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Run Install Win98 Programs


I have a windows xp machine, a vista business machine, and a windows 7 hp machine. I have several windows 98 programs that work perfectly for my needs and do not want to upgrade or repurchase newer versions (mathematica, autocad lt 98, matlab, adobe illustrator 8, etc. ). These all work perfectly on my xp machine. If i upgrade my vista and 7 hp machines to windows 7 professional, with virtual pc and xp mode, can i install (my vista and 7 hp machines will not acknowledge or read the installation cd's for these programs) and run these programs? This is my only reason for upgrading to 7 professional on these machines.

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