Free Virtual PC from Microsoft

Virtualization has long been a fun toy for PC enthusiasts, and a godsend for developers who need to test their applications on a wide variety of operating systems. Now Microsoft has opened up the fun to everyone by releasing Virtual PC 2004 SP1 for Windows as a free download.

Virtual PC started life out as a commercial product sold by Connectix for the Macintosh platform that enabled Mac users to run PC applications. The company later released versions for Windows, OS/2, and Red Hat Linux. In 2003 Microsoft purchased the company and the product became known as Microsoft Virtual PC. Free Virtual PC from Microsoft

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 13th July 2006 1:27AM