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need help:install XP to run on a W8 computer

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#1 ron316


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 08:20 AM

hi everyone i need some help is it possible to install a windows xp pro on a window 8 computer but still keep both operating systemes on the computer i bought this expensive progam for my shop and now they tell me it wont run on windows8.there sales man said it would when i talk to them go figure thanks for anyhelp you guys can give me



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Posted 06 July 2013 - 11:12 AM

Instead of paying for a license of XP Pro you could try making XP mode work in Windows 8. It is not officially supported by Microsoft . That ended with Windows 7. There are lots of articles about it, just do a Google search for "windows 8 xp mode" without the quotes.

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 09:23 PM

hey thank you for your help I will check

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