Windows 10: virtualbox/xpmode - vmlite pcbios.bin

  1. Posts : 9
    windows 10 home edition
       23 Nov 2017 #1

    virtualbox/xpmode - vmlite pcbios.bin

    Jiggering search terms, I found these 2 links:

    Long Live WindowsXp/Run XP in a Virtual Box for free - Ashwani Kumar

    VMLite XP Mode Plugin for VirtualBox and Virtutal Box 4.0 - VMLite

    I did not create another virtual xpmode, i just applied pcbios.bin to the one I already have. I put the pcbios.bin file in the same directory as VBoxManage.exe and ran the command as follows (quotes and all, just sub in your virtualization name in place of my xpmodej2)

    C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage.exe" setextradata xpmodej2 "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcbios/0/Config/BiosRom" "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\pcbios.bin"

    I guess I will know in a month or so if this works
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       27 Nov 2017 #2

    I've tried this once and worked right away.

    dinosaur said: View Post
    I did not create another virtual xpmode, i just applied pcbios.bin to the one I already have.
    If that's a XPMode VM, it will work, if it's not (like a regular xp self-installed), it won't.
    Just put the file in the VM folder, that way it's put in the right place for always.
    dinosaur said: View Post
    I guess I will know in a month or so if this works
    I don't get what you mean by that.
    It should work instantly.
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