A Microsoft program to virtualize another operating system within Windows.

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How can I fix my Virtual PC 2007 network configuration

I have installed Windows Virtual PC 2007 on my Windows 2003 R2 Server. I have installed a virtual Windows XP. I have configured the virtual PC to use Shared Networking (NAT) I have disabled the ...
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What causes a Virtual PC “virtual machine” to be locked?

I'm using Virtual PC on Windows 7 and have periodically gotten this error when trying to shut down: Cannot shutdown a locked virtual machine. Google search on "locked virtual machine" Virtual PC ...
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How to avoid flickers in Windows XP Virtual PC mode in Windows 7

I am using a Virtual PC. Ie, using Windows xp in virtual mode inside Windows 7. The graphics looks good but I am getting a lot of flickers (the Windows XP mode is by itself slow not my Windows 7 ...
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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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Multiple monitors with virtual machine

Is it possible to use multiple monitors with Windows Virtual PC 2007? If not, are there any other virtual machines that do support multiple monitors?
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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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Microsoft Virtual PC maximum hard disk PC

What is the maximum space that I can allocate on a MS Virtual PC 2007?
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Using the same VPC image on multiple workstations

I haven't used an VMs before so brand new to the party. I'm running Win7 off an honest to goodness MSDN license so OS licensing is not an issue. I'd like to think that I could create a VPC image on a ...
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ClearType setting ignored in Windows Virtual PC with Windows XP Pro

I have a VM set up through Windows Virtual PC for Windows XP Pro and I have been completely unable to get ClearType to work. I have turned it on in the Display -> Appearance -> Effects dialog but it ...
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Windows 7 Backup Image - Mount to Virtual PC?

I took a backup of my PC a while ago, and forgot what was on the backup. I noticed it created a VHD file, but I was wondering if that was safe to run in Virtual PC without corrupting the image to ...
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Is it possible to rent a virtual instance of Windows/XP/Vista/7 in the cloud on pay as you go basis? [closed]

I am a software developer and I need to test my software on different OS all the time. I am using free VPC images from IE6 compat kit from Microsoft but they have only limited options of Windows ...
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How to connect a USB dongle to Windows XP Mode?

I'm trying to connect a Matrix dongle to Windows XP Mode, but when looking under USB options it's not listed. Example: The dongle gets recognized by the Windows 7 device manager as a ...
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Forgot Microsoft Virtual PC's password

I have a Microsoft Virtual PC on which I run Windows 2003 Server. I am right now in the system, but have forgotten the password. So, while I can continue to work now, if I were to lock the computer or ...
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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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Make vhdresizer work on 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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Virtual PC: Cannot restore machine from hibernate

I have two virtual machines set up from Virtual PC on Windows 7 Professional: Windows XP Mode and Xubuntu. Last time I used them (last month or so), I had closed them by hibernating. Evidently, I ...
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How do I add a second hard drive (within Virtual PC) without formatting it?

I'm trying to add a second hard drive within Virtual PC without formatting it. I followed the instructions for adding a second hard drive but when I add go the the Computer Management>Disk Management ...
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Windows7 and Virtual PC guest copy/paste intermittent delay

I've been using Virtual PC for some time now and have not had any issues with copy and paste until I upgraded my host to Windows7 64-bit. After the upgrade sometimes when I copy and paste some text ...
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How to give virtual machine access to the Internet, but block from LAN?

I am setting up a virtual machine using Microsoft Virtual PC in Windows 7. The VM will run a Windows XP. I want to set up a public-facing server in it for web pages, subversion and other things, and ...
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Virtual PC: Why do I have to re-logon on every window resize?

I am running a Windows XP virtual machine in Microsoft Virtual PC on Windows 7. I have the integration features installed on the guest machine. Every time I resize the virtual machine's Window, I get ...
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How to increase virtual hard drive space

I have a Microsoft Virtual PC hard drive (.vhd format) that's maxed out at 16GB. What would be the best way to increase this disk space? Booting into the machine (Windows XP Professional) and using ...
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Windows Virtual PC and “Safety”

This is somewhat of a weird question, but let me explain. I used to run Virtual PC 2007 to try out various operating systems, etc. I really liked two things - one, the ability to roll back any ...
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Lost Internet access in Windows XP Mode virtual pc under Windows 7

In my office, I created and configured a virtual pc in Windows XP Mode. Everything was working fine. Now I'm on the road, and my Internet access (in the host operation system) is either via a hotel ...
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Getting Drag and Drop to Work in Virtual PC 2007 on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Drag N' Drop in Virtual PC 2007 I have Virtual PC 2007 installed on my Windows 7 machine. Before anyone asks, I have installed VPC 2007 because my machine does not ...
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New VM on Windows 7 Virtual PC cannot access host's DVD Drive

I have a brand new clean machine with Windows 7 Professional 64bit and I've installed the patch that adds Windows Virtual PC (Windows6.1-KB958559-x64). I then go to Windows Virtual PC, create a new ...
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Microphone not working in Windows Virtual PC (on Windows 7)

I'm using Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 (host) running Windows XP (as the Guest O/S). I'm trying to get the Microphone working. When I Enable Integration Features: Microphone does not work When ...
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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 ...
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What is a good (free) VM solution for windows 7

The obvious candidates are Virtualbox and Virtual PC. But I have not been paying attention to VM's the last year, have I missed a good alternative?
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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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Move “XP Mode” from Windows Virtual PC to VirtualBox?

I installed "XP Mode" in Windows 7 (which uses Windows Virtual PC to host XP). I have now discovered that VirtualBox, which I have installed on the same Windows 7 machine, refuses to run at the same ...
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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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Windows 7 Virtual PC VM 16 Bit Resolution

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit with Virtual PC installed. My XP Virtual Machine screen resolution has 16 BIT 1024*768. I can't get it it 32 BIT. I've reinstalled the VM components but to no ...
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troubleshooting SMTP

I am trying to set up SMTP to deliver outbound messages on a server running Windows 2008 on Virtual PC. When I try and create a test message, it just gets stuck in the queue. I tried turning on a ...
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If you convert a HD to a VHD how do you activate Windows?

I used the HD2VHD (from Sys Internals) wit the HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) enabled. However, when I try to run it, the Virtual PC guest doesn't have internet access. And when I called Microsoft ...
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Virtual PC Is Throttling My Host's Gigabit LAN Connection to ~100Mbps

This is very strange: it seems whenever I have the Virtual PC Console running (I don't even need to have a Virtual Machine running), my gigabit network connection gets throttled to from ~500Mbps down ...
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Internet access not working in Virtual PC

I used the HD2VHD (from Sys Internals) wit the HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) enabled. However, when I try to run it, the Virtual PC guest doesn't have internet access. Any ideas?
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No LPT port in Windows 7 virtual machines

Windows 7 has MS virtual PC integrated, the VM settings don't give a parallel LPT port mapping to the physical machine. Where did it go? Has anyone else noticed this, and found a solution? Update: ...
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Does Windows Virtual PC support virtual applications with an XP Home Edition guest?

I've installed Windows Virtual PC in Windows 7 and have the XP Mode virtual PC working. I can run virtual applications with it and the integration features all work. I used Disk2VHD to convert my ...
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Virtual pc mouse not responding to clicks after drag and drop from physical machine

When I try to drag and drop a file from the physical machine into the vpc window the mouse stops responding inside vpc window. The keyboard keeps working fine and I'm still able to move the mouse ...
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Does Windows 7's “Virtual Manager” require a VT/HT enabled machine to configure VHD?

Does Windows 7's feature "Virtual Manager" require a VT/HT enabled machine to configure VHD?
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How do you create a VHD in Windows Virtual PC (Win 7) that is linked to a real physical drive?

I know that you can create a Virtual HD in Virtual PC that is linked to a physical drive so it's not compressed, runs faster, etc. I'm now using Windows 7 and I don't see any way to create such a ...
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When I run Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 it just shows me the folder with my Virtual PC files. What's up?

Running Windows 7 Pro, 32 bit. Installed Windows Virtual PC and XP Mode. Got XP Mode working but now when I run Start>Programs>Windows Virtual PC> Windows Virtual PC it just opens a Windows Explorer ...
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Howto create a Windows-XP Virtual PC image to use with Windows-7 Home Premium as is available in the Professional and Ultimate version

I purchased Vista Home Premium 64bit System Builder OEM DVD last Summer from Newegg, and received the free upgrade to Windows 7 end of October. At long last, I am about to carry out a clean install ...
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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 ...
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Why does Ubuntu 9.04 console not work with Windows 7 Windows Virtual PC?

Here's a screen shot of my console in an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop live CD installed onto a Windows 7 Windows Virtual PC machine, and then stripped of the X/gnome environment: Note that the Grub part ...
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Accessing Internet from Virtual PC 2007

My Host Operating System (The one that runs on my laptop is Windows Vista). The configuration is as follows - Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, 1.66GHz Memory RAM 2.00 GB System Type - 32 bit I run Windows ...
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Creating a Windows Virtual PC image from a Physical machine

On Windows 7 (Home Premium), using Windows Virtual PC, how can you create an image of a physical machine running Windows XP? I've found the "Virtual Server 2005 Migration Toolkit", but this is of ...
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Unable to connect host from guest VPC

My host is WinXP and my guest (on VPC 2007) is also WinXP. Both have SP2. I am unable to ping either from one another. However, I am able to connect to the Internet from the guest. My intention is to ...
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Transfering files into XP Mode

Is there an easy way to transfer files into an XP Mode virtual machine? Used to you could install the integration features in VirtualPC and drag and drop files from host to guest. However, I can't ...