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Windows 7 – Windows XP Mode

This is just a basic how-to for Windows 7 and Windows XP Mode.
Setup Instructions
  1. Download and install Windows XP Mode (it is important to do this first)
  2. Download and install Windows Virtual PC
  3. Restart
  4. Open Windows XP Mode from the Windows Virtual PC folder in the Start Menu
  5. Accept the EULA and click next
  6. Set the password for XPMUser and click next
  7. Set the Auto Updates option and click next
  8. Click on Start setup
  9. Windows XP Mode will then be setup for first use
  10. After this completes you will be in the VM

Publish an Application

  1. This is a really easy process – install an application in the Guest Operating System…any application (i.e. older version of Office)
  2. Log off the Guest Operating System and close the VM (This will hibernate the Guest OS)
  3. The applications can now be opened under Windows XP Mode Applications below the Windows XP Mode VM
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