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Open VHD with Windows

I have a fully patched Win7 PC with XenCenter installed and VHD files registered to XenCenter. As of now, I am unable to open a VHD file on this PC - whenever I open it in XenCenter, it wants to ...
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Back-up Image to Virtual Machine

Prior to updating my development machine from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 I did a full Microsoft back-up as well as a full Norton 15 ghost recovery point. After a few weeks of working I discovered ...
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Windows Virtual PC: not enough system resources

I need to create multiple Virtual machines under Win7. I installed Windows Virtual PC and created a base virtual machine (installed Win XP and other software needed). I then duplicate that machine ...
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2answers
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What is wrong if some network traffic is only working out of a bridged VM but not on the host OS?

I'm in the situation that IMAP/SSL connections from my PC to all imap servers are failing on my PC. (more details there) After experimenting, I have now established that: On the Win7 64bit host, ...
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574 views

Why can't I attach USB devices to a Windows Virtual PC host?

I'm trying to run a Windows 98 program in a Windows 98 virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC that requires a USB device (more specifically LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Invention System 2.0 and its USB IR ...
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0answers
385 views

Why do I get an internal stack overflow error when minimizing and restoring an MS-DOS virtual machine window?

I am using Windows Virtual PC on a Windows 7 machine. I have created an MS-DOS 6.22 virtual machine with 16 MB RAM and a 2 GB hard disk. Whenever I minimize or otherwise deactivate the window, and ...
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40 views

change boot disk with virtual pc xp on win7

I have got a project i did on a virtual drive using Virtual PC with win xp on. I did this on my computer with win7. Now i want to open the virtual xp but it just won't work. i create a new virtual pc ...
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57 views

Several options are missing in Virtual PC settings on Windows 7

I'm trying to configure the "Integration Features", "Keyboard", "Logon Credentials", and "Auto Publish" settings for Virtual PC, running on W7 Professional SP1, but I don't seem to have the options ...
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1answer
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How to access localhost with a port on a Virtual PC

I installed a Virtual PC with Windows7 and opened connection to my machine's localhost. My computer's name is memphis, I added the following line in hosts file: 127.0.0.1 memphis and I also ...
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How do I use this IE10 Virtual Machine?

I downloaded this IE10 virtual machine for windows 7 and I have managed to mount the VHD, but how do I actually get it to start? Do I need to also install virtual PC or some other software or ...
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1answer
72 views

Setup to test IE as virtualised application

I'm trying to use Windows Virtual PC + Windows XP Mode to test web sites in Internet Explorer 7 and 8. Since I need two XP instances I've followed the procedure explained at Browser Testing With ...
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1answer
466 views

VMC parameter file (XML) path

I'm trying to find the VMC XML parameter file. Does anyone know where it is located? Or name of the parameter file (.xml) ? For example: c:\user\***\windows\virtualpc\parameter.xml Virtual PC ...
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1answer
137 views

How to (re)enable clipboard on WinServer2008 VM (VirtualPC)

At some point yesterday, the clipboard on my VM stopped working. The VM is a Windows Server 200 Standard SP2 running in Windows VirtualPC, itself running on Windows7 Enterprise. I can "copy" and ...
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1answer
58 views

How can I link my network user account to the Virtual PC setup on my machine?

I am trying to test an issue in an application in which the error only occurs on Windows XP. I have set up a Virtual PC XP instance on my Windows 7 machine. The application I am trying to test is a ...
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1answer
62 views

If I combine my windows 7 pc and a dedicated VM ubuntu server, will this jeopardize my pc?

I've googled the internet and haven't been able to find a clear answer. Mostly because people keep their dedicated servers separate from their pc, let alone run it in a virtual machine. So in what ...
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Can't use VHD in a particular machine

(All the machines referred below have Windows 7 Professional.) I have a virtual machine targetted for Virtual PC. I'm able to use that disk in two different machines (32 bit and 64 bit, ...
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2answers
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How can I install Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 Home edition?

I believe that (according to this) Virtual PC is supported on Windows 7 Home Premium. However, when I go to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3702 and click on Continue, I am ...
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1answer
228 views

Shrink MS virtual pc VHD file in place

I need to shrink a VHD in place because almost all my system's free disk space is trapped in the unused part of the VHD. I can't use any of these methods because they all involve creating a new VHD ...
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1answer
77 views

win xp client, win 7 host, only xp drivers

I have a win 7 64 bit box which has xp on it in a vmware module and also the win7 version. I can use my old usb wifi card under virtual xp as i have the wifi drivers, but apparently the manufacturing ...
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0answers
402 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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3answers
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Should I enable Firewall and AntiVirus on a VirtualPC VM?

I run W7 64-bit with windows firewall + MSE running, and there is a firewall on my router also. I want to run a VM (probably using VirtualPC which comes free) but I'm unclear if this is guarded by the ...
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3answers
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Win7 XP mode install fails with cryptic error

Trying to install XPmode on Win7 Professional 64-bit SP1, but getting an error. I downloaded XPMode, Virtual PC and the update as specified here: ...
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1answer
193 views

Stored credentials under my user profile when setting up Windows XP Mode

I'm working on getting Windows XP Mode installed on my 32-bit Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I've made sure that the BIOS is OK, downloaded and installed both Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode. Next I ...
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2answers
2k views

Is it possible to kill the Virtual PC Host process?

Is there a way to kill the Virtual PC Host Process (vpc.exe)? In Process Explorer, it runs as a sub-process of svchost.exe (itself a sub-process of services.exe).
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1answer
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Windows 7 - Why is the Network on my Loopback Adapter Showing as Unidentified and thus Public?

I'm running a virtual machine (Win XP, but OS doesn't really matter) on my Windows 7 PC using the loopback adapter to create a private network between my host computer and the virtual machine. ...
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2answers
352 views

Launching a Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 without an interactive user

I have a need to launch a Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 as a scheduled task overnight, so that it can get Microsoft patches and antivirus updates. This needs to happen while nobody is logged onto ...
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3answers
2k views

Cannot get Virtual PC to install on my machine

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ran the tool to check that hardware virtualization is enabled, and it is (i7-2600). I ran the proper version of the Virtual PC download (Windows 7 Professional ...
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1answer
239 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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2answers
1k views

How do I convert a physical (non-windows) disk to a VHD?

I have a physical disk from a dead machine which used to run Linux. I am trying to recover files I had there (shared with Samba). I want to convert the disk to a VHD and run it in a VM so that I can ...
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1answer
5k views

How to force shut down a hibernated Virtual PC?

How do i shut down a hibernated Virtual PC? i have a virtual machine (Windows 7 XP Mode) that is hibernated: i would like to shut this virtual machine down. The help has a link that explains ...
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1answer
95 views

Best Practice for backing up a configured Virtual PC

I would like to backup my current configured VM, the one I"m now using for Development, and would like to hear a few suggestions concerning the options available to me. I recently started using a ...
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0answers
596 views

Why can't Virtual PC attach a VHD?

It seems that Disk2VHD captured an entire HD rather than the boot partition (232GB versus 125GB) I am hoping to bring up an image of my XP Pro box inside Windows 7 Ultimate x64 as a Virtual PC. ...
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1answer
205 views

how much RAM does a hibernated virtual PC consume, if any?

If a Windows 7 Virtual PC (guest OS instance) is allocated a specific amount of RAM, let's say 2GB, is most or all of that RAM released whenever the virtual pc is hibernated?
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1answer
372 views

Convert Windows XP x32 physical machine to guest virtual machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disk2vhd,convert my PC to Hyper-V Virtual Machine I've just bought a machine running Windows 7 x64 Professional. I want to use this to run my old XP x32 installation as ...
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2answers
393 views

Ubuntu inside Windows 7 as a “virtual PC”?

I found this guide which describes how to create a dual-boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu system. Is it possible to install Ubuntu as a "Virtual PC" inside Windows 7 (i.e. without using VMware or VirtualBox)? ...
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1answer
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How to migrate a Microsoft Virtual PC VM to a physical Disk?

Most information I see is about migrating physical machines to VMs. I'm looking to do the opposite: take a VM in Microsoft Virtual PC and migrate it to a physical computer. Judging from this ...
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168 views

How to run Virtual PC 2007 on Windows 7 64 bits

I have a virtual server client, which is Windows Server 2008. I have run it using Virtual PC 2007. Now I am on Windows 7, how can I use the Windows Virtual PC to run it? Thank you.
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How to seamlessy run 16-bit Software in Windows7 XP Mode Virtual PC that doesn't “Install”

OK, so here's my situation: I'm running a new Windows-7 64-bit PC, but I have to run some old 16-bit work database software on it. So I've set up Virtual PC XP Mode in general and that is fine in ...
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7answers
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Is it possible to install Windows 8 using Microsoft Virtual PC?

I'm trying to install Windows 8 on my pc via Microsoft Virtual PC. However I get this annoying, non-descriptive error: I'm looking to find out if Microsoft Virtual PC supports Windows 8, and if so ...
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1answer
3k views

How to have Microsoft Virtual PC use 2 CPUs

I have XP mode running on Windows 7. How can I setup multiple CPU usage (to boost performance)?
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1answer
542 views

How to hibernate seamless windows XP mode under windows 7?

My windows XP mode runs seamlessly under windows 7. i.e., applications are opened on windows 7 desktop, and there is no virtual PC desktop. I want to hibernate the virtual machine, but there are no ...
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3answers
4k views

testing Internet Explorer 9 on virtual PC

I've downloaded the Windows 7 .vhd from Microsoft's site. I created a virtual PC from that .vhd. It runs OK, but the welcome screen want a password for one of the accounts (admin and administrator). ...
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Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine

My Main Rig is a Windows 7 Professional laptop. On this machine is two Virtual Machines, both of which are also Windows 7 Professional. I need these VMs to be able to see each other but I also need ...
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2answers
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Same Windows XP Mode VHD on two Windows 7 machines

I have 2 machines I use regularly for work. One is Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and the other is Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. One or two pieces of software I still need for work need to be run in Windows XP Mode ...
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2answers
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Where does “Windows XP Mode” store the location for the VHD and VMC files?

On Windows 7 my Windows XP Mode if fouled up but I have alternate (backup) .vmc, vhd files. However, I'm not sure where to copy them to or (even better) how to let Windows Virtual PC "know" which ...
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2answers
142 views

Help me install windows 7 on virtual-pc with winxp host

I am running virtualpc on winxp sp3, and i have been trying to install win7, but for the past 2 hrs, it still show the "Expanding windows files (0%).". The allocated memory is 512MB, and hard drive ...
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267 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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1answer
2k views

Windows Virtual PC, multi-core possible?

I have a PC based on a "Intel i7 975". My OS is "Win7 Ultimate 64bit", and I have installed "Windows Virtual PC" + "XP Mode". My problem is that only ONE core is virtualized, so, can I virtualize two ...
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Citrix RDP Grid Lines

When connecting to work from home (home machine is Win 7), I use Citric Remote Desktop. Within the options of Citrix's Remote Desktop I set connection speed to LAN and everything looks ok with I ...
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1answer
564 views

Is there a way to pin a virtual PC VHD to the Windows 7 taskbar?

I have a virtual HD for Windows XP mode, and wanted to pin it to the task bar. However, trying to pin the shortcut to the VHD file actually pins the "virtual machines" folder instead. Clicking on it ...