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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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What are the games I can play on these specs? [closed]

Windows XP SP 3 Pentium D 3.0 ghz 1 GB RAM DirectX 9 support Plenty of free hard disk space.
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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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Windows XP - Trace / Log Applications Generating System Sounds

I have come across a Windows XP machine that repetitively plays the default beep at a consistent interval (about every 2 seconds). It is definitely something generating the beep system sound, as ...
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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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How to copy the actual content of a file shortcut?

A folder has been created and contains a lot of file shortcuts instead of the actual files. I want to fix that error and I need to replace those .lnk files with the file their are pointing to. I'd ...
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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 ...
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How to repair damaged (corrupted) images?

I have deleted accidentally some photos from my computer. I have restored them using program, but some of them open as a black page. When I want to open with paint it says: "paint cannot read this ...
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Sent mail not saved in Sent folder - Outlook 2010 Win XP 32bit SP3

After working fine for years, Outlook 2010 is no longer saving messages that I send to the Sent folder. The mail is actually sent, however. enter image description hereIt is set to do that in Mail/...
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can a motherboard give false hdd errors?

I have a crashed system HP dc7700p with windows XP pro, due to a failed hdd. The system could not boot up. There was only one harddisk The error displayed was 1720 Smart Drive detects imminent ...
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Dell Optiplex GX520 Blank when turned on

I have a problem with my Dell Optiplex GX520 PC. Everytime i turned on the PC, its always show nothing, and the power light are Orange (which means still booting), i waited for 1 hour, it turned green ...
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Windows XP SysPrep skip activation

I need some advice on using Sysprep for Windows XP Pro, I am attempting to take an activated Windows XP Pro system take an image of it using Acronis and then replay this to another machine (...
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Validation of image using acronis

In my work I recently had an instrument controlled by an Xp machine fault due to a faulty hdd. I was able to install the hdd in another machine and from there make an image using acronis. I converted ...
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script with print screen and task scheduler problems

On a production system a script opens screens and sends them to hypersnapDX. Hypersnap then saves a picture in a folder which then is copied onto a server. This script is done by a cmd script. The ...
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Where is the taskbar file?

On my creaky old WinXP system, the shortcuts in the quick-launch taskbar keep getting resorted alphabetically. This happens every 2-3 months. I have about 50 shortcuts that are grouped according to ...
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Any good replacement for Google Chrome for Windows XP? [closed]

I've been using Google Chrome for years on my old Windows XP box. I don't like IE8 which crashes all the time and is not compatible with many sites. However, Chrome dropped support of XP and Vista ...
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Installed XP service pack 3 and it messed the PC

Installed XP Service Pack 3 and it messed the PC. first I couldn't install it cause it was giving an error message saying; Service Pack 3 set up cannot update a checked debug system with a free ...
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contents of C:\ is mounted to the desktop

I have an XP VM and after rebooting I can see the folliwing items on the desktop: WINDOWS RECYCLER System Volume Information Program Files Documents and Settings ntldr boot.ini autoexec.bat pagefile....
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How to install Windows10 and Windows7 in one drive (partition)

I need to install windows10x64 and windows7x64 in one partition I can install windowsXP like this but how about 7+10 I know about drive shrinking but I want single partion/drive not anything else ...
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Single website inaccessable through broadband / ethernet

I'm having difficulty accessing a single website on either of my two desktop computers, connected to the router using wired ethernet However it will work from my mobile phone connected across wi-fi !!...
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Windows XP log off script not running

I've written two .cmd scripts - "logon.cmd" and logoff.cmd" I've set the "logon.cmd" to run using the gpedit.msc. Similarly I've done so with the logoff.cmd. My logon script runs fine but my logoff ...
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Windows XP Virtual Machine, Authentication Woes

Before making the leap to Windows 10, I imaged my XP laptop to a VMware instance. I had issue with "activating" it, as the hardware changed and when I called Microsoft, I was told it was end of life ...
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Publishing local printers in Remote Desktop sessions

My client has users of an ERP application spread across 50 locations. In each location, there will be multiple users. The ERP is hosted in a central server which has Windows 2012 Server 64-bit. The ...
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Is there a simple way to organize fonts into folders and switch between them?

As a graphic designer, I have a large number of fonts installed on my PC (WIN XP SP3). I need the variety, but the many fonts slow my applications considerably. Is there a simple way to organize ...
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Windows XP Will Not Restart

I have a Dell Precision T5500 that is dual-booted with Windows XP and Windows 7. Previously, when shutting down Windows XP (fresh installation) it would sit at the "Windows is shutting down..." ...
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Set CMD Prompt to always be the current directory name in Windows XP? [duplicate]

I would like my command prompt to display just the directory name I am currently in, not the full path. If I am working in C:\Mystuff\Junk\ I would like the command prompt to display: Junk> If I ...
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Drag and drop minimizing windows in Win 7/10 involving taskbar

In Windows XP images from web browser can be dragged and dropped to desktop by holding file over taskbar while lmb is held down, then window minimizes itself and desktop shows up and you can drop it ...
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Change printer per program in windows xp

Just for one specific program I want to set another default printer than for the other programs in windows xp. My idea is to write a batch script which changes the default printer just for the ...
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How to restrict network access for a VirtualBox guest

I have an old Windows XP running inside a Virtualbox on a linux system as host os. I used to disable the virtual network adapter so that the XP virtual machine had no network access at all. Now I ...
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My USB mouses aren't working on my windows XP. Do I need to use a PS/2 interface mouse?

So i found this old windows XP, and i plugged in the mouse got it started up, but the cursor on the screen wouldn't move. i tried many mouses and every port on the tower. One mouse glowed red, meaning ...
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Install and run Windows XP from SDCard

I'm planning to revitalize one of my old notebook Acer Aspire 3600. In the user guide: Storage subsystem 40/60/80 GB or larger ATA/100 hard disk drive I'm planning to replace the existing hard disk ...