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Different font rendering in same computer

While I was writing some stuff here on Super User, I had to use my alternate guest account to write. I then noticed that the font that was present on the editing box and also in the '< code >' ...
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MSN Messenger Password Recovery on Windows XP

I inherited an old laptop when my father died. It has MSN Messenger 7.5 on it and a password in the text field (and in the system registry). I'd like to recover this password, if possible, but am ...
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Firefox OS simulator doesn't detect my device on winXP

I have a ZTE Open device with Firefox OS. I followed this guide to push apps to it, but the Firefox OS Simulator doesn't detect it on Windows XP. If I run adb devices it lists roamer2 device. I ...
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PC to PC transfer of files with rj45 cable - avoiding complications

I wish to transfer a great many files form one PC to another, one running win-xp-32, the other running win-7-64. I have seen a few suggestions online, but am quite concerned about two possible ...
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Windows XP suddenly in reboot cycle [closed]

A friend called me up today. Everything was normal yesterday, she browsed with Firefox only and didn't go to any unusual sites. Shut down normally last night. This morning whenever she boots she ...
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Problems with starting windows after installing new ubuntu os on multiboot pc

Before I recently upgraded my ubuntu OS, I had a multiboot with windows 7, windows xp and ubuntu. When I started the computer, the grub bootloader would usually show the options: -windows 7 and ...
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VMware Workstation 10 running slow WinXP Pro SP3 32-bit

Just recently jumped onto the VMware bandwagon. Going to be using it mostly for games, especially old ones that don't run well on my host Win7 Ult.Ed 64-bit. I've setup everything and everything ...
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Zebra TLP 2844 label feeding trouble--hardware or software cause?

I won't go into all the software details, but I do have a print-preview from one program that shows exactly one label with the correct page size. When I print it, it prints correctly, but instead of ...
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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 ...
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How to sort files numerically?

win xp sp3 - windows explorer How can I sort files by their numerical values. For example: 1.jpg 2.jpg. ... ... 11.jpg 12.jpg
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Accessing UNC Path Uses Port 80 Instead of 445 (SMB/File Sharing)

I can access \\SERVER2 fine, and watching the packets, I see it uses NetBIOS name resolution, and then uses SMB to communicate shares/printers etc. When I try \\SERVER1, I see it uses NetBIOS name ...
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Make User Login Act as Administrator

Some of the computers at my place of work are still using XP (Replacements are in the works). Often I have to install printer drivers or software (a privilege denied to the average user on our ...
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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? ...
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Program that compares file sizes in two folders?

I'm trying to compare two folders to see which files have differing file sizes. I don't want to do a full bit-for-bit comparison because it would take hours to complete. I only want to compare the ...
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method to subtract text strings common in two files?

I have two text files, one with 100,000 strings and the other with 1,000 strings, which are already present in the larger file. I'd like to subtract those 1,000 strings, so that the larger file will ...
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Empty Recycle Bin error “Cannot Delete Dc100: Access denied.”

There are a number of answers to this question, none of which I have tried worked. I know exactly where this folder is but I can't delete it. I have booted into 'safe mode' with command prompt. Used ...
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Recovering RAW partition in Windows 8

I recently bought a 3TB hard drive (TOSHIBA DT01ACA300). At the time I was prone to using Windows XP because of some old legacy software, so I could only partition a 750 GB part. Now, with Windows 8, ...
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Windows XP - found.000 folder on external drive, access denied, can't delete and there's no Security Tab

I tried to run a disk defragmentation, but it said there is this folder called found.000, corrupted, on my external hard drive (FAT32), it came after a chkdsk, when I try to access it, it says "access ...
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Open File - Security Warning on all executables on drive

I get the "Open File - Security Warning" any time I run any executable on a virtual drive on a Windows XP machine. There's also a warning if I try to copy/move files. How can I disable the warning? ...
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Pavilion zv5200 graphics issues - Hardware or driver?

I have an old Pavilion zv5200 (service tag zv5260us) whose hard drive died a few years ago. Just recently, I picked up a used hard drive for it just to get it working again as a small, fun project. ...
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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. ...
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Windows XP installation on Aspire one acer netbook

I would like to seek advise. I am trying to install Windows XP but the moment it reaches the Installation part (before finalizing installation) under 9 minutes, the screen Freezes. I can't do anything ...
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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 ...
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Can a (BOOT/BIOS) Virus affect a Linux LiveCD session?

Question: Is it possible for a virus that infected a PC with Windows OS to show similar erroneous behaviour during a LiveCD session with Ubuntu? N.B. To clarify my question: Can the liveCD ...
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.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 ...
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creating a batch file to open a program in a non-default state

Is it possible to create a batch file that would open a program in a non-default state? For example I would like to open firefox and the web console tool located in Tools->Web developer in Firefox ...
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Is ReactOS or WINE the more stable replacement for Windows XP? [closed]

As Windows XP is now out of support and any freshly discovered vulnerabilities will not be addressed, it's time to retire Windows XP from my Internet-connected computers. There's a lot of ...
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Non-existing removable disks

win xp sp3 I have four non-existing removable disks Removable Disk (D:) Removable Disk (E:) Removable Disk (F:) Removable Disk (G:) I tried everything to remove them. Even formatting entire ...
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Local Area Connection is limited or no connectivity

win xp sp3 Bottom right I have a message that Local Area Connection is limited or no connectivity. There is no yellow marks in device manager When I reconnect modem cable to another comp ...
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Error in using FileZilla

I have windows-xp as o/s with version sp2 in my laptop. In this, I have installed filezilla in it. But after some time my laptop will automatically restarts and showing RAM error in it (Blue Screen ...
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Where to find corresponding drivers? [duplicate]

I've re-installed win xp sp3 and now have a lot of problems finding the corresponding drivers. There are many yellow quest marks in device manager. There is no sound, graphic driver is missing, the ...
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Regaining access to Windows XP session

Shortly after trying to run a for /f command against a rather large group of directories/sub-directories, on a XP session that had been running for upwards of a month, my RDP session became slow to ...
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Win XP connection shared over non-192.168.0.1 LAN

I have a ZTE MF823 3G modem connected to Windows XP Professional. It is seen by the system as local area connection with IP 192.168.0.1 and netmask 255.255.255.0. I'd like to share this connection to ...
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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 ...
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Old hard disk does not load OS

I have this old computer but upgraded the motherboard and the processor just recently. Everything was already used except for the motherboard, processor and RAM. The rest, was already used, the hard ...
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Font unusable in Lotus Notes

I use Lotus Notes 8.5 on Win7, and my colleagues use Lotus Notes 4.6 on XP. They use a font FangSong_GB2312 which comes with XP but not with Win7. To fix compatibility issues, I installed Lotus Notes ...
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Antimalware Service Executable

I have or had Windows XP. Now receiving a pop-up window at the beginning of start-up. What is Antimalware Service Executable? should I click on the "Send Error Report" box below in this window? Is it ...
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Stuck at GRUB prompt after booting, how can I restore normal booting?

My machine was dual-booting with Windows XP and Fedora, then I tried to install Arch. While installation power went off. After that, booting always results in the GRUB prompt. Even when I instruct my ...
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cannot start remote desktop on Windows XP

I spent a couple of hours on this already but was unable to fix the problem. When starting up the Windows Remote Desktop application I get the following error: "The system cannot find the file ...
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Windows 7's Compatibility Mode Behavior

I'm trying to find out which precise changes are introduced by setting an application icon property. This question points to descriptions of how to use that functionality in a program under ...
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So a user hid a folder and now he can't find it? [duplicate]

I have a user who hid a folder in XP, after they did this the folder no longer showed up in the directory. They thought this was a great feature and persisted to do this to a few personal folders and ...
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XP in peer to peer network works ok by windows 7 is unable to connect

My XPs are able to share folders with one another. recently I made a windows 7 machine and added it to the group It was able to see and read all the other except one xp machine. The Message given is ...
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Cannot create a specific file name in windows

I have win xp sp3 and cannot create the file named con.php Anywhere on disk i got a message that the file already exists. Searching in win explorer I found no one such a file name on the whole ...
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Why are there hundreds of temp files on my computer as soon as I use the internet?

I just did a rough count of temp files on my computer using Internet Options/Browsing History/View files and found there are over 200 files in the directory as soon as I connect to the internet. Where ...
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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 ...
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VirtualBox network print from XP guest in Win 8.1 host, using bridged network second physical NIC

I need some help to solve the network printing from guest XP. Windows 8.1 Pro host OS; VirtualBox 4.3.10 (latest, 14-apr-2014); Windows XP SP3 guest OS; Two physical NICs One used by host in first ...
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Fix BSOD on Win XP VMWARE Image?

I have a new install of Windows XP in my VMWARE. However, it only runs for a few minutes and then I get BSOD with the following message. STOP: c000021a [Fatal System Error} The Windows SubSystem ...
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Fix blue screen of death on VMware Workstation

I just recently setup a vmware workstation for Windows XP, however it seems about twice per day I get the blue screen of death. Unfortunately I was not able to write down the error displayed in the ...
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windows xp - Disable internet access but leave LAN working solution - also blocks inbound?

I found Stefan Seidel's Answer for: Disable internet access but leave LAN working at: Disable internet access but leave LAN working I found that the command line entry to disable internet access was ...
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Adjusting screen resolution without having video card drivers

My father has an old Windows XP computer. He asked me to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 since windows XP ended releasing updates. I installed Windows 8, and most of hardware got installed without ...