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  1. #1


    Bill N Guest

    Newbie question!

    Please forgive me for this question:
    I was asked to provide a PC with 2 sets of keyboard and mouse, 1 for the
    primary user to access the "host" PC and the other set to access the
    "virtual PC" by other users.
    Is this really possible?
    Your help is greatly appreciated.

    BN


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  2. #2


    Robert Comer Guest

    Re: Newbie question!

    Not with Virtual PC, you need some kind of hardware product that
    controls and allows more than one keyboard/mouse combo and software to
    host 2 users.

    Virtual PC is for 1 users to use more than one OS at a time.

    --
    Bob Comer



    On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 15:01:25 -0700, "Bill N" <billn@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >Please forgive me for this question:
    >I was asked to provide a PC with 2 sets of keyboard and mouse, 1 for the
    >primary user to access the "host" PC and the other set to access the
    >"virtual PC" by other users.
    >Is this really possible?
    >Your help is greatly appreciated.
    >
    >BN

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    David Wilkinson Guest

    Re: Newbie question!

    Bill N wrote:

    > Please forgive me for this question:
    > I was asked to provide a PC with 2 sets of keyboard and mouse, 1 for the
    > primary user to access the "host" PC and the other set to access the
    > "virtual PC" by other users.
    > Is this really possible?
    > Your help is greatly appreciated.
    Bill:

    This is probably not what you want, but if the computer is on a network, the
    virtual machine(or machines) cab be accessed from another physical computer
    using Remote Desktop.

    --
    David Wilkinson
    Visual C++ MVP

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  4. #4


    Bill N Guest

    Re: Newbie question!

    Thanks David and Robert.
    I got the answers I need from both of you.

    Bill

    "Robert Comer" <bobcomer-removeme-@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:8o0e25dohrr0piv256c4d7p2ngeq7qioj1@xxxxxx

    > Not with Virtual PC, you need some kind of hardware product that
    > controls and allows more than one keyboard/mouse combo and software to
    > host 2 users.
    >
    > Virtual PC is for 1 users to use more than one OS at a time.
    >
    > --
    > Bob Comer
    >
    >
    >
    > On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 15:01:25 -0700, "Bill N" <billn@xxxxxx> wrote:
    >

    >>Please forgive me for this question:
    >>I was asked to provide a PC with 2 sets of keyboard and mouse, 1 for the
    >>primary user to access the "host" PC and the other set to access the
    >>"virtual PC" by other users.
    >>Is this really possible?
    >>Your help is greatly appreciated.
    >>
    >>BN

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Robert Comer Guest

    Re: Newbie question!

    You're welcome.

    --
    Bob Comer



    On Mon, 8 Jun 2009 16:33:48 -0700, "Bill N" <billn@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >Thanks David and Robert.
    >I got the answers I need from both of you.
    >
    >Bill
    >
    >"Robert Comer" <bobcomer-removeme-@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >news:8o0e25dohrr0piv256c4d7p2ngeq7qioj1@xxxxxx

    >> Not with Virtual PC, you need some kind of hardware product that
    >> controls and allows more than one keyboard/mouse combo and software to
    >> host 2 users.
    >>
    >> Virtual PC is for 1 users to use more than one OS at a time.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Bob Comer
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 15:01:25 -0700, "Bill N" <billn@xxxxxx> wrote:
    >>

    >>>Please forgive me for this question:
    >>>I was asked to provide a PC with 2 sets of keyboard and mouse, 1 for the
    >>>primary user to access the "host" PC and the other set to access the
    >>>"virtual PC" by other users.
    >>>Is this really possible?
    >>>Your help is greatly appreciated.
    >>>
    >>>BN

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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