This texts should help you:
Raw partitions starts with \Device\Harddisk0\Partition1 (mostly drive C:).
Remember, that "extended partition" is not counted by windows.
Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> running on a machine that dual boots between Windows 7 and Ubuntu.
> I need to share my home partition between a virtual machine and a real machine.
> Obviously, I will access the home partition from either one machine or the
> other but not both at the same time. I was trying to use virtual box because I
> need to run multiple virtual machines at times. Unfortunately, due to Windows
> security features, accessing the raw disk is no longer possible without jumping
> through significant hoops.
> According to the documentation, it looks like I should be able to access a raw
> partition from co-linux and everything should be hunky-dory. Is this a good
> assumption or am I living in a fantasy realm?
> Can I also run multiple virtual box instances at the same time or are the two
> systems mutually exclusive? reason I ask is because I need to produce
> production virtual machine images using virtual box and it would be nice to be
> able to run both at the same time.
> Ever so grateful for your feedback.
> --- eric