Microsoft has provided a VHD to test Windows Vista for 30 days. This is a great way to see the features of Windows Vista without having to upgrade your current operating system.
The VHD format is supported by VirtualPC and Virtual Server which are free to download. After downloading the proper virtualization platform, the VHD requires 10 GB or disk space and about 1GB of memory. You must also have Windows Vista, Windows XP, and or Windows Server 2003 as your host operating system.
Download the VHD today!