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I was absolutely thrilled to get Quickbooks working with the latest version of Wine. Have waited years for this. Still can't get usb scanner or twain drivers working though, and I want my Textbridge OCR software to work. After that I'm off MS XP for good!
There are many emulators - Svista, Qemu (free), Bochs (slower, because of CPU emulation, but this is good sometimes, because everything is emulated) and even Virtual Server/Virtual PC (former Connectix Virtual PC - Windows and Mac versions). Under Linux - you know, there are many DOS emulators. Dosbox can run Windows 3.1.
If you absolutely need to run Windows applications - crossover, cedega are very good choices, especially if you want to play Windows game without Linux port.
I can't imagine another reason...