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How to Make a “Virtual PC” on Your USB Device

How to Make a “Virtual PC” on  Your USB Device

How to Make a “Virtual PC” on Your USB Device

Forget about all the stress of only having one operating system!

By cloning an operating system onto a usb device, you can create an accurate representation of an entire computer that you can remove or insert whenever you’d like to switch operating systems. How is that possible? Let us explain. 

Simulators Versus Dual-Boots

A “Virtual PC” is essentially a simulator with additional power, storage, and functionalities.

This form of “virtual PC” technology is oftentimes considered superior to dual-boot technology because it enables the user to access both operating systems simultaneously, whereas a dual-boot requires a total restart and can only access one at a time.

How to Create your “Virtual PC”

To do this, you’re going to need a USB with a huge amount of space. Too little space and your virtual PC won’t have enough storage to do much of anything, assuming it even has enough storage to install the operating system.

The next step is to install the operating system. Do so by following the set-up wizard that comes with the operating system. Just make sure to install the software onto the USB removal device rather than the computer itself, or you can run into a few serious problems.

Next, you’re going to need to download the software and follow the prompts given by that system. It requires a little bit of coding to do successfully, but the syntax is simple enough even for beginners to understand.


This can prove to be quite a bit of work, but the increased utility of having simultaneous access to two different computers and multiple operating systems all on the same physical device will surely outweigh the costs!