help can not run windows virtual pc and xp mode

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by theskid, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. theskid

    theskid MDL Novice

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    i updated to windows 7 ultimate and used 7loader to activate it nearly 2 years ago and i lost the use of virtual pc and win xp mode a while later ,i instaledl them but somehow virtual pc or win xp mode wont boot i just click on them and nothing happens. I tried to update to the latest virtual pc mode ect but microsoft ask for a genuine check first!

    anybody have any suggestions as of how i can get it working again:biggrin:
    thankyou
     
  2. NICK@NUMBER11

    NICK@NUMBER11 MDL Expert

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    Uninstall the version you have and then install virtual pc 2007 sp1, then install xp mode for virtuial pc and then virtual pc, - have it running on ultimate myself
     
  3. thethingy

    thethingy MDL Senior Member

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    #3 thethingy, Jan 26, 2011
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    re download the largest update, that's the xp installer update, then reinstall it. first download this and run it;

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/8632

    you will be "genuine" after that so will get the updates.
     
  4. thethingy

    thethingy MDL Senior Member

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    Dont think you can have 2007 and XP mode at the same time.
     
  5. theskid

    theskid MDL Novice

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    #5 theskid, Jan 26, 2011
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    ok thanks for the quick replys guys i used daz's 1.95 loader unistalled my old loader then installed that one.
    So now i download from microsoft the latest virtual pc and windows xp mode
    and if they ask for authentication for being genuine I go ahead with that ?
    Becuase they are asking for me to install the update KB971033 (that or something else)before downloading
    Also i never installed the update KB971033 ,do i need to install that now or can i leave it out for good?
     
  6. NICK@NUMBER11

    NICK@NUMBER11 MDL Expert

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    I have both installed, and have no problems at all
     
  7. thethingy

    thethingy MDL Senior Member

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    go for it, it will pass wga.

    XP mode required me to remove 2007 prior to install, they use the same components so it conflicts, they might have fixed it though.
     
  8. Trinket

    Trinket MDL Senior Member

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    That whole "XP Mode" seems like a gimmick to me. When I first read about it I thought "great", but when I tried it out it's basically just a virtual machine. I'd rather just use VirtualBox (free) or, yes, MS Virtual PC 2007 if nothing else.
     
  9. Tito

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  10. NICK@NUMBER11

    NICK@NUMBER11 MDL Expert

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    System requirements for Windows Virtual PC
    Make sure your PC is ready for Windows Virtual PC before you upgrade. Want to get up and running right away? Buy a new PC with Windows 7 pre-installed to get a fresh start.

    ■1 GHz 32-bit / 64-bit processor required

    ■Memory (RAM)

    ◦2GB memory or higher recommended
    ■Recommended 15 GB hard disk space per virtual Windows environment

    ■Supported host operating system:

    ◦Windows 7 Home Basic
    ◦Windows 7 Home Premium
    ◦Windows 7 Enterprise
    ◦Windows 7 Professional
    ◦Windows 7 Ultimate
    ◦Note: Windows XP Mode is only available in Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, and Windows 7 Ultimate.
    ■Supported guest operating system:

    ◦Windows XP
    ■Virtual Applications feature is supported only on Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) Professional
    ◦Windows Vista
    ■Virtual Applications feature is supported only on Windows Vista Enterprise and Windows Vista Ultimate
    ◦Windows 7
    ■Virtual Applications feature is supported only on Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows 7 Ultimate
     
  11. ZaForD

    ZaForD MDL Expert

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    XP Mode and/or Virtual PC, is an updated version of Virtual PC 2007 sp1
    Just like Virtual PC 2007 was an update to Virtual PC 6.
    I'm surprised to hear they'll both work on the same PC ?

    Little tip that may help some.
    If your using XPM/VPC for older OS installs i.e. W98 or W2K
    Using the Additions from older versions of VPC can make your VM's perform better. :cool:
     
  12. Kouryu

    Kouryu MDL Senior Member

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    There's even the DOS addons from 2004 that allows it to use network shares IIRC... have it but never tried it though (I use vmware normally; faster as a software VM)