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 [...]
Answer Question | September 23, 2010 3:13 PM
Data migration, Windows, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows 7 installation, Windows Operating System, Windows Upgrades, Windows XP, Windows XP SP3
How can we survey our network to determine what if any computers can be upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Is there a tool to scan or will we need to run an application on each one? We have AD and can push something out using group policy if this will help.
Answer Question | September 17, 2010 3:25 PM
Active Directory, Group Policy, Group Policy management, Windows 7, Windows 7 deployment, Windows XP
When one of the employees that I deal with saves or copies a document in excel, it closes all open windows on the desktop and doesn’t save or copy the document. This issue is intermitant. Any ideas?
Answer Question | September 16, 2010 1:02 PM
Excel 2003, Excel 2003 functions, Excel error messages, Windows XP
hi, I have two internet connections cum LANs in two departments of office, each having same ISP, hub and 4 PCs. Now I want to connect both LANs only for local file sharing, without disturbing their own seperate internet connections. i want that all 8 computers can share files but an internet connction will support [...]
Answer Question | January 13, 2011 8:43 AM
LAN, Local area networks, Network routing, Networking, Windows XP
We want to set up a guest account strictly just for web browsing. How should that be configured in ad? How can we make sure that the user has no rights to other network objects? We do not want them to change the password or have any settings remembered.
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 5:21 PM
Active Directory, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
How do you handle new machines joined to your domain? Do you have scripts in place and GPs to automate most of your new machines setup? Can you share them with us
Answer Question | October 30, 2010 3:48 PM
Active Directory, AD, Group Policy, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Objects, Windows XP
How do you install Windows XP Mode on Windows7 ultimate 64 bit? How do I install applications in it where there are shortcuts on my desktop? Is it seamless?
Answer Question | September 15, 2010 3:46 PM
Virtual mode, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 Administration, Windows 7 deployment, Windows XP
We run several custom applications that use Windows DCOM. How can we test if the applications will work when we upgrade from Windows XP SP3 to Windows 7? Are there compatibility testing applications?
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 8:29 PM
DCOM, Windows 7, Windows 7 deployment, Windows XP, Windows XP SP3
Can I uninstall service pack 3 from my XP desktop? I think it has caused some communication errors with our VPN and want to uninstall it so I can see if that is what caused the issue. Can that be done?
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 1:28 PM
VPN, VPN Error Messages, VPN Monitoring, Windows XP, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP Troubleshooting
how to configure dns server in XP
Answer Question | September 14, 2010 12:32 PM
DNS, DNS configuration, DNS registration, DNS server, DNS Server Configuration, Domain Name System, Windows XP, Windows XP administration
Hi All, I am only new to scripting and do not pretend to know a lot about it, with that said can anyone help me write a script/batch file to do the following. I create backups of client machines while they are repaired, these backups are then put on our NAS but after a period [...]
Answer Question | September 13, 2010 6:38 PM
Batch file to backup, Batch files, NAS, NAS backup, Scripting, Windows 7, Windows XP
How can I share a folder in xp that doesn’t require a username and password?
Answer Question | September 11, 2010 8:00 PM
Security in 2010, Shared folders, Windows XP, Windows XP Security
I am aware of many applications that allow you to send email from the command line. My favorite is ‘sendEmail’ which I use in batch files and ‘.exe’s’ to retrieve logs and files from my client’s computers when trouble shooting their software. What I cannot find is a way to check email or receive notices [...]
Answer Question | September 16, 2010 2:49 PM
.exe, Batch files, Command line, Command line tools, Email (systems), Windows 7, Windows XP
Is there a way to send a message to a computer on a Windows XP workgroup to display on a monitor connected through the workgroup
Answer Question | September 18, 2010 5:53 PM
Windows networking, Windows XP, Windows XP configuration, Windows XP Workgroup
is there some substitute for netterm of xp in linux ?
Answer Question | September 12, 2010 12:50 PM
Application software, Linux, Linux applications, Windows XP
Moving profile and applications from Windows XP to Windows 7. Can it be done? I want to upgrade to 7 on this XP SP3 box. I do not want to reinstall everything. Is there an application that can help me?
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 8:31 PM
Windows 7, Windows 7 installation, Windows 7 upgrade, Windows XP, Windows XP SP3
Shared formula from /xl/worksheets/sheet3.xml part error message upon opening.
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 2:32 PM
Excel error messages, Excel worksheets, Windows XP, XML
I have a client machine here it’s a HP Pavilion dv6-1210sa Win Vista Installed I need to downgrade it to XP but in the BIOS there is no option to Disable SATA Can anyone tell me where I can find the SATA AHCI driver for this AMD computer Please Two days now searching and and [...]
Answer Question | April 6, 2011 1:23 PM
SATA, SATA AHCI AMD processor, SATA Drives, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP installation
HI I have recently installed Windows7. When I go to edit my joomla websites, I am blocked by my hosting provider. They do not know the reason. I have reset my modem to provide another ip address but about 10 minutes later, the situation occurs again. It seems that when I take the windows7 machine [...]
Answer Question | September 8, 2010 3:16 AM
ADSL, ADSL2+, IP address, IP address conflict, Windows 7, Windows XP
I know this is a beginnger question, so I apologize in advance. I’m a tech teacher in K-12. There have been times when I called tech support and the tech has come and run some sort of diagnostic on a laptop I was having trouble with. Several times, they’ve concluded the diagnostic and said, “the [...]
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 9:21 PM
CHKDSK, HARD drive, Windows administration, Windows XP