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Windows 7: XP Mode In Win7 Ultimate

06 Jul 2010   #1
cliveg29

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 
XP Mode In Win7 Ultimate

Hi...i have a strange problem that I hope someone can help with.

I have installed Virtual-PC and XP mode from the Microsoft website, and it has installed fine. Except when I click on anything to open in the XP Mode window, it flashes up briefly then disappears and nothing opens. This can be a file , folder or icon on desktop (eg Windows Media Player).

I have one programme that I want to run in XP Mode, as it's too old for Win7. I can actually open up the programme, but when I click on File/Open the same thing happens...it just flashes up briefly then disappears.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, as it's driving me nuts!...

Cheers for now,

Clive


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06 Jul 2010   #2
JonM33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cliveg29 View Post
Hi...i have a strange problem that I hope someone can help with.

I have installed Virtual-PC and XP mode from the Microsoft website, and it has installed fine. Except when I click on anything to open in the XP Mode window, it flashes up briefly then disappears and nothing opens. This can be a file , folder or icon on desktop (eg Windows Media Player).

I have one programme that I want to run in XP Mode, as it's too old for Win7. I can actually open up the programme, but when I click on File/Open the same thing happens...it just flashes up briefly then disappears.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, as it's driving me nuts!...

Cheers for now,

Clive
You need to actually run the VM, install the application on the VM, publish it to the host and put the VM to sleep.

Install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

Look at the bottom under To install and use a program in Windows XP Mode.
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07 Jul 2010   #3
cliveg29

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 

Thanks Jon...that worked a treat!

Cheers for now,
Clive
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