How to Boot a USB flash drive in VirtualBox. In this segment you will learn how to successfully boot a portable operating system from a USB flash drive or removable external hard drive while still running from within a Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X environment.
Directly boot from VHD or VDI files; Convert a Virtual Machine VHD VDI into a bootable USB drive. Turning VirtualBox "VHD" (Virtual Hard Disk) Images or "VDI" (Virtual Disk) Images into a bootable physical disk.
Run ISO from Windows without rebooting. The following tutorial explains how to use VirtualBox to run Linux or any other bootable ISO from a portable USB flash device or elsewhere while still working within a running Windows.
The following tutorial explains how we were able to Run Damn Small Linux in Windows using Qemu Emulation technology. Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a tiny Linux Operating System created by John Andrews that is based on a Knoppix 2.