Installing Optimized XP in VirtualBox (Page 2)

Click on the green Start arrow (turns into Show after VM starts) toward the top of the VirtualBox Manager window:

WinLite Start

WinLite Start

No going back now…let ‘er buck!

WinLite Partition

WinLite Partition

Just press ENTER at the XP partition select screen to begin

WinLite Format

WinLite Format

Use the arrow keys to select Format the partition using the NTFS file system (Quick) and press ENTER

The partition will be formated and Windows XP files copied over and the VM will reboot automatically…

Installing Devices

Installing Devices

There’s really nothing to do but sit back and watch the install at this point…should go rather quickly

Performing Final Tasks

Performing Final Tasks

Almost there…wait for it!

WinLite Boot

WinLite Boot

The initial boot…

WinLite Desktop

WinLite Desktop

And finally the WinLite desktop in all it’s glory!

This is all fine and dandy, but let’s tweak this sucker a little bit and see if we can eek a little better performance out of it…

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