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How to run Windows 7 on a Virtual machine

How to run Windows 7 on a Virtual machine

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As many of us are really excited to run & see Windows 7 in action,

Virtual PC Console

I found this very useful step-by-step guide made by a colleague (Brian Keller)

Things to keep in mind:

  • Install SP1 on Virtual PC 2007
  • Use Windows Vista as the virtual OS
  • Dedicate half of your physical ram for your virtual machine


Read the full story here & enjoy !


Link to: Brian Keller: Technical Evangelist for Team System : Installing the Windows 7 Beta with Virtual PC 2007 SP1

  • Why anyone would use a virtual machine?

    Windows 7 is so great that you should defenetely install them on a physical machine ;-).

  • Totally agree, Kostas ! I received so many positive feedback that I really need to install it on a clean machine !!

  • I use it on virtual machine because not all drivers etc are supported in win 7 yet...

  • I upgraded over a Vista Ultimate and everything worked smoothly. No issues, no problems whatsoever, and now it's even faster ;)

  • Works kinda good in a VM on Vista, I think I'll give it a try on the macbook when I have a moment :P

  • how come they don't have a virtual PC or vitual Win 7 for running under win 98/ME ?

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