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Windows 7: Why is my xp mode coming up on my windows 7 screen?

09 Jun 2010   #1
peterquiet

Windows 7
 
 
Why is my xp mode coming up on my windows 7 screen?

Eeek, when i start windows xp mode instead of a screen starting (like an rdp connection) with windows 7 inside it all my apps that would be in the vm screen are on my desktop. What on earth is going on?

Cheers,
Pete


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09 Jun 2010   #2
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hi peterquiet,

I'm not sure how to answer your question other than say look at this article - Win 7's XP Mode And VirtualBox: When You Need Windows XP : Introduction

Let me know if it helps.
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10 Jun 2010   #3
peterquiet

Windows 7
 
 

Well i fired up the virtual machine today I actually cliked on windows xp mode.vmcx file and the virtual machine started as normal. I think i clicked vmsal.exe last time does anyone know what this is?
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