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Windows Media Player remnant by Ron Hardin
Windows media player apparently, having been used in a format emergency to play a DVD instead of VLC player, apparently leaves something running that prevents...
May 14th 19 09:17 PM
by JJ[_11_] Go to last post
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Standby and Backup Oddity by John Dulak[_2_]
After doing a full system backup with HDClone from within Windows XP sp3 I noticed something odd. I keep this desktop on a short leash for power going into...
April 26th 19 11:28 AM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Leafnode placeholder for group microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support by Leafnode
This server is running leafnode, which is a dynamic NNTP proxy. This means that it does not retrieve newsgroups unless someone is actively reading them. If...
February 21st 19 03:24 AM
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Modern Videos on XP? by Ron Hardin
A lot of new youtube videos won't play on XP with Firefox. Is there something I ought to be downloading to see the videos? (Youtube seems to convert some...
January 8th 19 02:57 AM
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Adding XP to 2000 PC by Scooter
I've to this old Win2000 machine that I would like to installed XP. Specs are below. Is there anything here that would prevent XP from running on it? Also,...
June 15th 18 04:33 AM
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Please HELP: XP will not install after format with Ubuntu gparted by freenews.netfront.net[_2_]
So I originally had Win10 running on a client's Compaq laptop. It was a bit top heavy(and very buggy) so I installed Ubuntu. Clean and VERY fast. but the...
March 23rd 18 12:24 AM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Internet Time Job? XP by Ron Hardin
Can I change the internet time setting? There must be a job scheduled somewhere that I could (automatically, bash available via Cygwin) edit. I'd like it...
March 14th 18 12:40 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Moving Yahoo Emails to OE6 by Newgene McMensa
Moving Yahoo Emails to OE6 Anyone know a reliable way to do move about a few thousand emails from Yahoo to my desktop? I searched a lot the last few days and...
June 6th 17 01:47 AM
by Newgene McMensa Go to last post
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INF file txtsetup.sif is corrupt or missing status 32768 by Chris Mullineux
When attempting to install XP Home on a fdisked hard drive getting the following message "INF file txtsetup.sif is corrupt or missing status 32768" Any help...
May 19th 17 02:27 AM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Gradual out of disk space - fidbox.dat by Ron Hardin
In case anybody didn't know about it, there's a remnant from some popular virus scanner that gives you a growing file that eventually gets big enough to...
5 1,880
How do you shut down the magnifier on google maps? by Microsoft.public.Windowsxp.help_and_support
On Monday, 20 March 2017 05:27:48 UTC+8, wrote: I Can't get the google map magnifier off my screen. HELP!
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Manually setting a STATIC IP in WinXP Pro by Richard Owlett[_2_]
I have two Lenovo laptops. One running WinXP Pro. The other runs Linux. I wish to create a minimal network. It will consist of only those two...
January 19th 17 07:52 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Serial Port (USB)? by Ron Hardin
How do I send and receive ascii on a USB serial port? It's to and from a Drake R8B shortwave receiver, and just to set the time of day etc, twice a...
December 23rd 16 05:53 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
4 1,641
Can't Browse After FreshInstall by Boris[_4_]
This is a Dell E510, 32 bit, which came with the OEM (Orange) "Windows Media Center 2005 Edition with Update Rollup 2". At some point in it's life, Windows...
December 13th 16 02:45 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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How to prevent microsoft to forced me to change password every month? by [email protected]
How can I get my xbf to stop changing my pass words on my cell phone
November 30th 16 03:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Disk copying? by Ron Hardin
If I use the regular XP utilities to copy a (failing) external HD to another HD, 1. Are file dates preserved? Or does the new HD get today's date, that...
November 22nd 16 07:48 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 dumping old secure certificate data by The Doctor[_2_]
Does anyone know how to erase / drop an old certificate that is cached in Windows Ouutlook 2010 ? -- Member - Liberal International This is ...
October 8th 16 09:47 PM
by The Doctor[_2_] Go to last post
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Is anyone else getting hard computer lock ups with this month's MRT.exe's full scans? by Ant[_2_]
In microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support Ant wrote: In microsoft.public.windowsxp Ron Hardin wrote: ...
July 23rd 16 09:20 PM
by Ant[_2_] Go to last post
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Malicious Software Removal Tool MRT.exe bogus infected files? by Ron Hardin
MRT.exe, if you run it explicitly (say download it after the second Tuesday from Microsoft instead of getting it from Windows Update) during its scan...
June 11th 16 08:40 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
2 2,339
Windows XP Administrator Password by [email protected]
Hi everyone. First time post c. maybe a silly question. I'm trying to install TrendMicro and the installation routine keeps asking me for an Administrator...
April 24th 16 02:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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