re: Windows 8 On XP Machines? Microsoft Says Yes
The issue for me is that many of our XP workstations are not being upgraded because they 1) need to maintain compatibility with legacy programs, and 2) are older hardware that would not easily run 7 without hardware upgrades.
So, this news *is* great in that it offers a way to not have to orphan all of our older equipment on XP. But...it still leaves the looming issue of compatibility. And, the hardware I'm using isn't even remotely capable of running XP Mode or the like, so that's not an option either.
Suffice it to say that I'll be doing my fair share of testing on the various stages of the Windows 8 release candidate. :)