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Old November 11, 2009, 09:54 PM
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I can't see Xp mode working with a game.. but please let us know if it does..
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good because you may have run into a problem ; XP mode run only with Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate
Annnd hardware support for virtualization.
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If you get a chance, report back on your experience. I would like to know how XP Mode for 7 worked out on games. I've seen it on Microsoft's site but, they were talking about it being more for office apps.
Gaming is *really* limited in XP Mode on Virtual PC. Probably something to do with the following...



...Worms 2 might work. Again, provided you have 7 Pro, Ultimate or Enterprise plus hardware support for virtualization. At least I got 3D pinball running with general success.
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Old November 12, 2009, 12:40 PM
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I don't believe there is any 3D hardware acceleration in XP Mode, which is unfortunate, but think about the amount of resources require to do so in a virtual environment.
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i think sun's virtual pc has support not sure though
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