Microsoft is giving away FREE all of their OSes in virtualbox format XP - Win 8.1

Discussion in 'Virtualization' started by Ronshere, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. Ronshere

    Ronshere MDL Novice

    Jul 4, 2011
    #1 Ronshere, Sep 11, 2013
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    They have VMware images too :thumbsup:
  3. LaMont Bingerson

    LaMont Bingerson MDL Novice

    Sep 11, 2013
    It's not the same at all. Technet is giving away server stuff. This offer is for theirdesktop operating systems in VMware and Virtualbox.
  4. acyuta

    acyuta MDL Expert

    Mar 8, 2010
    It should not be free or it is a rare case that has escaped MS attention till now.

    Anyway, this is useful for people who may not have a OS iso to make a virtual machine system. For people with DVD/iso already in hand, it is a waste of bandwidth and time. Grap the vm software (virtualbox, vmware), and create a VM in 15-20 mins.

    I would say a useful link overall.
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