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. Windows XP is not super stable which …

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