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Does anybody know if it is possible to to add Internet explorer to run as a windows XP mode application under windows 7? I have one web application that I need to use for work that only works in IE7 or earlier (does not work in IE 8's compatibility mode either).

Currently I have been going into the windows XP virtual machine and running IE7 right from there, but I am trying to figure out how to add it as a shortcut under Windows XP Mode Applications like the other software i have installed on the XP virtual machine.

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Last I checked, for the shortcut to show up in the Windows 7 menu it needs to be in the XP VMs "All Users" Program group and the VM needs to be running. At least that's what I keep reading. I haven't had a chance to play with it further... :)

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thats the trick, thanks! – Jason Oct 8 '09 at 17:53

Have you tried uninstalling IE8 for XP Mode to let you install IE7?

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XP mode installs IE6 by default. I did upgrade it to IE7 to see if that would add the shortcut (it didn't). I mooling for a way to make the program which is allready installed on the XP vm show up as a shortcut under Windows XP mode Applications – Jason Oct 8 '09 at 17:00

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