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Re: Howto: Windows XP in both VM and native - DISCUSSION

PostPosted: 29. Mar 2011, 09:47
by Doctor Drive
So, I did everything according to manual.

1. Installed SATA AHCI driver in native Windows XP
2. Created second hardware profile in native Windows
3. Ran mergeide in native Windows XP
4. Created a fake mbr file
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install-mbr rawxp.mbr -f

5. Created an image
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VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename rawXP.vmdk -rawdisk /dev/sda -partitions 2 -mbr rawxp.mbr -relative

6. Ran virtualbox
7. Created a machine
8. Added an Image to sata controller
9. Enabled IO APIC

What i get is a blue screen

Image

Re: Howto: Windows XP in both VM and native - DISCUSSION

PostPosted: 27. Mar 2013, 11:35
by Gali
Hello,

in I) 2 I can read "If Bios and Firmware Revisions are not listed, set them both to the version of SMBIOS.", what shall do if I only have the Firmware Revision which is not listed?

Thanks,

Guillaume.

Howto: Windows 7 in both VM and native - DISCUSSION

PostPosted: 1. Nov 2013, 20:06
by andreaskme
Is there an update for Windows 7 ?

So is it possible to have a Windows 7 installation,
and choose each time

to either dual boot it natively, or
to boot it inside a virtualbox.

Thanks a million!
Andreas