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Questions tagged [windows-xp]

For questions specific to Windows XP. Use [windows] instead for questions involving Windows in general.

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What is “crypt32” in Windows XP?

On my Windows XP machine I am getting an application error as follows in the event viewer: Failed extract of third-party root list from auto update cab at: http://www.download.windowsupdate.com/...
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Can I uninstall Epson Event Manager and still use my scanner?

I have discovered that Epson Event Manager (EEManager.exe) is setting up a server on my machine and listening and talking to remote locations. Obviously I don't want my scanner doing this. I have ...
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Partition holding temporary folder failed on Windows XP, how do I deal with it?

I have a Windows XP box and on boot it first complained that there was no bootable disk. After checking the power connections to the drives and they all checked out, I tried booting again and it did ...
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Running Parallels PVM file in QNAP NAS

Is it possible to run a Parallels PVM file (virtual machine) in a QNAP NAS? I am aware that QNAPs can run virtual machines but the PVM file that I have copied to my QNAP TS-653B NAS does not open.
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Reviving automatically from standby mode [closed]

I have a desktop with windows XP as operating system. When I click on standby or sleep it goes to this mode but after a couple of minutes without pushing a key on keyboard or clicking or moving the ...
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My C-Drive keeps Churning and Churning after defragging with first Defraggler (Piriform) then Windows Defrag

Help, after trying to speed up my root ie. C- HDD Drive, this past year, I ran the Piriform Defraggler, after which, this drive keeps churning and churning to a point where the system Halts and the ...
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Speed Up Windows - Disable Services

In 2007 to 2009 there was an amazing peace of software for windows xp (but it worked perfectly for windows 7 as well) that used to display all the services running on a computer, what it was for and ...
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special laptop with DOS, XP and 7: SSD or HDD?

I am setting up a laptop with special OS and Software. OS will be DOS, Windows XP, Windows 7, drivers are available for XP. Can I use a SSD? Is it safe using a SSD? Would DOS/XP destroy the SSD if ...
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Internet Explorer couldn't work in Windows XP in an old Dell PC

I just installed windows XP into my old dell computer. After a lot of debugging (cannot detect wired or wireless cards), I could finally ping any website from the cmd window. However, there are ...
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cannot detect wired or wireless cards

I have just installed Windows XP into my PC, but it couldn’t connect to the network because it says: it cannot detect wired or wireless cards. I go to: device manager —> network adapters. I see 1394 ...
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Windows XP install USB not booting (Windows 7 installed) (I have my reasons to install XP…)

First of all, yes, I know that XP is old and not supported by MS anymore. I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop, instead of it I want to install Windows XP. I have created bootable USB using Rufus ...
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Can't add device in VMware

I want to add a printer in my Windows XP guest OS. But I can't add the device because the add button in settings are grayed-out. Here is my problem picture:
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Need help on an odd Windows XP situation

I know there's no support for my situation but I'm wondering how to stop the following: The system, an old computer server I use that only works with Windows XP, wouldn't boot. Upon restarting it ...
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Change old PC hard drive but keep Windows XP

I have an old, very old, HP laptop which runs Windows XP. It came installed with the PC (means that it is an OEM build, if I got it right). I'd like to replace its HDD for a better one, but I want to ...
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Windows with new Arris modem Stuck on acquiring network address

UPDATE: I have the same issue on Windows 7 with Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit. It seems to get stuck for a little less, but it still gets stuck. Are these network adapter too old? ORIGINAL POST: I have ...

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