it on your PC.
Task Number 2
Find your old Windows
2000 installation CD-ROM. Stick it in the drive.
Don't let it run (duh!).
Click the New
button on VirtualBox.
and watch with wonder as it proceeds to load Windows 2000.
falls over and re-starts, it's a known bug. Follow the
instruction like this:
VBoxManage setextradata "VM name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/piix3ide/0/Config/IRQDelay" 1
put it to 5 and it was OK. When it's all installed and
re-run the command putting it back to zero. Note that "VM
is the name of your guest OS. If you called it
then that is what you use instead. "Windows 2K" won't cut the
mustard as it is case sensitive.
created a new text file on my desktop called slow.bat and coped the
above line to it. I change the VM name to the correct thing
then saved and copied the file to my Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox
directory and ran it as administrator. It's a pain to edit it
there as Windows
objects to saving the file, so I did the same with a
fast.bat file with the zero setting.
loaded Windows 2000
Service Pack 4 as well. You can probably
download this from somewhere. I don't know if it is really
turned off the networking. I don't need it to access the Internet.
Otherwise, I mostly used the defaults.