Windows 8 “XP Mode”

In this series for 4sysops, I detail how you can use Client Hyper-V with Windows XP RemoteApps in Windows 8 to replace XP Mode from Windows 7.

  • Part 1: Hyper-V – In this part, I show how to create your virtual machine and get Windows XP up and running.
  • Part 2: Windows XP – In this part, I show how to configure Windows XP to run RemoteApps
  • Part 3: Gotchas – In this part, I discuss gotchas and pitfalls that you may run into.

VMware Player and Group Policy Allow Log on Locally

Problem:
You receive the following error message when trying to enter Unity on a guest virtual machine in VMware Player: The virtual machine cannot enter Unity mode. Check that Unity is supported for this guest operating system and that the latest version of VMware Tools is installed.

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