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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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Portable system on a SDCard

I want to have a portable system in a SDCARD, the requirements are as follow: It should run on a Bare Metal virtualization in a NetBook This should run solely as a medium to the virtualization, so ...
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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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Can Windows 2012 Hyper-V simplify backups?

I'm just setting up a Windows 2012 server. In the past, I've always installed and run all services on "bare hardware", but am looking at hyper-v. I've used virtualization with things like MSVPC and ...
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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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VT is on, Virtual PC still says I cannot virtualize 64-bit

I am having a tough time with my ASUS motherboard's BIOS at the moment, saying that Intel's Virtualisation Technology is on, even though Virtual PC is saying I cannot use a 64-bit ISO containing ...
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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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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to run the Microsoft browser VMs on VirtualBox?

I do a lot of web development on Linux and Mac, and I'm also a fan of VirtualBox. Microsoft has available for download various browser images for testing, but they require VirtualPC to run: ...
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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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Convert VirtualBox guest into main OS

Is it possible to somehow convert my guest OS to the Host OS? I have a PC and would like to physically install my current Ubuntu VM into my new notebook. Is it possible?
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How to know whether BIOS has turned on the processor's Virtualization Technology or not?

My BIOS does not have any option to show / modify virtualization technology (VT). Although my processor supports VT, I am not sure whether it is turned on in BIOS. Is there any utility which can ...
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When you make a virtual PC of a certain one, can you use the programs that it contains?

I was wondering if is possible to use whatever programs that I have in a PC by doing a virtual machine of it, and running it in another PC without installing them again.
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How to troubleshoot COM port problem in Virtual PC 2007?

Host: Windows XP SP3 Guest: Windows XP SP3 Virtual PC 2007 (6.0.156.0) I have two serial devices attached to the host (chip and pin card readers). These work with my application when running on the ...
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Change display resolution and do full screen for apps from Windows 7 XP Mode?

I'd like to run some semi-old children games on my Windows 7 x64 machine, but they were made for the Win16 API which is gone from Windows x64. Thus, I have installed the games in XP Mode, which works ...
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How to get good video performance for remote access to virtualized computer?

At home, I'd like to move my main Windows installation off of my desktop computer and replace it with a virtualized guest installation on my combined file server, web server and media center. The ...
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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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354 views

Access virtual machine my remote desktop

Is it possible to access Windows XP on a virtual machine hosted in MS Virtual PC via Remote Desktop?
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How to install virtual pc2007 additions

hi i have windows 7 home edition 64 in my Physical Machine. i download and install virtual pc 2007 and install a windows xp in a virtual machine. i want to share a folder between physical machine and ...
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Convert partition to Virtual Disk image

I have a 250 GB HD with a XP partition. I partitioned the XP Box to 112 GB, since the max Virtual PC can load is 127 GB. I have a new motherboard and can't load into the partition, so I am using ...
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Is there a way to use a VirtualPC image from linux?

I have a nicely setup Windows XP image made on VirtualPC 2007. However, I currently need to use Linux (am using Lucid) for development. Is there a way in which I can use the VPC image from Linux - ...
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Windows 7 with Microsoft Virtual PC: how to copy .vmc and .vhd to hard drive?

I have a Microsoft Virtual PC running Windows 2003. I intend to copy over the .vmc(Configuration file) and .vhd (Hard Disk file) to my Windows 7 laptop. What do I need to do to run the Virtual PC in ...
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Accessing Virtual PC from Host PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup virtual PC with php and access it from PC host ? I would like to access Virtual PC URL from Host PC. I am able to access host computer from virtual PC. But ...
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Windows 7 (Ultimate 64bit) + Virtual PC (XP Sp3) + PCI Parallelport Card + Parallelport Dongle

I got a Windows 7 64-bit computer with an "XP-mode"-Virtual PC. I installed a PCI parallel port card and all drivers. The card is correctly installed under Windows 7. In Virtual PC however the card ...
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Is it really impossible to run Windows XP mode in Windows 7 version less than Professional?

I've got a laptop for work which comes with Windows 7 Home Premium. I need to use some devices whose driver doesn't run Windows versions greater than XP. I want to use Windows XP mode in this machine, ...
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Best Virtual Machine for OpenGL, IE Testing, Small Footprint? [closed]

I'm looking for a good virtual machine server to use on a WinXP32 host. I've used VirtualBox, VirtualPC, and VMWare in the past, but I'm out of date with what they currently support. These are my ...
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Is there any reason I should use VirtualPC over VirtualBox to run Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: virtual pc versus virtualbox I'm looking to have a virtual machine with Ubuntu installed on it. I want to do some light development work on it. I have access to a ...
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Virtual PC - Run VMs on more than one host machine?

I'm upgrading soon to Windows 7. I plan to use Virtual PC to create different development environments for different scenarios (also, for productivity reasons I don't want my games and my development ...
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Should I install Antivirus within XP Mode for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Virtual PC XP Mode need safety measures? I am using XP Mode within Windows 7, which creates virtual OS, but semi-intergrated into Windows 7. Do I need to ...
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Virtual PC with Multi Monitors

I have recently intalled Virtual PC and was wondering if it possible to make use of both of my monitors with it. I have managed to get a pseudo multi screen effect by connecting using Remote Desktop ...
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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 ...
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Virtualize Mac OS X Using Virtual Box or Microsoft Virtual PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? Hi. I know there are a lot of tutorials and stuffs telling how to install MAC OSX on windows, using vmware, like this one ...
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Enable hardware virtualization in BIOS?

I am running a FOXCONN AM2+ M61PMV with an AMD Athlon II X2 240 Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit. From startup I have hit the del key and the options for enabling the hardware virtualization are not there. ...
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Virtual Machines - VMWare user switching to Microsoft

I am used to using VMWare Workstation - and have been very happy with it. I have been using it for sandboxing programming environments and testing. I am now in an environment where we must use ...
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Windows 7 Virtual PC + Linux Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu inside a virtual machine running on Windows 7's Virtual PC. One thing I've noticed right away is that it has to capture the mouse and not all the hardware works as expected. I ...
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Virtual PC and hardware-assisted virtualization (VT-x) problem

I've installed Microsoft's Virtual PC on Windows 7, but when I try to start a virtual machine I get the following error message: <Virtual machine name> could not be started because ...
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Can I sysprep a Windows 7 VHD without any virtualization technology?

I booted from a VHD on my laptop and hoped to sysprep this image, but it didn't let me do it. I got a fatal error during the process. I used the following command: sysprep /generalize /shutdown. My ...
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Windows 7 Virtual PC will not start and just stays powered down - No errors, or event logs

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate edition and the latest versions of Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode available here. Every time I attempt to start Windows XP Mode, the setup starts, I accept the licence ...
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Trying to open a virtual pc file from my windows xp drive, says wrong version

On my new windows 7 computer, I just downloaded virtual pc. Now I am accessing my older computers hard drive where I had virtualPC's on there, and when trying to run the vm it says its the wrong ...
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Dual-monitor VPC/VMware

If there was a feature request for Virtual PC or VMWare, it would be dual-monitor support. Why hasn't this been done?
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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 ...