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Forum: General XP issues or comments December 24th 17, 10:00 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By [email protected]
Source for SP3 for WinXP Pro

SNIP

Hi Paul and Everybody,

UPDATE:

This Ham friend finally tried the following (below) and he told me via
email that it "worked great". He also wants to THANK everybody for
their...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 21st 17, 04:35 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By [email protected]
Source for SP3 for WinXP Pro

SNIP

The link I gave, works in any browser. Or, you could use wget or curl
if you want. And the number on the end is an official checksum,
so you can run your MD5 or SHA1 or SHA256 checker...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 13th 17, 02:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By [email protected]
Westell 7500 Modem/Router's Firewall

SNIP
The Westell 7500 receives a tip of the hat and a goring here.

https://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-dsl-traffic-blocking-explained/

Hi Paul,

I saved the page via the link you provided...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 12th 17, 02:34 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By [email protected]
Westell 7500 Modem/Router's Firewall

Hi,

I have Verizon DSL with a Westell 7500 modem/router.

For email, I use Forte's "Agent" 7.2 client (similar to Outlook, etc.). It
uses SSL connection. Since I use gmail, I had to...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 12th 17, 02:23 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By [email protected]
Source for SP3 for WinXP Pro

On Tue, 5 Dec 2017 14:47:50 -0600, VanguardLH wrote:

jaugustine wrote:

A friend has WinXP Pro SP2 on his PC. He searched the web for SP3 for
his version of WinXP. He asked...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 5th 17, 08:50 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By [email protected]
Source for SP3 for WinXP Pro

Hi,

A friend has WinXP Pro SP2 on his PC. He searched
the web for SP3 for his version of WinXP. He asked me
for help. Note: I have WinXP Home Edition SP2.

Does anyone know a site...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 20th 17, 05:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

SNIP
I think that means something related to video, is
blocking the states. The system states supported is in
pretty poor shape, as it's missing S3 and S4.

A couple Googles show people...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 20th 17, 01:32 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

SNIP
I think that means something related to video, is
blocking the states. The system states supported is in
pretty poor shape, as it's missing S3 and S4.

A couple Googles show people are...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 18th 17, 07:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

SNIP
The "dumppo" tool is supposed to have two purposes.

1) List the currently supported ACPI states
2) Issue an override, in an attempt to re-enable missing
state support, when any...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 17th 17, 01:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

SNIP
I downloaded dumppo.exe, but it did NOT "work" using the command: via
CMD.EXE (Command Prompt) :
"dumppo admin /ac minsleep=s3". I tried other commands too.

Any...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 16th 17, 02:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:30:06 +0000, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
wrote:

In message , Paul
writes:
[]
if at all. It's hard...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 17, 12:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By [email protected]
Unable to "Standby" my ThinkPad T23 Laptop

Hi,

I have an old IBM ThinkPad T23 laptop that I use every day.
I normally keep it on for hours. Therefore I use the AC adapter
all the time. It has WinXP Home Edition SP2.

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 7th 17, 10:16 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By [email protected]
Latest Version of Opera Browser for WinXP

On Thu, 2 Nov 2017 08:31:03 -0500, VanguardLH wrote:

jaugustine wrote:

I have WinXP Home Edition SP2 and I recently downloaded Opera browser
V28.0.1750.48 which is suppose to...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 3rd 17, 08:26 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By [email protected]
Latest Version of Opera Browser for WinXP

I have WinXP Home Edition SP2 and I recently downloaded Opera browser
V28.0.1750.48 which is suppose to be for WinXP and later, but I got an error
when I tried to install it.

Opera...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 2nd 17, 08:08 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By [email protected]
Latest Version of Opera Browser for WinXP

Hi,

I have WinXP Home Edition SP2 and I recently downloaded Opera browser
V28.0.1750.48 which is suppose to be for WinXP and later, but I got an error
when I tried to install it.

...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum October 26th 17, 01:25 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By [email protected]
Filename(s) Relating to Copy Files Error.

SNIP
Well, the new copies will have something appended to their name - I
_think_ it uses "(number)", so if you try to copy "file.ext" to where
there already is a "file.ext", you'll find (in...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum October 25th 17, 09:15 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By [email protected]
Filename(s) Relating to Copy Files Error.

Hi,

I recently copied a folder with many sub-folders and around 10,000 files
total to an external HD plugged into USB port. I use the Copy and Paste
method.

An error occurred about a...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 4th 17, 04:42 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By [email protected]
A Good Disk Wiper Tool/Utility

SNIP

You can download DBAN at your end. Just the ~16MB ISO file.

https://sourceforge.net/projects/dban/files/dban/dban-2.3.0/

Connect a sacrificial hard drive to your test
PC (just...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 4th 17, 02:02 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By [email protected]
A Good Disk Wiper Tool/Utility

SNIP
A Linux LiveCD and a copy of "dd" can do it too.
This does a single pass of zeros, from end to end on SDB drive.

sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=8192

Hi Paul,

My son is not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 3rd 17, 11:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By [email protected]
A Good Disk Wiper Tool/Utility

Hi,

My son, who lives out of state, bought a new computer and wants
to donate his WinXP desktop PC to Good Will or other.

I told him that he should "wipe" (clear his personal data) the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 2nd 17, 05:38 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By [email protected]
Faulty RAM "Damaged" WinXP


The next time I get a "good" 128MB RAM card, I will replace the 64MB RAM
card again.
John

Memtest86+ *first*, then you boot an OS.

Download is half-way...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 2nd 17, 04:52 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By [email protected]
Faulty RAM "Damaged" WinXP

Oops, I forgot to mention that after I put back the 64MB RAM
card, I could NOT boot up WinXP. I saw the exact same
messages, and a "lockup" occurred when I proceeded to
use a "Normal bootup"..

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 2nd 17, 03:53 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By [email protected]
Faulty RAM "Damaged" WinXP

Hi,

One of my desktop PCs is a Gateway, bought new in 2001 with Win98se
and 64MB of RAM. Years later, I added a 128MB ram card for a total
of 192MB. Note: There are only 2 RAM slots.

I...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 27th 17, 08:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By [email protected]
Activation via Telephone is Still Available


I clicked on the Activation "key" icon in the System Tray (bottom right).
[]
the phone's keypad. Note: There is NO live person (automatic).

Next, I dial the toll free number. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 23rd 17, 03:52 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By [email protected]
Two IDE HDs in One Desktop PC

SNIP
Now I have a need to do the same, but I am not sure if
"switching" (by a switch) the power source (+5V, +/- 12V and
+3.3V) will "work"? In effect, the "unused" HD has...
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