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How can I set up VM so that the host can access the files on the guest as if the files on guest are on the hard-drive of host?

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What OS is host, guest A, and guest B? –  Takkat Feb 23 '13 at 13:35
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You can share a folder within your network using samba. you can share files with ftp/http servers like Xampp on your real machine and access them in virtual machine or reverse. You can share a folder using virtualbox share folder feature, if you use shared folder with virtual box feature, then you can access it with a samba client within virtual machine. you must try to access vboxsvr.

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