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Windows 7 Setup Hangs When “Setup Is Starting Windows” is displayed

Solution:

-Set the DVD drive jumper on Master

-Boot the Windows 7 Install cd

-Press F5 and select advanced options by the F8 button

-Choose SAFE MODE

 

VirtualBox 4.1

Changelog for VirtualBox 4.1

VirtualBox 4.1.10 (released 2012-03-13)
This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • GUI: if 3D support on the host is not available for some reason, do not only disable this VM setting but also uncheck the checkbox
  • VMM: fixed a potential problem causing to schedule interrupts during SYSEXIT right after STI
  • VMM: fixed a potential guest memory corruption issue with page fusion
  • VMM: adjusted the module matching algorithm for page fusion a little, generally resulting in slightly more shared pages
  • Main: host interfaces no longer have “defaults” for IP address and network mask attributes
  • Main: don’t depend on a password for certain guest control operations (bug #10030)
  • 3D Support: fixed Windows XP hosts support (4.1.8 regression; bugs #10071 and #10088)
  • 3D Support: rendering fixes for Linux hosts with NVIDIA graphics
  • 3D Support: fixed saved state issues (4.1.8 regression; bug #10126)
  • 3D Support: WDDM driver: fixed powershell_ise crashes (bug #10167), make WPF-based apps work with Aero enabled, fixed additional possible WinSAT crashes
  • VRDP: fixed remote clipboard compatibility issues with some clients
  • Storage: fixed a possible data corruption when compacting VDI or VHD images with snapshots (32-bit hosts only)
  • iSCSI: fixed crash when using incorrect credentials when authenticating with a LIO target (bug #10173)
  • Serial: don’t abort in host mode under rare error conditions (non-Windows hosts only)
  • SDK: actually ship current C bindings
  • SDK: fixed the Java glue code for JDK 1.7.0 (bug #9848)
  • SDK: added Python example
  • Metrics: make metrics collection more robust regarding blocked VMs
  • Web service: added SSL/TLS support
  • VBoxShell: fixed Guest Additions information lookup
  • Solaris installer: fixed dependency checking while installing VirtualBox in a zone
  • Linux hosts/guests: Linux 3.3-rc1 compile fixes
  • Solaris hosts: fixed debug kernel panics while opening module CTF data (bug #9651)
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed Python support on Lion
  • Linux Additions: make 3D passthrough work on OL/RHEL 6.2 (bug #10010)
  • Linux Additions: fixed missing implementation when copying shared folder data through kernel high memory (bug #9878)
  • Linux Additions: make sure all data is written when closing a memory mapped file on a shared folder
  • Linux Additions: added support for X.Org Server 1.12
  • Solaris Additions: fixed guest kernel driver to load properly on guest reboot (4.1.8 regression; bug #10113)
  • Solaris Additions: fixed missing 64-bit OpenGL library VBoxOGL.so (bug #10151)
  • Solaris Additions: fixed VBoxService import and start for Solaris 11 guests.
  • Windows Additions: some Windows 8 adaptions
  • Windows Additions: several fixes for shared folders (bug #9753)
  • Guest control: miscellaneous bugfixes

 

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Retro Gamer nr. 100.

 

Issue 100
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Inside The Spectrum
– We speak to the designers about Britain’s best-loved 8-bit home computer.
David Braben Celebrates Elite
– The co-creator of Elite examines his 28-year old classic.
The Making Of Sonic The Hedgehog
– Yuji Naka reveals the creation of Sega’s popular blue mascot.
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– Eastern Blocks: The Story Of Game Boy Tetris
– Ralph Baer, the godfather of videogames
– EUgene Jarvis Discusses Robotron: 2084
– David Crane’s Tricks Of The Trade
– 100 Classic Gaming Moments
– Type-In Game RG Rampage
– John Romero Discusses Dangerous Dave
– In The Chair With Andrew Braybrook
– A Moment With
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