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Why is wuauctl overloading my Win XP and how to stop it?

Today I just opened my old laptop with Win XP (I use it every day, I don't shut it down nor hybernate, just close the lid in the evening and open in the morning) connected to Internet and it started ...
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1answer
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vimtutor: command not found

My first time trying to pull up vimtutor fails. I get a vimtutor: command not found message. Strangely, running vim works fine. I've never installed Vim on my own, I just found it working when I type ...
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1answer
41 views

Turning On Admin Privledges For Certain Programs on XP

So I own an irritatingly old computer, Windows XP. We recently downloaded a game, League of Legends, and discovered it needed Administrative privileges to run and start up. The computers administrator ...
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0answers
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What's the equivalent of Wevtutil in XP or 2003?

I have a batch file for saving event logs to our shared drive. I want to do this for XP and Server 2003 without very much effort. What could I use since Wevtutil is only on Vista and up? rem Script ...
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How to prevent apps from opening the browser in Windows XP? [duplicate]

It's quite annoying during an uninstall or application exit to have the app open a web browser with a survey or the like. I'd like to prevent this from happening, if possible? There's a similar ...
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lanmanserver\Shares registry keys has many entries but no share exits really

I am using registry keys of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\Shares to get share names in my one of the coding. But i found some PC where I found some registry key ...
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1answer
45 views

Will a Windows (7,XP) computer go to sleep or standby, while copying a file?

Will a computer go to sleep or standby, while copying a file? Same question for Windows 7.
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Windows XP stop error 0x7b

I have a DELL PC which is pretty old. My specs: Intel P4 2.00 GHz 512 MB RAM Integrated components I am trying to install windows xp but it will not install and BSOD will pop-up showing me 0x7B ...
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2answers
72 views

Decrypting WiFi password with Win XP regedit file?

I'm having problem with decrypting Windows XP wireless password (WPA2), I am supposed to retrieve WPA2 password from regedit file which I have already recovered from fotmatted partition. I have ...
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1answer
38 views

pretty flimsy gmail password protection [duplicate]

why won't GMAIL allow me to enter my password in the password field EACH TIME I log in? All the maintenance man in my apartment complex has to do when I'm gone is start my computer and click on the ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Wiped Computer Won't Run A CD

My computer was wiped to the core. When I boot it up, it will go to the C:> screen and I have tried booting from the CDROM but nothing works. How do I get the computer to accept the new Windows XP ...
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2answers
48 views

Reverting back to Windows XP on laptop - is there a file to update to last set of fixes?

I have an older Xerox Documate scanner that will only work with XP. It's barely been used, and I want to set it up on an older laptop. Problem is I upgraded the laptop to Vista. Now, I want to reset ...
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0answers
42 views

Installing windows xp on a SATA drive computer

My laptop make is Lenovo,model is Z580. It has i5-3210m and 500 GB HDD.Also,it has nvidia geforce gt 630m GPU.System memory is 4GB. I wanted to dual boot windows xp with the other OSes,currently ...
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1answer
55 views

How to show file size in MB on Windows XP?

It's strange that Windows XP is showing my file in KB in details view under Windows Explorer (there is a 14GB file in the folder, so it doesn't make sense). Is there a setting somewhere to change ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Error when installing XP after win 7

My machine was running win 7. For some reason I had to install XP. So inputted the XP CD on the machine and started to installation. While installing, the process formated the C:\ drive and then ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Why do System Restore points vary in size so much on Windows XP?

I've just been looking on my Win XP system with TreeSize Free and find that in System Volume Information I have 18 Restore Points taking up around 12.2 GB of disk space in total. I also find that the ...
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0answers
10 views

Access to applications on two discs

I have two hard discs in one computer, there is Windows XP on each. When I am booting Windows from HDD I can use applications being installed on this disc, but when I am booting Windows from another ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Microsoft XP on HP computer

Had to do a system restore on my HP Pavillion 533W with OS - XP. Computer reverted back to initial install. Now am unable to load IE 8 or SP2 or SP3. When attempting to load newer IE 8, I get this ...
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0answers
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0x71ab664d memory error in multiple programs

I am working on a Research PC, for an Agilent LC/MSD trap. The computer has always given the memory error 0x71ab664d on boot, and AFAIK, came with this error when we bought the machine. I have since ...
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2answers
37 views

Dual booting Ubuntu and windows

How much memory is required to dual boot the latest version of Ubuntu and windows (XP, although I'll upgrade to 7 soon)? The Ubuntu installation process says I'll need 6 GB, but is this just for the ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Installing Windows XP from USB, PC refuses to boot working bootable USB

I have to reinstall Windows XP on my old PC. Installing via USB is the only option - the CD/DVD drive doesn't work anymore, as well as the floppy drive and the computer can't start, the startup just ...
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1answer
59 views

Format an old computer (doesn't have a cd reader and doesn't allow booting from USB)

I have an old laptop that I want to reinstall windows XP on. As mentioned in the title there is no CD drive. And the boot menu shows only these 4 options: Harddisk. Floppy (the computer doesn't have ...
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1answer
48 views

Is it possible to upgrade a Windows XP machine to Windows 7 without having to reinstall?

I have a client who wants to upgrade his Windows XP machine to Windows 7. He a lot of important software that he wishes to keep. Instead of doing a clean install of windows 7 and manually installing ...
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1answer
102 views

Where to download official windows XP? [duplicate]

After some searches i found a download link from Microsoft After i downloaded it, it wont boot! i did some researches i found that that ISO was an update if you have sp2 or sp1 it will update it to ...
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votes
1answer
36 views

How do I test Java Apps in Win7/XP

I was wondering if someone could help me. I often am asked to test various application in the windows environment. We have a vender who has built a Java app and from time-to-time the application acts ...
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votes
2answers
61 views

Can we store unlimited data in a Disk [closed]

I was wondering that can we store unlimited data in a disk. So I just started researching that how can we do that. Well at first it seems quite inappropriate question but when I come to know about ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Video Input Out of Range

I tried to change the screen resolution because it was hurting my eyes but now the computer has a video input problem that says "out of range" and dv1 selection. What I'm seeing:
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1answer
42 views

Windows cmd one-liner that finds the default gateway and pings it

Want to create a one-liner to: Obtain an address via DHCP Retrieve the default gateway Ping the default gateway I am partially there. I do the DHCP renewal and am able to extract the gateway by ...
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1answer
76 views

Why does XP installation takes more time than Windows 7 and 8 [closed]

Installation of XP takes more time than Windows 7 and 8..Why it takes so long time? and Why Windows 7 installs faster?
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1answer
33 views

Windows XP bootloader issues

How to repair bootloader I was looking through this post and feel like this is the process I need to be following. I'm working with Windows XP and need to rebuild the "BOOT.INI" after deleting it. ...
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1answer
24 views

Deleting Files in windows XP network

How can I tell if anyone is copying or deleting my files using \\my computer name\c$ with administrative rights in Windows XP? The network is a 2003 Advanced server domain.
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108 views

create a bootable usb to automatic repair windows xp system32 files

Is it possible to create a script/live distro that replaces some system32 files? To explain it a bit more in details: There is a company that has multiple computers (think in 100/1000's) and they ...
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vote
1answer
56 views

Going from Windows XP to Windows 8.1

I have been watching videos on how it is done by Microsoft but they all talk about and use MDT/WDS/SCCM. Is there a way to transfer everything over without using those enterprise options? Or am I ...
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0answers
10 views

I have a Samsung NE 2U01 and system light stays red how do I look at router settings?

I have a new NE and cannot get red system light to stop blinking red. How do I check settings on router and what show they be
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0answers
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How to download all the text contents of Urdu WIKIPEDIA [duplicate]

I want to download only the urdu text from wikipedia i.e http://ur.wikipedia.org/wiki/ contents. I already tried Kiwix software but it's not fulfill my need. Can any one help us. Thank's in advance ...
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1answer
78 views

I have a 512 Mb RAM Pentium 4 processor 80 GB hard disk [closed]

I got an old RAM of 512 Mb from my friend. What are the precautions to be taken while changing the RAM? What are the minimum checking's to be done? Can i change it directly?
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2answers
183 views

How to create iso/image/installation from Windows XP-installation for use VMware

I'm using VMware and want to create a virtual machine with Windows XP. For this I want to use the Windows XP-installation of another computer, I don't have the cd, so I want to create a iso/image ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Installing windows 7 through usb keeps looping

Okay so, I am trying to install windows 7 (after I accadently stopped it the first time when I downloaded it on the laptop with xp itsself causing windows xp to be missing components) using a usb to ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Windows HAL dll cannot be used anymore

I ve got this weird problem. For a long time I was running xp sp3 with /hal=halmacpi.dll switch in boot options. Everything fine. I just booted to the "old" normal mode, without the switch. (I used ...
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votes
1answer
50 views

Run as administrator under normal account windows xp [duplicate]

We have the students logging in under their own accounts. however, they are not set up as administrators. However, this one application requires admin to run. Is there a way to run only this ...
0
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2answers
77 views

Limit the available RAM that a program/app sees in Windows

Plain and simple question, just answer if you know. Is there any command (shortcut command) or app/utility that makes an app/program "see" a specified amount of RAM? Of course modifying the boot ini ...
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2answers
37 views

Copy logical device from one computer to another

I want to copy one logical device (look at image) with all stuff(drivers etc) to another computer. How can I do that? There is a lot apps for copying drivers, but how can I copy all stuff(with icon ...
0
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2answers
63 views

When upgrading from 32 bit OS to 64 bit OS in Windows XP, is it enough to format C: alone?

Currently am using windows XP 32 bit OS with 4 GB RAM. I want to upgrade to 8 GB RAM and I know it needs a 64 bit OS. I don't want to lose my data, though. So can I install a 64 bit OS by formatting ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Sequence numbering in Word 2010

I'm using MS Word 2010, and I have multiple documents with headings and sequence numbering. How can I change a number so that the rest of the numbers automatically change in the rest of the document? ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

XPPRO REINSTALLATION PROBLEMS

The County Library every two to three years has an auction and sells the computers that there customers have been using. The OS was preinstalled by there suppliers, with administrative priviliges. ...
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1answer
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ntldr, boot.ini, etc not found on Windows XP SP 2 running on VMware

So I am reading a book on how to pass the A+ certification and was following along with the book when I noticed that my version of Windows, Windows XP - Service Pack 2 - Home Edition made for Dell ...
2
votes
1answer
347 views

.NET 4.5 for Windows Embedded POSReady 2009

Is it possible to install .NET 4.5 on Windows Embedded POSReady 2009? Essentially I would like to run WPF 4.5 applications. I cannot find anything online, but as far as I understand POSReady 2009 ...
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votes
1answer
46 views

Removing win xp after installing win 8 [duplicate]

I've win xp and win 8 installed at the same time (dual-boot) and now I'm thinking about removing windows xp and just keep windows 8 for the usage, The problem is that I'm unsure how to proceed on ...
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75 views

Lock/Fix Windows XP Screen Resolution

I am looking for a method to lock the screen resolution of a Windows XP machine. The resolution would be device independent meaning the system should ignore any EDID information that will be passed by ...
1
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1answer
143 views

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126

After running disk space analyser , I found a large folder on C labeled :C:\System Volume Information_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126 . and it occupy a big space on the partition . ...