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How to set path of Virtual PC hard disk differencing parent

I have an old Windows XP Mode vhd backed up from my previous system, but I'm having difficulty getting it running on the new system. The vhd is a differencing disk, and its parent is the standard ...
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Does Windows 7's XP mode require hardware virtualization? What are the requirements to run XP mode?

Does Windows 7's XP mode require hardware virtualization? This old post indicates hardware virtualization is required, some articles say it no longer is. Do I need a CPU with hardware ...
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Change display resolution and do full screen for apps from Windows 7 XP Mode?

I'd like to run some semi-old children games on my Windows 7 x64 machine, but they were made for the Win16 API which is gone from Windows x64. Thus, I have installed the games in XP Mode, which works ...
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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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Tips for speeding up XP Mode in Windows 7

I've got a machine with 4 GB of RAM running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Unfortunately I have to run Visual Studio in the XP Mode VPC, and it's quite the dog. Aside from giving the VPC more RAM ...
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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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Should I install Antivirus within XP Mode for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Virtual PC XP Mode need safety measures? I am using XP Mode within Windows 7, which creates virtual OS, but semi-intergrated into Windows 7. Do I need to ...
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3answers
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How to shrink Windows 7 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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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 XP Mode, Resizing triggering lock

I'm a developer using Windows 7 XP Mode to get some old 16-bit apps to run. A hugely annoying hurtle I'm encountering is this: When I resize my XP windows at all (usually by mistake), it ...
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Automatically Attach USB Device When Using XP Mode Applications

When using XP Mode in Windows 7, you can attach a USB device. Is there anyway to automatically attach a USB device when running an application in XP Mode? For instance, a USB Printer?
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Windows XP Mode with Dual Monitors - Applications Not Appearing Correctly

We have machines with Windows 7 installed and dual monitors. When we run a virtual application using XP Mode, any dialogue windows in the application appear centered between the two monitors. If we ...
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Can Linux be run under Windows 7?

In Windows 7 if you have a multi-core processor you can run virtual machines. There is something called XP mode which lets you do a full XP install and lets you run XP just like the real thing, ...
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Windows 7 Windows XP mode cannot run - it says “Require Hardware Assisted Virtualization”

After installing the 2 files for Windows 7 Windows XP mode, the Start Menu now has Windows Virtual PC Windows XP Mode but clicking on the first merely brings out a folder, and clicking on the ...
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Enabling Intel virtualization support in BIOS makes my VMware VMs unusable

I had the bright idea to install Windows XP Mode in order to try to solve this problem from yesterday. It seemed to work nicely, but as part of the new Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode installation, I ...
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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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Why does Windows 7 need hardware virtualization to run XP mode?

I have a MacBook Pro and I've run VMware Fusion's unity mode and Parallels' cohesion mode along side the Mac OS X, and both work pretty seamlessly. I figured XP Mode in Windows 7 would be something ...