**Windows XP is EOL it is past time to move on**. Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, and media centers. It was first released in August 2001, and is currently one of the most popular versions of ...

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How do I install the IIS 6 WMI on Windows XP?

I want to use WMI on Windows XP to manage an IIS 6.0 server. I have installed the IIS 6.0 Manager but the WMI components still aren't available. I'm using the following line of PowerShell to test ...
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Terminal Services - RDP Printing

We are looking for a terminal server printing application to help fix our remote printing issue. We looked at TSPrint from TerminalWorks but found it had a few bugs and so was not a complete ...
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Win XP and auto login

How to enforce autologin not just first time when computer boots, but even if user click logoff. So when user clicks logoff, he is imidiatly loged back.
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Send encrypted mail using GPG by command-line?

A few days ago I asked about how I can secure email and many people advised me to use PGP tool, and I read about it and I use it. Now I want to write a batch file to send encrypted email with ...
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monitor a folder and send files via ftp to clients

I am looking for software that will monitor a specific folder and when a file is created in it send that file off via ftp to a client associated with that folder by the software. I have tried ...
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Fast way to change IP address on Windows

OS: WinXP, Win7 Is there any command line to change IP address/gateway IP/DNS easily? Either command to change directly or command to bring up this window (see below)? Thanks.
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How to access a server (TCP connection) running in a Virtual PC virtual machine (XP Mode) from the host system?

I have a server application running in an XP Mode virtual machine in Virtual PC. The host system is Windows 7. I can't seem to connect a client running on the host system to this server (over a TCP ...
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LDAP Account Locked Out Sporadically after Password change - Finding the source of invalid attempts

On a small network of machines (<1000) we have a user whose account is being locked out after an indeterminate interval following a password change. We are having severe difficulties finding the ...
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VPN from Windows XP to OpenSwan: correct setup?

Main question is what I am doing wrong in my OpenSwan or L2TP client setup? I am trying to create a Linux OpenSwan VPN connection from Windows XP machine, using preshared key and the builtin Windows ...
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Unable to connect guest using VMWare Player [closed]

I'm running RedHat server 5.3 as guest on Window XP VMware palyer. the network setting is set to "Host Only", but I have tries all other settings. I'm able to ping the guest machine, but I'm unable ...
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Does Windows XP SP3 include .NET Framework 2.0?

Does Windows XP SP3 include .NET Framework 2.0 preinstalled?
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SQL Server 2008 installation fail by performance counter issue?

I am installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows XP. In the first step to check system configuration, I met with a strange error like this, performance counter registry configuration item consistency ...
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How do I troubleshoot slow desktop computers running Windows XP

I maintain a small office of about 7 desktop computers running Windows XP, with a server running Ubuntu. On a monthly basis, I: run CrapCleaner to clean out temporary files and fix registry ...
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I get Get-WmiObject : Generic Failure error on an XP Machine. What needs to be done to get rid of this?

I am trying make an uninstall app which removes an application X on a regular basis. The starting point to access applications installed in a Windows machine is through retrieving them from a WMI ...
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Why my clipboard can only paste out from RDP into my desktop not the other way around?

I'm having very weird problem in my TS RDP connection, I can copy and paste from my TS RDP out into my desktop (from any program into any program in my home workstation) but somehow I cannot copy ...
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Best strategy to automatize backup ~40 Workstations (WINDOWSXP) at some specific Folder

We have a LAN at some remote building with around 40 workstations, with no server or backup plan whatsoever. We're having an auditing next month and we badly need to ensure that some sort of backup ...
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Managing Local Users Through Domain Policy

How are people doing this where they work/play? I am sick of dealing with registry hacks in the NTUSER.DAT file for the default user and erasing profiles for a guest account that is used for a lot of ...
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XP cant access Active Directory (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8007203A): The server is not operational at )

I have the problem that I cannot access Active Directory from a Windows XP SP3 machine. The server is a Windows Server 2008 R2. I could access AD from my Windows 7 and other machines, but XP won't ...
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Deleted offline files do not get deleted from server after sync

We have a couple of laptops which use offline files to sync the user's 'my Documents' on the server to his offline files on the laptop. We've been seeing some differences between the online and ...
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Scan all domain workstations for specific registry key/environmental variable

I'm looking for scripts or software that can scan workstations on a domain for a particular environmental variable (for interest, it was used to store the SOE build version) and generate a report. ...
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simple network between xp & 7 with cross cable problem [closed]

i have a simple network between xp & 7 windowses with cross cable (2 pc home)... ===================================================================== the one with 7 is mother and have 2 lan ...
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problems with scheduler and rights [closed]

I have WinXP installed in C:\WINDOWS\ with 2 accounts: Administrator and user. The second one is limited and used for main work, but I also know a password for Administrator. I want to make an alarm ...
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Server 2003 shares not showing up from windows xp pro stations

I have a client that I do IT work for. They have a 2003 server with active directory and is setup as their DC. The problem they are having that just started over the weekend, is that they are unable ...
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configure vpn so that it is not the preferred route

I recently re-installed XP on my PC. I had a vpn set up on the old system and remember being advised to change one setting so that it wasn't the preferred route for all network traffic. This was ideal ...
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How can I enable iis 5.1 compression on windows XP

Is there any other way to enable compression in IIS5.1 other than using the command line? http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742379.aspx These instructions reference a Services tab that ...
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Every month, scheduled task fails and password must be reset - why?

[NOTE: I posted this originally at StackOverflow but it got no traction there - reposting here.] We have a bit of software installed at a few client locations that runs (via Windows task scheduler) a ...
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Windows copy command process info

Is there any specific package for copy command which shows the process of being copied. In windows while using copy from command line I could not see the process but the blinking cursor and I'm ...
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How do I change HOMEDRIVE HOMEPATH and HOMESHARE in Windows XP? [closed]

I have got a laptop which is configured to have the user profile in a network drive. This is causing me a lot of headaches since the connectivity to my company is very slow. I want to relocate the ...
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read write permission in root of drive c: in windows XP

What is the best way to give all users of windows XP access to create/write to files in c: drive. I do not want those permissions to be inherited to all other folders on the same drive. This access is ...
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Server 2003, XP Clients, DNS issues

Im having DNS issues on my network. My DC is my DNS server 10.76.4.11 and recently I configured a forwarder to 10.4.36.10. My workstations are not working because they cannot resolve the domain ...
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Windows network takes long time to access

I have 4 Winodws XP systems connected in a domain with Windows 2003 server. Domain name is "SoftGenIndia". We are using Star topology. I have checked all the cables and connections, all are OK. What ...
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Intermittent connection to Windows 7 shared folder from Windows XP workstations

I maintain a small network for an accounting office. My client has a Windows 7 Professional server which is sharing Internet access and sharing a folder to 2 Windows 7 workstations and 2 Windows XP ...
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Configure a guest account on Windows XP to restrict file browsing access

I want to create a protected user account on Windows XP so the user cannot browse the C:\Program Files\ folder. I want to install an application in C:\Program Files\, which they can run by clicking ...
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Causes for quick logon / logoff on Server 2003 domain?

I was browsing through my security audit logs today and I noticed a few users that have a 540 logon success and then a rapid 538 logoff (and by rapid I mean the user logs off anywhere between 1 - 30 ...
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Do TCP/UDP connections add to the Windows incoming connection limit?

I've tried to figure out what Microsoft means by "Windows sockets" and it all seems very vague. Basically we have customers that sometimes try to set up workgroups with close to 10 Windows XP ...
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Windows VPN with internet access

At work we have a Windows PPTP VPN server. I'm guessing it's an XP server, but I'm not sure and I'm not allowed to peek. At home I have a Mac Mini running Snow Leopard. When I connect to the PPTP ...
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Migrating user (developer) profile from XP to NT6 (Vista,7) ~ What do I need to be mindful of?

If it's a dupe, lemme know and redirect me and I'm on my way guys. I'm a dev on Visual Studio, I have 2005, 2008 and 2010 installed atm, along with VB6, and SqlServer Dev 2005, 2008 installed as ...
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How do I find all network clients (WinXp) that have local printers connected?

I have about 300 workstations and I want to know which of those computers have local printers connected to them. Not necessary shared local printers, and get a list of the computers and possibly the ...
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Pinging a computer on the network fails cyclically

I've the most strange behavior from one of the computers on my work network... The network is composed by a Cisco switch and about 10 computers... ( my position in the company is senior programmer, ...
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postgresql service corrupt, how can i re-create service?

I recently was tricked into running one of those registry cleaner programs (RegistryBooster). It seemed to work fine until I tried to start my postgres service. For some reason, the 'path to ...
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How can I allow non-administrators to use port-specific USB devices that require a driver-reinstall for each new port?

Is there a way to give non-admin users the right to (re-)install drivers for a port-specific USB device so that they do not need an administrator login every time they plug the same device into a ...
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How to set up a file server in a restricted corporate environment

I work in a big corporation, and the disk space my team gets in the corporate file server is so low, I am considering turning my work PC into a file server. I ask this community for links to ...
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How to remotely control Linux services like Jetty, MySQL etc from the comfort of my XP desktop?

I'm wondering if there is some sort of nice control panel app that I could run on XP that would show the current status of services that I'm running on my remote Linux server. You could, with a single ...
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Obtaining valid XP Professional licences? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hi Guys, I realise I'm probably on a fools errand, but I gotta ask: is there any way to obtain valid, legitimate XP ...
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Disabling Synchronisation Manager on Samba domain

On a Windows domain controlled by Samba, some of the Windows XP clients have begun to synchronise something automatically on logout. After any user has logged off, some program attempts to synchronize ...
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How can I send emails (with GMail) with PHPMailer?

How can I send emails (with GMail) with PHPMailer? I downloaded PHPMailer but it seems there is no documentation for it. There is no class.phpmailer.php file inside that package. Where is that file ...
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How do I install OpenSSL for PHP 5.3.5 on Windows XP?

I want to send emails with GMail in my project, so I should enable OpenSSL (when I checked in phpinfo, that was disabled). ----> OpenSSL support disabled (install ext/openssl) )... I am using ...
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Windows wait command till a system time

I have made a batch script for backup recently. Somewhere in the middle of script I'll have to wait for some time to be reached and then resume the next line of the script. I've scheduled the script ...
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Windows Permissions - correct permissions for user documents

I am having problems with my user documents folders. We store all our userdocs folders on a windows server 2008 file server. As domain admin I can see the different usersdocs folders, but without ...
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Secretly share an XP My Documents folder

I've been asked to secretly share a staff member's My Documents folder on her XP Pro workstation with another staff member. I'm wondering if this is technically possible (I'm the system/network ...