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Hello, I just installed XP mode on windows 7 and installed the apps that I would like to have.  Logged off and closed the pc but the folder for xp mode apps never shows up.  I have tried adding exta icons to "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs" but nothing shows up.  Also made sure that auto publish is enabled.
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by:sagiamar
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the app that you want to run under xp mode will run only in the xp virtual pc.
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by:Seasult
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I'm confused, is that a question or a statement?  I'm confused, I would like to run IE6, and Excel 2007 with a plug-in under XP mode.
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ok run the virtual machine and in the virtual xp run the IE6 and excel 2007.
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I should run in xp mode though, shouldn't it???
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yeah.

you need to run the app in the windows xp window.
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Try installing this into the XP VM:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961742 
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That worked, thank you!
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