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    I suspect that the Skylake/i7-6700 "hardware"...

    I suspect that the Skylake/i7-6700 "hardware" reported by CPUZ is, as you suggest, just a virtualization... like the memory, graphics, network adapter, etc. that shows in Device Manager.

    And that...
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    I still have unanswered questions, which you've...

    I still have unanswered questions, which you've kind of addressed by I would like some more detail.

    (1) When I run CPUZ in the Win7 VM on my Skylake machine with i7-6700 CPU, that's what shows up...
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    Solved One more "final" insight... regarding secondary...

    One more "final" insight... regarding secondary virtual disks.

    Turns out this family set of VMDK files (corresponding to a single allocated "hard disk") is really identical in concept to any...
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    So here's a question: what kind of machine does...

    So here's a question: what kind of machine does the hardware appear to be to a Win7 VM guest, running on a Win10 host, on a hardware generation newer than Skylake such that in theory Win7 Windows...
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    Solved Need to add a post-script to this story......

    Need to add a post-script to this story... although there is still a happy ending!

    Turns out there is no way to map host local drives into the guest VM. This is a problem, because I wanted...
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    Solved As I had said earlier, I DID try uninstalling...

    As I had said earlier, I DID try uninstalling VMWare Tools through Control Panel, re-starting Win7 VM, and then reinstalling the identical 10.3.5 version installer I had used originally. Not...
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    Solved I still have no idea what you're looking at, or...

    I still have no idea what you're looking at, or asking me to do.

    Here is the VMWare Tools icon in the system tray. Hovering the mouse over it does not produce a flyout with the "VMWare Tools...
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    Solved I have a question related to VMWare (not WMC),...

    I have a question related to VMWare (not WMC), that I have posted in the VMWare forum (Workstation Player sub-forum) and which has so far gotten 44 views but 0 replies. So my question remains...
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    Solved I have emerged victorious! (1) Win10 (1809)...

    I have emerged victorious!

    (1) Win10 (1809) [re-]installed (to GPT Samsung 850 Pro SATA3 SSD) in a dual-boot (through Boot Manager) along with my original Win7 (on MBR Samsung 960 Pro NVMe SSD),...
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    Solved Been away for a bit, fighting with a bug in Win10...

    Been away for a bit, fighting with a bug in Win10 Macrium Reflect regarding improper construction of WinPE (for their "Rescue" feature) when running on my Z170 machine, being unable to see any USB...
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    Solved Phase 2 of this Win7 VM project now complete. I...

    Phase 2 of this Win7 VM project now complete. I need some new assistance.

    I've run all the Windows Updates needed to get my Win7 VM up to current. I've also installed all of the fundamental...
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    Solved You were absolutely correct. In planning for this...

    You were absolutely correct. In planning for this VM project I hadn't yet decided on which software product I was going to use. Thinking I probably would go with the free Hyper-V first (before...
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    Solved Finally completed my Phase 1 build-out of Win10...

    Finally completed my Phase 1 build-out of Win10 on my dual-boot ASUS Z170-Deluxe machine (32GB DDR4-2400 RAM, Intel i7-6700 CPU), so I can now boot to either Win7 Pro or Win10 Pro via Boot Manager. ...
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    Solved Ok. I've now registered with VMWare, and...

    Ok. I've now registered with VMWare, and downloaded the free-for-personal-use Workstation Player for Windows installer. Of course there's no vendor support for this "free" player, but I'm sure I'll...
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    Solved Well, "Day #1" is finally coming to an end. It...

    Well, "Day #1" is finally coming to an end. It was entirely spent jumping through hoops to get Win10 installed as a second bootable Windows on my "passive HTPC" (which for future ease of reference...
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    Solved I had a brainstorm today. The "passive" Win7...

    I had a brainstorm today. The "passive" Win7 HTPC already has the two TV tuner cards in it, along with everything it always had when it was my primary "active" HTPC. In order for me to use my new...
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    Solved I'm most apprehensive about the ability for the...

    I'm most apprehensive about the ability for the Ceton and Hauppauge drivers to run under VM, since they need to get to the "real hardware" (not USB external devices) TV tuner cards which would be...
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    Solved Questions about wanting to run Win7 WMC in VM under Win10

    I currently have two Win7 desktop machines, both of which are Windows Media Center (WMC) enabled. They both have Ceton InfiniTV TV-tuner cards (which are cablecard-enabled for receiving...
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    Solved Just one more postscript to close this out for...

    Just one more postscript to close this out for good, with true understanding.

    I was syncing another folder and this time the number of files which couldn't be replaced by Beyond Compare was just a...
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    Solved Seems the combination of "take ownership"...

    Seems the combination of "take ownership" followed by the Powershell -recurse | unblock-file did the trick. No more difficulty with Beyond Compare trying to delete or replace a file. Now all files...
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    Solved Well that tutorial is providing the identical...

    Well that tutorial is providing the identical Powershell commands as I have already tried to use, and was at least somewhat or entirely unsuccessful. Perhaps some files were unblocked but definitely...
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    Solved Trying to unblock all files in folder/sub-folders with Powershell

    Well, I'm not having success accomplishing what apparently is supposed to be possible using Powershell. I'm running Win10 1803 and Powershell is Major 5, so the "unblock-file" feature is definitely...
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