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Windows 7: Is the XP mode function in Windows 7 Pro, XP Home or XP Pro?

17 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Is the XP mode function in Windows 7 Pro, XP Home or XP Pro?

Can I choose which version of Windows XP I want to install during the installation of XP Mode?

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18 Feb 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

Hello sanctuary, and welcome to Sevenforums.

No, you cannot choose which version gets installed, although I believe it is the 32 bit XP Pro (cannot confirm the version at the moment, but I'm like 75% sure it is Pro). It doesn't do well with graphically intense software, such as games, tv tuners, or graphic editors.

You will need Windows 7 Pro or higher to install (64 or 32 Bit).
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18 Feb 2012   #3

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Windows XP Mode is an XP Pro SP3.
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18 Feb 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

Thanks Kari!
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 Is the XP mode function in Windows 7 Pro, XP Home or XP Pro?

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