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Windows 7: XP Mode or another Partition?

20 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7, Windows XP
XP Mode or another Partition?

Well, I have a notebook, but it was designed to run Windows Vista or up.
Like everyone know, the Vista is not the best OS to use, so I've changed to XP, but in XP a lot of special features of the notebook are disabled because it don't have any driver for XP.

Now I'm using the Windows 7, but I play some games a little older than the 7 supports

So I installed to XPM and can't play for there, I've read some things but nothing consistent.

So I want to know, is there anything that I can do to play games through the XPM or I'll need another partition just to play these games?
What are the limitations of the XPM, and what I can do to play old games in Windows 7?

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20 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

Welcome to SevenForums torolecarte.
I am not a gamer so I can't give you a good answer. Maybe you would be better served to post a thread in Games. Lots of users have Dual Boot installs, This allows them to use Windows 7 and XP. Have a look at some of the tutorials in this thread.
Good luck to you. Tutorial quick reference list for Installing Windows 7
Also this thread will shed some light on some info that helps get quick results to problems that you post about. Questions to use for help with Installation Issues
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20 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7, Windows XP

Thank you!!

I will take a look there =]
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23 Oct 2009   #4


XPM not support 3D 。。。so you can use vm or virtual box 。。。。。。
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