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Vista VM cannot connect to printer shared from Win 7 VM - Error code 0x00000102

I'm running two OS's using Oracle VM Virtual Machine. One has Windows 7 Pro x64, the other Windows Vista Business x86. I have to try and connect a printer installed via USB and shared inside of the ...
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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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VirtualBox E_OUTOFMEMORY

I've tried running both 4.2.14 and 4.2.16 on Windows Vista Home Premium, SP 2 (64 bit). Shortly after starting a freshly-installed VirtualBox, I get a Failed to load the global GUI configuration ...
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VirtualBox failed to import OVA

On a fresh (re)install of VirtualBox 4.2.13 running on a Windows Vista host machine, I go to File > Import Appliance, and grab an OVA file that I downloaded. I am given the following super helpful ...
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1answer
379 views

Why does a 32bit Vista only use 3GB RAM? [duplicate]

A 32bit Window Vista Home Premium installed as a virtual machine does not use more than 3071GB RAM regardless how much is configured in the VM settings. PAE is enabled according to WMI. Strange is ...
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0answers
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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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Installing programs in a sandbox or virtual environment

I have a new PC with zero viruses. I want to keep it that way. Is the best way to do that using anti-virus software (like security essentials)? Should I be using a sandbox or a virtual PC? a ...
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3answers
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VirtualBox VM Shared on DualBoot System

I have a dual boot system: Vista from factory and Ubuntu Lucid with WUBI. I've installed Oracle VirtualBox on both to do what follows. I previously used MS Virtual PC on Vista with a XP VM, which I ...
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Which is Windows 7 most similar to?

Is Windows 7 more similar to Windows XP or Windows Vista? I'm trying to create a Virtual Machine for Windows 7 in VMWare Server and it doesn't show Windows 7 as an option. It only has Windows XP and ...
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4answers
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For virtual machines, when SMP is available on the host, should guest also have SMP setup?

I'm trying to find out the best "bang for my buck" so to speak in regards to virtual machines, and SMP. I have an Intel Core 2 Duo, which of course has two cores and the VT extensions, and I'm ...
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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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VirtualBox: Use real hardware settings for CPU, Hardware Controller etc

I'm trying to boot Windows7 off a partition using a openSUSE 11.2 host. What happens: Turn on the virtual machine Grub shows up like it would on a real reboot. I select windows Windows shows some ...
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RDP problem with Vista and Windows 7 destination

I use a server a home to host a bunch of concurrently running Hyper-V VM's with different OS's and software for testing. I have Vista on the laptop, all latest SP's and patches. The server is Server ...
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530 views

Windows VM on Kubuntu

I have a laptop which came with a license and software for Windows Vista. I get tired of it already, and I'm going to move to Kubuntu. I'll need Windows anyway, to use Adobe and Corel software for my ...
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2answers
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If Windows XP has Virtual PC 2007 (free) and Windows 7 has Windows Virtual PC (free), what about for Vista?

Windows XP has a free downloadable Virtual PC 2007 form Microsoft's website. And Windows 7 has Windows Virtual PC. (Are they supposed to work the same on a .vhd file?) What about Vista? I ran ...
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5answers
454 views

I've got virtualbox, now what?

I've just downloaded and installed virtualbox so I can run linux on my windows computer. Where do I get the "image of a CD-ROM in an ISO file"?
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7answers
190 views

Linux virtualization in Windows Vista?

Is there any virtualization solutions which will allow me to run Linux on Windows Vista?
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7answers
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“no device drivers were found'..” error during Vista installation

I am trying to install Vista in a virtual PC on Windows XP Pro. I have VPC have the Vista iso mounted. Somewhere during the beginning of the installation I get an error "no device driver were found. ...
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Is it possible to use a Vista Boot Camp partition inside Virtual Box on Mac OS X

I've got windows Vista installed inside Virtual Box on my Mac OS partition. I've also got it installed under boot camp and I occasionally boot to it when I want to run windows with better performance ...
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5answers
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How do I get the maximum resolution on Ubuntu in Microsoft Virtual PC?

I've spent way too much time on this than I care to admit; I'm new in the Linux world, and I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a new virtual machine. My problem is getting the screen resolution I would like - ...