Moving files into virtual box opsys

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Moving files into virtual box opsys

Postby ejdpop » 16. Nov 2017, 02:26

I'm running XP in a virtual box, over Windows 7, and I want to copy some files into XP. I can't figure out how to do this.
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Re: Moving files into virtual box opsys

Postby BillG » 16. Nov 2017, 07:40

Where do you want to copy them from? From the host? From a CD? From USB?
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Re: Moving files into virtual box opsys

Postby mpack » 16. Nov 2017, 10:32

Assign a shared folder in the VM settings, copy files to the shared folder.
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Re: Moving files into virtual box opsys

Postby ejdpop » 16. Nov 2017, 23:41

I've played around with this, and can't make it work. I want to copy files from the Win 7 hard drive to the shared folder in the VM, but it won't let me drag and drop the files. The shared folder in VM resides in the Shared Documents folder under the name Hauppage.
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Re: Moving files into virtual box opsys

Postby ChipMcK » 17. Nov 2017, 01:20

ejdpop wrote:I want to copy files from the Win 7 hard drive to the shared folder in the VM, but it won't let me drag and drop the files.

You 'drag and drop' into the Shared Folder on the Host, then within the VM, copy the files
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