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Windows 7: Do I need to be a tech expert to use XP virtual w/Win 7 Pro?

20 Feb 2013   #11

Windows Home Premium 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Just a couple of points.

Xp mode was designed to allow the running of legacy business type applications not games.

It uses an emulated graphics card not the actual hardware on the system. The resolution is adequate for these applications but not for most games.

I didn't know it didn't use the system hardware, but I did wonder about this. My games are the "geezer" type, not available much anymore... word, puzzle, MahJong, Hoyle type games, not the high intensity, graphic games. Would that make a difference I hope?

Thanks for the response...

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20 Feb 2013   #12

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Probably not. Those should all run o.k. imho. As long as you're not wanting to run Call of Duty lol.
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20 Feb 2013   #13

Windows Home Premium 64 bit

Thanks! I was hoping that would be the answer. Appreciate your response.
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20 Feb 2013   #14

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Hope the forums got all your questions answered. We're glad and happy to help.
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