Let's start by informing everyone that I have an Intel Mac with Parallels v3, runs XP (and 2000 and 98 !!) just fine, extremely fast too. But on the G5 next to it, I need to do some Windows testing. I managed pretty well with getting Parallels Window environments into a sandbox, just internet connectivity, access to the optical drives and one shared drive is perfect, and I want to achieve the same level of a sandbox in Virtual PC v7. Background is, I've used VPC v3 on G3, v5 on my G4. Both of these were a dream (OK slow on the G3) but VPC 7 is required to run on my dual G5. From the manual I see it installs all kinds of intergration tools into the heart of the Mac OS (ouch), requires a restart (I restart about once every 3 months due to the amount of stuff I keep running). I can live with this, if I can be sure that I can turn off all the integration tools I don't want. From the manual I can see all the Application and Client OS Environment settings, some look as though they turn off unwanted features, but I would like to know from someone who used it, just how configurable it is into getting it into the proverbial sandbox ? It would have been simple enough to install it and see, but restarting during the next 2 weeks is a pain I can do without, if anyone has direct experience and can share it. Just another cheeky question, manual states XP and 2000 are supported in VPC 7. Did anyone try installing 98, I presume it's fine but just not supported. Or is there something that prevents me even trying to install it ? Any help gratefully received.