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Hey Guys,

I was wondering if anybody has had any luck installing Ubuntu or another distro on Win 7 Virtual PC? I do not want to use virtualbox or any other vm software.

Thank you,
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I've had ubuntu and 7 but not virual. Can't remember which you should install first but i guess you can just google it. Now, you want your pc to boot up in windows 7, then download easybcd so that you have both boot logs. Well as far as I can remember.
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I appreciate the response but that's not what I was asking. Googling turns up a poor response as I do not want to use Virtualbox and I do not plan to dual boot as Windows 7 is the main system and am currently creating multiple work environments on top of it and would like to keep everything under Virtual PC 7. I am trying to put ubuntu or another distro into a VM.
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virtual pc is a half baked version of hyper v... it's basically a toy. i would strongly recommend you install virtual box instead, it will be easier to setup the guest and it will perform better.

we run various distros in hyperv at work, and it has been eh .. ok, just install the guest extensions. which can be an adventure..


why dont you just try it.
and then try virtual box and you'll see i was right.
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Yeah!!, I've tried vurtual box for win7/xp cause I couldn't find all xp drivers for my g51j lappy. only problem I found was that I couldn't use all memory. but with 8 gig mem, I don't see a problem.
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