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Windows 8 client to include a hypervisor for virtualization

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    Windows 8 client to include a hypervisor for virtualization

    A year ago, when I blogged about possible plans by Microsoft to include a hypervisor in its Windows 8 client — and not just the server — I was told a lot of things. I heard it was impossible, that I was off-base, that it was nothing but a pipe dream.

    Cut to June 20, 2011 — a few days after a new Windows 8 Milestone 3 (M3) build, No. 7989, leaked to the Web. While dissecting the latest bits, blogger Robert McLaws discovered that there is, indeed, a Hyper-V 3.0 in the Windows 8 client code base.......

    Read more at: Microsoft's Windows 8 client to include a hypervisor for virtualization | ZDNet

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64

    This will be a good way to handle legacy apps that always are big issues with some companies and some individuals.

    Glad to see this progressing, and hope to see virtualization software advancements over the next few years.
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Windows 8 client to include a hypervisor for virtualization
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