Re: Windows 7 and Windows XP VM: disk drive issue

Discussion in 'Windows 64bit' started by Kue2, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. Kue2

    Kue2 Guest

    Hi Tony
    I have the latest version of AVS4you which works fine in Win7 64bit

    "Tony Lima" <> wrote in message
    news:C8B6B89B.81AD%...
    > Tried that a couple of days ago. Got the F: drive in the VM pointed at
    > the
    > DVD. And -- it could play DVDs in the VM. BUT I can't do anything else.
    >
    > The real problem is that I'm trying to use the AVS audio - video editing
    > suite. It won't run under Win7. And I haven't been able to get it
    > running
    > under the XP VM. (Yes, I tried compatibility mode before installing the
    > VM.)
    >
    > Any other ideas? Thanks for the tip. - Tony
    >
    >
    > On 9/8/10 7:30 PM, in article
    > decom, "R. C. White"
    > <> wrote:
    >
    >> Hi, Tony.
    >>
    >> I haven't worked with virtual machines enough to be sure of this,
    >> but...can't you run Disk Management from that WinXP installation? If you
    >> can, then just use it to assign any unused letter to any "drive". I put
    >> "drive" in quotes because letters are not assigned to physical disk
    >> drives
    >> but to partitions on those disks (and to volumes on optical drives, USB
    >> flash drives, etc.).
    >>
    >> Why not use Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) to assign the letter F: to the
    >> DVD drive? Or X: or Y: or Z:? Many of us have been doing that ever
    >> since
    >> Disk Management first appeared in Win2K. There is NO requirement that
    >> letters be assigned in sequence or that we can't skip as many letters as
    >> we
    >> like.
    >>
    >> RC

    >
     
    Kue2, Sep 16, 2010
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