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Lockdown IP Address in Windows XP in VirtualBox

Here's my setup: Windows 7 Machine with 4 Windows XP VMs. Each VM is for running a different program that accesses a proprietary network. Each are bridged to the same physical network adapter. These ...
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Is it really possible to completely deactivate the desktop via the registry?

I've heard that there is the possibility to remove the taskbar and desktop (making both invisible) via a registry entry. As I didn't find anything there I'm wondering if this is true and if so which ...
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Cannot hear myself through headphones

I cannot hear my mic in my headphones in Windows XP. The mic works fine and I can communicate with people using VOIP, but I cannot hear myself in the headphones, which is a problem because they are ...
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Mounting partition as a virtual disk in Windows?

I'm trying to mount a partition which contains a whole MBR partition table as a virtual disk on Windows, but I haven't found any soulutions for that. Here's how I do it in Linux: With fdisk -lu /dev/...
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How to set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? Windows xp [duplicate]

How can I set chkdsk to run everytime pc boots? This articles answers this question, but I can't get it to work. enter link description here -- "Basically if you just want to run chkdsk /f or maybe ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport [duplicate]

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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Display Toolbar in Command prompt Windows XP

in windows 98 there was an option in properties to display a toolbar for command prompt.When using windows XP i cant find this option. I need that toolbar because it allowed me to copy text from ...
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Mozilla firefox “The connection was reset” on google results

When I search for something on Google (which is mostly about programming and computers etc.), it shows some results. But when I click on them, or open them in a New Tab, I see this error on Mozilla ...
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Where Can I get windows XP drivers for ASUS X551C?

I have tried to get windows xp drivers for my Asus X551C laptop. I couldnt get right driver for display to adjust its brightness. I tried to install audio , chipset and networking from some where in ...
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Windows fax and scan - receiving multiple pages with info missing

To be clear, this is not a question regarding the sending of faxes, but receiving them. We decided to forego our traditional fax machine in favour of Windows Fax & Scan - the old machine ...
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What is the dll or sys file that installs networking components at Windows Setup?

I am writing a research about Windows XP, but i cant find out about the file/step that installs networking components at Windows XP Setup. I know that the root of it is setup.exe, but setup.exe ...
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Manually detect malware (such as a keylogger)? [duplicate]

Is there any way to manually detect if malware, specifically a keylogger is installed? Looking for answers on XP, 7 and 8.1. For example, is there a combination of any of these options that can ...
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Odd behaviour after inserting USB stick

I insert a memory stick (any of several that I use frequently) and when the menu of actions appears I click the usual 'Open to view files'. The drive's contents appears. So far so good. But then ...
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Windows XPe - no shutdown.exe / “Access is denied”

this is my first time posting and asking for help as I really can't get my head round it. I'm an IT Technician in a team of 3 (including me) that work in a college. We had an old digital signage ...
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windows xp 2 GB missing hard drive space [duplicate]

I've got an odd problem with a machine that has a old windows XP installed on it (changing the OS is sadly not possible for that machine). The hard drive is a 90 GB drive (84 useable). So far so good....
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Mouse polling rate too high

i have usb mouse logitech mx518 and i use tweaked windows xp sp3 for gaming . i like all tweaks in it except one issue Mouse or (usb) polling rate : because of this problem i hear noise in my ...
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Windows boot.ini offer boot from CD or other external drive?

I have a Windows setup where boot.ini is configured such that it offers dual-boot for different operating systems at boot time. Is there any syntax for boot.ini that will make it also offer to boot ...
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how to remove a specific word from a list of folders

please help me remove particular word from a list of folders not files specifically not files remove karbonn from all the folder names without modifying internal data
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Why is the Autoplay dialog blank?

In Windows XP the AutoPlay dialog box that appears when I insert a USB flash drive or external hard drive opens but contains no content ("Open with", etc etc or "do nothing"). It is completely blank. ...
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Alternatives to TOR Onion Browser for Windows XP [closed]

I'm running Windows XP professional and yes, I realize support has ended long ago. I have been trying to run TOR but it does not run properly. What are the alternatives that will run onion websites in ...
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Multilingual User Interface, french language pack for windows english xp professional sp3

I have downloaded and activated my MSDN version of windowx xp sp3 32bit professional in english. I would like to have as many menus in french as possible, without re-installing the OS. I saw this ...
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How i can edit the Windows XP setup screen?

I am making a custom Windows XP installer for education. I need to replace the "Windows Setup" string to another string, like "MediaCenter Setup".
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Syncing Windows 10 email

I have 5 email address entered on my Windows 10 "Windows Mail" client. All 5 are on hughes.net. Only one is synced and I don't know how that happened. I have worked on this for three days and have ...
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blues screen after clonning windows xp

I clone a hard disk of a PC, with clonezilla. This hard drive was only a partition with Windows XP. After restore the copy virtualbox but when I boot the OS a blue screen appears saying: "run chkdsk /...
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Windows xp won't boot not even in safe mode or the bios

I have Windows XP installed on my desktop which has 2 drives, I inadvertently switched my PC off by pressing the off button on the pc and have not been able to boot it up since, the boot sequence goes ...
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Play a game from external cd-drive

Since the internal cd-drive of my computer is broken, I purchased an external one. I was able to install a game with this external drive, but when I want to start the game with the exact same drive, ...
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Network Bridge two interface with different subnet

I have two network lan card . each network interface connected with different subnet , each network interface has own wan connection . for example Network interface 1 configuration ip : 192.168.10....
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My laptop wont display the fan is on but the screen wont turn on

My laptop is not working. All of a sudden i turned on the laptop and the screen is black. Ive tried to hook it up too my 32" flatscreen tv to my laptop with a VGA cable and i set the input to pc, but ...
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How to install win XP on external hard disk that connected to windows 7 OS

Have one external Hard disk and need to install win XP. The hard disk is connected through SATA to USB connector in Windows 7
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How to install Windows XP MBR from FreeDOS

I accidentally corrupted my Windows XP installation (i use it for programm testing). Luckily, i had copied the installation files before. Now i made a partition via FreeDOS, and i copied Windows XP ...
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Error message location not found in every Save As window - how to get rid of it?

A company has Automation Software on Windows XP machines. When I save or open Production Visualisation Pictures in a Process Display Editor I click on "File - Save As" (or open). Then a Save As ...
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How does arrange by comments arrange drives in my computer?

With Windows XP and in [My Computer] Windows Explorer when I right-click there is a option "arrange by". I want to know when arrange by comments is selected, how does Windows arrange drives in [My ...
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Missing Disk Space windows xp

can someone guide me how to solve this missing HDD space? Total Space C drive: 120GB Total file size in C drive: 25GB Total use space on C drive: 54.8 Thing I done check disk ccleaner delete ...
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Delete files when names do not correspond with parts of strings in txt file - Windows batch

There is a txt file, which contains (among many others) strings, which start with: "HH:MM:SS case" where H, M, S are hours, minutes and seconds (in 24h format). There are .jpg files, with names ...
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Internet is extremely slow on Win XP but fast on Win 10 on same connection

I have an old XP computer that gives speeds on my HSDPA modem at about 64kbytes ps, but on Windows 10, the same modem gets speeds ranging from 200 to 600kbytes ps. Note: I have reinstalled Windows ...
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How can I reset USB Hub in Windows XP without mouse / keyboard?

I have a PC with a Windows XP installation in which the keyboard and mouse are not working anymore. The installation doesn't have a password set so it logs in automatically. In Windows, when I unplug ...
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How to use KaGaPa Phonetics input method in Windows?

I frequently use KaGaPa phonetics layout input method in Linux. But I unable to use it in Windows operating system. How can I use KaGaPa in Windows same like as Linux.Here I can't find KaGaPa ...
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Sound Issue - Upgraded to Virtualbox 5 -Linux Host -Windows XP guest

Since I upgraded to Virtualbox 5 the mute/volume in the Windows XP client has no effect. If I want to mute something that is running in the virtual machine I have to mute my Linux Mint host. This is ...
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Windows XP on a network, security concerns?

I have a scenario where I need to continue to run a Windows XP PC even though XP is long not supported by Microsoft. The PC will be connected to my network, but only for the purpose of allowing a ...
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Cannot remove folder. The file name or extension is too long while copying an extracted folder from its original location to another location [duplicate]

I use this Object Relational Mapping (ORM) framework namely Hibernate to develop Java EE applications which is available as a downloadable zip file for windows having several deeply nested directory ...
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Why I can't reproduce this Windows bug?

We all know about the famous bush hid the facts bug of Microsoft. By searching on the internet, I found out that any word sequence of sizes 4-3-3-5 separated by spaces, saved as .txt file and ...
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How to connect two Windows XP x86-64 PCs using FireWire?

I'm having trouble doing so. I basically want to transfer files between two PCs and also share the internet connection from one. As you may know Windows XP supports FireWire Network Adapters. What I'...
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How to stop every batch file opening as a process named cmd.exe as seen in task manager

This is very complicated. I'm developing a malicious batch file just to test myself. This will be done at the startup. what I have is Three + Six (hidden) Batch Files. First file makes six other ...
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Totally remove Windows 8.1 from Toshiba Satellite laptop

I have a legacy app that will not run under Windows 8.1. I want to load Windows XP but need to totally wipe out Windows 8.1. I have tried going into advanced settings in the BIOS and changing UEFI to ...
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File copying much slower than rated Firewire speed

While copying a lot of files to an external hard drive using Firewire I notice that the copy speed is a lot slower than the Firewire data transfer rate. The supposed transfer rate for Firewire 400 is ...
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How do I process extracted number files from Windows EasyArchive .mig file?

I am trying to recover data from an old XP computer that was placed in a migrate file using "Windows Easy Transfer" but after initial extraction I just have a bunch of number files. I used TN ...
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Windows cannot find the local profile

My computer was infected and the damage was almost completely removed. The only problem that persists is that my local profile on Windows XP is corrupted. When I try to log on, I get the following ...
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What DLL resources uses Windows XP to show its icons?

I want to change the Windows XP icons. I know that Windows 7 depends of imageres.dll for show icons, like folders, files, Computer icon, ... But, what is the DLL file that Windows XP depends for ...
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Compile error in hidden module Automation

I have recently been issued with a mathematical model in an Excel spreadsheet. This involves copious numbers of sheets, with many macros and a boatload of VBA behind the scenes. But the model is ...
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encfs4win unable to restore larger files

I have stored my entire files in a cloud 5 years ago with Windows XP, Dokan 0.6.0 and encfs4win. Now I try to restore files, meanwhile having upgraded to Win7 with Dokan 0.7.4 and everything works ...