I'm looking at getting a new laptop with the Windows 7 on it, but am trying to decide which version to get...my biggest hangup is I want many of my current XP programs to work on the Windows 7 version__

can I use my current XP programs to be installed and work properly on Windows 7 Home Edition?

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 566 Applies to:

Which one is right for you?

Windows 7 Compatibility Center

This is handy to know about too.

Download Windows Virtual PC RC and Windows XP Mode RC  (Final version is about to be released).

How to use Windows Easy Transfer to migrate files and settings from one Windows-based computer to another Windows Vista-based computer

Description of Windows Easy Transfer for Windows Vista

Another thing you could do is to run the following on your XP machine and see what it says about your installed programs.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

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