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Expand and shorten file path of current cmd

I'm unable to find anything regarding this on the net. E.g., When I'm in C:\PROGRA~1> I would like to expand it to C:\Program Files>. Also I would like to change other way around, when I'm in ...
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Can I find the previous (not last) modification time in NTFS?

A file was modified in a text editor and saved. Modification and access time changed, creation time was left untouched. I need to find out the modification time before the edit. Is it somehow ...
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How to make bootable usb from Windows XP x64 installation ISO?

I tried various stuff but none of them worked. Like RuFus, ISO2USB. RMprepusb tells me in the description that for Windows XP installation I also need to modify some files so it can't directly make it ...
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Why does Chocolatey fail to install Elixir on Windows?

I'm a wizard at Linux/Unix-based OSes, but I'm rubbish at Windows and the like. To be able to install package via a CLI, which I prefer to graphical installers, I installed Chocolatey onto my Windows ...
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Deny Execute Access on Removable drives (Windows XP)

I have my old computer with "Windows XP" on it. I was thinking if I could prevent the execution of .EXE .BAT .VBS and .LNK on Removable Devices. I can't find "Deny Execute Access" on Group Policy. Is ...
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How to install Windows XP x64 manually?

OK so my question is simple I've a nice build of Windows 10 and OpenSuse and all my partitions are put in order which I don't want to risk loosing, letting about 10 years old OS managing those stuff. ...
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I can't delete/add files in my Samsung IDE Hard Disk

I am using Windows XP Pro with a Samsung IDE Hard Disk. Now I am facing one problem in that I can't add or delete files from that drive. I added some files in my hard disk but after rebooting that ...
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I cannot disable CHKDSK on Windows XP

Every time I happen to shut off my computer manually, it runs automatically a CHKDSK check before starting up. I tried to edit the registry in ...
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All User settings Backup for Windows XP

We have old Windows XP computers for our plant with different users and different G.P.C. for each (on old hardware Intel 945 mother board). Now as the old hardware is no longer available, we have ...
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Windows XP - TightVNC does not work … unless monitor is on during boot

So I have a computer with Intel iGPU (some Pentium 4 - Fujitsu-Siemens PC). It runs a Windows XP*, and a TightVNC in service mode. For some unknown reason, I can only connect to the computer ...
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Booting an old XP HDD into a new computer

I am building a new PC and want to have my old PCs HDD in it as a second unit and boot to it whenever needed. I've heard that the odds of it actually booting are very low. But some say it can be ...
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Windows XP Safe Mode Command Line detect external drive

Is it possible to detect an external USB drive to move folders to via Windows XP Safe Mode Command Prompt Command Line?
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Create batch File to run one time and exit comand prompt window

This is the command line i want to run on my windows xp machine arp -s 192.168.1.1 11-22-33-44-11-22 I tried ti make code like this into arp.bat arp -s 192.168.1.1 11-22-33-44-11-22 exit When i ...
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Need to displace serial port across machines Linux and Windows

I have an app running on Linux (Ubuntu) that wants hardware attached to a serial port. I want that hardware on a Windows machine (XP SP3) elsewhere on my LAN. So, I need a serial port server on the ...
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Access ODBC connection made on another PC?

I have made an ODBC connection on a Windows XP machine. I have another Windows 8 machine on the same network. I want to access that ODBC connection on XP from the Windows 8 machine without having to ...
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How to make a windows xp bootable? [closed]

I need to install windows xp from an USB flash drive but it's has been really difficult to find a software that make the flash drive bootable. I've tried a coulpe of them, feew I've tested today: ...
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Computer freezes on start up w/Add New Hardware wizard on screen

Running Windows XP Pro on a Dell Optiplex GX620. After moving my office to a new location I cannot get system to complete boot up. When desktop appears the "add new hardware" dialog pops on with USB ...
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How to share a USB printer? [duplicate]

I have a USB printer connected to Windows XP Pro and I would like to share it on my network. However, I'm not sure whether it is possible or not. If it is possible, please advice me the instruction. ...
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Sharing folders between Windows XP and 8?

so i'm trying to share folders between my 2 machines, an old XP desktop and a newer 8 laptop. i can access the shared folders on my XP from my 8 just fine through the good old ip search (ie. ...
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VLC Causes Buzzing Sound When Video Is Muted

I have an MKV file that does a strange thing under VLC. If I try to mute the video or reduce the volume to 0%, a growing buzzing sound plays instead of its initial function: muting the video. The only ...
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Installing 16bit ODBC driver on modern pc

I need to use AcuODBC drivers which are 16bit. They currently run on Windows XP but it is an old pc with little processing speed and 2gb ram. I wish to upgrade to a faster pc with 16gb ram. These ...
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GTX750 only 640x320 screen resolution under WinXP SP3

I just bought ASUS GTX750 2GB and UltraWide LCD Philips Brilliance 298P4QJEB/00 having huge 2560x1080 resolution - it looks and feels absolutely great and fine under Win7, BUT when I am trying using ...
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Export Windows XP event logs cmd

I need to export a specific Windows XP event log from the eventviewer to a ".txt" file. My scenario is that the user programs a chkdsk to be execute on next reboot into a remote machine, and after ...
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Windows xp/flp/7 on SD card

How to install windows flp/xp/7 on the SD card? I have EEE pc 2g surf, 524 MB of RAM and 2 GB hard disk. With the program pwboot I can install windows 7 on a flash drive, what can I do to install it ...
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Why can't I see any text in the right pane of the help topic window?

I'm using the High Contrast Black (Large) display setting of the Windows XP SP3. I've installed on my Intel Celeron desktop PC, which is a P4 system with 1.8 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, and 40 GB hard ...
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Folder created but not accessible

I have installed a (older) software on a Windows 10 machine. The installer is supposed to create a folder name 'Project'. The aim of this folder is self explanatory - it is used to save/open projects ...
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Why does “netsh interface delete interface” doesn't work?

Scenario: Windows XP Professional SP3 (Hyper-V VM) I'm trying to delete a specific network interface from my computer. First of all, i showed all interfaces using the netsh interface show interface ...
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Acronis failed to restore but kept requesting me to reboot to complete

My old latop is running XP SP3. It has Acronis True Image Home 10. I have never tried it to restore, because my laptop's OS has been working fine for me, no malmare detected, and has never been ...
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Sharing Window XP and Windows 10 Computers

Before I installed windows 10 to one windows 8.1 and two windows 7 computers, my windows XP PC was able to share both ways on my network. When windows 10 was installed to the aforementioned PC's, ...
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location unavailable when opening a file in WinXP VM

I am working with an old WinXP virtual machine used for Automation configuration. Everytime I want to open a file with the Automation tools I click on "open" - a standard "Open" File window openes. I ...
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How can I clone only a bootable windows partition(not the disk) to a file?

I have a hard disk which is 1 Tb in size. I have created and installed windows Xp on a partition of size 10 Gb. I want to clone the partition to a file on another disk such that I can dd the file to ...
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troubleshooting network windows

Working on an older network not built by me (seems to have been set up about 8-10 years ago). It happens to be a POS system where one machine functions not only as a POS machine (Will call SERVER), ...
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No VGA and sound driver installed in XP guest machine in Hyper-v virtualization?

I have a Windows 10 host with 1 XP virtual machine using Hyper-v. However after installing XP for the guest machine, I don't see any VGA or sound driver, so the performance in guest machine is a ...
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Error while running scheduled task in login restricted user

I am using schtask to create scheduled tasks in windows. schtasks /create /RU "User name" /RP password /sc ONSTART /tn "task name" /tr "files to execute" The scheduled task is set to run under a ...
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How do I overcome my visibility issue with scanned PDF files?

I'm a visually impaired person. I need to create mathematical PDF documents using latex. I'm using Windows XP SP3 with High Contrast Black (Large) display scheme because my eyesight isn't ...
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How do I recover the space on my hard drive? [duplicate]

I a couple of days ago installed Windows XP SP3 (called "Challenger Edition") from a CD, on top of Windows XP SP2, which I've been using for the last four to five years. First up, I opened the CD ...
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Issue with deleting e-mails from Thunderbird

Today, a family member was going through her "Important" folder in Thunderbird. She decided to experiment a bit and deleted items from a range of dates out of that folder. After deleting those ...
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Java Control Panel won't open

I can't open the Java Control Panel (even with the "javaws -viewer" or "%SystemRoot%\system32\javacpl.cpl" cmds). I tried reinstalling (after Revo Uninstalling, then after manually deleting all ...
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Why am I unable to access any Microsoft website?

I'm using the Windows XP SP2 operating system. My ISP is the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL). Whenever I try to access a Microsoft website, the following message appears: Server ...
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is there any way to change the windows XP start menu picture to a windows 7 lookalike?

here is what it looks like now... (what I don't like): here's what I want it to look like... I already tried vistart, found out it was a virus, so I got rid of it... it didn't even work. what ...
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Powershell Mouse Moving Script on XP

Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms [System.Windows.Forms.Cursor]::Position = New-Object System.Drawing.Point(500,100) The above code should move the mouse to a specific position (500,100), ...
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How to fix the slowness and hanging that my PC faces? [closed]

Recently I replaced my 80GB Hard Disk with an 1000 GB Hard Disk in my CPU. My CPU specs are: 256MB RAM + 512 MB RAM Later added = 768 MB RAM Single Core 2.93 Ghz In the beginning, my PC came with an ...
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ipconfig alternative on Embedded XP

Is there a way I can see what the IP address is of an embedded XP computer since "ipconfig" does not work? Thanks!
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Killer E2200 driver for XP

Really sorry if this is the wrong place to post this, but I'm looking for a Windows XP (32 bit) driver for this NIC: Killer e2200 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.3) I've tried searching and ...
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How to sync subtitle from DVD to Bluray

If i have .srt subtitle for DVDrip movie . Is there any tool or program to sync it to work properly with the same movie in bluray format ? I'm not professional in this field so i want the most ...
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Windows 2k/xp and lan configuration with gateway different from subnet

I have this lan configuration TESTLAN=10.2.0.0/24 ROUTERLAN=192.168.0.0/24 With linux machines no problem,using dhcp and even with testlan addresses they get the routerlan router(192.168.0.1) and ...
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Windows default drive letter for USB PORT?

We have a backup system that involves copying backups onto a USB drive. When the USB drive gets full we store it off-site and swap it for a new one. At the moment every time we have a new USB drive I ...
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Cannot connect to internet (Windows XP)

Trying to save an Acer Aspire One, with Windows XP (32-bit Home). The computer stopped connecting to the internet (wireless or cable) after removing an old version of Avast. Have tried system ...
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Run command in background within PSEXEC

Command below works fine and releasing, renewing remote IP address. PsExec.exe \\10.10.1.12 -accepteula -u Administrator -p 1 cmd /c "ipconfig /release && ipconfig /renew" However, since ...
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Create multiple folders with text file inside in Windows XP

I'm trying to create 1000 folders each with a single text file inside eg C:...\Customer1\Customer1.txt C:...\Customer2\Customer2.txt C:...\Customer3\Customer3.txt . . . etc to 1000 I can create a ...