Closed WINDOWS XP MODE Tags: Configuration Windows XP Windows 7 Last response: August 6, 2012 12:23 AM in Windows 7 Share dotcomma July 29, 2012 7:30:35 PM Hello, I have been using Windows XP Mode for some time but when I opened the program today I have a screen saying Windows is shutting down. But it just sits there, nothing happens. I have booted and rebooted to no avail. More about : windows mode SR-71 Blackbird a c 362 $ Windows 7 July 29, 2012 7:33:42 PM It made be corrupted and need to be reinstalled. Best solution JDFan a b $ Windows 7 July 29, 2012 7:46:47 PM Do you have it set to automatically update -- and were there updates waiting to be installed ? -- could just be that it is running through some update installs before shutting down. Related resources AMD Bulldozer problems with XP mode in Windows 7 - Forum Windows xp mode security - Forum Unable to play game on Windows 7 in Windows XP SP 2 compatiblity mode - Forum Windows XP Mode Issue on Win7 - Forum Can't get Windows XP Mode to Install Correctly - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dotcomma July 29, 2012 10:13:03 PM I do not have it set to automatically update. If I uninstall and reinstall, will I lose all my files? SR-71 Blackbird a c 362 $ Windows 7 July 29, 2012 10:15:49 PM I would backup. dotcomma July 29, 2012 10:48:47 PM SR-71 Blackbird said:I would backup. How can I backu if I can't access the files? SR-71 Blackbird a c 362 $ Windows 7 July 29, 2012 10:50:55 PM My bad was caught in between two threads.Sorry. dotcomma July 29, 2012 10:58:17 PM Can access the .vhd files without being able to use WINDOWS XP MODE? dotcomma August 6, 2012 12:17:57 AM Best answer selected by dotcomma. SR-71 Blackbird a c 362 $ Windows 7 August 6, 2012 12:23:19 AM This topic has been closed by Area51reopened Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWindows xp freezing on startup cant enter safe mode ForumProblem installing XP Mode in Windows 7 ForumWindows xp text mode sata drivers for dell gx280 ForumSet screen resolution by default in Windows XP Mode Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumRestoring data to Quicken 2004 in Windows 7 XP mode ForumWindows 7 wont boot in safe mode ForumMy toshiba windows 7 c655d wont start in safe mode keep getting a crash blue scr ForumWindows 7 XP mode? Windows 7 vs Windows 8? ForumI forgot my administrator password for windows 7 and safe mode cant log on to ad ForumHow to reformat toshiba windows 7 from safe mode ForumWindows 7 only boots in safe mode ForumHow to close safe mode in windows 7 in toshiba laptops ForumDownload microsoft office with compatibility mode for windows 7 professional More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !