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Windows 7: XP Mode - I have no tools menu

01 Mar 2012   #1
mrwebber35

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 Win7. The firewire works and I can make copies from my camera or even copy video directly live in Win7. Skype does not recognise the camera USB connection in Win7 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 Win7 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 Win7 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
mrwebber35

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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