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OEM XP with no product key by Aaron Gray
Hi, I have got a lap top that was bought from eBay with no product key and the firm it was bought from no longer exists. Is there any way that I can get the...
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December 22nd 08 07:50 AM
by M.I.5 Go to last post
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NotePad by Caroline \(shadoe\)
At one time, some time ago, I was able to replace Notepad in XP with Textpad and it worked. Since then I've had a few crashes (my computer that is ;-) and...
December 22nd 08 07:42 AM
by Alan Edwards Go to last post
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I see numerous Java files in Add/Remove Programs by Jack B
When I go to Add/Remove Programs, I see numerous Java files, such as J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6 J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 8 J2SE Runtime...
December 22nd 08 06:50 AM
by PA Bear [MS MVP] Go to last post
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Missing sounds by Menno Hershberger
Client's computer - XP Home, SP3, fully updated. The only Windows sounds that work are Start Windows, Exit Windows, Logon, and Logoff. All the rest (default...
December 22nd 08 04:40 AM
by Elmo Go to last post
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Corrupted TIF? by Bill in Co.
It's happened again. I wonder if anyone else has ever noticed this issue? Symptoms (one example of a potentially corrupted TIF): (TIF = Temporary Internet...
December 22nd 08 04:17 AM
by Bill in Co. Go to last post
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Can XP-Pro's delayed disk write feature be defeated? by HenriK
I find that on an XP-Pro SP2 system, what I understand to be a delayed disk write feature has some significant disadvantages in certain circumstances. Can...
December 22nd 08 03:50 AM
by HenriK Go to last post
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Maxtor OneTouch 4 versus Streets & Trips 2008 by Centaur35
I am having a problem with my new Maxtor OneTouch 4 500 gig external drive and my Streets & Trips 2008 program. When the Maxtor is installed and I try to...
December 22nd 08 03:15 AM
by Centaur35 Go to last post
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Automated System Recovery F2 key by Chipmunk[_2_]
The instructions for Restoring the backup files and the ARS floppy disk is to boot from the Windows XP CD and at the Startup Menu in text mode press F2. I...
December 22nd 08 02:47 AM
by Tim Quan [MSFT] Go to last post
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Can't Access the Desktop after Starting PC by gina
My brother has an emachine with windows xp, he had started to run the spybot search & destroy software and the system froze. He restarted the pc and it starts...
December 22nd 08 02:27 AM
by Engel Go to last post
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Is IE7 so much better than Firefox? by ~BD~[_3_]
This web page looks absolutely fine (to me) when viewed with Internet Explorer 7...
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December 22nd 08 02:19 AM
by Rabbit Go to last post
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Backup/copy program files by Magsmom
I have purchased a new pc. I have a number of software programs on my old compute that I do not have the original installation disks for, either because...
December 22nd 08 02:08 AM
by Dave Cohen Go to last post
4 142
How can I block Flash by Walter R.[_2_]
I am using Win XP SP2 with IE6 How can I block all Flash displays? -- Walter www.rationality.net
December 22nd 08 01:41 AM
by sgopus Go to last post
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a non-standard control...? by Kenneth
Howdy, A few years ago, I briefly needed to encrypt some emails, and used PGP. I needed those tools again, and just installed that software once again. Now,...
December 22nd 08 12:52 AM
by Kenneth Go to last post
2 111
Excel and Word are now Read-Only by Kellie
All of my files in Excel and Word are now "READ-ONLY". I have done nothing different with my computer. I looked in the properties section for the files and...
December 22nd 08 12:30 AM
by Richard Go to last post
4 155
Retrieve IE7 Web form data? by cliffe45
In Internet Explorer 7 Tools Internet Options General tab Delete Browsing History, there is a selective delete option for "Form data: saved information...
December 22nd 08 12:25 AM
by cliffe45 Go to last post
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Incorrect Total RAM Reported by powerwalk
I installed two new chips, Crucial 2GB Kit (2 x 1GB), into the first bank of slots. The second bank has two 512 MB chips. All four are DDR2 PC2-4200...
December 22nd 08 12:20 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Shutdown time changed greatly by Ron Hirsch[_2_]
Ever since I built my main mahcine in 2006, the typical shutdown time in XP Pro SP3 (fully updated)has been 25-30 seconds. Then, about 4-5 months ago,it...
December 22nd 08 12:17 AM
by Kayman[_7_] Go to last post
3 172
Clicking on some links "locks up" my computer. Ideas? by Phil James
I'm not sure where to post this because I'm not sure what's going on. I'm looking for suggestions as to how to debug this issue. When I'm in an email, I can...
December 21st 08 11:35 PM
by Phil James Go to last post
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XP SP3 - can't install office 2007 by bernieb
I recently had to rebuild my machine software-wise when an upgrade to SP3 went very bad. I have reloaded XP pro, did all the upgrades including SP3. Now I...
December 21st 08 10:52 PM
by Xandros[_6_] Go to last post
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WinKey+E = (null) by wernertk
Hi all. Windows XP Home SP3 I hope someone can help me out with this one: After installing Service Pack 3, I'm getting "Windows cannot find '(null)'. Make...
December 21st 08 09:35 PM
by taoh15 Go to last post
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