Date Added: Jul 2009
This paper says most people think of Windows 7's Windows XP Mode solely as a backward compatibility mechanism. It explains why this feature has the potential to change the way that Microsoft designs all future Windows operating systems. By now one has no doubt that are all aware of the hype surrounding Windows XP Mode for Windows 7. What one might not realize though is that Windows XP Mode is much, much more than just a backward compatibility solution. This technology has major implications that dramatically alter all future versions of the Windows franchise.