Windows 7 is compatible with many programs. But some, unfortunately, do not work on it at all. In that case, we advise you to download the Windows XP Mode mod, which will install a virtual version of Windows XP inside your new Windows 7 system. We will show you how to do this.
Step 1. Open the link http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx in a browser
Step 2. Select the version you want to download - 32bit or 64bit
Step 3. Note
If you are not sure which version of Windows 7 you have, open the Start menu, find Computer, right-click on it, click Properties. The version of your system will be written here.
Step 4. Download the file and save it to your computer
Step 5. In step 4 on the site there is a button “Download and install this first
Windows XP Mode '(' Download and Install this first: Windows XP Mode '). Click on it. Save the file to your computer.
Step 6. After the file is downloaded, run it
It will be extracted and the installation window will appear.
Step 7. Do not change the installation directory
Step 8. The installer will do everything by itself
After the installation is complete, click Finish.
Step 9. In the browser, under step 4, there is a button “Download this second
Windows Virtual PC”('Download and install this second: Windows Virtual PC'). Download and open the file.
Step 10. Click "Yes" to install Windows updates
Review the terms of the agreement and click "I accept the terms."
Step 11. Windows 7 will install any required updates
After the installation is complete, you will need to restart your computer. Save all data.
Step 12. After restarting your computer, open the Start menu, Programs, find Windows Virtual PC, click on Windows XP Mode options
Step 13. Read the license agreement
Accept the terms. Click Next.
Step 14. Enter the password for your new virtual account in Windows XP Mode
Enter your password in the two fields, click Next.
Step 15. Enable or disable automatic updates
Step 16. After the installation is complete, Windows XP Mode will start automatically
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Windows XP Mode on Windows 7 system.