[CentOS] qemu-kvm images of old Windows XP SP3

Sat Mar 13 22:34:58 UTC 2021
David McGuffey <vz at mcguffeyfamily.com>

On Mar 13, 2021, at 17:28, Jon LaBadie <jcu at labadie.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2021 at 10:03:54AM -0500, David McGuffey wrote:
>> I have a Nikon slide scanner (very high quality) for which the software
>> has not been updated. It last ran on WinXP SP3 and I was not able to
>> get it to run under Win 7 and certainly not Win 10.
>> Anyone know where I can obtain images of this old OS to run in CentOS 7
>> under kvm?
> A search on DuckDuckGo (but not Google) led me to this .iso:
>    https://archive.org/details/WinXPProSP3x86
> -- 
> Jon H. LaBadie                  jcu at labadie.us

Thank you. I’ll see if that loads as a VM. It doesn’t need to be patched or be on the Internet. Just needs to load the Nikon software and be able to pass-through the USB port to control the scanner.

Will report back here once I’ve done that test.