Q. Can I use Windows for Workgroups in Hyper-V?

A. No. You can install Windows for Workgroups, but when you try and boot it, it will just hang. Even setting the processor to legacy mode doesn't help. You can, however, get Windows for Workgroups to run under Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7, as shown below. So useful :-)

Click to expand.

Related Reading:

Check out hundreds more useful Q&As like this in John Savill's FAQ for Windows. Also, watch instructional videos made by John at ITTV.net.
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.