Transform Windows XP In A Virtual Machine With VirtualXP

Microsoft abandoned Windows XP some months past and while some users moved on to other operating systems, windows XP are still running.

The primary problem here is that Microsoft won't release official security patches for the operating system which leaves it vulnerable to exploits found after ending of support.

Those are not designed for XP but for POS systems which are supported by Microsoft until 2019, although there's a way to get security updates still.

Why are systems not updated?

On the company side of things, it is probable that programs are the core reason why systems are not changed. There may be other motives, like an unwillingness to invest in a decision making process that takes way to long or new hardware.

End users on the other hand may not want to move away from a trusted system.


It operates by converting the operating system to a Microsoft virtual disk which you can run on all client and server versions of Windows starting with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.

The core notion behind this is actually the following:

This reduces the impact that vulnerabilities can have thanks to that. Companies who require programs to run can do so this way.

Note: The application does not resolve dilemmas for users who do not want to update to a new version of Windows. Thus, it is mainly useful in situations where backwards compatibility is required.

Here is the way that it functions:

Download VirtualXP from the Farstone website.
Click the get a free permit for Home use button to get a permit.
Follow the directions in the screen.
The program can convert all partitions of the system or only select ones based on your requirements.

The free version of the software has another limit. It cannot convert Windows 2003 Server systems as it is allowed for the conventional variant that's available for $29.95.


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