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Virtual Machines - VMWare user switching to Microsoft

I am used to using VMWare Workstation - and have been very happy with it. I have been using it for sandboxing programming environments and testing. I am now in an environment where we must use Microsoft technology.

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Guest [Entry]

You can still run VMWare on Windows. Their latest VMWare player is free and you can reuse images that you have previosly created and actually latest player allows you to create new ones and then use ISO files to install OS. You can also look at VirtualBox from Sun - it's awesome, I really like it
Guest [Entry]

"Virtual PC is the Microsoft 'equivalent' to VMWare Workstation.

In my experience, unless you're running Windows inside Virtual PC...the performance is definitely lacking compared to VMWare Workstation.

Not sure it's a possibility since you're trying to go all Microsoft, but Sun has a sweet open source VM platform called VirtualBox which, in my experience, out-performs both VMWare Workstation and Virtual PC."