How I copied the SSD successfully to a VirtualBox image file that actually worked:
Appears there is a startup glitch: Oracle VirtualBox display drivers supposedly will not work with Windows 10. Since I have Windows 10 preview installed and working in a VirtualBox VM, what is the story here?
The Oracle VirtualBox Guest Additions software, which is needed to use a shared folder, cut/paste, etc. does not install in the Windows 10 Technical Preview.
I fought for some time to get USB devices recognized by VirtualBox. Today, I came across a blog entry with a solution: add your login to the (virtualbox) group “vboxusers”. Problem solved. Not obvious. My check scanner now works via the dedicated Windows 7 machine running in VirtualBox. Here is the relevant blog entry and…
Installation of Oracle VirtualBox on Mint Linux and then building one Windows 7 virtual machine.