I was going to create a partition to run 3 programs, an accounting program, SQL server express, and payroll program that all need to be linked. I wanted it on a seperate partition so that I could sync the trio of programs with my laptop.
I then came across VHD and Virtual PC. I thought Virtual Pc may have an advantage to a partition or VHD as I would only have to install the programs once. It is also good for recovery in case I have to get going again very quickly
What I wanted to know was would I be able to sync my two virtual pc's, one on the laptop and one on PC. Also if a colleague had a windows 7 pc as well could I lend them a copy of my virtual pc so that they could run my accounts and payroll whilst I am absent instead of me having to lend them my laptop itself?
Would I have to install Office again on my virtual pc?
Can I share folders between my virtual pc and my pc?
Do I have to backup my virtual pc seperately?
Is it easy to copy virtual pc's to different machines and copy them back.
Any advise appreciated.