virtualbox

Mon
25
Sep
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How to Fix: Virtualize Dell Windows Server 2003 (PERC RAID)

Infopackets Reader Fabian A. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a very old Dell Windows 2003 Server with a PERC RAID card set up for storage. We are trying to convert this old server into a virtual machine, then migrate to Windows Server 2016. I tried ... using the utility Disk2VHD to image the C drive into a .VHD file, then run the .VHD file using Oracle VirtualBox. Unfortunately, I keep getting 'a disk read error occurred' every time I try to boot the virtual machine. I have read your credentials and am very impressed with your knowledge, and was wondering if you could help us convert this server? ... (view more)

Fri
22
Sep
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How to Fix: VMWare Workstation Network Broken after Oracle VirtualBox Install

Infopackets Reader Sal S. writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks so much for helping me fix the remote desktop 'another connection is in progress' error ! I have another question. As I mentioned, we use VMWware Workstation extensively for running virtual ... machines on our Windows 10 'server' computers. I recently installed Oracle VirtualBox on the same system running VMWare Workstation, and now my network is not working on any of my virtual machines. I cannot connect to the Internet on any of the virtual machines, nor can remote desktop into any of the virtual machines. I have tried uninstalling and ... (view more)

Mon
18
Sep
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How to Fix: Remote Desktop: Another Connection is in Progress Error

Infopackets Reader Sal S. writes: " Dear Dennis, My company runs a network of computers. Some of the computers run Windows 10 with 64 GB of RAM and VMWare Workstation (which run virtual machines). I use Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) to manage these ... 'Windows 10 Servers' remotely. Recently I had to install Oracle VirtualBox on the main Windows 10 server, and now I cannot connect to it using RDP - I have to use TightVNC instead. When I try and connect using remote desktop (RDP), I get an error message: ' Your computer could not connect to another console session on the remote computer because you ... (view more)

Mon
10
Apr
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How to Fix: Can't Convert Image to VHD: 'The vhd file could not be created or written to'

Infopackets Reader Steve P. writes: " Dear Dennis, I am trying to convert my Macrium Reflect disk image backup into a virtual machine by using the 'Macrium ImgtoVHD' utility. The problem is that ImgtoVHD aborts every time, telling me ' The vhd file ... could not be created or written to '. The backup I'm trying to convert is from an old machine which died and I really need to get this working so I can export data from a program. Can you please help? " My response: I have had this problem before and the solution (in a nutshell) is to create a blank virtual machine, then restore the backup onto the ... (view more)

Wed
23
Oct
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'Ventrillo 3.0.8', and 'VirtualBox 4.3.0'

Ventrillo 3.0.8 Ventrillo is a new type of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) tool. What's unique about Ventrillo? It offers users surround sound positioning and special sound effects. Users can even customize how their VoIP audio functions. ... http://www.ventrilo.com/ VirtualBox 4.3.0 This all-purpose x86 virtualizer is perfect for any virtualization scenario. It's compatible with Microsoft's Windows operating system, Apple's Mac OS X operating system, and Linux / Unix. For more information on VirtualBox, consult the online manual. https://www.virtualbox.org This freeware software program is ... (view more)

Tue
17
May
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'VirtualBox 4.0.8 Build 71778', and 'Story Lite 1.1'

VirtualBox 4.0.8 Build 71778 VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware created by Sun Microsystems. Virtualization essentially allows you to ' sandbox ' your software. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, VirtualBox ... is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software. http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/VirtualBox Story Lite 1.1 Story Lite is a free flexible text and image editor with multiple editing boxes, unique layout, 3D zoom and color effects. For Windows, Mac and Linux (soon). It is useful for ideas, notes, complete ... (view more)

Fri
10
Dec
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'VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 2', and 'Privatefirewall 7.0.22.6'

VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 2 VirtualBox is a general-purpose full software virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software. You ... can use this software to run another operating system while interacting with your current operating system. For example: you could be using Windows 7 and also have a copy of the Linux operating system running at the same time. http://www.virtualbox.org Privatefirewall 7.0.22.6 Privatefirewall is a proactive, multi-layered firewall defense solution ... (view more)

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