A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

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Redirect USB Device To Virtual Machine Using Hyper-V As Host

So I have a machine that is running Hyper-V Server 2012R2 as the host (bare-metal hypervisor). I have a USB device that is attached to this machine and I need a virtual machine that is running on the ...
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Hardware not compatible in host OS but compatible in guest OS

I am planning to buy a wireless usb adapter for my laptop. I have a Windows laptop currently and might change to Macbook in the future. The wireless usb adapter not compatible with macOS. I know if I ...
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Why can't VirtualBox see my disks?

I have an external hard disk which stores all my virtual machines. Everything was going great until today. I turned my computer, on and plugged my external hard drive in. Windows sees it and can ...
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Send keyboard shortcuts to guest and not host after switching workspaces on Linux

I have several workspaces inside an XFCE (though this also happened with Cinnamon). Each workspace is used exclusively for a VM in fullscreeen mode. My problem is that whenever I switch to a different ...
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How to make a network connection between windows 7 and linux Ubuntu (host) using Virtualbox?

I have a windows 7 which was installed on virtualBox machine. And my linux Ubuntu is my host computer. I want to create a Virtualbox ethernet driver and set ip address to ubuntu and i will config the ...
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Get my Windows box and a Linux Oracle VM instance to talk to each other and the web

I'm running Windows 7 and the latest version of Virtualbox. I have an Ubuntu VM instance running and I would like the VM & my native OS to talk to each other & the web. Following advice I ...
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VirtualBox - Internal Network - ssh connection refused

I try to get an ssh-connection between two virtual machines. Therefore I have installed two vm's with Ubuntu-Gnome-16.04 guests on a Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 host using Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.36. I setup ...
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Resize LVM on KVM CentOS 6 VM

I've got a base image that I'm booting my VM's from. The base image is only 1.5GB. Different VM's will have different requirements for disk space. I've setup the VM with the default setting: VolGroup ...
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Clonezilla-ing fails on a bad(?) disk

I'm trying to do a physical to virtual conversion on an old laptop, by imaging the hd, and then copying it to a virtual machine. The laptop normally boots and runs fine, however Clonezilla fails with ...
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How can I observe a user's activity on an Azure Virtual Machine?

I'm looking to create a classroom-style network in Azure. I am wondering if there is any way to set up the "instructor" machine in such a way that the instructor can observe a student's session ...
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BSOD error fffff880009ae7e8

I did a P2V vm and now I got 7B error (I can't find arg fffff880009ae7e8 "0xFFFFF880009AE7E8" anywhere in the internet) .. I tried change registry to load scsi driver LSI and still same error . here ...
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Hyper-V spins forever when trying to automatically boot a VM

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 VM under Hyper-V in Windows 10 and most things work flawlessly. However, I've set up the VM to boot automatically when the system boots, and this is leading to trouble. ...
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Azure Virtual Machine Crashing every 2-3 hours

We've got a classic VM on azure. All it's doing is running SQL server on it with a lot of DB's (we've got another VM which is a web server which is the web facing side which accesses the sql classic ...
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My vm reset each reboot

I got windows 10 and the free vmplayer. I have virtual machine of windows 7 and it works well. I just installed LinuxMint on this vmplayer as well. Each time i reboot this machine it goes back to it ...
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What happens with the local virtual machine when I shutdown my PC

I have an Hyper-V virtual machine running on my PC and I'm in the middle of an installation wizard. but I have to shutdown my PC where the Hyper-V is running. My question is, what happens with the ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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Apache problems after moving a VM

I took an image of a server for testing purposes, and I created a new VM from the image. I sorted out the boot problems, but as the IP was that of the live server, I changed my network configuration, ...
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VMware shows windows ( ubantu ) loading but do not open

I'm using VMware workstation to run a ubantu based software software . First it was running fine , but suddenly when I open .vmx file and power on the virtual machine , it start to starting fine . But ...
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Windows 10- associate Chrome window with an arbitrary virtual desktop on startup

(W10 tag used b/c only W10 supports multiple virtual desktops. If I read the tag description yet, I should be using VM tag, even though virtual desktops aren't VMs, are they?) I have 8 virtual ...
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Cannot create checkpoint on Hyper-V (0x800423F4)

Host Machine: Intel Core i3 3120M @ 2,50Ghz 2,50Ghz 12GB RAM Windows 10 Enterprise 64Bit 750GB HD 250GB SSD Virtual Machine: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 4 virtual processors 8GB RAM I'm ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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Unable to ping anything on virtual machine

I got a virtual machine image for my course (there is a development env setup) and I can't create a same setup, so I need to use this. It's an older Arch Linux (uname -a says 2013) with 3.8.4 kernel ...
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hardware virtualization on Intel i7-4790K/Asus maximus vii ranger/Win10 Pro [duplicate]

After a power failure my system seems to have lost its virtualization capabilities. CPU is an i7-4790K (http://ark.intel.com/products/80807/Intel-Core-i7-4790K-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-4_40-GHz) ...
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Relation between memory host and memory arguments xms and xmx from Java

I have the following host with the memory details: $free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7872 7579 292 17 483 ...
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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Mounting virtual USB storage device for use in VMs

I am looking for ways to mount a virtual USB storage device (containing some of my files) to several VMs (running Windows 7 and XP) on VMware. So far, I have tried using ImDisk. ImDisk is capable of ...
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Trick PC into having a physical and virtual DVD Drive

At school, I've got a server running to which I can make a VPN. Now, I need to set up a few VM's with all having a need for a different OS. I can't physically go to school to change a boot DVD, so I ...
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How do I install MS-DOS6.22.exe in a Virtual Machine

I downloaded a version of MS-DOS 6.22 from Microsoft's DreamSpark website to run inside a virtual machine but found that the file is a EXE and not format the VM will except. I tried to format it into ...
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Create a VirtualBox VM from an existing bare metal Windows installation

I have Windows 8.1 installed on one computer. I want to use it as a VM under VirtualBox on another computer. Is this possible? If so then how? All I'm trying to do is save a ton of time going through ...
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run virtual box machine(kali linux) guest on psiphon(vpn) proxy on windows host NAT/Bridged

I have windows operating system and psiphon installed and running. My isp has blocked some sites hence i have to use psiphon. I want to use Kali linux in virutal box. But problem is that i wish to run ...
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Optimizing Windows 7 for Virtual Machine Hosting [closed]

I use Linux (specifically, Ubuntu or Lubuntu) for work—but, for some reason or another, the laptop provided to me is Windows 7, and must remain Windows 7. I've been working via a virtual machine—and ...
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Turn off HyperThreading without BIOS

I need to turn off HyperThreading from my i5-3210 notebook since it hinders my IDE performance. My i3 took about 10+ seconds from compile to run in my Android VM, same code runs in my AMD in about 10 ...
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cannot mount vmware tools cdrom in VMware Player

Yes I know, there is another thread but I have another issue. I am using Windows 7 as host and debian 8 as client. I have configured a cdrom device in VM-Ware config and I have choosen the ...
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How Do I Pass a USB Device to a Virtual XP PC When The Drivers Are Not Installed On the Host?

I have a Canon eos D30 digital camera that there are no Windows 7 drivers for, so i cannot connect it to my laptop. Canon are not even thinking about making any drivers and are never going to be. ...
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VM Ware Display Window screen is small

VMware display windows screens is very small. How to resize it and make it in fix in window. Screenshot:
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 support on a Windows guest on VirtualBox

I am trying to run some games on Steam (specifically Dota 2 Reborn) on a Windows 7 64 bit guest under VirtualBox running on a Fedora Linux 23 64 bit host. I have enabled 2D and 3D acceleration on the ...
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How to reach VMware host from guest without changing IP address all the time

I have no trouble accessing my VMware host from the guest (as covered here, for example). That's easy. But once I've set up my (Windows) guest's hosts file to point to my (OS X) host's IP address, ...
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Windows Server 2012 AND Hyper-V: Port forwarding on VM

I've this configuration: - Windows Server 2012 with 192.168.1.10 IP address, direct connected to the switch, with some VM on Hyper-V - Virtual Windows Server 2012 (192.168.1.11) that run on the real ...
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ErrorCode: TargetDiskBlobAlreadyExists

I am creating an AzureRM VM using existing VHD, the error which I received is New-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName $rgname -Location $loc -VM $vm New-AzureRmVM : Long running operation failed with ...
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Is it possible to activate a Windows 10 Pro virtual machine on the same keyed host?

I've built a couple computers for my kids, and naturally they want to play MineCraft and whatever other games. So, we purchased full versions of Windows 10 Pro. I don't really have time to "manage" ...
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How to fix connection loss in VM?

My virtual machine loses the internet connection sometimes on linux and I need to stay connected constantly. So I wrote the following script: #!/bin/bash wget -q --tries=10 --timeout=20 --spider ...
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SSH into a VirtualBox VM that was configured via command line

I am trying to set up a cluster of VMs on my Ubuntu laptop so that I can test some distributed code. My goal is to execute a shell script that will spin up the configuration and another script to tear ...
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Win10 VM shows “cracked” font on pre-login screen, VMware 12

I upgraded a Windows 10 VM from VMware Workstation 11 to VMware Workstation 12. After updating VMware Tools, I saw that the clock on the pre-login screen seemed to be "cracked" like the following: ...
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Getting stuck in loading while trying to run OSX on Vmware [closed]

I'm trying to run OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 on VMWare. I have followed this videotutorial with the only exception of setting 2 cores instead of 4 while editing VM specs -> ...
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How can I share a Virtual Machine between computers using something like Dropbox?

I'd like to be able to create a virtual machine and have it 'synced' to another computer via a service like Dropbox. The scenario here is: I have a computer at home, and a computer at work. I use a ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...
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I can ping from my PC to VM on ubuntu but not the way around

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 7. I can ping ubuntu VM from my desktop but not the way around. I have disabled firewall both on desktop and VM & I have enabled icmpv4. On VM I can ping ...