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Display not powering off by Ron Hardin
An occasional (Dell) laptop sometimes goes through a period of not turning off the display even though there's no manual activity. The display is set to...
April 29th 13 12:49 AM
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problem opening encrypted excel and word files by GS
This problem has just appeared since last week: I have some encrypted files (using the normal NTFS folder encryption feature) but now when I try to open the...
April 25th 13 02:17 AM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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Advanced Install files - removable? by masonc
My XP has an Advanced Installer hidden directory on all drives. I don't know how they got there. (I have 20 partitions.) They contain a lot of bytes. I can...
April 25th 13 01:41 AM
by GS Go to last post
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Dual screen: One desktop, one not. How to do ? by R.Wieser
Hello All, I would like to attach a second screen to my 'puter, but do not want to stretch my desktop to that second screen (one is a monitor, the other is...
April 21st 13 01:40 PM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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Lost German letters e.g. üöä on a e.g. Danish keyboard by [email protected]
Basically it works like this: I press the dots next to enter (where also acute and tilde are) and the the letter I need as uoa as in the header I have danish...
April 7th 13 05:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Windows XP SP3 Restore Problem by silkunicorn
Hello, My desktop with Windows XP SP3 just crashed after Microsoft Update on Tuesday. Luckily I have a backup in my external drive. I have reinstalled XP and...
March 25th 13 01:20 AM
by philo [_4_] Go to last post
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Repair/Re-Install Windows XP by Merryterry
My Packard Bell Desktop came with XP installed and the re-install XP on a separate section of the hard drive. Unfortunatly the whole hard drive failed some...
March 23rd 13 10:33 PM
by John Go to last post
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Is it safe to delete Prefetch files in C;\Windows\ Prefetch by ECLiPSE 2002
I have a large number of files in the Prefetch folder - can I safely delete them. I run CCleaner often but it doesn't seem to remove the files. TIA Mary
March 23rd 13 06:01 PM
by Ormolu Go to last post
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PXE booting - Do I need to provide DHCP too ? by R.Wieser
Hello All, I'm attempting to write a Win32 service to enable another device to do a PXE boot (don't ask why, I'm a hobbyist :-) ). While looking at the DHCP...
March 21st 13 04:14 PM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Uninstall Windows CardSpace? by JJ[_9_]
How or from where can I uninstall Windows CardSpace found in my Windows XP control panel? I forgot from which software it came from.
March 20th 13 07:54 PM
by JJ[_9_] Go to last post
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can't extract self-extracting cabinet silverlight.exe by cov
I want to install Silverlight on a Windows xp sp3 machine. I downloaded silverlight.exe. The problem is that i can't extract that file: when i doubleclick,...
March 19th 13 06:40 PM
by Stefan Patric[_3_] Go to last post
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Printing folder items by binaryman[_3_]
Andrew Wilson wrote on 10/18/2011 20:55 ET : In WinXP is it possible to print a list of what is in a folder? For instance in a folder that contains 50...
March 16th 13 09:43 PM
by binaryman[_3_] Go to last post
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Help With Standard VGA Drivers by [email protected]
I'm running XP Pro SP3. I was using a Radeon 7200 32MB card, with no problems. I recently installed a Diamond Stealth S80 Radeon 9200SE 128MB card, and...
March 4th 13 12:22 PM
by glee Go to last post
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Program Files missing in C: by ECLiPSE 2002
All of a sudden I cannot access Program Files via MY Computer C: - it is no longer there? If I run search it appears in C: and can be accessed by clicking...
February 27th 13 03:35 PM
by ECLiPSE 2002 Go to last post
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maintenance checklist by loki
is there somewhere i could get a checklist of things on xp i should maintain/check/update regularly? (for instance, i just came across a post recommending that...
February 26th 13 08:51 AM
by jim Go to last post
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Error code 404 downloding pps by Melvita Jones
Ok I keep getting an error code 404 when I tried to downlod gme I purchased from google on my tablet. I was able to downloadon phone was not able to download...
February 23rd 13 04:26 PM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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Disabling one core of dual core? by Ron Hardin
Is there a way to disable one core of a dual core cpu? The Intel proset wireless stuff has a bug that apparently fails to lock correctly and wedges itself...
February 21st 13 06:14 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Repair Install ? by philo [_4_]
I recently used nLite to create an XPpro (32bit) cd that contains all of the current updates including IE8. I tested it by performing a fresh install on a...
February 16th 13 09:43 PM
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System restore fails by Machinist60
For the past couple of months system restore has been failing. I get the helpful message that my 'computer cannot be restored' to the selected time. There...
February 16th 13 01:39 PM
by glee Go to last post
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Kernel Fault Check - Can't Remove by [email protected]
Every time my PC (XP/SP3) starts, it runs the Kernel Fault Check, which I'd like to remove as it slows the boot time. I've done a lot of research and followed...
February 4th 13 10:24 PM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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