USB Architecture in Windows Virtual PC

Some old legacy devices may not have driver support for newer operating systems (Windows® Vista and beyond). Windows® Virtual PC (WVPC) makes it possible to use these devices in Windows® 7, using Windows® XP Mode. Users can, at the same time, utilize the benefits of newer and secure features of Windows® 7. In this article,…

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Networking in Windows Virtual PC

This article will briefly explain how Networking works and the configuration options for Networking in Windows® Virtual PC (WVPC). The Virtual PC host application emulates Intel DEC 21140A network cards. Each Virtual Machine (VM) can have up to four such emulated network cards. The ‘Create Virtual Machine wizard’ in WVPC attaches by default one or…


Using a Host Guest communication channel in Windows Virtual PC

Host Guest Communication  In Windows® Virtual PC (WVPC), the virtual machine (guest) and the Windows 7 host need to communicate with each other for sharing data, devices and functionality, such as clipboard sharing, printer sharing, file system and drive sharing, Start menu integration and file association with virtual apps. Such communication is also necessary for…

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