Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th May 2002 16:41 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The open source Bochs, VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. and VirtualPC from Connectix are applications that virtualize or emulate the x86 hardware, allowing you to run multiple operating systems on top of a "host" operating system that these three applications run upon. This means that you will be able to run Linux or FreeBSD or other supported "guest" OSes under Windows, Linux (or Macintosh), inside a window or fullscreen. But which one delivers the best performance for the money? And what about the free Bochs?
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Emulating win98 over a win2k environment
by Zudzug on Thu 9th May 2002 14:44 UTC

Has anyone of you been successfull at running win98 games over VMWare and the likes? All I want is an emulator. There's those games (like Final Fantasy VII, Star Wars Pod Racer and Soul Reaver) that just won't run that well over win2k or XP. I tried emulating win98 with VMWare 3.1 I think, but in the end I couldn't get it to emulate the environment properly.

I don't care how much ressources I have to waste to get decent emulation, today's computer exceed the minimum requirements by as much as a whole gigahertz, an extra 460mb of ram and the likes.

So, is there anything out there that would let me run old DirectX games in emulation? I just hate to have to reboot everytime...