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Chris Titus shares an excellent video tutorial on setting up a Windows VM on Linux using QEMU/KVM and Virtmanager. It is really brilliant.

My main desktop in my home office is running Debian Bookworm and I have my Windows install in a VM that performs about as good as it did on the bare metal.

Setup QEMU and Virtmanager on Debian blog post:

Youtube video of Windows Install:

Note the link is time-stamped on purpose because he shows a typical setup first and then deletes it and starts the right way. The link is directly to the right way.

After initial setup, the video continues and references this guide:

Thank you, Chris!