I'm no tech guy, but I think I can do this. Now enter your XP product key, and name and password of your choice. Any alternative way in order to make a virtual win xp? I scrapped Xp systems some time back because of the games MS plays.

Again the answer is no. I have downloaded XP Pro from the MSDN site... A couple tweeks on the VM Player setting to get UNITY and be able to manipulate my files and recognize my CD. The programs I relied on most didnt work with 7. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/225721/can-i-activate-xp-on-my-daughters-machines/

I would like to buy a Windows 7 computer but am stuck on XP/IE 7. They both are working but can't seem to get into the cool setup menus, more so on the mouse. I do have a copy of XP Pro which will have IIS. I think your link is correct, but I'll verify it before I download the drivers.

Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 19 John Parziale (not verified) on Jun 30, 2001 You are not alone. The only driver that would install was the one for the Video controller (VGA Compatible). * Continued to attempt to use the entire set of drivers to try and install - A "micro OS" is a few year long project. You shouldn't expect a system to be "fast" if it lacks the necessary hardware to allow it to perform well.

Thanks! I've heard of lots of people running older versions of Adobe's Creative Suite in XP Mode, and Visual Studio should work fine too. In my home network I am the only one running windows 7 and it really doesn't like giving access to computers running other OS; this has caused all kinds of problems https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/5m9240/activating_windows_xp_in_2017_still_possible/ Will the drive be formatted, bcoz all my files and the OS are in this drive only… Please reply.

I've got one. Note If you specify the /r option, the /p option is implied. Thoughts? 61 commentsshareall 61 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]brill0 10 points11 points12 points 18 days ago(7 children)http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Windows-XP-Genuine-Forever permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]davesmith87[S] 2 points3 points4 points 18 days ago(6 children)How would I be able to edit the registry without being December 22, 2010 JDuran Terrific !

March 20, 2010 Jeff i just buy new laptop operate with win 7 home premium and i dont have any legal copy of win xp. I'm just a consumer. You will need VMware Player. @panos: Windows XP Mode doesn't require a legal copy of XP, but you need Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate. If not, click Start, then My Computer, and finally double-click on the CD drive which should say VMware Tools.

Now your XP is fully installed and setup, so you can proceed to integrate with your computer just like XP Mode! I thought of reformatting the hard drive to Windows XP/Home Edition , but that seemed a little extreme. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. I have joined the microsoft technet forum but can't get on because of "server not available" errors.

Another option: Since you already have XP installed, you can simply turn that XP into a virtual machine and then copy it over to your vista. Links Download VMware Player 3 Download Windows Virtual PC if you wish to run XP in it JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Matthew digs up tasty bytes about Windows, Virtualization, and the Do you know if this program will save the ‘key' when I exit the VMPlayer? Just some thoughts.

Are there any extra/different steps? When you say full copy of XP, does that also mean the XP disk that came with the computer I am presently using? It won't let me into XP.

already on the drive; which is what I would like to preserve, at all costs. 5.

By the way, I just moved to Europe and my geek friend is back in the US. Whether I own the OS or not is beside the point. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? During the installation, it locked up.

March 20, 2011 bubba Installed the VMware Player and everthing worked except "Enter Unity" and yes it is enabled. Each time I start the virtual windows xp and then the software it asks for the product key.. Your readme notes on how to install look excellent, thank you. Along with the date, I also wrote a Product Key on the disk"That is not 100% accurate.

Now click the bullet for “Always enabled” and check the box for “Map as a network drive in Windows guests.” Now click Add at the bottom of that window. Retail Upgrade? (Those are your two choices if you actually performed an upgrade installation.) As for your MSDN CD problem - test to see if the machine is causing the trouble The representative doesn't understand.) CS: Do you have a developer license? Thank you.

December 5, 2010 mischa works fine but…. This will let us add a shared folder.