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There is no sound for Lenovo 3000 N100 after installing any driver on Windows XP

Is there a way to fix that problem? Through the network there is a lot of forums with this question, but any answer was not satisfied. It still doesn't work
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How to activate Windows XP in VMware Player

I used a copy of Windows XP that seems to be called "modern.ie" a couple of times in VMware Player, for configuring a USB device that only has XP drivers. The host system is Windows 7 Professional ...
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Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 Capabilites?

I own a Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 designed for Windows XP and noted as being Windows Vista Capable on a label but which cannot use Windows 7 or later. It is currently running an out of date version of ...
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MS OFFICE software abouT [on hold]

1.how can export from pdf file to excel? 2.i have input and output but i want to know how much balance is in stock with reference p.o.nos product number. Which formula apply for this and how to apply ...
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Are the passwords for Windows user accounts encrypted using 128-bit AES? [on hold]

I am referring to Windows 7/ Windows XP. Once a user account is locked (windows key + L)/ or logged off, is there anyway to get access to the users' files? Or anyway possible to break into the ...
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Windows home editing and Product keys [on hold]

I have 2 questions Can I use windows 7 premium home edition that came with my laptop at work? Is this legal? I use the laptop at home as well as in the office I have 2 windows 8 and one XP licenses ...
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How to delete all files & subfolders in download folder automaticaly in xp [closed]

How to delete all files & sub folders in download folder automatically in xp. All downloaded files from internet We want to remove automatically please help Thanks in advance Ashok
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Diagnosing an infrequent change in free disk space [closed]

Yesterday, I shutdown my computer, with my main partition having around 1.7 GB of free space (after uninstalling a rarely-used 1 GB game). Today, I turned it on and I found that I now have 5.57 GB of ...
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I am not able to log on to the Windows Recovery Tool

Computer is running Windows XP, User was possibly scammed, has been locked out of his computer. I tried using the NT Password Recovery tool from here: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/main.html ...
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Server 2008 credentials not recognised when logging in via a domain desktop

When using an RDP session to log onto a windows server 2008 server the credentials are not recognised, however, the server registers this as a failed log in and locks the account. When using a ...
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Go to Ubuntu localhost from Windows XP in VirtualBox

I using Ubuntu 14.04, but I want to test my website in Internet Explorer, I install VirtualBox, create image for Windows XP. I have a connection to Internet, but I cant go to http://localhost/. I try ...
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How do I get data off a hard drive that wont boot up?

I have 2 of the same computer laptops. Toshiba Satellite A105-S4384 Computers with windows XP svs pac 3. My original ones hard drive is corrupted. Wont even come up in safe mode. There is lots of data ...
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How can I shrink the disk INSIDE VirtualBox?

I created a virtual disk using WindowsXP inside VirtualBox, the host is OSX. Initially I created the disk 20Gb, in 2 partitions, each of 10Gb. Because I did not need it, I dropped the 2nd partition, ...
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Windows XP (32-bit) system with 8GB RAM, will I still get dual-channel benefit?

I am running a legacy Windows XP 32-bit PC (not for internet use of course). It has 2x4GB RAM which operates in dual-channel mode. Obviously Windows XP can only use 4GB RAM. One could argue the ...
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Chrome prompts to install silverlight even though it's already installed

On Windows XP box, SL5 was working in Chrome and IE8. Then, today, chrome prompts to install SL. Upon doing so, the SL install program says that the same version of SL is already installed. ...
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Batch - Renaming network interfaces based on index with WMIC and netsh

I have two Intel NIC's that I need to rename based on their index numbers, WMIC is nice in that it seems to always return index numbers in numerical order so we can take the output directly without ...
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How do I disable notification balloons completely in XP?

I am running VM Window XP and notification balloon in the task bar accumulates so much so I want to get rid of it. I tried setting it "Hide inactive icons" but still getting notification balloon. I ...
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Creating an electronic copy of a TreeSize Free scan report?

Using Version 3.2.2 of TreeSize Free, how can I create an copy of its scan report, one that I can send as an email attachment?
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PC takes a long time to print since joining domain

I have a computer that exhibits strange printing problems. When I print from a domain account it usually takes a long time (30 sec to +1 min) for an application to send the job to the printer. During ...
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How to use command line to stop application from another pc

I have 32 clients are running on MS Windows XP numbered as GON1NU01 to GON1NU32. I want to stop application from command line to stop all or selected clients "App_Stop_All". What command should I ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime Error! Program: C:\Program Files\ViceVersa Pro\VICEVERSA.EXE abnormal program termination [closed]

Hi I'm getting the above error running my back up program, Backing up Drive D to Drive E (both 2G) it comes up after it has run for about 20min. Also get the same error when I use Ztree to backup ...
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How do I change my boot + system partitions?

I initially had an XP system several years ago. I installed Win7 on a different hard drive and I currently dual boot (though I have not used the XP partition in a very long time). Looking at my ...
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Computer will not boot from disc drive unless HDD is disconnected

I'm trying to fix a HP dc7600 desktop for a friend. It had Windows XP installed, but he had lost the password and didn't particularly need any of the installed data, so I was tasked with either ...
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Windows XP emachine keeps restarting continously

I have a old emachine with Windows XP installed. It runs really slowly and has some XP issues. I tried running Linux from a USB. When I tried to boot from the USB, it would not boot, and now it does ...
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Windows XP failure to completely boot

I have a Acer laptop which will start loading Windows but then turns itself off. If I press F8 during start up it says I need to run chkdsk but says chkdsk has been cancelled and will not allow any ...
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USB Plug & Play Icon shows Ghost Plug Ins?

I have a desktop running WIN XP Pro that after bootup, the plug & play icon shows all five USB ports are active and there are no devices plugged into them. How can I stop this so the icon displays ...
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Restrict Internet access on WIndows XP using script

There is an excellent post on how to do this with Windows 7 using a script but I do not see a script for Windows XP anywhere. The script on the post on this site is: netsh advfirewall set ...
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Windows not working after installing Ubuntu (BackTrack)

Firstly I have windows xp installed. Then I installed Ubuntu. So it become dual boot. Ubuntu works fine, but now I can't get into Windows xp. Altough windows option is available on GRUB linux option. ...
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Devices cannot see each others' network shares

I am trying to form a home network. I have: DSL Two Wi-Fi access points 5 main devices My wife uses an XP in the home office where the DSL router is connected to the first AP. I have an iMac and ...
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Windows XP “Setup is being restarted” loop

Last night I shut my computer down normally. Today, every time I try to boot it up it displays a blue screen with the Windows XP logo on it saying: Setup is being restarted........... I have ...
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Need help to install AHCI driver on Win XP without reinstall

Trying to find solution I came across this LINK here, but encountered lot of pain and questions which are not described. I have Gigabyte MB H61M and did not succeed to work it out. Here is my ...
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I am using windows XP on my pc. How can i increase brightness?

I want to increase brightness on you tube videos and movies. How do I do that?
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Sharing HP Printer on windows 8.1 with 2 XP machines not on a domain

I have 2 wireless XP 32bit machines and a hardwired windows 8.1 64bit machine on a network (All in the same workgroup no domain controller) I have shared the printer on the windows 8.1 machine (It is ...
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QEMU guest system starts off /dev/sdc but won’t start from disk image file

I have a copy of Windows XP installed on a hard drive which I would like to run with QEMU. When I start it directly from the HDD it runs fine: qemu -m 256 -hda /dev/sdc Starting ...
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Windows XP as VM on an old computer

I have this old machine (a Powermate ML5 PC) with these specs: OS Name: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600 OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation System ...
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How is the blue screen called when scandisk runs before login?

When scandisk is scheduled to run before login, it runs in a special blue screen. What is this special mode, does it have a name? Do other programs run in this blue screen, or is it only for ...
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Does scandisk/CHKDSK produce a log file when running before login?

I scheduled and ran CHKDSK after restart, but it took a long time, so I left it to run all night. In the morning, it had finished and the computer had logged in, but I had no way of knowing if it ...
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How to resolve DllRegisterServer error when registering an OCX component?

I have to fix a computer running Windows XP SP3, which has accumulated a fair amount of company-specific software, meaning that OS reinstall is not really an option. The thing is, I need to install a ...
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Windows XP won't boot after install, reinstalled HAL.DLL, still won't boot

I'm working with XP pro, but every time I install it, it says that HAL.DLL is missing or corrupt. I've replaced the file and rebuilt BOOT.INI multiple times now. The drive is formatted with a GUID ...
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mrimg backup files restore in Windows 7

I have a file of Windows XP backup xpbackup.mrimg. Can I restore this to Windows 7 PC and see the contents of backup without using Windows XP?
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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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Where to get Windows 64bit driver beep.sys? [closed]

Does anyone know where to download the xp 64bit driver beep.sys? I want to use it to get the beep from internal speaker back in windows 7 64bit, as I have seen people doing this succsessfully on ...
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Renaming the content of a file recursively along with folders and files

I am able to rename the folders and files with the below script. But I want to rename the inside the file content also. Here is the script which I am using, @echo off setlocal ...
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Mouse speed after installing Windows 8

I was using Windows XP with exactly the same mouse settings as now on the Windows 8.1. In file explorer or the internet browser mouse is working at the same speed as it was on the XP, but when I play ...
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Uninstall Lexmark s300 from XP

I had a Lexmark S300 Wireless printer. It has not worked for years!! I recently replaced it with a HP6830. The 6830 works fine, great printer, wireless. The only problem is it will not scan from ...
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VirtualBox Windows XP has no local network

I’m trying to set up a Windows XP VirtualBox (with Oracle’s VirtualBox) yet it seems I don’t have drivers. In the guest Windows XP, the network section is empty, typing ipconfig in command prompt does ...
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A hard disk failure symptom or a Windows 8.1 bug?

A friend of mime mentions a problem that she encounter recently, as follows: She had two desktop machine. The older desktop machine run in Windows XP while the newer one run in Windows 8.1 Each ...
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HP envy SATA controller

I am trying to install XP on the secondary internal drive on an HP ENVY 17 j122na, I have been told that the driver is called 'intel rapid storage technology' so I copied the driver files onto a ...
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Custom Win XP with permssion problems

I'm trying to install a custom Windows XP SP3 on my HP Probook 4320s, using FAT 32 in the target partition. The installation has gone through some problems (missing files mainly), but it was just a ...
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Remote Desktop switches to Chinese on ctrl+space

I have Windows XP on my laptop and use Remote Desktop Connection to work on a computer with Windows Vista. On my laptop I use 3 languages: English, Russian, Chinese. I switch between them by ...