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Can a Celeron processor run Win XP mode on Windows 7?

by qqqq88 / November 24, 2009 6:01 PM PST

For a laptop with a single Intel Celeron processor, can you run Windows XP mode on Windows 7 or does the Celeron chip not support that?

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(NT) Yes.
by Kees Bakker / November 24, 2009 7:59 PM PST
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Actually, it will not...
by John.Wilkinson / November 27, 2009 1:40 AM PST
In reply to: Yes.

XP Mode required CPU hardware support, which Intel has been very slow to implement. It is not standard on Pentium- and Core-branded CPUs, but it will not hit Celerons until 2010, excluding your current processor.


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by qqqq88 / November 28, 2009 2:54 AM PST

Are you referring to the need for the the CPU to be able to do hardware virtualization in order to run XP mode? I read an article to that effect. So now I'm looking for a list of what specific Celeron processors can do hardware virtualization.

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Here's one list.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2009 4:51 AM PST
In reply to: Ok
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by jeff_windows_team / November 25, 2009 3:28 AM PST

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