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Re: [vox] Win4Lin vs VMWare...



One app in particular, called Studio DC10 (Pinnacle Systems), *only* runs
on Win 9X/ME, due to the driver for the card (the company refuses to port
the driver to NTish platforms).

On Wed, 1 May 2002, Rod Roark wrote:

> VMware is pretty good, though I've seen it crash a few times,
> including the recent 3.0 version.  But the main problem with
> expensive software like this is you keep having to buy the
> upgrades.  I have no experience with Win4Lin.
>
> What Windows apps do you need to run?  Do you have a second
> computer?  Perhaps there's a better solution.
>
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
>
> On Wednesday 01 May 2002 15:35, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> > Fellow LUGODders,
> >
> > I am considering buying either VMWare or Win4Lin. I am sick of
> > having my wife's computer going south every 5 minutes (hyperbole
> > intended). I want to go Linux all the way but still give her (and
> > me) the ability to run Windows apps.
> >
> > There is an evaluation version of VMWare available, but I can't find
> > anything like that at the Win4Lin site. Anyone run either program?
> > Is Win4Lin as good as VMWare? Win4Lin is a heck of a lot cheaper
> > than VMWare--suffice to say, I'm leaning in that direction.
> >
> > Thanks!
>
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R. Douglas Barbieri
doug@dooglio.net
www.dooglio.net

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