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Windows 7: XP Mode - I have no tools menu

01 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
XP Mode - I have no tools menu

Here are all the Virtual XP experts, great. I have an older Sony DV camera that does not operate with the USB connection in Windows 7. The firewire works and I can make copies from my camera or even copy video directly live in Windows 7. Skype does not recognise the camera USB connection in Windows 7 but it does in XP mode. Yes I have the latest driver from Sony but the latest is from a few years ago and there is no Windows 7 driver for my camera. So great, I can use the USB connection in XP Mode but XP is stuck in 16 bit resolution that makes senders video in Skype slow and choppy. When I use Skype in Windows 7 senders are smooth and HD 720p but again, I can't send video. I have seen posts that claim XP Mode can increase resolution to 24 bit or even 32 bit resolution by clicking tools and then turning off integration devices. I have no tools menu, (I only have action, USB, ctl+alt+del) whats up with that?

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11 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
I have the best answer to my question

My problem was simple and yet no help here. Just RESTORE DOWN the window once WinXP Virtualization is open to a small window and then that TOOLS option becomes available. Not mentioned by anyone, hummm, think someone would notice this? I am posting this because I'm sure someone will be puzzled by this eventually.
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