A typical virtual environment runs from its own virtual hard drive space. The Windows XP Mode on the other hand will share the hard drive and permissions with Windows 7 including
- • Clipboard sharing, which enables you to cut, copy, and paste data between the host Windows 7 desktop and the virtual machine
• Printer sharing between the Windows 7 desktop and the virtual Windows environment
• Drive sharing, which provides easy access to all host data from within the virtual machine
• Folder integration between operating environments
Here is a quick overview on how to install Windows XP Mode in Windows 7.
Continued @ Windows 7 News