**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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Disable IPv6 address autoconfiguration on Windows XP

In Windows Vista and later versions, you can assign a static IPv6 address and the gateway to the interface via a GUI or alternatively with netsh. Addresses can also be statically configured on Windows ...
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Unable to start MSMQ on Windows XP after reinstalling

I recently had a powercut and my machine ran scandisk on restart. After rebooting into Windows XP MSMQ service could not start. I have uninstalled then reinstalled the MSMQ Component through ...
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IIS Admin Service is disabled

I had installed IIS 5.1 in windows XP and it was working fine. But it stopped working. Then I installed it again. Now i can see it installed in my computer but I still can't go to http://localhost. ...
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Network Error: no buffer space available

After some time of running fine, one of our Windows XP SP3 machines does not open some(!) new TCP/IP connections anymore. Putty says Network Error: no buffer space available, IE won't open any new ...
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Additional Keyboard settings from Active Directory

We have some users in our company who need to use additional Keybaords, in order to achieve this one of the other admins had written a VBS script which runs when users in a particular group log in to ...
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Windows symbolic link on network share with XP clients

I have a windows 2008 R2 server which has a folder shared out. Within this folder I have created a symbolic link. This works fine for Win 7 machines in the organisation, however there are a number of ...
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OpenVPN No ping to one client's network (with client-to-client)

I have problem with my OpenVPN network through the internet: Client1 (XP) >>> Server (7) <<< Client (7) 192.168.71.90(test)|192.168.80.31 |192.168.80.21 (test) ...
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%sessionname% returns incorrect session name

I have a virtualised Windows XP SP3 machine, which I am connecting to over Remote Desktop. One of my scripts needs to use the %sessionname% variable. However this returns incorrect information. ...
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Autoenrollment Feature Cannot Reach Active Directory

I'm getting the following error message a couple of computers: Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to contact the active directory (0x8007054b). The specified domain either does ...
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glassfish - Unknown error when trying port 4848

I'm installing glassfish 3.1 on Windows XP service pack 3. but in configuration step it gives this error: PERFORMING THE REQUIRED CONFIGURATIONS ______________________________________ CREATING ...
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Domain user periodically can't login, but only temporarily?

Ok, this is a strange one that I'm having trouble replicating letting alone solving. I have a user who uses two computers (both XP sp3) on the domain with a roaming profile. She has no problems on ...
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Windows Map to user home directory fails with %username% variable

I have a user johndoe with the following drive mapping in his login script (.bat file). net use y: \\myserver\users$\johndoe However, when I try to use a more generic mapping using the username ...
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Script to list current user's mapped network drives

I have a Windows XP/ Server 2003 environment here users have mapped different network drives themselves using arbitrary drive letters. Some of these users do not know how to tell the true UNC path of ...
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View “Task Manager” type display remotely

Is it possible to view a remote computers "Task Manager" information locally? I'd like to be able to see the process list of a remote XP computer in the same sort of format as "Windows Task Manager" ...
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Unable to browse Server 2008R2 from XP clinets

We have just deployed a Windows 2008R2 server in our Windows 2003 domain. XP clinets are unable to browse in "entire network" and find the new server. It can be accessed by entering \\servername and ...
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Can’t mount NFS share from linux server on windows

There is a linux server supporting NFS v3 and 4, and a virtual machine with WinXP running a client service for NFS. XP can ping the server, but cannot mount NFS shares. From /etc/exports: ...
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Script to delete temp files for all users in XP, Vista, and 7

Basically, we have numerous customers running XP and 7 with a few Vista machines. I've found this batch script, but it is limited to the current user (uses the %userprofile% environment variable). ...
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%systemroot%\system32\GroupPolicy gone

DC Win2012, Client XP I have a couple of problems getting GPOs applied - well, they show up as getting applied (gpresult) but the software i tried to deploy didnt got deployed. I enabled ...
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Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? What is the definition of a login vs. logon session?

Having been downvoted 4 times for answering in Has windows XP support multiple remote login session (RDP) at a time? that Windows XP supports multiple remote login sessions (the question did not ...
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Installing SCCM Client 2012 failed: “CcmSetup failed with error code 0x80004002”

We're using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012. And I have issues installing the SCCM Client on a Windows XP Prof SP3 PC. The Log on the XP machine says: Failed to query BITS 2.5 ...
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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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How to change the secondary DNS server entries on a network device via cmd? [closed]

In Windows XP, how do you change the secondary DNS server on a network adapter via the command line?
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Unable to ping domain.local, but can ping server.domain.local

I have a single windows 2008 server running active directory, group policy, and DNS. DHCP is running from the firewall (this is because there are multiple branch locations, and each location has its ...
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What is Kernel Times

I've recently noticed that there is a 'Show Kernel Times' option in Windows XP's Task Manager under the 'Performance' tab. This shows up as a red meter over the green 'CPU Usage' meter. Exactly what ...
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Windows static routes w/o specifying gateway (next hop)

I have the following scenario: Computer A: 198.51.100.8, netmask 255.255.255.0 Computer B: 203.0.113.9, netmask 255.255.255.0 Both computers are on the same LAN segment; no default gateway is ...
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There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

I am the guy that was closest to the server :( and am actually a developer. I am getting this error, There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request, when a machine on the ...
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Install image on multiple computers

We as a company order in 30 computers a month and this involves a gruelling process of turning them all on, downloading and installing updates, then install the same programs over and over again Is ...
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Unable to mount XP share using fs-cifs from Linux

I have a head unit that runs Linux that is connected to my PC via an Ethernet cable. I have a Windows XP share on this PC that the head unit needs to be able to mount, however, when mounting using the ...
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Stopping the WinPcap Packet capture service

I just installed WireShark, which also installed WinPcap. During the installation it said "do you want xxx to start automatically", which I answered yes. Now I would like to stop the service when I ...
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XP box with 3 NICs on Server 2003 Domain

I have assigned all three NICs IP addresses that are outside the DHCP pool. I have 2 NICs are connected to 1 switch and the 3rd to my second switch. I want to assign one of the two NICs on the 1st ...
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Spooling error trying to print through WinXP to Win7 from Linux

I recently posted another post here about not being able to print from linux to win7 but found a solution that i might be able to work with. What we have is Fedora Core 2.x.x(2003), Redhat 3.2.3, ...
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Samba locking issue after upgrade

I did upgrade on a samba server, after which certain database apps on windows xp clients are crashing when accessing their db (most likely because some change on the samba server). The new samba runs ...
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Domain login very slow 10+ minutes

We are racking our brains trying to figure this problem out an are currently stuck! Basically we are having issues with some users taking ages to log in in the mornings, some times up to 20 minutes, ...
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How to take ownership of files from the command line?

Every so often I run into a file that I need to take ownership of. I normally use cacls for changing ntfs permissions, but it doesn't seem to do ownership. Under *nix I would run something like ...
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Very challenging network access problem: can't browse but can ping. Other PCs can browse and ping [closed]

I decided to reinstall Windows from scratch. This PC was about 4 years old and is due for a reinstall anyway. So unfortunately I can't try out some of the great suggestions below. I've got a weird ...
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Windows XP client wont authenticate to Windows Server 2003

First our environment. We have a Windows Server 2003 machine providing all services for Windows, and a pfSense 2.4 firewall providing other services such as DHCP and DNS. The firewall does not ...
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Cannot ping Windows 2008 R2 by hostname

I cannot ping the Windows 2008 R2 server by hostname from Windows XP Home machines, but I can ping it from Windows 7 Ultimate machines. I already disabled ipv6. I need to access a shared folder: ...
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vmware virtual machine keeps freezing

Strangely I have a virtual machine that keeps constantly freezing for some seconds or minutes. On the OS side, the CPU and memory used are quite low. On VMWare side, it's the same, the machine never ...
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I failed to open my xp backup bkf file in Windows 7

I moved xp backup bkf file to windows 7, but could not open bkf file through NTBackup restore utility because I received an error message “the backup file contains unrecognized data and cannot be ...
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Windows “Run As” without knowing the password

We're installing a digital media system at the college radio station I work at. We're trying to give programmers (read; DJs, not coders) access to the music, without allowing them to copy any of it to ...
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In which version of windows is powershell installed by default?

As title says. I just installed XP SP2 and i was expecting to have PowerShell 1.0 installed; however, it isn't. It seems I have to manually install it. If I upgrade to SP3 do I get PowerShell. From ...
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How to automatically install Windows XP on multiple computers?

I need to know if there is a way to automatically install Windows XP on multiple computers (about 50). Something like creating a "bat" file or some sort of script file where I would write the ...
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File in mapped network folder changes to read-only while editing

... the title is not strictly correct. I can "save-as" over the top of the same file via the UNC path. Yes, that's weird. Trying to save-as over the top of that again via the mapped path triggers a ...
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Prevent creation of default shortcuts and Favorites in Windows XP SP3?

(1) Whenever a new user is created on a Windows XP SP3 system running Internet Explorer 8, their Favorites folder is automatically populated with a "Microsoft websites" folder and several links in the ...
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How to change the current user's domain password without being domain admin?

I've seen plenty of documentation of how to reset a user's password by running net user <username> * /domain or locally net user <username> <new_password> But I am not domain ...
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How to schedule task to run every 10 minutes, from 8:00 to 15:00 on multiple days of week (with schtask.exe)?

How to schedule a task to run every 10 minutes, from 8:00 to 15:00 on multiple days of week, i.e. on Mon,Tue,Wed? The task I described can be defined with the GUI of Task Scheduler by using the ...
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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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Users randomly unable to log into certain computers

I have an issue where users are randomly unable to log onto a certain computer. We have Windows Server 2003, and XP for the clients. The error that appears is the generic "Wrong username or bad ...
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check for ping reply - unexpected result

I am running this within windows xp batch file: ping -n 3 10.1.1.2 >nul: 2>nul: if %errorlevel%==0 ( echo ping reply arrived ) else ( echo no ping reply. ) sometime, it seems ...
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How to change default gateway on XP VPN connection?

When I connect to an XP VPN the default gateway for the connection is the IP address of the VPN server machine. I think this is the reason I cannot connect to the internet via the VPN. How do I ...