The software that we'll use runs only on a Windows PC. For older Macs
(before they started using the Intel Processor), you'll
need to download and install a program called Virtual PC for MAC
- Send your CU identikey name (not the password) to Michael
(email@example.com) and request an MSDNAA account for downloading
Virtual PC for MAC (Version 7).
- When you receive your MSDNAA login information (by e-mail), log in
to the MSDNAA site and choose the option for Virtual PC for MAC.
When you checkout, you'll receive an installation key that is needed to
install the product.
- In order to actually get the product, please download this file
and burn it to a CD using the option to "burn an ISO image":
- Use the CD and your installation code to install Virtual PC for
MAC on your MAC machine.
After installing Virtual PC, you'll need to install a copy of Windows XP Pro with
sp2. There is an option to use the version of Windows that comes on
the Virtual PC CD, but I've never been successful in getting that to
Instead, you can get an installation key for Windows XP from your MSDNAA
account, and you can download the iso image from:
A fuller description of the installation process for Virtual PC, written by Dan
Welsh-Bon, is available at www.cs.colorado.edu/~main/intro/setupVPC.doc.