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Sun's VirtualBox 2.1.2 fully supports Windows 7 Beta
Sun announced the latest version of xVM VirtualBox, providing users with a significant update.  VirtualBox 2.1.2 is the first to fully support the beta version of Windows 7 as a guest or operating system.
  • Users can install Windows 7 Beta on the bare metal and then run Windows Vista/XP or Ubuntu or the Sun Solaris OS.
  • Users can run Windows 7 Beta on a Mac, Windows Vista/XP, etc. Linux (all 35 types) and OpenSolaris as well.
  • VirtualBox 2.1.2 also supports more than 1,000 virtual machines per host operating system.
  • Made speed improvements for real mode and protected mode without paging.
  • Raised the RAM limit for new VMs to 75% of the host memory.

 And it has added or fixed a number of other items in this maintenance release.

Published Monday, January 26, 2009 5:44 AM by David Marshall
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