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How to set-up Windows 7 on Synology Virtual Machine Manager Beta

Ensure that your device is compatible (Release Note)
Applied Models
17-series: FS3017, FS2017, RS4017xs+, RS18017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, DS3617xs, DS1817+, DS1517+
16-series: RS18016xs+, RS2416+, RS2416RP+, DS916+
15-series: RC18015xs+, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS1815+, DS1515+, RS815+, RS815RP+
14-series: RS3614xs+, RS3614xs, RS3614RPxs
13-series: RS10613xs+, RS3413xs+
12-series: DS3612xs, RS3412xs, RS3412RPxs
11-series: DS3611xs, RS3411xs, RS3411RPxs

System Requirements
Btrfs Volume
4GB system memory or above
DSM 6.1.1 or above

Download Synology Virtio Driver ISO

Create your Windows System Image using your own ISO copy of Windows 7, and create another System Image of the Virtio Driver ISO you just downloaded

Let begin… Create Virtual Machine

No storage found by default, must install Synology Storage driver from the Virtio ISO

Select the right driver depending on your Windows is 32bit or 64bit

To get the Network to work you must install the Synology Guest Agent Installer that is located on the Virtio Driver ISO

There are only two resolution 1024 x 768 or 800 x 600

-No sound
-No USB connection
-GPU driver is limited

To get better resolution just use Windows Remote Desktop

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  1. LittleLama

    Really clear tutorial ! Thank you very much !

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