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Microsoft Windows XP is the sixth release of the NT series of operating systems, and was the first to be marketed in a variety of editions: XP Home...

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Can't connect to shared folder on windows 10 Pro computer from windows Xp Pro computer


 have a software program that is very old and running on windows xp pro.  The xp pro computer is in


Free Up Disk Space On Your C: Drive

IntroductionRunning out of space on the C: drive of your Windows XP machine and no budget…

Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...  …

Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...

Ransomware in general is something none of us …

Applications worthy of being in a Windows Techie Toolkit.


This article mainly focuses on Windows XP but the utilities we are going to …
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How to migrate uncooperative Windows XP mode to HyperV?

We have a client who is running XP Mode with some legacy piece of software under Windows 7 on a …
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Free remote program to Windows XP computer?

Hello, I have a program that I usually use to remotely access and configure computers through the …
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AutoHotkey - Getting Started

AutoHotkey is an excellent, free, open source programming/scripting language for Windows. It started out as a keyboard/mouse macros product, but has expanded into a robust language. This article provides an introduction to it, with links to additional resources for EE members who want to learn more.

Registry Cleaners - Good or harmful to your PC?

It is only natural that we all want our PCs to be in good working order, improved system …
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How do I clone a drive on a lab machine running an embedded version of XP


I am trying to repair two identical medical machines which run XP embedded. One works flawlessly, …
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Can I use AVG Antivirus Business Edition and Acronis True Image 2021 on the same computer?

I have Acronis True Image 2021 installed on my computer.   I also have a subscription to AVG …
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This old dog needs to learn new tricks


I currently do a lot of Excel 2010 development in Windows XP as a virtual machine hosted by

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Why Windows not able to bootup? What files are affected?


This is using MS Windows XP 32-bit system. This system cannot be booting. When booting, the startup

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Starting yesterday, my Windows XP computer / hard drive, is abnormally slow.  What could be the problem?

I have a Windows computer, with a Seagate 1 TB drive as my C drive.  The drive is about 6 years old.…
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Anyone have experience creating an image on Raid 1 and restoring to Raid 10 (Server 2012 w/SQL)


Brand new site today has 29 GB left of 1.2TB hot-plug dual-port SAS in a Raid 1 config. It …

Microsoft release Security Patches for Windows XP and …

Microsoft release Security Patches for Windows XP and Windows 2003, against the SMBv1 Security …
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How to read data from an old DOS HDD

My client asked me to get the programs and data from an old PC.   Its an old 386/486 that defines …
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How to get educated about computer backup.

Hi, I am curious to know how a professional can get trained in Backup Technology Concepts. We own a …
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My windows XP machine is running at 100% CPU all the time

Ive tried installing AVG and Avast to check for viruses but oddly they wont install, ie no shortcut. …
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Keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) to move mouse in multi-monitor configuration - AutoHotkey Script

In configurations with multiple monitors, it can be difficult and time-consuming to move the mouse pointer to a particular monitor. This article presents a script written in AutoHotkey that defines hotkeys — such as Alt+Ctrl+1, Alt+Ctrl+2, etc. — to move the mouse easily and quickly to any monitor.

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