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No Recovery Console option on Windows XP CD boot

It jumps straight to partitions window: But I need this screen: So what is it? I got this friend PC that gets BSOD on load and I am planning to run the Recovery Console on his Windows XP SP3 ...
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How to (re)set permissions for a Service in Windows XP

I have a client XP machine that logs onto the network via dial-up connection. In the process of identifying and removing a worm on the client, the permissions for Remote Access Connection Manager got ...
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unxutils zsh on wide terminal

I'm usually working on linux, but am now forced to use windows (xp). In search of a usable shell, I installed unxutils. They provide a zsh and when used with the default setup it works nicely. But ...
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Windows XP not recognizing my 4TB WD harddrive

Just now got Western Digital 4TB hard drive. WD4003FZEX. I have Windows XP and I know there is no straight forward solution in XP to make use of entire 4TB. Is there any workaround in XP to make use ...
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Can I find, open, view a MFT (master file table) in Windows XP?

I understand NTFS maintains a "MFT zone" on the hard disk, where it stores the Master File Table. After a crash and quick reformat in Windows XP, it's still possible to recover plenty of files. ...
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Workgroup connection issue (windows xp and 7)

I have created an account to share files on a Windows 7 computer (C:\Users\share), and have mounted this directory as drive N:\ on other Windows XP computers (3), and the 7 computer (for convenience). ...
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XP unable to hibernate with system installed on LSI controller?

I'm trying to build a workbench machine that will multi-boot all sorts of OSes, one of which will be XP32, SP3. So first up, please don't tell me how silly it is to be installing this nowadays, ...
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what is dllhost.exe in windows xp, and can I delete it?

I'm trying to figure out what are all processes working right now in the task manager of my computer (Windows xp). I'm wondering what does dllhost.exe actually does and if I can get rid of it without ...
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Windows xp pro admin account locked out [duplicate]

For some reason my xp machine was using a user callcomp1, even though I had the main user set up as me. When I went into users it only showed one user. So, to get rid of this is I ran Userpasswords2 ...
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what is csrss exe in windows xp, and can I delete it?

I'm trying to figure out what are all processes working right now in the task manager of my computer (Windows xp). I'm wondering what does csrss.exe actually does and if I can get the rid of it ...
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How to connect Windows XP to printer connected to Windows 10 Pro

I can see the printer, but I get “Permission denied.” I add everyone, guest, guests, set all privileges for all and always the same: “Permission denied.” Not only home, but professional also can’t ...
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Older app works only when running from compatibilty troubleshooter

I have updated to Windows 10 form Windows 8.1 and Corel Photopaint 12 will not run with error: Failed to install ISKernel files I have tried setting compatibility of the shortcut to Windows 7 ...
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How to upload a file from WinXP PC to Ubuntu server?

I have tried to login through putty and then use sftp inside a linux environment to transfer a file to server, but not successful. I also do not know how to write local file address/path correctly.
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how do I connect windows xp and windows 7 virtual machines to wifi

I managed to get windows 7 and windows xp up and running on a virtual machine. I want to link them to my alfa adapter, like kali linux. I don't think I have the drivers installed on either vm. Is ...
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How do I use a prebuilt virtual machine?

I downloaded prebuilt virtual machines of Windows 7 and XP. I'm trying to run them in VMware, but I don't know how to use a prebuilt VM. How do I get them to work?
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How to overwrite 0 sector under Windows XP?

Is there any built in Windows XP command or other utility which will let me overwrite sector 0, so the OS will be non-bootable?
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Automate set up and driver installs on Windows 7

I have to set up a large amount of PCs all with a fresh install of Windows 7 or XP, all with the same settings using the options in the control panel, and all with similar hardware drivers. The only ...
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Windows XP + new motherboard => the OS is installed, but the system doesn't boot

I wanted to upgrade my PC, so I've: bought and installed a new hard drive, and copied all the partitions from the old drive to the new one (using the old system) bought and installed a new ...
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Is there a way to make an external hard drive appear as internal in Windows XP?

Title says it all, how can I make Windows XP treat my external hard-drive as an internal (system) hard drive? I'm trying to install an application that will only accept an internal hard drive but I ...
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Netsh command on Windows XP

When trying to change default gateway on windows xp on vm machine using the following command: set address name="Local Area Connection" source=dhcp addr=192.168.25.22 mask=255.255.255.0 gateway=192....
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ATI Radeon HD5770 WinXP infinite loop

I've seen my video card's driver (ati2dvag.dll) entering an infinite loop every time DirectDraw is called (that is, launching an app like Internet browser, a D3D-enabled game etc.). If such action is ...
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Reboot loop after loading (BAD_POOL_CALLER 0x000000C2)

A relative brought me his computer that doesn’t boot. It is a Windows XP SP3 computer. It restarts after the Windows XP black loading screen, resulting in a reboot loop. It is possible to enter safe ...
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GoToMeeting client XP SP3 and 7

Anyone know if there is any compatibility issue of GoToMeeting desktop application between Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7 x64. In recent days, I found that if I host a GoToMeeting session from a ...
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How do I view the duration of MP4 files in Explorer on XP?

When displaying the Duration column in a folder window with MP4 videos, it is blank. I am aware that there is no native support for this filetype in Windows XP. This answer is related, but only gives ...
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How to create sector by sector image from live Windows?

I need to create image from live Windows XP, which later will be restored using linux dd command. Unfortunately I can't boot linux there to make that clone, for technical reasons. So the only way ...
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Input signal out of range after reinstalling Windows XP

Hi i have recently got a second hand HP desktop which was running XP when i got it. When i first brought it home i booted it up on the monitor(hp vs17) that i got with it and everything was fine. ...
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How can I transfer files from Windows XP PC to Windows 8.1 PC?

I need help to transfer my files from my old computer that has Windows XP to my new PC that has WIndows 8.1. I know it will be easier to just buy an external hard drive but I'm not able to do that ...
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How to enable WebGL on Chrome on XP?

My GPU is a NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS. According to NVIDIA, OpenGL® 2.1 Optimizations and Support: Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications. If I understand it ...
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How to permanently change the default gateway on Windows

I'm trying to change default gateway in both Windows 7 and Windows XP by deleting previous gateway and assigning a new one. After reboot the changes are reverted and I get the deleted gateway ...
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Print a list of all fonts used in all documents in a directory

Suppose you have a directory which contains (perhaps in sub-directories) Word 2000 (.doc) files. Now I want to analyze which fonts are actually used by a specific user. So, how can I scan this ...
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VM Ware Windows XP Mode failed to import

Im having trouble when importing Windows XP Mode in VM Ware. When I click "Import Windows XP Mode VM" then click Import, it says "Failed to import Windows XP Mode" with no following explanation. My ...
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Windows XP SP3: browser timeouts sometimes

I have a good internet connection. I connect to the router directly (UTP). If I start an infinitive ping, it always answers, no timeouts. Now when I try to use a browser (whichever), sometimes when I ...
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record/replay debugging i7-3610qm

I am running VMWare 7 + Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7 ultimate x64 as a host and Windows XP SP3 32bit as a guest on i7-3610qm. But when attempt to run record/replay function VMWare says that I have ...
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Backup and easy USB restoration for XP

I have 6 networks. Two(2) to ten(10) PCs on each network that need to have the ability to restore from a crashed HDD with minimal downtime. They are mission critical machines. On going backups are ...
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How to display emails from a specific contact in text plain

I'm recieving emails in html from a specific contact, but I want to receive only from him mails in plain text. I have checked the box in Tool > Trusted Center > Email Security > []Read all standard ...
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How can I connect my Windows XP computer to my modern Comcast WIFI router?

Just today I picked up an older computer running Windows XP. I have a comcast xfinity router that runs wifi on my regular laptops but this new computer only has an ethernet port. Plugged the ethernet ...
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How to suppress network configuration dialog in BartPE?

Is there any way to suppress Network Configuration Dialog and have it set DHCP silently? I am trying to build ISO image which doesn't need any user interaction and will run some actions from autoexec....
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How to connect to printer (different subnet)

How to connect Windows XP SP3 (192.168.4.10) to printer attached to Windows 10 Pro (192.168.3.54) Printer is shared, in firewall rules Share files and printers remote range are extended with 192.168....
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How do I virtualize a physical machine, and be able to put the image back on the real machine?

Can I convert a physical machine running Windows (XP, 7, etc) to an exact copy virtual machine, make modifications on it and be able to put it back on the physical machine if I need it? The OP adds ...
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How to install Windows XP directly on a new-ish laptop when it says ACPI is non-compliant?

When I try to install Windows XP (don't ask...) on a new-ish laptop (Lenovo Y410p), its text-mode portion installs correctly, but then when I try to boot it afterwards so that it can continue with the ...
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Windows 7 Error Windows cannot access \\Computer

I have four computers on my home network: a 2003 Server in the domain NETCON, a desktop XP machine, a laptop XP machine and a laptop 7 machine. All the machines can see each other on the network. All ...
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Instead of Disk, may just BURN my computer

I have an old HP Compaq 6710B laptop which ran XP-PRO-SP3 32bit (x86) as sole OS. It has an un-bootable 160gb HDD and a HP (2008) Model No.UJ-861 HHC-A DVD=RW Drive. I also have a Dell Latitude E6430 ...
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Firefox is not responding any more - can I clear cache from command line or how to save the session?

I'm using Firefox (current version) on Windows XP. Unfortunately, after a a longer "internet research session" Firefox is not responding any more and its windows are not really displayed any more. I ...
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Finding pdf file in cache memory

Whenever we open a PDF file in internet (But do not save it ), in which section of the computer that PDF is stored (windows XP ,Firefox)? I did not find that file in temporary file folder or cache ...
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XP press ctrl alt del to begin just flashes as though esc was held down

I have an xp laptop here that is doing some weird stuff. When you press ctrl+alt+del to login the screen just flashes but never goes to the login screen. It acts as though esc was being held down at ...
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What is a virtual optical disk file and how do you create one?

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtualBox and I have finished the whole process of specifying the size, the name, etc. However, when I try to power on the machine it tells me: "...
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Is it possible to install TAP-Windows virtual OpenVPN network driver in a completely unattended manner?

The TAP-Windows is a network driver used by OpenVPN to establish remote connections. It is included on its main GUI installer, but it prompts to the user to accept unsigned driver. OpenVPN ...
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Utility for monitoring internet usage in windows per process/application [closed]

I am using a limited internet data pack in my windows XP system. The problem is there is a background process or a malware which is eating up the data. I can see a continued internet usage, probably a ...
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A laptop key stuck, on log logon, how can I determine which key is it?

On the Windows XP login, the password text box is being typed automatically, it appears a key is stucked everytime I boot. I'm able to login to Windows so I open Notepad immediately to determine which ...
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Windows XP Home instalation stops after first reboot [closed]

I have a problem. I must instal Windows XP home edition but when. Problem is instalation stops after copying files and first reboot. I have ASUS P5GC-MX motherboard and SATA drive. I did format and ...