Virtual PC 2007 will not support Windows 95 guests

Ben Armstrong, Program Manager of Virtual Machine Team at Microsoft, published on his blog the information Microsoft Windows 95 will not be supported on imminent Virtual PC 2007 virtual machines.

It will be installable anyway, without Virtual Machine Additions.

One of the first use of server virtualization is supporting legacy applications on legacy operating systems. After this decision customers looking at virtualization for supporting their old applications should better look elsewhere.