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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—adding a VHD virtual drive to your VM

In this exercise, I'll show you how to add a VHD virtual drive, created on the Microsoft Virtual PC virtualization software, to your VM.

  1. Open VirtualBox, and select File | Virtual Media Manager... from the main menu. Then click on the Add button, or press the Insert key to add a virtual hard disk.
  2. The Select a hard disk image file dialog will open up next. Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the WindowsHD2.vhd image file, and double-click on it.
  3. Your new hard drive will appear on the Virtual Drive Manager Hard Disks tab:
    Time for action—adding a VHD virtual drive to your VM
  4. Click on OK to return to the VirtualBox main screen. Then select ...

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