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A Microsoft program to virtualize another operating system within Windows.

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Persistent status of A20 line on Microsoft Virtual PC

I'm using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (a.k.a. VPC 2007) to run MS-DOS guests each provisioned with exactly 16MB of RAM. The hardware assisted virtualization option has also been disabled in VPC, for a ...
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Windows 7 host for Windows 7 guest on Windows Virtual PC

I have Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) and Windows Virtual PC (version 6.1). I made my virtual PC and I wanted to install Windows 7 Professional (32-bit, because I read you cannot install 64-bit on ...
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Whenever I add more than 1 Core in Virtualbox, the Virtual Box won't start up

I haven't seen anyone have this problem before no matter where I look. I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox and installed MacOS 10.14 Mojave on the host machine of a Windows 10. I got it working properly ...
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Is there any support in computers nowadays for cd-rom drive specified in details?

It had 3.5 mm socket for headphones on the front panel and volume control and worked as ATAPI IDE. I saw this device working only with MS-DOS and WIN98. Will be the virtual pc capable to emulate it? (...
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How to remove (unpublish) applications from the hosts start menu?

I have Windows 7 and a few virtual PCs (with the builtin Virtual PC feature) also running Windows 7. Before I turned off automatic publishing of virtual applications a few such items were added to ...
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Install a virtual Windows 7 on Windows XP machine - is it possible?

Is it possible to achieve? I have a Pentium Dual-Core CPU E5200 2.50GHz, 2.00 Gb RAM computer with Windows XP installed. Most of the information on virtual machines I found deals with Windows XP being ...
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Windows 10 throttles Bash network ops when not focused

I'm trying to rsync a large (90GB) file to my desktop. I'm using Bash on Ubuntu on Windows to do that, since it's WAY more performant than cygwin-virtualized rsync or similar The problem I'm running ...
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How to Run as Administrator a VirtualPC VM?

To get advanced NAT* functionality in a VM I want to run VirtualPC as Administrator. The regular right click and select "Run as Administrator" does not work (in Task Manager I see it is not running ...
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Guest PC and Host connected as if on lan

I am trying to connect the guest win7 in the VM to the Host win7 so they act as if on lan, i would be able to access the localhost in the host and also connect to the internet. In the settings of ...
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How to install Microsoft Virtual PC in win 10? [closed]

I just update Win 7 to Win 10, But Virtual PC 2007 doesn't work. I got Sp1 but it doesn't work. I'd be happy if you could help me.
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Getting Debian 8 “Jessie” to run on Windows Virtual PC (Windows 7)?

I have Windows Virtual PC with a handful of virtual machines. I had one successfully running Debian 5 "Lenny" for a few years but as that is an old, unsupported distribution, I tried to upgrade it (...
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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What happens to Windows 7 guests under Virtual PC when the Host machine gets updated with windows 10?

I have a host desktop pc (with Windows 7). It runs inside VirtualPC another virtual pc running windows 7. What happens if I update the host computer to windows 10. Given that Windows8 didn't have ...
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How to Get an existing Windows XP Mode Virtual Machine on Windows 8.1

I have a new computer with Windows 8.1 From my old PC with Windows 7 I have a folder with "Windows XP Mode.vhd" file ~120GB. I want to run this VM on my new Windows 8.1 Is any way to do it ? UPDATED ...
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Is there a way that two remote windows sessions sharing a mouse and a keyboard?

The question is somewhat tricky to you unless you know about virtual desktop environment Currently, my office is using several Ncomputing's L300 devices, thin clients, and sharing rss on the host ...
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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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Virtual PC 2007 USB floppy disk drive support

On my copy of Windows Vista I downloaded Virtual PC 2007. And I was wondering, does Virtual PC 2007 support a USB floppy drive? I don’t have my hands on a OS, but when I insert a disk with my USB FDD ...
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How can I manually/force install a specific driver in Ubuntu?

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32-bit and I created a virtual machine using Microsoft Virtual PC (the old one, not the Windows Virtual PC) in order to test it. I did that since my host ...
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Issue with Virtual PC XP Image

I created a Win XP SP3 Virtual Image in a PC running Win XP SP3 using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. The image works fine in XP. Now I copied the same XP SP3 Image to a Win 7 PC and installed MS Virtual ...
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Windows XP Mode on Windows 7

Is it normal to have a Windows XP Mode folder in a Windows 7 Pro, Program Files Directory? I see this key: K49H2-RPR94-QBGG4-DBCTM-YT64G. And I see the VXPEULA.txt file with EULA. Window XP Mode has ...
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XP in Win7 virtual PC Security considerations

I have a Windows 7 PC but occasionally have the need to run old software that won't run on Windows 7 but would run on XP. I have XP installed inside Windows Virtual PC and inside that XP networking ...
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Open VHD with Windows

I have a fully patched Win7 PC with XenCenter installed and VHD files registered to XenCenter. As of now, I am unable to open a VHD file on this PC - whenever I open it in XenCenter, it wants to ...
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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 it ...
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Wipe out and recreate XP Mode start menu entries in Windows 7

Windows XP Mode start menu entries are duplicated into the Windows 7 start menu. I removed and rearranged the entries somewhat in XP Mode. They're still showing up in Windows 7 start menu. I would ...
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Back-up Image to Virtual Machine

Prior to updating my development machine from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 I did a full Microsoft back-up as well as a full Norton 15 ghost recovery point. After a few weeks of working I discovered ...
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Windows Virtual PC: not enough system resources

I need to create multiple Virtual machines under Win7. I installed Windows Virtual PC and created a base virtual machine (installed Win XP and other software needed). I then duplicate that machine ...
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Folder emulated as USB storage

Is there a software that can emulate a folder from a PC disk as a usb storage? I need that in order to "share" the folder from Host OS (win7) into guest system (winXP) via virtualPC 6.1 (it has some "...
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What is wrong if some network traffic is only working out of a bridged VM but not on the host OS?

I'm in the situation that IMAP/SSL connections from my PC to all imap servers are failing on my PC. (more details there) After experimenting, I have now established that: On the Win7 64bit host, ...
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Why can't I attach USB devices to a Windows Virtual PC host?

I'm trying to run a Windows 98 program in a Windows 98 virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC that requires a USB device (more specifically LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Invention System 2.0 and its USB IR ...
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Virtual PC, bigger resolution

I have a virtual machine (Virtual PC) and I want to set a bigger resolution than my monitor/videocard allows. Thats because I want to stream a "scrollable" game, and if I could increment the ...
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Why do I get an internal stack overflow error when minimizing and restoring an MS-DOS virtual machine window?

I am using Windows Virtual PC on a Windows 7 machine. I have created an MS-DOS 6.22 virtual machine with 16 MB RAM and a 2 GB hard disk. Whenever I minimize or otherwise deactivate the window, and ...
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Error when booting up a Windows 95 virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC

I tried to install Windows 95 on a Windows Virtual PC virtual machine, but when I am trying to run it post installation, I got an error during boot: When initializing device IOS: Windows protection ...
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Can Windows 2012 Hyper-V simplify backups?

I'm just setting up a Windows 2012 server. In the past, I've always installed and run all services on "bare hardware", but am looking at hyper-v. I've used virtualization with things like MSVPC and ...
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change boot disk with virtual pc xp on win7

I have got a project i did on a virtual drive using Virtual PC with win xp on. I did this on my computer with win7. Now i want to open the virtual xp but it just won't work. i create a new virtual pc ...
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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 you read an Ibook on a PC?

Actually this part of a broader aim on my part. I would like to be able to download free stuff from the Itunes web site and run it on my PC - this covers Ibooks (free), podcasts and courses of various ...
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What's the default login for the Windows XP IE6 VPC image supplied by Micosoft? [duplicate]

I downloaded the Microsoft-supplied Virtual PC image for Windows XP / Internet Explorer 6 testing from http://modern.ie and tried to login using the documented credentials of IEUser / ...
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How to slow down time for an entire virtual machine

Is there a way to slow down virtual machine, and I don't mean limiting cpu resources, or such but a real simulated slow down, which would also slow down system time so each virtual millisecond in vm ...
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Internal stack overflow on Virtual PC when installing Windows 98

I'm attempting to use Windows Virtual PC to set up a Windows 98 (SE) VM; you know, for nostalgia's sake. However, whenever I run it, I get the following error: An internal stack overflow has caused ...
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How to access localhost with a port on a Virtual PC

I installed a Virtual PC with Windows7 and opened connection to my machine's localhost. My computer's name is memphis, I added the following line in hosts file: 127.0.0.1 memphis and I also updated ...
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Resize VHD for use in VPC [duplicate]

Created a VHD from a machine using disk2vhd. File created is 61GB, partition on the VHD is set to 149GB. Virtual PC won't let me use the VHD (as the partition is too large, has to be below 127GB). ...
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How do I use this IE10 Virtual Machine?

I downloaded this IE10 virtual machine for windows 7 and I have managed to mount the VHD, but how do I actually get it to start? Do I need to also install virtual PC or some other software or ...
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Setup to test IE as virtualised application

I'm trying to use Windows Virtual PC + Windows XP Mode to test web sites in Internet Explorer 7 and 8. Since I need two XP instances I've followed the procedure explained at Browser Testing With ...
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VMC parameter file (XML) path

I'm trying to find the VMC XML parameter file. Does anyone know where it is located? Or name of the parameter file (.xml) ? For example: c:\user\***\windows\virtualpc\parameter.xml Virtual PC ...
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Why my computer check the whole data after restart

I am using superspeed cache. Other computers also use superspeed with no problem. Also I often got message that this dll not working that dll not working. I often have to reinstall dropbox firefox ...
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Virtual PC says I cannot virtualize 64-bit even though VT is on

I am having a tough time with my ASUS motherboard's BIOS at the moment, saying that Intel's Virtualisation Technology is on, even though Virtual PC is saying I cannot use a 64-bit ISO containing ...
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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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How to (re)enable clipboard on WinServer2008 VM (VirtualPC)

At some point yesterday, the clipboard on my VM stopped working. The VM is a Windows Server 200 Standard SP2 running in Windows VirtualPC, itself running on Windows7 Enterprise. I can "copy" and "cut"...
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How can I link my network user account to the Virtual PC setup on my machine?

I am trying to test an issue in an application in which the error only occurs on Windows XP. I have set up a Virtual PC XP instance on my Windows 7 machine. The application I am trying to test is a ...

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