Figure 3-15: Console be gone: Windows Virtual PC is managed from a simple explorer.
The Create a virtual machine wizard (see Figure 3-16) can create new virtual environments using an existing virtual disk, or, more likely, by creating a new one from scratch."We are investigating the issue to determine the cause said company spokesman Jerry Bryant in an e-mail today.And though it doesn't ship on the disc with Windows 7, it can only be installed on Windows.Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions which allow you to run multiple Windows environments such as Windows XP Mode, etc from your Windows 7 desktop.But what really makes Windows Virtual PC special is that those integration components allow compatible operating systems to publish their applications into the host PC environment.You can manually publish built-in Windows XP apps using the following workaround: launch Windows XP Mode, right-click the XP Start menu, and choose Open All Users.Tip: Windows Virtual PC is the latest version of Microsoft's venerable Virtual PC product line.Noticeably absent from this list, incidentally, is any form of Linux.When all else fails, a new Windows 7 feature can come to the rescue.Remember: you're running two operating systems and any number of applications simultaneously.Because new versions of Windows are often incompatible with legacy applications, a virtual machine environment running an older version of Windows and those incompatible legacy applications can be quite valuable.Chaque machine virtuelle possède ses propriétés, et les périphériques émulés peuvent être paramétrés ou désactivés (vous pvouez ainsi couper l'accès à internet, donner plus ou moins de mémoire, configurer les accès aux disques durs de Windows 7, etc.) : Le poste de travail de Windows.Features such as the Program Compatibility Wizard and the Program Compatibility Assistant can force older Windows applications to run fine in Windows.SecurAble peut vous donner des indications.Intel Microprocessor, supports Hardware-Assisted Virtualization, core 2 Duo E6300, 6320, 6400, 6420, manual xadrez idel becker 6540, and 6550.And with AMD it's simply called AMD Virtualization (AMD-V).
KB977206 for Windows 7 systems which removes this prerequisite and the system becomes able to run Windows XP Mode and Virtual.
For typical PCs today, that means loading up with 4GB.