esSJae's Virtualization Blog

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Can’t get WinVPC on Win7 working? Have a Gigabyte MB?

Posted by essjae on October 25, 2009

You’re not alone.

Unfortunately, there seems to be a common thread in the Microsoft forums, if you’re getting this error, “Cannot start Windows Virtual PC while another virtualization software is running.”

There is a pretty good change you’ve got a Gigabyte MB and need to (1) update to your motherboard’s latest BIOS, or (2) try your motherboard’s latest beta BIOS.


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