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How to convert a physical dual boot XP to a vmdk file and use on Vmware with Windows 11 properly?

My physical XP is on a old dual boot with windows 7 as 7 is default. I converted to vmdk. on a USB disk partition using starwindconverter and then created a VM with VMware on a windows 11 installed ...
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Avidemux takes too much time to play video after installing new font

After i installed new font for win xp, i recognized some problem in avidemux! Each time i tried to play video while enabled showing filters, it take too much time to play! Even in preview window it's ...
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my windows XP isn't starting on VirtualBox

It just says this every time: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Windows XP. Not in a hypervisor partition (HVP=0) (VERR_NEM_NOT_AVAILABLE). VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for all CPU ...
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Can't use Smb2 on Windows XP

I have a Windows XP machine which I need to read files from using Samba. I'm developing a service that uses the EzSmb Nuget. The read process from the Windows XP Samba share folder should be following:...
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I need to register software I own that is no longer supported [closed]

I have some Cad/Cam software that I have been using for 20 years or so. I need to put in on another computer because the computer it is installed in now is old and having problems. I cannot just put ...
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Windows XP recovery console crashes

A computer on our CNC machines has Windows XP, and it gave the classic: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM is missing or corrupt So I took the install disk (Windows XP Professional), put it into the CD-...
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Is it legally to clone HDD for deployment of massive OEM Windows XP PC? [closed]

Currently I have a small project that need to reinstall multiple old PCs. I found that the the installation process of Windows is a bit slow. The old PCs use HDD and I have to use CD/DVD method to ...
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How do I inject registry with nLite before the setup finishes the installation?

I'm trying to inject a key into the Windows XP's registry using nLite. I want it injected before the second stage setup (before it enters the graphical setup). I tried using addons but I discovered ...
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How do I decrypt my files from WannaCry?

So you see, my files got encrypted by WannaCry while I was testing it on VM. I accidentally left a shared folder on (which means so much to me) and it got encrypted. Please help! I was using a Windows ...
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Routinely Back Up Single Windows XP Folder to Network Drive

The company I'm at is using a piece of hardware running with a Windows XP program called OldXpProg. Looks to me like the program has hard-coded C:\OldXpProg... callouts throughout it (installs outside ...
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Installing a version of Windows with a manufacture tie in, on a VM?

I need to install Windows XP on a VM (Parallels) in order to run a very specific piece of old software. Im very conscious that i dont want to get an installer from anywhere as it could very easily ...
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15 year old software wont run on my new W10 machine, because "operating system is not adequate"

Ive got a c. 15 year old .exe programme. Ive tried to run it on my new w10 laptop (purchased from Dell in 2020) which has a 1 GHZ i5 CPU in it. This new laptop seems to run all my other programmes ...
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How to fix numeric keypad ignored even when numlock is on Windows XP running inside VMWare Player?

We have a legacy app that cannot be installed anywhere else other than Windows XP. Users launch that VM on their workstations to use the app. This solution is currently being used on many computers, ...
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Run blocked application in Windows XP

I have an old Windows XP system running inside a VirtualBox because I have some very old programs which run only in Win XP. Now I changed my printer and wanted to install the new printer (HP Envy 6000,...
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How do I boot windows XP in virtual box into repair mode?

As the question states, I am attempting to boot Windows XP into repair mode using virtual box, I've seen the repair mode option in newer Windows versions but all I could manage in XP is booting in ...
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