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I am a software developer and I need to test my software on different OS all the time. I am using free VPC images from IE6 compat kit from Microsoft but they have only limited options of Windows Versions (Win XP SP3 and some restricted version of Vista).

I need a service where I could rent a Virtual OS in the cloud and connect via Remote Dektop. Use for couple of hours and then discard all the stuff I have been doing there.

I tried using Amazon S3 but they only have Windows Server 2003

Anyone knows of such a service that would offer different XP/Vista/7 versions ?

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closed as too localized by random Apr 8 '10 at 10:04

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Sorry, but shopping type questions are discouraged on SU. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/36056/not-the-shopping –  random Apr 8 '10 at 10:04
    
Can't you get a MSDN account and get lincenses to test it on each version? –  Ivo Flipse Apr 8 '10 at 10:06
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@random: His question may well be "does this type of thing exist?" in which case its not too localized at all. I think its an interesting and valid question. –  Mick Apr 8 '10 at 10:08
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Oh well. I understand it can be seen as something where companies would be able to pitch this sort of service and get free advertising from this page. But seriously I have been looking at this problem for months and have not found a suitable solution. I was hoping that someone would point out a solution for this problem - surely testing software on multiple OS is important issue? –  user33606 Apr 8 '10 at 10:51
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bummer, was looking for the same thing. haven't found anything yet. sorry to see this question closed. –  Dan Williams Jan 3 '12 at 19:52
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