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    What happens to a data update when the computer crashes or suddently shuts down before it completes installing the update?  When the computer is turned back on and another update check is made, it indicates the program updated.  Would the information lost during the shutdown ever be recovered? I...

    EDcats5 pointsBadges:
  • Disable a remote laptop that connects to us over a VPN and to our domain.

    We have a few remote sales staff, one of whom is going to be fired. They have XP laptops and work out of their homes. My boss wants to be able to lock them out of the machine once we let them go. I don't think he's too concerned about the hardware, but he doesn't want them getting to the data. I...

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • USB Mass Storage devince not showing up in my computer

    Hi, I am running windows xp and when I plug in a Mass USB storage device it will not show up in my computer. It shows up in device manager and in disk management. Initially it showed up in disk management with no drive letter, but I was able to assign a drive path within disk managment. It still...

    Tapiav5 pointsBadges:
  • Can Windows 8 Metro apps run in Windows 7 or XP?

    I'm curious to find out if Windows 8 metro applications (developed in Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5) can actually run in Windows 7 or XP. What needs to be done in order for me to find out its possible. Thanks!

    ITKE62,465 pointsBadges:
  • Windows very slow repsonse with mapped drives. –

    I manage a network of around 50 computers. Two of these systems are VERY slow in bringing up a Windows explorer window that also has mapped drives (the window opens and is blank for 30-40 seconds then fully populates with all mapped and local drives). The other computers on the network seem to be...

    Flame14,925 pointsBadges:
  • Registry fix for forcing audio files to open in Windows Media player

    Problem: QT takes over and tries to open audio files such as mp3, mp4 etc, instead of WMP. I have set WMP as default player in the "Set program access and defaults"; I have made sure that file associations were done in ctr. panel -> folder options -> file types for mp3 and mp4. I have opened...

    mikidc455 pointsBadges:
  • Windows doesn’t obtain IP address automatically via DHCP

    I have Windows XP with SP3. It doesn't obtain IP address automatically via DHCP. I need to configure it manually. Please help.

    Xaphar220 pointsBadges:
  • How does DHCP service start?

    I have Windows XP with SP3. When I check the service DHCP. It is automatic but stopped. When I start the service. It doesn't. It shows error. "Could not start the DHCP Client service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The Dependency service or group failed to start." Please help.

    Xaphar220 pointsBadges:
  • Path Depth in Windows XP, Windows 7, & Vista

    I have a client that receives files from one of his clients in Sweden, the files are obviously created in Windows 7 or Vista but he is running Windows XP. Now the Files and Folders full paths can run up to 13 folders deep for example this is the full path to one of the files C:Documents and...

    shanekearney810 pointsBadges:
  • Finding the host from VMware Fusion

    We've just created a new virtual machine on Windows XP using VMware Fusion. Our VM is using NAT to share our host's Internet connection. But how can we access the host from it? I believe we need to find the IP address first, but what's after that?

    ITKE62,465 pointsBadges:
  • I need cisco aironet 802.11a/b/g driver for windows xp

    Hi I lost my cd that contained my network wireless adapter aironet 802.11a/b/g driver and I couldn't download it from cisco site!! Could anyone help me!? Thank you. --- Regards Mahnaz

    Aliyani265 pointsBadges:
  • Windows not recognizing my external hard drive.

    When I plug my external hard drive into the USB, it does absolutely nothing. It doesn't recognize that a device has been connected at all. I know it's not a problem with the hard drive itself, because it works just fine when I plug it into my laptop, and I know it's not a problem with the USB port...

    Aaron Brown15 pointsBadges:
  • How to restore the deleted data or from formatted drive

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    240210230 pointsBadges:
  • Acronis Backup & Restore Issue

    I have Windows XP installed on my PC with some application (shared) running on that PC, I would like to make a clone of this PC using Acronis Backup & Recovery. After booting with Acronis Bootable in the source column my Local HDD doesn’t show up, I can only see the external HDD. What could...

    aneeeel35 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading computers from Windows XP to Windows 7 best data migration practice.

    We will be upgrading users to Windows 7. We currently have XP SP3 boxes. We will need to migrate the data to new boxes. The boxes will come with 7 pre installed. Should each box be turned on and the data migrated directly or should we backup to the server and pull it in from there? Can this be...

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How can I add more storage space to VirtualBox?

    I recently installed Windows XP on a VirtualBox and I made the hard drive only store 10GB since I assumed it would just expand in size (since VMware hard drives do that). But anyway, now I'm trying to install Visual Studio 2010 but the VirtualBox has run out of space. How can I add more storage...

    ITKE62,465 pointsBadges:
  • How to print file without opening on Windows XP desktop

    We created a new profile (Windows XP sp3) on a desktop and the EndUser is no longer able to right click on a file and send it directly to print without opening it. The print option is not listed. Any suggestions on how I can fix this? Thank you, Mich

    mp0427910 pointsBadges:
  • How can I open an EXE disk?

    Daughter purchased a game that has EXE on the bottom of the package. Do we have to purchase a program in order to open EXE discs. We cannot load the game on our Windows XP programmed computer??

    UncleRemus5 pointsBadges:
  • Crystal Reports 8.5 Cannot insert Field or Text Objects

    I have been using 8.5 for years without any problem. Recently I have been unable to create any new reports. I am not allowed to insert any field or text objects. I am also unable to modify any of the existing thousands of reports. I have reinstalled a number of times. It will work for a few objects...

    JimSand5 pointsBadges:
  • Blue screen problem

    Hello,  I tried to install Windows XP professional on my Acer system. I made my first bootable device as CD-ROM and the second as HDD. The system boots from the CD and shows that setup is loading the files. And immediately after that a blue screen pops up and says a message. I'm not able to move...

    Mooncmc5 pointsBadges:

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