[lug] What is a good virtual for installing Windows into?

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Mon Jan 31 11:34:13 MST 2011

On 1/31/2011 10:54 AM, Ken Weinert wrote:
>   I know, I know - but I need Windows to remote in to work and I have 
> some web sites that I have to ensure work under IE. I no longer have any 
> Windows at home and I'd rather run it as a virtual than as a dual boot.
> A related question: which version of Windows runs easiest in a virtual?

Well, since the licensing has changed in Vista and Windows 7 to require
that you use Business or Ultimate for any virtual guests, then I would
say Windows XP or 2000. And since 2000 is unsupported I suppose XP has
to be the one.

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