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VirtualBox Vista Guest can't see host network

I virtualized a Visa Ultimate machine and need to run it via Virtualbox on a Windows 7 host. Both are members of a domain administered by SBS 2011. For some reason the Vista VM would only see the ...
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Accessing an unrecognized device in a VM from the host

I am running windows 8.1 and am using Oracle VM VirtualBox. My VM is running windows 7 because there is an even bigger issue with compatibility with fastboot and windows 8/8.1 . Anyways, my question ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...
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Is it possible to do vm backups on external drive on esxi

I have Esxi on IBM x 3450. I have datastore where i have stored my VM. My requirement is backup VM on either USB drive attached to ESXI (NTFS) -- (so that i can plug USB anywhere) Network shared ...
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virtualbox changes get lost

How do I copy virtualbox machine to another host (with somewhat different hardware configuration, at least with different CPU) without losing changes made? Both hosts are running Windows 7/64 bit ...
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59 views

VMware VM with CentOS latest too slow while try to access PHP sites through browser

I have a instance of VMware Workstation 10.0.1 running in my PC. My PC has this configuration: Proccessor: Core i5 3120M Memory: 3992 MB OS: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit 6.1.7601, Service Pack 1 The ...
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SATA/USB hard disks in Virtual Machine

I want to show my external USB hard disk as a SATA hard disk in a virtual machine but neither VirtualBox nor VMware give me that option. They only allow .vhd, .hhd, parallels hard disk, etc. ...
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VirtualBox in Win7: cannot acces external drive from guest Windows7

I have started using VirtualBox in Windows 7 out of curiosity and for testing purposes. (Mainly, I want to test Linux distros and to try and see how Windows works in this environment - so that I might ...
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How to run OS X 10.7 on Windows 7 without virtualization technology?

How can I run OS X 10.7 Lion on Windows 7 laptop that doesn't support VT-x? When I try it with VMWare, I get the following error: Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation. To run Mac OS ...
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195 views

VMWare Workstation high CPU - vmware-vmx.exe to virtual machine mapping

I am running several virtual machines (around 7 or so) inside VMWare Workstation on a Windows host. In the Windows Task Manager, I see there is a vmware-vmx.exe process created for every virtual ...
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Booting Mac OSX HSF+ partition under virtual machine on Windows 7

I just retired a MacBook running OSX Mavericks. I have the SATA HDD, with a USB adapter. Is there any way I can boot this partition under a virtual machine on Windows 7?
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Which VMWare client for hosting Ubuntu in Windows?

I have not booted up a virtual machine in aeons. I am currently downloading the ruby on rails ubuntu stack from Bitnami. I went over to VMWare and was overwhelmed by the amount of software titles ...
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Vmware Workstation messed up USB 3.0

I installed VMware workstation 9 on my Windows 7 Home premium machine. For making USB ports work in guest OS (Ubuntu), I installed VMware tools. Since then my USB 3.0 stopped working in both host ...
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24 views

How to replicate a pc?

I've got a laptop given for business purposes by the company wherenI work. It has disc encryption, high security policies etc. What I need to do to clone that machine, and use is as a virtual machine. ...
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I can't connect my VM to wireless or wired network. I have win8.1 pro on main laptop and win 7 installed on VM

I have HP Pavilion 15-e037cl Notebook PC with win 8.1 Pro (which I had to upgrade from win 8.1 to get option to have Hyper-V feature), and then create my first VM. I created VM successfully, but ...
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Windows 7 as VM inside ubuntu 13.10 good for gaming

So i have wanted to do this for quite some time now, but after using Linux Mint Olivia (15), which has given me WiFi & sound issues, I am sceptical but still eager to try this out, although I dont ...
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Virtualbox VM not booting from separate hard drive

I have a bit of a problem with Oracle's Virtualbox. Before I upgraded my pc with an SSD I ran VB with 64-bit Ubuntu on my Win7 system, all worked good etc. Now I'm running my pc off the SSD which I ...
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Unable to reset the local admin password for my VMware Workstation [duplicate]

I have the following:- VMware workstation 9.0.2 The host is windows 7 . Inside the VM I have windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. Unfortunately I forgot the admin password for the VM . so I have ...
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virtualbox - Why can't I create a 64-bit virtual machine inside another virtual machine?

I am trying to create a new 64-bit Windows 7 virtual machine inside a 64-bit Debian 7.3.0 instance running in VirtualBox. I am allowed to run 32-bit machines, but I can not create 64-bit machines, as ...
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Virtualbox memory usage, Xubuntu Host, Windows 7 x64 guest. Virtualbox 4.3.6

In htop (on the host) under the RES column, the memory usage of the Windows 7 guest is sometimes 500-600MB or even more than the allocated memory. With a Linux guest, it's usually not more than 100MB ...
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VirtualBox VM Rootkit Infection

What is the risk of having a host machine infected if a VirtualBox VM running on the host gets infected? Let's assume both run Windows 7.
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Virtual Box - how to use a custom resolution in a Windows 7 VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM in Virtual Box on an ubuntu laptop with a 1600x900 resolution. All of the display modes in the VM are "4x3" scale, going up to 1600x1200: i'd actually like a custom display ...
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41 views

Restore Windows 7 backup image to a VM

I've recently migrated a machine to Windows 8.1. Before I did so I created a system backup of my old Windows 7 configuration. My question is, can I restore this to a hyper-v VM in Windows 8? Having ...
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VmWare Workstation pauses running VM after minimizing and enter the local machine

It sucks just totally if I just jump out of the VM and go to my local machine and then the VM paused again automatically and my whole pc is totally slow the'm beastly on the bag how can I have stop ...
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VMware Workstation cannot sync with disk before abort. Disk *.vmdk may be inconsistent — Part 2

I am getting the same error as Graviton. VMware Workstation cannot sync with disk before abort. Disk *.vmdk may be inconsistent "" VMware Workstation cannot sync with disk before abort. Disk ...
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1answer
25 views

Get cryptic error when trying to create a snapshot of any of my VMs

I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox. I have 6 VMs that I've imported. When I click on an individual VM, and then click the camera image (or Ctrl+Shift+S) to take a snapshot, the snapshot process fails and ...
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1answer
44 views

Can I clone an existing OS X install into a virtual machine on a Windows 7 PC?

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks. I just built a Windows 7 PC. Is there anyway I can effectively 'clone' my OS X machine and put it into a VM that I can run on my Windows 7 PC? That ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't Drag'n'Drop files in VirtualBox from guest

I cannot drag & drop files from my guest system to my host one. My host is Windows 7. The guest is Ubuntu 12.04.3. I can drag & drop files from host to guest but not other way around. My ...
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1answer
33 views

prevent touchpad click while typing in a VM

I use a Fedora 19 VM (VMware Workstation 9) on top of a Windows 7 laptop (Dell Latitude E6530) on a regular basis. In Windows and native Linux, I can configure the touchpad to not accept clicks while ...
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How to install Remote Desktop Virtualization Host role service in Hyper-V 2012 R2

I am using the free Hyper-V 2012 R2. I am trying to add RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter to one of my VMs. I have installed a dedicated GPU for this. However when I go to "add hardware" I get the error: ...
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238 views

Error installing Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox

So for the 64 bit installation, here is the error I am getting. I tried checking the enable IO APIC and changing the chipset from PIIX3 to ICH9 So with this not working I tried the 32 bit. My ...
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284 views

Why can't I install Windows 7 in Gnome Boxes?

I run Fedora 18 Gnome. I have a legal copy of Windows 7 in .iso format. I am attempting to install it in Gnome Boxes. When I try to install it, I get a message that says "Connection to windows7.iso ...
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Creation of Virtual Machine with VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone fails

I'm trying to convert my physical system to vm. And i'm trying to use VMware vCenter Converter. I was trying to follow the instrustions on this article: ...
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Error installing 64 bit Windows on VirtualBox

I've installed a Headless VirtualBox on my Centos 6.4 x86_64 box, and installed phpvirtualbox. I've inserted my Windows 7 64bit disk in the CD drive of the physical host, and created a virtual ...
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1answer
312 views

Enable ipv6 in XP Mode on Windows 7 host?

Upgraded router to ipv6 capable router, ipv6 tunnel and enabled all home network to ipv6. Everything works perfectly except ipv6 in XP Mode. XP Mode is using Win7 host's wifi adapter directly. After ...
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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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Linux Virtual Machine for Windows 7 that will run Keryx?

I'm having a problem getting packages onto a Linux computer that doesn't have an internet connection. The accepted answer here suggests Keryx, which needs a Linux computer with internet to get ...
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57 views

Unable to allocate big amounts of memory in several programs

Since a few weeks I'm having weird issues in several RAM Disk utilities and in VMware. Most RAMDisk tools I tried throw me cryptic errors when creating RAM disks larger than 2-3GB and VMware doesn't ...
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1answer
25 views

Ubuntu virtual machine on windows 7

I've got ubuntu install on virtual machine with vmware player. I'm deploying a web app on this virtual machine and it's unreachable from outside my computer. When I check IP with ifconfig eth0 on ...
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1answer
542 views

vmdk file too large but guest os is small

I'm facing a strange issue with my virtual machine. I have an rhel 6.1 guest os running on VMware workstation (9.0.2 build-1031769) hosted on Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit. The size of the vmdk file is ...
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Virtual Win XP Mode stopped HP LJ Pro M1212nf MFP printing in Win 7 Pro

Virtual Win XP Mode stopped HP LJ Pro M1212nf MFP printing in Win 7 Pro: I am running Windows 7 Pro with Virtual Windows XP Mode. My printer is HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP attached directly to a USB ...
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windows VMs unpredictibly require login

I have a cluster of VMs on a number of cloned servers using libvirt/qemu. Occassionally the windows 7 vms randomly require a login screen, even though I've done everything I can think of and can ...
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99 views

Datastage 8.7 installs fine on Window7 without any errors but it can not launch localhost:9080 web console

When I launch the web console, I get page can not be displayed error. What I have tried so far: I have re-installed DS about 7 times, and each time, I get same errors. I added entries in etc/hosts ...
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0answers
54 views

Can I make a regular Windows 7 installation into a VirtualBox VM?

On my mac I am running Windows 7 in bootcamp. It works really well, but I would be interested in running Windows as a VM instead in virtualbox. I could of course just re-install, but it would be ...
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0answers
57 views

Vmware fusion 5.0.3 increase windows 7 vm hard disk on OS X ML

I have 40gb free on my mac. I want to increase my vm HD by 20gb. It won't even let me increase the vm hd by 1gb saying 'there's not enough room on the file system to complete the operation'. I've ...
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0answers
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How do you can set the video mode on a running virtual box VM when it is not in the supported list [duplicate]

VirtualBox does not currently ship with a display driver (in the additions bundle) that correctly detects "landscape" resolutions for windows 8. Is there a way to tell VirtualBox what settings to use ...
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339 views

Can I clone a Windows 7 virtual machine without having to reactivate it?

I'm using Virtual Box under Debian and want to create a Windows 7 virtual machine. I'd like to be able to clone it (in case I mess up something and need to reset it later), but have read that clones ...
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58 views

Win7 VM on top of native Win7, both using OEM SLP key

I was wondering if it's possible to install Win7 in VM, using the same OEM SLP key as the native Win7 on which I would like to install it. Since I do a lot of Windows development and tinkering about, ...
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71 views

How can I create a VirtualBox disk in an EncFS drive?

I'm trying to set up a VirtualBox image inside an EncFS drive on Windows 7 but it's failing with the following message: Failed to create the hard disk storage Z:\Mike_s Win 7 VirtualBox.vdi. ...
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2answers
249 views

How to boot an existing OS/disk from a virtual machine?

I have a dual boot with Windows 7/Linux and I want to be able to boot the Windows 7 from a virtual machine (VMware Player) without converting the real machine to a virtual machine. How to boot an ...