A Microsoft program to virtualize another operating system within Windows.

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Virtual PC XP mode cannot start: “library not registered”

When I try and start Windows Virtual PC --> XP Mode I get the error "cannot start windows virtual pc host process" ... "library not registered" Can't work out why.
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Can I install Windows 7 64-bit in a VM on a Windows 7 64-bit host?

I'm running a Windows 7 64-bit host, with Microsoft Virtual PC 64-bit installed. With this setup, can I install Windows 7 64-bit in a virtual machine (VHD file) as a client OS?
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Which versions of Windows 7 include Drive Manager?

In an answer to a question I asked about mounting Virtual PC images, Philippe suggested using “drive manager” in Windows 7 to mount a .VHD file. ...
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How to set the static IP address and change the Host Name of a FreeBSD machine?

I have a FreeBSD machine running as a Virtual Machine. There are 2 things that I need to do. Change the IP Address and Host name Put this machine into the Network. My machine is already connected to ...
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Reduce capacity of an MS Virtual Hard Disk?

I ran DISKPART on a virtual hard drive to increase the maximum capacity. However, I appear to have made it too large for Virtual PC (win7) to run. I shrank the volume back down, but the maximum ...
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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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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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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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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 Virtual Machine Error “Not enough storage is available to process this command.”

When I try to access my host machine (Win 7 Ent) from two different virtual machines (both Win 7 Pro) using an UNC path and I keep getting "Not enough storage is available to process this command." ...
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Lost internet access in Windows XP Mode Virtual PC under Windows 7

I also created and configured a Virtual PC in Windows XP mode. Both platforms functioned effectively for months. Now I've lost both internet connection and printer connection to a network printer, ...
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How to launch shortcuts to a Virtual PC “XP Mode” application in a batch … successively?

First of all, I'm French, so forgive me my English (the dictionary is my friend) ... Here is my problem : I have some trouble with a batch file to launch two virtual applications successively ... ...
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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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How to run windows 3.11 on a virtual computer?

I have a disk from my old computer (Windows 3.11) the instalation diskettes are lost somewhere. Can I run it on Virtual PC? If yes, how do I do it?
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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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Windows 7's Windows Virtual PC - How to run VM in multiple monitors?

Does the "Windows Virtual PC" that comes with Windows 7 Ultimate support multiple monitors? I read online that VPC 2004 and 2007 added multi-monitor support but I did not find it in Windows VPC in ...
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Install Virtual PC on Windows 7 Professional installed on MacBook Pro

I'm trying to install Windows XP Virtual PC on Windows 7, on a MacBook Pro. Is it possible? Windows 7 was installed using Boot Camp.
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Windows XP Mode for Troublesome Applications?

I am in the uncomfortable position of having to run a few older applications under Windows 7. These applications are infamous for getting their tentacles everywhere into Windows and screwing up random ...
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How do I install Windows 3.11 on Virtual PC 2007?

Just for fun.... I downloaded windows 3.11 and virtual pc 2007 from my MSDN subscription. I've never actually installed this before. A few ideas come to mind Create an iso with the win3.11 files ...
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Microsoft VPC or VirtualBox for virtual Ubuntu install in Windows 7

I am planning on installing 32-bit Ubuntu inside a virtual machine on a Windows machine (Dell Latitude E6500). I have plenty of memory, and sufficient hard drive space to manage this, but I'm ...
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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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Using Windows Virtual PC to run Windows Vista in a virtual machine on Windows 7

Asking this question makes me feel stupid, but I am OK with that. So on the Windows Virtual - PC Support: FAQ page, I found the following: Can I use Windows Virtual PC to run Windows Vista, ...
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virtualbox seamless mode on multiple monitors without VRDP

Is there any type of emulation software, like VirtualBox, VMWare, etc... that supports seamless mode on multiple monitors? I saw the other question but the answer involves connecting to the windows ...
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Virtual Machine from Employer / Client on personal hardware

is it possible to use a Virtual Machine that is connected to a domain, without having the host machine on that domain ? Example. I have a laptop, we'll call it Dancer. (Laptop Dancer, geddit ?) ...
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Virtual PC - How to convert .nrg file to .vhd

I have a live cd of linux. named Knoppix. I want to run it as a virtual OS on my windows. I have installed windows xp on my PC. And I am using "Microsoft Virtual PC" for using Virtual OS. What My ...
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Running different OS on Virtual PC XP Mode

I installed XP mode from this location: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx Now I would like to install some linux distro on that virtual machine, but I don't see an option for ...
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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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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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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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Anti Virus and Firewall on Virtual PC

Does the Virtual PC for Windows XP Mode on Windows 7 require anti virus package and firewall be installed in it to prevent viruses etc. I have an anti virus and firewall on my PC but not installed on ...
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Does VMWare Fusion, Virtual PC, Parallels, or VirtualBox not let a program detects that it is a Virtual PC?

I wanted to install a program called PPS to watch tv, but heard that there were security risk with an earlier version of the program, so I wanted to install it on a Virtual PC. However, after ...
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Can I back up a .vdi file from VirtualBox just like .vhd and have a “machine” always ready to start fresh?

If it is a Virtual PC .vhd file, then I can make a copy of it so that if the .vhd goes bad for any reason (catch a virus or installed undesirable software), then I can use that old .vhd and start a ...
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Making the free Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk image work with VirtualBox's simulated network card

I have a Macbook Pro at work and installed the current VirtualBox (3.2.4) today. However, after using the free VHD image of IE 7 on XP SP3 from Microsoft, the Virtual Operating System (XP) just ...
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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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Virtual PC 2007 Full Screen Resolution

I have a laptop (1440 x 900) and an external monitor (1920 x 1200), and I'm running Virtual PC 2007. Initially, my VPC could not switch to fullscreen mode on my external monitor because the max ...
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Should VMs run Windows Update and firewall/anti-virus software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Does it make any sense to install anti-virus on Windows XP Mode? Does the Virtual PC XP Mode need safety measures? I just got XP mode running under Windows7 ...
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Command line to restart virtual machine (Virtual PC)

Is there a way to restart a virtual machine running under Windows 7 Virtual PC from a command line? Basically, i want to do a soft restart, same thing the clicking on Ctrl+Alt+Del button achieves.
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Virtual PC on Windows 7 doesn't have adjustment for video card size?

The current VirtualBox has a place where the video card RAM size can be set by the user. It seems that Win 7's Virtual PC doesn't have one? Will it auto adjust -- but what if the screen size is 800 ...
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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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Does Windows 7 VPC negate need to re-install?

I fear I have an impending hardware breakdown coming ... the last time the box booted I had to power off and on a couple times before Windows loaded. Seems fine when up and running. So I'm preparing ...
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Adding a Windows 2003 Server to a Windows NT Server 4.0 Domain

I have a Windows NT Server 4.0 Domain Controller VPC. I have built a new Windows 2003 Server VPC. I would like to join this Windows 2003 Server to the NT Server 4.0 Domain Controller. How do I do ...
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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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In Windows Virtual PC: Is there a way to assign local drive letter in the Guest O/S that points to a physical drive on the host?

I have a bunch of programming projects on my P:\ drive (on Windows 7) I'm now doing some programming within Virtual PC Windows XP Mode and I'd like to "call" that drive, within the Win XP guest, the ...
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Virtual PC lost parent disk for differential vhd

2 years ago I had that brilliant idea to create base Windows XP disk which all of my VM with XP will use. Of course it ended that I had only one VM with XP :-). Today I needed to make some free space ...
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Is it safe to run a potentially dangerous program (having possibly worm, virus, …) on Virtual PC?

I'm not sure if it is safe, can someone provide more information on the matter?
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MS-DOS 6.22 keyboard configuration

I have MS-DOS 6.22 in a virtual machine (Virtual PC 2007) and I wanted to properly configure the keyboard. The keyboard I have is a French-Canadian one (FYI in Windows XP my keyboard is labeled ...
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How to connect 2 virtual hosts running on the same machine?

I have 2 virtual hosts running on my Windows XP laptop. One is Ubuntu running inside vmware player. The other is MS virtual PC (so I can test with IE6 ). The Ubuntu virtual host is running my web ...
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How to move a virtual PC 's image (Windows Virtual PC) to a new location in Windows 7?

I tried to move the image files of my virtual pc to a new folder location but I cannot do it. The system keeps saying the file .vcm is being used by the Virual PC Host Process. The other files can be ...