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Re: Uh, wait -

Posted by Tricob on .
Uh, no - XP was released for free many years back. It was packaged in some sort of EXE file. The executable seems very finicky about what hardware you have in your machine; I never had hardware where the EXE actually worked.

- Tricob.

"Glass Tiger for life! "

In reply to: Re: Uh, wait - posted by Tarbolde on .
If you mean XP Mode, that needs 2 GB RAM minimum including what 7 requires and it only works on Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions. Microsoft describes XP Mode as being for businesses needing backward compatibility, not for gamers.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/install-and-use-windows-xp-mode-in-windows-7

"XP Mode was primarily designed to help businesses move from Windows XP to Windows 7. It isn't optimized for graphic-intensive programs such as 3D games"

Also worth knowing:

"XP Mode follows the same support lifecycle as Windows XP—extended support will end April 8, 2014."

Anyway, we're getting off track- I have an XP license. Here's a refresher on my current situation.

-Tarbolde


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