Re: Windows OEM disk loaded on VirtualBox
Originally Posted by Curbie
Good to see everything worked out for you. Without question, you've been the most tenacious and determined new user I've ever helped out on these forums and you deserve the success. Just a brief suggestion: I intend to keep updating XP up to its very last die-date (April 8, 2014) after which I will disable the virtual NIC in the VM and thoroughly isolate it from the big bad world out there. Until then, I will continue to take advantage of the MS support I've already paid for. You may wish to do the same because many of the updates are not just security but bug fixes that may allow apps to run better. ...just my further two pennies.
Newb: How far must I jump to clear the ledge halfway down?
Guru: It's bad to jump off cliffs. Let's look at better options.
Newb: Stop harping about "best practices" and just let me jump.