"As a student I am quite often confronted with (closed-source)
Windows programs. These days there are a few tools that can help
running Windows applications on Linux. One of these tools is
Win4Lin, Win4Lin allows one to install Windows 95, 98 and ME under
Linux. The Windows NT branch is not supported yet, because Win4Lin
sets up a special DOS environment in which Windows runs.
"However, according to the Netraverse FAQ support for Windows
versions other than Windows 95, 98 and ME is currently under
development. This review summarizes my experiences with Win4Lin
5.1. I use Slackware Linux, so the overview of the installation is
based on that..."