Actually, there is another free Virtual Machine from VMWare, called the
that fully supports talking to hardware, including USB, Serial and Parallel
It's the VMWare player, available here:
I also suggest this web site: http://www.easyvmx.com/easyvmx.shtml
It will allow you to configure a virtual machine according to your specs,
then you download the files.
I've used plenty of VMs for Ham radio software... great for everything
except generating CW.
There, you'll want to use a Winkey or something similar.
73, Gerry W1VE
On Dec 12, 2007 1:48 PM, Dave Hachadorian <K6LL@arrl.net> wrote:
> I just stumbled across a reference to Microsoft Virtual PC,
> a free program from Microsoft that supposedly allows the use
> of multiple operating systems on one PC.
> Any thoughts on whether this would be suitable for running
> DOS logging applications on an XP computer, or running
> windows loggers under XP on a Vista computer?
> There's probably a catch, because the computer
> wonk/contesters out there should have tipped us off to this
> by now.
> Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
> Yuma, AZ
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