Virtual PC 5.x

edited April 26 in Product Comments

imageVirtual PC 5.x

Originally an x86 emulator for Macintosh used to run Windows, Connectix, the company that made it, was purchased by Microsoft. Virtual PC was then retooled into a virtualization tool for x86 systems.

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  • Here are the Virtual Machine Additions for Windows 3.1 in a 1440k disk image: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AgFmvIdSh487rxbpEDziYImnK_OY?e=aRS5H5

    This isn't included in the Virtual PC installer and was only made available on the Connectix FTP server at the time. Installing this provides a new mouse driver which allows seamless integration with the host OS, and also syncs time with it. Unfortunately it only works properly with Virtual PC 5.2. Trying to use it on 2004 or 2007 results in a garbled cursor in the VM.
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