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  • Similar Microsoft/SAS/Wireless Issue that has my IT department stumped – HELP!

    For the last few weeks, my computer will not let me open Word, EXCEL, SAS, or any other similar program file when I am connected to my wireless internet. When I start up my computer, with the wireless enabled, it takes close to ten minutes for my icons to appear. If I disable my wireless prior to...

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  • Windows XP – Workgroups – awaken computer remotely from standby

    Does anyone know if there is a Windows command like "net use" that can be issued from computer A to wake up computer B which is in standby mode. I want to thenissue the shutdown command from computer A. (The shutdown command works remotely, but it seems that the computer cannot be in standby.)...

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  • Networking and Windows Workgroups.

    My situation: I am a reitred Oracle Database Administrator with little expertise in Windows. I am currently doing volunteer work for an organization of volunteers maintaining their network of 8 computers in a Windows XP Professional Workgroup. I have little experience but am learning. The volunteer...

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  • Please help with Windows ME external drive problem

    Thanks in advance for anyone who can help. I have looked for hours all over the internet for a similar problem but couldn't find anything like mine. I have two computers one running XP and one with ME. Recently I bought a SimpleTech 320gb usb external hard drive . I first had it formatted NTFS but...

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  • Deploying software package through group policy

    I am trying to deploy software via an .msi file through group policy. There are multiple branches in my domain. I have copied the .msi file to the local domain controller for each branch. I want to create a gpo for each branch that will deploy the .msi file from their respective domain controllers....

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  • Problems after installing fresh copy of Windows XP

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    I have somehow set my computer to run NTFS Check Disk everytime I start it. How can I turn it off as it take about an hour to complete before I can access anything?

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  • Windows XP ping computer name resolves to VPN IP instead of local address

    In a windows XP professional, connected to a fortissl VPN. The machine is connected to a router that gives local addresses with DHCP. The machine is not in a domain. No domain controller. From <computer name>, ping <computer name> gives the address of the VPN virtual adapter (when...

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  • Acrobat Pro 7 to 9 upgrade problem – shared network folder creation

    We used Acrobat Pro 7 for collaboration by using shared internal network folders. When we recently upgraded to Pro V9, we cannot create the shared network folders anymore. We use XP and MSO 2003. Tried Adobe support, didn't help. Key is assistance in creating a network folder on a shared corporate...

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  • Remote desktop connection error

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  • what is the best way to network three pc so that i can access folders on the three machines

    what is the best way to network three pc so that i can access folders on the three machines i want all of us to have access to our work that we have saved on the machine the machines use win xp home

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  • Can not type command in Windows XP Recovery Console

    After reformatting Win XP, I now get a blue screen, registry error and can not boot to windows. Following to instruction from micro soft typing in some code in the recovery console. but i can not type anything in the recovery console. It only lets me type in #1. Please can some one help???

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  • Newbie seeks help setting up and configuring Windows Server 2003

    am Windows user, my office have 6staff ( maximum are using XP sp2 os) and i would like to get information about the set up of server 2003. i have server and it is not configured for log in to it, i have connect server into network. yes they can connect server as usual they connect in LAN to other...

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  • Adding a hold queue and a print queue in XP

    How to add a hold queue and a print queue in XP. I've done this by configuring the LPR port in the port properties of the print queue. But for some strange reason I can't remember the stesps now.

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  • One user losing access in Server 2003

    I have a network of around 30 users, On Friday and Today (Monday), I have one user who cannot connect to one of the servers. This server has the "public folder" that everyone has access to as well as a few other folders that are permission controlled. He still can access his E-mail via exchange, as...

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  • Excel 03 won’t release cell

    We've had a couple of users run into issues with Excel 03 not releasing a cell as if were in EXT mode. Problem is that when we press F8 it won't release it. ESC hasn't helped and it locks up the workbook so the only way to close it is through Task Manager. Running Windows XP Pro SP2 with MS Office...

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