Questions tagged [windows-xp]

**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 Windows. The name "XP" is short for "eXPerience."

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Restrict XP machine to LAN only

I am running a windows xp machine on my network for legacy hardware and software. I wish to allow the xp machine to access all machines on the LAN but prevent it from having access to the internet. ...
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How do I get an XP computer to send files to its archive when connected on different a different router?

Good day folks. I'm wondering if its possible for my portable ultrasound machine to send back its images to the central archive when its off in the wards doing scans. Here's the current setup - the ...
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Is it possible to clone an old Windows XP machine to modern hardware? [closed]

I was given a task to migrate an old machine based on Windows XP to newer hardware. I have tried using Clonezilla to generate an image from the IDE HDD. The problem I am getting now is getting the ...
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No screen messages from BIOS after discrete graphics card installation [closed]

My old PC used to work fine with onboard graphics, but eventually (I think) that was slowing down the whole system. So I decided to add a discrete graphics board - after that I don't see any output ...
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Unable to erase data from old Windows XP PC

I have an old Dell PC (326V50J) that I would like all data to be erased from (data and OS). The operating system installed is Windows XP x86. It doesn't have a USB port but it does have a CD drive. ...
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Cant connect to SQL Server 2008 from Window XP SP2 But work fine with SP3 and 7 and above?

Yesterday our windows server 2008 R2 Updated after 7 years! After that our Windows XP SP2 and Lower clients reported that the ERP software cant connect to server! But Windows 7 and above clients ...
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Is it enough to deactivate RDP to avoid RPD exploits?

I just got word about the newest known vulnerability of the RDP service. 2 Days ago microsoft made a blog post about it and delivered updates. OS wise even for windows xp. From what I understand the ...
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Docker image of Windows XP software [closed]

Hi I hope I can find an answer if this is possible to do with Docker. There are softwares I have that no longer run on moder Windows OS. For example, Macromedia Flash 5 that I used to run on Windows ...
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AD issue with Svr 2012 R2 DC: cannot join XP VMs to Domain, but Win7, 8 and Win10 VMs can join

Domain Controller is a physical server running Windows Server 2012 R2. FF Level is 2008 R2, DF Level is 2012 R2. However, I found a MS article that states XP is fully compatible with even a 2012 R2 ...
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XP KVM stuck at “Booting from Hard Disk”

Just to see if it could be done (and if so, move other physical XP machines to VM environments), I took the hard drive out of a decommissioned laptop, captured a WIM of it, and applied it to a QCOW2 ...
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How to access shared folder on Windows 10 from Windows XP?

I have a share on Windows 10 Pro that is accessed by Windows 7 and 10 with no issues. On Windows XP machine, I can ping both the hostname and the IP, however I get error 64 when I tried net use and ...
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Win7-10, can you mount an NTFS hard drive and ignore permissions like Win XP?

I have several hard drives that I need to grab data from. All are formatted NTFS, a couple have Win 10 installed, a few have Win7 installed. Under Windows 2000 and XP, I could simply attach the drive ...
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Blocking a contractor's access to the internal machines when remote desktop'ing in [closed]

I have a VOIP contractor that's going to need remote access to a server on our network, and it's not on a separate vlan. I'm sure he'll need some access to the public world to do his work, but I ...
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Windows XP PCs in company network

In our small business, we are using about 75 PCs. Servers and desktops/laptops are all up-to-date and are secured using Panda Business Endpoint Protection and Malwarebytes Business Endpoint Security (...
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Windows 10 Folder Permissions for Workgroup

I have a workgroup which has 3 computers in it. 1 of these is a Windows XP machine, the other 2 are Windows 10. There is a folder on one of the Windows 10 machines which I need all these computers ...
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Windows XP logon fails with multiple NICs

I have a windows XP machine with two NIC's. NIC A is configured as DHCP and connected to the company network. NIC B is configured as static and connected to a network client. The IP ranges of the ...
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Finding XP boxes on our intranet

We're out on a mission to find and eradicate XP boxes on our intranet. Now we're wondering what the fastest (scan) method might be --XP boxes connected to our active directory have already been ...
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Windows XP to Windows 7 migration - Registry update

In Windows XP an application uses the following to read the username: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon While in Windows 7 same is mapped to: ...
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Windows System State Analyzer 3.0 failing to compare file system snapshots

I have an issue with the Windows System State Analyzer 3.0. The tool takes snapshots of the status of file systems, drivers, registry and services statuses, but when I try to compare those, it fails ...
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Advantages and disadvantages of using Windows versus Linux print server?

I have a small network that I am building that looks like this: The printer (center) is an old Laserjet 4si with JetDirect set to Ethernet. The machine connected to the BEFSX41 VPN hub is Windows XP ...
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All XP PCs suddenly can't access domain shares

We have one shared folder on one of our domain controller server 2012R2. From yesterday, all our XP PCs suddenly couldn't access this domain share. All other Win 7, Win 8, Win 10 PCs have no such ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Retrieve IP settings from old Windows network adapters

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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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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Is it possible to use Win XP as a DHCP server in a network? [closed]

Is it possible to use Win XP as a DHCP server in a network ? Does Win XP can give automatic IP addresses to clients in a network ??
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Issue with a workstation and file server shares

I have a weird issue with a Windows XP SP3 computer in an office, as I'm trying to map network shares from a Windows 2008 server. The server name is "server" and it's IP address is 10.10.10.10. The ...
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How can I wait to the close of the uninstall panel in windows 7 from batch file?

I have simple batch file : @echo off call "c:\windows\system32\appwiz.cpl" echo "Done" On Windows XP, this batch launche the uninstall panel of windows, and block the execution until the use close ...
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How to see when windows XP was on and off

Is there way to see when windows XP was on and off? I have important system on windows XP computer, so I want to see when it was on and off. If this is not possible, it would be also usefull for me ...
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L2TP VPN without certificates between Windows XP and ZyWALL USG 200

I'm trying to configure a ZyWALL USG 200 firewall to let Windows XP remote clients (dynamic IP address) to connect to the workplace network with a L2TP VPN. I don't want to use certificates, a common ...
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Restrict XP to access internet in Server 2012 R2 Domain using GPO?

How can I restrict only XP machines to access internet in Server 2012 R2 Domain environment using GPO? I need to allow those XP machines to access local Intranet sites in the Domain environment just ...
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Connecting a domain-joined pc to a non-joined pc

At my job we have a pc that controls the lights, ventilation, music,... of the factory hall. Since this pc runs on Windows XP it isn't connected to any network whatsoever. However, the production ...
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i tried to register netshell.dll failed in windows xp

I cannot open my localconnection's properties, so I tried to register the netshell.dll file, but got a dllregisterserver failed, return code is 0x80020009 error. When I used regsvr32 netshell.dll /u, ...
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Can a Windows XP client connect to a RemoteApp hosted on Server 2008 R2?

Can a Windows XP client (running SP3 if that matters) connect to a RemoteApp hosted on a Server 2008 R2 RDSH server? I've searched the Internet for an answer but keep finding information explaining ...
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How to (re)set permissions for a Service in Windows XP

I have a client XP machine that logs onto the network via dial-up connection. In the process of identifying and removing a worm on the client, the permissions for Remote Access Connection Manager got ...
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How do I utilize disk space in batch? [closed]

I'm trying to write a batch file that would kinda go like this: if DiskSpace > 255MB for C:, goto 1 :1 copy "E:\file.txt" "C:\destination\" It's for a program I assembled, and I needed to create ...
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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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Unable to change Location in Windows XP when trying to add user

I am trying to add domain users to "Remote Desktop" in Windows XP 32 bit. Problem is I am unable to change location from local pc to domain. Check the following screenshot and you will see location is ...
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New Exchange SSL certificate now Windows XP Outlook clients won't connect

I renewed our SSL certificate for Exchange but now Outlook won't connect on any Windows XP machines. It asks for the username and password and even when the correct credentials are entered it just ...
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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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Why does Windows XP run applications from network shares so much more quickly than Windows 7?

I have multiple clients that run all sorts of (mostly badly-designed) software off network shares. The design of the software is such that it's intended to do so - the server runs the database locally ...
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INSTALLING SQL SERVER 2008 in Windows XP

Hello this is my first time in Server Fault so I wish people are as accommodating here as in Stack Overflow. So.. Heres the thing. I need to install SQL Server 2008 Express 32 Bit on a Windows XP ...
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Remote desktop to XP logs in ok but “server initiated disconnect” within 5 seconds

Context Several computed running Windows XP SP3 had remote desktop working okay. One could use Microsoft's client mstsc.exe on another WinXP, or rdesktop from Linux. Problem Suddenly one day, ...

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