Windows 7 to get XP Mode for compatibility

by admin April 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm

Virtualisation tool will help small firms migrate to next-gen Microsoft OS

Microsoft is planning a new virtualisation tool to provide better application compatibility for businesses migrating from Windows XP to the forthcoming Windows 7 operating system.

The feature will be called Windows XP Mode and will allow users to install and run applications in a Windows XP environment running under Windows Virtual PC.

It is specifically designed to help small businesses move to Windows 7, according to information recently posted to Microsoft’s Windows blog.

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