**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 to design a simple Ubuntu File Server with XP clients network: accounts system

I want to switch from an old Windows Server 2003 server with Active Directory to a simple Ubuntu fileserver in a kind of school building with Windows XP client machines, with a minimum impact to ...
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Virtualize XP machines on demand [closed]

Here's my situation: My company uses an application that only works with XP, needs to be able to access network printers, and exports information in Excel. We need to move off XP before support runs ...
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How can I connect to Windows XP via RDP without opening a local session first? [closed]

I have a Windows XP Pro virtual machine hosted in Hyper-V (on Windows 8 Pro). Since the native Hyper-V connection window has very limited features (e.g. no clipboard support), I use RDP to connect to ...
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DNS issue on new IP range

We have decommissioned a DNS server and moved to a new IP range, some of the users inhouse connect via RDP to their PC's but recently I've noticed some of the connections refer to the old ip address ...
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How can I allow Windows XP workstations to recieve updates after EOL?

When Microsoft Windows XP ends its Offical Update Support on April 8, 2014, is there any way of updating re-installed clients, offline? Like keeping a copy of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP and all of ...
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windows xp - how to add a ipp printer by batch/vbs

I need to deploy printers using IPP in the logon script (batch/vbs). I found the following script to do this: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /q /b "r011-printer01 " /f ...
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windows xp batch - check if printer exists

I am looking for a batch-function to check if a printer does already exist on a windows xp system. I made up the following script: set PRINTEREXISTS=0 For /F "Tokens=8 delims=\" %%I IN ('reg query ...
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let users run program as administrator - windows xp 'sudoers'?

On linux I could just add a entry like username ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /path/to/program to the sudoers file to enable my users to run a program with root/administrator-privileges. How can I do ...
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Deleted files re-appear in AD structure, on logout profile-saving gives “permission denied”

I have a user on Windows XP that has their profile stored on Server 2008. The user complains about not being able to delete files in their documents directory because they re-appear. On logging out ...
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GPO folder redirection - creates .tmp files

I am using a 2008 SP2 Small Business Server, and my test machine is Windows XP SP3. I have setup a GPO to do folder redirection, but it is only sortof working. The policy is applied to a security ...
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Modify Local Group Policy automatically

I need to apply Group Policy settings in the Local Group Policy object. Creating a domain level GPO is not an option because many of the computers are not member of the AD domain, because these ...
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Getting the currently logged-in user to a Windows XP Pro system

We have a XP machine which runs scheduled tasks early in the morning and unfortunately has to be logged into the desktop of a certain user for that to work. Unfortunately, that user sometimes gets ...
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How do I recover files from the Offline Files Folder after unjoining a PC from a domain?

While on the domain, the PC had Folder Redirection and Offline Files enabled. After it was unjoined, My Documents is empty, but all of the files that were previously synced to My Documents are stuck ...
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PCL XL error Warning: IllegalMediaSource

While printing to a network shared printer, some documents printed from Windows XP machines cause an additional page to be printed with the following text PCL XL error Warning: ...
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Controlling Windows XP and 7 firewall via GPO

I picked up some bad habits from previous co-workers and I'm thinking I should change some of them. It was standard practice to just disable Windows firewall because it caused more problems than it ...
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Accessing Webdav on Windows Server 2008 R2 with XP

We have IIS 7.5, with webdav enabled, installed on our file server (FS1). We have multiple Virtual Directories. When trying to connect to 2 of the VD's through network places on XP machines it says ...
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Pinpointing source of clock inaccuracy

I am having a huge problem with the clock on a Windows XP machine. Whether getting its time from the domain controller using w32time and an ntp server (PDC) / client, from a GPS clock directly using ...
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Win XP vs Win7, when sending credentials to the remote server, is there a difference?

On a 2003 windows server I have a com+ application which is available to its clients on everybody, anonymous permissions. Windows XP machnes doesn't have problems with accessing, activating, lanuching ...
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Admin Profile conversion to non-admin

I have a sticky situation. We have a computer here at work running Windows XP. Before I came on, the company did not have an IT person, and someone setup a profile on that computer with important Mail ...
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Missing 'HKCU:\Network' subkey when browsing registry remotely with PowerShell

I'm trying to clean up a big mess of random mapped network drives. All our network drives have been mapped on a per-user basis (causing gwmi win32_mappedlogicaldisk to come up empty). I'm trying to ...
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winexe + how winexe perform login to remote machine by which protocol

When I run the winexe tool in order to remote executes commands on WIN systems from Linux Which protocol winexe tool used ? Not clearly from winexe doc how winexe works ( ssh protocol or RDP …etc ) ...
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How do I change the start-up login screen desktop background and theme on a XP machine where users log-in through AD?

So I have this XP machine on the AD and people login to it remotely using RDP clients. There is a default looking 'HP' themed wallpaper and the default XP theme is used (blue fisher price theme). Once ...
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What happens when a browser does not support SNI

A seemingly simple question, but valid nonetheless. What exactly happens when a browser which does not support SNI attempts to visit a site configured to force SSL via SNI. Thanks
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VB script + run CMD and display network address by using SendKeys

I use the following VB script ( example ) , to open CMD window and run ipconfig on my WIN XP CMD window was opened but from some reason WshShell.SendKeys not send the ipconfig on CMD window please ...
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Why does my XP client try to join a domain with the pre-windows 2000 domain name?

I do not have problems with any other clients (Win 7 Pro). But sometimes I have an XP SP3 client that will not join the domain. The reason is because it is looking for the pre-Windows 2000 domain ...
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Linux “traceroute -A” (AS path lookup) equivalent for Win XP?

Can anyone recommend a Win XP command-line traceroute implementation providing a function equivalent to the Linux "traceroute -A" option, which includes in its output the BGP AS number (Autonomous ...
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Windows Server 2012 64 bit is not working [closed]

I have Windows Server 2012 enterprise edition bootable disk. When I am restarting my system I am not getting an option of bootable disk. As I have already have Windows XP installed in my system so ...
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Server 2003 dnscmd.exe access denied (not server 2008)

The only topics I can find on dnscmd.exe access denied are all "when we upgraded to Server 2008 this error started". Well, I'm using Windows XP client and Server 2003 and getting this error. I can ...
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Network connection from Windows XP to Unix Samba share slow

When I connect from Windows XP to a Unix Samba share, I can do it fast, if I take only user and password. If I take "Server IP\user" and password, it takes 15 seconds more to connect. The server IP is ...
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Outlook 2007 win XP can not connect to Exchange 2013

I can not connect outlook 2007 on windows xp to a new exchange 2013, I'm sure exchange works because many clients are connecting without troubles. The mail profile is set to the correct proxy address ...
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For how long can a client be shutdown in AD?

We are setting up a training environment to be used after summer holiday. Management wants us to set up clients now before the vacation. Since the clients are to be shipped away, they will be off line ...
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Easiest way to erase personal settings before donating Windows XP PC? [closed]

I considered Formatting the HDD and reinstalling Windows but I don't have the original install CD and don't want to (potentially use up a Windows XP install license reinstalling). Also that's going ...
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Running Network-Reliant Processes on Startup

I'm in charge of deploying and modifying a bit of in-house software that is meant to run on end-user workstations, which run either Windows 7 or XP SP3. The goal is to maximize the amount of time the ...
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Active Directory Kerberos issue KDC_ERR_S_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN

We are implementing a system where our clients are Windows XP and our server is Windows Server 2008 R2. Ours clients use DCOM to connect COM+ components in our Windows 2008 Server. It works fine when ...
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VPN, remote connection, which one?

This is the scenario. I have an application running on Windows XP. But I need to add another computer remotely that be able to connect to this computer running windows xp. The remote computer will ...
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GPO error 0x80070547 with Server 2008 R2 and XP SP3, but not Win7

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server managing XP SP3 and Windows 7 SP1 clients. There are no issues with the Windows 7 clients. However, on the Windows XP clients, I get errors for power options, ...
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reset packet sent when receiving big TCP traffic

A client receives chunks of TCP segments from a server, which total 20MB or more. Sometimes the client will send RST segments to the server before terminating the TCP connection. Before sending RST ...
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Corrupted Windows Update Service Security Registry Key

I have a corrupted security key in the registry (Windows XP) for the windows update service. I noticed that I can copy a security key from another service and move and replace it with the corrupted ...
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Windows clients XP and 2000 “Log spooler information events” through GPO

I have some clients (XP and 2000) on which I would like to enable printing of documents on local printers. Therefor I need to enable "Log spooler information events" on the Advanced Tab of the Print ...
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User authentication — username mismatch in IIS in ASP.NET application

Last week, an employee's Active Directory username was changed (or a new one was created for them). For the purposes of this example, let's assume these usernames: Old: Domain\11111 New: Domain\22222 ...
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Getting VM on ESXi to use COM ports on local (thin?) client

Setup: WinXP VM on ESXi v4.1 infrastructure system, accessible via vSphere thick client and RDP WinXP client (i.e. my laptop) with a device connected to the serial port How do I get the VM to talk ...
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Unable to read from/write to an NFS share from Win XP client

We have an NFS share on a Debian Linux host which is mounted on a Win XP host using SFU. We can create folders on a share or delete files from it but it's not possible to perform file write or read ...
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Active Directory: Accessing network share as WinXP SYSTEM user

The Problem: I cannot access a Domain Computers-accesible network share by a process running on Windows XP as a SYSTEM account. I've got a 2008R2 domain, a 2003R2 file server and a set of clients. ...
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Migrate Windows XP to Xen HVM

I want to migrate a Windows XP machine to a Xen 4.1 HVM virtual machine with Windows XP installed (the custom software will only work with XP). The software is custom made, and needs to be migrated ...
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Access to network share not possible using Sysprep's GuiRunOnce with VMware PowerCLI

As mentioned in the title, I am currently creating an automized deployment of VMs using VMware PowerCLI. Everything works fine so far, until I want to execute some scripts in the GuiRunOnce section ...
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Windows XP TEMP profile [closed]

Am create a ubuntu server. and add pc to that domain. but each xp users login time create TEMP profiles. Domain Controller Ubuntu with samba. which way solve this problem. Error message which shows ...
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Listing ODBC Connections on Remote Machine

I'd like to connect to a Windows (XP & 7) machine remotely (command line or Powershell) & list the ODBC's installed on that machine, ideally I'd be able to list the server name/database setup ...
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SQL Server ODBC Connection via Command Line

I need to create a number of ODBC connections to a MS SQL Server, the clients are mainly XP machines. The connection has to use SQL server authentication - is there a way to do this remotely via ...
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Problems using GPO from Windows Server 2000 to Windows 7

So I'm using Windows Server 2000 (I know that's old and not effective but we are not in charge of the AD so no choice), and we don't have the access to GPO about users, only computers. That's why we ...
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FTP Connection Refused

I am on a Windows XP machine that is trying to connect to a Windows 2008 FTP. When trying to connect to my ftp site, I am getting a ftp: connect :Connection refused. I have confirmed that other ...