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Q: Sharing programs between windows xp and windows 7

Hey recently my brother has downloaded windows 7 and dual booted. I am waiting for some computer replacement parts before creating a dual boot between xp and windows 7. However my brother has encountered a problem... he can't make shortcuts for applications between the os. I did some research and read in this forum that its impossible to share applications. :(

 

So here is my question: Is there a program that creates special shortcuts for xp without downloading the program twice or will I have to manually go through My Computer to launch the program. Thanks! I will be watching this thread closely for awhile.

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You will have to install the program in both versions of Windows. You cannot install in one version and run it while booted into the other.
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Views: 512 Last updated: March 20, 2018 Applies to: