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Should I remove Windows XP Mode?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,257
United States Rank #1,285
Reach 0.5510%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.53 days
546.74 days >
Average installed length: 287.27 days


1.3.7600.16437 0.27%
1.3.7600.16432 6.16%
1.3.7600.16425 1.55%
1.3.7600.16424 0.31%
1.3.7600.16423 52.73%
1.3.7600.16422 37.75%
1.3.7600.16419 0.02%
1.2.7236.0 0.05%
1.2.7235.0 1.10%
1.2.7234.0 0.06%

Other programs by Microsoft

Windows XP Mode

What is Windows XP Mode?  (from Microsoft)

Windows 7 has several built-in tools to help with program compatibility and Windows XP programs should be installed directly on Windows 7. Windows XP Mode runs many older Windows XP productivity programs and that are not natively compatible with Windows 7, thus helping realize cost savings and reduce possible operation...  Read more


Windows XP Mode is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.3.7600.16423, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,188,566 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Windows XP Mode come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows xp mode\tutorial\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1374CC63-B520-4f3f-98E8-E9020BF01CFF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Windows XP Mode?

You can uninstall Windows XP Mode from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows XP Mode, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows XP Mode.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.62%
Windows 10 6.13%
Windows XP 0.23%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 52.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.35%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.93%
Windows 10 Pro 3.91%
Windows 10 Home 0.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.47%
  Germany 12.12%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  Italy 3.30%
  France 3.23%
  Canada 3.04%
  Japan 2.86%
  Australia 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Brazil 1.26%
  Austria 1.08%
  Spain 0.99%
  Iran 0.98%
  Belgium 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.24%
Hewlett-Packard 21.73%
Acer 10.57%
ASUS 8.03%
Intel 4.16%
Toshiba 3.56%
Samsung 1.12%
Lenovo 1.08%
Medion 0.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.87%
ASUS All Series 4.52%
Dell XPS 8300 2.48%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.38%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.33%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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