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 ==== VirtualBox General Notes ==== ==== VirtualBox General Notes ====
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 +Check version of installed Guest Additions:
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 +  modinfo vboxguest
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 Running VirtualBox as a service on Windows:  [[http://techgenix.com/start-virtualbox-service/]] Running VirtualBox as a service on Windows:  [[http://techgenix.com/start-virtualbox-service/]]
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 +  C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage.exe clonehd --format VDI "C:\Users\Chris\VirtualBox VMs\centos7-vtatdb2-w\CENTOS7-vtatdb2-disk001.vmdk" "C:\Users\Chris\VirtualBox VMs\centos7-vtatdb2-w\CENTOS7-vtatdb2-disk001.vdi"
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 +__How to convert VMDK to VDI__\\
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 +See notes at https://www.bonusbits.com/wiki/HowTo:Convert_VMDK_to_VDI
  
 __How to resize a Virtual Drive__\\ __How to resize a Virtual Drive__\\
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   * Start Gparted LIVE   * Start Gparted LIVE
   * Follow the menus to resize the partition that you need to make larger   * Follow the menus to resize the partition that you need to make larger
 +    * Select the partition you want to edit/resize and manipulate accordingly 
   * When done, exit Gparted and unmount the CDROM   * When done, exit Gparted and unmount the CDROM
   * Boot the VM and verify your changes were implemented   * Boot the VM and verify your changes were implemented
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