Free Virtual Windows?

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Pyrophorus

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I have heard that virtual machines are available for free, but I was just wondering if anyone knew of any resources links for them
 
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Pyrophorus said:
I have heard that virtual machines are available for free, but I was just wondering if anyone knew of any resources links for them
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Microsoft's Virtual PC is free, the operating systems you can install into it are not free.
 

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When I was out at MS last year for some meetings on Vista, we ran Vista inside Virtual PC. The machines we ran it on had 2gb's of ram and it really lagged alot. But most of the Betas lagged even on a Normal Machine. Things really sped up once they released RC1. I would dedicate at least 1gb for Vista if you plan on running it inside a VM. So you would have to have more than 1gb of ram on your PC.

It is really dependent on what OS you are running inside the VM and what apps are running inside of it.
 

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I run virtual machines with anything from 32kb (MS-DOS) to 512mb for Windows XP, the VM will consume that amount and some additional overhead.
 
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