Questions tagged [windows-xp]

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VirtualBox not working on windows 10 [duplicate]

i have a problem to make virtualbox work properly. It shows me an error which i tried to fix by disabling: -Hyper-V -Virtual Machine Platform -Windows Hypervisor platform -Container I have no clue ...
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No sound from laptop speakers unless i connect a Bluetooth device

i think i have strange situation. i believe that some driver have gone crazy :) the thing is that i don't have sound coming from laptop speakers and the 3.5mm jack for headphones also doesn't work. ...
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Windows 7 End of Support - How to get OLD updates / patches thereafter?

Today is the End of Life for Windows 7. Of course MS will not release new updates or patches for Windows 7 anymore. If I install a new PC by a Windows 7 disc from scratch, I would expect I will not ...
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Detailed grouping by date windows explorer

Now, Windows 10 (and maybe Winodws 8) is showing "A long time ago" instead of "Last Year"... like it was in Windows XP. I also think there was also "Two Years ago", and only then if there is old ...
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Boot Linux Mint 19.3 with WinXP boot manager

I use WinXP installed on a SATA HD and wanted to try Linux Mint 19.3 to see whether I like it. I created two partitions on a separate old IDE HD of the same PC, first partition (41 GB) for Linux, ...
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USB devices and WIN XP

Yes, i know. XP!!! But this is a legacy machine with software compatible with XP only. Anyhow, this machine will not recognize or display, ANY usb device connected to it. Either on "my computer" or ...
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XP taskbar not horizontal far right

XP taskbar far right icons line up vertically. How do I get them to be horizontal? Anyone with any suggestions would be a help
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Getting error “f:\ is not accessible, the request could not be performed because of an i/o device error” when connecting old hard drive to xp machine [duplicate]

Background: we had an old pc that was connected to some old label printers but that pc does not boot up anymore. That pc was 32bit windows xp and the software for label printer only works on 32bit ...
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Windows XP in Hyper-V (Host Win 10) No Mouse

I created a new Windows XP VM in Hyper-V running on a Windows 10 host. I'm getting the "Mouse input not captured" message. I don't have "Insert Integration Services Disk" in the Action menu. Under the ...
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Is it possible to save my Windows XP C disk as an ISO and install it on VirtualBox?

I'm trying to save all my C disk from my old Windows XP computer. I would like to be able to have all my configuration saved in order to deploy it on VitualBox in case the computer dies. I've tried ...
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Old versions Internet Explorer [closed]

Does anyone know an archive of older Internet Explorer versions? I need to update a Windows XP machine and IE6 crashes on Windows Update, so I'd like to try installing IE7 or IE8. I've only found ...
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How do I activate Windows XP nowadays (in 2019)?

What Options are there to activate Windows XP nowadays? The "regular" methods provided with XP (phone and online) don't work anymore. The phone number is not valid for activation anymore (I tried the ...
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Run Hyper-V with guest Window XP sp3 appears possible but could not find any way to activate integration

I have been successful in running XP sp3 into hyper-V on windows10 (1903). I have an old *.vhd managed previously (since 2011) on win7 pro with virtualPC. The win7 computer has crashed and must, ...
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How to programatically control a modem?

Currently, there are around 20-30 computers into which I dial on a regular basis. I am currently using HyperTerminal on Windows XP SP3 to do this. Once my computer connects to the other computer, I ...
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Virtualbox guest(winXP32bit) registry value reset on every boot

I have software installed on my guest system which won't run when it detects it is running on virtual os. I need to change the following registry entries in the guest. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/HARDWARE/...

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