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Lismore\'s Guest PC 1.0 offers x86 emulation for OS X

updated 10:45 am EST, Tue February 1, 2005

Lismore Guest PC 1.0

Lismore Software today released , its new x86 emulation software for Mac OS X. "Guest PC is a Mac OS X application that allows you to easily create and manage virtual x86 computer on your Mac. You can install Windows operating system and access applications available only for Windows compatible computers. The Guest PC has a built-in Windows Setup Assistant that allows to create your virtual computer promptly and easily and install Windows on it. Windows Setup Assistant will install all the required hardware, setup modem, printer and will prepare a network connection." it is available for $70 for a "Family License," with DOS installed and free tech support. Upgrades are $35 for registered users of any Blue Label PowerEmulator version. It requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later.

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  1. keltorsori

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Hmm...wonder how this compares to VPC? Barefeats don't fail us now

  1. himself

    Joined: Dec 1969



    competition is good.

    So, how well does it run?

  1. Deal

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I'll bet it runs better than MS Virtual PC!

  1. Slayed

    Joined: Dec 1969



    A demo/trial would have been nice.

  1. bobx2001

    Joined: Dec 1969


    very nice price tag

    that is very well priced :)

  1. abe2

    Joined: Dec 1969


    another Qemu clone?

    At that price, I'd be this is yet another Qemu clone.

  1. harpo64

    Joined: Dec 1969



    And in an interesting connection, this was posted yesterday on Applelinks.

    A Full Line of iPod and Mac Toys

    Notable New Product News - Monday, January 31, 2005
    By: Charles W. Moore on Jan 31, 05 | 10:30 am
    | Email This Article | Post Your Comments | Today's Headlines |

    Evoluent VerticalMouse 2
    Portraits & Prints 2.0.2 Photo/Image Touchup, Enhance, Print
    Konstruktor Pro Business Management Solution For Freelancers And Small Companies
    iEmulator High-Performance PC Emulator for G3, G4 and G5 Macintosh Computers
    VueScan 8.1.27 Scanner Software For Flatbed & Film Scanners
    SFX Machine RT 1.04 & SFX Machine Simulator


    Evoluent VerticalMouse 2

    The Evoluent VerticalMouse 2 has a patented new shape that supports your hand in a relaxed handshake position and eliminates arm twisting.

    Right and left hand models available.

    Eliminates Arm Twisting

    The patented shape supports your hand in a relaxed handshake position that eliminates forearm twisting. You will quickly become accustomed to the improved comfort.

    An ordinary horizontal mouse requires your forearm to twist away from its natural position.

    The grip is the same as an ordinary mouse, just turned sideways, and the buttons are operated by the same fingers. There is virtually no retraining necessary.

    The button force is light for easy clicking, but still firm enough to avoid accidental actuation. The mouse does not move sideways when clicking with normal force. Pointer control is as accurate as any other good mouse.

    1200 dpi true optical resolution sensor reduces hand movements. Great for games. (Other mice have 800 dpi)

    5 programmable buttons with 59 selectable functions each, plus special features such as:

    Vertical scroll - press a button and drag the mouse to scroll with greater precision and control than the scroll wheel.

    Auto click - automatically perform a double click by pausing the pointer.

    Click lock - press and hold a button momentarily to simulate continued pressing without holding down the button.


    1 button in OS9, 2 buttons and scroller without additional driver in OS 10 or higher.
    Third party driver available for extra cost at enables all buttons.
    USB port.

    3 buttons without additional driver.
    USB port.

    5 buttons in XFree 4.0.1 or higher without additional driver.
    USB port.

    5 programmable buttons enabled by included driver.
    Windows XP, 2000, NT, ME, 98SE.

  1. harpo64

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Got the wrong part of the post on Applelinks copied, here it is:

    iEmulator 1.7.0 is a high-performance PC emulator for Macs running OS X 10.3.0 or later. It has been tested with Windows 98, 2000, XP and various flavors of Linux. iEmulator is a fantastic low-cost solution for Mac users that require the use of Windows-only applications.

    The complete iEmulator 1.7.0 package includes:
    The iEmulator 1.7.0 Application
    A DOS Operating System, including a boot disk for Windows 9X installation
    Comprehensive documentation, including step-by-step instructions for installing Windows 98, 2000 and XP
    Fast-Response Email Support
    Unlimited free updates

    For more information, visit:

  1. zwiebel_

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Household name?

    Just read the story over at, and they mentioned the company is in Dublin, Ireland. Yet, looking at the record, the domain is registered to a Russian in Moscow.

    Registrant: Make this info private
    Grechishkin, Alex
    Zelenograd 1535-104
    Moscow, RF 124683
    Phone: +7-095-538-6564


    That was enough to put me off. And what is the deal with the customer testimonials (

    Maybe I am over-reacting.

  1. John F.

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Blue Label

    I believe Guest PC was formerly known as Blue Label Emulator. Also Russian, I believe.

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