• Configuring local stroage network

    on my XP machine, I have 2 NICs (one connected to a GB network and on only to a switch connected to only 2 networked disks [Ximeta Netdisks]). On the GB connection (my local area connection) I am running all the standard protocols and on the other NIC (my local storage network) I am running...

    Veltkamp0 pointsBadges:
  • New Power supply

    I just purchased a new power supply for an XP system and am 100% sure I hooked everything back up the way it was. The computer now turns on but nothing is being displayed on the monitor. There is nothing wrong with the monitor as I have connected it to several other computers. Any Ideas to what the...

    Cessna38475 pointsBadges:
  • Resetting XP workstation password without needing to reboot

    I have a Win XP build that has the switch user option disabled. A user locked the machine and forgot their password. Their password was reset, but they had to re-boot the workstation for the new password to take effect. Is there a way to have the password reset and not require the user to reboot as...

    Hussainshoaib5 pointsBadges:
  • Writing over unallocated disk space

    Is there a product that is available to write over unallocated disk space for an XP desktop? Would like to do so without jeopardizing data integrity of the existing FS. Intent is to fully "delete" data for security reasons; as a routine process.

    Gdd305 pointsBadges:
  • 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:
  • How to grant wireless access in XP to normal users

    We setup wireless access for our user's laptops on our network and it works fine because the wireless was setup by the admin account. Now the user takes the laptop home and wants to use their wireless to vpn into work but can't because it is requesting admin access to setup the wireless link to...

    Buddyfarr6,850 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot close dialog box…

    I cannot close this Windows 3.1 Compatible Fax Driver box. It says: Unable to start WOW. Verify the ability to run a Win 16 application and retry. What causes this and how do I get rid of it? Thanks

    Rockkandii25 pointsBadges:
  • NO internet connection

    Will the loss of an IP address show up as a network cable unplugged message on the system tray. A subnet at my office has been set up with static IPs and one of the PCs has no internet connection

    JParra7210 pointsBadges:
  • IE 7 installation problems

    When I install IE 7 On my Xp SP 2 machine. Initially it works fine, but when I power down, the next time I power up it does not connect me to my ISP. When go through tools to internet options the home page has been changed to a Microsoft Web page

    Peter0110 pointsBadges:
  • Copying a user account

    I want to copy a user account from "administrator" to another user name. The admin account is currently set up exactly as the user wants it. The alternative of course is to create the new account and configure it that way, but if there is a quick way of making a copy then "demoting" the new...

    Flame14,925 pointsBadges:
  • File sharing

    i have a laptop with vista operating system and a desktop pc with XP operating systems...is there any way for wireless sharing of files between these systems?

    Rinsa150 pointsBadges:
  • A user reports that when he logs on to his account in Windows XP, all his files on Desktop and My document etc are gone

    A user reports that when he logs on to his account in Windows XP, all his files on Desktop and My document etc are gone. His Outlook is also not working; when he tries to open Outlook ll ask him to configure an account. It seems as though he logging into a brand new account. What could be wrong and...

    ITKE344,705 pointsBadges:
  • Windows stand by mode

    on my newly installed XP OS I dont have the option to put my system in stand by mode, I can only turn it off. How do I get the "stand by" option back on my computer?

    Cessna38475 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Permissions Issue

    Hi, I have a mapped network drive on a client (Windows XP) which maps to a file server (Win 2003 Server). I want the top level folder structure of this mapped drive to be fixed so that folders can't be deleted or renamed. Anything in the directories below this top level can be changed or deleted. I...

    Nickc197665 pointsBadges:
  • installing ubuntu, then installing win XP in an eepc laptop

    seeing as how the eepc has no cd rom and i have no external cd rom, can i just install (or use the existing linux OS) a linux THEN install windows XP via usb copied from MY win XP installation cd? are there other ways to install, such as maybe installing linux in a usb flash disc then run that on...

    Untitled5 pointsBadges:
  • Wireless software trouble

    I had to completely reinstall my XP Pro OS due to problems with dual booting Linux....anyways, how can i get Intel Pro/Wireless back on my laptop without being able to access the internet to download it? I tried plugging the Ethernet cable from my home PC into it but it still wont let me connect....

    Cessna38475 pointsBadges:
  • Change language on operating system.

    Can I change the language on windows vista or xp by reinstalling using the same key? Same computer, same key, just different language. Is that violating any microsoft rules?

    Citopr5 pointsBadges:
  • 5250 connection from Windows XP with V5R4M0

    Windows XP and client v5r4m0. When user clicks the desktop icon for 5250 connectivity he goes directly to the green screen and the usual router log in screen is by passed. How can we restore the router log in screen? We have tried windows delete cached passwords but that doesn't seem to work.

    AS400 - Ask the Expert485 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Firewall behind a network domain

    Is there ever a time when Windows XP Firewall be turned off? e.g should it be when the PC/notebook resides within a company domain? Or is it the case that it simply doesn't matter?

    Jam80 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP Bridge Connections

    i have a desktop, a laptop and a wireless signal can someone plz give me step-by-step instructions for setting up a network bridge to connect my ethernet connection between my laptop and the desktop to the wireless signal being recieved by my laptop do all 3 ipaddresses have to be static, the same...

    Itguy1509220 pointsBadges:

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