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Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 11:44 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 188
xp shutdown & "DDE server window"

No, SP3 also defaults these services to "Disabled". Is the Clipbook
service enabled? The Clipbook service relies on NetDDE & NetDDE DSDM,
if you had this service enabled or set to Automatic my...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 04:32 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 145
OT Can a valid site be forged by changing the beginning ofthe URL

On 5/17/2011 12:02 AM, Metspitzer wrote:
On Mon, 16 May 2011 23:50:13 -0300, John John - MVP
wrote:

On 5/16/2011 10:30 PM, Metspitzer wrote:
If I site ends in...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 04:28 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 188
xp shutdown & "DDE server window"

I don't know why your machine is setup that way but I can categorically
tell you that it is disabled on a clean Windows XP SP2 installation, I
just did one of those installations a few hours ago...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 03:50 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Blue Screen: Deduce Cause From Screen?

On 5/16/2011 8:32 PM, (PeteCresswell) wrote:
http://tinyurl.com/3dp4a5a

I'm hoping for something like a bad memory stick.

The PC was trashed by somebody bco repeated failures with Vista
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 03:50 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 145
OT Can a valid site be forged by changing the beginning ofthe URL

On 5/16/2011 10:30 PM, Metspitzer wrote:
If I site ends in something valid like microsoft.com or apple.com can
it be faked by adding something to the front.

Like............support.apple.com ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 17th 11, 03:05 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 188
xp shutdown & "DDE server window"

On 5/11/2011 7:46 AM, Tim Meddick wrote:
Since the "Network DDE" service is, by default, start-up : "manual" -
then =, it is my guess that some program may be using it.

On Windows XP SP2 and on...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 12th 11, 11:36 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Services GUI all skewed up . . . Windows XP SP3

On 5/10/2011 5:04 PM, AnnaG wrote:
Until a month ago (or so), my Services GUI used to look as it
should . . . http://i52.tinypic.com/xn7rbm.png

Since then, its all skewed up and looks like...
Forum: General XP issues or comments May 11th 11, 11:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 188
xp shutdown & "DDE server window"

On 5/5/2011 9:05 PM, Nasty Democrat wrote:
hi ...

lately shutdown on my XP pro machine halts with the "end now" message for
DDE SERVER WINDOW.

I've tried googling this with all kinds of...
Forum: The Basics May 11th 11, 11:22 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Question About ASP.NET As A Unser Account

On 5/10/2011 6:57 PM, Mort wrote:
Hi,

I just noticed that my PC running Windows XP Pro SP3 has 2 user
accounts, one of which is "ASP.NET Machine A---", which is listed as
password...
Forum: The Basics May 7th 11, 01:25 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Replies: 8
Views: 789
How do you make ASR restore disk without a floppy drive?

On 5/2/2011 2:36 PM, Earl H wrote:
I've read many claims that you can burn a an image of the ASR to CD
and fool windows into thinking you have floppy.

You need a floppy drive to do an ASR...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 27th 11, 02:38 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Mount samba share - but cannot use DNS

On 1/25/2011 4:56 PM, przemol wrote:
Hi,

we have some windows xp clients. We mount some samba shares (from
linux server) on them. The problem is that we cannot mount the share
using the...
Forum: The Basics November 30th 10, 08:58 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Replies: 9
Views: 612
'Administrator' in XP/Home?

On 11/30/2010 1:40 PM, Don Phillipson wrote:
"William wrote in message
...
Don Phillipson wrote:
"William...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 30th 10, 02:58 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,alt.msdos,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 24
Views: 208
Folow-up on Can't boot win98! Sectors not found Doserror, right?

On 11/29/2010 9:26 PM, PCR wrote:
J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In ,
writes:
mm wrote:
[]
I've learned that I'm not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 30th 10, 02:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,alt.msdos,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 24
Views: 208
Folow-up on Can't boot win98! Sectors not found Doserror, right?

On 11/29/2010 9:26 PM, PCR wrote:
J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In ,
writes:
mm wrote:
[]
I've learned that I'm not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 30th 10, 02:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,alt.msdos,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 24
Views: 208
Folow-up on Can't boot win98! Sectors not found Doserror, right?

On 11/29/2010 9:26 PM, PCR wrote:
J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In ,
writes:
mm wrote:
[]
I've learned that I'm not...
Forum: The Basics November 26th 10, 01:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Replies: 2
Views: 746
A machine with two copies of XP installed...

On 11/26/2010 8:46 AM, Jeremy Nicoll - news posts wrote:
A friend has a PC with two copies of Win XP installed - there's what I'm
told is a 'broken'/'corrupted'/infected - no one seems sure -...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 22nd 10, 12:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Creation of files that can't be deleted

On 11/21/2010 9:31 PM, Tester wrote:


Nil wrote:
On 21 Nov 2010, Tester wrote in
microsoft.public.windowsxp.general:

That is not accurate. Windows' file system...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 10, 08:14 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

On 11/15/2010 3:08 PM, bobster wrote:

I have been following this item for several days and am amazed at all
the "stuff" that is being proposed to solve the simple problem of
cloning one...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 10, 01:38 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

On 11/15/2010 8:14 AM, Hot-Text wrote:
Mr. Tim Med-dick

http://mynews.ath.cx/doc/winsys/Sys/Vol-Ser-Num.jpg

In Command Prompt

C:\dir vol

For it's VSN
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 10, 01:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

On 11/15/2010 7:27 AM, Tim Meddick wrote:

I don't see why the software shouldn't copy the DiskID - it's just a
random number, as far as I can tell, that's assigned by the OS for
future...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 10, 01:07 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

What you see returned by the VOL command is the PARTITION ID number, or
the Partition Signature, this is not what Bill is talking about, he is
talking about the DISK Signature.

You can read the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 14th 10, 06:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

On 11/14/2010 1:32 PM, Paul wrote:
John John - MVP wrote:
I think that Bill was asking about the disk signature, with is a
different thing than the Volume ID.

John


With a hex...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 14th 10, 02:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

I think that Bill was asking about the disk signature, with is a
different thing than the Volume ID.

John

On 11/14/2010 12:43 AM, Tim Meddick wrote:
One more time.......

The disk (volume)...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 12th 10, 11:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 402
Problems with cloning, and the different disk-id's forcing newreactivation

On 11/11/2010 3:35 PM, Bill in Co wrote:
John John - MVP wrote:
On 11/11/2010 12:33 AM, Bill in Co wrote:
Some FYI here, and a question or two, on disk cloning:

One thing I found...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 12th 10, 11:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Cannot install windows XP 32bit on my Gateway E4620D 64bit machine

On 11/11/2010 7:42 PM, Artreid wrote:
?


Partitioned/formatted the disk with which tools?
DOS 6.0

Are you serious? Forget about DOS and its antiquated tools! The
Windows XP CD has its...
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