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Windows 7: The XP Play

If you aren't interested in Windows 7, you might want to skip down to our letters section and pass over the next three items 'cause they're all about 7.

Earlier this week we talked about an XP compatibility mode tossed into Windows 7 at the last minute. Even though 7 seems pretty dang compatible, the XP Mode news was good. Then the doubts crept in: Would XP Mode be only for well-heeled Software Assurance customers?

We have the answer. XP Mode is only for semi-well-heeled Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise and Professional customers.

Posted by Doug Barney on 05/01/2009 at 1:16 PM


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