FS: Virtual PC 7 Standalone

Discussion in 'Marketplace Archive 2' started by dswoodley, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2002
    For sale: Virtual PC 7 Standalone version. Last version before MS axed developed of Windows emulation. Works on PPC only. $50 shipped OBO.

    PM me if interested.
  2. macrumors 601


    Sep 16, 2007
    Northeastern Ohio
    does that allow any ms software to run on a mac? like 0ffice 2007? i might be interested.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2002
    The technical answer is yes. Virtual PC allows for the Windows OS to be emulated on PPC macs. You would need your own copy of Windows. I have no idea what sort of performance you could expect from Office 2007. Windows XP ran somewhat slow on my G5 imac. Usable for certain tasks (word processing, spreadsheets, email) but not others (games, video, et al). I used Office 2003 and it worked ok. I do not know if Virtual PC will run Vista. If it does, I expect the performance would be poor though.
  4. macrumors 65816


    U so fUnNy, U's a fUnNy guy, yes U is :eek: :D

    In other words: NOT!!!!!!!
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2002
    Actually a little research shows that Vista will run in Virtual PC, even worse than XP, but it still runs. :D

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