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Convert XP into a Windows 7 Virtual Machine with Disk2vhd

Conversion

For instance, my XP system with about 40GB on an 80GB drive took just a little over two hours to complete the conversion and transfer to an external USB hard disk. When the operation is complete, you'll see the screen shown.

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If I activate the new XP virtual machine in W7 VPC, does that mean I can no longer use the physical version on the old PC?