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Windows 7: Cannot log into XP Mode

24 Dec 2009   #21

Win 7

No error message at all, it just will not start up. I have the program shortcuts for XP mode programs on the desktop and they worked perfectly for 2 days. Then yesterday the mouse pointer spins for a few seconds and then stops. I go to the accounts, all is installed as you mentioned in an earlier email. It will just not boot out of hibernation. I have spent 4 days on this, formated hard drive and reloaded Win 7 4 times to give it a clean system each time, reloaded the programs for xp mode 3 times. My AMD system is fully vitrual operational. XP mode works until I add programs into Win 7 and then it stops functioning. Somewhere the programs i add like Office 2007 and Outlook 2007 seem to mess up the reboot function for XP? At least that is my take on it.
I am thinking of just shelving my nice new 64 bit computer for a few months because there are still so many bugs with Win 7 and XP mode. As a business I can't spend hours and days trying to get something to work.
If there are solutions coming up though, please share them.

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24 Dec 2009   #22


Why are you adding office 2007 into xp mode? It works perfectly in win7, only use xp mode for apps that will not work natively in win7.
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25 Dec 2009   #23

Win 7

Sorry, mistaken typing. I only have 3 programs in XP mode for my business. Everything else is in Win 7.

Whatever the case, i give up. I will try to do this in 6 months when the bugs are worked out. Right now too many fruitless hours producing no results.

Merry Christmas and thanks for the help you suggested. I did learn a lot about virtual machines but the technology is too young right now.

All the best,
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