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On my development workstation i use VMWare Server to run the different servers i develop against. I have run into an annoying problem because i have to use Visual Studio 6.0 and that wont run on Windows 7, but it will run i Windows XP Mode, so that's how i have installed it.

But when i start the XP Mode app. All VMWare images is powered off. I found this article explaining the problem. I now see why things happen, but is there anybody out there who have found a workaround? I know i could install Windows XP in a VMWare Virtual machine and run VS6 there, but it would be nice to know if there were a simple workaround.

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Stupid Microsoft not playing well with others yet again. bah. –  gbjbaanb Dec 23 '09 at 15:10
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No way round with the current version of W7 sorry.

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If you're desperate, at the expense of your XP mode and VMWare VMs running slower, you should find that they can co-exist if you turn off Virtualization Technology (VT) in the BIOS.

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