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Windows 7: Virtual PC Beta Causing BSOD

19 May 2009   #11

Windows 7 RC1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
No worries - you didn't identify yourself as a professional, so I had no way of knowing - so I assumed (and erred).

Seeing the number of posts about the Beta VPC being goofy, I'd say that you're assumptions are correct - it simply is not working correctly.

I say chuck it and go with VirtualBox....
hehe no probs, I should of been more clear in my post but was rushing in a rage that only Microsoft could induce

I can't say i've ever used VirtualBox, does it allow you to use more of your machines hardware such as the Sound and Graphic card? Or are they generic devices?

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19 May 2009   #12


unfortunately, both are generic devices - but VBox allows for DirectSound use for the sound, or a generic 16bit (?) sound device, and for graphics I think you can adjust the video memory to a max of 128 MB....

If someone could figure out a viable solution for full hardware virtualization without having to pay tons of money I'd be there in a heartbeat - it would certainly make my life easier, seeing as I have a pair of GTX 260s, with each monitor plugged into its own card....
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