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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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Running Windows Server as a virtual server on a Mac [closed]

I'm looking to virtualize an instance of Server 2003 on OS X as a service rather than a client application. I've been trawling through the web but it seems to be users looking to set up a local server ...
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1answer
111 views

Mac virtual machine not detecting hardware vitualization

I have a mac virtual machine using vmware with a windows host. I need to install genymotion in my mac vm. The problem is genymotion uses virtualbox and when i try to run the genymotion vm, i get this ...
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Is VirtualBox an appropriate solution for massive use? [closed]

I need a virtualization software for development and research. That is to say a lot of clones, and different operating systems (often operate together synergistically). Can VirtualBox be a ...
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2answers
372 views

How can I migrate a VMWare image from my PC to OSX VMWare Fusion?

How can I migrate a VMWare folder/image from my Windows PC to OSX VMWare Fusion? When I copy the files across there is nothing to import; none of the VMWare files are selectable/clickable.
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101 views

Very fast virtual machine rollback

Summary: Is there a VM that's optimized for fast in-memory rollback to a previous state? I'm looking for the fastest way to rollback a virtual machine to a previously known state. I'll be doing a lot ...
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How do I bridge a connection from Wi-Fi to TAP on Mac OS X? (for the emulator QEMU)

I'm trying to setup a bridge between my Wi-Fi connection and an emulator (QEMU). I need a virtual machine to be on the same LAN as the host, with its own IP address. QEMU requires using a TAP ...
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0answers
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macbook pro windows boot and virtualize off usb drive

I want to raid two usb3 flash drives install windows onto it this new volume and be able to virtualize it or boot off of it. Any thoughts? I've heard parallels can run a bootcamp install virtually. ...
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1answer
690 views

VMware The virtual machine couldnot start

I virtualized VMware for MAC OS X but when I start my VM it says the following The virtual machine could not start. Make sure VMware Workstation is installed correctly and you have rights to run ...
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159 views

Can I buy Apple's OS X without the hardware?

I would like to run a virtualized OS X (VMWare or Virtualbox) and am willing to pay for the software, but don't see a way on the Apple Store to actually do that. I understand that the sofware without ...
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1answer
172 views

OS X Serial Number in VM

I was wondering after installation of Mountain Lion on VMWare or other virtualization softwares (on a mac) will it show the same "serial number" in "About This Mac"? And is it possible to customize ...
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1answer
77 views

Automation (Keyboard Maestro) running the process in the background without interfering on other activities

Is there anyway I can do automation on the background while doing other activities in my Laptop? I'm using Keyboard Maestro with recorded event, like mouse interaction to a form and looping from a ...
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1answer
74 views

Virtualization: See OSX files in Bootcamp VM

Seems like this should be easy enough, but I have yet to find a simple solution. I'm using VMWare Fusion to access my Bootcamp partition through a VM on my OSX side. I'm trying to access my OSX files ...
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1answer
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Does Apple's Magic Trackpad Function When Using Windows 7 or 8 Via Boot Camp or Virtulization Software work?

Does the Magic Trackpad (and I guess the Magic Mouse) “work its magic”, function, gesture... when using Windows 7 or 8 either in Boot Camp or in VmWare Fusion /Parallels etc, or is Gesture Control ...
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Minimal footprint Windows instance on OS X to run ActiveX

I need to run Windows to be able to use a feature for some remote work. However, I would rather not have a full-blown 20GB (or much more) Windows 8 install for Parallels. Is there a way to get a ...
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What software will run the new Windows 8 in virtualization under OS X? [closed]

I've read a lot about the new Windows OS, but would like to run it first hand. I've got several Macs with Mountain Lion (10.8) and presume I can use this evaluation license to test the OS for my ...
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1answer
80 views

What options do I have to run OS X And Windows on one machine?

I want to have both Mac and Windows on one machine for my iPhone/iPad and Android application development. I want the two Operating Systems (OS) on one machine in order not to buy two different ...
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1answer
133 views

Running os x app on linux using qemu

I would like to run a small app (TrunkDecrypt) on my Linux box. Unfortunately the app is compiled for Mac OS X, but I am only running linux. I have read somewhere that qemu supports executing code ...
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197 views

Mac Virtualization on Windows 7

I've been a Mac developer in the past but because of a job switch I had to move to PC/Windows since the last year. I already have all my OS X dvds, I have VirtualBox, I have a VMWare Workstation ...
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1answer
190 views

Use Mac OS X on VMWare that runs on Windows [closed]

Is it possible to have Mac OS X on Windows 7 using a virtual machine, preferably VMware?
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1answer
541 views

Windows 7 in Virtual Box on Mac OS X Lion, 32 or 64 bits?

I'm installing Windows 7 inside Virtual Box running on top of Mac OS X Lion running on a Mac Book Pro (bought in December 2011 in case that matters). Should I run Windows 7 in 32 or 64 bit?
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450 views

How can I run a virtual machine from a RAW format disk image on Mac OS X?

I have a Debian Linux web server running in VMWare on my laptop. I use a VPS hosting company that lets me upload a copy of this virtual machine’s disk image to use as a live web server, meaning I’ve ...
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How to run Chrome OS Lime on VMware Fusion 4?

I recently downloaded a copy of the Chrome/Chromium OS Lime version from Hexxeh's website (chromeos.hexxeh.net) to try it out. On the website, there are 2 versions of Chrome OS - Vanilla and Lime. ...
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Converting Parallels Desktop 7 VM from Mac to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 r2 x64 virtual machine that I run on my Mac through Parallels Desktop 7. I need to convert this virtual machine so I can run it on my Windows 7 x64 machine. Which VM software ...
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Share virtual machine images between multiple computers

I am in the process of setting up a development environment for a new project and wondered about the theoretical possibility of my ideal set up. I would like to use virtual machines in order to make ...
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Is there a virtualization solution for OSX Lion that doesn't require JRE?

I'm trying to verify if I can get along with using OSX Lion without JRE and the possibility to run virtual machines would be the last mile. VirtualBox is Java based so that's out of the question. Does ...
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1answer
252 views

How can I virtualize Mac OS X Lion?

My friend bought Mac OS X Lion for me, but I don't have a Mac as I'm using Windows 7. Since I have the DVD, which virtual application do I have to use? Which application is allowed by Apple?
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Virtualize Snow Leopard on Mac hardware from Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows, run OS X partition in VMWare I have installed Windows 7 using Boot Camp on my iMac 2011. Now I want to install Snow Leopard so that I can use both OSes with out ...
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1answer
564 views

Changing Keyboard Layout in VMWare Player

I'm running a virtualized version of MacOSX Lion on my Win7 Machine. The installation of the Virtual OS has set the Windows Key as the MacOS Control key, which feels very un-natural. Is there a way ...
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1answer
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Windows, run OS X partition in VMWare

So I have a MacBook, it also has a Boot Camp partition with Windows 7 64 Bit. Marvelously, with VMWare Fusion I can simultaneously run the Boot Camp partition as a guest while OS X is booted up. So I ...
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Win2k8R2 + Hyper-V + MacPro = Virtualized OSX Allowed?

I have an older (2007 or 2008 i think) Mac Pro. Its a Dual Dual Xeon 2.6 with 12Gb RAM, and i installed Windows 2008 R2 Server on it with HyperV. Apple have something in their license that specifies ...
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1answer
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How do I install a bootable partition for Virtualbox on OSX

I'm trying to install Virtualbox to run Windows XP on my OSX box. I used the supplied configuration wizard which asked some questions about a disk partition. I allocated a 10GB partition to Virtualbox ...
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Mac OS X virtualization on a Mac

I have a Mac, and I want to be able to run multiple versions of OS X separately so I can test my applications under the different versions. I have two questions: Is there any sort of virtualization ...
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1answer
176 views

Vitualize Apple OS X [closed]

I want to install Apple OS X on a virtual machine. My computer is somewhat old. I have Intel Pentium M 725 processor that have support for SSE2 instruction set but have no support for PAE. Is there ...
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1answer
370 views

How can I know if a computer supports hardware-assisted virtualization before I purchase the computer?

I'm an iPhone programmer who is no longer in possession of a personal Mac computer on which to use XCode. I have two Windows desktops, and I would like to run OS X in VMWare rather than purchase ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 “disables” CPU in VMware Fusion

I installed Mac OS X Server 10.6.0 in VMWare Fusion the other night and it worked perfectly, until I ran Software Update. I upgraded to 10.6.6 through the combo updater, and now when I start the VM it ...
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1answer
576 views

Any way to run older versions of OS X on newer Macs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Tiger on a Snow Leopard MacBook I would like to be able to run OS X 10.3 for the purposes of software testing on a modern (x86) Mac. I'm aware of emulators ...
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657 views

Installing Tiger on a Snow Leopard MacBook

My lab is planning to buy a MacBook that comes with Snow Leopard to test our RCP applications (Eclipse). We would also like to install Tiger to test our applications because many of our users are ...
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What Virtual Machine (virtualization) solution to use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtualization software for a Mac I am a Mac user and wanted to have Windows 7 as a Virtual Machine. I know about only two possible solutions/software that I can install ...
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VirtualBox running Ubuntu is slow (Mac OS X host)

My MacBook Pro is generally a fast machine (3.06 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 8GB of RAM, 7200RPM hard drive) but VirtualBox 3.2.6 running Ubuntu 10.04 is just too slow compared to VMWare. What can I fiddle with ...
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272 views

SVS app virtualization for Mac OS X?

Is there something similar to Altiris (now Symatec) Software Virtualization Suite for Mac OS X? Or just a possibility to "revert" all changes a app/installer made to the filesystem? Thanks
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I have VMWare for Mac OS X, can I create VMs on Mac and use them on Windows 7 without buying another copy of VMWare?

Basically I own a license of VMWare on my Mac. I want to create the VMs on the Mac and then run them on my Windows 7 laptop. Is this doable and legal? Or do I need to buy another copy of VMWare for ...
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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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Running Windows software on Mac OS X

My friend needs to run some Windows (XP/Vista/7/whatever) software on her MacBook Pro, ideally in a window whilst running Mac OS X. Is that possible? EDIT: The most important issue is ease of setting ...
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505 views

What's the performance impact of a virtual machine NOT running?

Question What is the performance impact on Mac OS X, 10.6 specifically, with VMware Fusion or Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac when the virtual machine is not running? Stated another way, does installing ...
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1answer
4k views

How do I get a bridge network to work for VirtualBox with Linux guest on a Mac OS X host

Does anybody have the step by step configuration process that would allow VirtualBox running a Linux/Ubuntu guest on a Mac OS X host use the bridge type network using Ethernet and wireless? I have ...
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Is there free VM software for Mac?

I've seen Parallels running Windows and it's pretty darn good. But before I go and spend over $100 dollars, are there any free VM apps on the Mac that are up to speed?
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Mac Virtualization: Parallels 5 upgrade decision

Currently using Parallels v4 currently to provide a VM for VS2008 ASP.NET development on Windows 7 for my Snow Leopard MBP. I got the sales gumph today about going to v5 for massive performance ...
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How to create image from Windows PC and run on Mac OS X

I don't want to carry my work notebook to home every day, so I thought of creating an image of the notebook's hard disk, and run it on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. So with what software can I create a ...
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How to run virtualized linux inside OS X?

I want to run a virtualized Linux (possibly also OpenSolaris) on my Core Duo Mac that runs OS X 10.4. How to do it? What are the possible solutions? What are pros and cons of those solutions?