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How to increase VirtualBox virtual drive actual size?

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode upon creating virtual drive. I was thinking it will grow automatically up to maximum size. But it constantly has "actual size" of 4Gb and does not growing ...
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Oracle VM VirtualBox - cannot load system

installed Ubuntu on VM and I've used it for 2-3 weeks - everything was working but today... I try load my machine with Ubuntu but it gives me an error: Gave up waiting for root device. Common ...
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IPv6 Virtual Network in Linux

I'm going to do a project based on IPv6 Network. So I need to create a IPv6 Virtual Network in my Linux OS (I use Ubuntu). Also I need to create some virtual hosts in my virtual network and setup ...
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How can I make logical drive/folder appear as virtual removable drive in Windows 8?

I want to test the "Windows to go" feature of Windows 8. But I have no 16 GB drive. How can I make logical drive/folder appear as virtual removable drive?
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How to clone a HDD and then use the clone with VMware (so that Windows works!)?

I have a system on which Windows 7 is installed, and I am trying to make a clone of its HDD image, which I then want to use in my main PC with VMware, so that I can boot Windows 7 off the cloned HDD. ...
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Dell laptop keeps detecting a Virtual Generic Non-PnP Display Device

One day out of nowhere, my Dell Studio 1747 laptop started detecting two display devices: One Generic PnP Device and another Generic Non-PnP Device. I don't have two devices so how is it detecting ...
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Setting up VPSs for Students

I'm an information technology instructor at a community college. I'm looking for a solution to provide students a virtual private server where they can have their own linux/whatever box to use for an ...
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Windows 7 hosted network

I have to use a wired conection to my PC and i'd like to connect my android phone to the internet over Wi-Fi. I tried using the new Wireless Hosted Network functionality in Windows 7, but my phone ...
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print to a “physical printer”?

A web sitewants me to print to a physical printer... How can they know if i'm using a real, physical printer or just OneNote? (BTW, they only know about your default...here is the site i'm talking ...
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I/O error while cp from CD to HDD

I'm trying to create a local repo from my RHEL6 disk. Some of the .rpms I'm able to copy, others give me this error: cp: reading 'filename': Input/Output error It's the original RedHat disk, and ...
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Set up a virtual LAN with a PC behind internal IP

I have a Tonidoplug running on Ubuntu Linux at home which has a NAS attached to it. The problem is, the cheap Internet service provider that I am using at home basically only assigned me an internal ...
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How can I repair Windows XP virtually?

I want to repair my Windows XP, but my laptop's DVD ROM doesn't work, and all the time I've had to boot from a USB drive to install an OS. So now I want to repair Windows XP due to some problems. I ...
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Windows 7 GGK license on virtual computer

I have little old ThinkPad with originally Windows XP Pro installed on, which is OEM version I guess. A year ago I totally moved to Ubuntu and used XP rarely in VirtualBox. Not sure if it's legal to ...
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VirtualBox Stops Wifi working

I have a Toshiba Satellite which has a Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter. Whenever I start a Virtual Machine in Virtualbox my wireless connection stops working. It is ...
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Virtual join-directory on Windows

Problem: Say I have a video spanned over 2 files (vid001.avi & vid002.avi) and each file is on a seperate CD/DVD. If the 2 files are in the same directory my player will automatically play the ...
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Does using a Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter decreases the performance of my Wifi card?

I have this theory, my wifi signal in Windows 7 is very poor, I tested in Ubuntu and it gets a really good signal. In Windows I use a Virtual wifi miniport adapter to make a wifi hotspot. I read ...
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What Mac Pro Would I need to run 2 Virtual OSs simultaneously

If I were to run Ubuntu, W7 AND Mac OS X via VirtualBox (or Parallels) on a Mac Pro, what would I need to make them run perfectly fine in seamless mode? And I mean, no hiccups, no laggy windows, etc. ...
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Which software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OSX? [closed]

Which software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OS? I want to host Linux(Web development related to Rails and PHP) and Mac(iPhone and iPad ) both over my Windows XP Always ...
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Need Suggestions for a Good CD/DVD burner that also mounts .ISO files [closed]

I've been looking for this for a while now. I'd like a freeware program that burns all CDs and DVDs, and also mounts and runs .ISO files on virtual drives without requiring any additional software. Is ...
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how to create VMDK file in Virtualbox for adding USB as a new OS?

I have a USB which has OSes on it. Now I want to create VMDK file to use them in VirtualBox. I read many articles but never found how I can use them. In an article I found the way that: C:\Program ...
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connect to virtual machine on same laptop

I have a laptop running vista and just installed on it virtual pc 2007 that has a virtual machine(windows 7 OS). Is there a way to treat this virtual machine as a server on the same machine, would ...
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Do virtualisation snapshots confuse Windows Activation

I have a Vista guest running inside VirtualBox on an Ubuntu host. Suppose I take a snapshot, apply a patch, and then run the snapshot again (effectively the same as reverting the patch) am I likely ...
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Least expensive way to convert to Virtual desktops

I have a small network with 6 users running on Windows server 2003. The workstations are antique and since all they do is transcribe medical records I'm considering replacing them with a thin client ...
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Creating virtual serial port in Fedora

I want to create a virtual serial port in Fedora. I'm using Java code to communicate over a serial port. I want to test this code with out any serial devices connected.
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Take free space on multiple machines and make one virtual hard drive (Ubuntu)?

We have a number of Ubuntu 10.04 machines connected in the LAN. Each of the machines has a lot of free space. I wish to utilize this free space such that it would create a virtual (I do not mean VHD ...
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virtual microphone: File -> Microphone -> Application

I need debug my program and I need something like a virtual microphone. I would like device "microphone" where I can put sound file and this file will be input for microphone stream. And in ...
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Distribute Windows (XP or 7) as virtual appliance

I'm looking at ways that may be possible to distribute a Microsoft Windows (e.g. 7) virtual appliance (such as VMWare image) pre-configured and installed with a large application of mine. Is this ...
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Memory card image [closed]

nowdays we are capable of making a cd disk images and can mount on virtual drive....but can we do this all function with our memory card....????? i mean in phone we can make a image of a memory card ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 + apache: vhost not working

At home I have an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop system for development purpose. For some reason I can't get virtual hosting working. At work I have an almost similar setup (completely done by me) with Apache ...
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Lost Internet access in Windows XP Mode virtual pc under Windows 7

I also created and configured a vitural pc in windows xp mode. Both platforms funtioned effectively for months. Now I've lost both internet connection and printer connection to a network printer, ...
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How to vertically split a dual widescreen into four virtual workspaces on ubuntu?

I have dual widescreen setup on Ubuntu using twinview (Nvidia). I would like to split each monitor into two "virtual" screens, so at the end I get four virtual screens. I could arrange my windows ...
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What is a USB Wi-Fi dongle device that can emulate virtual mass storage device for a home video player?

What is a USB Wi-Fi dongle device that can emulate a virtual mass storage device for home video player, but in fact it shows the files from a network-shared enter code here folder?
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Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7)

I have the following challenge. I would like a virtual monitor / desktop on my windows 7 pc which is not neccessarily visible to me when i use the pc. Instead i want to access this virtual screen only ...
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Windows-7 Username has changed!

I've been using Virtual PC XP on windows-7 and it keeps losing the password. But even worse I now have a windows-7 user called "le" when before I always log on as "Developer" ! I assume it is the ...
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How to start a virtual keyboard without losing focus in Windows XP?

I need to start a virtual keyboard from my application (namely click-n-type) to allow user input in the active field. When I use the start click-n-type.exe the keyboard starts normally but I lose ...
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Setup Small Home ESXi 4.0 Server

I was wondering if anyone has could create a How-to for Installing and Setup of a Home Network for the Freeware Version of VMWare ESXi Server 4.0 Here is what i have thus far. Server Case Motherboard ...
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System virtual memory and system file structure

What's the difference between the system file structure and system virtual memory?
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Improving performance with a “virtual hard drive”

After reading this I am wondering if having an all virtual hard drive, if virtual hard drives even exist, with a single program on it would significantly improve that programs performance?
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Running virtual machines: Linux vs Windows 7

I have tried running windows xp development virtual machine under windows 7 and the performance was dreadful. I'm considering installing Linux and running the virtual machine from the Linux, but I'm ...
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Sharing an Internet connection with VirtualBox

I connect to the Internet using a WiMAX USB dongle. Sadly, the USB doesn't work on Linux. Can I, in principle, use VMWare or Virtualbox to install and run a Windows machine from Linux and connect to ...
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VirtualBox guest OS accessing local server on host OS

On my Ubuntu host I have my local webserver. I installed VirtualBox and Debian as a guest. I would like the Debian guest to be able to hit my webserver running on my Ubuntu host (for example, I just ...
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Looking for a virtual switch for Windows

I'm looking for a virtual switch for Windows, just like VDE.
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Are Virtual-Desktop Managers good or bad for system resources?

I am looking at Virtual-Desktop Managers for Windows 7. Right now it seems that VirtualWin is supposed to be about the best one available for use on Windows. I have never used anything like this ...
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Possible to take a snapshot of a hard disc and use it in a Virtual Machine?

A bit of a silly question really - but I was wondering would it be possible to take a snapshot of a OS you are running on a computer, the convert it or so it can be run as a virtual machine in VMware ...
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Does VMware_ThinApp_4.0.3_169725.msi contain Trojan.Win32.Vapsup in it? [closed]

Today I ran a full system scan using Online Armor++. It detected Trojans in the installer. I have had this installer on the computer for many months and I do not remember if I ever installed it on ...
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Is there a free or open source equivalent to VAC? [closed]

Is there a free or open-source equivalent to Virtual Audio Cable for Windows? I want to install a virtual sound card on Windows XP so I can stream the sound of a monitoring software on an ESX virtual ...
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Virtual Microphone setup (eg. play mp3 into the microphone port)

Is there a way to stream audio into the microphone port without jacking the speaker audio cable into the mic port? Operating systems: Windows, Linux
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Virtual machine-type-software where you can install other software and test it

I remember some software which was like a virtual PC except you didn't need to install an OS, it used the real one. You installed software on it and could use the software in the "virtual PC" and it ...
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To see virtual filesystems in Ubuntu

How can you see the virtual filesystems at root? They should be /proc and /dev.
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Is there a way to have a virtual file in Windows XP that points to a file on the web? (without shortcut)

Is there a program, or some way to have a file on the web, appear as a local file for the programs to use? Example: an image file on the web, show up as a read-only file in the Explorer, where I can ...