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Windows 7: Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine

01 May 2009   #10
JamesY

Win 7 RC1
 
 

Brink

Thanks for the reply. I did unistall VPC 2007 SP1 from my machine earlier today. Here's an asttached screenshot.

Thanks,
James




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Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine-screenshot.png  
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01 May 2009   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hi James,

I could not reproduce what you are seeing at that location, or a option to change it. You might see if reinstalling Windows Virtual PC and restarting the computer may be able to sort it out in case it was just a bad install.
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01 May 2009   #12
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Shawn, thanks for your great tut here, and your help thus far. Can you please help me to be able to see the rest of my system from within the VM. Like another folders, etc. Thanks!!

Shawn, I see that you state that these should be installed, "32-bit (x86) windows_virtual_pc_beta_x86_343649.msu
or
64-bit (x64) windows_virtual_pc_beta_x64_343649.msu"
should it not be these?,
Windows6.1-KB958559-x64
or
Windows6.1-KB958559-x86
Just asking!
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01 May 2009   #13
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JamesY View Post
Does anyone have any idea why I would not see the "Create Virtual Machine" button on my bar. Running RC (upgrade from Vista Ultimate) and I can connect to my old virtual machines just fine.

thx
I have the same problem.
I had VPC 2007 installed, but had to uninstall it to upgrade to 7100 from 7077.
I don't have the Create Virtual Machine button. When I went to \users\mylogin\Documents\My Virtual Machines\New Virtual Machine and double-clicked on an existing .vmc, it opened and works just fine.

I haven't tried my 64 bit install yet, perhaps it's an upgrade bug.
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01 May 2009   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheBull View Post
Shawn, thanks for your great tut here, and your help thus far. Can you please help me to be able to see the rest of my system from within the VM. Like another folders, etc. Thanks!!

Shawn, I see that you state that these should be installed, "32-bit (x86) windows_virtual_pc_beta_x86_343649.msu
or
64-bit (x64) windows_virtual_pc_beta_x64_343649.msu"
should it not be these?,
Windows6.1-KB958559-x64
or
Windows6.1-KB958559-x86
Just asking!

Those were the only names I have seen for the files at MSDN and TechNet to download, but KB958559 is the update that it installs. Were the ones you had from an official MS site? If not, they may have just been renamed by whoever posted them.

Double check all of the items listed in the WARNING box at the top of the tutorial to make sure that you are meeting all of the requirements. You might also double check the virtual machine's settings to make sure that the drive that the files on is not set as disabled.
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01 May 2009   #15
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Hi Shawn, this from within the original pdf file from Microsoft, I quote,
"Windows Virtual PC Evaluation Guide
Microsoft Corporation Published: April 2009"

"Install Windows Virtual PC
This section explains how to install Windows Virtual PC.
To install Windows Virtual PC 1. Install the update package:
a. Double-click the file, Windows6.1-KB958559-plaftform.msu, where platform is either x86 or x64."

And this is what I downloaded,

Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine-vm.jpg

I installed this, and it is worth the mention that it definately works. But would not have been able to do it without your tutorial though!


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01 May 2009   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, I have the same .doc file, but did not see anywhere to download them with that name. That may eventually be the official name of them come the 5th. I'll verify on the 5th to make sure and make any changes to the tutorial as needed though.
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02 May 2009   #17
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

brink you can also bring up the create the virtual machine by
typing in the start menu

%windir%\system32\vpcwizard.exe
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02 May 2009   #18
TheKingNL

Windows 7 - 7100 - x64
 
 

Will the RTM version support 64-bit guests? Or does Windows Virtual PC not support this? (Like VPC 2007)
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02 May 2009   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
brink you can also bring up the create the virtual machine by
typing in the start menu

%windir%\system32\vpcwizard.exe
Thank you Mike. It has been added.
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