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Re: Installing Debian on Windows 7 machine?



On Oct 20, 2012 11:53 PM, "John Hasler" <jhasler@newsguy.com> wrote:
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> Hugo writes:
> > I wouldn't bother buying a complete system. I built my own.
>
> I build my own systems too, when I don't recycle $10 yard-sale boxes.
> However, he may need (or even want!) Windows, in which case a complete
> system may be significantly cheaper.
>
> On the other hand I've heard that the best way to run Windows is in a VM
> under Linux.  Is there any way to migrate a pre-installed copy of
> Windows into a VM?
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Hi John,

Yes there is. Now, it will depend on what virtualization platform you want to bring it to. If you want, for example, to use VMWare, they've got it.

Either way, google for P2V (physical to virtual) for your virtualization (vmware, virtualbox, xen, etc).

Cheers!

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