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Windows 7: How do you start Windows Virtual PC w/o XP Mode

09 Nov 2009   #11
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jim0933 View Post
When you navigate to the folder: "C:\Users\YourName\Virtual Machines" and look on the menu bar, you'll find an option "Create Virtual Machine" as shown in the attached image file. That is where you'll go to create a Vista VM or any other such as Linux, etc.

Good luck.

Jim Pickering
So that's where they're hiding it. Thanks!


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10 Nov 2009   #12
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there

1) SWITCH OFF Integration Mode

2) Now Virtual PC runs just like any other application - Create new Virtual machine etc -- just like vmware or vbox.

Whilst you've got Integration enabled you are locked in to XP mode and can't run any other virtual machines.

(If you need multiple virtual machiness consider vmware server or vbox - both faster and FREE).

cheers

jimbo
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10 Nov 2009   #13
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I found a new lease of VM life with Virtual PC 2007. Using w7 to create a .VHD, i then use that on VPC 2007 (hosted on Xp) and i'm very impressed and amazed of how easy it was to setuo. boots up ALOT faster than XPM.
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11 Nov 2009   #14
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
Hi there

1) SWITCH OFF Integration Mode

2) Now Virtual PC runs just like any other application - Create new Virtual machine etc -- just like vmware or vbox.

Whilst you've got Integration enabled you are locked in to XP mode and can't run any other virtual machines.

(If you need multiple virtual machiness consider vmware server or vbox -

Turning off the Integration Features didn't do it. Why not Jim Pickering's simple suggestion?
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