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Windows 7: 2nd XP mode as test system

19 Jan 2011   #1
Sxcd1

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 
2nd XP mode as test system

Can you clone XP mode and use it to test software etc and then delete it when done leaving your original XP mode intact and unchanged?


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20 Jan 2011   #2
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

This thread should help you: How to Copy a Virtual XP machine. If not or if you have further questions, let us know.
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20 Jan 2011   #3
Kari

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It's also in Tutorials, with a bit more information and more discussion. Virtual XP Machine - Copy

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20 Jan 2011   #4
Sxcd1

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Thanks that is exactly what I was looking for.
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20 Jan 2011   #5
Sxcd1

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

I previous deleted a virtual machine which was a copy of the original WinXP mode before I found these tutorials. Now my link to WinXP mode form the start mode doesn't work. I have to start by going to the virtual machine and picking the WinXP mode. How do I edit the shortcut on the start menu as I'm guessing that pointing to the deleted files. Sorry for such a basic question.
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