(CA-OPENOSX-COM) OpenOSX WinTel 1.0.0 Available Now
Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
CROWLEY LAKE, Calif.–(OPENOSX-COM)–Feb. 28th, 2003– OpenOSX today
announced the immediate availability of WinTel 1.0.0 for Mac OS X Jaguar
that is a easy-to-use solution for configuring and utilizing the proven
open source “Bochs” software that allows x86/Pentium(R)-based operating
systems on Macintosh computers. This newest edition delivers increased
performance and is over 200% faster than previous versions of the WinTel
product, bringing updated software, additional features and enhancements
and was entirely rebuilt for Jaguar bringing enhanced performance and
The new product also features a customizable single-click installer with
separate disk images of 10 ready-to-use, popular open source x86 operating
systems pre-installed, including RedHat Linux, FreeDos and FreeBSD.
WinTel has successfully been tested Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2K,
Windows NT 4.0 and Windows XP Professional. OpenOSX has developed a
tutorial for installing Windows 98/2K/XP for WinTel at:
(http://OpenOSX.com/wintelTutorial98/) and is included on the CD.
The Mac OS X Finder may be used to copy files between the emulated PC and
the Mac OS X operating system. An OpenOSX port of the CD-ROM driver for
Bochs provides the CD-ROM support. Also, disk images created with “Disk
Copy” and “Toast” may now be used as a CD-ROM in the emulator.
Users may transfer files from the Connectix/Microsoft “Virtual PC” product
to a WinTel disk image by using the Mac OS X Finder.
The WinTel package is available immediately for us$30 and upgrades from
previous versions of the product are us$10. OpenOSX also has complementary,
specially priced, O’Reilly book bundles and 6-month hassle-free
CD-subscriptions available. Limited installation support and documentation
is included. Visit the OpenOSX web site for more details at:
OpenOSX is a company dedicated to serving, and expanding, the Macintosh
community. Founded on the premise that many computer users are intimidated
by the UNIX command-line, OpenOSX committed itself to one mission- bringing
popular Unix software to both the “Unix-challenged” and the seasoned, Mac
inclined system administrator in a friendly, Mac environment.