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    I see a great deal about installing and using XP mode under windows 7. But I have yet to see anything about uni-installing XP mode. Is it possible without leaving the PC in a mess? If it is, what's the best way to go about it?
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    There are several suggestions for uninstalling XP mode and another here. The second link is directly from MS TechNet.
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    Thanks a ton, Ted!
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    Welcome. I have not loaded XP Mode yet because I'm not convinced I need it. I may have a couple of old apps it would be nice to use, and have no old hardware, but is the effort worth the gain. This was mainly developed for companies that are switching to Win 7and have a large need to be able to utilize older apps and hardwareduring the conversion..
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    Yes Ted, I agree! I was trying to decide whether or not to "play" with XP mode for a bit, and then uninstall it and wondered if the effort would be worth it. Clearly, a complex uninstall procedure would not be worth the "fun"! Regrettably, I did not think of checking other forums to see what uninstalling involves. The quick response to my query on this forum has, however, solved my dilemma...Thanks once again. It's great to be a small (tiny?) part of this vast windows knowledge pool. (Edited to correct spelling).
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