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Windows 7: XPM in RC1? how can i and where?


07 May 2009   #1

7 build 7077 x64
 
 
XPM in RC1? how can i and where?

ok with RC1 just being released M$'s said that they now are using XPM. It says it's available for ultimate and pro/buisness. Yet i have no idea how to test this item. I was about to just say ok bye bye 7 till it's finalized and go back to XP for some of the f2p games out there to be better for me to play but with this it may seem as if i might try windows 7 rc1. So anyone know where to find this/how ot get it?

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08 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 7100
 
 

I actually found Windows 7 RC to be a more attractive gaming OS than XP, and I play a lot of different games, from Crysis and COD4 to WOW, psychonauts and beyond good & evil.

"F2p" (free-to-play) games are not a genre so I don't see how anyone can generally recommend games that are free to play are better on one system or the other. Do you mean games like Guild Wars or free indie-games? Because both seem problem free on both OS's.

What's sure though is that most games, especially modern ones, won't be completely smooth in a virtual machine. Because your computer has to calculate another OS which in turn has to process a game using the reasources it's granted, because obviously Windows 7 doesn't go away while running the VM.


Now that my preaching is done here:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vir...c/default.aspx

You need both files, just download them and install. If it doesn't work go to bios and check if your CPU supports VM's.
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08 May 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello 133794m3r,

This may be helpful for you as well.

Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup

Shawn
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08 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Also note that XPM has hardly any graphic and audio emulation. You won't be able to run anything hard on graphics (ie. games, video editing) or audio (ie. audio editing and mixing). It's made for corporate softwares unfortunately.

Believe me, I've learned it the hard way.
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