Microsoft Vista’s Virtual PC Express will license legacy Windows virtual machines

Quoting from TG Daily:

Following up on this morning’s news of six versions of Windows Vista, Microsoft’s next-generation client operating system, a Microsoft spokesperson told TG Daily this afternoon that Virtual PC Express, a feature of Microsoft’s new Enterprise and Ultimate versions, will be designed to run older editions of Windows as a subsystem.

“Virtual PC Express will be able to run any previous version of the Windows operating system,” the spokesperson wrote. “Customers who have annuity agreements with Microsoft automatically are granted a second license to install Windows as well as downgrade rights. This enables a customer to install an older version of Windows on top of Virtual PC Express without having to acquire an additional license.”…

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