Windows 7 - Windows XP Mode

celjan79
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Hello!

I have Windows 7 Professional with 64bit.
Some aplications dont work in this environment, so I installed Windows XP Mode. I see that if you install the software in this windows, then you see application shourtcouts also in Windows 7 Start menu under XP Mode.
My problem is that I only want to use Internet Explorer in Windows XP mode as Windows XP Mode Applications. How can I run this shourtcouts directly from Windows 7?
Also some applications dont have install/setup programs so I only have shourcouts on desktop in Windows Xp Mode and therefore I dont see them under Start menu in Windows 7.

Please help! Thanks!
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Have you tried to click on the shortcut in windows 7 and go to properties --> compatibility and select "Run this program in the compatibility mode" and select windows XP

.Dave

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It isnt posible.
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You need to place a shortcut of IE in C:\Documents and settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs in Windows XP mode. All shortcuts there become available in Windows Virtual PC \ Windows XP Mode Applications start menu of Windows 7.

Also, there are some applications that are excluded from running from Windows XP mode. To make them available, you need to remove them from the following registry key in Windows XP mode machine: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Virtual Machien\VPCVAppExcludeList. That is the case of Windows Explorer, for example.
Do you mind Elaborating, is the tab not there? don't you want to use this option?

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According to me spaperov: suggestion of copying the file to allusers folder will resolve u r issue...follow spaperov:  suggestion.


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