Virtualization is the process of using software to emulate an entire computer, in which "guest" operating systems can run.

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compatible applications for vmware thinapp [closed]

compatible applications for vmware thinapp? For windows 7 or xp
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How to launch VMWare Server?

I'm feeling really dumb asking this, but VMWare Server has stumped me. I've installed VWware Server 2.02 on Windows Vista. I want to install XP in a virtual machine. All instructions start with '...
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Dual-monitor VPC/VMware

If there was a feature request for Virtual PC or VMWare, it would be dual-monitor support. Why hasn't this been done?
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Virtualized OSX : Hard drive not appear

Using VMWare Workstation Pro (12.1.1) I already install Mac OSX (El Captain) the same way witout any problem. But now I try to install the latest release the same way. The problem is after select the ...
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How to bring data to Linux, currently it's on Windows machine.. (both Hyper-V guests)

I'm learning my way through couple different things at a time. Linux(no GUI) is new to me, Hyper-V is new to me.. I have 2 VMs. One running Windows Server 2012(WVM), another running CentOS7(LVM). I ...
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How to mount an ext3 VMware Virtual Disk Image (vmdk)

I found a wiki entry on how to mount an NTFS VMware Virtual Disk Image (vmdk) and another link. I want to mount an ext3 vmdk file on Windows XP. How can I do that? The VMware-mount-5.5.0-18463.exe ...
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Is it possible to change the 'hardware version' in VMWare player?

I am using the latest version of VMWare Player, and I need to create an image for a server. Is it possible to downgrade the hardware version to version 7 (equivalent to VMWare Player 3.xx), rather ...
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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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Guest VMs unable to ping each other within a custom host-only network in vmware workstation

I have created a custom host only network VMNet2(without dhcp) in VMware workstation and connected my three VMs with this network. But the problem is I cannot ping any VM from any other VM, However I ...
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Why isn't VirtualBox restoring my saved machine state?

I'm using VirtualBox 3.1.2 (on Windows 7, as my host OS) to experiment with an ArchLinux install. I use the Save Machine State option when powering down my VM so that it can be restored as it was. If ...
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VT-x enabled in BIOS, but disabled in Windows 7

I've been running VMWare Workstation 11, with 32 & 64-bit guests just fine but I haven't run in in a few months. I tried starting it up again and I get: Blockquote Binary translation is ...
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How do I convert a VirtualBox VDI file to a VMware vdmk?

I'm using VirtualBox 2.1.4 and want to convert a VDI file to load it in VMware Player (3.0.0 build-197124 on Vista Home Premium). I think I can change the VDI format to vmdk with a tool provided by ...
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How to make a Vmware virtual machine if you have a vmdk file

I just got a vmdk file from a Windows Xp hot cloned system which i want to run on vmplayer. How can i generate the .vmx file ? I'm on Windows XP sp3
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VMware Converter for creating virtual machine for Vmplayer

VMware Converter is free and converts a running machine to a VMware virtual machine. The machine can be your local machine or a remote machine on the network . however, The VMware Converter only ...
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Booting from virtual machine VMWAre

I have a VMWare virtual machine (windows xp). I have just started it up through the VMWare player and it's extremely slow on my laptop (expected). Is it possible to boot from that image like in mac ...
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Migrate Guest OS to Host OS

Is it possible to take a Guest OS running inside VMWare Player and create an ISO or some sort of installation utility that will allow me to install the Guest OS as the Host OS (replacing the current ...
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Number of cores available to VMware Player limited to physical cores or hyperthreaded cores?

I have an i7 with 2 physical cores, because of hyper threading Windows 7 reports 4 cores (at least in the Task Manager). My question is, when allocating cores to a VM in VMWare Player is it taking ...
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Number of processors to assign to hyper-v guest in vmware workstation

I very confused about how vmware workstation assigns vcpus. I have a lab environment and I am running hyper-v nested inside vmware workstation. I am planning to run 2 virtual machines inside hyper-v ...
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Use VMWare with out a network?

I have a server running on VMWare that I need to communicate with using my computer. It works fine as long as I am hardwired to the network at work. If I try to work from home I am unable to ping the ...
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Tools to compress and store Vmware images

Is there any Vmware or 3rd party tool to compress and store large vmdk files?
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Does the “Hardware compatibility” setting of VMware Workstation 12 influence guest OS compatibility?

I'm trying VMware Workstation 12 for the first time and when I create a new VM I must select an Hardware compatibility setting which range from Workstation 5.x to Workstation 12.0. Does that setting ...
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How do I inject packets to a tap interface?

I'm trying to find a way to use a tap interface to test some networking capture code. We are passively capturing wifi data and processing it through some analysis software. I would like to build ...
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XenServer vSwitch Controller

I'm working to stand up a vm server however I'm running into an issue with the networking. I can't seem to create a Cross-Server Private Network for the vm's. I run the following command xe-switch-...
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How do I convert an .img file to vhd?

I have an image file (linux based image) and want to convert it to VHD so that it can be used to create hyper-V VMs. I used "qemu-img convert" to convert raw to vpc format, but vpc doesnt work for ...
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Is there a way to wipe a VirtualBox drive on exit?

In VirtualBox, is there a way to wipe the virtual drive of a Guest OS upon exiting/shutting down that OS? If not, is there any other way to reaching that goal without doing it manually?
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How to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of a RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM

I would like to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of an RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM. How best can I go about it. Re: the baseline RHEL 7 is properly ...
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What are the disadvantages of enabling virtualization?

I am developing apps for Android. The emulator recommends to enable virtualization. But I'm not sure whether is it good for my computer in the long run? Also, my pc recommends me to disable ...
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Move VMs from 2008 R2 cluster to a separate 2012 R2 cluster

I would like to ask for a recommendation on how to move approx. 99 VM's from a 2008 R2 Hyper-V cluster, to a completely separate 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster. I assume the best option is to: 1) ...
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HP 500-164 Crashes and Reboots After Starting Hyper-V VM 15 Mins Earlier

I have been using my HP 500-164 desktop as a Hyper-V host since I bought it (sometime around the initial release of Windows 8) and it was working fine I ran Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Edition then about a ...
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Xen VPS with 2 IPs from 2 different subnets

I am new to Xen and I am trying to understand how to add 2 different IPs on the same guest VPS. First, I am going to explain my node setup, which is a physical server with 32GB RAM and 2 NICs on it. ...
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Is it possible to install 2 OS onto the SAME virtual machine in Hyper-V, and if yes how to?

Suppose I already created an virtual machine in hyper-V client with Windows 8.1 install. Now I also want to install another OS (Ubuntu) onto the same VM in hyper-V alongside the already Windows OS ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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How to bridge enp0s3 with a peer of veth?

My Lap: Ubuntu 15.10. And I have a wired NIC enp0s3. I want to create a veth pair veth0 and veth1 and bridge them with enp0s3, and set veth1 to a new netns ns1, so that processes in ns1 can access the ...
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How to let the Hyper-V / Virtual Machine Connection window use native resolution instead of incorrect high-DPI scaling?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 8.1. It all runs on a Surface 3, so the high DPI scaling is enabled on Windows. I also have a plain old full HD secondary ...
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How do I enable the shared clipboard in VirtualBox?

Where is the configuration option for sharing clipboards (copy & paste) between the host OS and the guest OS?
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What's the diffrence between snapshot-create and snapshot-create-as in virsh kvm?

On my virtualization system there are some VMs. One of them was aimed for testing some services on it. So in this case I need to have the first state of that VM. I searched for a solution found the ...
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Expose virtual machine to internet [pentest lab]

I would like to create a virtual machine using virtual box for making a hacking lab and allow someone to try to hack it from internet. (So the virtual machine would be the victim). How can I do that? ...
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Error “Code: 0x0000000A” while installing Windows 7 in VM

I have Windows 10 on a PC that I built myself. I'm trying to install a VM with Windows 7, I cannot find the option to turn on virtualization anywhere in the BIOS. The only thing even related to ...
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Would it be possible to boot natively into a XEN virtualized operating system without the user noticing?

What I am trying to accomplish is the following: Set up XEN on a headless Debian host. Set up a fully virtualized desktop environment based on Debian. Boot into that virtualized desktop ...
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Having an issue with VT-x not being detected

I've recently built a new machine, planned as a significant upgrade from my last box... Gigabyte X99P-SLI Motherboard Intel i7-5930K CPU (Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes) 64 GB RAM ...
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Oracle VirtualBox not able to connect to internet when the host is having slow internet

Virtual Box running on windows 8.1 has trouble connecting to internet probably when the host is having slow internet connection (This happens occasionally and there is no issues with the internet ...
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pre-boot level virtualization

Here is the scenario I'm trying to achieve. Any help towards it is much appreciated. I would like to setup a computer on which I can virtualize the OS at the pre-boot level with the ability to create ...
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kvm-linux with zero(thin) client

I have to run a virtualization in my office. Can I use kvm-linux virtualization with zero(thin) client? I know vmware supports zero client protocols well but does kvm support it too and I can connect ...
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VMware Workstation Pro: Is there a feature matrix for Windows guests?

Is there a feature matrix available for VMware Workstation Pro guests? The situation: Have to deploy a virtual environment at a client. They have a valid Windows 7 and Windows 8 license, and they ...
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Tool to mount an zip/rar/* as a windows drive and be able to WRITE to?

did read this and tried suggested Pismo File Mount and Win Archiver Virtual Drive but they mount archieve with 0 free space so explorer says "not enough space for copying".(I did set write option in ...
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Microsoft Office via Parallels on Mac: core utilization

So I guess it is a well known fact that Microsoft Office for Mac utilizes only one core. I am wondering how I can make it faster or how can I make it use all four cores I have on my Mac? We can ...
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Virtualization with UEFI'secure boot feature

I'm interested in the notion of emulating digital signature checks in virtual machines—the host can be booted without hardware-based digital signature checks, which can be moved to the VM, and the ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 different disk speed on CentOS and Debian

I found unexplained difference between running CetOS 7.1 and Debian 8.3 on Hyper-V 2012 R2. I create similar VM on similar hardware. Both virtual machines installed on 600 GB SAS 15K in RAID0 via ...
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KVM: Assinging ethernet ports to a VM exclusively

I need to virtualise pfSense using KVM. Currently, pfSense running on bare metal. However, I am not sure how to go about it such that I don't create a security risk. The machine I am running pfSense ...
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Virtualbox VM bridged NIC to host Loopback-NIC serve Internet

I have a Virtualbox VM with a NIC in bridge mode to the host machine Loopback Interface... I have in the VM the IP 192.168.0.12/24 I Have in the host machine 192.168.0.11/24 (assigned to Loopback ...