On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 14:34:01 -0700, "just bob" <kilbyfan@xxxxxx>
>Arg! what should be stated in the group FAQ and following any post like mine
>is: "Hey fella: if your mom bought a Vista machine with either of the
>"home" editions, your out of luck, pal!
if that was true on any level.
>Good luck trying to buy computer with ultimate or business edition at a Best
>Buy or Frys.
>Thanks, Microsoft. You really SUCK! You are pissing off grandmothers the
First, even though VPC 2007 wasn't "officially supported" by MS it
worked just fine and was used by many people.
Second, the VPC 2007 SP1 hotfix added support for Vista home. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958162
The Virtual PC 2007 support matrix is extended to include the
Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Windows XP Home with Service Pack 3 (SP3)
Windows Vista Home with Service Pack1 (SP1)
Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP http://vpc.essjae.com/