Windows XP Mode (XPM) is a virtual machine package for Windows Virtual PC containing a pre-installed, licensed copy of Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 as its guest OS.

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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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Does it make any sense to install anti-virus on Windows XP Mode? [duplicate]

This is almost certainly a dumb question, but... say I have Windows 7, with some anti-virus software installed, and I am using Microsoft's Windows XP Mode to run some legacy applications as well. Is ...
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Windows 7: Recover password from Windows XP Mode

Are there any tricks to recovering the password from a virtual machine running Windows XP running in "Windows XP Mode" on Windows 7?
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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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Creating an app shortcut in Windows 7 XP Mode

I have a VERY old legacy app that I've managed to move from machine to machine; the installer for it doesn't actually work under newer versions of Windows, but I was able to track down the registry ...
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Windows XP Mode Vulnerabilities as of April 8th, 2014

EDIT I appreciate the answers I've gotten so far, but I might not have worded the question clearly enough. Is the Windows 7 side of the machine running in XP Mode exposed to any dangers it would ...
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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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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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Using Windows 7 XP mode to do development

I am a developer and have a XP laptop that I use to dev a SQL 2005 database and MSAccess 2003 frontend database as well as VS2003 website. I want to upgrade to Win 7 using XP mode to install the ...
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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 ...