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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xp mode in Windows 7 - capture mouse?

I'm running Windows 7 but it doesn't quite work right with Starcraft. (Colors are messed up). So I installed Windows XP Mode and I can get it to play starcraft but it changes the resolution to ...
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Can XP Mode use Windows 7 Host's VPN

If the host Windows 7 machine has a VPN connection, can that be seen/used by an application running in XP Mode?
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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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How can I change the keyboard layout in XP mode?

I'm running the Japanese windows XP mode in an English Windows 7, and because the Japanese XP Mode is interpreting my (US) keyboard's scancodes as a Japanese keyboard. For example, if I type " I get * ...
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XP MODE: the time on this PC and the current time on the network are different

Some folks were monkeying around with the Time service and Kerberos on our Windows 2003 network domain controllers last night, and today I cannot boot up XP Mode on my Windows 7 desktop. I've rebooted ...
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Windows XP mode is started only when user is logged in Windows 7

Is it possible to set Windows XP mode so it can be started (after PC has been rebooted) automatically without actual logging in Windows 7?
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Transferring Windows XP Mode VM to Another Machine?

I've been running Windows XP mode on my Windows 7 Laptop for a while now and I've got my VM set up just how I like it. I am switchign laptops due to an intermittent hardware failure. Is it possible ...
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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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Windows XP mode sticks on “Checking for the latest updates for your computer” forever

I have just installed Windows XP mode in Windows 7 Pro. When I try to update it it just sits looking for updates. I've left it there for at least two hours with no change. I have tried everything ...
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Program exepects to point to a *.exe that is running under Windows XP Mode

I have a program (Xilinx ISE 10.1) that I have to use [it is the last ISE which supported the Virtex-2, which one of our designs uses]. I'm using Active-HDL, which expects a *.exe file for ISE to ...
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Network Performance in Win 7 - XP Mode

Are there any tips and tricks for improving the performance of the Network Adapter for XP Mode? Specifically: I am using my XP Mode VM exclusively for browsing a web application hosted on the host ...
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How to hibernate seamless windows XP mode under windows 7?

My windows XP mode runs seamlessly under windows 7. i.e., applications are opened on windows 7 desktop, and there is no virtual PC desktop. I want to hibernate the virtual machine, but there are no ...
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Virtual PC XP mode cannot start: “library not registered”

When I try and start Windows Virtual PC --> XP Mode I get the error "cannot start windows virtual pc host process" ... "library not registered" Can't work out why.
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Windows xp mode on windows 7 suspends with no mouse movement

I am using a dos application in a windows xp mode virtual machine. When I start the app it runs fine, but if I stop using the mouse, the program will stop running until I move the mouse. It doesn't ...
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windows xp mode for windows 7 - save text input language settings

When I change the 'default language' in 'text services and input languages' in windows xp mode from EN-US to DE-DE the settings are reverted with the next logoff / reboot - EN-US is the default ...
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Why does Windows Explorer display a bogus updated time, and is there a way to recalibrate its datetimostat?

Here is my process when testing a Windows CE app: Rebuild it to create new .exe/.dll pairs from the two projects in the solution (PDAClient.exe and HUtilCE.dll). Since I have to do this development ...
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Windows 7 in XP Mode appears to be opening multiple application instances with Alt Tab

XP Mode installed on a new Dell Precision M6700 running Windows 7. Multiple instances of a program running in XP Mode continue to open as Alt+Tab is used to switch between the XP Mode program and the ...
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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 XP Mode on Windows 7

Is it normal to have a Windows XP Mode folder in a Windows 7 Pro, Program Files Directory? I see this key: K49H2-RPR94-QBGG4-DBCTM-YT64G. And I see the VXPEULA.txt file with EULA. Window XP Mode has ...
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Wipe out and recreate XP Mode start menu entries in Windows 7

Windows XP Mode start menu entries are duplicated into the Windows 7 start menu. I removed and rearranged the entries somewhat in XP Mode. They're still showing up in Windows 7 start menu. I would ...
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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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Why would updated and copied files not update their Modified (timestamp) property in Explorer?

I have a workflow where I modify files in XPMode on a Windows 7 machine, copy the modified files to a mapped computer (to a folder on the Windows 7 C drive), and then from there, in Windows 7 (outside ...
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VirtualBox doesn't boot vmdk disk

I converted Windows XP mode using VMware Player and vCenter converter and it runs fine. But now I want to run it in VirtualBox and it says "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted." I went ...
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Possible to create a shortcut in Windows 7 to a mounted network drive in XP Mode?

I'm using an application that mounts a remotely hosted directory as a drive in Windows. Unfortunately, it doesn't run under 64-bit Windows 7. Using Windows 7's "XP Mode," though, the app works just ...
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How to open a file inside an XP Mode application from the command line

There is a shortcut in Start menu for a Windows XP Mode application. It has a Target like this: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\VMCPropertyHandler.dll,LaunchVMSal "Windows ...
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Specified Logon Session Does Not Exit Setting Up XP Mode

I'm trying to set up XP Mode on a Windows 7 Enterprise x64 PC and I can get far as to launch XP Mode and go through the setup wizard. However, once I reach the Setup will share the drives on this ...
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Simulating slow CPU with Windows7 XP Mode?

I'd like to simulate a slow CPU, using XP mode in windows 7. I can see settings for RAM, Drives etc, but can see any option for specifying processor resources. Is there any way I can simulate older ...
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Can't access Rails server on host using Windows 7 XP Mode - but I can ping

I'm trying to develop a Rails app, and I'm using the Windows XP mode (Windows Virtual PC) under Windows 7 to allow testing under Internet Explorer 8. I have XP Mode setup to use the host's network ...
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Add second CD-Drive to Virtual PC

I have Windows 7 and I'm running Virtual PC to run XP Mode. I want to know if there is any way to add a second CD/DVD Drive to the PC. Right now I only have 1. Thank you,
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XP Mode as a server, Win 7 as a client

I have two virtual machines (XP Mode). They are connected to each other by a network setting - Internal Network. It is the only working setting. This is the only way I got two virtual XP to ping each ...
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Windows 7 XP mode missing driver, “Virtual PC Integration Device”

I have XP Mode installed fine, but the shipped Windows XP installation is too heavy. I tried to install a light XP using my ASUS Eee PC. After installation, I have to install a few missing ...
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Windows XP Mode on Win7 - graphics card S3 trio 32/64 problem

I have a new laptop with Windows 7 x64 ULTI on it. I installed the Windows XP mode, everything runs ok. The problem is that the XP machine supports only this virtual graphics driver, which is not ...