How do I start to install an XP program

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help and Support' started by ddecoursey, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. ddecoursey

    ddecoursey New Member

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    Hello,

    Do I just start the install and it automatically gets installed to x86 (vista like) or is there a different method ? And if I am running 64 bit Win7 does the application installed endup installed as a 32bit xp app ??
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Windows Forum Admin
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    Windows 7 64-bit is capable of running most 32-bit applications native. If your application fails to work, you can right-click on the shortcut and use "Windows XP" compatibility mode. This differs from "XP Mode". "XP Mode" is a pre-loaded virtual machine image of Windows XP that can be used for programs that are not Windows Vista/Windows 7 compatible. It uses Microsoft Virtual PC as a back-end. For more information on what XP mode is see: Download Windows XP Mode
     

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