Auto publish Virtual applications in Windows Virtual PC

Windows Virtual PC (WVPC) provides a feature called virtual applications, using which you can access apps running in a VM seamlessly from Windows 7 host Start menu. These apps get added to host start menu automatically upon installing inside VM using a feature called Auto Publish. For a Windows based VM (XP SP3 and higher […]

Windows Virtual PC (WVPC) provides a feature called virtual applications, using which you can access apps running in a VM seamlessly from Windows 7 host Start menu. These apps get added to host start menu automatically upon installing inside VM using a feature called Auto Publish. For a Windows based VM (XP SP3 and higher versions), you need to install “Update for Windows XP SP3 or above to enable RemoteApp” or “Update for Windows Vista SP1 or above to enable RemoteApp” inside VM. Windows XP mode VHD has this package preinstalled. Also, you need to ensure auto-publishing is enabled in VM settings. Open ‘Virtual Machines’ folder and select VM