OEM XP under Virtualbox

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OEM XP under Virtualbox
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My XP is supplied on my Lenovo laptop and as such there are no XP installation disks but there is a Recovery Disk option.

I'm wondering what the likelihood of getting away with:

1) Doing a complete backup (any suggestions?)

2) Installing a flavour of Linux, probably Mint.

3) Installing Virtualbox

4) Use the recovery disks to put Windows in Virtualbox

5) Restore the backup

Is that likely to work?

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