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Windows XP image sysprepped in VirtualBox fails to boot on bare metal

(1) I created a VirtualBox virtual machine and installed then customized a Windows XP SP3 reference system in it. (2) I ran sysprep to reseal the system for deployment. By restarting the virtual ...
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1answer
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viewing my virtualbox redhat's localhost to my virtualbox winxp browser

I have a redhat(virtualbox) localhost working and everything, and a winxp(virtualbox), i want to view the localhost what i made in redhat in windows xp i got the ip via /sbin/ifconfig inet ...
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VirtualBox: grain table inconsistency

The setup in question is as follows: Windows 7 64bit host running VirtualBox. The guest machine is running Windows XP 32bit. After a power failure on the host box, the guest machine cannot boot and ...
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1answer
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Configuring XP guest and Win7 host so guest gets best advantage of host's RAM? [closed]

I have a Windows 7 64 bit with lots of RAM hosting a VirtualBox VM with a Windows XP guest. The apps run on the guest use so much ram that it typically ends up swapping. I'd like to know any tips ...
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Access host computer's (IIS7) localhost:33369 from virtualbox IE6

trying to setup my virtualbox copy of windows xp and have it be able to access my host computer's (win7) IIS 7 express localhost:33369 the virtualbox ipconfig IP Address: 10.10.2.15 subnet: ...
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How can I administer Netware via a vitual machine (VirtualBox perhaps)?

We have several Novell Netware file sharing that we are inheriting. This is temporary and we are transitioning to our Samba based file sharing. For the time being, I need to be able to login to ...
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1answer
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Move/migrate vbox virtual machine to another computer along with snapshots

I have sun virtualbox(2.2) installed on windows xp and I've some VMs(ubuntu server) running with many snapshots . How do I move virtualbox VDIs along with all the snapshots to new windows system?. I ...
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How to upgrade xp service pack 2 to service pack 3 on virtualbox?

I use Ubuntu 10.10 amd64 and inside virtual box i use xp serice pack 2. I installed sql server 2008 but unable to install Visual Studio 2010 because it requires serice pack 3. Is there a quick way to ...
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VirtualBox WinXP on Mandriva Linux host, cannot connect to service on host from guest

I have had trouble getting the Linux Firefox GWT Developer Plugin working, so I figured I would just run Chrome in WinXP under VirtualBox and install the plugin there. However, I am having trouble ...
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1answer
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Broken filesystem on Windows XP / 7 virtual machine

I created a virtual machine with Windows XP as the guest system in Microsoft's Virtual PC that ships along with Windows 7. I then installed Virtualbox and began running the MS machine in it. It ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox Snapshot - How to stop them to grow and take more and more space?

I am using VirtualBox on Ubuntu with some programs installed in it. And the snapshot file does not stop to grow. I don't need this feature. I just want my data to be saved on the virtual windows hard ...
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Virtualbox booting from a real drive?

I'm about to take the plunge and install Win7 RC1 on my desktop machine. However I want to preserve access to my old HDD with XP on it. I don't really want to use full dual-boot since that would ...