Help understanding virtualisation programs

  dave__g 13:31 04 May 2014

I have two programs with will not run on my new PC Windows 8.1 64-bit. Lotus 1-2-3 doesn't like 64-bit and Dragon naturally speaking 11 is not supported in Windows 8.

I have Windows 8.1 pro which includes the virtualisation program Hyper- V. If I create a new virtual PC running Windows XP 32-bit and install Lotus and Dragon on that will I be able to use those programs when I am in Windows 8. For example will I be able to dictate into dragon NaturallySpeaking running on the virtual XP and have the result type in word running in Windows 8.1.

When I am working in Windows 8.1 can I cut and paste information from Lotus 123.

  bumpkin 22:47 05 May 2014

Well that seems to have answered the OP's question.

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