VPC 2007 & Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 (32 bit)

Discussion in 'Virtual PC' started by Mac, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. Mac

    Mac Guest

    I'm just about to try this on a Vista host. Will it work ok?
     
    Mac, Jun 21, 2007
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  2. Works fine here. Of course, when I installed it, it was still called
    Longhorn Beta 3.

    Dave
     
    David A. Lessnau, Jun 21, 2007
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  3. Just to update this, after my previous response, I downloaded the latest
    beta from Microsoft's Beta Central and installed it to a VPC 2007 machine.
    No problem. The only difficulty is that it doesn't recognize the emulated
    sound card. From what I read here, that's pretty much as expected: VPC
    emulates a SB16 and Vista-type OSes don't support that (ISA bus not
    supported).

    Dave
     
    David A. Lessnau, Jun 21, 2007
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  4. Mac

    Mac Guest

    Have just tried it but don't seem to be able to get networking (I have
    installed additions). I fiddled around somewhat to no avail. Any pointers?
     
    Mac, Jun 22, 2007
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  5. Networking seems to have a random element to it in my VPCs. I like to keep
    the VPC Settings for Networking set to "Shared Networking (NAT)." Sometimes
    that works, sometimes it doesn't. In this case, I just set it to my real
    adapter and everything worked fine. Make sure that VPC didn't default to
    something like "Local Only" or Not Connected."

    Dave
     
    David A. Lessnau, Jun 22, 2007
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  6. Mac

    Mac Guest

    Well I tried the basics and then some... loopback adaptors bridged to my
    wireless connection, and still didn't work.

    However I noticed I could install wireless support in WS2008 so I did that
    and was able to get it using my wireless card alongside Vista ;-)

    Only thing I'd like to sort now is the sound...
     
    Mac, Jun 22, 2007
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