Microsoft Virtual PC

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by LittleBigMods, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. LittleBigMods
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    LittleBigMods GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm trying to use Virtual PC to run a x32 version of either XP or Windows 7. The computer I'm using is running a x64 version of 7 (Home Premium).

    Unfortunately, MS says that I'd have to upgrade to Professional or Ultimate to use XP in Virtual PC. Is there any other way that I can emulate a x32 environment with a x64 OS?
     
  2. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    Maybe virtual box or vmware.
     
  3. Mazor

    Mazor Z80 master arch

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    There exists various VM software. VirtualBox is one, it's free. Various benchmarks show non-free VMware offering better performance.

    Either (and most likely any other VM software) will work fine on a 64-bit host.
     
  4. LittleBigMods
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    LittleBigMods GBAtemp Regular

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    Using Virtual Box and it's great [​IMG] Thanks!
     
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