Having problems with your eMachines M6811 Notebook ?

I am trying to use an emachines Restore DVD to install XP OS within Sun VirtualBox. It starts and says "All data will be lost...Press 'Y' to format drive and install new OS". Does this mean it will format only my virtual drive or will it kill my "real" existing OS (Windows 7)?


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This is an excellent and relevant question!\015\012
\015\012If you 'boot' your restore DVD within your Virtual Machine window (make absolutely sure by first unmounting the DVD via the option Devices --> CD/DVD Devices ---> unmount), the format prompt will apply to your 'virtual' hard disk and not your Windows 7 Host.\015\012The additional following message after your 'Y', should also indicate the partition you will be reformatting as an additional safety measure.
It will wipe everything including windows 7
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