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Windows 7: Create second Windows XP Mode using BASE disk. Possible?

30 May 2012   #11

W7 Ultimate x64

windows ce, studio 2008

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30 May 2012   #12

W7 Ultimate x64

OK.. what I really want is to be able to use it as 'normal' VM with XP installed...

Previously I just would create a VM, install XP on it, copy the disk as a baseline and then use it when I need to to create new VMs with different software installed (which I dont want to mix up or for performance consideration)...

It seems not possible with XP Mode... May be I am just missing some point here but I'd like to see XP Mode to be as any VM (from manageability prospective).....

I just wanted to save time on installing XP on VM thats all! :)
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30 May 2012   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1

When I said what software so you want to run the second XP Mode on, I meant what virtual machine software (Virtualbox, VMware, Windows Virtual PC etc) do you want to run the second vm on. Sorry! My mistake
Also, the XP Mode EULA states that you may have only 1 XP Mode VM per installed Windows 7. I know that you have 10 Windows 7 Ultimate licenses, but Virtual PC won't let you run multiple XP Mode virtual machines.
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