Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1

How can I exchange files between the host computer and a Virtual Accounts or between several VAs?

Question 2

How can I move quickly to the choice of desktops (virtual user accounts)?

Question 3

When will iCore Virtual Accounts support Microsoft Windows Vista/7?

Question 4

I would like to use one Virtual Accounts to test device drivers (USB devices). Is this possible, or do device drivers need to be installed on the host OS?

Question 5

How are Virtual Accounts affected by patches to the OS, changing device drivers, application missconfigurations, uninstalling apps or deleting files on the host OS?

Q1: How can I exchange files between the host computer and a Virtual Accounts or between several VAs?

You can use shared folder. To create shared folder go to base unvirtualized user account and create folder "C:\Shared Files".
Go to your Virtual Account and create folder "C:\Shared Files". Now you can use this folder as shared.
Shared folders are folders in the host operating system that are visible to the Virtual Accounts too. These folders can be used for exchanging files between the real Windows Operating System and a VA or between several VAs.

Q2: How can I move quickly to the choice of desktops (virtual user accounts)?

You have two opportunities to move to the choice of Virtual Accounts.

Select Start >> Log Off >> "Logoff" or "Switch User" and choose user at Windows Welcome Screen;

Select icon "To switch a computer" at desktop


Q3: When will iCore Virtual Accounts support Microsoft Windows Vista/7?

In the nearest time iCore will release iCore Virtual Accounts for Microsoft Windows Vista.

Q4: I would like to use one Virtual Account to test device drivers (USB devices). Is this possible, or do device drivers need to be installed on the host OS?

If you want to test device drivers you must to install it on the the host. Once the drive has been installed in host, those updates are immediately seen within each VA.

Q5: How are Virtual Accounts affected by patches to the OS, changing device drivers, application missconfigurations, uninstalling apps or deleting files on the host OS?

Once the host has been patched, those updates are immediately seen within each VA.
Application missconfigurations,uninstalling are also visible for Virtual Account.
New application aren't visible for Virtual Accounts. It you did't change this file on Virtual Accounts, than when you delete this a file on the host OS, it will be automatically removed from VA.