A Microsoft program to virtualize another operating system within Windows.

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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 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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Windows 2000 under Windows 7 Virtual PC not working correctly

I have just moved my Windows 2000 Virtual PCs from Vista to Windows 7 Professional (64-bit). The machines work to a point but I have found some problems: drive mapping does not seem to work any ...
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Where does the Filezila and two user accounts come from?

Good day to you all. I suspect, with almost undeniable certainty, that the VirtualXP is at fault. For the past 6 months--surely longer--I have been coming back to my office to find that there are ...
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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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Differencing VHD devours disk

My differencing VHD is taking up almost all space on my physical hard drive. I have not much data on my XP32 environment which is being emulated by W7-64; so it's a puzzle to me. Please suggest a ...
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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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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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Disk2VHD reboots without warning

I recently tried cloning (p2v) my old desktop machine using SysInternals Disk2VHD tool (link text) But the app doesn't get past the 'Snapshotting volumes' message on Disk2VHD without my machine ...
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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 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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Can't see other virtual machine on Internal Network

I have two Windows XP virtual machines running on Windows 7 Virtual PC. Both are connected to the "Internal Network" network adaptor. I can't ping one VM from the other. How can I get this to work? ...
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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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VirtualPC asks for login credentials every time I toggle fullscreen

Every time I switch my VirtualPC VM window between full-screen and windowed mode, it asks me to login. This is getting a trifle irritating and I can't understand why it does this. Can I stop it ...
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How can I find out the memory usage of a Virtual PC VM through the host?

If I start a VM using Virtual PC then Task Manager does not show the memory usage of the VM. For example, right now I have a Windows 7 VM running. I have: VMWindow.exe 60MB RAM vpc.exe 24MB ...
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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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Virtual machine prompts me for windows authentication credentials every time I maximize and restore it

Can I set it to stop doing that? I have to connect to the domain of my company network, so it gets really annoying having to enter the password every time. windows xp is being run and the main ...
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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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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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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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windows xp mode for windows 7 - save text input language settings

When I change the 'default language' in 'text services and input languages' in windows xp mode from EN-US to DE-DE the settings are reverted with the next logoff / reboot - EN-US is the default ...
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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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Virtual PC 64-bit ntoskrnl.exe

I had a 32-bit windows 7 box running Virtual PC, with a Windows 2003 guest. It performed flawlessly. I recently put in a 64-bit Windows 7 box. I installed 64-bit Virtual PC. I copied the VHD file ...
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Windows Virtual PC losing network connection

On my Windows 7 host machine, I have a Virtual PC guest which runs Windows 2003 server R2. After 10-15 minutes the guest loses the network connection. To fix this temporarily, I have to change the ...
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Unable to bridge network connection to any hypervisor

I have a Virtual-PC hard drive that I need to run with bridged networking so that it gets an IP address on the same network the host OS is running on. However, on this particular computer, I am ...
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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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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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Enable Integration Features does not seem to work

I double clicked on the an existing .vmc of Windows 7 and it brought up the Windows Virtual PC that comes with the Windows 7 ultimate edition. It runs fine, however, I can't seem to enable ...
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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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Wipe out and recreate XP Mode start menu entries in Windows 7

Windows XP Mode start menu entries are duplicated into the Windows 7 start menu. I removed and rearranged the entries somewhat in XP Mode. They're still showing up in Windows 7 start menu. I would ...
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Hyper-V featuers missing, moving from virtual pc

I use an instance of xp in virtual pc for some development tasks (old vb6 stuff etc). Now I'm in win 8 and setup hyper-v for this, and booted up my old vhd's in it. I've noticed right off that ...
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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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Can the Microsoft Virtual PC .vhd be “activated” instead of expiring?

I usually use the Virtual PC .vhd from http://www.Microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=11575 together with Windows 7's Virtual PC to emulate an XP machine, so as to run any XP software or do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu Start-Up never opens on Windows 7 Virtual Machine

I'm using Ubuntu from an ISO, and I start it on Virtual Machine but it stay at this image for hours. Screenshot of Ubuntu screenshot Host system info virtual pc info ...
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Why my computer check the whole data after restart

I am using superspeed cache. Other computers also use superspeed with no problem. Also I often got message that this dll not working that dll not working. I often have to reinstall dropbox firefox ...
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Can Synergy be used with the Ncomputing Vspace?

I'm working in a company that utilizes the Ncomputing hardware and the Vspace client, I wan't to be able to use Synergy on my laptop to control the Ncomputing Vspace user account on my desk when I get ...
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Can't access Rails server on host using Windows 7 XP Mode - but I can ping

I'm trying to develop a Rails app, and I'm using the Windows XP mode (Windows Virtual PC) under Windows 7 to allow testing under Internet Explorer 8. I have XP Mode setup to use the host's network ...
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Add second CD-Drive to Virtual PC

I have Windows 7 and I'm running Virtual PC to run XP Mode. I want to know if there is any way to add a second CD/DVD Drive to the PC. Right now I only have 1. Thank you,
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Installing Windows server 2008 on not VT system

I have a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop and it has no virtualization support, i want to install Windows Server 2008 on it using Virtual Box, i know that we can install Mac OS on not Virtualization ...
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Copying files into a virtual PC is very slow

I have a winXP virtual PC running on a powerful win7 x64 (4 cores 8Gb RAM) workstation. When I'm copying files in the virtual PC, from my workstation (\\<my computer name>\c$\etc.) to the ...
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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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Creating Macintosh virtual hard disk for Windows

Is it possible to create Macintosh Virtual Hard disk for Windows 7 Virtual PC? If Yes please provide the steps for the same.