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Blinking cursor at failed boot by Jon Danniken[_6_]
Hi all, I have XP loaded onto my laptop, and currently at bootup all I get is a blinking cursor in the top-left of the screen. F8 doesn't do anything to...
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January 25th 14 09:55 PM
by Ben Myers[_8_] Go to last post
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Strange Happenings In XP-3 & Latest Firefox. by Barry Bruyea[_2_]
For the past few days several things have been happening that I can't figure out. 1. Hypertext links have been showing up on some of my regular sites, such as...
January 25th 14 09:24 PM
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Migrating Outlook Express to Outlook by W[_2_]
Outlook Express appears to have three types of information that require transferring to a new system: 1) Address Book 2) Accounts 3) Message Store If the...
January 25th 14 06:44 AM
by W[_2_] Go to last post
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All MS updates since SP3?? by J. P. Gilliver (John)
In message , BillW50 writes: There is even a far easier way. If you are installing XP from scratch on a bunch...
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January 23rd 14 05:33 AM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
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Restoring disk image by Andy[_17_]
I have used Macrium Reflect to restore a disk image. I have always restored from an image on an external drive to my C: drive with no problems at all. When I...
January 23rd 14 04:14 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Fake microsoft "your computer is infected" call by Bob F[_2_]
I just got my second one of these calls. Hi: I'm from microsoft support calling to warn you that your computer has many infections...... and I am calling to...
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January 22nd 14 01:45 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
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windows cannot find '/idlist by daniel
I am getting the following error message when I reboot my laptop: windows cannot find '/idlist, and then a group of numbers that varries each time. This is...
January 22nd 14 06:09 AM
by Nil[_5_] Go to last post
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Migrating Email from Windows XP to Windows 7 by W[_2_]
Is it correct that Windows 7 no longer has Microsoft Outlook Express? Is there any option to buy this software from Microsoft? I have a relative migrating...
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January 21st 14 09:12 PM
by W[_2_] Go to last post
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Unwanted Programs: by [email protected]
I uninstalled File Association Manager but left 7-Zip at your suggestion. I went into my 8200: Dell Dimension 8200(Seagate Barracuda 7200 HD 160Gb) with...
January 20th 14 01:25 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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NTVDM has encountered a system error c0h by Robin Vowels
Hi, On Windows XP, this error began occurring from the DOS prompt. All programs such as EDIT, PKZIP, and other old-style programs that used to run in DOS on XP...
January 19th 14 10:14 PM
by Robin Vowels Go to last post
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Faulty shutdowns by BillW50
On 1/16/2014 7:46 PM, Nil wrote: On 16 Jan 2014, wrote in microsoft.public.windowsxp.general: There was a huge stink about...
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January 19th 14 08:47 PM
by BillW50 Go to last post
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OT What the heck do they mean, Russian? by micky[_2_]
OT What the heck do they mean, "Target Hackers Wrote Partly in Russian," Doesn't the code have to be written in machine language or the same language it...
January 19th 14 12:27 PM
by JJ[_10_] Go to last post
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Ethernet cable from laptop to desktop by Andy[_17_]
If I ran an ethernet cable from my laptop which has a wifi card to a desktop system, will the desktop be able to connect to the Internet ? Thanks.
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January 18th 14 02:08 PM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
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Delete Files by OldGuy
Shift-Delete problems. Is there a simple way to delete files and folders without XP Pro stopping the process when it comes to a file that is locked? i.e....
January 18th 14 08:26 AM
by OldGuy Go to last post
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Clone Copy by OldGuy
I have a working XP drive. I have a replacement drive attached through a USB adapter. What is the recommended free software to make a direct clone bootable...
January 15th 14 03:34 AM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
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Need help with this group by Henry[_4_]
Using WinXP PRO SP3. I'm having trouble getting messages from here. The messages show up but when I click on the message group they just go away without...
January 15th 14 03:28 AM
by micky[_2_] Go to last post
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O.T. - Temporary firewall problem at boot up: by [email protected]
I have a Dell Dimension 8200(Seagate Barracuda 7200 160Gb Hd) with XP, SP3, Spywareblaster, CcCleaner, Avast and Windows firewall. I have a recent log-on...
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January 14th 14 12:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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M$ drops support for security essentials in xp by Todd[_5_]
http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-pulls-the-plug-microsoft-security-essentials-windows-xp-233721?source=IFWNLE_nlt_daily_pm_2014-01-08 htt...
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January 13th 14 06:43 PM
by Ken Blake, MVP[_4_] Go to last post
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MS Security Essence by OldGuy
OK so MS is giving up on their best OS Win XP Pro. No more support. No more security essentials. Frapppppp to them! So, what free stuff is out there that will...
January 12th 14 01:24 PM
by David H. Lipman Go to last post
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XP Security Settings? by [email protected]
For the life of me, I can't figure out how to make a program run on my XP SP3. I have an html shortcut, that when I select it, I get an error saying my...
January 12th 14 01:44 AM
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