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2answers
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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
29 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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votes
0answers
45 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 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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votes
1answer
56 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
27 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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

Cannot access Acom Data Model HD040U2FE-54 external harddrive

Cannot access Acom Data Model HD040U2FE-54 with following error message: The specified I/O operation on \Device\Harddisk1\DR3 was not complete before the time out period ended What's going ...
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votes
2answers
56 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 ...
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votes
0answers
36 views

Win XP / Win 7 dual boot - Windows 7 gets removed from Boot Manager on restart

I had Win XP installed on C: on my PC, and installed Windows 7 on D:. I can see a boot manager on start, with "Earlier version of Windows" and "Windows 7" entries. If I shut down from Windows 7 and ...
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:
0
votes
1answer
35 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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votes
1answer
72 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?
0
votes
1answer
29 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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votes
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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votes
2answers
60 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

How to read XP backup on Windows 7?

I have all my XP data backed up using the Windows Backup/Restore feature in Windows XP. How can I read XP backup on Windows 7?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

USMT is it just a backup tool basicaly?

Is my understanding correct about this? USMT copies user data, settings, ect... off to a network drive and then you install the operating system, then you use USMT again to copy the files, settings, ...
1
vote
1answer
54 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 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
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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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votes
1answer
60 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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vote
2answers
106 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
42 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
32 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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 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
votes
2answers
70 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
34 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
votes
2answers
58 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
14 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
41 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

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
211 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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
41 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
48 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
vote
1answer
85 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 . ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Mouse not working in Windows XP

My friend has a system with Pentium 4 processor and Windows XP. Please help me figure out why the mouse is not working. The mouse cursor is showing even if the mouse is removed from the system. It is ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Windows XP Service Pack 3 installation on a PC with no Internet connection

I need to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 on a machine that currently has Windows Xp Service Pack 2. What is the right way to do it? Someone suggested downloading the executable from here and ...
0
votes
1answer
476 views

How do I install Windows XP on a computer without cd drive? [duplicate]

I need to install Windows XP on a computer without a CD drive I have the following in mind Please suggest on whether it is feasible or not, or if it cannot work for some reason, what else I can try ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

windows XP - View history of commands in cmd.exe

Is it possible to view the history of commands entered in cmd.exe? And by previous, I mean the commands I entered from yesterday for example. I created a .bat file. I execute it in cmd.exe along with ...
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votes
1answer
39 views

What is the maximum number of partitions I can create in WindowsXp? [duplicate]

I know that I can create up to 24 partitions (C to Z), can we create more? and how? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
189 views

Can I disable software restriction policy windows xp?

I am using windows xp pro and i am trying to install a chess game my friend build. Eveytime i try to install i get the message: "windows can't open this program since it has been block by software ...
-1
votes
1answer
43 views

deep freeze & norton 360 restrict user with limited access on XP from copy file to another drive

i've install deep freeze on Win XP. inside the XP, there's administrator & user with limited access. the user with limited access is unable to copy file to another drive. example : i logon ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Modifying TV setting universally via PC

I was thinking of developing a program for Windows that can change TV settings. Where I work, we change TV settings often and on MANY tv's and I was wondering if it would be possible to enter data ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

How to enable vsync in 2D in Win XP and Win7?

I wonder how to enable vsync in WinXP and Win7 without compositing on. For example, make the windows to drag smoothly without tearing. I am not interested in Enabling vsync in 3D applications, ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Restoring data from encrypted WinXP partition image

EDIT: it seems that the partition is encrypted with a full-disk encryption software that uses TPM—I don't see any other way the partition could be looking like it's fully encrypted, while at the same ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Pushing out LGP to many machines without AD

I have a school with 50 Windows machines that I would like to make edits to prevent the kids from changing the wallpapers ect... when they log into a student account. We don't have a Windows Server ...
2
votes
2answers
92 views

Windows boot manager not showing after I install windows xp on separate partition

So normally when you install another OS to a separate partition, you can choose which OS to boot into. For some unknown reason, this is not happening. My computer directly boots into windows xp as if ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Protect file or folder from copy-paste

I want to make a folder on a local computer and prevent it from being copied to another machine. For example, I have a folder with one file in it, so what should I adjust in order to prevent users of ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

I can not install “AVS Video Editor”

After reinstalling Windows XP pro sp-3, I started the installation of "AVS Video Editor 6.5.1" and the message comes: C: \ Program Files \ AVS4Y0U \ AV5VideoEditor \ Data \ SampleProject \ Content \ ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

My windows Pc hangs at startup

My windows xp pc hangs often how to resolve it : PC Configuration : processor : core 2 duo Ran : 2 gb ddr2 ram Os : windows xp 32 bit hard disk space : 40 gb harddisk softwares installed : ms ...