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Forum: General XP issues or comments February 16th 10, 08:40 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By yawnmoth
ending a process frees up more ram than the process was taking?

On Feb 15, 5:45*pm, "Shenan Stanley" wrote:
yawnmoth wrote:
I had a process that had a Mem Usage of 685,520 K and PF usage of
2.06 GB. *I end the process and my PF...
Forum: General XP issues or comments February 15th 10, 10:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By yawnmoth
ending a process frees up more ram than the process was taking?

I had a process that had a Mem Usage of 685,520 K and PF usage of 2.06
GB. I end the process and my PF usage drops to 1.17 GB. That's a
~890,000 K difference - not ~685,000 K.

My question is... ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 10th 10, 06:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By yawnmoth
The Indexing Service query cannot be completed successfully

I'm trying to do a search for *.txt files containing a certain phrase
and am unable to do so. When I try I get the following message:

Search Companion

The Indexing Service query cannot be...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 20th 09, 12:21 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By yawnmoth
unable to recursively remove read-only permissions

When I right click on a particular folder and select Properties from
the resultant menu I see that the Read Only checkbox is checked and
grayed out. I uncheck it, hit Apply, and select the "Apply...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 14th 09, 09:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By yawnmoth
customizing folders with desktop.ini

On Dec 14, 2:51*pm, yawnmoth wrote:
I was trying to change the background image of a particular folder as
described at http://perishablepress.com/press/2006/10/16/folder-
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 14th 09, 09:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By yawnmoth
customizing folders with desktop.ini

I was trying to change the background image of a particular folder as
described at http://perishablepress.com/press/2006/10/16/folder-
background-images-in-winxp/, however, I am unable to do so. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 14th 09, 06:24 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By yawnmoth
figuring out what things in the control panel map to

Going to Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Computer Management
will bring up the same window that typine "compmgmt.msc" in the
"Run..." dialog will bring up. My question is, what about for...
Forum: Performance and Maintainance of XP December 7th 09, 05:57 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain
Replies: 1
Views: 18,472
Posted By yawnmoth
understanding the ..\ MountPoints2\ CPC\ registry entries

What does the "Generation" value in the "HKCU\ Software\ Microsoft\
Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer\ MountPoints2\ CPC\ Volume\ {...}"
registry key signify? I'm seeing 1, 12, and 14 on my...
Forum: Performance and Maintainance of XP December 7th 09, 05:57 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By yawnmoth
understanding the ..\ MountPoints2\ CPC\ registry entries

What does the "Generation" value in the "HKCU\ Software\ Microsoft\
Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer\ MountPoints2\ CPC\ Volume\ {...}"
registry key signify? I'm seeing 1, 12, and 14 on my...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 30th 09, 04:05 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By yawnmoth
where is "Allow other network users to connect through thiscomputer's internet connection"?

If I click on the Advanced tab of my "Local Area Connection", I don't
see the "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's
internet connection" checkbox. Any ideas?
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 14th 09, 06:19 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By yawnmoth
Do not turn off or unplug your computer; it will turn offautomatically.

On Oct 13, 8:34*pm, "SC Tom" wrote:
"yawnmoth" wrote in message

...

When updates...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 14th 09, 02:15 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By yawnmoth
Do not turn off or unplug your computer; it will turn offautomatically.

When updates are being installed, the following message periodically
appears:

Do not turn off or unplug your computer; it will turn off
automatically.

My question is... what happens if you do...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 09, 08:15 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By yawnmoth
Printer properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler serviceis not running.

On Oct 7, 10:12*pm, yawnmoth wrote:
On Oct 7, 5:02*pm, "Cari \(MS-MVP\)"
wrote:

Is the (real) printer in question installed on your own PC...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 09, 08:11 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By yawnmoth
Printer properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler serviceisnot running.

On Oct 8, 1:51*am, undisclosed wrote:
This problem of your windows XP a gap of 'Print Spooler'
(http://www.utilitiessoftware.org/print-spooler). please visit 'Print
Spooler | Utilities...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 09, 04:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By yawnmoth
Printer properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler serviceis not running.

On Oct 7, 5:02*pm, "Cari \(MS-MVP\)"
wrote:
Is the (real) printer in question installed on your own PC or on a network?

It's a "Local printer attached to this computer"...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 7th 09, 10:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By yawnmoth
Printer properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler service isnot running.

When I right click on a particular printer and try to view the
Properties of it, I get the following message:

Printer properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler service is
not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 7th 09, 04:09 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By yawnmoth
unable to remove network bridge.

I'm trying to remove a Network Bridge and am having some difficulty.
I removed the bridge by right clicking on both of them when they were
highlighted but the Network Bridge symbol is still there. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 7th 09, 03:46 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By yawnmoth
bridged network connection questions

Per http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/
crawford_02april22.mspx, you can use a bridge to make a computer with
two network cards (presumably wired and wireless) act as a...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 26th 09, 10:39 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By yawnmoth
scheduling an event whenever i connect to a wired network

On Sep 26, 1:43*pm, "Pegasus [MVP]" wrote:
"yawnmoth" wrote in message

...

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 26th 09, 06:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By yawnmoth
scheduling an event whenever i connect to a wired network

Events can be scheduled to run at a certain time via the Windows
Scheduler. What if you wanted to trigger an event to run during a
certain "event". ie. make it so one event triggers another?
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 22nd 09, 05:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By yawnmoth
clicking on the Start menu is slow

On Aug 21, 10:08*pm, "Rich Barry" wrote:
* * * *I would suspect malware on your system. *Do a google search for
Spybot Search and Destroy *and Adaware. *They both have...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 22nd 09, 02:16 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By yawnmoth
clicking on the Start menu is slow

When I click on the Start button, it usually takes a few minutes for
the menu to appear. Other than that, my computer runs at an
acceptable speed - it's just the Start menu that's inordinately...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 17th 09, 02:47 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By yawnmoth
"Windows will restart your computer automatically in 5:00minutes." twice in two days

On Aug 14, 10:25*am, smlunatick wrote:
On Aug 14, 3:41*pm, yawnmoth wrote:

Yesterday, I got the following message:

"Updating your computer is...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 17th 09, 02:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By yawnmoth
"Windows will restart your computer automatically in 5:00minutes." twice in two days

On Aug 15, 9:38*am, "HeyBub" wrote:
yawnmoth wrote:
Yesterday, I got the following message:

"Updating your computer is almost complete. Your computer needs to be
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 17th 09, 02:04 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By yawnmoth
unable to share wired internet connection wirelessly via ad hocconnection

I'm trying to connect to another computer via an ad-hoc wireless
network and am having a great deal of difficulty in succeeding.

In Wireless Network Connection Properties I click the...
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