Sasquatch wrote:You could use the savestate option.
illa wrote:Maybe try this key on the guest:
Its suppose to end all tasks and log off all users on XP shutdown... never tried it myself
TerryE wrote:...this is really an XP Q around how to suppress warning Qs on ACPI power down and needs to be asked on an XP forum not a VirtualBox one.
TerryE wrote:Tod, As S says you can hibernate (using XP terminology) the VM using savestate.
TerryE wrote:No but you don't shutdown the VM, you just savestate it, and resume when you are finished. Also a sensible use of snapshots makes a big difference to the backup times.
TerryE wrote:And a Q for you: why an hour for the backup. I was expecting you to say 5 mins?
TerryE wrote:The VMM savestate is not the same as sleeping or hibernation in XP. It "freezes" the machine instantaneously. The Windows OS is not involved. The only way it is aware is that the VBox time sync will resync the clock when it is awake
Sasquatch wrote:3) Same. There is no 'resume' command option. You would see this in the manual.
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