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1answer
23 views

Win7 VM network is flaky after migrating from Hyper-V 2012 to 2012R2 and upgrading integration software

I'm in the process of upgrading our Windows 2012 Hyper-V hosts to 2012R2. As part of this process, I am migrating existing VMs from the 2012 hosts to hosts that have already been rebuilt. These are ...
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1answer
87 views

Windows server 2003 R2 supported guest operating system [closed]

In this link it is mentioned like window server 2012 can be used as guest OS in window server 2008 R2 Can I run windows 8 or window 7 as guest OS in window server 2003 R2 as virtual machine? Even ...
2
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1answer
35 views

Saving the State of an Application using App-V or some other type of Virtualization Technology

I have an application that I would like to be able to create "snapshots" of (sort of like you might do with a virtual machine). Basically I would like to be able to allow the user to do a bunch of ...
0
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2answers
343 views

How to export Parallels Win 7 VM into AWS EC2?

Is there any elegant way to transfer a complete Win 7 server installation from a Parallels Desktop (Mac) VM into an AWS EC2 instance?
2
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1answer
714 views

Powershell VMWare Script not running from Scheduled Task

Background / Goal I am attempting to create a scheduled task that will: Run at the specified time (once) Run a PowerShell script that: Logs all of its output as a transcript Connects to my vCenter ...
3
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2answers
888 views

Can I safely increase the number of processors on a VM?

I have several Windows 7, CentOS, and Ubuntu virtual machines running within a VMWare ESXi server. To get better performance while building on them via Jenkins, I would like to increase their number ...
3
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2answers
118 views

Computers on network crashing

We have recently upgraded our network to Windows 7 clients with Windows server 2008 servers. The upgrade was completed by the end of September and until now has been fine (apart from the minor bugs). ...
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1answer
103 views

Free Windows VM to clone existing physical drive [closed]

I'm looking for a freeware virtual machine program that will run under Windows 7 x64, which will allow me to clone an existing physical Windows XP x32 drive to a virtual disk.
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2answers
593 views

Trying to get IIS running in VM and Visual Studio running natively, with files on native file system

here's the set up I'm trying to go work. Windows 7, with files for an "ASP.NET Web Application" (a new one created by wizard for this test) installed in c:\tfsprojects\test\test this project opens ...
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1answer
558 views

How to connect to a Hyper-V guest, from an other, remote PC

I have installed a Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 Datacenter edition, and I have added the Hyper-V role, with RemoteFX. Installed a Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1. Updated the additions, enabled ...
2
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2answers
83 views

transparent virtualization [closed]

I dont know if this is a dumb question, I'm new to virtualization and a little overwhelmed by all the software and techniques out there. In a nutshell I want to set up virtualization in my computer ...
0
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1answer
816 views

Boot native Windows7 install in KVM

I have native installed and working Windows7. When I try to boot it as sudo kvm -hda /dev/sda it shows BSOD 0x0000007B even if I try to Safe Boot mode. Same problem using kvm -drive ...
0
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1answer
233 views

I/O Activiy in a virtual disk after close the Virtual Machine

I am seeing this behavior and I find it interesting. After I close a Virtual Machine on VMWare-Workstation, even closing the VMWware-Workstation console I see lots of hard disk activiy on of the ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Configuring XP guest and Win7 host so guest gets best advantage of host's RAM? [closed]

I have a Windows 7 64 bit with lots of RAM hosting a VirtualBox VM with a Windows XP guest. The apps run on the guest use so much ram that it typically ends up swapping. I'd like to know any tips ...
1
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1answer
384 views

Does VirtualBox “Export Appliance” feature also export the snapshots?

How can I export/copy a virtual machine with all its snapshots and move it to another machine? Do I have to use some CLI commands or Export Appliance will be sufficient for this? VirtualBox 4.0.1
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3answers
557 views

Virtual Ethernet Adapter / Multiple MAC and IP address for one adapter

I need to emulate multiple (10+) Ethernet adapters (different MAC and IP, same subnet) through a single Ethernet adapter. I know you can assign multiple IP addresses to a single adapter, but haven't ...
0
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2answers
155 views

Linux Host: Background Jobs + VM + Prioritization?

I'm running a setup consisting of a Linux host OS and a Windows 7 guest (VMware Workstation). I'm trying to run 16 CPU-bound background jobs on the Linux host at nice values of 19 (the lowest ...
0
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1answer
65 views

re-making windows-7 iso results in no ethernet controller driver

I am making an unattended installation of Windows 7. I've gotten a bug down to this: I start with a regular Win-7 Ultimate iso. If I install this manually on a VirtualBox virtual machine, everything ...
3
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1answer
1k views

fully automated install of virtualbox tools in windows 7

I'm making an unattended install of windows. Part of it is installing virtualbox guest additions, which is run by the installer due to the following entry in Autounattend.xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
0
votes
1answer
989 views

how to make a .vhd file of an OS?

I have microsoft virtual PC 2007 installed in my windows 7 OS. I configured a new system from there giving RAM & HDD from the available installed OS (WIN 7). but when i started a my Virtual PC, ...
1
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1answer
150 views

difference between windows 7 (64bit)enterrprise and windows 7 (64bit)professional Unable to create folder under c:\Program Files

This is related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4721604/windows-7-64bit-win32-api-to-sacrificerelegate-administrative-privileges-for Posting here to get more idea about UAC with respect windows ...
0
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1answer
380 views

detect hardware virtualization via command line

IS there a command line tool to detect hardware virtualization like this : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0ee2a17f-8538-4619-8d1c-05d27e11adb2&displaylang=en
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1answer
4k views

How to copy files from/to VM within VMWare ESX with host-only network?

I have a group of isolated virtual machines running on VMWare ESX server and connected to "host-only" vSwitch (it's not connected to any physical adapter). All machines are running Windows Server ...
0
votes
1answer
478 views

VMWare Workstation VM Will not Connect To The Internet or Host

I just installed VMWare Workstation 7.1.2 on a Win7 machine a but it will not connect to the Internet I saw it creates two VMWare Network Adaptors labeled VMNet1 & VMNet8 with 192.168.x.x network ...
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2answers
577 views

Windows XP Mode confusing WSUS

I have a need to use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 to run a legacy application, so I downloaded, installed and configured it on my machine as a test without any issues. The problem I am now having is I ...
0
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3answers
180 views

POC of take screenshot from XP virtual machine of windows 7 main machine

I searching any ideas of take screenshot of main machine on windows 7 from virtual machine on windows XP, have any ideas or proof on concept to can do this? Maybe from integration drivers or ...
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1answer
4k views

Virtual PC, XP mode. Bidirectional parallel port physical LPT1 not available in VPC XP mode?

I need my LPT1 port to be available in XP mode. In the "guest" window, it shows up in system hardware, but it is not available to the application. If I look into Tools, settings there are no ...
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1answer
86 views

Broken filesystem on Windows XP / 7 virtual machine

I created a virtual machine with Windows XP as the guest system in Microsoft's Virtual PC that ships along with Windows 7. I then installed Virtualbox and began running the MS machine in it. It ...
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6answers
238 views

Windows 7 and virtualisation

Have a Toshiba with a T4300 processor which doesn't support hardware assisted virtualisation. I need to run virtual images as part of my business. I have Windows 7 home premium but also have access to ...
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1answer
2k views

XP Virtual Mode in Windows 7, network access for installed apps?

I have the joy of having to manage a Microsoft Access form that was designed in Access 2003. The MDB is converted to an MDE for security reasons. However, I'm running Windows 7 with Office 2007 ...
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2answers
805 views

VM on Windows 7 Virtual PC cannot access host’s DVD Drive

I have a brand new clean machine with Windows 7 Professional 64bit and I've installed the patch that adds Windows Virtual PC (Windows6.1-KB958559-x64). I then go to Windows Virtual PC, create a new ...
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3answers
6k views

Does VMWare Player 3.0 require Intel-VT capable processor

I have Dell Studio laptop with Intel E6600 processor, I have checked and confirmed that this processor does not have Intel-VT support. (Its available in 6670 available on Dell Vostro) Has anyone ...
0
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1answer
10k views

Access host physical drive from VM with orignal drive letter, not UNC path

I virtualized an existing Windows XP partition using VMWare Converter, and I am running it from within a Windows 7 host. The original system had XP on drive C: and a large data drive on D: (too large ...
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3answers
2k views

Windows Virtual PC and VirtualBox on the same PC

I am running Windows 7 Professional x64. Presently I am using Windows Virtual PC. I'd like to try VirtualBox. Can both virtualization platforms be installed and run on the same instance of Windows? ...
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3answers
19k views

Does VMWare Server run on a Windows 7 Host Machine?

I'm currently running Vista Ultimate but I'm thinking about updating to Windows 7. Vista was not supported a host systems with VMWare Server (free version). Question: Does the latest version of ...
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3answers
739 views

Windows 7: Can you use the same VHD to boot and run virtually?

I have a Windows 7 (host) machine that also has a Windows 7 (guest) VHD configured to dual boot. This is very cool and working great! But... If I'm running the host OS I would like to ALSO be able ...
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6answers
409 views

Host OS is the VM Program

I have a (very) powerful machine with an i7 and 12GB of ram. I want to be able to basically run a nothing for an OS in the background to host a VM which would serve as my main machine. This would ...
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2answers
1k views

Difference between “Windows Virtual PC” and “Microsoft Virtual PC”

What is the difference between "Windows Virtual PC" (RTM released today) and "Microsoft Virtual PC"?
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5answers
4k views

Bare Metal Virtualization of Mac OS X Server

I've got a Mac Pro (2007) (http://support.apple.com/kb/SP30). Four Hard Drives and 8 GB of Ram. Right now I am running Mac OS X Server. I am running this because I have a number of other Macs and ...
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2answers
2k views

Can I sysprep a bootable VHD without using any virtualization technology?

I booted from a VHD on my laptop and hoped to sysprep this image, but it didn't let me do it. I got a fatal error during the process. I used the following command: sysprep /generalize /shutdown. My ...
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3answers
3k views

Create a VHD from a physical XP machine

I am looking at upgrading from Windows XP to Windows7. I have a lot of development programs that would take 2-3 days to set-up configure etc. etc. when I get my new machine. What I want to do is ...
2
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2answers
289 views

Virtualizing Windows 7 x64 on Windows 7

Is Virtual PC on Windows 7 x64 only able to virtualize x86 versions of Windows 7?
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5answers
15k views

Can a Windows 7 Ultimate product key be used for virtual machines as well? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have Windows 7 Ultimate running on my computer, and I thought I would set up a few virtual machines to help me ...
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2answers
2k views

Can dynamic VHD files shrink or do they just grow?

You can create dynamic VHD files that will gradually grow towards a maximum size. Do they shrink as well? And if they don't, can you make it shrink back down to whatever size it actually needs to be ...
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5answers
4k views

Running Windows 7 XP Mode under Virtualbox

Does anybody know if it is possible to try out "XP Mode" in Windows 7, if Windows 7 is running inside of Virtualbox? The processor I'm running includes the VT-x capability and it is enabled in the ...
0
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1answer
138 views

How do I create a custom application for Virtual Windows XP in Windows 7?

When you install a program in Virtual XP it becomes available in the Windows 7 start menu like so: Program Name (Virtual Windows XP) How do I create a custom application in this fashion so that I ...
3
votes
6answers
1k views

64bit VM on Windows 7 x64

Is there any way to run a guest x64 VM on Windows 7 x64? No luck with Virtual PC 2007, Virtual Server 2005R2. (both blocked during install). I know the Windows Virtual PC app that comes with Win 7 ...
4
votes
7answers
3k views

Using a Virtual Windows Machine to browse a local website: is it possible?

During our webdevelopment process, we often need to test the layout of our applications and websites in several browsers. Since running all of these browsers stand-alone is nearly imposible and ...
2
votes
2answers
180 views

Virtual PC on Windows 7 to run virtualized Server

Before I even try to install Windows 7 RC, will I be able to virtualize Windows server edition there? Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 does not seem to be compatible with w7 (as the installer states ...
1
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6answers
707 views

Can I install Windows 7 onto a Virtual PC on a Windows XP computer?

My computer is running Windows XP. I want to test some software on Windows 7. Can I run Windows 7 in Virtual PC on an XP computer? Thanks! EDIT: The reason I ask is that the documentation for ...