Virtual PC

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Yup, jumped on the twitter thing.  Good way to post and get information.  Stop by and follow.

Internet TV FREE utility, much like RSS and Tivo

I just discovered this FREE tool the other day.  It’s kinda like Tivo and a RSS reader for Internet video.  There’s some great techie stuff out there.   Take a look, there’s over 4000 channel’s. Download http://www.getmiro.com/ Here’s a great Miro Channel https://miroguide.com/channels/4832

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 update

A new version of MS Virtual PC 2007 just came out in order to support the following. Additonal Guest Operating System support: Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Business Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Server® 2008 Standard Windows XP … Continue reading

Mouse pointer integration with Virtual PC 2007 and XP SP3

I decided to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 in a Virtual PC 2007 session.  Everything came up fine but the mouse point integration breaks with XP SP3.  Mouse point integration is when you can simply drag your mouse from your host to guest and back out again without having to hit the ALT key.  … Continue reading

How To Convert Your Virtual PC’s To VMWare Workstation

Here’s a good article on how to do this.  VERY EASY! http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_import_virtual_server_and_pc_to_vmware.htm

Virtual PC Snapshots…..ugh

I’m going to have to start using VMWare Workstation for the snapshot features.  MS Virtual PC doesn’t have an easy way to do snapshots as VMWare does.  I know…it’s free and VMWare Workstation is 189.00 bucks.  Maybe one day VMWare will make Workstation free.  Let’s hope so.

Virtual PC 2007 Boot Order

I found this article the other day when playing around with PXE booting and BDD 2007.  In order to build an image your reference machine needs to PXE to a WinPE environment.  Check this out, this explains how to get your Virtual PC 2007 machine to PXE.  Thanks http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2007/03/13/understanding-boot-order-with-virtual-pc-2007.aspx

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 Released

The new version of Microsoft’s Virtual PC was just released. For those of you that aren’t sure whether or not you should upgrade to Vista or not give it a shot in a virtual environment. This version does support Vista unlike the previous 2004 version. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx More information can be found here. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/overview.mspx

Generating A New SID For A Virtual Domain

Recently I built a virtual domain environment and ran across a small issue. My plan was to build two seperate servers. The first server I built was an AD domain controller and the other my SMS server. I ran across an issue when I copied the first vhd file over too a new location and … Continue reading

Microsoft Virtual PC and Fedora Core 6

Have you ever wanted to create a virtual image of Linux on Microsoft’s Virtual PC, but got stuck with a strange looking video display. After digging and digging around on the net I finally found an answer. The issue is that the driver that comes with Virtual PC can’t handle 24 bit video resolution, which … Continue reading