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Undeletable folders copied from Windows XP

Background A while ago, I backed up someone's user folder on Windows XP to my hard drive (NTFS). I later deleted this folder off my hard drive, but five folders stayed behind: My Documents\Calenders ...
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UNetBootin requiring a missing dwmapi.dll?

I downloaded UNetbootin for Windows from here, and am trying to use it on a machine running Windows XP. I get the error: This application has failed to start because dwmapi.dll was not found. Re-...
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How can I enable wireless on my Clevo Zeus laptop?

I've gotten a laptop from around 2002, labeled "Clevo Zeus". It supposedly has wireless support: The chassis has a LED indicator for it. But with the currently-installed OS (Windows XP), I ...
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How do I recover my missing spooled printer files

I hope someone can help. For sometime I have had paper pick-up mechanism printer problems because there aren't any rubber roller spares for my A3 QMS2060 laser printer. I have been printing urgent ...
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Can't dual boot Win 10 and XP

I can't install Windows XP. IF I try, at the first moment, the PC will reboot and boot to Windows 10 (default). How do I install WIn XP without the PC self-rebooting? IF I do it in VMware, I get a ...
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How to upgrade my Acer Aspire one that has windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8 upgrade to windows 10

so I was give an Acer Aspire One that has Windows XP on it as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. I would like to upgrade it to Windows 10, so that way I can make it my personal computer and hopefully ...
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Reliable way to move WinXP OS to a new hard drive

I mostly use Arch Linux, but I have an older Windows XP computer that recently has had some blocks go bad on the C drive that has the OS and a lot the program files and settings. The drive still boots,...
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Windows Embedded Standard 2009 FBA crash

I've got a WES 2009 image that I am testing on a Pentium Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM. I am using the image in a triple boot config with Windows Xp and Windows 7. The image is not made by me, so I don't ...
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Print to file from DOS 16-bit app

I have a legacy app which uses IPX/SP for networking and is a 16-bit DOS application. No access to source code, cannot change anything. The only way I can run it is under Windows XP. Trying to ...
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failed to access perfctr msr when trying to open clonezilla on vm

After I created a copy of my old Windows XP 32 bit intel system with Clonezilla, I wanted to create a VirtualBox where I would install this image. But the Problem I encounter is that, whenever I start ...
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Shuttle SS51G no audio devices in device manager (Realtek AC'97)

I've got a Shuttle SS51G with onboard Realtek AC'97 audio. I downloaded the latest drivers from Shuttle's website, as well as the last official driver package I could find. Neither of them seem to be ...
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Do hotfixes that span multiple product versions need to be reinstalled if a newer version is installed later?

Microsoft has a hotfix for KB2964358 as further described in MS14-021. This security update is for the following systems: Systems that are running Internet Explorer versions 6 through 10. Systems ...
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Windows XP Pro x64 will not complete installation via USB (can't find NT5INF.CAT)

I'm trying to install Windows XP Pro 64-bit to and older HP desktop where oddly, the AMD CPU isn't supported by Windows 7 x64 (and apparently, later versions of Windows Vista). I was using the Rufus ...
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WinXP BSOD when run on Qemu

I have an old virtual machine on virtual box with WinXP, I converted it on raw qemu format, I tried to run this image on Win10 and on Debian but I have this BSOD. This is the command line on Windows I ...
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Have you heard of using 2 different disc to bring computer back from the dead?

So virus got XP laptop. I had to use the XP disc not for it to get to the repair section to format. Then back to the Disc meant for it to put Windows in. That as went up to partially loading windows ...
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How to I make an old parallel printer work on Windows 10?

Printer Epson EPL-5700 serial port only. Emulator software: LJ4,GL2, ESCP2, FX, I239X Laptop Windows 10. Parallel to USB adapter. USB print Support detected. Can't install printer driver as it's not ...
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Windows XP recreating deleted profiles and not booting properly

I stumbled upon a Windows XP drive that needed repairing a while back, and after months of troubleshooting, I got it working. I created a fresh install and then manually placed in each folder from the ...
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Windows 10 Error after XP MBR fix

Today I repaired a Windows XP drive, but couldn't boot into it. So I thought that fixing the MBR from an XP USB would help. Once I fixed the MBR, the problem still continued. I tried booting into my ...
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Old HP pavilion zt-1000 laptop running Windows XP won't connect to ethernet network. What am I missing?

I tried auto assigning my network address and every network wizard in Windows. I tried assigning a static IP and subnet in the range of my local network. I still can't even ping the router. I want to ...
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How to delete the PosReady 2009 upgrade regkey in Windows XP?

It is well know that adding these lines Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\WPA\PosReady] "Installed"=dword:00000001 to a Windows XP SP3 installation, will allow ...
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VirtualBox XP SP3 guest doesn't run in Windows 10?

I have a .ova file(virtual machine export format) containing an XP SP3 VM and imported with VirtualBox 6.1.16 and the VM seems to boot but then hang up taking like 80% of CPU resources. Also it seems ...
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Setting the file modified time to show seconds in Explorer [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to set Windows Explorer Details View to allow the file modified time to show the number of seconds? This used to work in old Win XP. Since the wizards at MS seemed to have removed ...
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Old hard drive from Win XP machine does not show the files I am looking for

I had an old XP machine. took out hard drive and kept it in safe place. Now I need to get my photos from this drive. I connected it to my WIn10 machine using USB-SATA cable, and no luck, cannot find ...
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Windows XP BSOD and Boot loop (Potential driver issue.)

I'm sorry if this seems like a duplicate question, but I've been stuck on this. My WinXP machine has been experiencing a specific BSOD lately, with the STOP code; 0x0000007b (0xBACC3528, 0xC0000034, ...
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winXP to VM because of hardware changes in 21century 2020/2021

its 2021; maja where wrong with 2012, we are still alive but corona! :-/ i still have a migration problem: A native winXP needs to become to a VM because of hardware changes. what to do? how to? i ...
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Wireless printer connected in windows 10 but not detected in xp browser

I have a HP Ink Tank Wireless 415 printer and it is connected to my laptop successfully. Functional for anything wanting to be printed on the laptop normally. The problem now is, due to working from ...
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How can I clone a PC hard drive into a bigger hard drive?

I have an older PC hard drive with an WinXP operating system on it. The drive has some bad blocks. I want to clone the hard drive onto a new drive which is larger using linux. What is the procedure ...
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VirtualBox: Windows XP BSOD 0x0000007B

I tried to install Windows XP x86 in Oracle VirtualBox v6.0.14 After (seemingly) successful installation, on first (and each) boot BSOD with 0x0000007B occurs, which indicates that Windows is not ...
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Macrium Reflect 7 Free on WinXP - Replicated Nonfunctional Macrium Recovery Boot Menu Entries

I had a failing HDD on an old WinXP SP3 machine, and used Macrium Reflect 7 Free (plus SpinRite 6 and Beyond Compare) to salvage the OS and data and clone/copy them onto a new HDD. Multiple steps ...
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Drivers for PCI-GPIB IEEE 488.2 PCI card?

If anyone has drivers for PCI-GPIB IEEE 488.2 (National Instruments Manufacturer) card can you share it please. I am trying to install the drivers for this card (1998). The card is old since I would ...
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Repair Windows XP installation (0x000000ED and 0x0000007B)

I have an old Toshiba Tecra A3x portatil computer with Windows XP. I had to switch it off by unplugging the power cord after the SO hanged. Since then the computer doesn't start. It shows the awful ...
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Run 2005 Windows XP game

I have a reddit post on it, but will go over my issue again. I have this 2005 game (bet on soldier: black-out saigon) that requires the following: I have solved some dll missing problems and I have ...
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How can I migrate a Windows XP install to VM (P2V) if the Windows XP machine no longer works?

I have a POS (point of sales) system on which is installed Windows XP. The original computer no longer works — the computer no longer works but the hard drive works 100% fine — and I wish to ...
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Is it possible through group policy to disable NLA for specific computer

I have a test environment consisting of a windows server (2019) install that I am trying to remote into from a windows xp sp2 install. (the reason I am doing this is simply a testing grounds to better ...
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Install XP on SATA drive

So I’ve been trying to install Windows XP on my HP Pavilion dv6-6c48us laptop, which uses a SATA drive, and so far I have not been successful. I’ve tried slipstreaming uniata drivers http://alter.org....
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Is it Possible to spoof browser user agent in Windows XP to get web.whatsapp.com running?

I am still running Windows XP and want to access whatsapp web ( web.whatsapp.com). Obviously I can get to the latest and greatest versions of browsers on Windows XP (Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge all ...
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Trying to install Windows XP, error shows up: CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code 4

So I made an executable to run a Windows XP IMA file, but it just keeps on showing this error: CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code 4 I tried expanding the size of the CD image, but it just kept on ...
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Windows 10 connecting to Windows NT 4.0 “The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection”

I have a Windows 10 Pro 2004 desktop computer attempting to connect to a Windows NT 4.0 computer and throwing the error: The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection I receive the error ...
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HP Windows XP Restore Fully Operational

Read my profile for better understanding why a sane person wishes to do this. If you are will to help me I will be ever so grateful. So I have an old HP Windows XP edition. Starting from a D: drive ...
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Troubleshooting BSOD error 0x000000c5 (0x00010003, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0xB05515A1) on Windows XP

A BSOD error 0x000000c5 (0x00010003, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0xB05515A1) occurred in Windows XP while my device was running. After power cycling also the error persisted. I tried to boot into safe ...
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Can I run an app built with .net framework 4.7 on Windows XP

Im building a vb.net WPF application on Visual Studio. The app targets .Net framework 4.7. Some of my customers might run my app on their Windows XP machine. According to Microsoft XP doesn't support ....
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Installing XP, no USB boot, no network driver [closed]

Am trying to install Win XP on an Aopen Digital Engine, using PXE (Serva). There is no option to boot from USB. Have already tried to move the HD to another machine, but that did not work (after ...
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HP Compaq i5000 Embedded XP on RAM drive

I have an HP Compaq i5000 thin client running embedded Windows XP in a RAM drive. I would like to back up the system, then do an install to a new same kind of thin client. Can someone provide the ...
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Windows XP on a USB

Is there a way to install a Windows XP copy to an USB or are there any modified Windows XP installers that would work on a USB? Not a setup on the USB, an OS on the USB. Edit: I mean a USB Flash drive
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Windows: How to reset the administrator password? [duplicate]

I Have a Windows XP VMWare Fusion image whose admin password is not known. How can I reset to recover the password?
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Can you stop a chkdsk operation on a usb drive? [duplicate]

This is an external WD 1TB drive. It is attached to a Dell Optiplex 745 running windows xp, sp 3 with only 4 GB of RAM. is there anyway to stop chkdsk on this drive without hurting the file structure ...
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How can you tell if Windows XP is 64bit or 32bit if you only have the partition/filesystem on a hard drive?

I'm currently doing my father a favor and setting up an Oracle VM with WinXP on a Win10 host PC. I have the old SSD with his original WinXP partition from some years ago. The data was saved and is ...
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Computer beeps twice when a particular program starts

My computer is displaying some odd behavior. It is an old Windows XP box. It beeps twice, but just when a particular program (Idea IntelliJ) starts. I know that two short beeps on startup generally ...
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Seattle Lab Mail (SLmail) 5.5 port tcp/110 down after being fuzzed in Immunity

Whenever I fuzz the SLmail POP3 service with Immunity debugger and want to restart (Immunity > Debug > Restart) the process tcp/110 port is going to be down even though the process is still ...
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nl equivalent command in windows?

I know there is an alternative such as http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/coreutils.htm or Cygwin in Windows. But, is there any built-in command in Windows equivalent to Linux nl? Here is the ...

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