Does virtualization require OS purchases? Tags: Virtualization Windows 7 Software Windows XP Business Computing Last response: December 3, 2012 8:02 AM in Business Computing Share jss2020 December 3, 2012 7:04:09 AM If I want to use Windows XP or Windows 7 on VMWare or similar virtualization software do I need to have CDs of those OSes or does the software provide access to them for testing purposes? More about : virtualization require purchases unksol a b $ Windows 7 December 3, 2012 7:08:26 AM You have to.have a license for any software you're using, just like always das_stig a b $ Windows 7 December 3, 2012 8:02:33 AM License for the OS not for virtualization. Install Oracle VirtualBox and then install XP as if it is a real PC. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhere can I buy Windows 8 version that does not require previous OS on the HDD? Forum SolvedDoes upgrading to a new CPU / Processor require reloading the OS? Forum Does a new motherboard require a clean OS install? Forum Does replacing motherboard require new OS install? Forum SolvedDoes overclocking a VGA(increasing voltage) require an overclocking motherboard? Forum Solveddoes the fx 6350 require after market cooling Forum SolvedDoes the intel desktop Board DP67BG support virtualization? Forum SolvedDoes Win 8 Require User to MS App Store Forum SolvedDoes the gtx 750 require an external power connector? Forum SolvedDoes a 144hz monitor require more performance from the GPU then a 60hz monitor? Forum SolvedI need to know if a new harddrive will require its own OS Forum SolvedWhat amount of watts does a EVGA GTX 780 and i5 4670k require? Forum SolvedHow much ram does "feed the beast" actually require? Forum Solvedwhat is windows 7 underground 86x what does underground mean? does it require a serail? Forum SolvedHow many watts does this build require? Forum SolvedWhat does apple require for a device swap Forum SolvedHow much power does this gpu require? Forum SolvedDoes Nvidia 3D Vision 2 Kit require a 3D Monitor? Forum Solveddoes it require bios flash or not ? Forum SolvedWhy does Battlefield 4 64 players require a good CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Business Computing categories Cloud Computing Virtualization Security Management !