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Windows 7: I cant install Windows Virtual PC

20 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
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But then i need license for XP, or not?
By default, you would need a license for XP to use under Sun Virtual Box. However, another member on this site publishes an application called VMLite and this product has a plug-in which allows you to convert the XP Mode version into a format that Sun VirtualBox can use. You still need Windows 7 Pro, Enterprise or Ultimate in order to be able to use and convert this XPMode version.

Another option is to use VMWare Player 3.0. You can also convert the XPMode virtual machine natively within this application. So, once you have downloaded and installed XP Mode, you can install VMWare Player 3.0, click on File and you will see an option to convert XPMode. Personally, this is the method that I choose to use. I just find it cleaner and a bit better than Sun Virtualbox and don't have to screw around with the VMLite add-ons to get the XPMode vm working.
I have installed VMware Player 2.5. I will look for new version and I will try it.
Thanks fo answers.

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