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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Booting your Windows 7 installation disk

The next thing to do is tell your virtual machine where to boot your Windows 7 installation DVD from, as if you were working on a real PC. In Chapter 2, Creating Your First Virtual Machine: Ubuntu Linux, you learned how to adjust the basic configuration settings for your VM so you could start the Ubuntu installation.

Now I'll show you a quicker way to install a guest operating system: if you click on the Start button without adjusting your virtual machine settings, the First Run Wizard will show up and guide you through the whole booting process, as we'll see in the next exercise.

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