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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 and XP Professional, designed for business and power users. The advanced features in XP Professional are generally disabled in Home Edition, but are there and can be activated. There were two 64-bit editions, an embedded edition and a tablet edition.

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Acronis:  I have a server and I want to make a copy of it using Acronis Backup AdvancedWS_11.7, now I want to make this server virtual, put it as hyperV, can I do that with Acronis? or is there any other tool that you know of?

Thank you everyone.
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I wish to cancel a backup which appears to be running without my starting it.
The PC is running windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I am using Acronis Backup version 12 which is described when I click the "About" button as follows:

Web console service: v.12.0.2607

Backup management server: v.12.0.3622

Backup management console: v.12.0.6081

When I launch backup Exec in Microsoft explorer using Http://localhost:9877/

And observe the Status it indicates that a backup is being performed with 52% complete.

I normally manually start backups and wish to start another backup without waiting for this backup to complete.

How can I cancel the backup that is running (or any backup that is running).
Powerring down the PC and poering up again makes no difference, even with the MMS service stopped (Acronis Managed Machine Service)
Dear all,

One of my client has 4 laptops two of them are WINDOWS XP and others are WIN 7.

He is asking me if there is a possible way to take an image from these laptops and put them on a virtual client like VMWARE, Oracle.... etc.

Please share with me a software that can do that please.

Note: He does not have windows server.
Good day

Having issues with Acronis Backup 12.5. I have used it on numerous servers but the one server is giving errors when remotly trying to install the agent.

Acronis Server details
Windows 2012 R2 up to date with patching

Target server
Windows 2012 R2 up to date with patching

I have even disabled AV and firewall on the target server. The installation from the Acronis server will run up to 38% and then fails with the below error

Windows error: (0x80070643) Fatal error during installation

Date and time

Oct 02, 2018, 11:09:50 AM






TOL: Failed to execute the command. Remote installation

Additional info:

Error code: 22
Module: 309
LineInfo: 0x8D165E86FB81959B
Fields: {"$module":"management_server_vsa64_10330","CommandID":"8F2647A6-33E4-400D-BE39-561E2C91CC2F"}
Message: TOL: Failed to execute the command. Remote installation
Error code: 22
Module: 309
LineInfo: 0x8D165E86FB81959B
Fields: {"$module":"remote_installation_addon_vsa64_10330","CommandID":"8F2647A6-33E4-400D-BE39-561E2C91CC2F"}
Message: TOL: Failed to execute the command. Remote installation
Error code: 140
Module: 69
LineInfo: 0x448BB490B35D3532
Fields: {"$module":"remote_installation_addon_vsa64_10330"}
Message: Request to the remote installation service has failed. This may indicate a connection failure.

Error code: 101
Module: …
We are attempting to run a Windows XP system in VMWare Workstation that was converted from a physical to virtual. We used VMWare converter to create a virtual image of an existing physical system. When we boot XP VM it wants us to activate with Microsoft. At this point we cannot even get into the system, so until we can activate the system is useless. I have never seen it not let you at least get into the OS. I just want to make it clear that the physical XP system is working fine, but after the P -> V we cannot get into the virtual system. I tried changing the product key but nothing is working. I even contacted our department that handles our Microsoft Volume Licensing and he said they don't even have Windows XP x86 license keys listed anymore. Finally, I used the phone number on the activation screen and called Microsoft. They said Windows XP is not supported and really didn't offer much help. Unfortunately upgrading this system is not an option as the unique software installed the system is no longer available.

How can I get this system activated? Someone at work recommended using sysprep on the system. Is this because this is an HP system that has an OEM version of Windows XP which will only run on an HP? The host system is a Dell system that is running Windows 10. That's why I wanted to change the serial but it's not taking it.

Lastly, when we converted this physical we set both the XP physical and the Dell Windows 10 machine to local IP addresses as to not put …
There's a request for "Change runbook" that documents/records changes from Day 1
so that in the event of bad changes (malicious or inadvertent ones) being introduced
over along the line of changes, we can rebuild a server/system back selectively,
dropping the "bad" change so that we can bring up the system to a "clean" slate.

Was told it's not "Change Control" nor CRs that we are looking at here.

I've suggested that a 'bare metal' backup be done with incremental backups (think
EMC has one such product) but this is not what the team requires.

Any document, tools or method are much appreciated.
I have a number of robots which are actually computers running xp sp3 which are connected to a windows 2003 server domain.,

I would like these computers to auto-log in when the power is first applied, using a domain account, instead of stopping at the log in screen.

I've gone to the users section of the control panel and the message You can not change this users password appears.  I suspect that's because the user is a domain account.

Can anyone help?
Software recommendation for Bare Metal Restore of Dissimilar Hardware.  I have an older Asus VivoBook S500C running current version of Windows 10.  I would like to purchase a new laptop and do an image restore without starting from scratch reinstalling individual software packages.
I have a very old 2U LaCie Ethernet Disk which has a proprietary Windows XP Embedded software installed. I recently moved it from one physical location to another in a server rack and since then can no longer access it over the network as it won't accept the network credentials.

I can connect a KB/Mouse and monitor to the machine and see it boot up, I can then input the admin username/pw and boot into this special XP Embedded. I can see the data on the drive via a "Backup Wizard" but there is no traditional windows explorer.

There are no diagnostic issues present on the drive and the firewall for the drive is completely disabled. I can even connect to this drive via Remote Desktop Connection and see the same as if I connect directly.

However, if I try to access the drive contents via a networked computer using the IP address in order to map the drive... I'm presented with the prompt to Enter network credentials but it won't accept the admin password at this point, despite accepting those same credentials on login and via Remote Desktop Connection. I know the credentials are right because it's the same admin credentials for all of our network drives.

The disk itself is visible/detectable via the LaCie network assistant but it displays a message that it "Cannot list the device volumes. See the [web] Dashboard for more information." Clicking on the provided button to open the web access dashboard opens my browser …

This page Enables you to Download virtual machines

Test Microsoft Edge and versions of IE8 through IE11 using free virtual machines you download and manage locally.

It's pre-built just have load them and they work

Anyone know if there is similar for Windows XP?
I need a VirtualBox

Do I need to build from scratch using a DVD?
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Acronis True Image 2019 just released!

Create a reliable backup. Make sure you always have dependable copies of your data so you can restore your entire system or individual files.

When I got here, I believe the XP Service Pack 3 PC connected fine to their Win10 Pro PC, which they use as their "server" to share files.  Now I have replaced the Win10 PC with a newer one--and now I can't connect their XP PC to it.  I can successfully ping from XP to Win10 PCs, but when I try "Net Use F: \\Whse\F-Drive" like all the other PCs on the LAN use, I get:

"System error 64 has occurred.  The specified network name is no longer available."

I have tried many things that do NOT work--including similar questions on e-e--but I'm hoping someone here will know what WILL work to solve the problem.  TIA
I had this question after viewing Need to kill an application that is auto starting on Windows CE 5.0.

I have a remote device running Windows Embedded CE 6.   I would like to add some bench automation to this unit, but like most target devices ti has an autostart routine that puts an app on a touch screen with limited functions.    I am confident I can get the automation I need if I can only poke around in the file system of the target device.   I am trying to connect to the device remotely with a Windows10 machine, so activesync is out.  I did try a windows XP machine and activesync failed, so the target device is not set up for that.   That leaves TCP/IP I guess and a connection with Visual Studio tools?   Is there a better tool?   VS requires that I install Corecon files to the target, but if I could install files to the target, I would not need Visual Studios.....  The unit can be attached with OEM software to run remotely as well as firmware updates are installed via USB connection, so I am pretty sure there is an agent installed to the target that allows this.   The unit installs to devices under Windows10 as "USB Remote NDIS Network Device".  I apologize for my novice approach here, but I am more of a hardware gy than software.   I am willing to hire this hel pout if anyone knows a contractor that works with embedded windows.     Thanks so much for reading!!

In our company, we have a mixture of Windows 10 Pro and Windows XP Professional installations joining a workgroup, NOT domain.

Usually the sharing folder between computers is working well, except of some rare cases, were a "turn on discovery" or "turn off pasword protection" is needed after some updates on Windows 10.

Recently a problem appears which i believe is related to 1803 version.

The machines that upgraded to 1803 version although they can browse every machine on network, they cannot acces them by clicking on them with message "Windows cannot access \\xxxx". Strangely they can access them by typing \\xxxx in the address bar of file explorer.

Does anyone knows where to look at for more information?

Thanks in advance
What is the best free way to clone an hard drive (moving to SSD)

with a bootdisk. so I don't need to install anything on windows.
I am working on a large VB6 project.  I am using Windows XP  as the development environment.  For various reasons, I moved had to a new Windows XP machine.  I have everything set up the same as the old machine (Win-XP SP3, VB6 SP-6 etc).  My program needs connects to an SQL database.  I have all the same references selected as on the old machine, however for some reason my connection to the Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects Recordset 2.8 Library isn't "connected".  I get a debug error the first time I use ADODB as in:
Set rsTable as ADODB.Recordset

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There is no intellisense associated with ADODB.  I have the Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects Recordset 2.8 Library selected in the References.  I have reinstalled the MDAC28SDK.  I have also re-registered the MSADOR15.DLL file.

The program will run on the machine, connect to the SQL etc fine when run from the .EXE, but won't run in the development environment.

Anyone have any ideas about this?
thanks in advance

I used to use This Acronis Drive Monitor free software for SATA drive (the name of the file is ADM_en-us.exe).
The Lenovo T470 has mSATA drive; I tried to use the above software for Lenovo T470, but did not work.

Question: Is there a free software for mSATA drive monitor please.

Hi; I am looking for ssma for access migration tool version 4.5 or 5.3 wich uses 32bit since i run windows Xp
I have Acronis for backups to tape.  I want to be able to backup "System State" of my DC.  What files or folders do I need to make sure get backed up?
I want to ask about high contrast ,by mistech i pressed alt+clr+prtscn and high contrast be on and now would not turn off.so i want to turn off high contrast using admin .so tell me about process....
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I am having a java application with source code and libraries.

I would like to convert the entire java source to DART. Basically wants to convert the java application to DART Application (Java flavour) - https://www.dartlang.org/

Can someone help me what would be the easiest way or best approach or ways to quickly convert a java project to DART project ???

All the functionalities are same and no change in the functionality of the appplication.
This is a strange scenario for a question like this.
I have a 32 bit windows XP machine that is running a "dos" program for accounts payable. (we are in the process of replacing).
This computer does not access outside internet.
This program extracts information for checks we have written for a positive pay file. It's a Fixed Format Text file.
I have another "dos" program that uses a database to pull that data in. Then output it back to text in the format our bank needs it in.
Again, Fixed format. Put's it in a shared folder she has access to from another computer.

Then, we have a windows 7 32 bit machine that DOES access the internet, and log on to the bank, and where it says "Browse" we go the shard folder to get the file (ie: \\\RECON\POSIPAY.TXT).
It then uploads and processes and everything is fine.

Today we swapped the windows 7 machine for a 64 bit windows 10 machine.
Went to do the same thing but when we upload the file, it comes back from the bank as an invalid format.
We re-run the Dos Programs and try again. Same thing.

We fire up the windows 7 machine, and it works perfectly.
This is strictly just an ASCII text file. No funny business. Nothing fancy.

Does a 64 bit Winsows 10 machine look at ASCII Text files different  than a 32 bit ASCII text file?
Do I need to add line feed characters? End of File Character?

Let me know your thoughts. Thanks in advance.
Rj Coats
I have several folders in windows xp that can't be opened. I have tried everything  .

These are recovered files from a backup...

Thanks for your help!
Can't find drivers for windows XP new installation.

In device manager: Network adapter, audio devices, Video etc are missing

Tried about everything.

Thanks for any help!
Wondering if there is a way to find out on which page/record users stopped viewing a report?
So if they opened a report with 100 records (each record on a page), and closed at page 60, we can save that info somewhere and open the report next time starting from there...
Has anyone used Acronis Server Backup 12.5 (or any server backup) to a AWS S3 cloud storage? Does AWS accept FTP or SFTP connections to S3 Storage?
It seems their cloud storage is priced well. $276/yr for a TB. Any comments to cloud storage in general for backups?

Windows XP





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 and XP Professional, designed for business and power users. The advanced features in XP Professional are generally disabled in Home Edition, but are there and can be activated. There were two 64-bit editions, an embedded edition and a tablet edition.