install windows xp vhd on windows 8 pro

Need to access legacy apps that worked on XP Pro.  How can one use the vhd features of windows 8 pro to host an install of windows XP?  Is the vhd a better option than a simple dual boot?  Guidance sought
 

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Last updated March 30, 2019 Views 2,027 Applies to:
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Hi scoutmstr,

You may post your question in Windows 8 IT Pro Technet forums for better assistance on this issue.

Windows 8 Virtualization

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w8itprovirt/threads

Also see:

Run virtual machines on Windows 8 with Client HyperV              

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/hyper-v-run-virtual-machines

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