Interesting Application

  JWJH 16:53 09 Feb 2006
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I have downloaded VMPlayer from click here and also the Browser Appliance from the same site, and I am currently browsing this site from inside a virtual machine. This makes it impossible to download any malicious trojans/spyware/adware or anything else to the host machine. I just thought maybe someone else would like to give it a go. it's free but you need BB. Is this the future of browsing the net. and the end of AV and anti spyware/adware applications?

  ade.h 17:56 09 Feb 2006

Given that MS Windows Vista will contain much more sophisticated native support for the use of Virtual Machines, I would expect that it does have a part to play in the near future of computing. How significant it will be is difficult to gauge.

  J B 18:11 09 Feb 2006

Hi, just how big is this download and will it work on a laptop. I'm running XP Home, 1.6Ghz athlon xp3000+m, 512 Mb ram. Also is it free or a trial. J.B.

  Wuggy 20:14 09 Feb 2006

Looking at the sites the VM Player d/load is 28.2 MB
BUT the Browser Appliance Virtual Machine d/load is a whopping 258 MB (zipped) and 962 MB (unzipped). It looks as if you need both downloads.

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