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Windows Virtual PC is the latest Microsoft virtualization technology. You can use it to run more than one operating system at the same time on one computer, and to run many productivity applications on a virtual Windows environment, with a single click, directly from a computer running Windows 7.
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    Note: There are multiple files available for this download. Once you click on the “Download” button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:
    Date Published:

    6.1.7600.16393

    2/14/2011

    File name:
    File size:

    Windows6.1-KB958559-x86-RefreshPkg.msu

    15.3 MB

    Windows6.1-KB958559-x64-RefreshPkg.msu

    16.3 MB

    KB Articles: KB958559
      Windows Virtual PC is the latest Microsoft virtualization technology. You can use it to run more than one operating system at the same time on one computer, and to run many productivity applications on a virtual Windows environment, with a single click, directly from a computer running Windows 7.

      Windows Virtual PC supports the following Host and Guest Operating systems:
      • Host: Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Enterprise.
      • Guest: Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) Professional, Windows Vista Enterprise Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista Business Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Enterprise.
      Note: Virtual application feature not supported on Windows Vista Business Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows 7 Professional edition.

  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows 7

      • Processor: Intel®, AMD®, VIA® processors capable of hardware-assisted virtualization, with the setting turned on in the BIOS.
      • Memory: 2GB of memory recommended.
      • Hard disk requirement: 20MB hard disk space for installing Windows Virtual PC.
  • Install Instructions

      Windows Virtual PC installation:
      • Upgrade from Windows Virtual PC Beta to Windows Virtual PC RC is not supported. Click here for more information.
      • Based on the architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) of your computer, download the appropriate update package (Windows6.1-KB958559-x86.msu or Windows6.1-KB958559-x64.msu).
      • Double click on the update package (Windows6.1-KB958559-x86.msu or Windows6.1-KB958559-x64.msu) and follow the instructions. Reboot your system to complete installation.
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