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Windows 7: XP Mode wont shut itself down after app closed


18 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
XP Mode wont shut itself down after app closed

little help please guys if youd be so kind, just installed XP mode as i now dont need Hardware virtualization (yay!) from my initial tests it seems that although the machine is set to "shutdown on close" it doesnt free the resources when I close an xp mode application launched straight from the Windows 7 desktop unless I open the VM again and then close that window, or hit CTRL-ALT-END while the XP mode app is still running and select shutdown from there

anyone know a way around this?

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24 Mar 2010   #2

Win7 x64 7232
 
 

My XP Mode is set to hibernate on close, so I can't really comment on that... But I noticed that the VM will run for about 5 minutes after you close an XP application. Close your VM, open up the Task Manager and watch vpc.exe to see what it does after 5 min or so.
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