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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 ...
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Network Connection

good day. I have this problem just this morning. My computer, a windows XP machine, is unable to get an IP address from the DHCP server. So what I did is assign a static IP address instead. Now, ...
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Windows Xp - writing cache - dialog freezed

Within a Windows Xp SP3 VM (via VMWare), the writing cache dialog is disabled. It is able to invoke the dialog but the settings in the gui controls cannot be modified. Has anbody already experienced ...
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How can I recover a drive partition lost while uninstalling ubuntu

I have a windows XP (SP2) desktop with 4 partitions C:14 GB ; D: 14 GB ;E: 55 GB; F: 55 GB; (approximate size) I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 by creating space for it using existing disk partition ...
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How to search fulltext within Outlook XP attachments (pdf files) in Windows XP?

I need to do a full text search on the email database of Outlook XP on a PC with Windows XP SP3 which also searches within attached files like PDF files. Using Windows search did not find anything ...
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Opening a command prompt in another location - XP

In Windows 7, shift-right-clicking on a Explorer window brings up 'Open Command Window Here', which I cannot find in Windows XP. I heard you have to edit the registry, so I tried using this source. ...
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Joystick with Remote Desktop

Why can't I use my Logitech Extreme 3D pro joystick work through remote desktop, as does a USB mouse or keyboard? Joystick is connected to Laptop A (can be running either Windows XP or Windows 7). I ...
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Wi-Fi on Windows XP loses all wireless signals, until the Wi-Fi device is toggled from disabled to enabled

I have a laptop running Windows XP and after some amount of time it loses the current wireless connection and it will not detect any signal at all. The issue is resolved by going to network ...
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Dual boot, back up Windows7, install Ubuntu on it's place, than restore

I have dual boot on my machine, Windows 7 and Windows XP, loader - standard Win7 loader. I want to temporarily install ubuntu on a disk space now occupied by Win7 and be able to load both ubuntu and ...
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How can I make Windows XP automatically logoff 2 hours after logging in?

I have a Windows XP netbook and it is protected with a password. I want to be able to control the time other people spend on the computer, so whenever anyone logs in I want the computer to ...
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“unable to remap to same address as parent”, can't get rebaseall to fix the issue

I posted this question on the Cygwin mailing list with no response, so I'm trying here. I keep getting this same unable to remap error and rebaseall does not fix the problem. Specifics: On running ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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Windows XP RDP Protocol Error

I am trying to RDP into a windows xp pro sp3 machine (from windows 7). The connection is succesfull but after a random amount of time ( usually between 1 and 3 minutes) the session gets disconnected ...
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sharing files/folders over vpn?

Is there any way to share folders or files between two computers using windows xp over a vpn connection. I have searched for it so much but cant find a solution, also have tried by enabling a folder ...
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Outlook 2010 on Windows XP repeatedly asks for exchange credentials

We have a Windows XP machine that we can't upgrade yet to Windows 7/8. It's running Outlook 2010. It is connected to a web-based hosted Exchange 2013 provider. Many repeated times per day, a ...
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How to disable some specific USB ports

I have a Windows XP machine with Gigabyte EP31-DS3l Mobo. There are two ports on front panel and 4 on back. For some reason I want to disable those two front ones. That is I want to have just the ...
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Use wired LAN network interface for Teamviewer and Wi-Fi interface for everything else

I need to make TeamViewer use my wired network card and web browsing traffic to use my Wi-Fi network card. I am using Windows XP. How can I make this happen? If the scenario above would not be ...
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How do I decrypt a file with Symantec Endpoint Encryption with an XML extension?

I've created a C# Winforms app and published it as an EXE file. I copied it to my DVD-RW drive, which requires setting a Symantec Endpoint Encryption password. OK. Password set. On the DVD drive, it ...
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How can I make images small enough for profile settings? [closed]

I spend mega time uploading images into different profile pages, only to be told they are either too small or two large. I find it some times helps to insert them into Word and making them smaller, ...
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How to disable the shared folder icon on Windows XP?

When I share a folder through file sharing, it automatically has a hand under it that tells you it is a shared folder. How can I disable that? In this picture, the "Family Photos" folder has the hand ...
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ISDN: Usb Modem Windows XP

So I have a D-LINK Windows XP ISDN Modem which I have to use to contact our telephone service in the building. I'd love it to run under Windows 7 or 8 but it doesn't. However the USB-modem is ...
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Is there any way to setup a 3TB SATA drive in Windows XP? [duplicate]

I have a Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC and I want to setup Western Digital 3 TB (dynamic disk) in my PC. But it reads only 700 GB from Windows XP although it read 3TB from the setup screen of my Dell. The ...
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RealTek sound card driver not working with Windows XP SP2

I’m running Windows XP SP2 and it has no sound. No it’s not on mute. I have recently got a new hard drive and had sound working fine. I have tried to install the driver for the sound card (three ...
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How to move a software without having the installation setup?

A friend of mine asked me to propose him a way to transfer an old software which he uses in a windows 2000 machine to a new system. I can think of 2 methods: Making an image from his windows 2000 ...
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Live usb windows xp

I want to create a bootable usb that contains windows xp.I dont want to install it , i just want to boot it, but i have couple of problems. I tried to create live usb from full windows xp file (the ...
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How to force autodiscovery of lan printers?

I have lan with about 10 computers - all Win XP prof. I add new printer attached to one of them, and on two computers appears Auto HPPrinter on Computer4 and on rest - not. I suppose, that after some ...
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Disable login username being saved for future logins when using ctrl+alt+del in Windows XP

For Windows XP I have my computer set so that you have to press ctrl+alt+del and then input both the username and password to sign in. My problem is that it logs the username and the next time I open ...
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HTTP download via batch [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to make a http download via batch script just with the standards programs in windows (XP and 7) and without PowerShell. Please, don't give programs I need to ...
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Intranet slower than internet

I have many computers in my intranet in the same subnet, connected through hub. All the computers in subnet gets ip from built in dhcp of the router. Also, all computers get internet connection from ...
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Windows XP ISDN receiver

At our work, we currently have a phone-system which requires the use of ISDN. I'd like to virtualize the XP software so it can run on Windows 7. (http://www.farstone.com/software/virtualxp.php) The ...
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Windows XP machine doesn't see Debian disk in VirtualBox

I have created a test Windows XP machine for testing software. I also have an old Debian HDD. But I have forgotten my Debian password (it last ran 2 years ago). I think I'll either reset the password ...
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Can a large hard drive (3 TB) make Windows XP 32bit un-bootable?

As my old hard drive failed, I cloned the operating System (Windows XP SP3 32bit Professional) to a new hard drive (WD 3 TB). It took several attempts, until it worked, but finally it was ok: I had ...
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Resolution issue on MS-1013 running XP

I have an old laptopt (MSI MS-1013), its screen's back-light died before I got it, so I have to use an external screen. I installed Lubuntu on it last year and never turned it on again. Today I ...
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Installing Windows XP through Pendrive On windows 7 using Rufus or WintoFlash didn't get detected at boot time

I'm currently in a situation where i want to install windows XP on my system which currently has windows 7 installed on it. I've an ISO image of Windows XP sP3.I've tried Rufus,WintoFlash even cmd ...
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ntldr: could'nt open drive multi(0)rdisk(0)partition(0)

I get this message after fresh Winxp sp3 installed, it doesn't boot windows it shows message in upper top corner of the screen. It has integrated SATA drivers and HDD is in S.M.A.R.T mode. There are ...
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Excel 2013 spreadsheet is too slow [closed]

I was upgraded to Excel 2013 on my XP machine after a hard drive replacement. Now, when entering or changing a value in a cell, it takes 3 or 4 minutes for the change to ripple through the cells and ...
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Why am I unable to reconnect to a Remote Desktop?

I have some home media services like pyTivo running on my Windows XP machine, but they only run when I'm logged in. While I'm on my Windows 7 machine, and I use Remote Desktop to control my Windows ...
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Would Windows 7 run faster than Windows XP on an old notebook?

I have a notebook that has an Intel Atom N270 CPU on board with 1.6GHz and 898MB of RAM. It runs on Windows XP Home Edition and is slower than a slug. Would it perform better if I flattened it and ...
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Cloned a failing hard drive - some files seem to be damaged, how to check and find them?

The hard drive in my PC was failing, so I cloned its 2 partitions to a new disk. Cloning the bootable Windows XP partition finally worked (at least it seems so, as I was able to boot from it, but ...
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Problems migrating a Windows XP virtualbox from UBuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I've recently re-installed my (now) Ubuntu 14.04 based server which was previously running 12.04. The server is headless and I used to be able to connect in via remote desktop but for some reason I ...
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ASUS X553M laptop with DOS pre-installed: how to install windows xp?

I bought a new ASUS X553M laptop with DOS pre-installed, I am trying to install windows xp but getting error "The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant. STOP : 0x0000007e"
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My computer won't shutdown, it keeps restarting

I have a Dell Precision Workstation 360 running Windows XP. Everytime I shut it down (Start/Turn Off Computer/Shutdown) it doesn't shutdown it just restarts. I press the power button and it doesn't do ...
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No Jupiter char (U+2643) on Windows XP

Recently i was reading this wikipedia article on a windows xp pc. i recognised that there was no Jupiter unicode character (this one: ♃), in fact there was only a whitespace. i was suprised, because ...
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How can one copy a directory tree from one drive to another, replicating any junction points, under Windows?

I have an NTFS drive that I want to copy a whole directory tree, which has a few junctions throughout it, but preserve the junctions so that they point to the same relative places on the new drive ...
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Arial, Courier New and Times screen fonts suddenly fuzzy/unreadable

UPDATE: thanks to the Rubber Duck effect, I just stumbled upon this note. It is a known problem: if you have Windows XP and either manually or with some "hack" managed to download the Windows Update ...
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Windows XP booting across/splitting drives

Ok, so I was in the process of cloning a windows XP boot drive, because the drive has developed a read error (<8 months). A bad block was found in a text file, found during a routine backup. The ...
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Hal.dll with XP file backup

any knowledge or help for a novice would be greatly appreciated. I have some files which I NEED to back up before reloading an OS Laptop running XP (I think Home SP3 but not sure) went belly up during ...
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Word Document Saving very slowly

I am proving support for a user who is using office 2007 on a windows XP machine. When saving a word document, the application hangs for more than a minute or two before saving. Excel and powerpoint ...
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ugly font in XP, how can I restore it?

The XP SP3 workstation I used in workplace changed font rendering to ugly one in sudden(maybe after rebooting with chkdsk messages). How can I restore the font rendering setting back to normal? ...
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Querying WAN IP lease time?

I know that one can go in cmd and can find his LAN IP lease time with ipconfig /all, but I want to know is there any way one can find WAN IP lease time knowing that the ISP has given him a dynamic ...