Virtualization vendors introduce support for Vista SP1, XP SP3 and 2008

Both Parallels and Microsoft recently introduced support for the newest Windows editions:

  • Parallels updated its Desktop 3.0 to the build 5600.
    The new update supports Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3.
  • Microsoft updated its Virtual Server 2005 Service Pack 1 to the build 1.1.629.0 and Virtual PC 2007 to the Service Pack 1.
    The new updates support Windows Vista SP1, Windows XP SP3 and Windows Server 2008.

VMware may introduce the support for these three new OSes in its upcoming Workstation 6.5.

Download the Parallels Desktop 3.0 build 5600 trial here.

Download Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 SP1 build 1.1.629 here.

Download Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 here.