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Windows Genuine Advantage Notification? by Boris[_4_]
I reinstalled XP Pro SP1a from my retail CD. I then installed SP3 from CD, which I had previously (last August 2008) downloaded from the Microsoft site. I...
October 16th 09 06:56 PM
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Windows Defender/Ad-Awa Run Both? by Boris[_4_]
I use the free version of Ad-Aware, which doesn't protect in real time. I'd like to try Windows defender. Can I run both at the same time? I use XPPro SP3.
October 16th 09 03:45 PM
by Boris[_4_] Go to last post
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Batch Script works manually...not automatically by Sixstringr1981
Hi all, I have several scripts working together for a common purpose...which is the following: 1. to create a new, local account on a machine with Windows...
October 15th 09 10:05 PM
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system restore has been turned off by group policy by snomann
That's the error message I get when I try to activate system restore. It also says "To turn on System Restore, contact your Domain administrator." I have a...
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October 15th 09 09:19 PM
by John Wunderlich Go to last post
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malicious software removal tool by lopar
Every month, around the 15th, my profile settings are corrupted and I have to do a system restore to get them back. The system generated restore point...
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October 15th 09 08:16 PM
by Jim[_30_] Go to last post
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user accounts by DaveG
I have a system running Win XP Home and when I open Control Panel - User Accounts ther are no user accounts listed. ???? I have started the system in safe...
October 15th 09 05:51 PM
by Leonard Grey[_3_] Go to last post
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Accessing the security tab on a partitioned drive by bud21
Hi there, I've just discovered a problem that I never noticed before. We have 1hard drive in our PCs partitioned so the C drive is the system partition and...
October 15th 09 04:45 PM
by bud21 Go to last post
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Microsoft Security Essentials by JD
Running Windows XP SP 3. I've just learned of the new free program from MS. If I understand correctly, I should uninstall my current (and paid-up) A-V program...
October 15th 09 06:06 AM
by JD Go to last post
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NO administrator account by help
My daughter had access to my husbands and sons computer and left home but not before deleting me as administrator from it and making all other accounts...
October 13th 09 04:49 PM
by Malke[_2_] Go to last post
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My user account says "Administrator", but doesn't act like it by BW
My user account shows my name and then says "Administrator". But when I run some programs (like spybot), it says that I must be an administrator to perform...
October 10th 09 11:12 PM
by Shenan Stanley Go to last post
2 519
How to read disk from crashed PC by mijewen
Folks, My desktop PC had two users, both with passwords, for my daughter and myself. There was also a shared directory where we stored files that we...
October 10th 09 10:58 PM
by John Wunderlich Go to last post
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A policy to stop Internet usage by Terry
Using Windows XP Professional on a Windows 2000 Server Domain; how can I best prohibit users from using the Internet (except for one weather web site)?...
October 10th 09 03:17 PM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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tidserv backdoor rouge virus on netbook by shaun
i have recently had problems connecting to internet, using backup recovery, system restore and enabling my norton anti-virus software. Eventually i got my...
October 9th 09 10:55 PM
by Anteaus Go to last post
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Getting Rid Of Logon Screen by Abradaxis
Windows XP Professional, SP3, IE7 I was always logging on to my (personal) pc without any password. It just blew past the briefly displayed Welcome screen and...
October 8th 09 10:26 PM
by Abradaxis Go to last post
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Windows Firewall by LB
I have tried to turn off my firewall but it won't turn off. I am going through Controll Panel, Windows Firewall, then clicking the button to turn off the...
October 7th 09 06:08 AM
by Shenan Stanley Go to last post
1 511
Advice on restricting local removable media access? by FM
I'd be interested in advice on how to lock out removable media on Windows XP Pro, on a per-user basis. This is for a shared home machine, not in a domain;...
October 6th 09 04:23 PM
by Malke[_2_] Go to last post
3 480
Printing permission on home network by KAC
I am unable to print on my home network printer after trying to set up shared documents folders using Computer Management under the Administration Tools tab....
October 6th 09 03:55 PM
by KAC Go to last post
2 614
IE8 shutting down after DEP pops up on Windows XP by Daire
Hi, I'm using windows XP and whenever I try to launch IE8 the Data Execution prevention window pops causing the browser to close. I've removed the DEP but now...
October 6th 09 02:38 PM
by Leonard Grey[_3_] Go to last post
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how to disable Double click by amt2008
how to disable Double click when users trying to open flash memory or external drive and insteade exeploring the flash to prevent autorun viruses infection...
October 5th 09 04:43 AM
by John Wunderlich Go to last post
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File permissions by defunct
I have been getting the "Access Denied" message repeatley for my home user and am unable to take ownership in in the safe mode administrator account. I am...
October 4th 09 05:38 PM
by Shenan Stanley Go to last post
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