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    Having sound issues with Vista in VPC? Here's why.

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    In my post on getting Glass working for a Virtual Machine , I spent a little bit of time discussing the graphics card that we emulate, and the reasons why Glass isn't possible on that hardware. There's a similar issue in Vista with the sound card that...
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    The other way around: Running VPC in the February CTP

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    Interested in changing things up and using Virtual PC in the February CTP of Vista? The Virtual PC Guy's got you covered !
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    There's nothing like teamwork...

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    Just wanted to give a quick heads up - yours truly isn't the only blogger on the Virtual Machine team, so you should make some more room on your blogroll. Ben Armstrong (The Virtual PC Guy) maintains an amazing blog here. If you've ever wondered how...
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    Glass in a VM? Sort of...

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    One of the things that a lot of people have asked us about, both inside and outside of Microsoft, is whether or not we're going to support Glass running in a VM. So here's the scoop: the answer is 'sort of'. Here's how it breaks down: Virtual PC...
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    Installing the February CTP under Virtual PC / Virtual Server

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    There haven't really been any changes to the process of installing Vista in a Virtual Machine. As such, I'm just going to include links to the previous posts ( VPC / VS ). Just replace 'December' with 'February' and you should be good to go. One thing...
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    Going Deep with Virtualization on Channel9

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    There are some folks from my team talking about Virtualization over on Channel9 . Very cool!
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    Running Vista under Virtual Server

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    Installing Vista under Virtual Server 2005 R2 is significantly easier than installing under VPC or Virtual Server 2005 RTM. There are two main reasons why: Virtual Server 2005 R2 includes the new version of the Additions that work (but are UNSUPPORTED...
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    Running Vista under Virtual PC

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    Just like the topic says, this post is dedicated to getting Vista going under Virtual PC. I've divided it into two sections, just to make it a bit more readable. Getting Vista Installed The first issue that Virtual PC users are likely to run into...
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    Before We Begin: Setting up your Virtual Hard Disk

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    As I mentioned in my previous post , there's still an issue with Vista installing on blank hard drives, including newly created VHDs. If you try to install it on a totally blank (i.e. unpartitioned and unformatted) disk, you'll be told that Windows...
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    Tips for using the December CTP with Virtual PC / Virtual Server

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    Build 5270 was released yesterday as the December CTP - if you've got access to MSDN or Connect , you should definitely check it out. There are some awesome changes in this build. So, there are probably a fair number of you out there who are interested...
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    Starting Fresh

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    <helloWorldPost> Hi everybody! :: waits for 'Hi Dr. Nick!' :: My name is Mike Kolitz, and I'm a Software Design Engineer in Test on the Virtualization Technologies team at Microsoft. I'm starting this blog to help provide some information...
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