On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 18:50:02 -0800, kb7cin
>I currently use XP Pro. With XP as the host, can I install Virtual PC then
>install Vista as the guest? Asking only because I'm wondering if the newer
>O/S needs to be in the host position. Descriptions I've been reading for
>VPC, seem to talk about it in the context of Vista as host then XP as guest.
VPC is an application. You need to boot an OS, the host OS, first.
Then you launch VPC and any VMs you want. The actual host OS is
irrelevant in relation to the guests (VMs), as long as the host OS can
Running Vista as a guest has some limitations, no Aero, no USB, etc.
Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP http://vpc.essjae.com/