Problems with VirtualBox in networking components

If you love virtual computing, I highly recommend VMware Player. Normally, I eschew proprietary software. Virtual machines is a problem domain technical enough that the open source community has trouble keeping up. Specifically with Windows releases. VirtualBox has many bugs on Windows Vista/7. The most alarming of these is the broken installer/uninstaller. Virtualbox’s installer fails […]

Getting around Windows Activation when Virtualizing

Scroll down to Setting up Automatic Activation to see the process if you are not interested in the background. Background When I first setup my VMware Server to run an existing Windows Install from a physical partition, I was asked to reactivate Windows XP before I could use it as a guest OS. All this […]