Giả lập win xp trên win 8

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UpdatedJul 22, năm nhâm thìn, 12:09 am EDT| 3 min read

“Windows XP Mode” isn’t included with Windows 8. Microsoft will soon be discontinuing tư vấn for Windows XPhường & doesn’t want anyone using it, even in a virtual machine. However, you can easily phối up your own Windows XP mode in Windows 8.

You can virtualize Windows XP with almost any virtual machine program, but we’ll cover a solution that gives you Windows XP-mode lượt thích desktop và taskbar integration on Windows 8.

How Windows XP Mode Worked

RELATED: Our Look at XPhường Mode in Windows 7

Microsoft pitched this feature as a way lớn run old applications in “Windows XP. mode,” but it’s not just another Windows compatibility feature. On Windows 7, Windows XP mode is actually full copy of the Windows XPhường operating system running in Microsoft’s Virtual PC virtualization software. Applications you install in Windows XPhường mode run inside the Windows XP.. virtual machine.

Microsoft one-upped their competitors by including a fully licensed copy of Windows XP, offering a nicer experience than installing Windows XP in VirtualBox & having all your old Windows XP applications confined khổng lồ the virtual machine window.

Windows XPhường mode isn’t available on Windows 8, but you can reproduce it pretty closely with VMware Player. You could also use VirtualBox or another virtual machine solutions, lượt thích the Hyper-V virtualization feature included with Windows 8. However, VMware Player offers Windows XP-mode-lượt thích integration features — you can create direct shortcuts to lớn Windows XP applications & have quality taskbar icons for each virtualized program.


Windows 8 doesn’t include a licensed copy of Windows XP, so you’ll need a copy of Windows XPhường. to mix this up. If you have an old Windows XPhường. disc lying around, it will vì chưng. VMware Player is completely miễn phí. Unlượt thích Windows XP.. mode, which was only available for Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions of Windows 7, you can phối this up on any edition of Windows 8.

Note that VMware Player is only không tính phí for trang chính users, so you may want khổng lồ use VirtualBox or tăng cấp to lớn the paid VMware Workstation if you need Windows XP Mode for business purposes.

Setting Up Windows XPhường. Mode With VMware Player

First, download và install VMware Player on your computer. Once it’s installed, launch it and create a new virtual machine. Go through the thiết lập process, providing either a Windows XP. installation disc or a Windows XPhường disc image in ISO format.

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Enter your sản phẩm key, username, password, and other information. VMware Player will automatically install Windows XP inside the virtual machine, so you won’t have to bởi anything during the installation process. Just wait and let the process complete on its own — VMware Player will handle everything, including installing the VMware Tools package that enables the desktop integration features.


Integrating Windows XPhường with Windows 8

To make your Windows XPhường system integrate with Windows 8, cliông chồng the Player menu in VMware Player and select Unity. This enables a special mode where your Windows XP.. applications will run on your Windows 8 desktop.


Any applications you have sầu running when you enable Unity mode will appear on your Windows 8 desktop with their own icons on Windows 8’s taskbar.



To launch applications running in Windows XPhường mode, move sầu your mouse khổng lồ the lower-left corner of the screen and use the VMware thực đơn lớn launch applications from the Windows XPhường system. They’ll appear on your Windows 8 desktop, too.


To create direct link khổng lồ such applications, right-cliông chồng their shortcuts in the VMware launcher thực đơn and select Create Shortcut on Desktop. You’ll get a shortcut you can clichồng to lớn launch the application.


At any time, you can cliông chồng the Windows XPhường thực đơn và select Exit Unity khổng lồ disable Unity mode và confine your Windows XPhường applications lớn a single virtual machine window.

VMware Player automatically sets up drag-and-drop & copy-and-paste integration, so you’ll be able lớn use the applications much like they were running inside Windows 8. However, they aren’t running in Windows 8, so they won’t have sầu access khổng lồ the every tệp tin on your Windows 8 system. You may want to lớn mix up shared folders from the virtual machine’s settings window so you can nói qua files between your Windows 8 system và Windows XP.. applications.


RELATED: Microsoft is Ending Support for Windows XP.. in 2014: What You Need to lớn Know

It’s a shame Microsoft removed this feature from Windows 8, but it’s clear why they did. Microsoft no longer wants khổng lồ support Windows XP.., not even in a virtual machine. Windows XP mode was a feature for business customers to lớn feel confident upgrading from Windows XP — they could feel confident upgrading to lớn Windows 7, knowing that any applications that experienced problems could just be run in Windows XP.. mode.

However, Windows XP mode isn’t forever — Microsoft wants businesses to nâng cấp their applications và ensure they’ll continue to lớn work on newer versions of Windows rather than depending on Windows XP forever. It’s a good idea khổng lồ tăng cấp lớn applications that work on modern versions of Windows & not depkết thúc on a Windows XP virtual machine, but other virtualization programs will continue to provide a failsafe option even while Microsoft no longer offers Windows XPhường Mode.