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Windows 7: VirtualBox

09 Aug 2010   #1
rjmach

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
VirtualBox

Hello all

I am running Windows 7 64 bit. I would like to know if i can run XP Professional 2002 with the product key on VirtualBox? I have the DVD will it ask me to load the product key in Virtualbox? I am concern about the product key.I have run ubuntu 9.10 before in VirtualBox with no problem.

Thanks for your help.


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09 Aug 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sure, that will be no problem. Installing in a VM is just the same as if it was a real machine.
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09 Aug 2010   #3
rjmach

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
VirtualBox

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Sure, that will be no problem. Installing in a VM is just the same as if it was a real machine.

Thanks Jonathan_King for your help.I will give it a try
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19 Aug 2010   #4
blade1269

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hey

Also the new VB will let you run OSX out of the box. You'll need hardware Virutalization for you processer for it to work though.
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19 Aug 2010   #5
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blade1269 View Post
Hey

Also the new VB will let you run OSX out of the box. You'll need hardware Virutalization for you processer for it to work though.
sorta....you still need hacked copies of OSX and such to make this work. It's not as simple as putting in a retail disk and installing.
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