Category: windows xp

RUNING OUT OF DRIVE LETTERS?

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MS-DOS onward are all built using drive letters. A: and B: historically were floppy disks and C: was the original assigned mount for a hard disk. D: and E: could be used with a SCSI card and additional hard disks. Today a super tower with front panel SATA boxes galore installed could easily run out …

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FIX WEBSITES NOT WORKING

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It seems that sometimes Windows network settings become mangled and connectivity is not working. To fix the problem requires an elevated command prompt: Type “ipconfig /flushdns” and press Enter. Type “ipconfig /registerdns” and press Enter. Type “ipconfig /release” and press Enter. Type “ipconfig /renew” and press Enter. Type “netsh winsock reset” and press Enter. Restart the computer. If this does not fix the problem you may need to back up your files and installed Windows fresh.

GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS XP

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We have many old games. Many old games have issues with the x64 version of XP while they do work fine with the x86 version. Issues are for the x86 version of XP. If you need backwards compatibility its possible to dual boot.  The old MBR allows for 4 primary partitions or the BIOS can …

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