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Windows Virtual PC Action

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The Windows Virtual PC action starts a Windows Virtual PC virtual machine.  See here for options for automating build steps within a virtual machine.


Virtual machine: The virtual machine filename to start.


Additional command-line options to pass: Adds the specified options to the Windows Virtual PC command line (optional).


Override Windows Virtual PC executable filename: Overrides the default location for the Windows Virtual PC executable (optional).


Advanced Tab


Remote Tab



This action has been tested with Windows Virtual PC for Windows 7.
If Visual Build doesn't detect that this product is installed when first run, this action will not be displayed (existing steps will still be displayed in the Step panes and will build normally).  To show all hidden actions, right-click in the Actions pane and choose Show Hidden.