Windows Virtual PC is the virtualization program for Microsoft Windows formerly known as Connectix Virtual PC or Microsoft Virtual PC.

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Importing a hyper-v exported image

My google-fu is failing me. Badly. One of my clients sent me a Hyper-V exported VM which constitutes a bunch of VHDs and an XML file (which I assume is the machine definition file). Try as I might, ...
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Can the name “localhost” in a virtual machine be mapped to IP of host machine?

I have a virtual machine image (using Virtual PC) of Windows XP/IE6 from Microsoft's "modern IE" website. This virtual machine is hosted by a Windows 7 machine. I have a local web application on the ...
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Virtual PC - Windows XP Mode - Capturing hostname from guest?

I'm in the process of creating an auto-deploy customised Windows XP mode using Windows Virtual PC, I'm trying to get the guest to be named based on the hosts name but I'm not sure how the guest can ...
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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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Virtual PC Locks Everyone Out with a “To log into this remote computer…” error

Context: Host Machine: Dell Dimension Windows 7 32-bit Guest Machine: Windows 7 32-bit Running on an external hard drive Preceding Steps: I made a copy of an existing VM that had no password ...
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Are there differences between a .vhd file created in Hyper-V compared to a .vhd created in Win 7?

I recently tried to boot a virtual machine in Windows 7 Virtual PC after the .vhd file was created inside Hyper-V. But Win 7 Virtual PC would not completely boot the virtual computer. Can a .vhd ...
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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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Can WIndows Virtual PC run both XP-Mode and other VHDs?

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, and I'd like to use Windows Virtual PC to run both XP-Mode and other VHDs I've created. Is it possible to do both?
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Maximum Running VM's in Virtual PC 2007

I'm trying to find out what is the maximum number of virtual machines I can run at the same time in Virtual PC 2007 but I can't seem to find this information on the Microsoft website. Does anyone ...
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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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Does Windows Virtual PC automatically use hardware virtualization if it's available

I'm underwhelmed by the performance of the XP VM that was provided by IT along with my win7 install. Because it's a generic company wide image I'm wondering if it might be stuck running in software ...
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How can I convert a physical machine to a Windows Virtual PC machine (possibly using SCVMM)

I've got a physical machine which I'd like to convert to a virtual machine. I've done this P2V process a number of times onto Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V by using System Centre Virtual Machine ...
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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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Problem with Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 on XP

I have installed and run Virtual PC 2007 and have a virtual instance running, but the Virtual PC program 'stopped working' on my host machine. I have installed and used Micrsoft Virtual PC 2007 on a ...
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Virtual PC network connection setting issue

I am using Virtual PC 2007 on Windows Vista Enterprise x86. My confusion is about the network setting for guest OS. In the network setting, I can set the network adaptor of guest OS to one of my ...
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where to download Virtual PC addins?

I am using Virtual PC 2007 on Windows Vista Enterprise x86. I need Virtual PC addins to enable functions like shared folder between host and guest OS. But I am very surprised I can not find a ...