• Windows XP Error at Startup

    My brother-in-law has a Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop PC, running WIN XP PRO, the following error message pops up right after the welcome screen goes off. STOP: C000021s {Fatal System Error} The windows subsystem system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of ox c0000005 (0x7c9106c3...

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  • Can you rename the WINDOWS folder

    I'd like to know if you can rename a working C:\WINDOWS systems folder to C:\WINNT in Windows XP-PRO. The applications that I'm using point to \WINNT, and cannot be easily changed. Dennis M.

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  • Folder Options/File Types – Advanced option missing , Windows XP

    When I go to Folder Options -> File Types for .doc file type, I can not get "Advanced" option; instead there is "Restore". When I go to other file types it is all fine. Please help me get the "Advanced" option since I need to troubleshoot a problem with opening .doc files from the desktop. Thank...

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  • Failed to print a .PDF document over a network printer

    I recently tried to print a PDF document on a PC installed with adobe reader over a network printer connected directly to another PC. But every time I click print, the PC asks for an output filename and I go on to put in a file name but the document doesn't get printed and yet other Microsoft word...

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  • Files Automatically getting deleted

    Hello, We have an enterprise suite which runs on a client-server model. This uses the native file system to store the database. The server runs on Windows XP and also 2003 Server OS. We have noticed that suddenly some files have started missing. We checked thoroughly using Anti-virus and Anti...

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  • Unlock group policy from PC

    A workstation was removed from domain without turning off group policy. How do I now turnĀ unlock GP locked items.

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  • Control the Windows and third-party services in Windows 2000/XP/2003 system

    What is used to control the Windows and third-party services installed in a Windows 2000/XP/2003 system?

    Tj57455 pointsBadges:
  • How to convert a blank CD into a bootable Windows XP boot disk?

    Hello, can you please tell me the detailed process to convert a blank CD into a Bootable CD-ROM? Basically which file makes the blank CD into a Bootable CD? Thanks Regards

    Amardeep1981120 pointsBadges:
  • Password at boot screen.

    I came home this evening to be confronted with my son asking about my password for my laptop. I have never used a password of any type. I tried booting it as soon as it passes the first boot screen it asks for a password. Blue screen ten digits. I downloaded the manufactures passwords and some...

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  • Windows 7/XP Memory Usage

    Hi There! I have Windows 7 and Windows XP Machines we support. I am always curious when I notice that say out of 6GB Memory, 50% is used, but when I look at the task manager in private memory set, the largest couple are a few hundred meg each and then there are a few at 40-50 and downwards. It...

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  • Can I send a text message from Microsoft Office Communicator Instant Messaging?

    If I am away from my PC and I am pinged, is there a way to send a text message to my cell phone indicating that I have been pinged?

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  • Any way to view all C: drive files by size?

    I'm looking for a way to recursively list all files on a Windows XP C: drive and sort them by size, similar to what you'd do with "ls -R" in Unix. Is there any way to do this?

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  • Regarding Hyperlinked PDF

    Dear sir/madam, I have an issue regarding Hyperlinked PDF. We have created one intranet web using Dot.net with Windows XP PC. When we are putting data in Windows 7 PC, we can't view the Hyperlinked PDF. It is just showing up blank. But when we put in XP, it is showing the PDF file. When we make XP...

    arul1235 pointsBadges:
  • RUNAS error: Unable to acquire user password

    I am trying to write a VBScript that will use local admin rights to run another script. However, for some reason I can't get the RUNAS command to take the password. I am including my script below: set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") WshShell.Run ("%comspec% /k RUNAS...

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  • What causes FREQUENT ‘Active Desktop Recovery’?

    What causes FREQUENT 'Active Desktop Recovery'? For some reason I regularly get 'Active Desktop Recovery'? - EVEN AFTER a 'Windows drive' WIPE & RE-INSTALL! Why? Even after installing XP SP3, it made no difference. Admittedly it's only irritating but that's bad enough when it happens as regular...

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  • Logon script to modifiy computer description to reflect username

    Hi, as the title suggests we're looking for a way to track whose logged onto what machine, and a simple script solution would be ideal, basically something to modify the computer description field to reflect the username or fullname of the logged on user. Thanks

    Yasb15 pointsBadges:
  • Generating Crystal report (8.5) on Windows 7 isn’t working

    Basically we have two Visual Basic projects, lets say 1.Diapp.vbp and 2.adacrystal.vbp. In order to generate the Crystal Reports, I have consumed adacrystalreport.dll into the Diapp.vbp application, adacrystalreport.dll is a part of adacrystal.vbp Visual Basic project. Crystal reports is working...

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  • How do I restore administrator account in Windows XP?

    I have disabled the administrator account in Windows XP and I don't know how to turn it back on. I am running Windows in safe mode but cannot restore administrator account nor change the account in any way. I have to use a guest account. Can anyone tell me how to restore the admin account?

    Ishfaqkhan5 pointsBadges:
  • ngen.exe – Application Error – The application failed to inititalize properly (0xc0000005).

    I am getting lots of instances of users with the below error message: ngen.exe - Application Error The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005). Click OK to terminate the application. I have noticed this in previous companies and you can normally click OK and that's it. However, on...

    Dani071035 pointsBadges:
  • No Shutdown and restart option after PC joined to Domain

    Hi. We recently setup a 2008 Server Domain in our company. When we configure PC as client of Domain server, all PCs don't have Shutdown, restart button on XP and on Vista while Windows 7 option was also disabled. I gone through Google and updates GP but the situation is still the same. Kindly...

    IT4HumAn5 pointsBadges:

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