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Move Windows 7 XP Mode to Windows 8?

I use Window 7 XP Mode for my legacy applications (and also to sandbox iTunes) I understand Windows 8 uses Hyper-V instead. I'd prefer to migrate my old machine than build a new one. How do I move ...
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Hyper-V vs. Windows Virtual PC

When trying out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, I installed Hyper-V. It looked like just another Windows Virtual PC. Could someone explain how it is different? Is there a performance difference? Any ...
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Hyper-V installation on Windows 8 CP with a DEP not being correctly recognized

Seems like I am unable to add a Hyper-V Platform to Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Windows Feature addition dialog is reporting an error: "Hyper-V cannot be installed: Data Execution Prevention is not ...
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1answer
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How to back up VM's on Windows 8 Preview Hyper-V with WHS 2011?

I've got a computer running the Windows 8 Developer Preview and I've enabled the Hyper-V support built into that. I use a Windows Home Server 2011 box for backing up my computers. Settings and ...
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Hyper-V for dummies - what is the benefit?

As was announced, Windows 8 will have Hyper-V built in, and some people are much excited about that. I can use Microsoft Virtual PC on Win 7 even now, how Hyper-V will make user experience better? ...