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July 5, 2011

preinstalled windows as a "guest? can it be done?

I run Mint 10 (and before that several other distros) with Windows installed as a guest in vbox. But several people have brought their Windows computers to me because they are bogged down with virii, or worms, etc. I usually get them cleaned up and working again, and then install linux (Mint 10 nowadays) along with advice to not get on the internet anymore with Windows.

What I want to kn ow is: is it possible to configure Vbox so that it will make use of the existing, preinstalled Windows OS as a guest within linux? If so, how? or where can I get the information to do so?

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