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Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista

How do you reformat a computer with Windows XP Pro?

Reformatting Windows XP Pro One Way 1. BACK UP ANYTHING IMPORTANT!!! eg. Documents, Music, Saved Games, etc. 2. Insert your windows XP CD. 3. Follow the Menus till you get to drive formating. Pick ether NTFS (for windows Xp0 or FAT32 (windows 95,98) 4. Wait for the disk to be formated. 5. Restart computer or continue with installing if you like. OR (FAT32 Drives only) Create a windows 98 boot floppy. Boot computer with the boot floppy. type "format [drive letter]:" (no quotes) Eg for the...
Asked in Cable Internet, Microsoft Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7

How do you open .dll files to see what is written inside?

A DLL is a library file that contains functions for other programs to use. In order for these functions to be run their code must have been compiled. Compiling is the process of taking source code in a language like C++ or Visual Basic which can be read by humans, and converting it into machine code that can be read by a computer processor. As such it is very hard to 'read' DLL files as the actual functional code is machine...
Asked in Backdoors, Windows XP, Windows Vista

How do you remove the TrojanHorse BackDoor Agent BA from Windows XP?

If you want to delete backdoor Trojans forever, then you need to take the first step in order to eliminate this troublesome malware: caution. Although many computer users do not take this into consideration. The truth is that without some basic security procedures, your computer will be infested with Trojans; backdoor entrances, after all, are commonplace. However, in order to fight them, it is our duty to know about them. So let's find out first what a Trojan is. ...
Asked in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, The Difference Between

What are the differences between Windows 2000 and Windows XP?

Windows XP has several features that distinguish it from Windows 2000. 1. The Luna interface. 2. Integrated zip functionality. 3. Remote Assistance. 4. Integrated CD burning. 5. Hyperthreading support 6. User-mode driver framework (created after XP was released, and never backported). 7. Windows Movie Maker 8. Fast User Switching 9. The option to run tasks as an "Administrator" while logged in as an unprivileged account (pity this isn't done more often). ...
Asked in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

How do you change the Windows XP FTP port?

This actually doesn't make a whole lot of sense. If your trying to listen in on an FTP port, then it's 21. If you are running an FTP server, then the option is in your software. If you are just trying to connect to an FTP server on a non-standard port than using a colon and the port after the host will work fine. If your question is referring to allowing another port into the built-in firewall, then just add a...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows 98, Windows Vista

How do you use a start up disk for Windows 98 SE?

Using a Windows Start-Up Disk Here are opinions and answers from Wiki s Contributors: Find out more from the readme.txt that comes with the start up disk. You simply go into the control panel (which you find in My Computer) select 'Add/Remove Programs' icon. A window pops up. Now click on the tab along the top called 'startup Disk' then follow the instructions. Make sure you have a floppy disk, preferably one you just bought or have formatted. A Different Option If you have a properly...
Asked in Computer Viruses, Windows XP, Windows Vista, iPod

What can you do if lsa shell virus won't let you use windows update?

LSA Shell is an important Windows component that unfortunately shows up in some virus related error messages. install a good firewall like zone alarm and update your windows. Download the sasser patch here Then download the removal tool here Then follow k027's instructions above. If you need to shutdown in the meantime and can't, the safest way is to hold down your computer's power button for five seconds . To get rid of this virus follow these steps . You can get rid of the Trojan horse...
Asked in Startpage Viruses, Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista

How do you remove startpage 6 ai from Windows XP?

First try to run cleansweep, regclean programs that you can download from the web. These shorten the length of time the system has to be scanned of temp files. Then run in safe mode AVG. Then run HijackThis. Browse the file and deleted any unwanted web sites. If you have written down the extact location of the file from running AVG in safe mode, boot system up off a disk then proceed to that location and manually delete file. Reboot and...
Asked in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Is Windows 7 more stable than Windows Vista?

I find that it is. I've had windows 7 since January 2010 and have 0 errors, crashes. I am very pleased with it. ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

How do you enable Registry Editing again if it has been disabled by your administrator?

First Method: Click Start -> Run -> gpedit.msc -> User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Prevent access to registry editing tools -> Right Click Properties -> Set it to Not Configured. Second Method: Click Start -> Run. Type this command in Run box and press Ok. REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 Then a prompt will come up with this question: Value DisableRegistryTools exists, overwrite (Y/N)? Type yes and hit Enter. After u did that also type this command in the run...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Hard Disk Drives

Is it possible to reformat the C boot drive in Windows XP?

If you get a program like Partition Magic (I don't remember where you get it at the moment), you can repartition your hard drive. I've never used it first-hand, so I'm not absolutely sure if it reformats, but it will let you repartition it. Can't you just put in the Windows XP install (Update/Clean Install) CD and reinstall it that way? use a windows 98 or ME boot disk Yup it is totally possible and quite simple. All you have to...
Asked in Windows Vista, LEGO

How can you fix error code 142024 NXT 1.0?

Download SD2, and it should work.
Asked in Searchpage Viruses, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Registry

How do you enable or disable the registry editor in Windows XP or Windows Vista?

-- Log on as Administrator on you PC. For Windows Xp go to Start > Run. For Vista Click on Start Then type in gpedit.msc and hit Enter on your Keyboard. Yo will see the Group Policy Editor. Then navigate to User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System. Now find and double-click on Prevent access to registry editing tools Then select either Disabled or Not Configured and Click OK. Now close the Group Policy Editor and restart your PC. If you don't have Group Policy...
Asked in Windows Vista, Computer Terminology

What do you mean by device driver?

Device drivers are a set of software instructions that control the interface between a computer and a connected peripheral device. Device drivers tell your machine what the device is, what the device does, and all the other instructions needed for proper operation. For instance, Windows does not ship with a specific device driver set for all the features in your new Logitech keyboard that has custom buttons. Ref: ...
Asked in Computers, Mac OS, Windows Vista

How can mac and vista be installed on one computer?

Boot Camp - Parallels - VM Ware - Cross Over Addition And make sure to partition your boot drive. To run Vista you must first have a mac with an Intel proccessor then use parallels Addition VirtualBox is a free emulator you can use to install different operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix) on your Mac without having to worry about partitioning your drive or rebooting your computer:
Asked in Computer Viruses, Windows XP, Windows Vista

How do you remove the Small 4 B Q Trojan from a computer running Windows XP?

Download and run firefox to protect your computer from future spyware attacks and pop ups which are coming in through internet explorer (Trojan downloaders, win32 ).Browser attacks aren't easy to spot because they piggyback on legitimate traffic that doesn't exhibit many obvious warning signs 1. Run Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) 2. Run the vundo and combo fix 3. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 4. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot 5 Run Superantispyware 6. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web CureIt! well i discovered these...
Asked in Downloader Viruses, Windows Vista, Anti-Virus Software, Hard Disk Drives

How do you remove hidden and useless files from a hard drive?

Well if you use internet explorer then you can go to the tools menu click delete browsing history then click delete all. This will delete cookies, history, temporary files, form data and passwords. Then you can visity your document folder and delete any document that are old and out of date and/or are not needed. Programs are a big memory taker. They take up alot of your hard drive so remove those un used or unwanted programs by clicking start,control panel, add/remove...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista

How do you remove or delete past items on the customize notifications window?

Try here: Per Microsoft's KB: To clear the Past Items list, perform the following steps: 1. Delete the IconStreams and PastIconsStream values from the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TrayNotify 2. Open Task Manager, click the Processes tab, click Explorer.exe, and then click End Process. 3. In Task Manager, click File, click New Task, type explorer, and then click OK. ...
Asked in Office Applications, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Microsoft Office

Will Microsoft Office XP work with Microsoft Windows Vista?

Answer (maybe) "Microsoft Office 2000, Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and the 2007 Microsoft Office suites are all supported on Windows Vista." ... "Because Office 2000 and Office XP are in Extended Support, there have been no fixes for issues that occur when these products are run on Windows Vista." interpretation is that you can get the usual security patches until the end of extended support (2011 for OXP). But if something breaks under Vista, you're out of luck. There is a particular problem...
Asked in Computer Hardware, Computer Terminology, Internet, Windows Vista

Where is the BIOS stored?

it is permanently stored on one or two ROM ICs installed on the system board Cmos setup information are stored in ROM bios chip.and it was maintain by a 3.0 battery.its called cmos battery. There is a non-volatile ROM chip built into the motherboard that stores and boots the BIOS on startup. ...
Asked in Software and Applications (non-game), Windows XP, Windows Vista, Hard Disk Drives

How can you make a Windows Vista boot disk if the original is damaged and are there any files that can be copied from the hard drive?

Yes, you can do that kinda. Lots of ways. One of the best is to use DriveImage XML, SelfImage, Disk Image, or ImageMaker (all available on the free, open source "Ultimate Boot CD for Windows " (UBCD4WIN)). You can boot from the CD, backup your hard drive as it is, and restore from the backup later. This is good for when you want to get your system exactly how you like it, then back it up. If you want to reinstall...
Asked in Computers, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Operating Systems

How do you install two hard drives with two different operating systems XP and 98 in one machine for dual bootup?

its quite easy actually...always install the earliest OS your case, install 98 on whatever drive you wish and after it is complete...install xp on the other. during boot, you will be given the option to boot what ever OS you wish. I tried your sugestion, loaded 98 first on the first drive, xp on the second does not work, only boots into 98 XP should be loaded with both of the drives connected. After loading 98, do not make any...
Asked in Startpage Viruses, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Registry

How do you edit the Windows XP registry when 'regedit' returns a 'Program is being used by another program' message?

Start Menu > Run > C:\WINDOWS\regedit.exe > Click Ok And There You Go. Need More Assistance?Go To And Go To The Request Page For More Help. mobarscape regisrty questoins ...