The big difference is that, this time, it will be available to both Windows XP and Windows 7.The following steps will get you through it easily.This book is an important resource for solution providers learning about Windows 7 tasks, including installation and deployment, management, using the new desktop features and troubleshooting problems that may arise in a customer's environment.Setup of Windows XP Mode We now have Windows XP Mode installed, but we still need to set it up. If you are still using a version of Wine that references this file (older than June, 2005) you should upgrade before doing anything else.All settings are now stored directly in the registry and accessed by Wine when it starts.This document describes some simple steps for dealing with Windows 7 system and start-up problems.These procedures require no technical expertise but the instructions (and occasional warnings) should be followed with care.
Disclaimer: I do work for Microsoft, but I don't work with the Win7 team so this is just one dude's opinion.
Some applications require a specific behavior in order to function and changing this setting may cause a buggy app to work. Some applications may perform better if you choose Windows 98.
Likewise, some applications require specific libraries in order to run.
Just work through the sections in turn until you find something relevant to your problem.
If you computer has system problem, you first priority should be to make sure you have up-to-date backup copies of all your own files.
Remember this is a separate implementation of a full operating system.