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Windows 7: LEGO MINDSTORMS only for XP


25 Jun 2011   #1

 
 
LEGO MINDSTORMS only for XP

dear all,

my son would like to install again his dedicated software on his new laptop Windows 7 x64 Home premium.

Unfortunaltelly the software is only compatible XP, and upgrade is charged....Damned this costed already 400 bucks and upgrade is not free.

therefore I am thinking to run it in vurtual XP (I still have a XP licence). But on Home premium the microsoft solution is not possible. Any other easy solution?

BRGDS

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25 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

The Microsoft solution is possible you just have to do the work yourself..One sec...
Here you are Windows Virtual PC: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en...s.aspx?id=3702

The actual "XP Mode" thing you can recreate that as long as you have your own XP License.
You will also need this: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en...s.aspx?id=4465 for the full XP Mode deal.
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26 Jun 2011   #3

 
 

Great Thank you, I will try this.

I thought that Windows 7 pro was mandatory to be qualified for XPmode.

Not sure what the second link is for. Can I simply insert my installation disc XP once Virtual PC installed?

BRGDS
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26 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Yes you can, the second link is an update for Windows XP to allow a bit more integration. Its not mandatory unless you want the full "XP Mode" experience. The actual XP Mode Microsoft offers to Professional and Ultimate is a limited-license for Windows XP thats pretty much it.
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27 Jun 2011   #5

 
 

Thank you logicearth for your help. I appreciate.
Everything is fine now.
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