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Directly access Windows XP applications from Windows 8

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    Adelaide
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)

    Directly access Windows XP applications from Windows 8


    In the article, Create a Client Hyper-V Virtual Machine for Windows XP, I showed you how to create a virtual machine in Windows 8's Client Hyper-V designed for Windows XP. Using this technique, you can run Windows XP applications from your Windows 8 system by switching over to the virtual machine. However, since that article was published, I've received email from readers wondering if there was a way to run Windows XP applications in Windows 8 like you could with the Windows XP-Mode feature in Windows 7.
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    Directly access Windows XP applications from Windows 8 - TechRepublic

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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Looks promising.
    A bit more to setup than VMware Unity or VirtualBox Seamless modes but the end result is very nice.

    Thanks for the link.
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    Adelaide
    Posts : 1,338
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)


    I thought that it might be useful information for some people.
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Directly access Windows XP applications from Windows 8
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