all. – Chris-Top Jul 13 '10 at 4:43
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Yes it actually is, and the procedure was quite straightforward, the most recent version of VirtualBox supports loading a native installation in the virtual machine.

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