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You cannot drag a file from one virtual machine to another virtual machine in Virtual PC 2004
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When you try to drag a file from one virtual machine to another virtual machine, the file is not successfully copied to the second virtual machine.
This issue occurs because Virtual PC does not support drag-and-drop functionality from one virtual machine directly to another virtual machine.
To resolve this issue, make sure that Virtual Machine Additions is installed on all the relevant virtual machines, drag the file (or folder) from one virtual machine to the host operating system desktop, and then drag the file (or folder) from the host operating system desktop to another virtual machine.
Install Virtual Machine AdditionsNote The following procedure assumes that both virtual machines are currently running.