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I've used XP mode on Windows 7 for half a year, but of late it has been freezing with a black screen. I can't even shut it down by changing the configuration of the close button. Tell me how I can shut it down.

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Just to be clear, the XP mode VM guest OS is freezing, right, and not the host Windows 7? – Karan Nov 30 '12 at 1:08
If host is not freezing then open task manager and kill the VM application. – avirk Nov 30 '12 at 3:35
Host is not freezing.I tried kill VM application and restarted it as avirk said.But Situation hasn't changed screen is still black. – user1345414 Nov 30 '12 at 4:22
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try this the suggestions from here:

I found that I didn't have to remove the .VMC file, but rather jsut the .VSV file which is the saved state of the machine. Then, I didn't have to recreate the virtual machine.

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I tried but I can’t remove VSV file and also VMS file. I think files have been under execution, the XP mode process has’t finish yet. – user1345414 Nov 30 '12 at 8:45
kill the VPC.exe first with Taskmgr/ProcExp – magicandre1981 Nov 30 '12 at 10:13
I did.But files havn't been relesed. – user1345414 Nov 30 '12 at 11:01
Use ProcessExplorer and search for open handles to this file and close those handles. – magicandre1981 Nov 30 '12 at 11:08
I can find process's name VMWindow.exe but can't find open handles .Are there some special view for searche them? – user1345414 Nov 30 '12 at 11:14

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