hotweiss wrote:If you are using Mint in Virtual Box, you won't have to worry about GRUB. As far as the fragmentation is concerned, is your hard drive FAT 32? If yes, there is your reason. Switch to NTFS...
rbanavara wrote:Also for moving mint from C: to D:, you dont have to re-install. VBox uses vritual disk, which is actually a file. you can move that file to D: and just have to re-configure your VBox to use this file for the HDD. Also if you go for physical install, the GRUB will automatically be configured to handle both Windows & Mint (had seen couple of posts where people had issues with GRUB install part, if you are sceptic, just make sure you know how to install GRUB manually).
rbanavara wrote:By "cut-paste VBox", do you mean entire VBox application? In that case no. There will be some location where your virtual machine files are stored. You need to find that location & move only thise files. As long you wont touch the VBox binaries (under the program files) & virtual machine files are intact some where, you can play around with the location.
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