How to run Win XP mode on Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

By tester2 ยท 5 replies
Feb 12, 2011
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  1. I got mdg laptop/pc having Intel core 2 duo processor inside, and Windows 7 professional 32-bit o/s on it, so i want to use windows XP Mode on this Laptop, i already read a lot on microsoft site & tried many things no success at all.I don't have special type VT compatable processor in my pc/laptop, but both are having win 7 pro.

    i tried both of this patches unable to install
    Windows6.1-KB977206-x86.msu & Windows6.1-KB977206-x64.msu

    So if you can let me know from where i have to start from the begining then i will give a try.

    And i like to know where i have to check x86 or x64 win 7 pro , i already look in COMPUTER properties, it is not showing x64 etc there.

    my aim is to run win xp mode in windows 7 professional, so can any body let me know whether my processor is good or not, . if good the how to get success to run win xp mode.

    Thanks a lot for your answers.
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    google something like how to xp mode You'll find many guides and "how to" videos
  3. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

    To find out more about which version of Windows 7 you are running, type into the 'Search' box; name
    Then in the list that appears, click on; See the name of this computer
  4. tester2

    tester2 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i finally install Windows XP Mode on my Laptop & PC having this processors.

    1) I get Success on MDG Laptop Windows XP Mode working good, having this processor -- Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5200 @1.60 GHz @1.60 GHz

    2) I did not get Success on MDG PC installation of all files ok, when I click on Windows XP Mode, it is not going to start after waiting long time nothing comes up, so restart PC check again same problem, having this processor -- Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @2.20GHz 2.20 GHz

    So i like to know is there any way i can run Win XP Mode on my PC.

    thanks again.
  5. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

  6. tester2

    tester2 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    any way i try uninstal & reinstal on PC no luck at all. So i am not doing any more on my PC.

    Now i just stick to my laptop, on my laptop Win xp mode is working fine, and resion to instal this mode is to get work my old printer & web cam. both of the i install in win xp mode still this things are not working, so i like to know how the printer (old canon printer) & webcam (old Lebeca webcam)get work on this.

    is there any more things i have to install to get this things work,.

    For sure both are in working condition, still i am using by installing their drivers on my old Win XP PC, so webcam & Printer are in working condition,. but i want to use them in Win XP Mode on Windows 7 Pro system.

    Please let me know is there any thing else i am missing on my Laptop to get this things in work


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