On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 13:16:45 -0800 (PST), Paul <listnz@xxxxxx>
>Is there any way where I can store my Virtual PC on an external hard
>drive, and use that same VPC on different multiple machines?
>Eg work on my laptop when travelling and then save and merge and then
>start that machine on my desktop when in the office?
>I don't mind a different VMC file for each physical machine even, it's
>just that making the same data available when I restart the the VPC on
>a new machine seems next to impossible to me.
Yes, I do this all the time....
1) When you create the virtual machine, make sure you point the Wizard
to the detachable USB hard disk for storing *both* the VMC and VHD
2) When you are done creating the virtual machine all files will
reside on the detachable hard drive, so you can use it all you like
and then shut it down.
3) Now attach the drive to a new PC also with VPC2007 installed. Then
tell VPC you want to add an existing guest and navigate to the VMC
file on the detachable drive.
4) When you start it on the new PC you will have the exact same guest
as you shut down in 2 above (not surprising since it uses the same
I have my development system installed on an XP-Pro VM on a USB2
connected 2.5" 160 Gb drive and it works just fine.
Bo Berglund (Sweden)