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#1 dai

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 04:56 AM

Hi all, How do I install virtual pc, and when it is installed, how do I get windows XP to install into the virtual pc. I'm running windows7 home premium,
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Posted 17 June 2011 - 05:44 AM

If you're talking about Windows 7 XP mode, it isn't available in 7 Home Premium.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/install-and-use-windows-xp-mode-in-windows-7

>>>Install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

Using Windows XP Mode, you can run programs that were designed for Windows XP on computers running Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions<<<


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Posted 17 June 2011 - 10:10 AM

Alternatively if you already have a licensed copy of XP, you could install Oracle's VirtualBox

Otherwise you'll need to upgrade to Win 7 Professional or higher as Union_Thug explains. You can use the Windows any time upgrade feature to do that. More information: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/windows-anytime-upgrade

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