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Install Windows XP from bootable USB

I have a Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook that had Windows 7 on it. I recently installed Ubuntu on a partition and uninstalled Windows erasing its partition and its "System reserved" one, leaving a ...
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finding the time of sharing directory in windows XP

is the any way that find when a folder has been shared in windows XP? I need to know that when a specific folder shared? is it logs in event viewer?
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Virtual machine can be runned on only one system

I have created a virtual machine using Virtual Box. I installed windows xp and then some other softwares on it. But when I try to run .vdi file on another system, windows xp cannot start up there. It ...
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USB losing power as windows boot up during installation

When my dad's old Dell Dimension computer crashed, I attempted to reinstall windows XP using a recovery disk, but I cannot complete the windows configuration as I lost KB /Mouse access via USB right ...
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How to download DirectX 9 WDDMI 1.0 or higher on Windows XP? [closed]

Where and how to get DirectX 9 WDDMI 1.0 or higher on a Lenovo SL400 Windows XPpro sp2 in order to download Windows 7, Thanks
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Disable Autoplay on Windows XP Home Edition

How can I disable Autoplay on Windows XP Home Edition? Notes: XP Home Edition does not have the group policy snap in (that snap in is only present in the Professional edition of XP) I'd like to ...
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Compaq sr1350nx w/windows xp

Computer won't boot. Model is Sr1350nx Status on the monitor is currently a white screen that says Compaq in red w/ Intel inside Pentium 4 v3.10 esc= boot menu f1= setup f10= system recovery. I'...
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Power Management Stopped Working - WindowsXP

For the past year, I've had my desktop (Intel Core-2 Duo w/ASUTEK Motherboard) set with Power Management (right-click on screen - Properties - Screen Saver) to power off the display after 15 minutes ...
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Buy old Windows version now and still get the upgrade for free?

We have a little office for our local sports club here. In this office we have three PCs which are all running on Ubuntu. Because all of the PC users in this office are not that well educated in ...
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Accessing a ASUS rs300-e6/psd2 Rackmount Server via WIndow Mapped Drive

Exuse my ignorance on this matter but I am hoping some one can help. I have a asus rs300-e6/psd2 rackmounted server. It has the 500G HDD loaded, one of them has windows XP running on it. (Legacy from ...
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How does the windows OS loads [closed]

I would like to know how does the windows os like XP or Windows 7 boots after I see the motherboard logo in my monitor. Why does the Windows OS start slowly when I install heavy files on partition c :,...
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Windows XP in VMWare Workstation has no Internet

Using Windows XP ISO in VMWare Workstation Player 12. No matter what I do, I cannot connect to Internet from the Virtual OS. What I have tried Disabled Windows XP Firewall Disabled and Enabled the ...
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Data recovery log [closed]

Can I get a recovery attempts that has happened on my hard-disk, as I left my hard disk to my company IT technician (my hard disk was already formatted), but after realizing that it was recoverable ...
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Uneven and blurry fonts across the whole system in XP

In Windows XP, all fonts look 'uneven' and are a headache to read. The display is VGA (and LCD) and the resolution is 1280x768. The vertical lines on some characters vary in thickness and blurriness. ...
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How to recover files on NTFS partition

Good people’s with askubunty samy to to try ask in superuser so I copy questions. I have very, very horrible problem. I have 3 partitions in my computer: Linux, Windows and NTFS Data and I have a ...
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WinXP - how can I wipe my computer clean of everything but the OS, without a recovery CD?

My elderly neighbor who clicks on everything in every spam email he gets has downloaded a ton of viruses onto his 2005 frankenstein desktop PC and asked me to help him fix it. There are no documents ...
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What happens when the system is started with the /noguiboot parameter?

My PC needs sometimes ridiculous amount of time to boot up, often making me worried that some kind of fatal error happened - it has happened at some occasions before. This answer sounds like a great ...
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More computing bang for your buck on Linux? [closed]

I have both a Linux box (running Debian) and a powerful Windows desktop running XP. At work I have a Windows 8 machine. I notice that my Linux box, even though it is just a little Zotac seems to ...
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Windows XP Stuck at Manufacturer Splash, Multicolored Lines Appear

Title is pretty self-explanatory. When I boot this old Dell tower with any monitor (VGA of course), well the first time I tried to boot it nothing happened on the monitor. When I rebooted it from that ...
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Can I recover remotely deleted files?

I accessed a certain computers files, which is running an XP OS, via the Run.exe. (ex. \100.000.111.104\c$) Then I accidentally deleted some files in it. I was accessing the other computer using a ...
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format a pc with windows xp without losing drivers?

I don't know if this question is duplicate or not, but I only find the answer for win7 and I don't know if the same apply to this. My problem is this: I want to format a old with windows XP because ...
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ERROR: “*.exe is not a valid Win32 application.” 64-bit executable on Windows XP SP2 x64 on 64-bit machine

I'm using Windows XP SP2 Pro x64 on a 64-bit machine. Default windows services and applications (including IE8) run in 64-bit mode as seen in Task Manager. Yet 3rd party 64-bit executable applications ...
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How to format old PC?

I have to format an old IBM PC to give it away, before I leave tomorrow. There is no installation CD. I tried to plug a bootable USB drive, but since this is an old system the BIOS won't let me boot ...
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Connect from MS-DOS to shared folder

I have problem with connecting to shared folder from MS-DOS. I can easily connect to it from Windows 7. The system I am working on was migrated. Before both computers were in domain and communication ...
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Block Local Admin from sharing a folder onto a Remote VM

Current Architecture implemented in my organisation: Win Server 2012 running 15 VM(Win7) in Hyper-V. Users access this VM by initiating a remote connection from an XP machine on a Thin Client(mapped ...
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Activate WinXP Pro downloaded from MSDN with a retail license key [duplicate]

I've rebuilt an old laptop for a friend that had WinXP Pro installed. I downloaded an ISO from my MSDN subscriber account because I figured that's a safe and legal way to get the ISO, and I'd just use ...
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Bulk folder view modification

Right-click --> View --> Thumbnails How to do this simple task for a folder and all its sub-folders at once in Windows XP (and possibly later Windows versions).
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ATI Radeon X200, maximum hard disk supported?

ATI Radeon X200, maximum hard disk supported? I have an ATI Radeon X200 motherboard, what's the maximum hard disk size it supports?
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How can I view MB/s used by a process in Windows XP?

How can I view MB/s used by a process in Windows XP? I have checked this similar question How can I get a MByte/s or Mbit/s reading of network activity? but it covers windows 7(resource monitor) or ...
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Where is the Available MBytes option in Windows 7 perfmon, that is in Win XP perfmon?

I don't know much about perfmon, but I see that Win XP has an option "Available MBytes" under "Memory" after right clicking the graph and clicking "add counter". As shown in this screenshot Where ...
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Console and NTVDM resolution upscaling in full-screen

When running either console Windows applications (such as Far Manager) or legacy DOS applications via NTVDM in the full-screen mode, I observe my Nvidia graphics driver upscaling the display ...
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2TB HDD - FAT32 Partition - full of *.dat files

I got an unusual one. I've connected my old HDD 2TB 3,5" HDD to my laptop running Windows 10 to check my old data. I was using this HDD before with a Windows XP machine. I can see that the HDD is ...
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WinXP: locked-out because of time-diff. between Client and DC / write-access to c$ / Somehow run win32tm resync?

I'm locked out of a Windows-XP PC because of a time difference between the client and the windows domain (controller). I'm trying to solve the issue remotely because the host is two hour's drive away ...
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Unable to get video for multicast to Windows XP

Please help me with the problem of getting video on a multicast network camera. There are 2 computers with Windows XP: one works, the other does not. The network architecture is simple: a hub to which ...
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Nmap 7.01 in Kali Linux doesn't give me script output

I am trying to run this script smb-vuln-ms08-067.nse and nothing happened. I only get this. Starting Nmap 7.01 ( nmap.org ) at 2016-06-25 22:45 EDT Nmap scan report for host233.181-239-16.telmex.net....
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Unable to Boot from USB

I am unable to boot the Windows Vista Setup from my USB. I originally set up my computer to dual boot with Windows XP and Windows 8.1. However I wanted to replace my installation of Windows 8.1 with ...
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How can I make W10 open RTFs with WordPad_XP?

I don't like the ribbon interface, but I do like WordPad with RTF (I use it as a convenient, lightweight editor). When I upgraded from XP to W7 I simply overwrote the WordPad directory (C:\Program ...
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Enabling USB to Windows XP in Hyper-V on Windows 10

My homebuilt computer runs 64-bit Windows 10 Pro with 8 GB of RAM, a Gigabyte UD3 motherboard and an AMD Phenom Duo Black processor. It originally had Windows 7 Pro. I have an Epson Perfection 3200 ...
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CCleaner installation startup issue

Ii have upgraded my CCleaner to 5.18.5607 from earlier version 5.07.5261. My windows is Windows XP SP3. The Active Monitoring, Browser Monitoring & System Monitoring under settings are completely ...
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Why isn't my second monitor only showing the desktop?

I am running software for my business on a Toshiba laptop running XP. I would move to Win 7, but even in capability mode, the software doesn't run right. (explaining why still on xp) Sometime back, ...
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How to recover BKF files

I made backup of my marriage picture in Windows XP. It's extension is .bkf. Now i have Windows 10 in my desktop and found those backed up files. I tried to restore it but some error like: Unrecognized ...
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Creating a parasitic Windows installation [closed]

Okay, I have recently revived an old computer of mine, and had an idea I wanted to explore. It's an old Gigabyte board with Intel Pentium 4 @3.0 GHz Prescott processor. I also have two IDE hard ...
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Wi-Fi adapter disconnected when USB keyboard is connected and USB keyboard acts weird when Wi-Fi is re-enabled in Windows XP

I have an older system that runs Windows XP. I installed a new USB keyboard (Inland 70117) couple of weeks ago and things haven’t been the same ever since even after a system format and getting a ...
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Can CDBurnerXP 'create' bootable ISO'S (or is there any other way)?

I trying to make an XP Virtual machine for use in pentesting. I have an old XP PC with pre-installed XP on it (not a disk unfortunately). So, I need a way to create a bootable ISO from my XP OS. Also,...
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Windows XP computer isolated in the Workgroup

At home I've got a central server with Windows 8.1 on it with some shared folders (hostname \SERVER). I also have two Windows 10 PCs that exange files with the server successfully and they also share ...
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Keyboard And Mouse Won't Work, but works on BIOS

today i'm using my laptop because i have problem with my mouse and keyboard on the other pc. I cant access to device manager because of it, even on safe mode, still don't work. This problem occur ...
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Windows XP transfer to VM, Error Code: 0x80040507

I have some Symantec Ghost images (.gho and .ghs) that I've converted to .vmdk files (using ghost32.exe) and loaded up in VirtualBox. They contain Windows XP SP3 machines that are known to work on the ...
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Set DSCP based on application or destination IP (Windows XP)

I have a couple of computers running on XP (can't upgrade the O.S. without updgrading the hardware and currently we can't afford it) that run an specific application. The application uses a database ...
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Windows XP failed after adding second virtual display on a VirtualBox VM

Oracle VM VirtualBox failed when I added a monitor. Under Oracle VM VirtualBox version 5.0.16 on Win10, I built and have been using a Windows XP virtual machine. I decided I wanted to add a second ...
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error 0xc0000034, Dii-Files fxer and cboot change

My computer, Aspire One with Windows XP, after 3 years in storage wants to update everything but I keep getting app can't be completed error 0xc000034. So I went to my Dll-Files fixer to se if it ...