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Doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP. Does anyone know how to fix it? Any helpful answers would be greatly appreciated!
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CentOS as media server

I have a headless CentOS 6.4 box with no GUI installed, and a WinXP netbook without a DVD drive. How can I stream a DVD from the CentOS box over the network to watch it on the netbook? (I imagine ...
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Can see open network in XP , but not connect. Only happened since arriving in Australia(!?) with multiple devices

I've had a netbook for a couple of years, while travelling, and it's fantastic. Little XP Asus netbook. Never had problems. However since arriving in Australia (Melbourne) I've run into a couple of ...
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Desktop bigger than screen

I am using MSI U115 11" netbook (OS: Windows XP Home, graphics card: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500) and today after I switched it on, desktop was bigger than screen. To be exact: screen ...
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Install windows XP from USB Flash drive on netbook

I need to install Windows XP on netbook. I found utility which helps me to create USB flash boot drive. But there is a problem when format or not drive screen is appear. There are not visible hdd on ...
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Video playback crashes Elonex netbook system

My netbook crashes when playing video files (avi, wmv). I thought it was a Windows Media Player issue, so I downloaded latest codecs, but it still didn't work. VLC player plays ridiculously slow, and ...
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Windows XP Resolution is stuck on 800x600 Gateway LT27

So I formatted my whole netbook 256GB SSD and installed Windows XP Professional, and plan to dualboot. I first started with Windows XP, and the install went smoothly, I splitstreamed my old Windows XP ...
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How to recover a WinXP netbook that has a lot of viruses without reformat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? My uncle has a lot of viruses on his netbook. I think you know how he got them. Anyway, my job is to rid ...
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Unable to install XP or Win 7 Starter or even Ubuntu 10.10 on Lenovo Ideapad S10-3

I bought Lenovo IdeaPad S10. Loved it.. But it got very slow over time. So, I decided to install Ubuntu netbook edition on it. So, I formatted it.. And after that, it is not letting me install any OS, ...
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How to use my recovery CDs if my netbook has no CD drive?

Hey there, I'm not really tech savy but am going to give this a try as the Netbook was a freebee. The hard drive is toast, I have the recovery discs that came with the netbook from the factory. If I ...
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1answer
337 views

formating a hard drive for use in an asus aspire one d250

I have an Asus Aspire One D250 that's out of warranty and whose hard drive is giving the click of death. I'm trying to use a spare SATA HDD I have but am having some difficulty. I have a USB CD ...
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Can I boot a netbook pc from a desktop pc using a usb adapter cable?

Can I boot my Windows XP SP3 / Ubuntu Linux Netbook 10.04 netbook pc from my Ubuntu Linux 10.04 desktop pc using a usb adapter cable and boot the netbook from the desktop? I have the following error ...
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ASUS eeePC 1005PR - Installing Windows XP on this machine

The machine in title is a single netbook .. with 1gb of ddr2. So Windows 7 kinda would be an overkill. I'd like to install Windows XP on it, but as you may know, these small netbooks need special ...
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA (XP Home) refuses to connect to Virgin Mobile MiFi

My client has an Asus EEE PC model 1005HA, and we're attempting to connect it to the WiFi network created by a VirginMobile MiFi unit. They also have a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard that has ...
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Windows XP netbook displaying only one time zone

We just returned from Spain and one of our computers will absolutely not change or even display time zones other the that of Madrid. I looked up some solutions online, but they all involved doing ...
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Choosing Windows 7 Starter or Windows XP Home for Netbook

I'm looking at a new Windows-based netbook, but I need some help deciding between installing Windows 7 Starter and Windows XP Home. The main things we are unsure of: Ability to run iTunes ...
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How can I move the start menu / task bar to a secondary display?

I have a netbook using Windows XP, with a secondary monitor attached. Both monitors are configured and working correctly. What I would like to do is move the start menu and the task bar over to the ...
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samsung netbook OS for clean install

I recently had a problem with a corrupted registry on a samsung N120. When all else failed i reformatted the drive. However having bought the machine with windows home ed pre-installed, I didn't ...
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Cleanup Windows XP on Netbook

I already moved all installed application software to drive D: but C: (4GB SD) is full since auto update to SP3. I don't need or want things like Media Player,Messenger,Movie Maker,or Internet ...
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Add a netbook to an existing Windows XP home network

I've got a home network set up with a couple of Windows XP computers. I'm now trying to add our new netbook to it - also running XP. (The goal is to share files and a printer.) I have run the Network ...
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Restore XP on Acer Aspire One netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One D250 netbook which came with Windows XP (but no CD) on which I have since installed Xubuntu 9.10. Now I am trying to sell it, but I cannot find a way to recover XP. I have ...
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MSI netbook refuses to connect to home wireless network with Windows XP

I'm trying to connect my girlfriend's MSI netbook to the wireless network in my house, and failing repeatedly. It's not a hardware issue, b/c it connects to other networks successfully, and, it's not ...
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Event Viewer: atapi errors

Specs for Samsung N120 Netbook Atom N270 @ 1.60 GHz / 160 GB IDE HDD / 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 RAM / Windows XP Home SP3 So I'm still getting some atapi errors in my Event Viewer. Here are two atapi ...
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Using native resolution on external display results in stretched, out of bounds image

I have an HP min 311 netbook with Windows XP, which I've connected to a Samsung SyncMaster 2043BW display via the supplied analog cable. The external display's native res is 1680x1050, which the ...
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Primary IDE Channel: Ultra DMA Mode 5 >> PIO Mode

My netbook was having huge audio lag and just abnormally slow processing. After doing some searching on the internet, I found out that I needed to uninstall/reinstall the Primary IDE Channel found ...
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Windows XP: Cannot activate East Asian language support

I want to install the files for supporting East Asian languages on Windows XP, which is usually possible through the regional and language options. However, the relevant checkbox (see below) is ...
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installing new XP on netbook

I have a net book that does not have a DVD reader/writer and I would like to reinstall XP - what are my options? I was thinking that I could just install from a external HD
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XP Home boots faster than XP Pro?

I've just installed a fresh copy of Windows XP Professional on my EEE PC 1000H, configured everything drivers/patches etc. and noticed the killer bootup time is now gone! So I was wondering wether XP ...