Posted on Wednesday, Jun 06 2007 @ 07:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A Virtual Machine is a piece of software which emulates (pretends), to be machine (computer) to do an abnormal task such as running Windows on a Macintosh computer for example, to occur via the trapping of computer instructions. It is quite literally a computer running ON a computer. One of the by-products of this is that the two systems can be entirely separated from each other, which allows a level of security that just can't be matched. Now, lets create our own XP Virtual Machine.
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