Software update: Windows Virtual PC 6.1.7234.0 release candidate

Microsoft has released Windows Virtual PC 6.1.7234.0 release candidate for Windows 7. With Windows Virtual PC you can run a virtual machine within Windows 7 on which Windows XP, Vista or 7 can be installed. As a result, applications can be run in their own environment, for example because an application does not work correctly under Windows 7, but does work correctly under Windows XP. The brief description of this release candidate is as follows:

Overview

Windows Virtual PC (RC) is the latest Microsoft virtualization technology that allows you to run many productivity applications on a virtual Windows environment, with a single click, directly from a Windows 7-based PC.

For more information about Windows Virtual PC, please visit the Windows Virtual PC website.

Windows Virtual PC supports the following Host and Guest Operating systems

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

Note: Virtual application feature not supported on Windows Vista Business Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows 7 Professional SKUs

Note: Upgrade from Windows Virtual PC Beta to Windows Virtual PC RC is not supported. Uninstall Windows Virtual PC Beta and Windows XP Mode Beta, before installing this RC release.

Version number 6.1.7234.0 release candidate
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7
Website Microsoft
Download http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx
File sizes 5.90MB – 6.60MB
License type Freeware
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