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 Does a 2-processor configuration require two of the same processor? Forum Does replacing motherboard require new OS install? Forum Virtualization PC ~$1400 Forum Reviews appreciated: $1,000~$1,300 gaming/ virtualization machine. Forum New Virtualization workstation Forum Virtualization Host Build Forum Does Asus IPIBL-LB motherboards support virtualization ? Forum Server for Virtualization Forum I5 build for Education/Development/ Virtualization Forum Virtualization with gaming Forum Does upgrading to a new CPU / Processor require reloading the OS ? Forum Virtualization lab box for under C$1000? Forum VMWare won'install OS Forum Will DX10 require a 64bit OS ? Forum Full 3d Gaming in virtualization Forum Advice on Virtualization platform for home lab, $1700-$2000 budget Forum Windows 8 and i7 950 (Bloomfield) CPU and Virtualization Forum Benefits of cloud computing Forum How much does a server cost? Forum Virtualization with gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other Business Computing categories Cloud Computing Virtualization Security Management !