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Ongoing saga of Windows 7 clean installation


exdragon

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Will this never end! I'm now trying to install Windows XP mode as I have a prog. which won't run properly in 7.

In the BIOS, the Hardware Assisted Visualization option is enabled, but when I select All programs>Windows Virtual PC>Windows XP mode, I keep getting told the option isn't enabled.

I've downloaded all Win 7 updates apart from SP1 - I've tried half a dozen times but to no avail. Please can someone put me out of my misery?

Thanks (hopefully).

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Not in w7 home

think its only in premium

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rdave13

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If it's available then you have professional or upwards. Type CMD in the search box, in the list right click CMD and run as admin. Type sfc/scannow and let it run. If it shows a problem not resolved then run again. See if that helps.

Sounds as you've got a bad installation or a unstable bios, like mine, but that's another story.

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exdragon

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It's 7 Professional - should have said.

Tried following MS fixes, still no joy. It reports no problems with Windows Update. Unplugged the PC, rebooted, you name it, I think I've done it. The annoying thing is that the prog I'm trying to run was listed in the upgrade advisor report as being compatible. I'll keep on trying.

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bionicle

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bionicle

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Sorry just saw professional

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robinofloxley

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The lesser XP Compatibility Mode is available in the prog.exe Properties. (Compatibility tab).

Might be sufficient unless you already tried.

Don't know about your Full XP Mode problem though.

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