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Windows 7 Made Simple by Kevin Otnes

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Setting Up Virtual Machines

Windows XP was the standard operating system for PCs for ten years, and most companies have a wide variety of customized software that is designed for internal use with Windows XP only. Even when Windows Vista came out, many companies did not adopt Vista for employee use, and stayed with Windows XP. For this reason, a lot of programs that worked in XP may not have been updated to work in Windows 7.

At home, you may have some programs or devices that worked with Windows XP but do not work with Windows 7.

Fortunately, there are several solutions available that use virtual machines.Virtual machines allow you to run a complete Windows machine within a program window or full screen on your computer. You can easily copy ...

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