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Win.ini was over written by Andy[_16_]
A calculator program overwrote my win.ini and sys.ini. It should have appended it instead. Are those used anymore ?
March 18th 13 12:35 AM
by Andy[_16_] Go to last post
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Removing Local Area Connection by Dennis
I have a Local Area Connection (for the laptop's onboard LAN hardware) that I can't get rid of. The hardware was damaged years ago during an electrical storm,...
March 17th 13 11:38 PM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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Files that affect images by G.F.
In this forum there are some experts/MVPs. I hope they are expert enough to answer me. I NEED to know what files of XP affect the visualization of images...
March 17th 13 10:10 AM
by JJ[_9_] Go to last post
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Where is my Skype password stored. by micky[_2_]
I have Skype on my home computer, and just got a laptop I want to install Skype there too but when I went to use my current email address and password, it...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 17th 13 03:06 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Print screen / paint problem. by Evertonian
Please could some kind soul tell me how to save a screenshot, from media player, as a jpeg ? I've clicked "prtscrn" on a paused image (media player, XP OS),...
March 16th 13 02:14 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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CHKDSK: no Winlogon result by Terry Pinnell[_2_]
A couple of days ago I did a chkdsk C: /r and as usual the results could afterwards be studied in Event Viewer Application Winlogon. Yesterday I started a...
March 16th 13 02:05 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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Microsoft Update Or IE8? by Barry Bruyea[_2_]
I can't get on the Microsoft Update Site today. It just tells me it has encountered and error and gives three choices of vanilla choices for help...that...
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March 15th 13 10:59 PM
by Barry Bruyea[_2_] Go to last post
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How do I restore Acer eRecovery to its initial state, asking to make backups by micky[_2_]
I hope you know something about Acer or something generic that can help me. How do I restore Acer eRecovery to its initial state, where it asked the user to...
March 14th 13 08:06 PM
by dg1261 Go to last post
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Question Concerning Ceating a XP Bootable USB? by [email protected]
I have tried Bart PE (PE Builder) twice and have failed. I have even tried it with to different USBs, one 8GB, one 16GB. In both cases an error was...
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March 14th 13 06:45 AM
by Bill in Co Go to last post
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Mystery Of The "Registry Clean'. by Barry Bruyea[_2_]
I have three programs that are used to clean the Registry. One of them, jv16 I've used for years and it has been very reliable. The problem I've been having...
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March 13th 13 03:37 PM
by Ken Blake, MVP[_4_] Go to last post
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does anyone know of an easy way to delete duplicate files by Cliff
i have around 6000 duplicate files and i am going to give myself an aneurysm if i have to delete 1 by 1 if anyone has a simple fast way i be most grateful
March 13th 13 11:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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No icons on bootup by Rick Morrison
I am having a problem getting my screen icons to come up after a reboot. I am running XP SP3 with all updates on a Dell quad core processor and 4 gb....
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 13th 13 01:18 AM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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RPC settings by Terry Pinnell[_2_]
I'm puzzled by a couple of things when I open the Services dialog for Remote Procedure Call (RPC). 1. Why are these settings greyed out? It means I could not...
March 11th 13 12:50 PM
by Terry Pinnell[_2_] Go to last post
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Changing browsers by KenK
I'm getting very tempted to replace my Firefox browser (19) in XP Home. Suggestions? Preferably, I'd like something that upgrades by itself without any fuss...
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March 9th 13 05:40 PM
by KenK Go to last post
17 1,139
How many years to download by [email protected]
How many years will it take to download the entire internet using a 56K modem on dialup?
March 9th 13 04:31 AM
by Andy[_16_] Go to last post
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Best free Sound Recorder for WinXP? by Robert Macy[_2_]
Anybody recommend a good sound recorder that acts a little like the one provided by MS? but not limited to 60 seconds. Would like FREE, runs on WinXP, small,...
March 8th 13 05:46 PM
by Robert Macy[_2_] Go to last post
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More about Product Key by micky[_2_]
Perhaps you remmeber that the Product Key on the bottom of my friend's laptop was damaged, and the first character could not be read. And iirc you all assure...
March 8th 13 05:21 PM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
1 152
Different answers from Linux and Windows by Andy[_16_]
Linux is telling me my hard drive is failing, but Windows doesn't see any major problems. I have not lost any info or had any software problems. I used HDD...
March 8th 13 03:41 PM
by Ben Myers[_7_] Go to last post
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Selective Uninstaller? by Bill in Co[_2_]
Is anyone aware of a uninstall program that can do a selective, and somewhat manual or guided, uninstall, and NOT rely on either the windows Add-Remove or...
March 7th 13 10:11 AM
by Bill in Co Go to last post
2 181
Xcopy sometimes fails by G.F.
Dear geeks, I do backups from C: to E: by a simple Xcopy. There is a drawback: sometimes Xcopy doesn't copy all the files it should copy. Some files are...
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March 6th 13 01:22 PM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
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