Posts under Virtual tag.

Download VirtualBox and get into the world of Virtualization

Oracle VM VirtualBox is a powerful and free x86 virtualization package for enterprise as well as home use. It was originally created by a software company named Innotek GmbH, which was then purchased by Sun Microsystem. It is now being developed […]

Introduction to Virtualization

As a user some of you may be nonplussed by the two terminologies which appear now almost at every  technical site:  Cloud Computing and Virtualization. We had covered introductory articles on Cloud Computing but Virtualization has not been covered here. […]

How to install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

In the previous article of this series, I discussed about the new features introduced by Microsoft in Windows Virtual PC. Now moving further in this article I’ll discuss the methodology of installing and using Windows XP Mode in an easy […]

Working with Windows XP Mode for Windows 7

Windows XP Mode, a feature in Windows 7 (available to use with Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate versions) is a virtual Windows XP environment which is ready to use with Windows Virtual PC. It is specially designed to helps small businesses upgrade to Windows […]

Giveaway: Prayaya V3 – Portable Virtual Operating System

Prayaya V3 is a smart technology that allows you to take your entire PC on a USB drive or any other removable storage device.  By hooking the kernel of PC and redirecting file operations, Prayaya V3 virtualizes an operating system […]

Windows SteadyState alternatives for Windows 7/8/10

You may have read earlier that Microsoft has decided to discontinue downloads of the very useful Windows SteadyState after this year. While one can always achieve a Steady State in Windows 7 using Group Policy, native Windows 7 features, and […]

Guide to Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

This VHD Guide from Microsoft describes the scenarios that guided the development of this feature, detailed steps about how to employ the functionality, including image creation, deployment, and maintenance, and the associated tools, scripts, and APIs, you use to create […]

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Virtualize & run Internet Explorer 6 or Internet Explorer 7 in Windows 7

Microsoft has released a whitepaper on Solutions for Virtualizing & running older versions of Internet Explorer in Windows 7. This white paper provides information to help you select the Internet Explorer virtualization alternative that is appropriate for your organization. Guide […]

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Deploying Virtual Desktops – Guides from Microsoft

These 4 Guides, for Windows Server 2008 R2, from Microsoft will help you to learn how to set up a virtual desktop pool and connect to the pool by using RemoteApp and Desktop Connection; how to set up a personal […]

Deploying Windows XP Mode – Download Guide from Microsoft

Windows XP Mode is a new benefit of Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. It helps small and midsize businesses upgrade to Windows 7 by providing a virtual Windows XP environment in which they can run many Windows XP-compatible business […]

Dexpot: Create & manage virtual desktops on Windows PC

Dexpot is a virtual desktop manager that allows you to create multiple, virtual desktops and increase the work area of your screen by up to 20 times. Each virtual desktop is independent from the others & can have its own […]

Add Attach & Detach option to context menu of VHD files

VHD Attach is small tool that adds Attach and Detach option to right click context menu of Virtual disk (VHD) files. Add Attach & Detach option to VDH context menu This tool enables those operations to be done easily, without […]


File & Registry Virtualization in Windows 7/8/10

Beginning with Windows Vista, Microsoft virtualized some files & the registry. Virtualization basically means that applications are prevented from writing to System Folders in Windows file system and ALSO to the ‘machine wide keys’ in the registry. File & Registry […]

Will your CPU support Windows 7 XP Mode ?

Windows XP Mode is specifically designed to help small businesses move to Windows 7. Windows XP Mode provides you with the flexibility to run many older productivity applications on a Windows 7 based PC. But will your PC support the […]