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#1 damindor

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 17:01

How does xp more for windows 8 work?Is it something hackers made?Its not a legitamte program is it?




#2 Dot Matrix

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 17:03

What?



#3 +Martog

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 17:04

XP Mode is for Windows 7 Pro, Ultimate and Enterprise only, it is no way legal to run on Windows 8.



#4 +LimeMaster

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 17:04

What?

I think they are talking about XP Mode.

#5 Dot Matrix

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 17:10

Ah yes, XP Mode is for Windows 7 only, as described above.



#6 Hum

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 00:44

XP Mode is for Windows 7 Pro, Ultimate and Enterprise only, it is no way legal to run on Windows 8.

Why should it be 'illegal' ?

 

What about a virtual box ...

 

http://lifehacker.co...ee-in-windows-8

 

When you upgrade your system from Windows XP to Windows 8 and was told that some programs are not compatible, just uninstall those programs first.

After the upgrade, re-install those programs.

Now run "Compatibility Trouble Shooter" on those programs one at a time. The "Trouble Shooter" will recommend a suitable "Mode" for each program or you can pick the "Mode" you want. There are 3 choices - "Windows 7 Mode", "Windows Vista Mode" and "Widows XP Mode"

Once set, those program when opened will run in the mode you picked.

 

 

 

 

http://answers.micro...c9-f3d9ccd4b5d8



#7 Torolol

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 00:53

you probably gonna need that 'xp mode' for older games/program that doesn't works properly on win 8.x