Win7 XP mode released to manufacturing

by admin October 2, 2009 at 12:42 pm

Microsoft has released Windows XP Mode to manufacturing, and will make it available as a public download when Windows 7 launches on October 22.

MS says the minimum system requirement for running XP Mode is 2GB of RAM and 15 gig of disk space and a CPU capable of handling virtualization.

XP Mode is aimed at SMBs with legacy or custom-built applications and enables users of the venerable OS – it’s eight years old, remember – by providing a virtual XP SP3 environment under Windows 7.

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