Questions tagged [windows-xp]

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How to restore second OS option on dual boot PC

Windows XP and Windows 7 were installed on a PC. There was standard option to select one to load. After an attempt to install another Windows XP on an external drive (which was done from current ...
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WindowsXP asks for activation at boot

I have an old (ancient) VM running WindowsXP. When I fire it up it tells me Windows is not activated. This is displayed at logon screen. I can't login without activation of Windows - it needs to be ...
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The contents of C:\Windows folder is in C:\Windows\NEW folder

There is an old working laptop running on WinXP with a very specific installed software, the installations and keys to which, of course, have fallen into oblivion. It was necessary to make a VMWare ...
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Can Windows XP supply media to Kodi?

I have a HTPC with XP (~ see below) and I just installed Kodi on a Raspberry Pi (LibreELEC). A quick try with SMB didn't work, and I thought I recalled that WannaCry caused Microsoft to disable SMB, ...
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Boot Menu for Sony VAIO PCG-505ACP Laptop

I need to access the boot menu to change the boot sequence but don't know what function key is used to do that. I have
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Login into xp machine from win 10

Ok so I got a windows xp and 10 machines connected to each other for file sharing (enabled the whole SMBv1 thing). Here is my problem, windows 10 recognize the xp machine but asks for a user name and ...
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Legacy Windows' ide0 vs ide1 for booting

I am maintaining some legacy equipment running Windows XP generation of images. Some fresh installation of XP boots from both ide0 and ide1 channels on these hardware. But the image that is preloaded ...
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Communication in Virtualbox Network across several machines

I am trying to get a local network working. I have 9 independent PCs. Four of them are virtual machines with Windows XP running on Win10 Pro hosts and the rest are normal standalone Windows XP ...
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Update for Windows XP (KB927891)

I am trying to re-install Windows XP SP3 (don't ask), and I am following the instructions from: http://www.goboef.nl/?id=a/696262/106444 However I am stuck on item (3): Update for Windows XP (KB927891)...
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Can I link a PC to two separate networks and transfer files between them?

I have a PC running Windows XP, that is connected to a specific network with a CNC machine. The CNC is connected to the router. My main PC is running Windows 10 and is also connected to the same ...
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Is there any way to scan Windows XP folders for viruses from Windows 10

We know that Windows XP is passed away long time before. But still I like to use ( or I have no other way because some old software work only on XP). Most of the anti-virus and malware protection ...
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Program with Internet Explorer 7 dependency on Windows 10

I need to execute a very old program (that parses HTML files) that seems dependent on Internet Explorer 7 components being installed: if I run the program on a Windows XP machine that has IE7, it ...
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I want to switch off the internet for my LAN connection but i want my network drives to work?

Is there any possibility that i can turn off my internet from my LAN connection but i want my central network drives to work? My systems are running on Win XP and Win 7. Thank you
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VirtualBox not working on windows 10 [duplicate]

i have a problem to make virtualbox work properly. It shows me an error which i tried to fix by disabling: -Hyper-V -Virtual Machine Platform -Windows Hypervisor platform -Container I have no clue ...
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No sound from laptop speakers unless i connect a Bluetooth device

i think i have strange situation. i believe that some driver have gone crazy :) the thing is that i don't have sound coming from laptop speakers and the 3.5mm jack for headphones also doesn't work. ...

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