Re: Dual Boot or Virtualize
Yes, you will.
From what I've read, it is legal to run a VM of Windows if the VM and the original Windows are on the same partition.
So if you want to respect the EULA, you can either:
create the VM on the Windows partition (accessible within Ubuntu at /media/disk or /media/Windows or /media/Vista, etc.) So, in other words, you install the same Windows twice.
Run the EXISTING RAW partition of Windows as a VM in Ubuntu with your favorite VM manager. You need to follow a special HOW-TO for that. The upside is you'll only have one Windows, so you're saving some useful disk space.
FOR THE RECORD: don't tell the MS representative what you are doing with the VM thing, whatever you decide to do. It might hurt more than help IMO, because they may get confused, it can take longer, etc. Tell them you had to reinstall Windows because you screwed up your computer for instance. This way you omit, but you don't lie. It is only my opinion.
Last edited by the8thstar; June 1st, 2008 at 07:41 PM.
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