Virtual Windows XPOnce the Create Virtual Machine wizard is complete, then just reopen Windows Virtual PC, locate the new virtual machine and launch it. Of course I had to do a bit of tweaking in order to get my XP system running and because XP was now running on a new system, I had to reactivate Windows XP. However all of that was relatively painless and I was able to run my existing Windows XP installation in Window 7.
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