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installing XP onto VISTA machine
Have HP Pavioin with VISTA, one physical drive (C:) with four partitions on it. C: is the one with VISTA D: recovery E and F - logical partitions for data storage. Want to install XP into one of the existong partitions. However when the installation process come to the screen to select a partition it shows no ... 2 May 2010 20:53
how to force CHKDSK on all local drives?
I researched this on google and found nothing. There's plenty on how to check a specific volume but found nothing on checking ALL local drives at boot. It appears chkdsk has no command line switch for /all drives or a parameter file (like earlier versions). Anyone know how to do it? Thanks... 6 May 2010 09:40
The User Profile Hive Cleanup
I have two Windows XP SP3 computer connected through a Rooter. I am the only user on both and I have the same Username and password on both computers. Do I need User Profile Hive cleanup on my computers? It is repeatedly coming up in the Event Viewer which make me think it is slowing down my computer. ... 3 May 2010 00:08
ADDITIONAL INFO RE: Data execution prevention - none of thesework!
Sorry - here's the story to now: Tony wrote: I have been trying to simply change my desktop theme/desktop color. Every attempt to execute the change gives me the DEP message about "run .dll as an app". So I went into System Properties/Advanced/Performance and checked the box for an exception on "run .d... 2 May 2010 10:57
ADDITIONAL INFO RE: Data execution prevention - none of these work!
Since my last post, I have some additional info that might help someone get an insight as to what the problem may actually be. First, I went to start/run and put in "sfc /scannow", and let it run fully. Everything copacetic there. The I checked Admin. tools for the read-out. Under the "Error" heading was th... 2 May 2010 14:16
Is there a newsgroup for Windows 7? Thank you JB ... 6 May 2010 05:17
Is Windows 100% compatible with Mac hardware?
Could there be any possible issues with running Windows XP or 7 on a Mac? Or is Windows 100% compatible with Mac hardware? ... 4 May 2010 13:29
Any tools to monitor activity for XP?
Does anyone have any suggestions on any tools on XP with SP3 keep record on activities for XP? such as copying files, running application, accessing internet. I know Event Viewer, but it does not contain the log for copying files Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance for any suggestions Eric ... 7 May 2010 14:32
slow in the morning
In the morning the machine is very slow. Win XP Prof SP3. E.g., Word takes over a minute to come up. Long time to make various windows. Reboot and things are fine. During the night, BitDefender does a virus check, Webroot Spysweeper runs, and WSFTP runs automatically uploading files. In the morning I check the rep... 2 May 2010 23:04
How to locate a tmp file reported by EVENT VIEWER
Going thru my Event Viewer (Administrative Tools, Win XP Pro), I find there many warning massages due probably to my Norton AV scanning, saying such as:"Could not scan 3 files inside C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Temp\CC295.tmp due to extraction errors encountered by the Decomposer Engines." Other mass... 1 May 2010 07:38