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    How do I covert a binary file to a folder where I can open it?

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  • Software restriction policy

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    Xxx385 pointsBadges:
  • CPU for Dell desktop

    Can I upgrade to an i5 CPU on my Dell desktop?

    Tommycrinan15 pointsBadges:
  • Opening an external hard drive

    I am trying to open an external hard drive in Windows XP and it will not open. How do I open it. It was I think a backup from another computer that ran Windows 8.

    steve22220 pointsBadges:
  • Old analog system

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    therk137715 pointsBadges:
  • Infinite XP Home Edition 2000 boot loop

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    ReaperOfIT10 pointsBadges:
  • How to repair Windows XP from consistently crashing?

    Why am I receiving the error message "Not Responding" at arbitrary times when I'm on my PC/internet.  The computer freezes, but usually not longer than a minute each time, but it is unbelievably annoying, as it occurs so often. The same crash arises with the message "Virtual Memory Minimum Too...

    Minister245 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to see freenas from file browser on windows network?

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    cossack5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP/computer freezes error message

    Boot start or system start driver failed to Load ftsta2.

    wisher15 pointsBadges:
  • Can I magrate my existing XP 32bit installation to new XP 64bit

    Hello I am wondering if there are any members who have performed a successful migration of an XP 32bit installation onto new 64bit hardware. In the past when upgrading hardware I have used a disk imaging utility to image my XP installation onto my new hardware and drive, then perform a repair...

    Locka2k5 pointsBadges:
  • BSOD Stop: 0x000000F4 (0×00000003, 0x8982F218, 0x8982F38C, 0x805D1204)

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    Polyglot7175 pointsBadges:
  • One windows user account too many in Windows XP

    How do I get rid of a user that Windows has created on its own? The false user has my name and only shows up in Safe Mode. The computer hangs on shut down and I have to power it down. In safe mode, I found the extra user. I think the hang up is that the computer is trying to log out of two users...

    Jesebo5 pointsBadges:
  • xp activation

    I tried to get around the xp activation by following the following instructions:Click on Start * Find and Click ?Run? * Type regedit * Click the plus next to ?HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE? * Click the plus next to ?SOFTWARE? * Click the plus next to ?Microsoft? * Click the plus next to ?Windows NT? * Click...

    deanne95 pointsBadges:
  • mp4v to mp4conversion…what program to use

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    gadget15035 pointsBadges:
  • No network device

    No network device found on my laptop. I'm using Windows XP and I tried to configure it in setup. Please help me.

    sendme12345 pointsBadges:
  • No ethernet controller in recent Dual-boot Windows XP and Ubuntu

    Bought a second-hand Compaq Evo-D310 a couple of years ago. It came with a Windows XP CD but not with any other disks. I dual-booted Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long Term Support). Sound and ethernet controller (ie. internet) on the XP and Ubuntu worked fine. Yesterday I decided to install...

    resander15 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t ping folder and files

    I'm able to share the folder and files but I can't ping each other on the same network. How can I do that?

    nopingbutcansharefiles10 pointsBadges:
  • S.M.A.R.T HDD

    My computer cannot read my hard drive,there is a message that HDD S.M.A.R.T is disable. How can i enable it?

    jaysonrivera08037430 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP

    How to create a Bootable USB drive (Pen Drive) with Windows XP? I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this question. Anyhow if you know the answer please let me know. Thanks Surey.

    Sureyz2,300 pointsBadges:
  • Internet Explorer vs. Firefox

    Hello, I'm the Assistant Editor on SearchWindowsSecurity.com. I'm looking to start a discussion about what browser people are using and why. Also, is anyone considering switching from IE to Firefox, or are your plans to stay with IE? Here's some food for thought... As of Feb. 2005, an estimated 35...

    LMullen0 pointsBadges:

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