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Old 09-25-2003, 04:05 PM   #1
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Question Running Win Software on Linux

I have heard of software that allows you to run Windows software on the Linux OS anyone know what it is called or where I can find it?

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there is also VMWare which fully emulates a Windows version, similar to the Virtual PC on Macs. Also, if you are getting it for gaming, look for WineX (it costs money but is well worth it) or check
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