VMWare ships beta for Windows NT

VMWare has finally shipped the beta version of its namesake VMWare forWindows NT, a "virtual platform" that allows developers to run multipleoperating systems simultaneously, without rebooting or repartitioning.Originally available for the Linux

Paul Thurrott

July 1, 1999

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VMWare has finally shipped the beta version of its namesake VMWare forWindows NT, a "virtual platform" that allows developers to run multipleoperating systems simultaneously, without rebooting or repartitioning.Originally available for the Linux platform, the Windows NT version ofVMWare supports concurrent sessions with Linux, Windows 95, Windows 98, orvirtually any other Intel-based operating system.

VMWare for Windows NT beta requires a Pentium II 266 or higher with at least128 MB of RAM. For more information and the free download, please visit theVMWare Web site

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Paul Thurrott

Paul Thurrott is senior technical analyst for Windows IT Pro. He writes the SuperSite for Windows, a weekly editorial for Windows IT Pro UPDATE, and a daily Windows news and information newsletter called WinInfo Daily UPDATE.

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