Win XP, 7 and 8. Have them all!

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Win XP, 7 and 8. Have them all!

  1. 1. Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Don’t Choose! Have them all March 2013
  2. 2. The Result Computer runs Windows 7 Windows XP and Windows 8 installed as programs within Windows 7 This is what it looks like
  3. 3. Windows 7 Desktop
  4. 4. Desktop Icons
  5. 5. Windows XP
  6. 6. Windows 8
  7. 7. Why Bother? We need to become comfortable with the new versions of the Operating System Programs don’t work on Windows 7, but did work in Windows XP. We want to continue to use them. Printer or scanner does not work on Windows 7, but did work in Windows XP. We want to continue to use them.
  8. 8. OptionsThere are three ways to run all Operating Systems1. Buy (or own) three separate computers. Expensive and probably not practical.2. Divide your hard drive into segments, called Partitions, and install a different Operating System in each. A good solution, but difficult to do.3. Install the different Operating Systems in Virtual Machines within Windows 7.
  9. 9. What is a Virtual Machine?A Couple of Definitions A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a computer that executes instructions (not programs) like a physical computer. A virtual machine is a piece of software which allows operating systems to be run inside other operating systems.
  10. 10. Requirements for computer RAM Check out how much Memory is installed on your computer.  Click the Start button, RIGHT click on Computer and select Properties
  11. 11. Check Computer Memory
  12. 12. Requirements for computer RAM Check out how much Memory is installed on your computer.  Click the Start button, RIGHT click on Computer and select Properties You will need a minimum of 2GB to run two operating systems 4GB is much better
  13. 13. Virtual Machines Windows 7Install Windows XP Install Windows 8
  14. 14. Windows XP
  15. 15. Requirement to add XP to 7 Windows XP is a free (no cost)download and install from Microsoft IFYou have Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate installedon your computerIf you have Windows 7 Home, it is necessary to“upgrade” to Windows 7 Professional
  16. 16. Upgrading from Windows Home toWindows 7 Professional
  17. 17. Upgrading from Windows Home toWindows 7 Professional
  18. 18. Upgrading from Windows Home toWindows 7 Professional
  19. 19. What is XP Mode?Windows XP Mode is a benefit ofWindows 7 Professional and Windows 7Ultimate and provides additionalapplication compatibility. It allows youto install and run many of yourproductivity applications for WindowsXP directly from your Windows 7-basedPC.
  20. 20. Installing Windows XP withinWindows 7
  21. 21. Installing XP within Windows 7
  22. 22. Installing Windows XP withinWindows 7
  23. 23. Windows XP Windows XP will now show in your All Porgrams list at the Start button You can add a short cut to the Desktop or Quick Launch Bar to open XP
  24. 24. Windows XP
  25. 25. Windows XP You will need to then load the programs that you wish to use in Windows XP just as if it was a new computer. Examples are:  Virus Protection software  Your preferred browser  Your Word processor  Etc., etc.
  26. 26. Windows 8
  27. 27. To install Windows 8, you willneed a legal official copy If you bought a new computer with Windows 7 installed recently, you may have the option to add Windows 8 for minimal cost. If not, you will need to buy a copy of Windows 8 Professional ($140 - $200)
  28. 28. Two Stage Process Install the “Virtual Machine” Install Windows 8
  29. 29. VMWare
  30. 30. VMWare download
  31. 31. VMWare Player Download
  32. 32. VMWare Install
  33. 33. VMWare Install
  34. 34. VMWare Install
  35. 35. VMWare Install
  36. 36. VMWare Install
  37. 37. VMWare Install
  38. 38. VMWare Install
  39. 39. VMWare Install
  40. 40. VMWare Install
  41. 41. Windows 8 Install
  42. 42. Windows 8 Install
  43. 43. Windows 8 Install
  44. 44. Windows 8 Install
  45. 45. Windows 8 Install
  46. 46. Windows 8 Install
  47. 47. Windows 8 Install
  48. 48. Windows 8 Install
  49. 49. Windows 8 Install
  50. 50. Windows 8 Install
  51. 51. Windows 7 Desktop
  52. 52. Desktop Icons
  53. 53. Windows XP
  54. 54. Windows 8

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