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I have the latest version of VirtualBox and a genuine copy of Mac OS X Leopard in the original installation disk that came with my laptop. My desktop is a Windows 7 x64 so I want to use VirtualBox to install Leopard in it.

Problem is when I create a new virtual machine (by selecting Mac OS X as the OS type) and then when I start the machine with my Leopard cd in the drive I get the following message:

"Press ESC in 4 seconds to skip startup.nsh, any other key to continue"

This appears inside a command prompt like window. If I press ESC before the 4 seconds is up nothing happens I just stay in the window. If I press any key, same deal, I just stay in the window and whatever key I press is merely typed on the black screen.

Does anyone know how to install MAC OSX from a physical cd in VirtualBox?

P.S. The prompt on the screen is

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closed as off topic by Chealion, Diago Oct 21 '10 at 7:17

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Currently VirtualBox only supports OS X server 10.5 and 10.6. The version of Leopard you have is not a valid guest OS.

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