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How does virtualizing differ from emulation, in terms of structure?

Someone told me that a virtualizing program like VirtualBox does not work like an emulator does in the sense that it doesn't emulate registers and uses the actual ones for the virtualized data that ...
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3answers
654 views

What's the best way of running a Linux distro transparently on top of Windows?

I'm having an issue I'm sure lots of people have. I LOVE Unix and I'm indifferent about Windows. I would love to be on Unix all the time, but as an avid gamer I find myself forced to use Windows. But ...
2
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2answers
195 views

What emulator / VM software can I use to create a Win32-portable Linux Guest?

I want to create a portable VM setup so that I can boot a Linux install regardless of which Windows XP / Windows 7 host machine I am on. I was looking at Qemu but it doesn't appear to have a ...
2
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6answers
585 views

16-bit DOS on Windows Vista+

I have a friend that uses some really old business software and for whatever reason doesn't want to check out a new version (if one even exists, he's in a niche market). The software ran as a 16-bit ...
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1answer
207 views

Runnig a Windows 7 in a virtual machine (linux host) from a partition

At the moment I'm dual booting openSUSE 11.2 64bit and Windows 7 64bit. I'd like to run some windows applications from Linux without rebooting into windows or using Wine (which doesn't work on ...