Emulation - Has Anyone Tried It?
Posted Dec 23 2017 - 03:51 PM
Returning to the 21st century - is it time to consider applying this reverse engineering to our Sim, to free it from annoying updates, and future hazards? Is there a Virtual machine made yet, to run WinXp from within Windows10 ?
I'm not 10 equipped, so can't test or recommend a Virtual XP, or 7, but it would be interesting to hear if someone already has.
Posted Dec 26 2017 - 12:39 PM
Have a vague recollection someone commented about this in the past?
Interesting idea and maybe a solution when all else fails?
Still on XP for GPL, so no problems and can't test.
Posted Dec 26 2017 - 06:37 PM
Always wanted to know. I have just refurbished an old Vista machine, for classic gaming. I use my Win 8.1 or Win 10 tablet for mostly emails,downloading,shopping and surfing the net.
So I only use the old Vista for gaming.Security wise we know Microsoft aren't updating older OS and Win 7 is ready to be dropped too.
How do you and others operate on old systems, to avoid threats and Viruses. Do you keep the internet connection off and only game on the old machine.
Or are there other workarounds ? As we know malware and viruses, can potentially, come through the back door.
Thanks and apologies for the lack of knowledge question.
Posted Dec 27 2017 - 08:44 AM
Happy New Year!
Have been running Grand Prix Legends on not-connected not protected exclusively dedicated-to-GPL dual core Pentium tower for many years.
Recently got a 5-device PC Matic license as it does allege to protect XP machines so thinking about taking the rig on-line, maybe, sometime, if/when I get off my butt.
Like to know what you do about on-line security.
Appreciate the PCHelp links btw.
Edited by John Woods, Dec 27 2017 - 09:08 AM.
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