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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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How are virtual machine integration packages implemented internally?

If I install a virtual machine additions package on a virtual machine, (e.g. Virtual Machine Additions for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, Integration Components on Windows Virtual PC, and Guest Additions ...
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What happens if I install a virtual machine additions package on a host PC? [duplicate]

What happens if I install a virtual machine additions package (e.g. Virtual Machine Additions for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, Integration Components on Windows Virtual PC, and Guest Additions on Oracle ...
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Can I create a Virtual Machine image using MS Virtual PC and load it into Parallels/VirtualBox

As title really... I want to install Windows on a VM created in Virtual PC on my Windows7 PC, and be able to run it using Parallels or VirtualBox on my Mac.
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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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Can I run Virtual PC along with VirtualBox

I have the Consumer Review of Windows 8 on my computer and Virtual PC was automatically installed. However, I know that it does not run on VirtualPC and so I would like to install VirtualBox to run ...
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Windows Virtual Machines will not run

I'm trying to setup a few virtual machines to use for testing websites in the various old versions of IE. I had Microsoft Virtual PC working on an older machine using XP mode and 2 other VHD's from ...
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Switching from Windows Virtual PC to VirtualBox without formatting

I have a Win7 virtual machine running on Windows Virtual PC where I'm currently developing. I found that I dislike WVPC, and installed VirtualBox, hoping for better performance. However, importing ...
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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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How do I convert a physical (non-windows) disk to a VHD?

I have a physical disk from a dead machine which used to run Linux. I am trying to recover files I had there (shared with Samba). I want to convert the disk to a VHD and run it in a VM so that I can ...
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Is there a way to run the Microsoft browser VMs on VirtualBox?

I do a lot of web development on Linux and Mac, and I'm also a fan of VirtualBox. Microsoft has available for download various browser images for testing, but they require VirtualPC to run: ...
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How to have Windows XP virtual machine ready to use quickly whenever it is needed?

It used to be that I download .vhd images from Microsoft, and then use it for 2, 3 months before it expires: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=11575 But it is quite troublesome ...
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Allow writing of virtual CD/DVD in Virtual PC or Virtual Box to make it Virtual CD-RW/DVD-RW

May I know how to allow writing of data into a Virtual CD/DVD in Virtual PC or Virtual Box? Currently, if we mount a ISO file as a Virtual CD/DVD, we can only read it, and it cannot "behave" like a ...
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Do VMware, Virtualbox & Virtual PC play nicely together?

Lately VirtualBox has been a bit unstable and I want to try other VMs. If I install VMware and Virtual PC on the same host as VirtualBox will it cause problems (eg. crash the host)? What if I try to ...
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Convert VirtualBox guest into main OS

Is it possible to somehow convert my guest OS to the Host OS? I have a PC and would like to physically install my current Ubuntu VM into my new notebook. Is it possible?
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How to know whether BIOS has turned on the processor's Virtualization Technology or not?

My BIOS does not have any option to show / modify virtualization technology (VT). Although my processor supports VT, I am not sure whether it is turned on in BIOS. Is there any utility which can ...
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Clone current host OS to a guest virtual machine

I would like to run a few repeated checks on a setup procedure I am documenting, to verify my document. I would like to somehow create a VM that replicates the environment on my machine, i.e. the ...
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Two virtual computers using one laptop?

I have a laptop and an external display. I am able to use the external display either as extended desktop OR duplicate desktop. I also use a separate keyboard and mouse. So effectively, the laptop ...
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Is there a way to use a VirtualPC image from linux?

I have a nicely setup Windows XP image made on VirtualPC 2007. However, I currently need to use Linux (am using Lucid) for development. Is there a way in which I can use the VPC image from Linux - ...
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Best Virtual Machine for OpenGL, IE Testing, Small Footprint? [closed]

I'm looking for a good virtual machine server to use on a WinXP32 host. I've used VirtualBox, VirtualPC, and VMWare in the past, but I'm out of date with what they currently support. These are my ...
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Microsoft VPC or VirtualBox for virtual Ubuntu install in Windows 7

I am planning on installing 32-bit Ubuntu inside a virtual machine on a Windows machine (Dell Latitude E6500). I have plenty of memory, and sufficient hard drive space to manage this, but I'm ...
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Is there any reason I should use VirtualPC over VirtualBox to run Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: virtual pc versus virtualbox I'm looking to have a virtual machine with Ubuntu installed on it. I want to do some light development work on it. I have access to a ...
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virtualbox seamless mode on multiple monitors without VRDP

Is there any type of emulation software, like VirtualBox, VMWare, etc... that supports seamless mode on multiple monitors? I saw the other question but the answer involves connecting to the windows ...
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Virtual Machine from Employer / Client on personal hardware

is it possible to use a Virtual Machine that is connected to a domain, without having the host machine on that domain ? Example. I have a laptop, we'll call it Dancer. (Laptop Dancer, geddit ?) ...
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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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Can I back up a .vdi file from VirtualBox just like .vhd and have a “machine” always ready to start fresh?

If it is a Virtual PC .vhd file, then I can make a copy of it so that if the .vhd goes bad for any reason (catch a virus or installed undesirable software), then I can use that old .vhd and start a ...
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Making the free Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk image work with VirtualBox's simulated network card

I have a Macbook Pro at work and installed the current VirtualBox (3.2.4) today. However, after using the free VHD image of IE 7 on XP SP3 from Microsoft, the Virtual Operating System (XP) just ...
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Virtual PC on Windows 7 doesn't have adjustment for video card size?

The current VirtualBox has a place where the video card RAM size can be set by the user. It seems that Win 7's Virtual PC doesn't have one? Will it auto adjust -- but what if the screen size is 800 ...
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Multiple monitors with virtual machine

Is it possible to use multiple monitors with Windows Virtual PC 2007? If not, are there any other virtual machines that do support multiple monitors?
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Virtualize Mac OS X Using Virtual Box or Microsoft Virtual PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? Hi. I know there are a lot of tutorials and stuffs telling how to install MAC OSX on windows, using vmware, like this one ...
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What is a good (free) VM solution for windows 7

The obvious candidates are Virtualbox and Virtual PC. But I have not been paying attention to VM's the last year, have I missed a good alternative?
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Move “XP Mode” from Windows Virtual PC to VirtualBox?

I installed "XP Mode" in Windows 7 (which uses Windows Virtual PC to host XP). I have now discovered that VirtualBox, which I have installed on the same Windows 7 machine, refuses to run at the same ...
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Howto create a Windows-XP Virtual PC image to use with Windows-7 Home Premium as is available in the Professional and Ultimate version

I purchased Vista Home Premium 64bit System Builder OEM DVD last Summer from Newegg, and received the free upgrade to Windows 7 end of October. At long last, I am about to carry out a clean install ...
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Can a Virtual PC emulate a mac address for the network card too?

Can a Virtual PC emulate a mac address for the network card too? It probably is possible but I think the Virtual PC / VirtualBox / VMWare / Parallel, all probably won't support it as the mac address ...
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Can we Hibernate a Virtual PC, and then take that image and use it for “Super Fast Boot up (Wake up)”?

Since if we hibernate a PC, and "wake it up", it will be a super fast process (compared to Booting up XP from start, for example), so, can we Hibernate a Virtual PC, and then keep that image.vhd and ...
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Can you install Windows 7 on Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, VirtualBox on a mac, or on Windows 7's Virtual PC?

Can you install Windows 7 on Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, VirtualBox on a mac, or on Windows 7's Virtual PC? Using Virtual PC 2007 to install Win 7 is a bit weird... but in fact, it is just like ...
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Wondering why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both “capture” the mouse inside the Virtual Machine? Virtual PC 2007 works quite well if doesn't

I wonder why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both "capture" and bound the mouse pointer to the Virtual Machine and not let it come out, and needing to press RIGHT CTRL key or CTRL-ALT to come out. ...
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If Virtual PC 2007 is about 30MB, how come VirtualBox is about 70MB, about double the size?

I wonder if Virtual PC 2007 is about 30MB, how come VirtualBox on Windows is about 70MB (the installation file), needing to be about double the size?
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Is using a Virtual PC on a RAM DISK super fast? (putting the .vhd file in a RAM DISK)

I wonder how or if any one tried to create a RAM DISK, and then put the 2GB (or sometimes 1.2GB) .vhd file into it, and then run the virtual PC using this image. It should be running super fast, as ...
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If I have a .vhd file, can it be used by Virtual PC 2007, VirtualBox, and Windows 7's Virtual PC?

If I have a .vhd file, can it be used by Virtual PC 2007, VirtualBox (open source), and Windows 7's Virtual PC (the newest Virtual PC)? Can you even run Virtual PC 2007 on a .vhd file, and then shut ...
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What's better a better VM app: VMWare, Parallels or Virtual PC [closed]

From a Windows developer's perspective, which VM application is the best? Why?
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VMWare vs VirtualBox …what I should use [closed]

what I should using to work with linux on windows ... I don't know ! ... but I tried VirtualBox and VmWare what's the differents and which are the feutures