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Re: [opensuse] Re: Suse 12.2 and Windows 7 (again) won't dual boot HP laptop
On 10/21/2012 06:29 AM, JtWdyP wrote:
I've never used VirtualBox, so I don't know if that would
require that the OP had an actual installation disk for his Windows 7 in order
to install it to the VirtualBox????

- it is several years since last touching windows . . . memory is uncertain : but, Yes, one would need
windows installation disk to get started : unless one had a saved virtual-windows-machine :
saved virtual-windows-machine , i imagine, ought to be technically, though not legally, totally portable.
- virtual machines, i suspect, are wonderful for backups by instant snapshots : if any probs arise, one can immediately go back to a previous saved snapshot.
- if i recall, it is terrific to be able to copy and paste between windows & linux :
- if i recall, it is terrific to be able to move files between the two systems, via 'shared-files'
: a wormhole between two universes


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