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got it to install ok, it just wont run.

running Iatkos 1.oi


Asus P5B plus

When i run i get...failed to launch error.

details are..



Process: Virtual PC [2149]

Path: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC

Identifier: com.microsoft.VirtualPC

Version: 7.0.0 (7.0.0)

Build Info: Virtual PC.app-7.0.0~40819

Code Type: PPC (Translated)

Parent Process: launchd [1090]


Date/Time: 2008-02-05 11:00:29.632 -0500

OS Version: Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.1 (9B18)

Report Version: 6



Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000001, 0x0000000000000000

Crashed Thread: 0


Thread 0 Crashed:

0 translate 0xb80a1c17 0xb8000000 + 662551

1 translate 0xb80bd6fb 0xb8000000 + 775931

2 translate 0xb80b6b77 0xb8000000 + 748407

3 translate 0xb80d4530 0xb8000000 + 869680

4 translate 0xb813d2cf spin_lock_wrapper + 4259


Thread 1:

0 ??? 0x800bb8e6 0 + 2148251878

1 ??? 0x800c30dc 0 + 2148282588

2 translate 0xb818b69a CallPPCFunctionAtAddressInt + 202826

3 ??? 0x800ec075 0 + 2148450421

4 ??? 0x800ebf32 0 + 2148450098


Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):

eax: 0x00000000 ebx: 0xb80a1b98 ecx: 0xb7fff95c edx: 0x800f99f2

edi: 0x00000002 esi: 0xb81d8c18 ebp: 0xb7fff9c8 esp: 0xb7fff990

ss: 0x0000001f efl: 0x00010282 eip: 0xb80a1c17 cs: 0x00000017

ds: 0x0000001f es: 0x0000001f fs: 0x00000000 gs: 0x00000037

cr2: 0x80043d28


Binary Images:

0xb8000000 - 0xb81d7fe7 translate ??? (???) /usr/libexec/oah/translate


Translated Code Information:

Rosetta Version: 20.44

Args: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC -psn_0_467058

Exception: EXC_BAD_INSTRUCTION (0x0002)


Thread 0: Crashed (0xb7fff5ec, 0x800bb8e6)

0x001abc04: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : ___code_start__ + 1733988

0x001eb8d0: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : ___code_start__ + 1995312

0x001ab400: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : ___code_start__ + 1731936

0x000048a0: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : ___code_start__ + 512

0x000046d0: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : ___code_start__ + 48

0x00000000: /Applications/Virtual PC.app/Contents/MacOS/Virtual PC : + 0


PPC Thread State

srr0: 0x00000000 srr1: 0x00000000 vrsave: 0x00000000

cr: 0xXXXXXXXX xer: 0x20000000 lr: 0x001abc1c ctr: 0x00c789d0

r00: 0x00006002 r01: 0xbfffef40 r02: 0x00000000 r03: 0x00000005

r04: 0x00000003 r05: 0x00000024 r06: 0x0000002c r07: 0x00001a03

r08: 0x00000000 r09: 0x00000000 r10: 0x00474128 r11: 0x00e185f4

r12: 0x00c789d0 r13: 0x00000000 r14: 0x00000000 r15: 0x00000000

r16: 0x00000000 r17: 0x00000000 r18: 0x00000000 r19: 0x00000000

r20: 0x00000000 r21: 0x00000000 r22: 0x00000000 r23: 0x00000000

r24: 0x00000000 r25: 0x00000000 r26: 0xbffff7f0 r27: 0x056449ec

r28: 0x003205f4 r29: 0xbffff158 r30: 0x001ab814 r31: 0xbfffef40


hope it helps.

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Virtual PC is a PowerPC application for emulating x86 PCs on G3, G4 and G5 Macs.


Firstly, you are trying to emulate PowerPC, to run the app to emulate x86, which will be very, very slow if it even works.

Secondly, you want VMware Fusion or Parallels instead!!

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