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Windows 7: W7 Restore points and XPMODE

24 Jan 2014   #1
52yankee

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
W7 Restore points and XPMODE

I have need to run XPMODE under W7 and have it installed. I've been down the path of XP deleting W7 restore points and I would like to know if XPMODE under W7 will delete restore points for W7 and/or W8 when it comes up. Does anyone know if XPMODE will delete restore points for W7?


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24 Jan 2014   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello 52yankee,

XP Mode didn't delete any of my W7 restore points.

It shouldn't since it's a virtual machine and not a dual boot on the host.
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24 Jan 2014   #3
52yankee

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thank you for your reply. I'm affraid I have probably created a problem for myself. The W7 system under which XPMODE will run is in dual boot on my laptop with W8.1. I had the problem between the two systems of the restore points for W8 being deleted by W7 and it is fixed. I am working on a family photo scan project and the scanner and its software only run on XP. I guess I will have to come up with a different approach.
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24 Jan 2014   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

XP Mode shouldn't affect either OS.
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24 Jan 2014   #5
52yankee

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thank you for your assistance. I appreciate it. I tested both W7 and W8 after using XPMODE and all the restore points are intact.
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24 Jan 2014   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome.
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