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Windows 7: Windows XP Mode

14 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
Windows XP Mode

Is there a way i can access the programs that come with Windows XP Mode through my host on the start menu. Or if there is a way to add a shortcut to something on the virtual drive.

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16 Jan 2010   #2

windows 7

Two ways of doing this:

(1) inside your xpm vm, create a shortcut to the existing app in vm's Start menu, your host will have the shortcut automatically duplicated.

(2) in your Windows 7 host, copy a xp mode app's shortcut to a new name, and right click Properties, then Edit the shortcut name. It's a bit tricky, follow the syntax very closely.
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