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Java Virtualization Windows

Windows XP In a Browser 217

An anonymous reader writes "JPC — the pure java PC emulator — has now been upgraded to JPC2, and can run WindowsXP inside the Java Applet sandbox."
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Windows XP In a Browser

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  • Re:Licensing issue? (Score:5, Informative)

    by rbrausse ( 1319883 ) on Thursday July 21, 2011 @01:07PM (#36836702)

    no, according to the EULA [microsoft.com] you are allowed to:

    You may install, use, access, display and run one copy of the Product on a single computer, such as a workstation, terminal or other device (“Workstation Computer”).

    I don't see any rationale why a virtualized environment isn't accepted as a computer - but you need for every instance a own XP license.

    If I remember correctly the EULA of Windows Vista (excluding Ultimate) forbade virtualization.

  • Re:Licensing issue? (Score:5, Informative)

    by blair1q ( 305137 ) on Thursday July 21, 2011 @01:20PM (#36836862) Journal

    You don't purchase software. You purchase a software license. And a copy of the licensed software. You can sell the copy, but with it goes the license. This is an argument that was resolved in the licensor's favor half a century ago.

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