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Questions tagged [windows-xp]

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How do I setup dual boot for two existing installations?

My Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is working well on a RAID array that uses HDDs. I've added an old SSD to the system and see that it has WinXP installed. There's one piece of legacy software that I would ...
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Is it possible to replace shell32.dll in Windows 7 with Windows XP's?

I was looking to theme my PC in an XP style but nowhere can I find a reliable way to replace my icons (i.e. Recycle Bin, Hard Drive, CD icons) with XP's. I was curious as to whether I could perhaps ...
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Need a batch script to check log and reboot the system [closed]

The following is the last three lines of my log file INFO: Machine will have to be rebooted to complete installation. INFO: Returning with code 0x40000002 INFO: 10/06/2018 08:22:14 I ...
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Using pirated copy of old windows versions [closed]

Is it still illegal for US citizens to install a pirated copy of Windows XP or Vista on their machines, considering those windows have reached end of life? Could one get arrested for that? Thanks for ...
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Where is the 'NET Framework Setup' key in my XP virtual machine?

I installed a virtual machine in VirtualBox from XP_mode.exe. Extracted it and used XP.vhd virtual disk in VirtualBox. Now when I open registry, there is no HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET ...
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Integrated POS touch screen running on XP has failed. Want to enable 2nd display using keyboard commands only

I have a POS system with an integrated touch screen running XP. The touch screen display has now failed and I would like to attach an external monitor to the desktop. When I try rebooting the system I ...
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How can I clone a boot drive onto a larger disk using Clonezilla?

I am installing a new internal hard drive into my computer that is larger than the old drive. The complication is that the old drive has the operating system partition on it. I want to clone the ...
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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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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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