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Wendy Krieger

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« on: October 10, 2021, 01:02:15 pm »
EComStation had identified support for VPC.  I wish they would do the same for ArcoOS. 


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Re: Virtual PC
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2021, 02:21:24 pm »
Hi Wendy

I haven't used Virtual PC in years, I use VirtualBox today for running ArcaOS as a Guest.
What do you mean with "identified support"? Is it like the guest add-ons functionality?

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Re: Virtual PC
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2021, 03:36:51 pm »
Like it is done with VirtualBox, ie, include (Virtual PC) as a hint beside each of the various drivers.

I run OS/2 in vpc 2007 under vista 6.1, mainly to do things like test installs etc.  Operating systems are to me a kind of game, so one might go off and play 'pc-dos 6.30' or something.


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Re: Virtual PC
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2021, 06:45:43 pm »
Hi Wendy

My issue with VirtualPC is that it got bought by Microsoft, they removed the easy access to the floppy drive and also got discontinued. I switched to VirtualBox because it is open source and OS/2 also works fine with it. We also have the guest addons to make it easy to switch the mouse from guest to host and file sharing between guest and host. 

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