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Dell desktop won't power up

I have a Dell Dimension 9190 running Windows XP, 2GB RAM (4x 512MB) about 6 yrs old. Since a few years ago the sleep mode would cause some trouble by not waking up with mouse or keyboard. It required ...
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Why do I have two different screens for the same action in Windows XP SP3

I'm trying to change the way users log into Windows XP, but when I click on User Accounts in Control Panel, I get different screens on different machines, though they are both Windows XP Professional ...
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How to recognize which model of fax modem I have

I have an old fax modem that I should install it's driver on Windows xp. How can I find it's model for installing it's driver? When I removed it from PCI slot I only found GIGABYTE brand on the ...
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Track what is requesting a shutdown event

We have a workstation at work that is on a domain. Every night at the same time it is shutting down by itself. We have stepped through the normal list of items that might request a shutdown and have ...
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Blank CD burnt but no file in it?

I made a Bootable XP ISO to make some XP CD. When I write them to blank CD, it writes successfully (ie, no error reported) but after writting there was no file on the CD. I tried 7 CDs and all ...
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Splitting sound inputs between left and right channels in windows 7

is there any way of assigning specific line-in feeds to one side of a speaker system, using freeware/opensource software? I have, 3 computers, A and B have output from their headphone sockets to each ...
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How to add registry entries using nLite?

I'm new to nLite. I don't know how to add registry commands using nLite. I can convert .reg to .inf using Reg2Inf but I don't know how to add this .inf file using nLite. How can I do that?
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Win XP fax program

I finally got to use this pesty program and got to send my first fax...but confused on how it all plays out. First, I only sent 1 page + cover and all I get in the Fax monitor showing that it sent ...
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Flash freezes when I pop up the Window Menu (Windows XP)

We have various applications using flash, although we have encountered some problems when an user freezes flash , our application enters in a corrupted state because it did not received some packets ...
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Disable XP disk check using FAT32

Right now I'm using Windows XP and Macintosh on my MacBook Pro via Bootcamp. Sometimes my XP would crash and when I restarted it it would have to go through disk check, although it says I can skip it ...
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Recovering data after errant copy command?

I meant to do this: cp -rp -i /cygdrive/c/folder /cygdrive/e/anotherfolder/ But I accidentally hit enter after this: cp -p -i /cygdrive/c/folder /cygdrive/e/anotherfolder/ And now the contents ...
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DVI monitor detected only on computer startup

I've recently connected a new monitor, LG M2252D-PZ, to a rather outdated computer with Windows XP and Radeon 9600. XP has SP3 installed, video drivers are the latest version back from the times the ...
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Error 53 network path not found Windows XP

I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message network path not ...
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DV-AVI in DivX Plus Player and VirtualDub - playback issue

I have an AVI-video which I had (digitally) transferred from a DV camera to my PC. The video contains errors at the beginning most likely because the DV tape was pretty old. When playing this video ...
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Why do Pop3Client download multiple same email from POP3 Server at current times?

I could face to the problem that Pop3Clients download multiple same mail from Pop3Server at certain times .I could not find out the reason of it.Please anyone suggest me some information then i will ...
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XP SP3 issue with wireless connection

I have a fresh install of XP SP3 on my sister's laptop and the wireless connection is not working correctly. Her router is using WPA2-PSK (AES) encryption on a mixed bgn connection. The laptop ...
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XP Standby worked Windows 8 Sleep does not

In my daily routine I depended very much on Standby previously in XP. Now with Windows 8 I can enable hibernate and it seems to work - startup takes 30 seconds after a shutdown and 15 seconds after an ...
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Word 97 Printer Properties crashes

We are still using Word 97 on Windows XP and we just got a new Canon 8085 printer. The problem we have is that when we select the printer in Word 97 and click the Properties button, we get a fatal ...
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MacOS host microphone not working on WindowsXP guest VirtualBox

I need my guest Windows XP to work with the host MacOS's microphone. It all seems to be configured properly, but no audio is captured by XP. Why is that? System Configuration: Host: MacOS 10.7.4 ...
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Remote Connection Graphics Limits

I have two computers. One has Windows 7 and the other Windows XP. I'm using the Windows XP computer to connect to the Windows 7 computer through Remote Desktop Connection. The problem is I can't ...
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Windows explorer seemingly not running on startup with Windows XP

For some strange reason, the start menu, taskbar and desktop icons are not running on my computer. I can still run task manager, and the locking screen and screensaver still work. According to the ...
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Menus do not respond to mouse clicks in logmein or advanced system care on Windows XP

The menus in LogMeIn respond to the first mouse click. After that it won't respond unless I close and then reopen the Logmein menu. There is a similar problem when I run Advanced System Care. The ...
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Bat file to change group policy

Based on the answer to this question: Windows XP: is it possible to log startup and shutdown times in the system event log? I want to be able to add it to a batch file, but have no idea how to go ...
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USB 2.0 support on legacy motherboard

One of the machines I've is a 10 year old one. I can't discard it due to some sentiment (Mom). Legacy board: Mercury 810e / on board USB 1.1 Problem: USB 2.0 ALi PCI card doesn't work as it supposed ...
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Windows XP drag and drop switch focus to target

To open one or several files in a specific application i often select the file(s) in explorer and drag them to the target application. My next step is always to perform some action on the recently ...
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Automatically default back to QWERTY keyboard layout to prevent irritation to other team members?

Is there an existing script or software out there that can be run on login or logout to remove the DVORAK keyboard layout and revert to the QWERTY keyboard? I use the DVORAK keyboard layout, and I ...
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A little stuck in configuring a VPN using VMware Workstation

I'm trying to figure out how best to set up a VPN using a virtual machine (VMware Workstation 8). I have a Windows 7 host with a Windows XP virtual machine which I'm trying to use as a VPN server or ...
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Can I safely disable IEEE 802.1X from a Windows XP laptop connecting to a wireless network

Sony VAIO running Windows XP sp3 is routinely dropping its wifi connection. The wireless router itself is fine insofar as it powers several other wireless devices without incidents of drops. I've ...
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Windows XP error message: “Windows cannot find 'explorer.exe'”

In Windows XP I can open "My Computer" and see all the hard drives. I can also see the explorer.exe process running among other processes in Task Manager. But after opening "My Computer", when I ...
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Windows XP Laptop as Access Point using DLink DAP-1350 WiFi Router

I am trying to get my Windows XP Laptop with Telstra 3G internet access to act as the access point for iPad and other devices using a D-Link DAP1350 router (a mini router that I use to turn hotel ...
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Windows Vista ICS staying local only

I hope i can get some help. So here is my scenario then my question. Scenario: I have a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (Wireless and Ethernet adapter), A desktop running Windows XP ...
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This device is disabled. (Code 22) (I can't acess CD-ROM and can't use pen drive)

I am the administrator of my PC but I can not access my CD-ROM and I can not use my pen drive or ext. hard disk to transfer my documents. In device manager both show in red cross color and This ...
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Chrome sees internet connection, Spotify doesn't

I'm having a bizarre problem with an application on Windows XP. I can happily browse the internet in Chrome, but Spotify insists there is no connection available. Spotify used to work fine. Some ...
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Enable/Detect external monitor from XP command line

Is there a command line utility that can enable (and clone) an external display in Windows XP? In Windows 7, we can do C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /clone Is there an XP equivalent to ...
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Virtual Box Windows XP Image DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I am running Oracle VM Virtual Box 4.1.18 on a Windows 7 Machine and trying to start a Windows XP image. When it starts up it immediately crashes with the error DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. I did a ...
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My windows xp wireless hotspot wifi isn't working

I add the hotspot the regular way. Yet it doesn't show up as available when I try to connect to it using my other Ubuntu laptop. And nothing can connect to it. Yesterday, I successfully made it work ...
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Prevent uTorrent from downloading when disk quota is reached?

The disk quota management in Windows XP is working with uTorrent but not in the ideal way: It notifies me that the download will not be saved because disk quota is full but only upon uTorrent exit. ...
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Windows XP 64-bit hangs

I have a Windows XP x64 box showing a couple of odd behaviors. First, the system is hanging after it has been up for about ten minutes. All applications stop responding, Ctrl + Alt + Del does nothing, ...
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Shortcuts in Windows XP start menu disappeared

I have a Windows XP Professional. I have a problem with default IE6. I upgraded to IE7 but still had the problem. Then, I used revo uninstaller to uninstall IE7 and back to IE6. I did choose revo ...
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Monitering Bandwidth over lan

I am using ccproxy to moniter which computer in my house is using how much bandwidth. I created an account and set it to "Permit Only" and Authentication type "IP address". I created new account but ...
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Windows XP- Service Pack 3- Textpad 6.1 issue

I have installed Textpad 6 on my machine and whenever I open a document with textpad, a new blank tab opens by default and cursor points to the blank file. I have to manually point to my document and ...
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How to get Road Runner to autodelete mail it sends to outlook

How can I get Road Runner to delete mail after I download it to Outlook?
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Can I increase the resolution of a remote connection to my netbook?

I have a Win XP netbook with a busted internal panel, and I'm planning to repurpose it as a home server of sorts. As a first step, I installed TeamViewer (amazing cross-platform client support!) ...
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Netbeans can not search JSP files

The search in netbeans seems to only work for non-jsp files. Basically, the search will not find any results in *.jsp files. Netbeans 7.1.2 Windows XP Is it possible the computer could be too ...
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How to find out which program prevents monitor going to sleep on Windows XP?

On a machine running Windows XP I have the problem that the monitor often does not enter standby/sleep mode. I guess this is caused by some program that is running, because it reliably works if I ...
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Problems setting up VLC Sever/client streaming

I'm trying to set up a Linux machine as the server and a Windows XP machine as the client. Both machines are connected to the same local network via a Wi-Fi router. I setup the stream with the ...
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Virtual box lost files

I have been running Virtual Box on a Macbook Pro for a year or more, with an old version of Windows XP running on the virtual machine. Recently my Mac battery dies completely and I had left VB / ...
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TS Printer Redirection Issue

I am stumped by a printer redirection problem we are having on various PCs throughout our network. We use RDP (Server 2008r2) to have users log into our farm and access our ERP. Since we have ...
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VBScript how to detect hardware plugged in?

I tried searching but I can't seem to be find anything besides USB detection. I want to make a script that detects when the speaker and microphone ports has a device plugged in. Is this possible to ...
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Sharing multiple internet connections though a single server

I'm having a 3 separate Internet connections which are connected through through the router for each PC. I would like to know is it possible to combine all these connections and share the connection ...