It was more a 'shiver and pray' moment
Everybody thanks; it's working.
If you don't make backups of your important data, your data is obviously not important to you.
There's a clone feature in my VirtualBox Version 4.1.18 r78361 and surprisingly enough a "Live CD/DVD" option that I have never used, but I do Pray quite often.
Professionally Curious for 20 Years.
JJ / c9