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Windows 7: XP mode


07 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7
 
 
XP mode

When i try to install XP mode for windows 7 it says update not applicable to your computer.

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07 Mar 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Sailoraruto,


What edition of Windows 7 do you have?

Windows XP Mode can only be installed in the Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions.
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07 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Sailoraruto,


What edition of Windows 7 do you have?

Windows XP Mode can only be installed in the Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions.
oh, i have home, what if i pick Pro?
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07 Mar 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Even if you downloaded it, unless you actually have one the above editions installed on your computer, you will still not be able to install it on your computer.
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07 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Scrap XP Mode and use VMWare Player or Oracle Virtual Box instead. Both of those products will install onto Windows 7 Home Premium.
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