Virtual PC Main Tab
This tab of the Virtual PC action specifies the operation and machine information.
Operation: The virtual machine operation to perform.
Machine name: The name or filename of the virtual machine.
Don't start Virtual PC console: Starts the specified virtual machine without starting Virtual PC Console. This can be useful for simplifying the Virtual PC interface in a corporate or lab environment, where users only want to access a virtual machine and do not need access to Virtual PC Console. Applies only when starting Virtual PC.
Don't start machines configured to start automatically: Prevents the starting of any virtual machines that are configured to start automatically. Applies only when starting Virtual PC.
Turn on host-side disk caching: Turns on host-side disk caching, which can improve performance of virtual machines running operating systems other than Windows. This can be useful for resolving poor performance problems with disk intensive tasks. Applies only when starting Virtual PC.
Disable close button: Disables the Close button on the specified virtual machine. Applies only when starting the virtual machine.
Clip accelerated S3 bit coordinates to 12 bits: Clips accelerated S3 bit coordinates to 12 bits on the specified virtual machine. Applies only when starting the virtual machine.
Network connections operate in external only mode: Specifies that all network connections on the specified virtual machine operate in external only mode. This limits the access of the virtual machine to only resources external to the physical computer. Applies only when starting the virtual machine.
Screen mode: Optionally changes the screen mode between full screen, windowed, and minimized.
Bring window to foreground: Brings the specified virtual machine to the foreground of the screen. Applies only when the virtual machine is running.