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How to recover data lost when connecting a USB drive to a VirtualBox VM

I have just installed/configured my machine to run Ubuntu 13.10, with Windows 8 running in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992. I was just experimenting with mounting and unmounting ...
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USB devices in VirtualBox Windows 7 partition

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Virtual Box running Windows 7. Have a shared hard drive set up between the two. I have set up the virtual box the best I could, and have been searching endlessly on ...
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Mounting usb-drive via virtual box [duplicate]

Recently I've installed virtual box and installed windows 8 on it on my ubuntu 12.04. The problem is when I insert usb drive, ubuntu can recognize it, but virtual box (windows 8) cann't! What can I do ...
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How can I make a USB device (a flash or hd) available to Ubuntu running in a virtual box?

I have added my devices to virtual box but they do not show up inside unbuntu. sudo fdisk -l does not list them. This worked once under "try ubuntu" automatically and the dirves were available and ...
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VirtualBox under Ubuntu 12.04 has a problem in mounting an external USB-drive

I have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. Now, I've bought an external USB-drive with 1.5 TB. When I start Windows7 in VirtualBox and mount the new USB-drive, a popup-message appears, ...
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I want to install Fedora in Virtual Box with a Usb stick

I managed to install Virtual Box on my Ubuntu system; now I want to install Fedora within the virtual machine. I have a Fedora image installed on a usb stick that is accessible by a vmdk file - an ...
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How to do a full installation of Ubuntu 11.04 on USB

I am trying to do a full installation of Ubuntu 11.04 on my USB stick, which can be virtualized on vmwares or virtualboxes when I plugged my USB stick. The Ubuntu must be able to save my files on the ...
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Need help to install persistent Ubuntu on USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portable virtual machine with preinstalled Ubuntu for Windows? I am a new user of Ubuntu. I would like to install a persistent Ubuntu 11.04 to my USB stick, and it ...
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Mounting an external USB drive via VirtualBox?

I have an external hard drive that Windows can't open (gives an error message saying the file system is unrecognized and wants me to reformat), so I am trying to see if Ubuntu, which I am running as a ...
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Guest additions installed but USB devices can't be seen in Devices > USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox I already installed guest additions for VirtualBox but I can't see my USB flash from VirtualBox device list. Please help me.
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How do I use virtualbox for Windows 7 installer?

I need to use Windows 7 VM to test my web application in Internet Explorer. I have a bootable USB drive for Windows 7. I have already installed VirtualBox. However in the vbox when I press start, ...
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Set up USB for Virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+ and I installed Window 7 Ultimate Editon. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives on Window 7 but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. ...