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Virtual PC 2007 has no sound no matter what guest os

Q: Virtual PC 2007 has no sound no matter what guest os

Im not sure if this has been answered before but i couldnt find anything

i have vista home premium with onboard sound (realtek audio) i have virtual PC 2007 and no matter what guest os i try windows xp or 98 i am unable to get sound, i have removed and readded virtual machine additions to no avail,.

i have also tried virtual box and vm player and got the same issue
any help would be appreciated as there are games i cant play on vista


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A:Virtual PC - No sound on guest OS

What OS are you running as the Guest?
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A:Virtual PC 2007 - set up a shared folder between virtual machine and host?


Start your virtual machine & install the additions pack under "Action"
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A:Virtual PC 2007 does not use virtual C drive

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A:No sound no matter what

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A:Onboard (AC 97) sound not recognized?? no matter what I do?

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot

oneno said:

A: did I overlook plugging power back up to it after I installed my new power supply? I couldn't remember if I had to unplug power from itClick to expand...

No onboard sound doesn't require separate power

oneno said:

B:did I fry my sound chip? how do i find out?Click to expand...

Not likely, if everything else is working

oneno said:

C:can I install another soundcard if the onboard is bad??Click to expand...

Yes, in fact your system will run a little better taking some of the load off the cpuClick to expand...

Please read this thread and post back..
Most likely the sound is disabled in the bios.
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A:MS Virtual PC 2007

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Originally Posted by Shrubsole

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A:Virtual PC 2007

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A:How safe is Virtual PC 2007?


I work all day with Virtual PC and also VMWARE wich is more or of the same. A virtual PC has a virtual disk that's basically a file on you HD filesystem, wich of course can be a normal file would. But if you are a good user you will protect from that situation with a good AV.

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A:virtual pc 2007 64 bit problem

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I wanted to use Home Premium since it is the only one that I have a spare product key number for.

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A:Virtual PC 2007 question

Hi Shawn,

A couple of things that might help you. Firstly, SP1 for VPC2007 is available, dated 5/15/2008, and it might fix the bug you are experiencing (if you haven't already got this update). Secondly, here is a link to the VPC2007 community support pages from Microsoft entitled 'Discussions in Virtual PC for Windows'. I know that this link appears as 'Windows XP Newsgroups', but that is where they have located this particular forum. Have a browse through and see if there is anything there. If not, post your query there and see if you get a reply.
All the best,

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Virtual pc says its dynamic meaning if you need more than 10.0g it will grow as needed. I think the default when you first install it is 10 gig in which you are prob only using 3.0.
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No - you'll need a separate o/s. You can't install the same o/s on 2 machines (one virtual) and use the same key. Simply won't work.
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Quote: Originally Posted by steverido


Can anyone help me please??? I am running Vista 64 and installed virtual pc 2007 sp1 and Windows 7 within this but can't get an internet connection.

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I have now run out of ideas.

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I use Vmware. What I do to avoid this problem is to store any "must have" data on another partition and I keep a backup copy of the VM.

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dodge_viper said:

iis there another site where i can download the rc1 or rc2? can i go ahead with my existing copy by reparing the file.

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A:Install XP 64 to Windows Virtual PC 2007

You cannot - Virtual PC only supports 32bit Operating Systems as guests - I tried the same thing myself, and that is how I found out - See Microsoft Virtual PC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Also see and and and

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A:Black screen in virtual pc 2007

Hi there

I think Virtual PC only runs 32 Bit guests -- in any case unless you are running XPMODE why don't you switch to VMWARE VPLAYER or VIRTUAL BOX. I prefer VMWARE - both FREE products .

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Hi CFS and welcome to Vista Forums

Sorry, but when you log off all running programs are terminated. You could try Switch Users instead.

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Hi all,

I am a newbie in networking field and trying to know more about it. Currently, i just installed virtual pc 2007 on my window 7 and also another window 7 and window server 2008 as the guests in the virtual pc. Now, i am trying to connect those guests together using local host. Can you show me any link or suggestion to do that since i been searching for the whole day but couldn't find anything about that. This is one of the subject in my uni and i want to set the enviroment the same as the lab.

Thank you very much
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Here is a nice thread with lots of user experiences of trying to install Ubuntu 8 under Microsoft Virtual PC 2007.

Installing Ubuntu 8.04 under Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 ? Arcane Code

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Adrian Wainer
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I run Vista Home Premium and realize it is unsupported.

When I try to install Windows 95, I get an error message like "no DHCP or proxy DHCP was offered" or something. The disk is in, and yes I tried making the disk drive my primary controller.


A:Microsoft Virtual Machine 2007/Vista

if you want to run Windows 95 on Virtual PC 2007? The first thing to know is that it will still run, just without Virtual Machine Additions. The next thing to know is that if you take the Virtual Machine Additions from Virtual PC 2004 and install them on Windows 95 under Virtual PC 2007, it should work. Keep in mind that this is all unsupported.
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Hi all,

My question concerns Virtual PC 2007 and a DOS application that utilizes a serial BIC card.

A little background is in order. I use VPC for testing. One of the programs that I test is a legacy DOS program (completely DOS no windows - REALLY old school!) this program uses a serial BIC card to access several serial ports (about 8 in total).

My question:

How can I emulate these serial ports INSIDE Virtual PC without actually having these ports available? Sort of "tricking" the system.

Any thoughts would be appreciated. I also do some light programming (C#, VB 2005, ASP.Net...) so if you think you may know OF an answer requiring some programming, that's ok too just throw in a link or two and I will check them out.

Thanks a ton,

Syntax Overide

A:Virtual PC 2007 Serial Port question

Hmm, no thoughts anyone?
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Good Afternoon,

I am running Virtual PC 2007 on a Windows XP Pro 64-bit computer with 2 network cards.

One network card is wired into my switch, and is part of our domain.

The other network card is wired directly into a DSL modem/router and has nothing between it and the Internet.

I want my actual PC to use the "domain" nic, and I want my virtual pc instance to use the "non-domain" nic.

No matter how I have configured this, I can not get my virtual PC onto the Internet, even though I confirmed from my actual PC that both connections work.

Any ideas on how I can get this to work?

Much appreciated.

Bob Gibilaro
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System: AMD 64 3000+ 2GB Ram 160GB HD Win XP Pro. I have Vista
RC1 running correctly in MS Virtual PC. I am trying to upgrade to Vista Business. My Vista Bus U/G copy is on 4 CD's, not a DVD! I tried to upgrade my main XP first, but after nearly completing, (read all 4 CD's OK) the system crashed, so I used Ghost to restore XP. Now trying to UG inside Virtual PC 2007. All goes well, untill it asks for CD number 2. When I click OK after inserting the CD it just continues to ask for the CD No. 2. I have sucessfully disabled Autorun and Autoplay (from the registry), but still have the problem. It eventially gives an error cade 0x000010 and tells me to restart the installation. Would love to get some help on this ! Many thanks, Errol Greer.

A:Virtual PC 2007 and Vista upgrade problem

Problem solved ! For each CD I had to click on the CD tab and tell it AGAIN to use my F drive (the DVD). It seems that it clears the link to the physical drive between loading CDs.
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Hello First time poster so sorry if this is in the wrong thread I just bought a new Samsung Ativ Virtual 8 & Graphics SP1 PC Windows 2007 Microsoft Book and upgraded to Windows I'm into a lot of things requiring older operating systems like Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Graphics & Windows 8 Windows and the best VM to handle these older OS is VPC SP I have Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Graphics & Windows 8 gone through and applied the proper x installations and patches to make the program work with Windows and that goes quite smoothly The only thing I don't like is that I can't set the VM resolution to my host resolution X I did some research and Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Graphics & Windows 8 apparently Microsoft released a fix KB which among other things allows higher resolutions up to x Here's where issues start happening I download the proper x fix run installation no problems When I go to run the program it now comes up with a dialogue saying no network adapter was found on the physical computer yet the internet works fine on the host just not in the VM Also I am still unable to set the VM resolution to X the highest it will go is X Obviously the patch is either not working or I've done something wrong somewhere I've uninstalled multiple times restarted etc with no luck either Can someone suggest how to maybe get these issues resolved I'm mainly worried about the resolution Even if I had to go in and somehow modify the driver to allow for the proper setting I could probably do that if you gave me easy instructions Thanks

A:Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Graphics & Windows 8

So after a little digging, I discovered another program, VMware, which greatly supports Windows 9X products. It runs very smooth and even adjusts resolution on the fly, so when I go to full screen mode, it automatically adjusts the guest resolution to my computer's native resolution. Perfect.
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hi, I have windows nt 4.0 sp6 installed in a VM with virtual machine additions. anyway, I enabled shared networking (NAT) the guest does not see any of the computers on my network, and internet explorer will go to any web page.
any ideas, im typing this on my host, so i know the network works.

A:Solved: Virtual PC 2007 shared networking

lol, i Fixed it.
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This update keeps installing over and over

It has now installed successfully 7 times and is shown as successful in the Update History list - 7 times!


I suppose I could uninstall VirtualPC since I have not been using it lately.

I should mention that it does not show up in the Control Panel | Progarams and Features | Installed Updates list, though.

One other thing: VirtualPC is not supposed to work on Vista, but it does. In fact my son does development using it daily.

A:Security Update for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (KB969856)

I suppose this update is (KB969856). If it shows again in the Windows Update you can hide it, just right click this update and select Hide Update.
The Virtual PC 2007 is supported on the Vista OS except for Vista Home Basic and Vista Home Premium, however it works on the Vista Premium.

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I'm considering running Virtual Machine 2007 on my laptop which is running XP media center. I know that XP Media Center is close to XP Professional, but I don't know if it has the ability to run Virtual Machine 2007. Does anyone know?


A:Does Virtual PC 2007 work under Windows Media Center XP

Media Center is not listed as a supported host operating system. I wouldn't say it's close to XP Pro. It's different.
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I've got an XP installation running in the virtual pc and two network cards in the host system.

I want the second network card to go directly to the virtual pc - so anything connected to the network connects to the virtual pc and not the host system.

Secondly, I want this VM to run on startup.

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Hi everyone I would like to ask if anyone can please help me with the following problem I installed Microsoft Virtual PC on a windows XP host machine and I installed windows XP as a virtual guest OS I am using a dial up internet connection on the host machine and I want to connect the guest OS to the internet Can you please walk me through the process I have looked in the help file and searched online but I really need someone to just walk me through it as I cannot seem to 2007 with help up for Connection Internet dial PC Request virtual Re: get it to work I m using shared internet connection on the guest when I go to quot network connections quot in the guest it says the local area network is connected Zone alarm on the guest machine seemed to sense some traffic after I selected shared connections in the virtual pc settings tab the host was already connected to net Re: Request for help with virtual PC 2007 dial up Internet Connection when Re: Request for help with virtual PC 2007 dial up Internet Connection I switched the guest to shared connections but when I try to surf with Internet explorer on the guest it just says quot cannot find server or dns error quot and the page will not load If I try to update AVG anti-virus on the guest is says quot server cannot be converted to the IP address quot When I try to send a test email on the guest with outlook express it says quot cannot find email host quot I would appreciate any help or advice you can offer Thanks John nbsp

A:Re: Request for help with virtual PC 2007 dial up Internet Connection

Hi everyone,

My internet connection just "started working" on the guest PC and I'm not even sure why. It seems that if I am already connected to the internet on the host machine before I start virtual PC, then I can connect to the net via the guest machine. However, if virtual pc is already running before I connect to the net on the host machine, then the guest machine will not connect to the net.

I have the free Vmware player on my host computer, and the free Vmware "converter" software. At first, I thought there might be some sort of conflict between virtual PC and Vmware. However, there seems to be no conflict.

My main concern now is that I have the networking set up to be secure. I don't want to compromise the security of my host system due to my networking setup between the host and the guest OS. Both the host and the guest systems are windows XP and I have anti-virus and ZA firewall on each.

My feeling was that it would be safer to surf online via a virtual machine. I don't want any malware from the virtual machine to be able to infect the host system. I know nothing is 100% effective, but my goal was to make the virtual machine act somewhat like a sandbox to protect the host OS from infection. Another reason I wanted to install virtual PC 2007 was just to play around with the operating system itself and use it as a learning tool. If I screw it up, it won't effect the host system. I can just restore it, or completely delete it
and start over.

I would appreciate it if someone could look over my setup below and let me know if it seems that I have everything set up correctly. Any general advice or advice with respect to security would be appreciated.

Thanks for your help.

My current internet / network setup for host and guest:

On the host machine, if I go to control panel, then network connections, I have my regular internet connection icon under dial up, then Under LAN or high speed internet, I have five connection icons
which are...

Vmware virtual earthen network adapter VMnet1
Local area connection 2 (Microsoft loop back adapter)
1394 net adapter connection (says it's connected)
Local Area connection, Nvidia nforce networking controller (says network cable unplugged)
Vmware virtual earthnet Network adapter VMnet8

On the host machine, under properties, advanced, for my regular dial up connection, under "internet connection sharing" I have a check in the box "allow other network users to connect through this computers
internet connection". Under "home networks connection" I have "local area connection 2" selected. I have the box checked for " establish dial up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to
access the net". I have the box checked for " allow other network users to control or disable the shared internet connection".

In the guest virtual PC, under network connections, there is only one connection icon shown, it says " local area connection, connected". The icon also says " intel 21140- based PCI fast earthnet adapter

Once on start up, the guest machine said, "windows system error, a duplicate machine exists on the network". However, it only did this once.