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23rd February 2010, 11:07 PM #1
XP mode on any version of 7
Just in case there's anyone wanting to use XP mode but have found themselves with a version of 7 that does not support it or has a CPU without virtualisation support, here's what looks like a neat solution. I've not tested yet but it looks sound.
Create an XP Mode for Windows 7 Home Versions & Vista - the How-To Geek
5 Thanks to ajbritton:
box_l (24th February 2010), Gatt (24th February 2010), JAB1a (24th February 2010), lionsl2005 (26th February 2010), mac_shinobi (24th February 2010)
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24th February 2010, 07:48 AM #2
Nice one!! will try and give that a bash later on today!!
24th February 2010, 08:34 AM #3
Note: if you don't have Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate or Enterprise you need a separate XP license to do this. If you do have an eligible version, you still need a separate license to do it this way; the only way you are automatically licensed is through the Microsoft way.
24th February 2010, 11:35 AM #4
Woohoo - It Works!!
Even FMS works as it should!!
Cleared it with our Finance Officer and getting ready to upgrade them to Windows 7 at long last
24th February 2010, 02:26 PM #5
Hope it goes well for you! Please don't shoot the messenger if there are problems
Originally Posted by Gatt
24th February 2010, 04:27 PM #6
Only prob was in trying to get an Hp CLJ 2605dtn to work properly under Win7!! (will only print in B&W!)
but the actualy Virtual XP is working 100% - and the finance officer loves it too
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