There's surprisingly little documentation available for Virtual PC and XP Mode. When you search the net, search rather Virtual PC than XP Mode, for XP Mode is nothing but a normal Virtual PC machine.
I find these two sites very useful::
In our Tutorials section you can find some quite good Virtual PC and XP Mode tutorials. To see what's available, go to Tutorials
index page and search from V as Virtual PC and W as Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode.
This PDF by Microsoft is not much, showing the level of VPC and XPM documentation, but at least it tells about some basic principles: Windows Virtual PC Tips.pdf
Never been too humble
, so I have to mention my tutorials:
You have some limited options to increase XP Mode, or any other virtual machine's, performance. Read this
to learn why and how to modify options.xml file. Here's
a bit long post, somewhere near the end you'll find how to increase the RAM assigned to your XP Mode.
My XPM Tip #1: I have created a folder called XPM files
in my host's C:\Users\Kari. In XP Mode, I have redirected My Documents to this folder, meaning that all my XPM documents are always available from the host, even when XPM is not running.
And of course, posting issues and questions in our Virtualization section usually gives you an answer.