This article will describe how to access a windows drive in ubuntu operating system installed in virtual box machine.
Shut down the virtual machine.
From the virtual Machine Menu,Go to Machine->settings->Shared Folders.
Click on Machine Folders -> Blue Folder Icon with Plus Sign on the right (Add Folder Icon)
Click on folder path -> Choose Other
Navigate to the Windows Drive,You can select the complete drive or further navigate to a folder on Windows drive
In case you choose the drive,folder name will be the label of the windows drive.
Check the auto mount checkbox
Leave mount point blank
Check the make permanent checkbox.
Click on the OK button
Now you will have to add the user to the shared folders group
Start the virtual machine and login with your username
Open Ubuntu Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T)
At the command prompt type the following command
sudo adduser USERNAME vboxsf
where USERNAME is replaced by your username
You will now see the shared folder with prefix sf_ in media
and also in the left margin of your my documents folder
You will be able to see the shared folder in order to save any files or dicuments
That is all.
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