Hello, I am trying to virtualize my current Windows XP SP3 system so that I can install Windows 7. I have tried both Virtualization Manager 9.5 and also Go Virtual without success. My system specs are: Dell Precision M6400 laptop Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 3GHz CPU 4GB RAM (only using 3.5GB as it's 32-bit XP) 46GB in 100GB system partition Trying to save to external 1TB hard drive using eSATA In both programs everything appears to start fine and then, somewhere between 33% and (furthest it ever got) 47% all activity stops and, even though I can still click on 'Cancel' the computer is pretty much locked up and I have to power off. After turning the power back on I will have a partial file written to the external drive but it's useless. I have tried turning off Anti-Virus, disabling unneeded services, turning off power management and still no luck. Is there anything else that I should/could be doing or are these not to right tools for me? Thanks in advance.