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How does virtualizing differ from emulation, in terms of structure?

Someone told me that a virtualizing program like VirtualBox does not work like an emulator does in the sense that it doesn't emulate registers and uses the actual ones for the virtualized data that ...
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Why won't windows exe's work on Linux?

I'm not asking about how to make a Windows exe work in Linux. I'm asking WHY it does not work. What is different about the way Windows runs an executable and Linux runs an executable? Why did they ...
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Any Way to run Mac OSX software under Windows?

I know that you cannot run MacOSX within a virtual machine, but I am curious if there is something similar to WINE that emulates MacOSX enough to allow running some MacOSX software under Windows. ...
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Can machine code be translated to a different architecture?

So this is kind of related to a question about running a Windows server on ARM. So the premise of my question is, can machine code be translated from one architecture to another in order to execute a ...
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Is it possible to resize a QEMU disk image?

Like the title says: Is it possible to resize a QEMU disk image in Linux? And if so, what happens to the partitions within it? Are they automatically resized as well (doubtful) or is there just a new ...
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netem for Mac OS X to emulate network latency and dropped packets

I'm looking for an open source/free network emulator tool that I could use on Mac OS X, to simulate a slow network connection, limited bandwidth and other network characteristics such as dropped ...
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How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
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Emulating SPARC hardware

I need a software who emulate SPARC system (Hardware) in a Windows 7 host computer. I need to install a Solaris SPARC 10 for developing purpose and I don't have a SPARC machine. Can you give me some ...
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Is there a usable Amiga CD32 Emulator?

I know that UAE is a pretty good Amiga Emulator, but it seems aimed to emulatr an Amiga 500 or a 1200. While the CD32 is similar to the Amiga 1200 - 68EC020 CPU, 2 MB ChipRAM, AGA - it has a special ...
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Copy files from Mac OS 9 to Windows 7?

Today I fired up a PowerMac 9500 that's been sitting dormant for 10 years, and I want to copy the data files over to my Windows 7 system (NTFS). The Mac is running OS 9 and, after some fiddling around ...
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Is there software to fully emulate a USB hard drive?

Does anyone know a Windows program that can mount disk images and emulate a physical USB hard drive, including properties like the serial number? I already found software to emulate CDs and DVDs like ...
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Is there a way to install the Mobile Emulation tools in Chrome?

Google removed the emulation tools from Chrome, and it's now achievable in Chrome Canary, which I don't want to install. Is there a way to get it in the regular installation of Chrome I have on my ...
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Can I run Mac software on Windows?

Is there a way to run Mac software without using a virtual machine? Note: Though there is this question, it is pretty outdated; the update, while more recent, does not actually answer that question.
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USB to USB CD ROM emulator

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a CDROM emulator that runs on Linux. I want to emulate this configuration: [CDROM DRIVE]----USB CABLE----[COMPUTER UNDER TEST] Where [COMPUTER UNDER TEST] is a ...
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Running iOS app on Windows NT4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Apps on non-IOS devices? Are there any emulators or such thing to run an iOS app on windows? Anything like that available NT4? (I don't make up the requirements, ...
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Do emulators parse binary code within files?

I have seen some emulators that claim they execute, and even though they do, their source code shows they don't directly parse every 1 and 0 to determine an instruction. My question is, if the ...
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Emulating hardware via ethernet?

I have an intersting idea I would like to see: is there any way to connect your LAN computers and use each other's devices as being on the current device? Eg.: I have a souncard connected to the ...
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Unable to play my old DOS games on new laptop?

I upgraded to a new Compaq laptop last year with Windows 7 installed, and now I'm unable to play my old DOS games and I get this error message when I try to play: The version of this file is not ...
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Emulate, debug BlackBerry mobile website

I'm developing a website that needs to be compatible for mobile phones (esp. BlackBerry). How can I debug it's CSS? I already installed the Default User Agent plug-in for Firefox problem is I just ...
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Can one make a Macbook behave like a USB-Drive

Is there a Way to emulate an usb-drive with a Macbook? I do not mean to emulate usb drives on my macbook! I would like to plug a double usb cable to my macbook and e.g. my TV. I want the TV to think ...
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How can I access the host machine from a Virtual one?

I'm using VMWare Fusion to run Windows {OS} on my Mac. How can I access the host machine (my Mac) from the Windows virtual one? I tried localhost but that didn't work.
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How to emulate a virtual USB drive in Windows?

I have a remote server where I should test work of some application with USB drive. Unfortunately, there is no ability to install any USB drive there. So, I need to emulate a virtual USB drive in ...
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Is it possible to run a Windows executable in Mac OS X?

Is there some sort of emulator or software layer that will let me run Windows executables (exe) in Mac OS X 10.5? I am not looking for Boot Camp or Parallels or any OS virtualization. I want ...
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16-bit DOS on Windows Vista+

I have a friend that uses some really old business software and for whatever reason doesn't want to check out a new version (if one even exists, he's in a niche market). The software ran as a 16-bit ...
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Why CPU emulation is slow [closed]

Different CPU (IA-32, ARM9 etc.) operations should be equivalent in their nature (move, read, write data etc.). It shouldn't be that painful for different CPUs to emulate each other. But seems like ...
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operating system that will run on a flash drive?

Do you know of anything like mojopac that will emulate your operating system? Ive already tried mojopac but no luck because the free version of the software does not allow it to run without running a ...
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What's the best way of running a Linux distro transparently on top of Windows?

I'm having an issue I'm sure lots of people have. I LOVE Unix and I'm indifferent about Windows. I would love to be on Unix all the time, but as an avid gamer I find myself forced to use Windows. But ...
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PowerPC emulator for Windows/Mac OS X capable of running Mac OS 8.1

I have an old Mac OS 7 application written in Symantec Think C++ 8 which I'd like to resurrect. I can run my old Mac OS 8.x image on Basilisk II exactly as it was at the time of development, ...
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Good TN3270 for MacOS? (Mac OS X Snow Leopard)

I need a good TN3270 emulator for the Mac that supports file transfers to TSO/ISPF (IND$FILE) and 132 char wide screens. Min 132x27 (3278-model-5), better even user defined size like 132x43. So ...
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Terminal Emulation for unix

I have a problem with PuTTY (a terminal emulation program). After connecting to my unix box from putty bash completion does not seem to work . Does anyone know a plugin that can help me or another ...
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Is firewire drive emulation (like Macs' target disk mode) possible with a PC?

Is there an application that allows one to 'export' a drive or virtual disk image to firewire so that the machine at the other end sees the computer as a regular firewire drive? Apple computers can do ...
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What emulator / VM software can I use to create a Win32-portable Linux Guest?

I want to create a portable VM setup so that I can boot a Linux install regardless of which Windows XP / Windows 7 host machine I am on. I was looking at Qemu but it doesn't appear to have a ...
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How To Change The Floppy Image Of Qemu?

I'm developing my own OS, but I'm having some problems with Qemu, because I need to change the floppy image from grub.img to os.img while the emulation is running, but how can I do this?
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Runnig a Windows 7 in a virtual machine (linux host) from a partition

At the moment I'm dual booting openSUSE 11.2 64bit and Windows 7 64bit. I'd like to run some windows applications from Linux without rebooting into windows or using Wine (which doesn't work on ...
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Emulate older Mac on Snow Leopard

My application development team wants to test program builds on older MacOS X versions (10.4 and 10.5). Is there an emulator or virtual system capable of allowing this from inside our MacOS 10.6? ...
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Can a single person develop a Sega Genesis emulator? [closed]

Someone told me that Sega Genesis emulation can not be done by one person, not even for many years. Why is this? Small indie teams and open source projects make emus for free, and there's a video on ...
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Is something better than wine? [closed]

Are there any better "emulators" (wine is not emulator) than wine?
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Peer to Peer solution for LAN over Internet

I need to emulate a LAN between some machines over the internet to play some LAN only games. I remember that there was software that could do this, but don't remember what it was called. Anyone heard ...
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I would like to burn a file to a virtual dvd

a program I am using tracks down my diskdrives and offers to write a dvd image to them. I would like to be able to write this image on HD in stead of on disk, but I have no option to browse the file ...
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Using a hypercard file on a Windows machine

my parents were cleaning out their house and found an old Mac Classic which I used a long time ago to run HyperCard. I made a couple things which I'd like to keep but I don't know what appliations ...
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FreeBSD: connect to switch console

I am using FreeBSD to connect to a juniper switch using console connection. I have crossover network cable: 1 end in switch and other in my freebsd laptop. What do I need in freebsd and how do I ...
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How to launch WinCE App on Windows XP

My dad has a cheap tablet that runs Windows XP. We have a USB GPS device that can be connected to the tablet and used for GPS. We also have the latest version of iGO primo. The only problem is ...
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PS3 controller -> PC -> emulators -> TV

I'm researching a media PC for the living room. Playing videos, audio and streaming Internet is straightforward enough. I would also like to run a gaming console system. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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ALSA OSS Emulation won't work

Ok I spend the last 4 hours or so trying to get this to work, without any success :( I'm on Ubuntu9.10 with pulseaudio setup, everything works fine so far. But when I try to record my Desktop with ...
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Will QEMU emulate processors newer than the one in which it's running?

If I compile QEMU in Linux running on a 486 processor, will it be able to emulate the Pentium processor features on it (like MSR)? And, if it doesn't, is there any way to emulate the Pentium features ...
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Mobile phone simulator for development [closed]

I have a new software that I developed for mobile phones, to allow the user to receive text for a chance to win prizes, wallpapers, ringtones etc... I want to know if there's a software that can ...
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What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? [closed]

What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? I'm on Windows 7 and I want to test a website with Oldest Opera Mini.
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software for ubuntu that can emulate cd burning

I don't want to waste my blank dvd's for a burning software that does not work. Do you know of any software that can emulate cd burning? Maybe emulate it by burning the data into a flash drive which ...
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Windows 3.11 maximized shell window in SYSTEM.INI

I use a way to run 16-bit applications by running them in emulated Windows 3.11 in DOSBox. I automatically mount the directory containing the application, set the SHELL property in SYSTEM.INI to the ...
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wanem does not apply delay in both directions

I'm new here so please cut me some slack because i'm not very familiar with the procedures here :) Anyway i have a LAN with three PCs' (A,B,C) A,C are some simple clients and B is a bridge with WANem ...