Posts under Virtual tag.

How do I delete a Virtual Drive in Windows 10

Virtual Drives in Windows 10 have functions, similar to external hard drives, and they can be used for various purposes. However, once their purpose is served, they may no longer be required. In such cases, you may want to delete […]

How to use Windows Sandbox and Virtual Machines together

How to use Windows Sandbox and VMWare or VirtualBox together

Windows Sandbox makes use of the Hyper-V feature to run on a Windows 10 computer. But when this is enabled any third-party virtualization software cannot be run. This includes software like VMWare, VirtualBox and so on. But this limitation can […]

VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible

VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible

If you have enabled Hyper-V previously and you are trying to install VMware or any other virtual machine creator, you may confront an error – VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible. Users face such an issue since Windows 10 […]

What is SLAT? How to enable Second Level Address Translation in BIOS?

SLAT or Second Level Address Translation is a technology that works with Hyper-V. It is supported by both Intel and AMD processors. It is called Extended Page Table (EPT) in Intel processors and Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI) in the AMD processors. In this post we […]

Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop Service offers Windows on the cloud

As more, and more enterprise are moving to the cloud, Microsoft has introduced Windows Virtual Desktop. It helps a company deploy and scale Windows and Office on Azure with no comprise in security and compliance. Imagine this as Windows on […]

VirtualBox displays Black screen and not Booting guest OS

If you are trying to boot a guest operating system, but VirtualBox displays a black screen without any text or mouse cursor, here are a couple of solutions you can try. There is a specific setting that VirtualBox requires. If […]

How to use dual monitor with VMware virtual machine

VMware does not allow you to use more one monitor for any guest operating system. However, you can bypass this default setting and use dual monitor with VMware virtual machine. Irrespective of which OS you have installed in the virtual […]

How to enable Windows Sandbox in VMware Workstation

You can enable and use Windows Sandbox in VMware guest operating system running Windows 10. However, you cannot use a nested virtual machine on Windows unless you have and enable certain functionality related to your processor. That is the reason, […]

How to open and use BIOS in VMware Workstation

If you are using VMware Workstation to create a virtual machine and you want to access BIOS settings, then this post will show you how to do it. With the help of these steps, you will be able to access […]

VMware Workstation fails to enter Unity mode

VMware Workstation cannot enter Unity mode

If when you are trying to open the Unity mode in VMware Workstation, you see this message, then this post will help you troubleshoot the issue: The virtual machine cannot enter Unity mode because: The guest operating system does not […]

Install VMware Tools on guest operating system

How to install VMware Tools on guest operating system

VMware is among the well-known virtual machine software. It allows you to install a package of utilities called VMware Tools. By installing this package, you will get quite better performance related to graphics, sound, and management. If you want to […]

How to create a Virtual Hard Disk on Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can create, use, attach & manipulate Virtual Hard Disk Files (VHD’s) as though they are real disks. This allows Virtual PC users to be able to mount their virtual disks within a live Windows installation without […]

How to move windows across Virtual Desktops on Windows 10

Windows 10 introduced built-in functionality for Virtual Desktops. Even if you don’t use multiple monitors, virtual desktops can be very handy when you want to switch from work to play or vice versa. You can create many virtual desktops and […]