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    Follow Me On Twitter: @djg gold trophysilver trophybronze trophy Dan Grossman's Avatar
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    Notice: This is a discussion thread for comments about the SitePoint article, Run IE6, IE7, and IE8 on the Same Machine Using Windows 7 XP
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    Windows 7 Home users don't need their own Windows XP CD since they can download the free Application Compatibility VHDs from Microsoft that they've been offering for years.

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    sucks about your system mate, but otherwise that article is great, helped me out too

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    I'd suggest using IEtester. It is free and works perfectly on every version of Windows.

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    I've completely failed to get VM working in the past too, couldn't be bothered with it in the end.
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    Gave Win7 a full week before reverting back to XP. Following week they announce the removal of HAC. Anyway now giving Win7 another go due to power management working well.

    Followed these instructions but my VMs won't boot, they try to boot from the network with PXE.

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    I believe the most current version replaces the older versions.

    I like adobe browser labs, althought I costs money after a year, I like it.

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    The biggest advantages for the Microsoft Windows Virtual PC are the price (free) and the auto-generated software licenses for Windows XP. The disadvantage is that you're limited in the type of operating system you can run.

    If your main concern is browser compatibility Microsoft Windows Virtual PC is a good choice. If you're doing development on a non-Microsoft OS as well, you can host both your development platform and your browser testing installations using VMWare.

    You can get VMWare Player for free at http://www.vmware.com/products/player/. They've published a list of reasons it's "Better than Windows XP Mode" on that page as well.

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    Have heard rumors that IE6/7 need to run on a 32-bit machine, meaning they won't run on a 64-bit machine.

    Before I go through the motion of installing all this, can anyone confirm/deny this?

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