• Windows recognizing only half of total RAM on an HP Pavilion laptop

    A friend asked me to take a look at his laptop that is running too slow lately. It is an old HP Pavilion laptop which is supposed to have 512 MB of RAM, but Windows is only seeing 256 MB. The BIOS is reporting all 512 MB, and a memtest86 test tested 512 MB as well. Although I appreciate any...

    carlosdl70,220 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP locking up

    I have a Windows XP pro system that was working fine last week but now when I try to access files or open some programs it is taking anywhere from 20 to 60 seconds to open.

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • Use server to execute remote procedures on other workstations in the organization

    I have a few batch programs I have written for my organization. They are very useful and have been deployed on only a few machines. We have decided we want to make these batch programs available to all workstations. I would like the batch programs to reside on the servers. When initiated, I would...

    Schmidtw11,330 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Firewall off & settings to turn it back on are grayed out

    Running Windows XP Pro SP3. Haven't changed my settings, but they are now grayed out and the firewall is off. Ideas?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • windows/system32/firewall.cpl error when opening control panel

    How to fix windows/system32/firewall.cpl prloblem? Ploblem opening control panel shows error windows/system32/firewall.cpl? This somehow affected the opening of few other programs such as Internet Explorer (unable to connect to INTERNET but works well with firefox) and MS Office.

    Rakei3,260 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook Calendar

    when I update my outlook calendar it is not going to all the attendees and when I send out and invite no everyone is getting it

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  • Windows XP Pro 32-bit with 4 GB of RAM unable to use more than 3 GB

    Hello all, I've just installed additional 2 GB of RAM to get 4 GB in total. however OS is unable to allocate whole 4 GB, but showing addressable only 3 GB (in system properties). System BIOS and also msinfo32.exe points to 4 GB of physical memory. Any clue how to configure OS to be able to address...

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  • XP Pro-Forgot Admin Password, cannot access.

    I had HD crash so I installed new HD and re-installed XP Pro but now it is asking for an admin password, I did not install a password but maybe by mistake I hit some keys how can I reset my admin password when I cannot even get in to the program.

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  • Hard disk recovery

    How to find or get back the file that I deleted from the Recycle Bin?

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  • Folder view in XP Pro and Server 2003

    I have a user that when they open a folder it has the standard icon view. So they change it to list view because they like it that way. But when they log off and back on it goes back to icon view. Should it not save their settings? Is there something I am missing? This happens when they are on...

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • Disk Defragmenter

    What causes the Windows XP Professional Disk Degragmenter to be "unable to start"? How can it be fixed/started?

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  • Home networking

    I have a home network which has 4 PCs and a couple of gaming platforms connected to it. I have a LinkSys 100 cable modem. I DID have two routers connected to it, one from the cable to the first router which fed directly to the main PC about 4 feet away. The other feed was to another router about 40...

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  • AD problem

    When I Connect a new computer to the network I get this error in the event viewer (lsasrv event ID 40961)( The security System could not establish a secured connection with the server IDAP/@#$#1675.domain.org/domain.org@Domain.org No Authentication protocol was available

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  • How do I create a new pointer record for WINS and DNS?

    We have an old NT server "server A" we want to decommission. It has a lot of files and folders that most of the company uses on a daily basis, plus links and shortcuts the users have created on their desktops pointing to it. The data is going to be moved to the new "server B" using the same file...

    swinehart68031,050 pointsBadges:
  • Change static default gateway

    Hi everyone; looking to get some help I need to change the default gateway on a lot of computers with Windows XP, is there a way to do it thru a script or any other easier way rather than having to sit in front of every computer. Thanks in advance for your help. CG._

    CGarcia26C1,025 pointsBadges:
  • Hide mapped drives through log on script in Windows XP Professional SP3

    Hi Is it possible to hide a mapped drive from view in the "My Computer" folder? I have all my drives mapped by scripts on logon, I'm wanting to hide the S: drive but it is essential that it is mapped as many RM Software runs through this drive, this is my script:...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Enabling administrator account on Windows XP pro

    Our administrator account was disabled by mistake. We now only have a guest account with no way of getting into files. We are running Windows xp pro and can't even use safe mode. I just need to enable the administrator account.

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
  • After Disconnectiong From RDC Screen On Work PC Off

    My work PC is running Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2 and Remote Desktop Connection Shell Version 6 (Build Number 6000), Control Version 6.0.6000. My home PC is running Vista Home Premium and Remote Desktop Connection Shell Version 6.0.60001, Control Version 6.0.6001. I can...

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  • Can you help me block sites in Windows XP?

    I'm working in a financial company as a network engineer. We have XP Professional computers in all branches, in a workgroup connected via Cisco routers to head office. I want to block particular site for eg. https:://thornfruit.com, https://kproxy.com etc How can i block these sites in WinXP using...

    Michael Tidmarsh34,010 pointsBadges:
  • Computer continually reboots

    I reformatted a hard drive and reinstalled XP Pro; I was able to install Office and antivirus. But then for no apparent reason, the computer reboots immediately after login. I have no idea whether this is a hardware or a software problem. Does anyone have any insights? Thanks

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:

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