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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Acronis TrueImage .TIB file conversion to .VHD

I've made several backups of older 2000 and XP machines I've phased out over the last year or so. These were done with 'Seagate DiskWizard' from Hiren's Boot CD (Acronis True Image Home (v9.5 I ...
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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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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 ...