System Utilities Tweaking Microsoft Virtual PC

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) for Windows

by Microsoft Corp.

Avg. Rating 4.0 (82 votes)

File Details

File Size 31.0 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 62,920
Publisher Microsoft Corp.
Homepage Microsoft Virtual PC

Publisher's Description

Microsoft Virtual PC allows you to maintain the compatibility of legacy and custom applications during migration to new operating systems and increases the efficiency of support, development, and training staffs.

Latest Reviews

tomkelly

tomkelly reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 22, 2013

cool program

gek

gek reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 17, 2010

hoallo

us3r

us3r reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 5, 2009

Try to install Ubuntu Server Edition on it - the terminal would be fk glitchy, so you can't use it. M$ instead of developing the s***ty Win 7 XP Mode should update this crap.

Raysy

Raysy reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Oct 31, 2008

I chose it, because it's easy to use. Never thought it would be so easy to virtualize. And it's of course 1000% Windows compatible, as an MS-product. Í'm not ashamed to write this ;-)

Someone

Someone reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 1, 2008

Microsoft should be ashamed for putting this product on the market. It has an main interface that's so basic it looks like a two year old created it. After TWO HOURS of installing Vista Home Premium I had NO SOUND, NO INTERNET and it ran INCREDIBLY SLOW even after adjusting the settings for best performance and changing the memory to 1280 MB. I've tried VirtualBox and VMware Workstation and by comparison they ran Vista Home Premium at normal speed and were a pleasure to use. Microsoft has a long way to go to make this program usable.

moog

moog reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 19, 2008

The answer is because VMware is bloatware

bgronas

bgronas reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 19, 2008

VMWare Workstation Rages way beyond this software. The servicepack does not make it any better. The question is the same as it is for Vista, Why would anyone use Vista or Virtual PC?

lucianct

lucianct reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 17, 2008

it's ok but i must agree with you that Sun's Virtual Box is far better. I don't like VMWare because adds a lot of virtual network cards on my computer and it's slow

berserkchaos

berserkchaos reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

It does the job pretty well but I believe VirtualBox is far better and is freeware too.

VMware is still the best.

joltdude

joltdude reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

Excluding Vista Home Premium from using this app since Windows XP Media Center could run it is a slap in the face from Microsoft... Thanks for the downgrade Billy.

Avg. Rating 4.0 (82 votes)
Your Rating
tomkelly

tomkelly reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 22, 2013

cool program

gek

gek reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 17, 2010

hoallo

us3r

us3r reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 5, 2009

Try to install Ubuntu Server Edition on it - the terminal would be fk glitchy, so you can't use it. M$ instead of developing the s***ty Win 7 XP Mode should update this crap.

Raysy

Raysy reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Oct 31, 2008

I chose it, because it's easy to use. Never thought it would be so easy to virtualize. And it's of course 1000% Windows compatible, as an MS-product. Í'm not ashamed to write this ;-)

Someone reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on Aug 1, 2008

Microsoft should be ashamed for putting this product on the market. It has an main interface that's so basic it looks like a two year old created it. After TWO HOURS of installing Vista Home Premium I had NO SOUND, NO INTERNET and it ran INCREDIBLY SLOW even after adjusting the settings for best performance and changing the memory to 1280 MB. I've tried VirtualBox and VMware Workstation and by comparison they ran Vista Home Premium at normal speed and were a pleasure to use. Microsoft has a long way to go to make this program usable.

moog

moog reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 19, 2008

The answer is because VMware is bloatware

bgronas

bgronas reviewed v2007 SP1 (6.0.192.0) on May 19, 2008

VMWare Workstation Rages way beyond this software. The servicepack does not make it any better. The question is the same as it is for Vista, Why would anyone use Vista or Virtual PC?

lucianct

lucianct reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 17, 2008

it's ok but i must agree with you that Sun's Virtual Box is far better. I don't like VMWare because adds a lot of virtual network cards on my computer and it's slow

berserkchaos

berserkchaos reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

It does the job pretty well but I believe VirtualBox is far better and is freeware too.

VMware is still the best.

joltdude

joltdude reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

Excluding Vista Home Premium from using this app since Windows XP Media Center could run it is a slap in the face from Microsoft... Thanks for the downgrade Billy.

Change

Change reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

Compared to VMWare it's buggy and very slow. It responds much slower to the mouse and when testing CSS rollovers, sometimes it doesn't even show the rollover correctly. Open a VM in VMWare and tadaa - correct behavior shown.

If you find VMWare slower than you probably have not installed the VMWare Tools, which are essential.

By the way, you can run Windows in a VM in VMWare Player for free, with the tools running, but it does require a bit of tweaking to get it to run properly.

DeadFly

DeadFly reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

Not VMWare Workstation, but it's free. I think I'm going to give VirtualBox a try...
Here's all I could find about what's new in SP1:

Additonal Guest Operating System support:
Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition SP1
Windows Vista® Business Edition SP1
Windows Vista® Enterprise Edition SP1
Windows Server® 2008 Standard
Windows XP Professional SP3

Additional Host Operating System support:
Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition SP1
Windows Vista® Business Edition SP1
Windows Vista® Enterprise Edition SP1
Windows XP Professional with SP3

NunjaBusiness

NunjaBusiness reviewed v2007 SP1 on May 16, 2008

The old reviews from last year are not accurate or fair. Obvious MS-bashers anyway.

For running multiple MS OSes, Virtual PC is the best, hands down, beating even VMware IMHO (talk about bloat.) Windows, any flavor runs best on VirtualPC, linux is another story.

VirtualBox rules though for real-world flexibility. I run XP, Ubuntu, PC-BSD, Slax, and Mandriva all at the same time with zero problems.

BobTheVeg

BobTheVeg reviewed v2007 1.0 on Apr 11, 2007

Still no support for Direct X 3d hardware acceleration.

blabla123

blabla123 reviewed v2007 1.0 on Feb 28, 2007

very nice and useful tool

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