The RTM Version of the Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise is now available from the Microsoft Download Center. Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 makes it easy to install and run many of your productivity programs that run on Windows XP directly from a computer that runs Windows 7. It uses virtualization technology such as Windows Virtual PC to provide a Virtual Windows XP environment for Windows 7. Windows XP Mode will no longer require hardware virtualization technology to run – Microsoft has released an update for Windows Virtual PC to support running on systems without hardware virtualization. This update is now available as a free Download from the Microsoft Download Center.
Download -> Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 is now available for download
Visit the following Microsoft Website to download the Windows XP Mode for Windows 7:
- Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise
This download includes a virtual hard disk (.vhd file) with Windows XP SP3 preinstalled. Client virtualization software, such as Windows Virtual PC is required to use Windows XP Mode.
Webseite -> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fb633e9d-ddbc-4044-bb09-4f99e757064e&displaylang=en
Download -> WindowsXPMode_en-us.exe
Download -> WindowsXPMode_N_en-us.exe
- Windows Virtual PC for x86 and x64-based Systems
Windows Virtual PC is the latest Microsoft virtualization technology.
Webseite -> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2b6d5c18-1441-47ea-8309-2545b08e11dd&DisplayLang=en
Windows Virtual PC x86 -> Windows6.1-KB958559-x86.msu
Windows Virtual PC x64 -> Windows6.1-KB958559-x64.msu
Microsoft recommends that you save a copy of the Windows XP Mode installer for future, to restore the Windows XP Mode environment. For example, you could burn the installer to DVD or save it to a backup media. If the files installed by Windows XP Mode gets corrupted or deleted, you will get an error while trying to start Windows XP Mode. You can then try reinstalling the Windows XP Mode using the installer that you have saved.