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Windows 7: Can't seem to download xp mode or virtual PC

12 Dec 2010   #11
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Catswold View Post
GOT IT!!!!!

Thanks again folks for the assist. FYI I had to start IE8 in "administrator mode," then use the direct links Sygnus21 provided. Ran the validation (which, BTW, did not give me the pop-up with the validate seal) following which, the download links for both 64 bit and x86 versions of virtual PC pop-up.

I also clicked "always download from Microsoft" on that window, so I didn't get the information bar when I hit "download."

Don't know why it was so difficult, but it's a done deal.

Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats


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13 Dec 2010   #12
Catswold

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Catswold View Post
GOT IT!!!!!

Thanks again folks for the assist. FYI I had to start IE8 in "administrator mode," then use the direct links Sygnus21 provided. Ran the validation (which, BTW, did not give me the pop-up with the validate seal) following which, the download links for both 64 bit and x86 versions of virtual PC pop-up.

I also clicked "always download from Microsoft" on that window, so I didn't get the information bar when I hit "download."

Don't know why it was so difficult, but it's a done deal.

Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Glad to see you got it fixed. And thanks for the credit, but that goes to Darician as he was the one to provide those links :)
OOPS!!!!! Sorry Darician and thanks for the links.
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14 Dec 2010   #13
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No problem. Good to hear that you got it going.
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