installing xp pro softwear on win 7 home prem

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June 17, 2011 at 15:56:16
Specs: Windows 7, pentium 2.3ghz/3GB
i just bought a lap top with windows 7 home premium on it, now i wish to install one of my old softwears that runs on windows xp proffessional sp3 but it will not install on windows 7 home premium. what do i do?

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#1
June 17, 2011 at 17:45:10
What error message (if any) do you receive when trying to install?

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#2
June 17, 2011 at 17:46:52
run the programs as "administrator" and then in 'Compatibility Mode'
I run tons of XP progs on my windows 7.

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#3
June 17, 2011 at 18:20:40
If not compatibility mode then get virtualpc. Then install xp on it.

If real old then try dosbox.

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