[amsat-bb] Re: Software must have list
ka3hsw at att.net
Sun Aug 19 12:46:55 PDT 2012
Note that you can also install XP in a virtual machine on lesser versions of
Win 7 (and Vista), but it's a multi-step process, and you must supply the XP
First, download and install Virtual PC from Microsoft. Then create a
virtual machine, and install XP onto it just as you would to a real PC.
I did it on my Acer netbook with Win 7 Home Premium, so I know it works.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET>
To: "'Andrew Glasbrenner'" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>; "'Amsat-BB'"
<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 19, 2012 9:10 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Software must have list
> You didn't mention what version of Win7. If Pro or up, you can download a
> free XP virtual environment from MS, which works well for old programs,
> even allows ancient DOS programs to access comm ports.
> For non-ham stuff, a good antivirus program, and a backup program such as
> Acronis, Norton, or perhaps Paragon.
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