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Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 25th 10, 11:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Patti Barden
Can both XP and W7 be run on the same computer?

OK, I am getting W7 Ultimate. My friend is building me a new computer.
I have just looked at my husband's lap top (Home addition) which
has the Windows Easy Transfer for transferring from WXP.

Does...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 23rd 10, 04:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Patti Barden
Can both XP and W7 be run on the same computer?

"VanguardLH" wrote in message
...
Patti Barden wrote:

I run Xp on my old computer. I am getting a new computer and I'm going to
install W7...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 22nd 10, 01:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Patti Barden
Can both XP and W7 be run on the same computer?

Hi,
I run Xp on my old computer. I am getting a new computer and I'm going to
install W7 on it. I have
been told you can run both XP and W7 on the same computer?

Any advice?
Thanks in advance. Patti
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 13th 10, 10:21 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Patti Barden
Colour Code Folders?

Thanks as ever for practical advice.
Patti

"Tim Meddick" wrote in message
...

You don't need extra software with XP to customise...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 13th 10, 10:21 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Patti Barden
Colour Code Folders?

Thanks as ever for practical advice.
Patti

"Tim Meddick" wrote in message
...

You don't need extra software with XP to customise...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 6th 10, 04:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Patti Barden
Colour Code Folders?

When you open My Computer and see all the folders on a
particular drive - can you colour code them or put an icon
on to speed up your searching?
Thank you. Patti
Forum: New Users to Windows XP March 6th 10, 04:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By Patti Barden
Colour Code Folders?

When you open My Computer and see all the folders on a
particular drive - can you colour code them or put an icon
on to speed up your searching?
Thank you. Patti
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 28th 10, 03:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Thanks to everyone for responding. You have given me a lot to think about.
Thanks again. Patti


"Patti Barden" wrote in message...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 28th 10, 03:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Thanks to everyone for responding. You have given me a lot to think about.
Thanks again. Patti


"Patti Barden" wrote in message...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 25th 10, 05:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Thanks to all who responded.

"peter" wrote in message
...
you did not give us any info on your mobo so we could check if it was
...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 25th 10, 05:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Thanks to all who responded.

"peter" wrote in message
...
you did not give us any info on your mobo so we could check if it was
...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 24th 10, 01:37 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Running XP Sp3, OE6, IE8
I recently bought an external hard disk which is attached to my desktop pc
with USB.
I also have a program called Acronis which is supposed to copy or clone,
backup,...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 24th 10, 01:37 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Patti Barden
Boot from external hard drive if PC won't boot?

Running XP Sp3, OE6, IE8
I recently bought an external hard disk which is attached to my desktop pc
with USB.
I also have a program called Acronis which is supposed to copy or clone,
backup,...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 23rd 10, 01:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

Hi,
Yes I am using OE and many other programs like Photoshop, Word, etc.
Some of my programs are old and I don't know if I will be able to
get them again if I can't copy them.

OE is my main concern...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 23rd 10, 01:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

Hi,
Yes I am using OE and many other programs like Photoshop, Word, etc.
Some of my programs are old and I don't know if I will be able to
get them again if I can't copy them.

OE is my main concern...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 23rd 10, 01:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

Thanks to all who replied.

The file and transfer wizard loots promising. Will have to look into the
cable costs, etc.
I am using Outlook Express and these settings I have been dreading...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 23rd 10, 01:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

Thanks to all who replied.

The file and transfer wizard loots promising. Will have to look into the
cable costs, etc.
I am using Outlook Express and these settings I have been dreading...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 20th 10, 02:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

I am running XP SP3 on an OLD computer. My husband is giving me his fairly
new one, he
also uses XP.
I have a 1T external hard disk.

I am looking for advice on how to transfer my emails, os setup,...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP February 20th 10, 02:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Patti Barden
Best way to transfer to a new computer?

I am running XP SP3 on an OLD computer. My husband is giving me his fairly
new one, he
also uses XP.
I have a 1T external hard disk.

I am looking for advice on how to transfer my emails, os setup,...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 18th 10, 05:37 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By Patti Barden
Can you partition a C drive without deleting what is on it?

Thanks everyone - I am struggling.

If before I do anything I should make a backup/copy of my
37GB data in case anything goes wrong -
where do I put the backup/copy? If I partition
the EHD (external...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 18th 10, 05:37 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By Patti Barden
Can you partition a C drive without deleting what is on it?

Thanks everyone - I am struggling.

If before I do anything I should make a backup/copy of my
37GB data in case anything goes wrong -
where do I put the backup/copy? If I partition
the EHD (external...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 17th 10, 02:05 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Patti Barden
Any users of Paragon Hard Disk Manager?

Thanks DL.
I have a disk of Acronis True Image 10 Personal I got in a magazine.
In my mind this is what I understand I should do:
1. Partition my 500 GB C drive.
2. Partition my 1T GB Fexternal hard...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 17th 10, 02:05 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Patti Barden
Any users of Paragon Hard Disk Manager?

Thanks DL.
I have a disk of Acronis True Image 10 Personal I got in a magazine.
In my mind this is what I understand I should do:
1. Partition my 500 GB C drive.
2. Partition my 1T GB Fexternal hard...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 17th 10, 01:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By Patti Barden
Can you partition a C drive without deleting what is on it?

Ok, thanks. I do have Paragon Partition Manager and Paragon Hard Disk
Manager but a novice on both.

Everyone always says make a "backup of files" before you do anything but how
do you backup 37GB...
Forum: New Users to Windows XP January 17th 10, 01:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By Patti Barden
Can you partition a C drive without deleting what is on it?

Ok, thanks. I do have Paragon Partition Manager and Paragon Hard Disk
Manager but a novice on both.

Everyone always says make a "backup of files" before you do anything but how
do you backup 37GB...
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