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Windows Virtual PC is not just for Pro and Ultimate!

Posted by essjae on November 2, 2009


There is definitely a lot of confusion about Windows Virtual PC and what OSes support it (or it supports).

Windows Virtual PC Direct Download (requires Validation)

Windows Virtual PC supports the following Host and Guest Operating systems (validation required):

  • 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.

Update: The information above is DIRECT from Microsoft, see the link, so the info is accurate.

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4 Responses to “Windows Virtual PC is not just for Pro and Ultimate!”

  1. Dave said

    This post is not accurate. I’m on Windows 7 Home Premium, and neither the 64-bit nor the x86 VPC will install on my machine.

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