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    Windows 10 (XP in a virtual Box )

    I'm thinking about imaging my older XPP to an ISO file (too much work to redo it in W-10) and re-installing it into a virtual box on W10 pro.

    Any ideas on the feasibility of this?
    I really do not want to waste a lot of time trying this if it's not possible.

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    That is the best way to run XP in W10.
    Use Disk2Vhd from Sysinternals, then run the image in VirtualBox - or Hyper-V if you have the right version of W10.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    That is the best way to run XP in W10.
    Use Disk2Vhd from Sysinternals, then run the image in VirtualBox - or Hyper-V if you have the right version of W10.

    cheers, Paul
    Thanks Paul.
    Can I just use an ISO image or do I need to "restore" the image to the VirtualBox?

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    If your XPP is an OEM version you do not have the rights to do this.

    Joe

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    You can use an ISO, but they are read only. Better to convert the machine to a VM - taking into account the licensing as Joe pointed out.

    cheers, Paul

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    Use Hyper-V. It is built in to Windows, and works very well.

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