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Windows 7: Virtual machine challenges!

01 May 2009   #1
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 
Virtual machine challenges!

Can someone please give me some advice? I installed a Virtual Machine on my system, no problem! The 1'st issue is that I can't seem to get aero enabled, the second is that I can't see any other hard drives or folders within the Virtual Machine. I would like to be able to open some files or folders that is on the host OS. Is that not possible?

Any help will be greatly apreciated!!


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01 May 2009   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

You wont get aero on a virtual machine. typically virtual machines are limited to 16-bit colours.

You have to set up or mount the other drives manually in the control panel. Make sure the virtual OS is off while your changing settings.
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02 May 2009   #3
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Swarfega, how do I do that?
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02 May 2009   #4
z3r010

 

Bull, have you done No.14 from the tutorial - Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine
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02 May 2009   #5
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

I did!
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02 May 2009   #6
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

OK, I want to try this 1 more time. I want to delete or uninstall the virtual machine I just created, and start from scratch. How do I uninstall the current virtual machine?
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