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how to dual booting windows 8.1 and xp

I have a dell inspiron laptop with windows 8.1 pre- installed,, bt I'll like to install windows xp to the partitioned part of the hard drive,, but xp setup does not see partitions just the whole hard ...
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Create a Windows XP Scheduled Task to run at the logon of each user

On Windows Vista onwards it's possible to configure a scheduled task to run at the logon of every user by setting the schedule to "At Logon" and the user account to be a group of users (E.g., ...
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Windows 7 Setup BSOD BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO

I am trying to install Windows 7 32bit on a rather old HP Pavilion t3225.at But after loading files setup ends with a BSOD BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO stop 0x00000074. After some research I checked the CD ...
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Ctrl-Alt-Del not working at unlock screen

I am at work, and one of the machines running XP was left on overnight. This is a common occurrence. The machine went into standby mode, so on starting it up this morning I was presented with the ...
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What is hot key to toggle appearance/disappearance of audio volume display in T 60?

Somehow I pressed a key combination on my Lenovo T60, XP and the large volume indicator sprang into my view in the lower center of the screen and now remains there instead of hiding except when used. ...
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Computer only boots sometimes with a specific hard drive, Whats the deal?

we run the same motherboard in thousands of computers at our company. so far we have found 3 motherboards that will only boot with a SanDisk brand CF card. All others you can run any name CF card as a ...
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Im having trouble accessing the internet on my pc

How do I fix this problem??? I open my browser and it won't connect and shows up this message - (RocketTab) The socket connection to d2e24t2jgcnor2.webhostoid.com failed. A Firewall may be blocking ...
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System ERASED 2000 files suddenly without any user action. Can recover part of it but some files of importance are corrupted

On a Virtualbox WIN XP SP3 guest machine, the following situation occurred While I was working I had 3 opened windows as usual - Browser, notepad for writing notes in a txt file, and a PDF (thats ...
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XP Can't display H.264 video

A friend's win2000 box died so I gave him an old XP box of mine. I updated XP and installed the final rollup. All good. I installed the software he owned and all works well. Finally ran IE-6 (I ...
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Inspiron 9400 Laptop resolution shrinks when lid is closed

I have an Inspiron 9400 Laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 Video Card. I've had both a 1440x900 pixel and 1920x1200 pixel display, and ever since I first hooked my computer up to my home TV (15 ...
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File sharing between raspberry pi and windows XP laptop

If anyone knows how one would go about getting a raspberry pi and a windows XP laptop using just an Ethernet cable (no router or switcher), I would be very grateful. Details: 8-or-so-year-old ...
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Bypass Windows Server login screen

I am accessing Windows Server using RDP from Windows XP SP3. The issue is i am getting the Windows Server Screen asking me to enter the password again after injecting the username and password in RDP. ...
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GINA availability on Windows 7

I would like to know information about GINA. I am aware that this is a part of Windows XP. Is it present in Windows 7? Does GINA based client works with Win 7? I would appreciate if some one help ...
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“New Task” doesn't restart explorer.exe, what other solutions are there?

I just killed explorer.exe (because the taskbar isn't responding to clicks, neither does the "win key") by clicking on End Process and am now unable to restart it. When I open a new explorer.exe ...
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Is this a bug or it is just a windows xp feature?

Normally you can't make a folder with /\:*<>"? in its name. and also you can't name a folder CON,LPT1 and .... and also you can't have two folder with equal name in a single directory. I THINK ...
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Free software to convert MP3 files to M4B on Windows XP

I'm seeking free software that would convert a bunch of MP3 files into one M4B file (audio book) that: works on Windows XP needs no additional tools to be installed can mark the chapters. So far I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...