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.

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i opened my outlook 2016, we rae having office proplus with shared computer activation.
we have monthly channel showing version 1904

i saw in article that update got released

but when i opened outlook i got this microsoft office has identified a potential security concern

with regard ocoffice.dll, socialconnector.dll, icaddin.dll

my question can this updates caused this addin to be obsololet or macros disabled this

i dont know why only me got this pop up
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THis is a server 2008 r2 issue. The first problem was that *.exe files would not run. I got a message that there was no file associated with it. I did find a registry fix for that but there's also a problem running *.msc files. I get the same message. Does someone know what the registry fix for this is?

Thanks in advance for the assistance.


I need to search a text file for 'periods' and the text is a WordPad file.
I am a preacher and not a programmer.

The PHP code should open the file, then
search each line for the 'period' and then perform a carriage return until the file is searched and then close the file.

I already have PHP installed so the computer can run the PHP script.

I tried to use Acronis Universal Restore to restore a backup to  a different computer.   I keep getting the request to provide the following file:

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C26&SUBSYS_04EE1028&REV_05 for Windows 7

I have the original Dell device drivers and utilities resource media, but it does not appear to be there.    Restore does not proceed without this file.   Where do I find it?
I was planning to create windows pe boot media and add windows os, ubuntu, android and acronis iso for installation from usb.

Which is the best usb multiboot  to that. ?   And also I want to load pc technician utilities on the win pe usb boot disk.  

Also what about microsoft windows pe boot builder , is it easy to create pe boot disk using their aik kit.
Hi Experts

Could you point a Windows Server version that could be installed at this hardware?

Win7 doesn't have a good performance on my particular case.

Thanks in advance!
In Win 7 & Win 2008 R2, I used to see/use the  Bare Metal backup which I
can restore everything in the event the entire OS or filesystem got corrupted.

Where can I find it in Win10 (or Win2016) : can't seem to locate it:
any screen shots will be appreciated.

if the feature is deprecated (think I saw somewhere that start Win10 Ver1709,
it'll be deprecated??) appreciated any portable freeware that
could do bare metal backups for Win10.
Hello, I am in the process of implementing Acronis Snap Deploy in my environment and am wondering what other experts have done for version control of their master/base images?
1) How do I completely uninstall/delete Acronis true image 2019 from macOS High Sierra - then reinstall  Acronis true image 2019 pointing to new drives?

2) My goal is to delete all backups from Acronis True Image and rebuild to backup to new attached/online drives.

I will settle for 1) if 2) is not feasible.
Hello i'll like to reuse a workgroup userprofile whan i add the computer to my domain, so all my user settings is not lost

in windows xp up to 7 it worked like this
1. make sure the domain user has full access to the workgroup user folders and the user registry
2. change the profilepath here HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\ProfileList
3 reboot

but in windows 10 i just wont work, does anyone know how to fix this ?
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We have given an order to a small Client OEM System Builder to create 25 Clients with the same Image. They are new and have less experience.
I knew it is possible to create such an Image for Windows 7 as I worked for an OEM System Builder. Is it still possible to do this with a Windows 10 Build 1809 OEM? What we need is just to get a new SID and change the Computer name after each restore.

Thanks for helping me
windows 10 laptop has pin to "Quick Access " to quickly go to that folder.

Is there is a way i can sort it based on ascending or descending type order to quickly go there.

How many i can add at most there. Seems whatever i am adding these days not reflecting there?
any alternative approach to this if i max out on that number?
please advise
some windows 10 updates always changing options i set earlieron my laptop

like paint i always like to save as .jpeg rather than .png file

some thing got changed now again they are saving as .png

how to make default as .jpeg while saving some paint images , screenshots etc so that i do not consume lot of space and easy to email them also

please advise
I need to keep networked 2 medical devices (Zeiss eye scanners) that run Win XP embedded. However HIPPA does not like XP. To upgrade to the latest would cost many thousands MANY.

The devices just need to send a PDF to a network share.

I am looking for the best way to segment out the XP machines and still satisfy HIPPA requirements.

One thing I cant do is just unplug the network and use a usb drive because the devices are used many times a day and would hamper workflow.

I have considered removing the gateway on the XP pcs and also adding strict firewall rules (sonicwall)

Also thought of using a win 10 pc with 2 nics for 2 different subnets to act as a go between

Any thoughts?


XP pro sp3 is horribly slow before startsup.
after bios screen and windows xp appears, I have a black screen for more than 20 minutes.
After that Windows desktop appears.

Some ideas, or points to check ?
I need to run some 32 bit legacy software and some old hardware (Scanner) that will not work with Win10.

Can Windows 7 32bit and XP be installed on newer PCs ?
If Yes ... How new ?     ....... How about an Intel i3 ?

I know that anything above 4gig memory is wasted on 32 bit systems.

(These PCs will not be connected to the internet or my LAN so security will not be an issue).
I just created a backup to acronis true image.  

The program created three TIB files.  

_v1 - (2g)
_v2- (4g)
_v3- (4g)

Any ideas why the program created 3 files?
I have sysprepped my Win 10 install (generalize, audit, shutdown)

Now the computer is shutdown.  Are my next steps the following:

1) boot to Acronis Win 10 PE bootable recovery media (CD)
2) clone image to USB drive?
Windows XP is not supported with Nutanix.  I am guessing because SMB 1 v.s. SMB 2 protocol.
When we try to browse a share it says System Error 71 ”This remote computer has reached its connection limit" but that is not true because others can connect to this share on the SAN.
It is only XP so I'm wondering if there is a software we can run that uses SMB2 and would allow this to map or any other tricks.
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Have Ubuntu 16.04 running as a VM.  Would like to utilize to allow *Windows 98 clients (yes I know Windows 98) to connect to share files.
 Keep getting a IPC$ password prompt, but the password doesn't work.   This would be a completely segmented and closed network - no Internet.
Cannot get the clients to connect to the SMB share.

*The customer currently uses old cardmaking printers and software that only works with Windows 98.  A Novell server is still being used to share
files.  Want to replace the Novell fileserver before it dies.   Eventually, they will be replacing all the printers and software, but who knows when!

I've set up windows XP within a virtualBox host is windows 7

I've added host OS shared folders but  I can't see them within the XP VM nor can i  access the internet

Any one any ideas?

XP Diagnostic
Last diagnostic run time: 11/25/18 14:51:47 HTTP, HTTPS, FTP Diagnostic 
HTTP, HTTPS, FTP connectivity 

info HTTP: Successfully connected to 
warn HTTPS: Error 12029 connecting to A connection with the server could not be established  
warn HTTPS: Error 12029 connecting to A connection with the server could not be established  
warn FTP (Passive): Error 12002 connecting to The operation timed out  
warn FTP (Active): Error 12002 connecting to The operation timed out  
error Could not make an HTTPS connection. 
error Could not make an FTP connection. 
info Redirecting user to support call 

DNS Client Diagnostic 
DNS - Not a home user scenario 

info Using Web Proxy: no 
info Resolving name ok for ( yes 
No DNS servers 

DNS failure 


Gateway Diagnostic 

info The following proxy configuration is being used by IE: Automatically Detect Settings:Enabled Automatic Configuration Script: Proxy Server: Proxy Bypass list:  
info Could not get proxy settings via the Automatic Proxy Configuration mechanism 
info This computer has the following default gateway entry(ies): 
info This computer has the following IP address(es):

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My client asked me to get the programs and data from an old PC.   Its an old 386/486 that defines the tracks, sectors and cylinders in the bios.   (an IDE drive with no partition table).   I tried connecting its drive via USB to a newer PC, but none of the data is visible using windows 7, Windows XP, DOS 6.22, Hiren's boot disk, etc. on the newer PC,  probably because there is no partition table.  Its too much data (over 30gb) to try to copy with 750kb or 1.4mb diskettes and those PCs don't have CD drives.  

I was able to get a sector by sector image copy to a USB drive -- And plan to try to restore it to a newer drive, but I doubt that will solve anything -- since it will probably restore without a partition table.  

Many years ago I used to have all sorts of great DOS based tools for this sort of thing.  Some may still exist in my basement or one of the software archive sites, but at my age, I don't remember which to use or how they worked.   I'm guessing an old pre-Windows XP might be able to read this data and be able to write to a partitioned drive (I don't believe those old versions knew about USB).    

Any help would be much appreciated.

I have a Siemens device that needs a Software that must run on windows xp sp3.

I have installed XP SP3 as vmware workstations player 15 virtual machine on a laptop .

The Siemens device must connected to the laptop through USB cable .

I need to configure vmware workstation to allow the dataflow between Siemens device and the xp virtual machine only through USB (no network dataflow allowed).

have you any good ideas?
I have a Windows computer, with a Seagate 1 TB drive as my C drive.  The drive is about 6 years old.

Starting yesterday, my computer is running extremely slow.

When I look at the task manager, the CPU usage fluctuates between 0% and 1%.

I ran Symantec Quick-Scan and no viruses were found.

When I try to open windows explorer, it takes about 30 seconds to open, when ususally it appears in under 2 seconds.

There are no other programs running.

I did run Seagate Sea Tools, quick test of the hard drive, and no problem was found.

What could be the cause of the computer / internal disk drive to run slow?
Hey everyone -- I originally came to Experts' Exchange to address a bedeviling c0000218 blue-screen error, but the discussion has kind of splintered a bit, so I'm going to open a new question.

In the original question, the consensus seems to be that the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows (UBCD4Win) is the best method of repairing the registry error which is preventing me from booting my computer. The original source for the program is now defunct, but it still exists around the Internet largely as freeware. Though I'm convinced that the program may end up doing the job I need, it's been a bedeviling journey just to create the necessary file(s) to carry out the process. Several attempts to create or use the program have not ended successfully so far, and I'm at wits end to understand why. I will detail one of the more recent attempts below; to follow some of the previous attempts, start with this comment on my other question; you could work upward or downward from there, I guess.

After a recent failed attempt to build an .iso file from the program, I took a closer look at the log and found a pair of errors which caused the build to fail. As suggested by another forum user who commented on my update to the original topic, it turns out that the Windows XP operating system I'd been using to facilitate the build was corrupted by a couple of missing registry files, as the image below will show.
errors-found-in-UBCD4Win-BuilderSince I'd already had some success by

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.