[NTLK] Virtual PC help
michael.neville at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 15:09:38 EDT 2018
Thanks for the input, Gene. I am running Windows 10, but my htpc at home is
currently running Windows 7 so I might give that a go.
One thing to keep in mind, Windows XP was released in 2002 and was the
first OS to combine the x86 line (95/98/ME) with the NT line (NT, 2000)
into a new kernel. NCU and most Newton software pre-dates this OS and
On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 12:21 PM Gene Beaird <bgbeaird at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> So I haven’t been following this, but am assuming your running Virtual PC
> on a Windows 10 system? Can you get to where you need to be with Windows
> XP? Not sure where I got the info from, perhaps this list, but I got a
> Windows XP virtual machine running on our Win7 laptop using XP Mode:
> Not sure if that will work on Win10, but if you have access to Win7, but
> maybe you could try that?
> Gene Beaird,
> Pearland, Texas
> > On Oct 2, 2018, at 11:00 AM, newtontalk-request at newtontalk.net wrote:
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> > Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:24:11 -0400
> > From: Michael Neville <michael.neville at gmail.com>
> > To: NewtonTalk <newtontalk at newtontalk.net>
> > Subject: [NTLK] Virtual PC help
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> > Thanks to everyone who has been helping and giving advice for connecting
> > Windows.
> > I've tried Hyper-V and Virtualbox, but neither seem to be able to use a
> > serial connection properly for the Newton to sync or backup/restore.
> > I'm running into issues with Virtual PC since it's so old now. I'm trying
> > to host on Windows 10 using these instructions, but the installer fails
> > Here's a link to the installer:
> > https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3702
> > Can anyone describe how they got the *.msu file to install on Windows 10?
> > Or can you detail your process?
> > Any help would be appreciated. I have the VMAdditions.iso extracted but
> > stuck with the Stand Alone Installer.
> > Thank you!!
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