How to share folders between windows 7 and windows xp running on portable virtualbox
Before doing that i would like to mention why sharing folder is very important to us? When i first log on to my guest os xp what i found that i cant move or copy anything to my windows 7 os. So if this is not possible what ever i do on my guest PC everything will be remain on it cant be moved any others places that is very pity. so its very urgent to have this facilities. well, first of all create a newfolder at windows 7 at any places but i choose it on my documents and give a name , we call it sharefolder . Now for windows xp guest edition it is very easy to do. lets take a look what i need to do to activate share folder option go to guest OS device and scroll down to find install guest Addition click here to install, you may get software install confirmation just click continue anyway two times install finished. Now at guest OS xp Go to Device >share folders click on it you can see share folders dialogue box has appear just click on at top right + green box and add folder that you have created on windows7 by clicking browse button. check the picture below:
Now go to guest OS xp mycomputer then my network places my computer right click on it map network drive select drive virtual box shareholder finish.
lets try it now create a folder on guest PC at sharefolder drive as picture shown below:
go to win 7 and open sharefolder at my documents you can see the newly create folder has there that’s it the video is given below: