• Windows 8 Virtual PC

    Microsoft has added several new features to Windows virtual pc to make it easy to use and to help you many older windows XP and Windows 7 applications in Windows 8. In fact, Microsoft theoretically doesn't allow Virtual PC to even run on anything but Windows 7, XP or the three more exalted editions of Windows 8. That's not to say Virtual PC doesn't run there, anyway, however. And, fortunately, the installation procedure is the same for Virtual PC whether you're licensed for Windows 7 or Windows 8. For many computer newbie, how to best configure windows 8 virtual pc to work for us is quite difficult. Here I will introduce some important operation steps:

    1. Check your processor

    Intel and AMD have both built hooks into their processors that allow the host and guest operating system (the virtual machine) to trade off tasks more smoothly. Before download virtual pc, you should make sure your computer can digest it. About this part, Microsoft provides a free utility to check your processor.

    2. Download virtual PC

    Then you should pay more attention to the difference of Windows 8 64 bit or 128 bit. Virtual Pc cares about the difference. Either way, get the right edition for your machine. For example, VirtualBox, one kind of "virtual PC" software, can help you to run two or more Windows, DOS, LINUX system on one computer at the same time. Compared to “multi-start” system, it has adopted completely different concepts. Multi-start system can only run one system in a moment and you need to restart the computer when you want to switch system. VirtualBox can really provide multiple operating systems “simultaneously” running on the main system platform, just like switching the standard windows applications. It is extremely convenient for you, because you can make a virtual partition and configuration on every operating system without affecting the real hard disk data, even connect several virtual machines to a local area network through the NIC.

    3. Build up your VM

    After the installation package download job have been finished, launch it and follow instructions. Then click the Start menu and find Virtual PC. It will launch a Wizard that offers the choice of opening an existing virtual PC, creating one with default settings or will walk you through the process of configuring one yourself.

    It is impossible to introduce the virtual pc installation step by step. In fact, the whole installation process is quite simple if you follow the installation instructions. Only one thing you should keep in mind is that the VM doesn't know it's not the only computer on your computer, so when you click on anything in its window, will capture the cursor and not let it go again, which would be really embarrassing if anyone wandered in to see why you were cursing at your laptop.

    If you want to get more Windows 8 virtual pc information, please pay more attention to this forum. It is a newsletter of windows 8 and will provide a few more warnings and tips for Windows 8 usage.

    Note: VMware doesn't support Windows 8 Developer Preview Edition, but VirtualBox does. So please go and search latest VirtualBox for Windows 8 for your Windows 8 Virtual PC
    Windows 8 Virtual PC is owned by Windows 8 Forums. NO COPY IS ALLOWED!
    Home > Windows 8 Virtual PC
  • Recent Forum Posts

    blanc

    Seeking help for can't shut down and sound system down everyday 1st time switch on desktop

    Hello everyone,

    I started to have this problem since 2 months ago.

    Everyday the first time I turn on my desktop computor, after 30mins to 1hr several problems will occur.

    1. Can't shut down...

    blanc 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Drew

    Re: Big Problem With WiFi

    Technically, McAfee was offered by Acer. There was no obligation to used it. The choice existed to go w/ it OR decline & machine would have used WD. Maybe, when comes time to pay to renew consider...

    Drew 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    isaccasi

    Re: Big Problem With WiFi

    Hello Drew.
    I have Optimized My System,and McAfee internet security Is part of the computer(Acer V5)and since then i have not got any problems,i just have to forget my livesafe subscription,thanks...

    isaccasi 8 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Drew

    Sum Greater Than the Parts, AKA Combine Features

    A) Some people have said Multiple Desktops & Task View is silly or unnecessary or 'geeky' when I suggested it could be put to good use.

    B) Windows 10 allows some funky snapping. 1/2 screen or 1/4...

    Drew 2 Days Ago Go to last post
    Drew

    Good for 1, good for all

    Someone in another forum asked if there was a way to have constant, fingertip, access to All Control Panel Items rather than just the Category view. Thought I would share my answer to them w/ y'all...

    Drew 2 Days Ago Go to last post
Featured Pages:    Windows 8 | Windows 8 Forum | Windows 8 Install | Windows 8 Error | Windows 8 Download | Windows 8 System Requirements | Windows 8 Themes | Windows 8 Key | Windows 8 Drivers
Windows 8 Security | Windows 8 Hardware | Windows 8 Networking | Windows 8 Performance | Windows 8 Sound | Windows 8 Tutorials | Windows 8 Virtualization
Virtual Desktop Windows 8 | Windows 8 Registry | Windows 8 Backup | Windows 8 Recovery | Windows 8 Restore | Windows 8 Firewall | Windows 8 Aero Theme | Windows 8 Blue Screen Windows 8 Activation| SEO by Web Profits