|Might look at PCAnywhere. You can do it all yourself too if needed. PCA is about as fast as it will get.|
The reason you don't see any windows gui is because too much overheard. It did work almost well enough with text and dos but now you won't be able to use much more than 8 bit color and quite a lag.
"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10