Questions tagged [windows-xp]

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Pentium 3 freezes on XP. (SSE2)

On my old work PC I often encounter freezes until it is rebooted. I can work all day but something happens and my computer stops responding (mouse freezes too). I'm aware of Pentium 3 issues with SSE2 ...
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Windows ME Boot Error When Trying to Download It From WinWorldPC [closed]

I have Windows XP SP2 2002 x32 and I downloaded the Windows ME ISO file from WinWorldPC. When I open it in Windows, nothing happens and it says something about my PC not able to run DOS apps, ...
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where to obtain Windows XP-compatible Process Explorer

Where can I obtain a Windows-XP compatible Process Explorer? the current release of Process Explorer does not run on XP SP3, attempting to executing it just says "Not a valid win32 executable&...
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finding all jpgs with name date size and directory

Windows 10 or XP I need to find all jpg files in an external hard drive: they are in different directories. That output would be added to an ascii file alljpg.txt Name date size directory dsc002245....
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On VirtualBox, how to to access the host CD drive from the virtual machine?

In VirtualBox (6.1) on macOS (10.12), I have Windows XP as a guest OS. I can't find how to access the physical CD drive from the guest OS. I've found on the web that in the storage settings of the ...
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Windows XP on Hyper-V Server - broke view after change resulution

I have a computer with Windows XP installed. The goal is to move this workstation to the virtual machine. I uninstalled the disk driver and used Disk2VHD. I am trying to run a virtual machine with ...
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Blue Screen when i try Install Windows XP X86 in X64 Machine

I need to install Windows XP X86 in a physical computer. How i don't have a 32bit processor computer, i try to install system in X64 machine. (i need to test a automation software that available only ...
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Compaq Presario SR1103WM POSTS, but refuses to boot any OS off any medium, no matter what

I've tried booting off anything and everything, CD, USB, HDD (Windows 98 SE Bootdisk off CD (only one that worked), GParted Live 1.4.0 off CD/USB, Windows XP Home/Pro off HDD), and I haven't got a ...
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Using START with a program name with spaces in a batch file [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a batch file in a Windows XP virtual machine to run two programs at once. Specifically an old game and the on-screen keyboard (because I can't use a keyboard remotely while ...
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I'm Using disk2vhd and virtualbox. How do I disable Windows XP IDE checks so that it starts up without an IDE related BSOD?

I am setting up a virtual machine to host a Windows XP environment with specific legacy software to replace a customer's broken Dell MTC2 desktop. I used Disk2vhd to generate a VHD from the customer's ...
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Why is the boot partition missing for Windows XP installation?

I am moving a drive from a customer's old computer to his new one. He wants to be able to boot the new computer using the old drive because there is a legacy program installed which is not compatible ...
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How to make an exe from Windows XP, Access 2000 run on Windows 10?

I have an exe from my college days, created on windows xp, and it used an access database of unknown version of that time. I tried opening it in my current PC, which is Windows 10, with Office 2019. ...
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How to initialize a bootable disk and keep it bootable?

I have a bootable hard disk from a dead Windows XP computer. I want to see what is in it and if I should get a replacement mother board for it. I hooked it up as a USB disk but it disk doesn't show up ...
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Recovering a Windows XP system gives error 0x0000007b in the BSOD

So... I have a bit of a problem. An old computer from a client with a Windows XP broke down (PSU or Mother Board) and there is a newer machine where that system can work. However, I cannot access the ...
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Custom Windows right-click command doesn't execute batch file as expected

I'm trying to create a custom right-click command which will move a file to a folder. I have a batch file called C:MyMove.bat with the following code: @echo off cls move %1 "C:/My folder/" ...
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