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UTTERLY BRILLIANT (was Re: XP/Vbox/Win 8.1)
- Subject: UTTERLY BRILLIANT (was Re: XP/Vbox/Win 8.1)
- From: Bill Troop billtroop@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:43:07 +0000
This is the most brilliant suggestion I have heard in years.
... maybe you should limit yourself to a smaller share, like C:\XY
on the host. Otherwise you could end up messing up your entire host
system, and eventually having to reinstall it. And another thing,
for security reasons, limit XP net use to updating the guest, i.e.
XP and installed programs. This goes for any legacy OS used for
running legacy applications.
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3.12.2013 5:41, Bill Troop wrote:
I created the entire c: drive of the host as a Vbox share, and it
was instantly recognized, etc. etc. (unlike on Win2K). I have
mapped it to G: (I do the same thing on Win 7-64 using VirtualXP.)