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I want to run a trial of Windows Server 2008 on a Linux machine. The single official trial I have found is an exe file which should contain a VHD image.

Is there any way of getting the trial to run on a Linux host?

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You can get the ISO via this page.

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No idea why I didn't see that. Thanks. – Robert Munteanu Nov 3 '09 at 22:32

i gotted from following locations

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This question is for Linux, I can't do anything with an exe file. – Robert Munteanu Nov 4 '09 at 10:45
that i understood i wanted now which distro are using – Rajat Nov 4 '09 at 10:47

you could use vmware-player on your linux-host and install the previous mentioned iso-files / *.exe in it.

Good luck.



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