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Windows 7: How I can run the portable apps in windows XP Mode?

09 Jan 2010   #11
huisinro

windows 7
 
 

by "running Windows on a vhd ", do you mean there is some limitations if you boot Windows 7 from a VHD? DOSBox will have issues on such environment?

Off topic: the screenshot I showed is actually XP Mode booted from an XP VHD inside a vm (with another vm VHD that has no OS, as I am testing our VBoot products).


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09 Jan 2010   #12
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

When simply creating a new vhd for the Windows Virtual PC which was done previously the 32bit RC the retail 32bit 7 ran right into a snag there. No detection of the ISP for activation as well as nothing but the bare basic default vga drivers.

98 on VBox was far worse however for display limited to 16 colors! Forget sound for either while the previous RC on vhd was able to use the shared virtual sound card. The 32bit retail not working with the virtual ethernet adapter was a concern there however.
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09 Jan 2010   #13
huisinro

windows 7
 
 

ok, thanks for the info, so it's mainly due to lack of drivers, rather then something inherent to VHD native boot.
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09 Jan 2010   #14
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

For the 98 effort there the lack of drivers becomes obvious plus just how outdated 98 is to begin with never being intended to work with any virtual environment to start with. We can accept that one fast there.

For the retail 7 install nothing works for seeing a working IE connection while the same method was used on the 32bit RC which detected the active connection there instantly. The device menager still shows everything is working properly however but simply doesn't work?!
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02 Feb 2010   #15
GIGN1987

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

i have solved my problem. simply copy the app where you want in xp mode and then create a shorcut to main EXE file and move it to all users profile start menu, so it will show in windows 7
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