Virtual PC ???

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Virtual PC ???

Postby imzee » Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:23 pm

Salam to all

what is the best virtual PC for windows platform to virtualize other operating systems?

1. Microsoft virtual PC
or
2. VMWare

?
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Postby LinuxFreaK » Fri Nov 14, 2008 1:00 pm

Dear imzee,
Salam,

imzee wrote:what is the best virtual PC for windows platform to virtualize other operating systems?
1. Microsoft virtual PC
2. VMWare


For Windows i should go for Micro$oft Virtual PC, reason behind that because you are using Micro$oft Windows then you should use another Product which was made by Micro$oft. However if you want to use VMWare t hen it would be good as well.

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Postby lambda » Fri Nov 14, 2008 1:35 pm

that depends on what operating system you want to run hosted. vmware supports linux, freebsd, and others; virtual pc officially doesn't. you also have to jump through some hoops to install linux on virtual pc.

there's also qemu; use it with the kqemu kernel extension to speed things up.
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Postby x2oxen » Sun Nov 16, 2008 12:38 pm

I like VMWare personally it works good for me.
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