Image: Windows virtualized on a Mac Summary: Parallels' virtualization software allows Microsoft's OS to run alongside Mac OS. By Bill Detwiler | July 20, 2006 -- 15:57 GMT (08:57 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler XP meets Mac OS X The desktop for Microsoft Windows XP seen running in a virtual machine within Mac OS X, using Parallels Desktop. Topics: Operating Systems, Hardware, Microsoft, Software, Virtualization, Windows Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.