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IPX Windows 7

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I have third party software that requires the IPX protocol. Is there a way to use the IPX protocol with Windows 7?  

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by:Lee W, MVP
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IPX is no longer available from Microsoft for Windows Vista and Windows 7 - see the response here by a Microsoft Employee.
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itpronetworking/thread/82727f50-9e1b-4fcf-8a38-e45567938ec4/
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Is there any workaround?
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by:cantoris
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Aside from using "XP Mode" or Virtual PC containing Windows XP with IPX/SPX, then I'm pretty confident the answer is "no"!
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vernony earned 500 total points
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seems the answer already provided, IPX is not supported in Windows 7
you will need to install XP Mode or VPC 2007 to work around it
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