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Windows 7: What's a VM?

22 Jan 2015   #1
AaLF

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
What's a VM?

OK. The question admittedly is too basic. The real question though is only one level up as I'm void of info on this stuff.

Skim-read I can run win7 with Linux inside a VM so that i can have 2 OSs' & effortlessly jump between them without the pain of rebooting each time??? Yes / no?

Disclaimer: I really do have no fore-knowledge on VMs


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22 Jan 2015   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Virtual Machine

Yes, you swap seamlessly between different OS...depending on the OS.

Try VMWare Player 8 - its free. Recommend trying LinuxMint 17.1 or Ubuntu with it.
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