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Offline !Donovan

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Ok, I don't have a ISO file but I have a CD of Windows XP. I'm trying to get the CD into the virtual machine correctly so it will edit the machine's system and not mine. Any ideas or should I just insert the CD and when the screen comes up, click something that closes it and put it on the Virtual machine with the button on it?
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2009, 11:02:44 PM »
You need to set the virtual machine to run the physical CD.
It's advisable to disable the autorun feature on CD or, like you say, just disable the automated window that opens in hosts machine.
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2009, 11:04:36 PM »
You need to set the virtual machine to run the physical CD.

Like this?
CD>Use Physical Drive E:\
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2009, 11:07:51 PM »
Like this?
CD>Use Physical Drive E:\
Yes.
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2009, 11:09:47 PM »
Like this?
CD>Use Physical Drive E:\
Yes.

Now all I got to do is look for the CD............................
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2009, 11:11:06 PM »
Now all I got to do is look for the CD............................
Good luck ;D
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Re: How do I put the Windows XP CD properly into the virtual machine?
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2009, 11:21:02 PM »
I don't know what room its in so thats why I'm still looking for it. And even if I went in the right room, its going to take a while before I find it in the junkey piles...........
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