Understanding Windows XP Mode with Jeremy Chapman

Windows XP Mode (download) adds the seamless virtual desktop integration like we saw in Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MEDV), so you can see applications within the virtual operating system in the start menu. And you can view applications within the physical operating system’s desktop without showing the entire virtual machine desktop. It definitely makes the […]

Windows XP Mode (download) adds the seamless virtual desktop integration like we saw in Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MEDV), so you can see applications within the virtual operating system in the start menu. And you can view applications within the physical operating system’s desktop without showing the entire virtual machine desktop. It definitely makes the use of Virtual PC technologies much easier for the average user. As we’ve seen for the last decade or so, you can run legacy applications under the context of the legacy operating system. Initially that sounds like a good thing, as Virtual PC always has, said Jeremy Chapman at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas.