troubleshooting Question

virtualbox

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JeffBeallFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows XPVirtualizationWindows 7Dell
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I have been playing with virtuabox and really like it, but i keep coming across things that i'm not sure about.
for instance, i setup a virtual winxp box running on a win7 box. the win7 box has a NVidia Quadro FX 350M video card. Traditionally, I have noticed that with the latest video drivers ( which the win7 box has ) things run much faster.
so on the virtual winxp box, i got the latest NVidia driver from the manufacturer ( it's a Dell ) and tried installing it on the virtual machine. but it errored saying

"NVidia setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit"

so i was assuming that maybe the virtual box has  virtual hardware and therefore the NVidia drivers cant detect the hardware? so maybe i don't have to conscern myself with the latest drivers on the virtual machine, just the actual box?
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