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Hidden Files In XP Mode

I'm currently using a Windows 7 desktop at work, with an XP Mode virtual machine to access the Netware network our company is currently trying to eliminate. However, I have to archive old files on the ...
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1answer
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Enable ipv6 in XP Mode on Windows 7 host?

Upgraded router to ipv6 capable router, ipv6 tunnel and enabled all home network to ipv6. Everything works perfectly except ipv6 in XP Mode. XP Mode is using Win7 host's wifi adapter directly. After ...
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Deleting Windows XP Mode

Awhile back I asked a question if I could clone my Windows XP Mode on Windows 7 so I could run it in vmware workstation 8 and I was able to do it by using the vm cloning software and adding the line ...
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1answer
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How can I map a directory in Windows 7 to an XP Mode VM directory?

I need to have a separate area within Windows 7 to have a "backup," as it were, of a directory created on a VM (XP Mode). What are the steps to accomplish this?
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Win7 XP mode install fails with cryptic error

Trying to install XPmode on Win7 Professional 64-bit SP1, but getting an error. I downloaded XPMode, Virtual PC and the update as specified here: ...
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1answer
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Why aren't my XP Mode applications showing up in the 7 start menu?

I did the install inside XP Mode and everything appears fine there. The application icons are in the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs location (I'm aware that per-user icons ...
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1answer
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Windows XP Mode won't start in WIn7 64 bit. Server Execution failed

I am using Win7, without SP1 yet, and trying to run Windows Virtual PC. My pc works fine with VMWare Workstation, and the BIOS has hardware virtualization enabled. The MS tool that detects hardware ...
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2answers
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All I want is copy and paste

This is really frustrating. I have a Windows 7 virtual machine inside a Windows 7 host. I can bring it up fine and it works great, but copy and paste between guest and host does not work. So go I ...
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Enable Integration Features does not seem to work

I double clicked on the an existing .vmc of Windows 7 and it brought up the Windows Virtual PC that comes with the Windows 7 ultimate edition. It runs fine, however, I can't seem to enable ...
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2answers
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Convert partition to Virtual Disk image

I have a 250 GB HD with a XP partition. I partitioned the XP Box to 112 GB, since the max Virtual PC can load is 127 GB. I have a new motherboard and can't load into the partition, so I am using ...
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1answer
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Running Steam in a Virtual Machine

Does anyone have experience running Steam in a Windows XP virtual machine. I was wondering if this works and how well does it work.
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Is it really impossible to run Windows XP mode in Windows 7 version less than Professional?

I've got a laptop for work which comes with Windows 7 Home Premium. I need to use some devices whose driver doesn't run Windows versions greater than XP. I want to use Windows XP mode in this machine, ...
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How can I copy an XP Mode virtual machine from one computer to another?

Is it possible to copy an XP Mode Virtual PC image from one computer to a completely different computer (not on the network, not related in any way whatsoever)? I tried this, but it only would seem ...
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3answers
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Should VMs run Windows Update and firewall/anti-virus software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Does it make any sense to install anti-virus on Windows XP Mode? Does the Virtual PC XP Mode need safety measures? I just got XP mode running under Windows7 ...
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1answer
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Make vhdresizer work on XP Mode VHD files

I'm trying to shrink a Windows 7 XP Mode VHD file with VhdResizer with little success. When I select my VHD file, it says "VhdExpand only supports fixed and dynamic VHD files". My XP Mode VHDs are ...
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More than one XP Mode virtual machines okay under Win 7?

I really like the Windows XP Mode virtual machine that comes with Windows 7 (once you download the integration components). I teach technical training classes, and having a machine configured for the ...
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3answers
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Move “XP Mode” from Windows Virtual PC to VirtualBox?

I installed "XP Mode" in Windows 7 (which uses Windows Virtual PC to host XP). I have now discovered that VirtualBox, which I have installed on the same Windows 7 machine, refuses to run at the same ...
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0answers
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Application Integration Mode within Windows 7 (“Windows XP Mode”)

I'm having an issue where applications that are virtualized (on VMs using Windows XP SP3 --not XP Mode, just regular Virtual PC) and accessible by my host machine (Windows 7 Enterprise x64) are just ...
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Windows 7 Virtual PC will not start and just stays powered down - No errors, or event logs

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate edition and the latest versions of Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode available here. Every time I attempt to start Windows XP Mode, the setup starts, I accept the licence ...
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1answer
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Windows 7: How to change XP Mode settings

I've been trying to enable "undo disks" on my Windows 7 XP Mode virtual machine. Because this is one of the settings that cannot be updated while the VM is running I've tried shutting it down. ...
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6answers
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Does the Virtual PC XP Mode need safety measures?

Does the Virtual PC XP-Mode (or any other virtualized mode) require safety measures, such as antivirus or a firewall? I'm just wondering if the XP-Mode would be a large security loophole, since it's ...
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Is XP mode in Windows 7 better than a regular virtual machine?

I've read that Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate come (or offer as a free download) some kind of special VM for running programs that only work in XP. But is this any different than just installing ...