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How Can I Open a VirtualBox Instance on a iMac from another profile?

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I've created a virtual instance of Windows 8.1 64bit on an iMac running 10.9.5 using VirtualBox.  I've created another user on the Mac.  My question is what is the easiest way to get the created virtual container into the other profile?  Copying to the other profile somewhere is fine.  The other user does not need permissions to my folder.  Thanks in advance.
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You should copy it if you're going to run it simultaneously.

If you want to use an existing virtual hard disk and 'open' it into Virtual Box - you need to go to File > Virtual Media Manager and select 'Add'.

Browse to your existing disk and select ok. This registers a disk with Virtual Box. Now you need to attach this disk to a new or existing VM to actually use it.

Oracle has instructions on how to load other format VM images in VirtualBox.
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E26217_01/E26796/html/qs-import-vm.html
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Thank you!!
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