a quick VPC question

Running W7 Ult. Just added VPC to it
What's the easiest/best way to add a Vista Business hard drive (with 2 Partitions) to it?

I have a Paragon disc with P2V, or can VPC turn it into a virtual file?
Something else?

I'm currently dual booting them, but Vista (I only need it to use 1 program) is blocked from going online, and it's getting to be a pita to reboot several times when I do need to chase down something on the web.


forgot, will I be able to see/access all the hard drives, for moving files between them?
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:

I haven't done this before but it looks like you need to create a backup image file first then add virtual hard disk image. Follow this procedure



Hope this helps
_Author Commented:
I have already read those.

I probably should have rephrased the question. Sorry, it was late when I posted.   : /

Will Paragon P2V make a 'file' that VPC  can use, or am I better off just using VPC, to do it?
I would rather boot from a CD, and disconnect all drives but the two I need for the transfer.
It irritates me when the gremlins muck up an innocent drive.   ; )

I was looking at Virtual Box, and it seems to be able to run a regular HD in a VM (no converting).
Any "lurking gotya's" with that, for very basic usage?
_Author Commented:
Got it all sorted out. And it was fun.   8 |

If you are running Virtual Box, you might find this interesting.  A buddy of mine on EE , gave me this 'heads up'.
The VENOM "virtual machine escape" bug - what you need to know

@Radhak - Thanks for posting.    : )

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_Author Commented:
 figured it out on my own.     : )
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