Windows 7 XP Mode

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by vern, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    So I installed XP mode, but I don't see an icon or any options via a context menu. How do I run programs in XP mode?
     
  2. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    You have to install them while in XP mode.
    I believe it is listed in the Start menu.
     
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    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    The problem is I don't see it anywhere on the start menu.
     
  4. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Did you install Virtual PC and XP mode?

    Have to install both for XP mode to work.
     
  5. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Like AZ has suggested... you need both in order for it to work.
    HOWEVER, on top of this, you will also need a PC/Processor capable of virtualisation if I'm not mistaken.

    Here is an artcle about XP mode from winsupersite.
     
  6. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    Ahh, you need VPC? I thought XP Mode replaced VPC. Thanks!
     
  7. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    For those looking to do this :)

    Windows Virtual PC: Download

    Select whether you are using 32 or 64 bit and you are peachy :)

    -edit-

    Updated with screenie. I just installed this a little bit ago after my new install of Win 7 RTM. Install apps from within XP mode and you are all set.

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    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009
  8. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    then you will see the xp compatible apps under the all programs>>>virtual pc>>>windows xp mode applications. works great. Noobs wont even know they are running the app under a VM.