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dnaga57
June 20th, 2008, 10:21 PM
I have Win XP as host . In virtual box I have Ubuntu.
How can I access files in Win XP while in Ubuntu in Virtual Box
Pls advise

superprash2003
June 21st, 2008, 02:32 AM
you first need to setup file and printer sharing in windows.. and in ubuntu go to places->Computer and type smb://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip of the windows machine

dnaga57
June 21st, 2008, 01:47 PM
you first need to setup file and printer sharing in windows.. and in ubuntu go to places->Computer and type smb://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip of the windows machine

Thanks. Please elaborate How I insert this command. When I go to Places > Computer it shows no command prompt.
Sorry for being Dummy

superprash2003
June 22nd, 2008, 12:57 AM
type it under LOCATION.. replace computer:/// with the above command

dnaga57
June 22nd, 2008, 12:10 PM
type it under LOCATION.. replace computer:/// with the above command

Meanwhile I have switched to LinuxMint. Please advice file folder sharin between host ( XP) & guest ( Mint in virtualbox).
Sorry for the trouble