Virtual PC 7 Set for October Release
After delays, Microsoft says the Windows emulation software for the Mac will follow its release of Windows XP Service Pack 2 by two months.Macintosh users waiting for the release of Microsoft Corp.s Virtual PC for Mac Version 7 will have to wait until early October. Thats when the software maker said the update of its Windows emulation program will be available, following a series of delays. The timing is tied to the release of Service Pack 2 of Windows XP, now set for August after being pushed back. "We are waiting for the release of Windows XP SP2 in order to offer the most recent, most secure version of Windows XP to our Virtual PC for Mac customers," Microsoft said in a statement this week.
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