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Trouble in set the date in windows xp only after 8/2008

I'm having trouble setting the date in Windows XP. Specifications: Microsoft windows xp professional 2002 Service Pack 2 Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.90 GHz RAM 512 MB Every time I try change my date ...
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How do I start control panel with runas in Windows XP?

Sometimes I need to make a config change on another user's PC. The user doesn't have admin rights so I try to start control panel using the runas command. I can start other stuff with the command ...
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Uninstall Java from registry/system after manually deleting folder

When I go to 'Add or Remove Programs' in Windows XP, I see entries for some old JDK installations such as 'Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 16'. When I click the Remove button I get the message 'Fatal ...
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Trying to stop iPhone pop up everytime its plugged in but control panel not recognizing iPhone

Every time I connect my iPhone, Windows XP pops up a wizard (I think it's called "Microsoft Camera and Scanner Wizard) to retrieve photos - as if it were just a camera. Very annoying! Instructions to ...
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Control Panel not listed in Windows Explorer

On my Windows XP SP3 laptop, when I open Windows Explorer, Control Panel is always missing from the folder tree in the left pane, obviously even when My Computer is expanded. My user account is an ...
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Hwo to restore default Windows XP Control Panel?

I've accidentally switched my Windows XP Control Panel to "Classic Mode". How can I restore this back to the original Windows XP default (without reinstalling, of course)?
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Blank Icon in Control Panel?

Recently I opened my Control Panel and saw that a blank icon came up before my list of icons. Has anyone else experienced this before? Is it safe to delete it? When I try creating a shortcut on the ...
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How can I use the keyboard to switch the mouse between left-handed and right-handed?

We have both left-handed and right-handed users in our house. It would be handy to be able to change this setting from the keyboard rather than using the Mouse control panel. Is there a way to ...
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Administrative Tools lost

I can't find any Icon in my Administrative Tools folder, how I can restore them?!
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How can I open WinXP's Services control panel applet on the Standard tab by default?

When opening the Services control panel applet it opens on the Extended tab by default. I find that tab wastes a great deal of real estate for no real value-added. All the same information is ...
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Error on clicking on Text to Speech tab in Speech properties in Control Panel

When I click on Text to Speech tab in Speech properties I receive error: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Speech\sapi.cpl",Speech". ...
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Can't open Folder Options from Control Panel. How to fix this?

I'm running Windows XP Pro SP2. As the question says, I can't open "Folder Options" from "Control Panel". I can, however, access "Folder Options" from the Tools menu in Windows Explorer. Nothing ...
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How to remove Taskbar and Start Menu option from the start menu?

On XP's "classic start menu" under settings there is an item Taskbar and Start Menu, it's also in the control panel, is there an easy way to remove this but only from the start menu, preferably by ...
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Access Network Connection without using Control Panel

How do you access Network Connections without using the Control Panel? I only know the following ways: Run ncpa.cpl from the command line. Right-click on your network icon in the System Tray, and ...