Get exclusive articles before everybody else. This should automatically open in XP Mode; if not, click Start, then My Computer, and finally double-click on the CD drive which should say VMware Tools.

But while the virtual environment is running, AutoRun is disabled. After checking for solutions online, we’re shown that there is an update that might solve the issue. Windows will detect any issues with the program and you can try to run it with the recommended settings, or go through the troubleshooting wizard. Add My Comment Register Login Forgot your password?

Reply WILLEMIJNS September 21, 2010 at 8:41 am > However, all Windows 7 distributions can download the Windows Virtual PC application. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. Once past that, the interaction is pretty fast and well-integrated. I've heard about some sort of XPvirtualization program on Windows 7 that will allow me to runXP programs.

Is this true? If you’re buying a system expressly for the purpose of running Windows XP Mode, be sure it meets these requirements. Figure 9.36 also shows that this is Microsoft Project 2000 running in Windows XP Mode.M Congratulations! Windows 7 forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows 7 is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts.

My Vista machine has no trouble running any of the legacy software. Figure 9.19: Start Menu Selection When your computer has restarted, click the Windows 7 Start button , then select All Programs | Windows Virtual PC | Windows XP Mode to We didn’t see them on our latest test, but have in the past. If you are want a modern looking package, you could download the free Kingsoft Office 2013, which looks very similar to MS Office and works in a very similar way.

Find the folder we just shared from Windows 7 by clicking My Computer, then the drive that says "Shared Folders on ‘vmware-host’" or something similar. if so, I'll deal with the install issue and install the Pro version. It doesn't come with the OS, but you can download it and install it free. Click the Compatibility tab.

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