**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 add a shutdown script (not by using gpedit.msc or active directory)?

I have created a script I want to deploy on my XP workstations as a shutdown script. I know I can add my script as a shutdown script with the UI (gpedit.msc), but I want to automate the deployment of ...
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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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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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Deny access to removable storage media for Windows XP client machines via Group Policy

I am currently editing a GPO for user accounts of a particular OU and I want to disable removable drives access on a particular OU, problem is that all the client machines are Windows XP and the ...
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Error: “Currently no logon servers available” while connected via crossover and using built-in Admin

A "client" system and a "server" system are connected via crossover cable. The "client" is running Windows Server 2003, and the "server" is running Windows XP Pro SP3. The client and server ping ...
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Robocopy - Share to Share copy over network - Files did not end up in the expected location

A client of mine recently got a new Windows 2012 server to replace an old Windows XP Professional computer we were using as a file server. Everything appeared to be copying fine, I stored a log file ...
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Is windows scheduled task dependent on hostname and user-account name?

My PC credentials --> [[user: sunny ; pwd: sunny ; hostname:sunny1234]] I created a scheduled task under hostname: sunny1234, with user-name: sunny and pwd:sunny and task was created successfully. ...
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VirtualBox: grain table inconsistency

The setup in question is as follows: Windows 7 64bit host running VirtualBox. The guest machine is running Windows XP 32bit. After a power failure on the host box, the guest machine cannot boot and ...
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Printer on different network(IP range), can i print to it?

Heres my situation, client PC is on the same network as the printer to start with: 192.168.1.X Thats fine and printing is fine, however our clients are required to connect to the VPN using the ...
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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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Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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How can I connect to a CIFS/SMB share on a non-default port?

I'm trying to get a contractor connected to a CIFS share (port 445). He's not a big shop (so no go on using VPN). His ISP blocks outgoing connections on port 445. I've been doing some rsync to ftp ...
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user cannot log on even after password reset

I have a user that cannot log on, even after reseting the password. It allows the user to 'Change password at first log on' but then does not let the user log in. The only error that displays is the ...
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Windows XP Clients cannot access \\domain.local\SYSVOL share on 2012 R2 Domain Controllers

We've recently promoted 3 new 2012 R2 domain controllers and still have 1 2003 domain controller on the network, which we're planning on demoting in the next week or two. We seem to be having a ...
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Windows Group Policy - Can I alter with VBscript?

First of all I'm not an expert in either Windows or Group Policy scripting but one of my tasks is to configure XP machines which are destined to be NOT network. Consequently I've used VBScript to ...
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Application works after closing and restarting

I am working with an old Borland 1999 C++ client\server application that I don't have the source code to... unfortunately there is no vendor support or alternative this app. This is a bit of a head ...
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windows php curl install : recommend a good site? [closed]

So I'm struggling to get php curl installed on my windows xp professional machine and I've probably tried 5 different sites which either dont' work or refers to missing file references like the ca ...
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PC Randomly crashes with c000021a code [closed]

At work we have some PCs that run on Windows XP SP2 (They are segmented away from the internet) and they have been having some issues which strike me as strange, there is 6 PCs that went down, all ...
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How to silently uninstall then reinstall Quicktime remotely/programattically

We have a Scholastic program that uses Quicktime to do audio playback and recording. Unfortunately for me, when I created my image, I didn't know that installing too high a version of Quicktime would ...
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How can I find out what AD groups I'm a member of?

I'm running a Windows XP desktop in a corporate environment. How can I find out what AD groups I belong to?
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How do I know if a DLL is registered?

When you are registering a DLL in old machines (Windows XP), regsrv always says that the registration was sucessful. This happens even if the user doesn't have permission to register. With the name ...
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How do I allow a non-admin user to change their IP address on Windows XP?

I have a domain connected Windows XP laptop user who is not a local administrator. I would like for him to be able to change his IP address on Windows XP since he travels quite a bit and may encounter ...
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Why am I getting performance counter errors?

I am trying to write C# code to access a computer (XP sp2) remotely to find out if a process is running. I don't know much about performance counters other than what I've been reading in the past ...
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Get a list of installed optional features on Windows XP [closed]

In Win7+ i can run the following command to get a list of optional features: wmic path Win32_OptionalFeature get Caption,InstallState How can i get a similar list on WinXP, natively?
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Troubleshoot large number of TCP retransmits / dup ack / segment lost

I have a problem with RDC slowing to a crawl or disconnecting entirely. Client is XP SP3 w/ RDC 6, server is Win 2k8 R2. Both have been scanned thoroughly and found to be virus free. I downloaded ...
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Run XP Application from Windows 7/8/10

I have a small network (windows Server 2012r2 Domain) and need to run on 10 workstations one application wich runs (well) only on Windows XP. I was thinking of running a windows xp VM and connect to ...
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Windows XP Network Drive Error 1351

my scenario: 20 Windows (XP/7) Clients one XP file server two Linux (Suse 9,10) Samba File servers new Samba Domain Controller (Zentyal) So, the Client PCs all were in a workgroup "blabla", where ...
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DisableAutoDaylightTimeSet registry change doesn't work on WinXP

I have some PC's in my domian and they have windows xp .I'm trying to uncheck automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes box from registry . I added the following key ...
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Windows XP can't install network drivers even in VMware

I'm a sysadmin at a building controls company. We are trying to revive a Building Management Server with very expensive and important software on it. I cannot for the life of me, install a single ...
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Windows XP, Chrome 48 and RC4

I have recently updated to https. Not supporting RC4. We have one or two customers that cannot access our site, and are getting the error 'A secure connection cannot be established because this site ...
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Where is the login history for Windows XP?

Does Windows XP keep a log of the login and screen locking events? If so, how can I view it?
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Tls1.0 between client and server Windows not working

I am trouble getting TLS 1.0 working between a client, which is a Windows Xp machine and a server, which is a Server 2008 R2. On the server the event log shows the message saying that TLS 1.0 ...
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What is the best guide for deploying XP clients from 2003 Server with WDS in Native Mode?

I'm faced with the task of deploying XP clients from a Windows 2003 server with WDS in Native mode. I've searched around and have found a few Microsoft articles that deal with bits and pieces of this, ...
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Will Windows XP users still be able to install Google Chrome from April 2016?

As I understand, from April 2016, users of Google Chrome on Windows XP and Windows Vista will still be able to use Google Chrome however it will not receive updates and security fixes (https://...
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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). I'...
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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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Access Network Folder using Different User Credential

Domain Controller OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Client OS: Windows XP, Windows 7 Windows XP client name: Client1 Windows XP client name: Client2 I had login as abc.local\Q2020 on Client1 and ...
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How to run a cygwin executable with Windows TaskScheduler without opening a terminal?

Using Windows XP Task Scheduler, I've scheduled the execution of a cygwin program (C:\cygwin\bin\svn.exe update). It is working fine, but when it executes, a terminal window titled svchost.exe opens. ...
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How do I remove a printer connection without the user's intervention?

Here's the situation: We're replacing 11 printers with newer models, and we'll be installing them on our print server and sharing them out. The plan is to share the new printers under different ...
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Security group membership makes it impossible to list network shares (very strange issue)

We are having a very unusual problem on our network. There are two sites: main office (1x SBS 2003 server and 20x PCs: a mixture of Win7 and XP) and a remote site connected via VPN (1x XP PC, also on ...
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Reverse Proxy on ClientHello with bad security (e.g. WinXP)

XP seems to be a lot of "fun", these days with security especially since the security features XP DOES support are being phased out day by day. for all those who want to drop XP there is always the ...
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Win XP not saving mapped drive to Samba - Reconnect at login is ticked

I have Windows XP SP3 and Samba 3.6. From Windows Explorer I go Tools > Map network Drive and create a connection to my server (//server/share`), ticking the Reconnect at login box. All works fine, ...
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Easiest way to get Perfmon counter names into a text file?

I'd like to create a settings file for my logman command. I expect to have lots of perfmon counters. Is there any easy way to get all the perfmon counters' exact text anywhere? The only thing I ...
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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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Retrieve old IP settings form Windows

This is pertaining to Windows in general (XP and all recent versions) After replacing an old motherboard with a new one, the NIC is different, has a new MAC address and generally needs a new TCP/IP ...
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Stop Samba Timeouts on Windows XP [closed]

We recently bought a Drobo to archive all our videos ready for broadcast. Everything is working fine between all my computers whether it be Mac, Linux, or Windows 10. We have one Windows XP computer ...
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How can I disable the “Do you want to allow this website to open a program on your computer?” warning for a specific program/moniker?

I've been playing with new URL monikers in Windows for a utility I'm working on. When I run the new URL from Start > Run, it just runs. If I send the URL to myself via Notes or enter it into the IE ...
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C#/asp.net application runs fine on localhost (intranet), but not on server (Internet)

I'm a total n00b when it comes to SQL Server admin stuff, so sorry if this is basic. I've designed a website in C#/asp.net with a SQL Server backend on my local machine. Runs perfectly when I open the ...
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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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Qemu - Reduce virtual disk size

I have a problem trying to reduce a virtual machine's disk. The host is CentOS 6.5 and the guest is Windows XP. The size of the virtual drive is 250GB, but I want it smaller. How can I do that? ...