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Windows 7: Virtualizing Specific Hardware?

07 Oct 2011   #1
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64
Virtualizing Specific Hardware?

Is there any Virtualization program that can emulate specific hardware? It'd be nice for testing apps on older specs.

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10 Oct 2011   #2

windows 7

This would be very tough. All virtualizers available today only emulate a very small set of standard hardware devices. If your device is USB based, it may work inside a vm. The biggest drawback about vm is the lack of hardware supports.
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12 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64

Well, to be fair, that's also the main benefit of virtualization as well - you can take a virtual machine from (for example) VirtualPC on one PC and move it to another, and the "hardware" in the virtual machine stays the same.
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