Applications of Windows® 7 in Windows XP® Mode
Windows XP mode applications in Windows 7 allows you to run Windows XP applications in Windows 7. The hardware virtualization needs to be supported by the processor in the computer. A 2GB of RAM is needed for using this feature. You need to download and install the Windows XP Mode Beta version. After completing this step, you need to restart the computer and run the Virtual Windows XP. This will be running in the 'Start' menu. Once the wizard is complete, a dialog box will be displayed. For Windows XP mode applications in Windows 7, you need to install the applications that are required to run in Windows XP. You need to choose 'All Users' from the 'Start' menu. Running Windows XP mode is very beneficial in a computer running on Windows 7.
The following are the applications that could be used in Windows XP mode in Windows 7:
- 'Add/remove programs'
- Run software
- Access USB devices
You might be able to 'Add/remove programs' using the Windows XP mode in Windows 7. Using this, you might install the needed software. There are certain programs that are designed to run on Windows XP. In this case, you need to install the Windows XP mode. The Windows XP mode allows you to install these programs virtually. You might use this program after installation.
You need to run the software right after installation. Since some programs are designed to run on Windows XP, it might not work with Windows 7. In order to resolve this issue, you need to install the software you need to install the Windows 7. The Windows 7 is extremely user friendly and it has these kinds of facilities for running the older programs.
The USB devices could be accessed using the Windows XP mode. The Windows XP mode allows you to use the computer as if Windows XP is installed in the computer. This allows you to temporarily access the data, create virtual folder in the Windows XP etc. The Windows XP mode might allow you to install the programs from the USB disc. In this way the productivity could be increased.
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