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Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
My 3 rules for improving perf. 1. Add more RAM ...

My 3 rules for improving perf.
1. Add more RAM
2. Add more RAM
3. If there are any empty memory sockets , add RAM.

With XP mode it is always a compromise because adding memory to the VM takes...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 13,917
Posted By James O'Neill
Sorry to blame the hardware on this one, but I've...

Sorry to blame the hardware on this one, but I've had USB serial devices working with some pretty old software (getting data out of a 10 year old scuba diving watch with a serial-only interface ) ....
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By James O'Neill
Tony, no this is not expected behavior and none...

Tony, no this is not expected behavior and none of the Microsoft folks in this "event" have heard it before.

If it is something you are able to reproduce I'd like to get you to open a support...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 6,076
Posted By James O'Neill
The KB part is Windows Virtual PC. If it says it...

The KB part is Windows Virtual PC. If it says it can't work on this computer it is probably because virtualization is not enabled in the Computer's BIOS or the processor does not have the necessary...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,722
Posted By James O'Neill
Drivers for Printers ?? There is folder...

Drivers for Printers ??

There is folder for each OS on a print server. If you run 32 bit Server 2003 and 32 bit XP they use the same driver and there is nothing to setup. If you want Server 2003...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
We've heard this feedback, so it is one of the...

We've heard this feedback, so it is one of the many things that are under consideration for the future. Unfortunately we can't share anything new on future features at the moment, so it's not...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
I understand the pain of this. In the past I have...

I understand the pain of this. In the past I have installed Virtual PC / Virtual Server on a hyperV box (not fast, not supported and not recommended) so I can boot the VM up, remove the old...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
Just be aware we have Virtual PC 2007 and newer...

Just be aware we have Virtual PC 2007 and newer better Windows Virtual PC which is based on the same technology. Both have variants for 64 bit host operating systems but they can only support 32 bit...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
We'll take a note of that one and see if we can...

We'll take a note of that one and see if we can get it in as change for a later version.
You could prevent it by disabling clipboard integration but that is not a nice answer
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 12,704
Posted By James O'Neill
The simple answer. No. The more complex...

The simple answer. No.
The more complex answer. What ever OS you are printing from needs a driver which will present the printer to the applications - you can share a printer over the network but...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
When I tested this on Windows Virtual PC it...

When I tested this on Windows Virtual PC it showed as Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth in Sounds and Audio Devices.
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
VHD files themselves have a much bigger size...

VHD files themselves have a much bigger size limit
The emulated IDE controller has a maxiumum drive size of 127GB : in virtual *server* you can use a SCSI controller to get round this limit (and...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
In virtual PC settings you shuld be able map a...

In virtual PC settings you shuld be able map a host physical port through to the Guest - I've just tried this with a bluetooth GPS puck which shows up as COM4 in the host OS so there doesn't seem to...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
I know this is a little late, but yes - Download...

I know this is a little late, but yes - Download Windows XP Mode (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx). I'm using it as we speak. Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

Yes I know this is...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 13,276
Posted By James O'Neill
You should be able to copy the VHD file from one...

You should be able to copy the VHD file from one machine to another.
Be aware that Windows XP mode uses differencing disks and you will run into difficulties if the location of the parent VHD - or...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,426
Posted By James O'Neill
I'm James O'Neill, Microsoft UK evangelist...

I'm James O'Neill, Microsoft UK evangelist covering virtualization - looking forward to the questions.
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By James O'Neill
You can download Windows Virtual PC or any of the...

You can download Windows Virtual PC or any of the third party VMs. However the home editions of Win7 don't include a licence for a second OS to run in VM, so you need (a) installation media and (b) a...
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