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free software to convert mp3 files to m4b on windows xp

i'm seeking a free software that could convert a bunch of mp3 files into 1 m4b file (audio book) that - works on Windows XP - need no other tools be installed - can mark the chapters. so far I tried ...
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CD-ROM won't read burned CDs

My CD-ROM drive will not read burned CDs any more. Any normal CD works just fine. I know the burned CDs are fine because they work on my other PCs. I don't think I have tried reading a CD that this ...
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Hiding the “Show on Desktop” option from a context menu

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, so if it's in the wrong place please let me know. Okay, so I'm working with registers at the moment and I'm trying to do the following: I'm ...
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Allow Internet access only 1 IP in Windows XP

I would like to block internet connections to all IP's except 1 in Windows XP. How can I do it most easily?
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how to move files or folders to another folder using sendTo command

I'm using Windows 8. I want to move a file/folders to another folder that I already have in the send To folder but when I right click and send it, it copies it. I was wondering if I could change it ...
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How to perform print job on server?

Unfortunately, my old printer does not have a working driver in Windows 7. So I decided to install Windows XP Mode and install its printer driver in the virtual Windows XP. Then I attached the printer ...
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In windows XP SP3, repair console is not showing

When I insert the CD and I want to repair my PC, there is no option for repairing:
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How do you fix Application working in the background that takes over active window or active screen from other application?

How do you fix Application working in the background that takes over active window or active screen from other application?
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Win 7 home premium 64-bit want to creat a partition and run win xp home 32-bit. Will it work [duplicate]

Win 7 home premium 64-bit want to creat a partition and run win xp home 32-bit. Will it work have HP pavilion s51114 with win 7 premium home on it with 1T harddrive. I need to install win xp on it ...
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Converting a VM to Hyper-V, can't get past Windows Activation dialog

Note: this is not the standard "Windows Activation Hell" question where the user gets stuck in a loop. Background: I keep an old VM with XP and Office 2003 on it, to support an elderly couple who ...
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How can I enable preserving of the run dialog box history in Windows XP

On my PC (Windows XP), the "Run" dialog box does not keep the history of previous commands till the next time my computer is restarted! So no suggestions are shown when a command is entered after ...
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Can't acess WinXP from Win7 on domain

I have a Windows 7 computer and I can't access any windows xp machine using their computer name directly. eg. \\co01 but I am able to access them using the IP address e.g. \\192.168.0.55 So I need to ...
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Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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Delete Window XP partition

I have 2 Windows XP installations on my PC; one is the Drive C: partition (this is the corrupt windows) and one partition is on Drive F:. I want to uninstall the corrupt windows. Would someone please ...
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about the error of installation of xp in dell laptop

I have got an error problem when installing an xp CD to my laptop. The code was: stop: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000). Why is this problem occurring & how can I solve ...
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Windows XP3 laptop does not connect to wifi

I have an old Acer Aspire one, minilaptop, running XP SP3. I'm trying to connect to the Wifi in our apartment fails. Specifically, the network is seen and can be connected to. Although finding the IP ...
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How can I obtain a Windows XP Professional license for research? [closed]

How can I obtain a Windows XP Professional license for research (legally)?
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Windows XP virtual machine in VirtualBox fails to boot after disabling VT-x/AMD-V

I use VirtualBox 4.3.4 and i want to move a "Windows XP base VM" from my PC to my laptop. I have a 64-bit windows 8 in My PC so VirtualBox support CPU Acceleration and Hardware Virtualization. but ...
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How to change the permissions on a CD-R in Windows XP

I have an old Windows XP box with an unprivileged user who nonetheless needs to create backups to a CD-R. It appears that this is not allowed under the default privileges. Is there a way to enable ...
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DIR /B /O:N > filename.txt but only showing folders without a certain file

Im trying to make a list in xp of folders which do not contain a ".jpg" file. I use this (DIR /B /O:N > filename.txt) for making a folder list, it works perfect, but now i need a list with the where ...
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How to fix Physical Memory dump error during installation of windows xp ? Why PC not started?

My lenovo laptop of i 3 processor , 500 GB Hard disk and 3GB ram. It was restated contentiously and shows error physical memory dump complete. So that I format c drive and trying to install fresh ...
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Adding an (1) external monitor to an Thinkpad T61 using Win XP pro

I need to use an external Samsung 27" monitor on my laptop lenovo thinkpad T61 using Win XP Pro. I've plugged it in but it won't show a picture. the external monitor is functioning. The cable is ...
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What is the relationship between /3GB boot flag, PAE kernel, LargeAddressAware PE flag and 36Bit Memory addressing in Windows 32bit?

After I read that Windows 2003 Enterprise 32bit support more than 4GB, I realize that the rest editions are being crippled even when using PAE kernel (ntkrnlpa.exe / ntkrpamp.exe). So could someone ...
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COM+ setup error XP

I am trying to install IIS on a virtualbox windows xp operating system. I am treated, however, with a COM + error message, and am unable to proceed from here. Any help on this topic would be ...
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How can I improve the performance of my audio software?

I am running OtsAV on Windows XP. The way it works is by buffering a small amount of data from the hard drive just before it needs to play it. It used to give flawless sound no matter what else was ...
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GNU GCC compiler fails to compile when path contains spaces (C++)

I installed code::blocks and GNU GCC + SDK Stream (Open GL) exactly as described in tutorial "Playing with OpenCL: Gaussian Blurring" by Lefteris. Why I cannot compile using spaces in path to library ...
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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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Monitor Won't Turn On Until Login Screen

Got an issue with an XP machine (upgrading to Windows 7). The monitor does not turn on until the log in screen appears. The original VGA adapter is broken, so I placed in a new VGA adapter in to one ...
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Window xp blinks at nomal mode on start

My computer is hp Compaq (windows xp,sp2).please guys help me with this, I started to see monite blinks very fast when windows start and doesnot stop blinking.previously it worked on safe mode and now ...
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Windows XP to Windows 7 Does not recognize media card reader

Since I upgraded for XP to 7 my media card reader on an older Dell XPS400 is not recognized by 7.Any help finding a driver or way to get it back? Everything else is fine.
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Turn laptop screen on with a hot key

After turning off my laptop screen (through power management inactivity or through a utility), I want to know if it is possible to prevent it turning back on unless a specific key is pressed. ...
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XP SP2 hangs on logo screen, running chkdsk /p /r now hanging

I have a windows xp sp 2 on a toshiba laptop, Ive been using it for many years. The other day it hung on the windows logo and would only start in safemode. I did a best configuration, restore, then ...
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Install Windows XP In PC [closed]

I got stuck on one problem, I have PC which use to have Windows XP install, somehow someone format the C drive. I want to install Windows XP again. I change the BIOS Setting to boot from CD drive, ...
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Windows XP 64-bit Conexant Pebble HD Audio Driver

I have installed Windows XP 64-bit on my HP Pavilion G60T-500 CTO notebook PC and along with installing a non-factory OS came the struggle of finding drivers. My audio device is a Conexant Pebble HD ...
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What does WindowsXP SetMonTime.exe command do?

I noticed on my Windows XP SP3 workstation a command runs at startup as follows: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SetMonTime 600 I searched on the net and there is absolutely no reference to what it is and what ...
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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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Command line: Copy files listed with DIR /S to another folder

I'm trying to list all macro enabled files in my D: and copy them to a "newfolder" I created in the same drive, this is what I've tried and the error message: D:\>copy dir \*.xlsm/S newfolder\ The ...
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SHA2 support for windows XP SP2 : any hotfix or dll available?

SSL with SHA2 does not work in windows XP SP2 and below.Th websites does not open if it has SSL with sha2. It requires SP3 and above. So is there any hotfix or files other than completely installing ...
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Samsung kies on windows Xp [duplicate]

Samsung kies,its not installing telling that it is not connected to the internet whereas the pc is connected to the internet.I am using windows xp with service pack 3.Please help me!!
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Corrupt PowerPoint File [duplicate]

My wife created a very extensive PowerPoint presentation. She presented it, and then decided to bring it home to save (it was very good). Sadly, she MOVED it to a key drive instead of copy. This means ...
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How can I resolve “The page was not displayed because the request entity is too large.”

When I try to get information from the TTC I receive the message "The page was not displayed because the request entity is too large." I have searched but all the answers I have found relate to the ...
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Does Windows Indexing Service change the Date Accessed property on files?

I just noticed that almost all of my files have been accessed within the last two hours. Could it be Windows Indexing Service doing this? P.S. I wanted to tag this question date-accessed but the ...
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Only outgoing connection, no incoming connection in LAN

In one of the Windows XP PC sometimes all other Pc's in the LAN connection cannot access it. but all the other PC's can be accessed from it.Its like no incomming connection only outgoing . It is ...
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Computers on the same subnet won't ping or browse files

There's three computers on this office room, all located on the building-level local network. All of them have internet connectivity. "PC1" is running Windows XP (I know, I know...) and its IP is ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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Can I rename my “Recyle Bin” folder in WinXP?

I want to rename my "Recycle Bin" folder on my Windows XP system so that it's like the "Trash Can" of my Ubuntu's. I cannot find a simple "Rename" command on right-clicking. I might have to head ...
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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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Error while using copy command to copy files in subfolders

I'm using the folliwing command to copy all files of the same extension from a folder and all its subfolders to a new destination: for /R "f:\" %f in (\*.mp3) do copy %f "C:\Documents and ...
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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 ...