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Questions tagged [windows-xp]

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dual boot windows 10 from a different pc's hdd

I had my old pc dual book windows xp and windows 8 Windows xp was on different hard disk WIndows 8 was on a ssd Now I removed windows8 ssd, and istalled it on aanother machinw which already has ...
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Allocate more memory for Windows XP application by system setting

ntvdm.exe = New Technology Virtual DOS Machine wowexec.exe = Windows on Windows (emulating 16 bit Windows) I'm using the 16 bit word processor Ami Pro 3.0 (fresh installation) under a virtual XP ...
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Connect to an SQL Server (MSDE 2000) on a remotely hosted virtual machine

We have this old program that requires Windows XP and SQL Server MSDE 2000. We have solved the problem by installing Windows XP in VirtualBox. When inside the premises, we access the program via MS ...
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How to allow the Guest user account to modify HKEY_CURRENT_USER in Windows XP?

As of Windows Vista, the Guest user account can add new registry keys under HKEY_CURRENT_USER. On Windows XP, however, it's not possible. You get the error "Access denied". Is there any permission, ...
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any windows xp i installed hdd speed it's 4mb

I come here because i have a weird problem, i install xp but ever i run updates even cloudy or locally the system disk and network transfer lock in 3 to 4MBps. if ran hiren's minixp the transfer of ...
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Is there is any Software like wine to run old versions of windows application/games on lastest version of windows 10? [closed]

Is there is any wine like software/emulator for windows to run windows XP or prior version of windows such as windows 95 application on latest version of windows 10?
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How do I pause and save a Windows game on a Windows guest on Virtualbox, to resume it at the exact artificial saving point after I reboot the machine?

I am using a Windows XP virtual machine as guest under Virtualbox, on a Ubuntu Linux host. I have installed an old game from an executable file. It works fine, as it was on a direct Windows machine. ...
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blank screen (w/ audio) when playing H265 on Windows XP (VLC-ripped DVD)

Am using portableapps.com version of VLC 3.04 for 32-bit Windows I used VLC to rip a DVD (to show snippets for a class I'm teaching). By rip I mean I used VLC's "save stream to a file" feature. I ...
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Need help updating firmware on Windows XP

Im currently trying to update firmware on my audio interface to the newest firmware version, however the firmware update needs to be run using a Windows XP or Mac PowerPC OS. I do not have access to a ...
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Installed XP after 7. Repair bootloader

I've installed Windows 7 and then XP (unfortunately in this order). Off course, now I have not access to Win 7 inside bootloader. Win XP starts automatically. I'm trying to find an easiest way to ...
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How to disable shift key on startup in xp?

as you know, in windows xp, there is a hidden option to temporarily stop running startup programs, you can easily hold down the shift key is there a way to disable this option? i have searched the ...
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How to statically identify sys files on which an application depends?

To help with the migration of applications off of legacy operating systems (e.g. XP) I need to identify driver (sys) files on which an application relies in order to run. This needs to be done by ...
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bypass network password to create new user

I have an old XP computer that was setup years ago on a secure network. It was setup so that the startup screen would only list the network you wanted to log into. The company gave the computer to me ...
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Flash drive: Application not found

When I try to access my flash drive by double clicking I get prompted with an Application not found. Right clicking and selecting open works... only to send me to an empty folder named E:. Clicking ...
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Access Runtime 2010 failure kernel32.dll on windows XP

From Monday so far, we're experiencing issues with installations of Microsoft Access Runtime on Windows XP Systems. It becomes impossible to execute the program. An error message depicts on Window's ...
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Windows Virtual Machine from .VHD

I have virtualised a windows machine using "Disk2VHD" from microsoft sysinternals. I then used Windows virtual machine to create a VM from the .VHD file. I ensured the "Prepare for use in VM" box was ...
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how to close and start a program from cmd in Windows XP?

I've been trying cmd commands such as "taskkill" on Windows XP and apparently they don't exist. I'd like to be able to close and open a program from the cmd because I need to connect to the Windows ...
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Adding “Copy/Move To folder” to the left side in Windows 10

Is it possible to add "Copy/Move To folder" options to the left side in Windows 10, just like in Windows XP File and Folder Tasks?
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Error loading operating system: on only one pc

I've an old industrial PC with Windows XP SP1. This PC has a 60GB IBM HDD. I've got a second HDD of that type. I did clone an backup image from this system using true image to this new HDD (all ...
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I cant ping windows xp from windows 7 but I can do the opposite

I have problems connecting windows xp pc, with windows 7 laptop that usethe same router togother, my goal is to be able to share files between the two. the pc with windows xp is connected to the ...
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Windows: emulate green CRT on modern LCD

I felt the old green phosphorous CRT very relaxing. Is there any way to emulate the monotone green of a phosphorous CRT on modern LCD monitors? Can I solve it coding a Windows theme or monitor ...
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Windows - Registry Recovery XP

I am working on an XP machine and gives me the following message just before I log in. One of the files containing the systems registry data had to be removed by use of a log or alternate copy. The ...
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How do I setup dual boot for two existing installations?

My Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is working well on a RAID array that uses HDDs. I've added an old SSD to the system and see that it has WinXP installed. There's one piece of legacy software that I would ...
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Is it possible to replace shell32.dll in Windows 7 with Windows XP's?

I was looking to theme my PC in an XP style but nowhere can I find a reliable way to replace my icons (i.e. Recycle Bin, Hard Drive, CD icons) with XP's. I was curious as to whether I could perhaps ...
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Using pirated copy of old windows versions [closed]

Is it still illegal for US citizens to install a pirated copy of Windows XP or Vista on their machines, considering those windows have reached end of life? Could one get arrested for that? Thanks for ...
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Where is the 'NET Framework Setup' key in my XP virtual machine?

I installed a virtual machine in VirtualBox from XP_mode.exe. Extracted it and used XP.vhd virtual disk in VirtualBox. Now when I open registry, there is no HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET ...
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How can I clone a boot drive onto a larger disk using Clonezilla?

I am installing a new internal hard drive into my computer that is larger than the old drive. The complication is that the old drive has the operating system partition on it. I want to clone the ...
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What is “crypt32” in Windows XP?

On my Windows XP machine I am getting an application error as follows in the event viewer: Failed extract of third-party root list from auto update cab at: http://www.download.windowsupdate.com/...
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Can I uninstall Epson Event Manager and still use my scanner?

I have discovered that Epson Event Manager (EEManager.exe) is setting up a server on my machine and listening and talking to remote locations. Obviously I don't want my scanner doing this. I have ...
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Partition holding temporary folder failed on Windows XP, how do I deal with it?

I have a Windows XP box and on boot it first complained that there was no bootable disk. After checking the power connections to the drives and they all checked out, I tried booting again and it did ...
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Running Parallels PVM file in QNAP NAS

Is it possible to run a Parallels PVM file (virtual machine) in a QNAP NAS? I am aware that QNAPs can run virtual machines but the PVM file that I have copied to my QNAP TS-653B NAS does not open.
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Speed Up Windows - Disable Services

In 2007 to 2009 there was an amazing peace of software for windows xp (but it worked perfectly for windows 7 as well) that used to display all the services running on a computer, what it was for and ...
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special laptop with DOS, XP and 7: SSD or HDD?

I am setting up a laptop with special OS and Software. OS will be DOS, Windows XP, Windows 7, drivers are available for XP. Can I use a SSD? Is it safe using a SSD? Would DOS/XP destroy the SSD if ...
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Internet Explorer couldn't work in Windows XP in an old Dell PC

I just installed windows XP into my old dell computer. After a lot of debugging (cannot detect wired or wireless cards), I could finally ping any website from the cmd window. However, there are ...
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cannot detect wired or wireless cards

I have just installed Windows XP into my PC, but it couldn’t connect to the network because it says: it cannot detect wired or wireless cards. I go to: device manager —> network adapters. I see 1394 ...
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Windows XP install using USB not booting

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop, instead of it I want to install Windows XP. I have created bootable USB using Rufus from Windows XP iso file (GetIntoPC website). My first boot device is set ...
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Can't add device in VMware

I want to add a printer in my Windows XP guest OS. But I can't add the device because the add button in settings are grayed-out. Here is my problem picture:
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Need help on an odd Windows XP situation

I know there's no support for my situation but I'm wondering how to stop the following: The system, an old computer server I use that only works with Windows XP, wouldn't boot. Upon restarting it ...
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Change old PC hard drive but keep Windows XP

I have an old, very old, HP laptop which runs Windows XP. It came installed with the PC (means that it is an OEM build, if I got it right). I'd like to replace its HDD for a better one, but I want to ...
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Windows with new Arris modem Stuck on acquiring network address

UPDATE: I have the same issue on Windows 7 with Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit. It seems to get stuck for a little less, but it still gets stuck. Are these network adapter too old? ORIGINAL POST: I have ...
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Win XP MTP drivers

I have a Lenovo vibe k5 note(a7020a48) and a k5 plus(a6020a40). I want to transfer files from the phones to my old pc which runs XP. I downloaded MTP drivers for XP. My k5 note works fine and I can ...
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windows xp installer cannot create partition in empty slot

I mainly use Linux, and have 3 partitions (which I do not want to change) on my MBR disk. I have one slot available for Windows XP, for occasional use offline, such as updating my BIOS. How do I ...
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svchost.exe eating CPU: which of these services can be the cause?

Thanks to these awesome instructions I was finally (!) able to identify the services of the svchost.exe process which eats so much of my CPU on my Windows XP Professional SP3 (Version 2002): Process ...
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How to build for XP in Visual Studio 2017?

I tried to follow Configuring Programs for Windows XP, but I have no General option under Configuration Properties. I installed Desktop development with C++ and Windows XP support for C++.
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Installation of slipstreamed Windows XP fails with on AHCI-only sytem

I am stuck on Windows XP installation on an AHCI-only SATA-controller system, and ask therefore for help. VM is also not an option because of performance issues. I have a newer laptop with Windows 10 ...
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Can I create a Windows XP recovery disk for a system if I don’t have any bootable recovery discs available?

I am a very ignorant user appealing to the most informed group of users I have ever found. I still run Windows XP on my main home computer as the most reliable system I have ever seen, and about a ...
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Are Windows XP Service Packs Cumulative?

I want to make a slipstreamed, bootable Windows XP installation CD, and I have the original installation CD that comes with no service packs. Are Windows XP service packs cumulative? In order words, ...
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automatically setting an environmental variable before invoking GUI app

I have a windows GUI app, say prog.exe, which is located in a folder in the system path. The app is not mine, and all I have is binary, so I can't change the program. I have a file type, say *.typ, ...
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Deleting Obsolete Windows 10 System Files on USB Drive

I'm having trouble trying to wipe delete files from an obsolete Windows 10 To Go installation on a USB drive I have. I've only been able to delete a fraction of the files so far, and have been ...
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Win XP shares not accessible from one Win 10 PC

I have a LAN with a bunch of different devices, Windows XP, Windows 10 Home & Pro, Linux and NAS. All of these can access each other's shares, except for one: the laptop running Win 10 Home cannot ...