Using VirtualBox for discrete LabVIEW installations - Page 10

Finally, if you look in the Control Panel "Add/Remove Programs" area, you'll find that your VMs stay quite clean from all the normal clutter that goes along with constantly updating your development machine, and that each version of LabVIEW is a pristine installation, unencumbered from the other versions. Now, when you get your quarterly update, you can simply reinstall that VM's LabVIEW and add-ons, and leave the older versions as they are.

In summary, Virtualbox is a great tool for virtualizing your various LabVIEW environments. As consultants, we never know which version our client may need to use, so we arrive at their shop with all the versions installed on our laptop, and boot the one we need.

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