Install VirtualBox, and WinRar to extract a VHD file from Windows XP mode
How To Extract XP Mode?
After download Windows XP mode, We now need to extract a VHD file from Windows XP mode.
Right click on Windows XP mode and open it with WinRar.
Double click on Sources.
Double click on XPM and wait for a while.
Highlight WinRar and click OK to open with WinRar. Otherwise click Looking for another app on this PC to locate WinRar.
Extract VirtualXPVHD file by drag and drop or using extraction button.
After extraction, Rename VirtualXPVHD to VirtualXP.VHD So virtualbox can recognize its file type.
Create A New VirtualBox
Open Virtualbox to create a virtual machine to install Windows XP mode.
Give it a name
Select Windows XP 32bit from drop down menu and click Next.
Select the amount of RAM to be allocated to the virtual machine. 512MB is enough.
Tick mark Use an existing virtual hard disk file.
Click on this folder icon and locate the VHD file You’ve extracted earlier.
The set up is now complete and ready to begin the installation.
Windows XP Installation
Click on Start
Tick mark I accept this agreement and click Next.
If mouse is not working then right click on mouse icon and click mouse integration to enable mouse.
Once You clicked inside the virtual machine, Mouse will not work outside the virtual machine. Click CTRL key to release the cursor.
The installation is almost complete. Type name and click next.
Set date and time and click next and wait for a few minutes.
From the file menu, Left click on Machine and click reset to restart virtual machine, If It stuck on black screen.
Make your preferred settings.
Install Guest Additions CD Image
Windows XP now needs drivers. To install drivers, We’ll have to insert guest additions CD image.
From file menu, Click on Devices
Click insert guest additions CD image
Kick start guest additions installation.
Click continue anyway to let it install drivers.
Click finish to Restart.
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