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  1. Hi there The 192.168.254.1 address is ONLY used...

    Hi there
    The 192.168.254.1 address is ONLY used for Windows->HOST communication.
    Use that to browse HOST from Windows Guest. Not sure what the problem is.
    Cheers
    jimbo
  2. Hi there sat2022 Delete the NAT NIC,...

    Hi there

    sat2022

    Delete the NAT NIC, add the ISOLATED and MACVTAP NIC's.

    Add your "Isolated" Network


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    Hi there James The point of this was...

    Hi there

    James

    The point of this was to emphasise that only 1 Virtual Machine needs to be defined (The Generic one with the large disk space). Then from WITHIN that VM you can define vhdx...
  4. Thread: Virtualization on older computer by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 23 Views 1,531

    Hi there MisterEd Not true ...

    Hi there

    MisterEd

    Not true

    Running W11 on an 8GB on HP envy laptop with only 8GB RAM - using Linux KVM as host -- Windows 11 VM allocated 4GB and 2vCPU's. Response is almost...
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    Running several versions of Windows from the SAME VM config

    Hi folks

    sat2022

    Delving a little more into VHDX files (Physical ones) it seemed to me that if you want to run various builds of Windows on essentially the same PC as Virtual machines -...
  6. sat2022 Did you try on your Linux Host in...

    sat2022

    Did you try on your Linux Host in order for Windows Guest and Linux HOST communication when using KVM/QEMU do the following :

    1) create an Isolated network on the Host say in...
  7. Hi there sat2022 First on SAMBA in...

    Hi there

    sat2022

    First on SAMBA in the Linux systems set the netbios name to computer and ensure the work group is the same name as the Windows machines.

    Depending on the Linux...
  8. Thread: shopping MS Office software, suggestions? by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 45 Views 3,320

    Go for WPS office -- far more compatible than any...

    Go for WPS office -- far more compatible than any of the other Ms Office Clones !!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Voice Transcription to text software from phone recordings

    Hi folks
    Sometimes in remote working one needs to record voice conversations -- it's then a bit tedious to go back manually, play back the recordings and transcribe by hand. Any suggestions here.
    ...
  10. Thread: Virtualization on older computer by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 23 Views 1,531

    If you use Linux with full GUI's and default...

    If you use Linux with full GUI's and default applications installed then they can be almost as resource intensive as Windows -- the best distros allow you to install the bare minimum functional...
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    General Tips Hi there As you have to sign out and then sign...

    Hi there
    As you have to sign out and then sign in again each time my view is that it's easier simply to have 2 or more Windows instances in the various languages. If you create these on physical...
  12. Hi folks Assuming your networking is set to...

    Hi folks

    Assuming your networking is set to Bridged Mode if using a VM. Then whether using a VM or not :
    It's often a SAMBA problem on the Linux side :

    1) on Windows you might have to enable...
  13. Replies 10 Views 1,035

    Hi there Slight mis-understanding regarding...

    Hi there
    Slight mis-understanding regarding attaching physical online disks -- I meant if these disks were USB attached disks then that's where the problem arises. However using network connections...
  14. Thread: NAS HDD issue by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 4 Views 456

    Hi there as the previous poster says - those...

    Hi there
    as the previous poster says - those NAS systems aren't normally just "plug and play"
    Depending on the NAS system you might have to enable SMB1 on your Windows system, start a SAMBA...
  15. Thread: Linux based windows OS by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Insider
    Replies 6 Views 1,438

    Hi folks If you want to run Linux on Windows...

    Hi folks

    If you want to run Linux on Windows -- either install a VM or depending on what you want the Linux system to do install the WSL on Windows. Some Linux GUI programs can run directly from...
  16. Replies 10 Views 1,035

    Hi there You CAN add these devices - but not...

    Hi there
    You CAN add these devices - but not "dynamically" as per VMWare or VBOX via "attach or connect device". You need to add them to the VM config BEFORE powering on the VM. Provided these are...
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    Thanks folks Seems the best solution then is a...

    Thanks folks

    Seems the best solution then is a temporary "pay as you go Sim card" although that has inconvenience of different number, contacts etc etc.

    I thought the Internet thing should...
  18. Replies 5 Views 294

    UK Phone Gurus please is Wifi calling available in UK

    Hi folks
    Quick question for "Phone Gurus".
    As Roaming charges between EU/EEA and UK are being introduced in the UK is "Wifi" calling available there and is it "chargeable" or is it free internally...
  19. Hyper-V installing Debian from Live distro - password if screen lock a

    Hi folks
    Installing Debian from a Live distro on a Hyper-V Host using the install to hard disk icon from the distro might screen lockout during the install process. Not to worry as :

    To unlock...
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    Hi there The trick in using VM's is to minimise...

    Hi there
    The trick in using VM's is to minimise as much as possible overhead by the host operating system, disk I/O and graphics.

    Graphics can be passed thru natively to a VM if you have 2...
  21. Thread: Which is better ? WIN11 or WIN10 21H2 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Insider
    Replies 33 Views 9,087

    Hi folks If you just want '1's in Windows...

    Hi folks

    If you just want '1's in Windows versions of Windows -- for its time Windows 3.11 or even better Windiws 3.11 for Workroups was excellent. !!!!! plus it's got a 3 in it too.

    Definitely...
  22. Replies 0 Views 392

    VMware WKS running UEFI VM's from physical Windows VHDX files

    Hi there

    If you create a VM with VMware (I'm using version 16.2.1) on a windows physical VHDX file and you want UEFI the virtual disk that's initially created doesn't seem to have gpt or an efi...
  23. Replies 35 Views 42,189

    Virtualization Hi there Loads of people outside UK and...

    Hi there
    Loads of people outside UK and commonwealth don't / haven't heard of "Boxing Day" - but I agree with you --Happy Xmas and New year is better always. !!

    note though using Powershell the...
  24. Replies 35 Views 42,189

    Virtualization Thanks Brink incredibly useful ...

    Thanks

    Brink

    incredibly useful !!!!!!!

    cereberus -- the point was to have this to run automatically at windows startup - it's a pain to run diskpart etc manually to get the vhdx...
  25. Thread: Copied CD will not play on hi fi by jimbo45
    Forum: Sound & Audio
    Replies 13 Views 1,280

    Hi there some players can use cd-rw discs too --...

    Hi there
    some players can use cd-rw discs too -- not all of course. cd-r discs will always work.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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