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Old 06-16-2010, 07:06 AM   #1
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I was trying to virtualise my extenal USB HDD with vmware convertor but it is not recognsing the external hard disk. please help out.

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Trying to virtualize an external HD? Why? VMWARE converter is for taking a physical computer and turning it in to a virtual machine. What is the goal?

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I am trying to virtualise the physical computer right but there is a dependency on USB HDD (files in the external USB HDD are required for a program to run). So the aim was that for eg. my main OS is c: and the USB HDD is D: I can virtualise both c and d drives and my application works.. the problem is USB HDD doesnt detect in vmware converter. I am already thinking about workarounds but above was the primary issue.
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