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Windows 7: Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine

04 Jun 2009   #30
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

When you type in the command darkassain points out there you should immediately see the initial prompt appear like this. Once the XP mode is up and running you then see the second image shown here.




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04 Jun 2009   #31
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RileyRandom View Post
i cant find the vpcwizard :/ idk what build im running i disabled the water mark and cant remember how to check
Hello Riley,

Have you already installed Windows Virtual PC and descibed in the NOTE box at the top of the tutorial?
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09 Sep 2009   #32
whosebrian

vista home premium sp1
 
 

Is it possible to use my vintage xp install disc as it is when using VPC 2007?
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09 Sep 2009   #33
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Brian, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, but you will be best to create a ISO file of the XP install disc using a program like Ultra ISO first, then you can can use that ISO to create a VM in VPC.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Sep 2009   #34
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

It's a fair while since I used VPC2007, but, if I remember correctly, I installed Win98SE on there straight from the installation disk.
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09 Sep 2009   #35
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Vista and later the 7 upgrade by custom install on the vhd was from dvd. When already having the vhd created for a custom installation like this you start the VPC with the intended bootable disk in the drive to see that start loading instead of the XP mode if on.

Live cds for GParted as well as live distros will boot this way just as if you were booting from the optical drive while still being in Windows. 98 would be a bit touchy there however due to the 512mb memory limitation for seeing a direct install. For that an iso might work better.
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20 Nov 2009   #36
alanmara

windows 7
 
 
XP Mode

hi, I've installed XP Mode, now I'm wondering what to do if I would like to install another VM, lets say with windows 2003 standard. Can't do it? Have to use Vmware client?
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20 Nov 2009   #37
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Alan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry, but yes you would have to use another VM program like Vmware if it supports Windows 2003 Standard (Server??). Windows Virtual PC only supports the guest (virtual machines) in the warning box at the of the tutorial.
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20 Nov 2009   #38
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Hello alanmara Welcome to SF!

I have to agree with the caution there having been able to get the 32bit Vista and 32bit 7 Release Candidate running on the Virtual PC with a custom option of creating a new separate VHD(virtual hard disk) in order to custom install Windows on those. For previous versions VM ware and other programs can be run even at the same time the XP Mode is up provided you have the hardware resources like memory available.

VM ware, VM Player, and even the SUN Virtual Box are alternate wares for the older versions there.
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07 Dec 2009   #39
Tawa

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hey, nice tutorial,

I have a problem, right when I click on Create Virtual Machine,



Any way to fix this?

It's a Toshiba A305 Laptop
Core2Duo 1.83GHz
4GB RAM
320GB HDD
Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family - VGA
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
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