Alternatives to VMLite XP Mode for all platforms with any license



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    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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    VMware Workstation

    Discover the true power and flexibility of your desktop or laptop computer with VMware Workstation. Reduce hardware costs by 50% or more by running multiple operating...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization. QEMU is a hosted virtual machine...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • VMware Workstation Player icon

    VMware Workstation Player

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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    Parallels Desktop

    Parallels Desktop gives Mac users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as Mac OS X on any...

    Commercial Mac

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    VMware Fusion

    Seamlessly run your favorite Windows applications and devices, on any Intel-based Mac. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware Fusion is the easiest way to switch...

    Commercial Mac

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    Portable Virtualbox

    Portable-VirtualBox is a free and open source software tool that lets you run any operating system from a usb stick without separate installation. It unpacks and adjusts...

    Open Source Windows

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    Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common...

    Open Source Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

  • OpenVZ icon


    OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical...

    Open Source Linux

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    Boot Camp

    Boot Camp is a utility by that assists users in installing Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or GNU/Linux operating systems on Macs. Boot Camp guides users through...

    Free Mac

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    QEMU Manager

    Qemu Manager is an easy to use management tool for the open-source QEMU emulator. It has a wealth of features for creating, managing...

    Free Windows

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    VMware vCenter Converter

    Automate and simplify physical to only VMware virtual machine conversions as well as conversions from other virtual machine formats to only vdmk with VMware vCenter...

    Free Windows

  • Parallels Workstation icon

    Parallels Workstation

    + Professional-grade Virtualization for PCs: Simultaneously run a wide variety of Windows versions, Linux distributions, web stacks, database configurations, and...

    Commercial Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The website doesn't exist any more. It's not in the list of products on the home page.
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    VMWare Disk Mount

    The VMWare Disk Mount utility allows you to mount a VMDK file as a drive. VMWARE distributes a command line utility with no graphical interface (GUI). This is the...

VMLite XP Mode Comments

Virtual Computer in Your Pocket: Have your old PC up an ...

Comment by em4020
about VMLite XP Mode · Jun 2011 ·

Virtual Computer in Your Pocket: Have your old PC up and running in your new PC, using VMLite:
The following instructions you can read on Page 10 of ConsumerVirtualization.pdf downloadable from (1)
Have your old PC up and running in your new PC, using VMLite:
• Get an external hard drive that can hold all the data on your old PC.
• Copy a simple VMLite program to the hard drive and connect the hard drive to the old PC.
• Run the copied VMLite program, which will convert your old PC to a file accessible from your new PC.
• Once the conversion is done, connect the hard disk to your new PC, and start running and enjoying your old PC!
A similar but interesting use for VMLite is to use it to create a backup of your Netbook computer, and run it on your desktop PC.


Portable VMLite and Portable VBoot (2):There is a portable ...

Comment by em4020
about VMLite XP Mode · Jun 2011 ·

Portable VMLite and Portable VBoot (2):
There is a portable version available now (it is not for free), details see
(2) Small VMLite VBoot iconVMLite VBoot


Windows XP mode no longer requires a system with hardware v ...

Comment by mistaecko
about VMLite XP Mode · Jun 2011 ·