Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Oct 2006 14:09 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Microsoft on Thursday released a beta version of Virtual PC 2007, the latest version of the company's virtual machine software that is capable of running Windows Vista as both a host and guest operating system. The update takes advantage of new hardware virtualization technology from both Intel and AMD. Virtual PC 2007 Beta is available for download from Microsoft's Connect beta site.
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Why?
by WarpKat on Fri 13th Oct 2006 15:29 UTC
WarpKat
Member since:
2006-02-06

VMWare is already FREE - it's FREE - FREE FREE FREE!

And it WORKS on Win/Lin and will soon work on Mac!

Not to mention it runs more x86 operating systems than you can shake a stick at!

MS must be grabbing at a lot of straws right now just to get some market share back in the virtualization arena.

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RE: Why?
by Marcellus on Fri 13th Oct 2006 16:08 in reply to "Why?"
Marcellus Member since:
2005-08-26

I can't recall which turned free first, but Virtual PC 2004, and Virtual Server have been free for some time already.

What exactly is your point?

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v RE: Why?
by deb2006 on Fri 13th Oct 2006 19:59 in reply to "Why?"
RE[2]: Why?
by Maciek on Sat 14th Oct 2006 00:02 in reply to "RE: Why?"
Maciek Member since:
2005-11-15

What part of the original comment didn't you understand? You don't have to pay for it, so the author correctly used one of the many definitions of the English word "free".

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