VirtualBox runs well enough under normal circumstances, but once you start moving VHDs around, it might spit out errors. Here’s how to fix a common problem after moving a VHD.
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Many users run into problems when it comes to attaching physical media to their virtual machines over USB. This guide will show you the simplest way to make it work.
Windows 8 Pro has Hyper-V technology, which comes from the Server 2008 family. This lets you set up and manage virtual machines.
Hyper-V technology in Windows 8 Pro lets you create and manage virtual machines. To use it, your system’s CPU needs SLAT virtualization technology.
Are you a Mac user looking to run Windows or Linux in a virtual environment? If yes then you will want to read my review of Parallels 7 for Mac.
Install Windows 8 as a VirtualBox VM is a great option if you’re looking to test things out before jumping 100% into VM. Here’s how it works.
We can all agree that when it comes to virtual disc drives, Slysoft’s Virtual Clone Drive is king of the hill. But, if you’re looking for an alternative that does things a little differently –Pismo could be it. This groovy app is extremely lightweight (just like Virtual Clone Drive is) and actually has more features […]
Why choose between Windows and Ubuntu when you can have the best of both worlds? For the last few days I’ve been running both simultaneously on my dual screen desktop, and I have to say it is pretty darn groovy. Using Virtualbox you can setup a virtual machine (VM) that will run on the 2nd […]
Ever wanted a virtual sandbox to install unpredictable software, risky downloads, registry hacks, and other capricious things you wouldn’t put your real computer through? We’ve covered how to do a few things in Microsoft’s Virtual PC in the past, but this time we’ll look at how to set up a free groovy alternative: VirtualBox. […]
Great news for all you groovyReaders who haven’t got a new PC yet this year. Microsoft has just announced that they will be making Windows 7 XP mode available to more users. To kick start this plan they’ve released an update which removes the requirement of hardware CPU virtualization in order to run XP mode […]
Just came across a free offer from Microsoft Press. Looks like they are trying to get out the word it seems. Today the App-V Team Blog announced Microsoft will be giving away a free copy of the eBook Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions by Mitch Tulloch. Here is the: Download Link Here’s […]
Today Microsoft released the Release Candidate for Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. Full speed ahead it seems at Microsoft. Microsoft is trying to narrow the gap with VMWare with the R2 release of Hyper-V Server but they still have a long way to go… You can grab a Download Here. Here’s the details on […]
Recently in our groovy Community Forum, goLfie (one of our groovy readers) asked a Question about Computer Component Advice. Over time the discussion turned to questions about building a Virtual Server. As I was typing my response to the thread, I figured this topic was worth a front-pager so without further ado… Server Case […]
Last month I attended the Get Virtual Now event Microsoft hosted. Bob Muglia announced they were working on and would be releases within 30 days a Free Standalone HyperVisor called Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008. I was very happy to discover on MicrosoftPost.com that Microsoft has done JUST that! You can find the Download Link for […]