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Setting the XP VM's memory
This will bring you to the memory-size window. In theory you could run XP with as little as 192MBs. Let's not be silly. I prefer to give XP at least 1GB of RAM. Since my test system has 8GBs, I elected to give XP 2GBs to play with. If you're converting an old XP box to Linux service, you probably won't be fortunate enough to be able to give it that much memory.
Picking out a virtual drive
Next, you're given a choice of whether to use a new virtual hard drive or use an existing one . Unless you're updating an older XP VM, you're always going to want to create a new drive.
Picking out your virtual hard disk type
On this screen, you're presented with a wide range of VM virtual disk formats. Just use the top choice, VDI, here and move on to the next screen.