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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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1answer
987 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, ...
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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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1answer
526 views

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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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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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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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, 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
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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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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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5answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
999 views

Not able to ping or tracert when using NAT on Virtual PC 2007

I finally figured out how to get internet access on a Windows 7 guest running on Virtual PC 2007, as described here. But one I don't get. I am not able to ping or tracert anything. Google.com for ...
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3answers
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Windows Licensing for Virtual Machine (VirtualPC) Usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We're looking to implement a continuous integration/build machine process that will build our product and deploy ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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Easiest way to evaluate Varnish using virtualized linux guest on Windows XP host?

I have seen a lot of interesting references to Varnish and would like to play with it. However, I run Windows XP and don't have an extra machine available to run linux, nor do I have much linux ...
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7answers
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Problem booting virtual machine after converting VMDK to VHD

I used the VMWare VCenter Converter Standalone Client to convert a physical drive on my old PC to a virtual drive. The conversion worked fine and I ended up with a valid VMDK file. Next, I wanted to ...
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8answers
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Best way to keep a MS DOS application alive? (Virtual MS DOS)

I have a good old DOS application which is still required to run. Unfortunately the PC is dying and needs to be replaced. The PC was running Windows 98 and the software was executed in a MS Dos ...
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Run virtual machines without a host

I know that I can have virtualization software (Virtual Box, Virtual PC) running on Ubuntu or Windows and run guest operating systems in it. Is it possible to run virtual machines without a host OS? ...
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2answers
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How can I create a Virtual Harddrive off an existing installation?

I have a working Windows Server 2003 (Small Business Edition) and I'd like to create a virtual machine of this installation. I'm planning to use MS Virtual Server. How can I get this done?