Run Windows XP Applications in Windows 7
Get your Windows XP Professional SP 3 for free from Microsoft to run your XP applications in Windows 7! It’s an absolutely amazing feature coming with Windows 7: Windows XP Mode.
Can you install Windows XP Mode in Windows 7
First of all you need a genuine Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional version. Then you need to make sure your processor is capable of hardware-assisted virtualization with AMD-V, Intel VT or VIA VT turned on in the BIOS.
OK, ok all this does not mean anything for you? Don’t worry.
There is a tool to check if your Processor supports hardware virtualization. If the computer is configured with hardware-assisted virtualization, only then you can go on and install Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode.
Do the test and grab the tool from Microsoft.
Look out for our next posts about Installing and running Windows XP Mode.