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

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Redirect USB Device To Virtual Machine Using Hyper-V As Host

So I have a machine that is running Hyper-V Server 2012R2 as the host (bare-metal hypervisor). I have a USB device that is attached to this machine and I need a virtual machine that is running on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 host cannot mount NTFS disks with VT-d enabled in bios

I've been setting up an Ubuntu server with KVM, as documented at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation. Once I started virt-manager and set up my 2nd video card for pass-thru, it ...
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What happens with the local virtual machine when I shutdown my PC

I have an Hyper-V virtual machine running on my PC and I'm in the middle of an installation wizard. but I have to shutdown my PC where the Hyper-V is running. My question is, what happens with the ...
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Merge two VMDK files

I want to merge 2 VMDK files using: ||\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe" -r "E:\abc_vbox-disk1.vmdk" -t 0 C:\destination.vmdk|| It just converts the first file into the destination file and does not merge. ...
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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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UnRAID performance vs. bare metal performance - any tests out there?

I couldn't find any, so perhaps anybody has done some tests? Assume that both hosts are turned on, but one of them is an idle system. One would be Linux and another Windows.
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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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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VGA Passtrough QEMU/KVM

current i try to passtrough one of my GPU´s to a virtual machine (QEMU/KVM) via vfio-pci. My GPU´s are R9 290 and R9 390. I cant bind one of these cards to the PCI-Stub driver because both have the ...
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Can't start Hyper-V VM - error hypervisor is not running

When attempting to start a VM in Hyper-V I am getting the error "Virtual machine 'VM NAME' could not be started because the hypervisor is not running". I have confirmed that Virtualization is enabled ...
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Constructing a readonly Windows system partition?

I am creating a system for testing performance in virtualized environments. I have created a Windows 2016 VM that contains various tools for simulating load (such as stressing the CPU, or allocating ...
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Drag and drop won't select on VMWare Workstation 12 Pro (12.1.0 build-3272444)

I am attempting to enable drag and drop into the VM for an openSUSE distro (latest Tumbleweed) I have running in VWWare Workstation. However, when I attempt to enable the setting in Workstation it is ...
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Activate vxm on Chromebook C720

Not sure if this is possible, I have a Chromebook C720 running crouton, I need to turn on vxm in the BIOS, but as far as I remember I have never entered a BIOS on the device. Has anyone had success ...
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What does a hypervisor means in the context of virtual machines?

In this Harvard lecture about HTTP and VPS at min 59:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KuO4r5CHjM the lecturer talks about Virtual Private Servers and Virtual Machines. He said that they are managed ...
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What does overprovisioning mean in the context of virtual machines?

I am watching a lecture from Harvard and it talks briefly of the overprovisioning problem the VPS servers have and I did not meed this term before.
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What is the difference between a virtual machine on which you can run an virtualized OS on it and a virtual machine like Java VM? [duplicate]

It seems that they are quite different things but everybody uses the same term for them.
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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Best host for virtualization Windows XP on notebook

I bought notebook http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/products/computing/pc/notebooks/lifebook-a514/ , but i cann't install Windows XP on it or run clonned one. Think to use virtualization. What host best to ...
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hyper-v 1 network card same ip address

I have a windows 10 laptop with hyper v enabled. I want to be able to have the virtual machine access the host as I am trying to restore an old laptop. I have set up Microsoft loop back network ...
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VirtualBox state can not be saved

I can not save the state of my VM, but get the below error. What can I do? Host: Linux Kubuntu 14.4 Guest: Windows 7 Error Message: The state of the virtual Machine MyWindows7 can not be saved. ...
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I can't start virtual machines on my VirtualBox in Windows 7 Starter

This was a fresh installation of the software and VirtualBox gives me this error message after starting a virtual machine I created: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine PinkiePie. ...
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Relative cursor (infinite mouse movement) for VirtualBox

I'm trying to play Fallout 2 in VirtualBox with Windows XP. The problem is that with low mouse sensitivity in game my mouse cursor is limited to a small box because it stops at the host system screen ...
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Running Linux and Windows (dual-boot and virtualize the same machines) and hibernate

Let's imagine the following scenario: You have Linux and Windows installed on the same computer in a way that you can boot and virtualize the same machines. You're currently running Ubuntu on the ...
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My virtual machine (or host system) cannot use RAM correctly

I have virtual machine windows server 2008 which stands on Oracle VM VirtualBox. I declare 8GB of RAM for this machine. On my host machine (windows 7) I have 16GB of RAM. When I start virtual ...
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VirtualBox abort guest VM intentionally

I am wondering if someone knows how to abort a VM (linux box) in VirtualBox 5.0 intentionally? I've googled this to no avail as everyone complains why their VM's get aborted in state. I am recreating ...
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Vmware Workstation - Cannot open disks xxxx or one of the snapshot disks it depends on

I'm running Centos7 using Vmware workstation on windows 7 laptop. All was well until I restarted my laptop this morning & my VM started complaining as below The parent virtual disk has been ...
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Virtualization Performance Windows 10 on Debian

I have a PC with an AMD Athlon II X4 635, 2,9 GHz and 8 GB RAM. Because of my soon to be new job as an trainee for network administration, I want to know, if I might be able to virtualize windows 10 ...
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Virtualization is locked in BIOS

I want to run virtual machines on my computer, my Windows is currently 32-bit and I'm switching to 64, I don't know why they gave it with 32 because It would work with 64. When I go to the BIOS the ...
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Can I create and deploy the same native Windows 10 VHD to multiple computers?

Edit: Going to load evaluation copies/Education copies that participants have licenses to. I have a Windows App Dev bootcamp coming up and instead of making the people who don't have Windows 10 on ...
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Running a bare-metal hypervisor and VM on the same machine

Is it possible to install a bare-metal hypervisor on a computer and run VMs created using that on the same computer? what I'm going to achieve is like Installing a VMware workstation on a Microsoft ...
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What is a better way to allow guest VMs access to the same SSL certificate?

I currently have a host VM set up with letsencrypt to generate security certificates for my domains. I run several services inside VMs (which all use those certs) on that machine, and wish to continue ...
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Is it possible to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox

I want to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox or other similar virtual PC emulators. Is it possible?
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Physical console (screen+keyboard) dedicated to VM

I have a relatively powerful computer used for playing games in Windows, not too demanding games but with definite need of the GPU card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760). I would like Windows to run in a VM, ...
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virtualizing a physical ubuntu for an other computer

I have a mini-pc with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I would like to virtualize the HDD using xenConverter. I Wonder if the idea of virtualizing and use the produced image on another computer is good : ...
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Can i still get a virus from a virtual machine?

I have set up a virtual machine for virus testing. Is it really safe so my Host pc can't get any virus? I have avast running on my host pc and mbam on my guest. When i download any virus, mbam doesn'...
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How to get VirtualBox VMs to my new host?

On my old computer I just copied the folder VirtualBox VMs to my external harddrive. Now I would like to restore those VMs. How am I able to do this using the folder "VirtualBox VMs" that I copied? It ...
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What is the difference between vmWare Workstation and vmWare vSphere?

It may be a dumb question, I already did googling but did not get a clear answer for me: What is the difference between vmWare Workstation and vmWare vSphere? Can vSphere be used instead of ...
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Solution Virtualization not Supported, BIOS missing virtualization option?

In my system BIOS virtualization option is missing. After research found that my system doesn't support virtualization. Laptop model : HP DV6-1152TX Processor : Processor type - Intel Core 2 Duo ...
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Virtual Sound Card for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 virtual machine

I have e2eSoft VSC - Virtual Sound Card successfully installed on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 virtual machine. It seem like driver works (new audio device in Device Manager group and VAC control ...
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run two VMs (VMWare Wst and Virtualbox) parallel at the same time

Is it possible to have two Virtual machines, one VMWare Workstation, one Virtualbox running at the same on one host? Or does this give strange behaviour?
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How do OS X Virtual Midi Busses work

I'm wondering about the internal structure of the OS X Midi Bus (IAC Bus) Is it a service that runs on specific port? Is it written in a specific language. Is it using particular elements of the ...
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Can you use VMware to do a P2V from the same machine?

Totally new at virtualisation. Have a fairly newly rebuilt Win 8.1 box with drivers etc up to date and before I went much further was thinking to try and run P2M using VMware 11, or the standalone ...
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Abnormally slow CPU speed in Windows 10 Task Manager, with virtualization disabled

In Windows 10 Pro Task Manager, CPU speed shows a constant and unchanging value of 1.18GHz, while nominal CPU speed is 2.50 GHz. Dual Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3, on a Intel S2600CW2S server board. Per ...
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Installing virtualbox inside VM

I have got citrix desktop VM as my main machine to work in my office. I want to develop on linux rather than on windows. So i am trying to install virtualbox. I installed virtual box and vagrant. ...
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Allow Vagrant Box to be accessible on the internet

I am trying to make a Vagrant box with VirtualBox to be accessible over the internet, how do I setup my Vagrantfile? I read about vagrant share and it is not what I am looking for. An example of ...
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Hyper-V not connecting to Virtual Machine in Windows 10

I have installed Hyper-V manager on Windows 10 pro and have connected to the server which is hosting all virtual machines. By using the Connect to server, I am able to see all the virtual machines. ...
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Does “Acer AS5560-8354G64MNrr” laptop supports AMD Virtualization?

I'm trying for a long time, to get some information about this problem, but I never found anything... I can't find Virtualization option on my "Phoenix" BIOS. But never get any solutions about it. ...
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How to add my virtual machine with a backed directory tree in VirtualBox

About two months ago, I copied (or backed up) my virtual machine directory into an external hard drive. Now I'm having problems with that virtual machine and I deleted it from my computer. So, now I ...
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Creating and backing up a home server with multiple VMs?

Right now I have a cheap home server that I use for both media and storing code repos and other work projects. My idea was to basically make a HTPC that could also be used as a file/git/svn/etc. ...