Windows XP mode is restricted to Professional versions of Windows 7. But there’s a way to get Windows XP Mode running on Windows 8 anyway. All you need is a computer running Windows 8.
Gnome Boxes is a simple virtualization tool that prefers ease and convenience over numerous customization options.
Installing an operating system to the virtual machine isn’t enough – you need to install VirtualBox’s Guest Additions for the best experience. What exactly do they do, and how can you install them?