Virtual Windows XP® mode in Windows® 7
What is is Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7? What are its various editions and tools?
The introduction of Windows 7 XP mode by Microsoft was made with the intention of providing assistance to the small commercial enterprises to move to transit towards the Windows 7 operating system. When Microsoft introduced Windows Vista, the reception it received from the users was far from warm because many users decided to stick to the Windows XP version which was not only user friendly but convenient as well. Therefore, in order to prevent the same rejection in case of Windows 7, the Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 was meant as a safety net for users who were not required to abandon their Windows XP mode. Owing to this decision, the biggest advantage which was accrued by the users was that they could continue to use their old applications while getting used to Windows 7 at the same time, thus averting a mass rejection.
In order to convert Windows 7 to Windows XP and vice versa, the user is required to go to the Start menu and find a folder labeled Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7. On clicking this option, one would transit into the familiar and favored environment of Windows XP while in order to shift back to Windows 7, one just needs to click on the exit button of the Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 tool bar.
There are many advantages associated with the Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 like using the drivers and system tools of the old operating system to install, run and launch Windows XP applications while remaining within Windows 7 and enjoying accessibility to all the drives which are a part of the Windows 7 operating system. In addition, one can utilize the various devices as well like printing, the USB connected devices and the cut-paste options of the advanced clipboard feature. One can also access known folders like My documents, Pictures, Desktop, Music and Video from within the Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7.
The Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 is available in three editions namely home, professional and ultimate.
This edition is meant for home users all over the globe in order to enable them to play with a number of different multimedia formats for the sake of watching movies, burning files and shifting disc images from the Explorer.
This edition of Virtual Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 boasts of advanced networking features and also facilitates use of different printers for different networks. It not only caches the network files to enable the user to continue working but also provides encryption as a form of security.
This edition comprises of extra features like multiple languages, built-in security and corporate centric features like Federated Search.
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