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1answer
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Folder emulated as USB storage

Is there a software that can emulate a folder from a PC disk as a usb storage? I need that in order to "share" the folder from Host OS (win7) into guest system (winXP) via virtualPC 6.1 (it has some ...
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2answers
520 views

Can I change a Virtual PC “boot” drive letter?

In Windows 7, Virtual PC automatically uses “C:” as its “boot” drive designation. I’d like to change the Virtual PC "boot" to something else, say, “Z:”, so that I can then tell the Virtual machine, ...
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1answer
84 views

Move Virtual PC VM to another machine

I need to move a virtual machine that was created with Windows Virtual PC to another machine. I just copied the files in the Virtual Machines folder to another PC, but when I tried to run it, I got ...
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1answer
2k views

Microsoft Virtual PC running Windows 7: VM Additions doesn't install correctly

Using Virtual PC 2007, if you attempt to install Virtual Machine Additions (VMAdditions.iso) on to a virtual Windows 7, the OS will crash and you will have to do a system restore. How to solve this?
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1answer
249 views

How can I locate where this splash screen is stored on my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 splash screen? This is the splash screen that appears when I fire up Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 on my WinVista computer. I ...
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1answer
158 views

How can I remove the Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 splash screen?

I have an application running on MS-DOS 6.22, which is installed in Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 on a WinVista machine. I would like to eliminate the Virtual PC splash screen that appears when the users ...
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0answers
407 views

Cannot Enable Integration Features on VPC on a Domain

Hi I'm running virtual Windows Vista within Windows 7 Pro. In order to do copy and paste between the two OS's I click Tools/Enable Integration Features in the VPC. It brings up a login box with: ...
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2answers
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How to set path of Virtual PC hard disk differencing parent

I have an old Windows XP Mode vhd backed up from my previous system, but I'm having difficulty getting it running on the new system. The vhd is a differencing disk, and its parent is the standard ...
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2answers
509 views

Can I run Virtual PC along with VirtualBox

I have the Consumer Review of Windows 8 on my computer and Virtual PC was automatically installed. However, I know that it does not run on VirtualPC and so I would like to install VirtualBox to run ...
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4answers
3k views

Windows Virtual Machines will not run

I'm trying to setup a few virtual machines to use for testing websites in the various old versions of IE. I had Microsoft Virtual PC working on an older machine using XP mode and 2 other VHD's from ...
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2answers
5k views

Hyper-V vs. Windows Virtual PC

When trying out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, I installed Hyper-V. It looked like just another Windows Virtual PC. Could someone explain how it is different? Is there a performance difference? Any ...
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1answer
612 views

Convert Windows.old into a virtual pc

I have rebuilt my Windows 7 ultimate operating system. I performed the rebuild over the top of its self so it automatically moved my old operating system to a Windows.old directory. I would like to ...
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1answer
244 views

How do I get started with Virtual PC on Windows 7 Pro?

I would like to set up a Virtual PC VM on my Windows 7 Pro host machine. On the Microsoft VPC page I chose to download only VPC, not the damned XP Mode poster child, and I got to download the file ...
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1answer
132 views

Access 2003 under Virtual PC: can I migrate to real PC? Or buy Office 2010?

27" iMac running win7 under bootcamp (slick! ). I have Access 2003 program with files linked through ODBC used by 4 installations (all with Access 2003 installed). I want to buy Access 2010 and try it ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows Server 2008 virtualization without Intel VT

I don't have a machine capable of Intel VT ("Virtualization Technology"), but I was assigned to do certain experiments with Windows Server 2008 R1 / R2 and SharePoint 2008 / 2010. I tried installing ...
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2answers
3k views

Clone current host OS to a guest virtual machine

I would like to run a few repeated checks on a setup procedure I am documenting, to verify my document. I would like to somehow create a VM that replicates the environment on my machine, i.e. the ...
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1answer
269 views

Windows XP mode suddenly claims hardware does not support virtualization

I have a PC system with a AMD X2 dual-core processor and Windows 7 professional. I am using Windows XP mode to use a scanner that doesn't have Windows 7 drivers. This used to work fine. But all of a ...
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2answers
1k views

How to increase free disk space of Windows in Virtual PC?

I have VirtualPC running in Win7 64bit. it's hosting a Windows XP vm. it's running out of free disk space so I increased the the vhd size using VHD Resizer however the free disk space didn't change. ...
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1answer
939 views

Can't log into the XP Mode in Windows 7

My PC config: Host OS - Windows 7 32-bit Guest OS - Windows XP SP3 When I enable the integration features (in the settings dialog), check the "enable at start up" option, on start up I'm asked the ...
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2answers
3k views

How to connect XP mode VM to the host so as to simulate LAN Activities?

First of all my PC config: Host:Windows 7(32-bit) Guest: Windows XP SP3 as XP Mode. Integration Features Disabled(I don't think it has any thing to do with networking). Network Connections on Host ...
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1answer
7k views

No internet on Windows 7 virtual pc on Windows 7 with NAT configuration

I have installed Windows 7 on Microsoft virtual pc 2007 SP1 on Windows 7. I configured networking adapter to use Shared networking (NAT). But still I cannot access the internet from the virtual ...
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3answers
8k views

Windows 7 virtual PC - use main graphics card

I have installed virtual pc to run XP inside of windows 7 professional. When I run "dxdiag" and go to the display tab on 7 I can see my graphics card details (ATI Radeon etc) but when I run it in the ...
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1answer
1k views

Crash / disappearing VM when starting Ubuntu 10.04 installation CD in Windows Virtual PC

When I attempt to start the Ubuntu 10.04 installation/live CD in Windows Virtual PC, the VM window just disappears every time during boot just after showing the mostly blank startup splash screen ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 - Virtual PC or Workstation 7.1 - Not working 4 me

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 bit Operating System When I'm trying to create virtual machine Windows Server 2008 64 bit I'm getting the same error neither with Virtual PC or Workstation 7.1 Error: ...
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2answers
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Can I create a virtual machine on my laptop to be used with another monitor?

OK, the scenario is like this. I have my laptop and I have another user without a unit. He/she has only a keyboard, mouse and a monitor. Is there any way that I can make him/her use my computer by ...
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2answers
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How do I take screenshots in Windows Virtual PC

When I press Alt-Print Screen I get a screenshot of the entire VM+window frame taken in my host-OS. What I want is a screenshot of the selected application running in the VM. My host OS is win7-64 ...
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3answers
18k views

How to shrink Windows 7 XP Mode VHD files?

I'm trying to shrink a Windows 7 XP Mode VHD file with VhdResizer with little success. When I select my VHD file, it says "VhdExpand only supports fixed and dynamic VHD files". My XP Mode VHDs are ...
2
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1answer
81 views

RAM use drops after running MS Virtual PC

I start my computer (Windows XP) and I'm using roughly 35% RAM. This goes up to about 50%++ after I start my daily applications (browser, messenger and such). When I run Virtual PC, the RAM does not ...
2
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4answers
286 views

Virtual Machines and Microsoft Windows?

I come from a Linux background and what I am used to doing with my development projects is setting up a template PC on a virtual machine so one of my projects won't effect the other. Linux of course ...
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2answers
67 views

Are there any guides for configuring Windows to run efficiently in VirtualPC?

Something like "Disable indexing" and "Disable SxS", preferably with an explanation why and guides to doing it. I'm lazy.
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2answers
1k views

Installing Windows Vista 64-bit on Microsoft Virtual PC

I have a LEGAL OEM Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit DVD (with original/unshared serial sticker) that I'm no longer using since I moved to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I wanted to reuse my Vista in a ...
2
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2answers
597 views

Transfer files between VPC and Host Machine

I have a virtual machine setup and I am able to transfer files from the host to the vpc and from the vpc to the host. I then copied the vpc to another machine and I am not able to copy files anymore. ...
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1answer
3k views

Is there a way to hide that you are connected to a computer via Remote Desktop or Virtual PC?

Is there a way to hide that you are connected to a computer via Remote Desktop or Virtual PC? Software (Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client, to be exact) has the ability to tell if you are connected to the ...
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2answers
777 views

Drag N' Drop in Virtual PC 2007

I'm running Windows 7 with Virtual PC 2007. I was wondering if there was any way to Drag n' drop files from the hosting computer to the VM, or vica-versa. The VM I'm connecting to is Windows XP.
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How do I convert a .vhd disk image to work with VMWare Fusion 2?

I’ve just installed VMWare Fusion 2 on my Mac. Microsoft makes available some Virtual PC disk images containing different versions of IE, so that us humble web developers can test our code on them: ...
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2answers
1k views

How to mount a VHD which is on an external USB hard drive

I have Virtual PC 2007 and I have a VHD on my external harddrive. The vhd is from a complete Vista omputer backup. When I follow the wizard it gives me two options both relating to compacting the ...
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5answers
3k views

Windows update keeps installing the same update

Looking through my Microsoft Update log, for the past three weeks, the same update has been downloading and successfully installed by windows updater. The update is Security Update for Microsoft ...
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3answers
37k views

How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? [closed]

The short answer is: You Can't. It seems to be a popular question as to whether you can install/run Mac OS X under virtualization within Windows. However, most of the questions really answer the ...