Click the link to start the Virtual Machine download:
Microsoft Virtual Machine Microsoft VM build 3805 for Windows 95/98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows XP 5.4 MB
Steps to install the Virtual Machine:
Click the Virtual Machine link
Click "Open this file from its current location"
Follow the on-screen prompts to install the Virtual Machine
Download the file and save it to your hard drive.
Once the file is on your hard drive, run it and load the Virtual Machine.
As the file begins execution, answer Yes to the License Agreement question and then once complete, re-boot your PC.
Once the PC is re-booted you should be set to go.
Go to Windows Update,
press the "Scan for Updates" button and then install the following security update (which is the Microsoft Java VM):
for all users Microsoft® Internet Explorer 4.01 or later must be installed in
order to use this version of the Microsoft VM. Installation prerequisite for
Windows 2000 users Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 must be installed prior to
installing this hotfix. Microsoft VM build 3805 for Microsoft Windows 2000
If you have run any Java
applets in the current browser session, exit and restart the browser. Return
to this page to continue with the download procedure.
In the list below, select
the self-extracting file that you wish to download.
When prompted, save the
file to your hard drive.
downloaded file on your hard drive, and follow the instructions that
WARNING: Please note that
once you have installed the updated Microsoft VM it cannot be uninstalled. Note
for Windows 2000 users only The Microsoft VM is included with the Windows 2000
operating system and can only be updated with a Windows 2000 hotfix or service
pack release. A description of the Windows 2000 Windows File Protection (WFP)
feature can be found in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article number