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Convert Windows 7 Virtual PC to Windows 8 Hyper-V

My business develops software, and as such I have setup Virtual PC servers on my Windows 7 work station. I've now upgraded to Windows 8, and didn't realize VPC was replaced with Hyper-V. Is there a ...
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Windows 7 VM constantly suspends

I have a Windows 7 Virtual PC that hosts a Windows 7 guest operating system. When I start the VM and log into the Windows 7 guest OS it will suspend every 2-5 seconds. I have to then choose ...
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Testing Active Directory users and groups [closed]

I have an Active Directory instance set up on a VM, and have set up a number of users and groups. I was wondering how I would go about testing this instance e.g. testing the connection, and verifying ...
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Create Virtual Machine templates using Virtual PC

Is there a way to create a Virtual Machine Template from which I can then create virtual machines? What I would like to achieve is: Create a virtual machine using Virtual PC Install all programs ...
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Using a Virtual Machine for Active Directory for application development

I'm developing a .NET application which requires user authentication and role management to happen through Active Directory. I was wondering whether there was a way of installing a test instance of AD ...
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How to setup a virtual test environment for developers?

At my company we are starting to experiment with Windows 8, Visual Studio 11 and Team Foundation Server 11. I want to provide a virtual machine to all developers so they don't have to install the ...
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Windows Server 2003 Server Edition - inside of Virtual PC 2007 SP1 - lost keyboard repeat, want it back

I am using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1. Inside this VM is Windows Server 2003 Server Edition. I use it every day. When I came into work, first day after the New Year's, and without changing any ...
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How to make windows fax work in virtual windows xp mode?

Here is back story: We are updating all our users to Windows 7 and we use an ancient database system called piclan that will only run in windows xp because it relies on the ipx protocol. Pic outputs ...
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How to install Virtual PC 2007 on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition 64 bit?

How to install Virtual PC 2007 on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition 64 bit? When I tried to install it, Windows complained about compatibility issues.
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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, ...
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Virtual PC “The page cannot be displayed” error connecting to iis7.5 site on Win7 host

I setup virtual pc with the Windows XP IE6 VHD to test a site on Windows 7 host. I created a loopback adapter connection on the host. I have several sites on IIS 7.5, I'm able to connect to all of ...
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How to access a server (TCP connection) running in a Virtual PC virtual machine (XP Mode) from the host system?

I have a server application running in an XP Mode virtual machine in Virtual PC. The host system is Windows 7. I can't seem to connect a client running on the host system to this server (over a TCP ...
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Windows Virtual PC File Copy from host very slow

I have a Windows 7 desktop on which I've installed Windows Virtual PC and an instance Windows 7. I also have virtual XP instance on the same host. The problem I am having is that copying files from ...
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Enabling HAV in Guest OS of VMware Workstation

I'm using VMware Workstation and my Host OS is Windows 7 Home Premium. I've installed Win 7 Ultimate as a guest os, it's working perfectly. Both are 64 bit. I need to convert my old XP into a ...
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Microsoft VirtualPC Networking Issue

I am using Microsoft VPC running the supplied microsoft images to test IE6/7. The ip addresses that get assigned to these images are via dhcp and get valid ip addresses in my subnet. They can access ...
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Why MS Virtual PC has the limitation about 16 bits per pixel? Is it possible to hack this up to 24/32 bpp?

I don't get it. Why did they set such limitation? Just want to know the reason. Maybe it can be hacked somehow? Virtual PC version: latest Windows Virtual PC Host OS: Windows 7 x64 Guest OS: Windows ...
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How can I trick VirtualBox and VirtualPC into playing together nicely?

I'm developing a website inside a Ubuntu Karmic VirtualBox machine. I've got some of the front-end design done, and I wanted to test it in some other browsers, so I downloaded Microsoft's Internet ...
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Windows XP Mode won't login without changing network settings

I have a Windows 7 x64 Enterprise system. I've installed Windows XP Mode, Windows Virtual PC, and the update. Everything was running fine for a time, nice integration and all that. I don't run the ...
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Windows 7 virtual machine additions for Linux

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=bf12642f-77dc-4d45-ae4e-e1b05e0a2674 Is the link above, "Virtual Machine Additions for Linux", compatible with Windows 7? There is no ...
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Reserve a USB port in XP Mode

We are running a Windows 7 Professional x64 environment and have some legacy applications that are only suported under Windows XP x86. Most of these run fine, however one of them uses ActiveSync to ...
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How to convert (p2v) a mounted physical drive with or for VMWare Workstation or vCenter Converter?

Several posts (like this one) seem to indicate that if you have a physical hard drive, you can "just" connect it with VMWare and it will be converted in a VMWare virtual machine. I have a physical ...
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Virtual PC is forcing me to use old password and not connecting to network

I am using Windows Virtual PC under Windows 7 Ultimate. My VM starts up fine and goes to the login screen, but when I try to enter my current network password it says it is incorrect. However once I ...
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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 ...
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From virtual machine, access web application on host

I have a Windows Vista 64 bit system (A) which is hosting a Windows XP 32 bit virtual machine (B). I need to call a web page hosted on A, from B (IIS 7). B can't access A. I get a "currently ...
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Windows XP mode: externally configure NIC

We're internally running a lot of stuff on windows xp mode (While upgrading fully to Windows 7), and it is very often required for the people running the xp mode to change their NIC settings to access ...
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Problems running MS Virtual Server/PC on virtualized Server 2003 (on VMWare ESX 3.5)

We have the following setup: A physical server running VMWare ESX 3.5 There are two virtual machines on ESX: both running Windows Server 2003 SP2 (each have 3Gb of RAM and a physical CPU core) I ...
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Virtual PC duplication process

This is the process I use for duplicating a Virtual PC (on Windows 7): 1 - Create a new VPC. 2 - Install Windows 7 on the new VPC. 3 - Configure the new Windows 7 installation (install Windows ...
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Access host disk from Windows 7 Virtual PC

This seems like a simple task, but I need to copy files from my host machine to my virtual PC. I am running Windows 7 Virtual PC. I usually use \tsclient, but that is not working.
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Is it possible at all to install Ubuntu 10.04 on Windows 7 (64-bit) using its Virtual PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: To Run Linux (Ubuntu) on Windows 7, is using Virtual PC one of the best ways? It was said that Win 7's Virtual PC is not suitable for installing Ubuntu 10.04... Is ...
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Networking 2 Virtual PC with one VPC as DHCP server

My host OS is Win XP Professional. The host has a real network connection via DSL and I created a second network connection using Microsoft Loopback Adapter. Internet connection sharing is enabled. ...
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Can VHD from Virtual PC 2007 be mounted under Virtual Server 2005 R2?

I have a virtual hard disk file (VHD) created using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. Can this file be copied to a host running Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 and be used as the basis for creating a new ...
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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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Possible to add an SBS server to an existing domain?

I've got a box with Windows Server 2008 Std installed, and I've created a virtual PC with Windows 2003 Server SBS on it, and am running it through Virtual Server 2005. I've set the new 2003 server up ...
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Cannot connect to SQL2008 in Virtual PC from host Windows7

I have SQL2008 installed on Server2008 in a Virtual Machine (using Microsoft Virtual PC). My host OS is Win7 X64. I've installed SQL Enterprise Manager on the host, but although it sees my SQL server ...
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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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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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Windows 7 & Virtual PC and Internet (gateway) problems on host PC

I upgraded to Windows 7 on a PC that is a few years old. The CPU was one revision away from having Hyper-V on it. So, I had to install Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (v6.0.156.0) to run full XP instances ...
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How to get connection string of a database mirroring?

I want to write to program to connect to a database mirroring, and now I'm confused with the connection string. My database mirroring was installed on three SQL Server instances on three virtual PCs. ...
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VirtualPC Trac appliance

Does anybody know a Trac appliance for VirtualPC? I have seen many in vmware, but i prefer virtualpc.
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Can the built-in XP-mode virtual PC in Windows 7 be converted to VMWare using the vCenter convertor?

We're using XP mode on Windows 7 for software development on Visual Studio 6.0. Got it all installed and it's working fine but now we've realized that MS Virtual PC has no support for USB HID devices ...
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Looking for a virtualization guide, looking to virtualise SBS 2008 and Server 2008 machines

I would like to "play" around and find out more about Virtualisation, mainly for Microsoft servers and PC's. Any good guides or blogs would be great thanks!
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Can a virtual PC find out the identity of its host?

There's a Microsoft Virtual PC instance on my network that runs build scripts and reports problems by sending me an e-mail. I don't what machine it's running on! I can access the machine by Remote ...
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Is it possible to use a VHD for dual boot and VPC?

Using Windows 7 Virtual PC to create a virtual machine, I know you can sysprep the VHD and then you are able to use it to dual boot using the Win7 boot from VHD mode. However can you take that VHD ...
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Convert my Vista installation into a virtual machine

I am a bit of a newb with virtual machines, so go easy on me. I am currently dual-booting Windows 7 and Windows Vista. I want to convert the Vista installation into a virtual machine, and then remove ...
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Setting up domain controller and Active Directory on a Virtual PC [closed]

Excuse my broad question, but I'm a developer that seldom deals with these issues. I would like to set up an environment where I have a domain controller and AD on a VPC, and then authenticate to ...
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What good is a VHD backup if you can't boot the Machine in Virtual PC?

I've read that you cannot boot from the VHD backups that Vista Ultimate / Server 2008 creates. However you can mount them with vhdmount. So if you can't boot it then what good is the VHD backup over ...
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Change Virtual PC RAM after creation

I have created a Virtual PC machine and it is running fine. When I created the virtual machine I gave it 1GB of RAM. I now want to up that to 2GB but cannot find a way to do this for an existing ...
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Multple Virtual PCs on a Laptop

I have two Virtual PC images on my desktop. I need the VMs to be able to communicate with each other because I intend to use them to try out SQL Server Replication. I have configured both VMs to have ...
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What is the host key of Windows 7 Virtual PC and where can you change it?

Does anyone know which key is the host key of Windows 7 Virtual PC and where I could change it to a different one? Before Windows 7 the host key was changed in the option menu of Virtual PC but the ...
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Virtual PC (XPMode) - Setting up Loopback Adapter for guest to talk to host

I have Windows XP running inside Windows 7 via Virtual PC (XPMode). Now I want the IE6 browser inside the virtual XP guest instance to be able to talk to the IIS webserver running in the host OS ...