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Virtual PC

Definition - What does Virtual PC mean?

Virtual PC is a Microsoft virtualization solution that facilitates the creation and installation of a virtual machine (VM) on Windows 7 and subsequent operating systems (OS). It enables the execution of a legacy or earlier OS on a VM on supported systems.

Virtual PC is also known as Windows Virtual PC.

Techopedia explains Virtual PC

Virtual PC exhibits and provides a complete Windows based working computer within an existing computer. It shares computing, storage, memory, input/output (I/O) and other physical resources with a host/parent PC while providing the same features and capabilities.

Virtual PC may be installed with applications and services and used to create other VM instances. It provides support for most Windows end-user based operating systems (OS), from Windows 95, 98 and 2000 (W2K) to XP.

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