Microsoft removes hardware virtualization barrier to running XP Mode

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    Microsoft is making a slew of virtualization-related announcements on March 18 — including one that will be welcome by customers who’ve been stymied by the chip-level virtualization requirements for running Windows 7 in XP Mode.

    Effective immediately, Windows XP Mode no longer requires hardware virtualization technology, Microsoft officials said today. XP Mode is a feature of Windows 7 Professional or higher that allows companies to run XP applications that are incompatible with Windows 7 in a virtual environment...

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