MS, Intel "Goofed Up" Win 7 XP Virtualization

clang_jangle writes “Arstechnica has a short article up describing how Microsoft and Intel have ‘goofed up’ Windows 7’s XP Mode, by ensuring many PCs will not be able to use it. (And it won’t be easy to figure out in advance if your PC is one of them.) Meanwhile, over at Infoworld, Redmond is criticized for having the ‘right idea, wrong technology’ with their latest compatibility scheme, and PC World says ‘great idea, on paper.’ With Windows 7 due to be released in 2010, and Redmond apparently eager to move on from XP, perhaps this is not really a ‘goof’ at all?”

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