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Q: window 2000 professional problem

I just upgraded from w/98 1st edition to w/2000 professional. When the computer reboots and gets to the logon I enter the password and it says saving system settings, then goes back to the logon screen. I enter the password again and same thing, it just continues looping through this. I'm sure I'm using the right password cause when I enter the wrong one it says check username and password. When I enter the right password it just starts the loop again. I could really use some help on this please. Thanks

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My computer shut itself down and as it restarted it hung on the windows progress bar and reverted to a blue screen with the following message: Stop: 0X00000024 NTFS- File System Address BFFS78A2 base at BFEF 3000
Date stamp 3edebe95 NTFS.SYS. Nothing I have tried will reboot it. I will not do anything but the blue screen. I have virus protection and firewall. It will not even boot from the Windows 2000 CD to check for errors or even reformat.

A:Window 2000 Professional wont restart

Maybe this will help:


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Please help!
I have an HP desktop that I (stupidly) installed a demo version of MS Windows 2000 Professional. Ever since, I cannot access ANY of the applications (other than MS Office) that I had installed on my pc. Before I installed the demo, I was using Windows 98. I can live w/out having any of the applications, the main problem is that now, I cannot connect to the internet

For some reason, ever since I installed the demo, when I try to connect to the internet, no modem is found. Before installing this I had NO problem connecting to the internet.

Is there ANY way to fix this? Can I either: go back to the previous operating system that I was using, or if I purchase the complete MS Windows 2000 Professional software and install, I should be able to access my modem again?

Please help!

A:MS Windows 2000 Professional Problem!

If you have the Win98 recovery/reinstallation disk I would go to the hard drive manufacturers website and download their low level format (zero fill) utility, zero fill the drive and re-install 98. If you don't have the disks then there is probably no possibility of acquiring disks for a system that old from HP.

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I have been using Website Complete by Starfield Technologies to build and publish my website on GoDaddy since 2004, but recently it went down. I have called GoDaddy and they tell me to republish it. When I open Website Complete it asks me for a file from Microsoft 2000 SR-1, only I don't have Microsoft 2000, or I don't think I do. I'm using Office 2003 Student and Teacher edition. Here's what I get: a Windows Installer box comes up automatically and asks me to "Please wait while Microsoft Office configures SR-1 Professional" and then when it can't, another box pops up saying "the feature you are trying to use is on a CD rom or another removable drive that is not available." I close the box out and it will go through the process and eventually open the site, but the program does run right now. I have a newer computer with Vista, than when I first published my website. Is this the problem? I f I get a copy of Microsoft 2000 and pop it into the drive when it asks for the disk, will that screw up my other edition of Office 2003? How do I fix this? The thought of learning Dreamweaver, makes my head hurt!

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My home PC hs dual boot up -Win 2K & Win 98.
Once I tried to connect a USB device in Win 2k the PC got hanged.When I restarted it,gave the message'inaccessible_boot_process'.Tried to start the PC in Win 2k with various options as is availabe by pressing F8 while startup.But the PC didnt start.Now the PC has stopped asking for dual bootup.It goes staight to Win 98.I tried to start the PC with ERD.It gv the message 'NTLDR missing'.Tried to start with 4 set of floppy disks.After loading the 1 no. floppy,while loading no. 2 gv the message 'halacpi.dll missing.
In Win 98 it does not show the Win 2k partition also.What to do?How to start the PC in Win 2K

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I get the following error message when trying to install Office 2000 Professional onto a PC running Windows XP Home:
"Windows files must be installed for your installation to proceed. Insert your Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 CD now."
I have tried inserting the Service Pack 2 CD I used to do the Windows install but this does not help. The computer tells me it is the wrong CD but I know it is correct. I have searched the internet with google and the Microsoft knowledge base but can find no solution that matches my problem. what is even stranger is that I have previously been able to run this software package on this PC (though it was orginally installed before service Pack 2 came out). I am reinstalling because I have had to completely reformat my hard drive and do a clean install of Windows XP. I have been able to reinstall all my software except Office 2000.
Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Installation problem Office 2000 Professional

Me again, well I solved the problem the only way I could figure. I had to reformat my hard drive and reinstall windows xp and all my software all over again.. this time I reloaded Office 2000 before I installed service pack 2 and it all works sweet now.

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hello everyone, thread 3 today, lots of problems. anyway, my upstairs computer runs windows 2000 professional. when i turn it on, it boots up, right when it gets to loading my desktop, a blue screen with some words flashes up and it reboots. (Too quick for me too read) Sometimes it reboots more than others and it is really weird. The one way i can get it to load up without doing that is by opening the task manager as soon as i see the bottom toolbar on the desktop, then it finishes booting up and is fine. I dont have a windows 2000 disk as this computer was given to me a couple years ago. please help.

A:Solved: Windows 2000 Professional boot up problem

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"PCI Simple communications Controller" keeps popping up at startup & loading - TWICE. I have uninstalled it numerous times and it (they) keep coming back. I can't get rid of it (them). It (they) keep saying "new hardware detected" and "installing" "please wait..."

I have to click on "cancel" each time TWICE every time the PC boots up.

how can I get rid of it (them)?

It doesn't appear in the list in the "Install / Uninstall programs". I keep deleting (uninstalling) from Device Manager, but next time I start up the PC it's (they're) back again and I have to wait for them to "load" then click on "cancel" each time.

A:Windows 2000 Professional PCI Simple Communications Controller Problem

It's most likely your dial-up modem card. As long as the card is inside the case, the message will keep popping up.
Remove the card, or install driver for it.

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Following system crash I reloaded Win 2000 Pro and then tried to reload Norton Systemworks 2003 Pro from CD. Seemed to load okay but did not load Antivirus. Found an old copy on disk but cannot delete. Tried again to load systemworks and got error message Error 1311: Source file not found H:\nsw1.cab Verify file exists and that you can access it. I cannot find this file. Can you pls assist with a solution. Steve

A:Norton Systemworks 2003 Professional problem with Windows 2000 Pro

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Will someone please explain to me briefly what the difference is between all of these? Why would one want one over the other?

I guess that Windows 2000 is sort of like NT Workstation. If not, please tell me.

And what is the difference between Windows 2000 Server and 2000 Advanced Server?

A:{Advice Offered} - Windows 2000 Professional, 2000 Server, 2000 Anvanced Server--the difference?


Win2K Professional is, indeed, just NT Workstation 5.0

The real difference between Win2K Server and Win2K Advanced Server is scalability. To quote a CNET article: "Three versions of the operating system will be available next week (it's an old article): Windows 2000 Professional, aimed at PCs and workstations; Windows 2000 Server, for file-and-print servers; and Windows 2000 Advanced Server, supporting clustering, which is a way of making several systems act as a single, more powerful computer.

To quote the FAQ from www.winmag.com:
Windows 2000 Professional is the workstation edition of Windows 2000. This is basically Windows NT Workstation 5.0, although Win2K Professional of course includes all of the new technologies for Win2K.

Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server is the server edition of Windows 2000, which is designed to serve small- to mid-sized businesses and workgroups. Server supports up to 4GB of physical RAM and up to 4 processors per computer. Advanced Server supports up to 8GB of RAM and 8 processors per computer.

Windows 2000 Datacenter Server is designed for large businesses and computer clusters. Datacenter supports up to 32 processors per computer and up to 64GB of RAM, as well as built-in clustering and load-balancing features.

Is that what you wanted?


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Posting this on behalf of a colleague, so be patient as I ain't got a clue what technical terms should be used. Here's a layman's terms description of the problem...

Until 30 mins ago, when colleague opened an existing drawing and clicked on File/Save As, the Save As WINDOW appeared slap bang in the middle of the screen.

Now, instead of a window appearing, a 4 line command box appears at the foot of the screen, with text like "command; save as" etc - almost like a dos prompt window, but a little different. Achieves the same thing, but not what colleague wants to see.

Can anyone help please?

A:Solved: AUTOCAD 2000 window problem

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My previous post:
DDS log:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16476  BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_33
Run by KaraBang21 at 15:06:56 on 2013-05-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8167.7046 [GMT -4:00]
AV: Norton Internet Security *Disabled/Outdated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton Internet Security *Disabled/Outdated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Norton Internet Security *Disabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
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A:Window 7 runs slow and layout looks like window 2000

Hi  karabang
I will be handling your log to help you get cleaned up. Please give me some time to look it over and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
White Warrior

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I checked the windows website and it showed that Windows 2000 Professional is upgradeable to Windows XP Professional, as I am using a work laptop I was wandering does that mean if I were to upgrade to XP then all the previous settings, e.g. the log on profiles, will be maintained and there will be a seamless transition?

A:Upgrading Windows 2000 Professional to Windows XP Professional

you should be able to upgrade and keep your current setting and files.

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I have installed Win 2000 on my home computer. I'm having problems with it freezing up most of the time. Even while I'm online or just typing in Word.
After it freezes, I reboot it.. Then I get all different types of colors on my screen with hundreds of lines. Sometimes I have to wait a couple of hours to reboot it again. It'll run fine for about 3 days then it'll start acting crazy again.. What should I do?
I'm running a:
P4 1.8 Ghz processor with a Intel Motherboard
512 MB Ram
GeForce4 MMX4000 Video Card

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I MUST get this program OFF my PC. I do not have the original disk. There must be a way to uninstall or get around the administrator password, which I do not have.
HELP Please!!!!!

A:2000 Professional


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First off are they the same program?

A:Win XP and 2000 Professional?

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When I have windows up and running it closes down to a blue screen for no apparent reason and I get the follwing code:
stop: 0x000000D(0x00000030,0x00000002,0x00000000,oxEB6E33AB)
Address EB6E33AB base at EB6E0000 Datestamp 38163562 - openhci
Beginning dump of physical memory

NOTE All 0 have lines throug them.

A:Win 2000 Professional

Welcome to TSG.

These errors are often associated with a device driver problem.

Your error suggests a problem has been identified in the openhci (Open Host Controller Interface) usually associated with USB devices.

Try updating any USB device drivers?

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I have Windows 2000 professional at home.
First, the sound worked, but the modem did not.
Then, I messed with the settings and the modem worked, but the sound did not.
Then, I found that the modem would not share the IRQ with the sound. I could not change them (they were both on 10)
I took out and uninstalled the modem.
I tried to change the IRQ, but windows would not let me into the profile.
I put the modem back in.
Now, the opening screen says: Found new hardware, Disk Controller. It just says that, and will not download.
I cannot change the IRQs, I cannot enable or disable anything. I cannot install or uninstall anything, because the system says install in progress.


A:2000 Professional IRQ

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ok.heres the scenario.used aol for so long and it left multiple hidden and unproperly unistalled programs, so i reformatted harddrive.then upgraded (i thought) to win 2000 professional which doesnt have word or other programs i'm used to.and now were using a new dial-up provider but programs dont go through now tons of errors.cant connect online entirely, cant uninstall norton at all to reinstall.also can not just switch to win 98 which im willing to do.

my only advice was to reformat and start over but id like some other suggestions.

the only thing i need to do on computer is type word programs, connect online, be able to download files and burn cds.and have a sort of music editing software program.

any help out there???
thanks a lot-matt

A:i need help with win 2000 professional please

Word has never been part of Windows, in any version.
Its either part of Microsoft Office, or Works Suite (not plain Works).

So unless you actually obtain and install such a program you will not have Word.

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I had an old version of itunes on a desktop with win 2k pro. I was trying to update itunes and had to install serv pack 4. Screwed things up bad on my computer.
I went in safe mode into i386 and was deleting things 1 by 1. I'm tech savvy enough to get around but don't have enough knowledge to do things safely - which is why I'm posting a question.
At this point when I start up the computer can't find any os.
I've looked at the master slave settings, I have a second hard drive in the computer, and other older win computers. The other computer has win 98 on it and when I add the second hard drive to it it tells me that hard drive two (says "0" on the screen) can't be found.
Is there anything that can be done with a hard drive that says "os not found" ?
I put in a 98 cd and of course it won't load an older os - it started the process but doesn't finish because 98 is before 2k, I have an xp cd but it doesn't work. The hard drive doesn't recognize it all.
I have switched the boot order so that it will boot from cd first and it won't recognize
any cd i put in. I got an ntfs boot disk to try and repair, it doesn't recognize that one either.
I have possibly 3 or 4 things that I can try before I take it somewhere and pay to get the data out.
I rarely use the computer but have some use for some of the stuff on it.
can anyone help?

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hi everybody: working on a dell, it starts to load goes through the diolog boxes and then it freezes on the screen saver. tried reboot and checked the programs explore is the only one there and it's not running. any suggestions?.

A:professional 2000

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Hi there! I am having a problem and I hope someone may be able to help me. I have recently installed a cookbook software program at home and at work. It works fine at work, but runs very slow and stops responding at home. Here's the catch: same o/s, similar memory, and even less hard drive at work! Why doesn't this program work? I have been talking to their software engineer and we keep going in circles. Short of completely wiping out the hard drive and reinstalling all of my programs, what can I do? I have no viruses, and I am positive that system processes have not been missed placed.

When I start this program at work, it takes up about 80 - 100 % of the CPU process, however, at home it takes up less than that and stops responding.

I am really at a loss and this is grating on my nerves, but I LOVE this software and I am sure it will work, but I just don't know what's wrong.

Can anyone help me?


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Since uninstalling Norton anti-virus I have not got a the "Add/Remove" software icon to click onto nor the windows folder in the Programme file.

If I was to install the Windows 2000 professional disk again, would it repair these problems? or do I have to format and start again?


A:Win 2000 Professional - help!

Turniphead said:

Since uninstalling Norton anti-virus I have not got a the "Add/Remove" software icon to click onto nor the windows folder in the Programme file.

If I was to install the Windows 2000 professional disk again, would it repair these problems? or do I have to format and start again?

ThanksClick to expand...

The add/remove programs icon is in control panel. Also you must be logged in as administrator...doc

if i was you, i would stay out of the windows folder!

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is window xp profesional better on 32 bit or 64 bit .
i be trying xp and i have 2 install cd .
one 32 and one 64 so what do thing

A:window xp professional

Quote: Originally Posted by yvesj

is window xp profesional better on 32 bit or 64 bit .
i be trying xp and i have 2 install cd .
one 32 and one 64 so what do thing

This is a Windows 7 Forum.

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is window xp profesional better on 32 bit or 64 bit .
i be trying xp and i have 2 install cd .
one 32 and one 64 so what do thing

A:window xp professional

Windows XP 32-bit will recognize and use a maximum of about 3.25 GB of RAM.

Windows XP 64-bit will recognize and use more than 4 GB of RAM.

Unless you plan to install it in a computer that has and needs more than 4 GB of RAM, use the 32-bit version.

You may also run into a problem with installing and using certain programs with the 64-bit version.


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I bought a PC and it had window XP Professional and no key to activate. So i bought a new window XP Home edition and it won't let me install it. How do i erase the whole thing off? Is Thar a way i can do this? Thanks

A:Window XP Professional

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emachines T1801
Microsoft Windows Me Preinstalled
800MHz Intel Celeron Processor
128 MB SyncDRAM
CD-ROM 48x Max. CD Drive
20 GB Hard Drive Ultra DMA / 66
3D AGP Graphics Intel Direct AGP
56K* Data / Fax Modem ITU V.90
* Maximum data transfer rates may vary and are limited to 53 kbps

This computer is approx 10 years old I think... I installed Windows 2000 Professional and an ethernet card to enable it to work with Linksys router and wireless internet.

I just hooked it back up to use after my Windows Vista went south.

AVG Free ceased to work and notified me that my PC is not protected:
"only works with windows 2000/XP/Vista"
I have 2000 on it, so that doesn't make any sense.

It was working just fine before.

I was informed recently by employees at Best Buy that Kaspersky is the best antivirus software now.

I tried to download Kaspersky free 30 day trial from www.Kaspersky.com/trials/home-users/internet-security.com Free 30 day trial Kaspersky Internet Security 2010

I got this message:

"The service pack is not installed. Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Rollup 1 or higher required."

When I tried to get the service pack, I was confronted with:

suupport.microsoft.com/gp/noscript "Scripting is not enabled in your browser"

I followed directions to enable scripting but it didn't work.

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A:Windows 2000 Professional

I am not sure what service pack you are updated to exactly, but I believe you are saying you updated Windows ME to Windows 2000. to which service pack I am not sure.I am not sure if this will work, but it is worth a try and its offered for free from Microsoft, if this fails for some reason please post back and let me know.This program uses mininum resources, so memory shouldn't be an issue.http://www.microsoft.com/SECURITY_ESSENTIALS/

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ok, this is my final action.. i want to reinstall windows 2000 professional.. right not i currently am running windows xp pro. it's giving me a lot of problems.. so when i put in the 2000 pro cd, it's disabling the choice for installing it. how would i go about doing a clean install of 2000 professional from xp pro.... ?

A:Windows 2000 professional

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I got the blue screen. The messages says these: Boot Drive Inaccessible. If this this is the first time you get this message. Please restart your computer. If you receive this message all the time. Please follow the directions below.

1. Check your computer if any viruses.

2. Use CHDSK /F to fix any windows corruption.

What should I do? I tried everything. Restore to Last known Good Configuration. Everything. But nothing works. Could the hardware itself be bad? Can anyone help or suggest me what to do? Thank you. And again It's using operating system Windows 2000 Professional.

A:Windows 2000 Professional

Have you checked for virus' and what did you use ??Please also do thisPlease download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal p... Read more

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how can i get to C drive with no desktop

A:windows 2000 professional

Perhaps if you explain your problem we can help better.

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Hi, this is Wannabe. I have a computer with windows 2000 professional that I want to reformat. The proble is that I can't. I have tried all of the conventional methods that I can think of, like loading in safe mode with DOS prompt, etc. It keeps telling me i can't thought because the drive is locked or something. Help? Thanks.


A:Format 2000 Professional

Sounds like you might have NTFS on that hard drive, not FAT32. You can't format C from within Windows (even safe mode), as the OS you are using is on it

You will have to boot from the W2K CD, then go as if to reinstall and take the option to format and while doing that change the file system from NTFS to FAT32 (if you want FAT32 that is). Then when its completed the format cancel out of the install with F3.

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A:windows 2000 professional

can you post the exact error message? Also ,i have heard horror stories about that client. You may want to try client 3.30.
I am also assuming that you are logged on as administrator

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I just upgraded my computer from windows 98 to windows 2000 professional and the computer no longer detects my internal modem.What can I do to reinstall it as I bought my computer second hand and have no idea what modem is installed?

Any help would be appreciated


A:windows 2000 professional

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When I get emails and it needs a pdf file to open it won't happen. Is there anyway to check out. thanks for your assistance.

A:Can't get pdf files on 2000 xp professional

Do you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed?

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I have 2 operating systems on my computer. One is 2000 professional, the other is XP. How can I get rid of all of the 2000 pro. program? I can not boot up the 2000 pro. Thanks

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Can Windows 95 handle installing Windows 2000 Office Professional without upgrading?

A:windows 2000 professional

it should according to <u>the Microsoft site</u>
-check the RAM requirements tho, pretty hefty in spots for a typical W95 system
- i ran Off2000 w/ W95 with 64Mb - briefly before moving to W98 and it was the usual resource hog - depends on how many apps you have running on the PC at one time

probably get a decent price on it these days as its the XP version that's being flogged now

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Need help with Win 2000 Prof. install.
Have just finished building new computer which has 2.4Celeron PCU, 256 mb Ram, 60gb Wstn. Dig H/Drive. Everything works fine except when I try to load Win 2000 Prof from CD disk I run into a constant recurring problem.

It starts the install fine, loads all files, etc. and when it gets to the first reboot, it starts all over again from the beginning.
Have tried letting it reboot from the hard drive, and get message opn. sys. error. Tried removing the CD disk and the same result.

This problem also results when I try using other install disks I have.
I have repeated the process many times always with the same result.

Could this be an incorrect setting in the CMos?
Any help greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Dsbarger

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I could use some help. I have a Dell Latitude laptop running Windows 2000 Professional. I need to install the MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), but before I can do that I need to upgrade Windows 2000 to Service Pack 4. I got the CD from Microsoft, but when I attempt the upgrade, the files get extracted, and nothing else happens, i.e., the upgrade never occurs. Anybody have any advice?

A:Windows 2000 Professional SP4

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Could someone please tell me how to keep programs from starting automatically during boot? MS config does not work in W2K professional. Thank You. [email protected]

A:Windows 2000 professional

Go to the following thread for a msconfig soultion:


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I have a question.
We bought our son a used computer for his room.
It has the windows 2000 pro on it.
He can't use any messengers?
Is there anyway that you can?
I would hate to have to go out and buy a new operating system.
Thanks so much...
take care,

A:Windows 2000 professional

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I can find little information on comparing windows 2000 professional to windows XP professional! Somewhere I think I read that XP professional is a upgraded windows 2000 professional and that Xp professional supports devices like printers, etc. better! I have windows XP professional! I have never used Windows 2000 professional so I do not know!Would someone please explain under what conditions, if any, I might want windows 2000 professional vs. Xp professional?If this has been answered on DCF, I did not find it!thanks

A:windows 2000 professional

I wouldn't even bother considering downgrading to 2000 professional, if XP is working well for you.

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I did window 2000 professional clean install on my compaq presario 5000 (windows Me). Now there is no video. I tried another video card that works on another machine still no video.

Please help.

A:win 2000 Professional, no video

Checkout: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q228167&

It should help. Good luck.

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We have Windows XP with a separate sign-in for myself and my wife. About a week ago, when I signed in to my side, a popup window appeared "Windows Installer" and a message " Please wait while Windows configure Microsoft Office Professional SR 1....". When my wife signs on her side, she does not get any message as I presume because the Office Professional software is registered under her name. Neither of us have made any changes to the programs so I would appreciate any assistance to correct our problem. Thanks.....

A:Office 2000 Professional

Well it depends upon the rights provided to your and your wifes's account. Also it depends upon the installation done in whose account initially.

To resolve this issue further, I will suggest you to put the disk when the windows installer runs at startup for the Office 2000

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Am currently running Win98 on two computers wich I plan to network via a Netgear RT314 router. I have been reluctant to install Win 2000 -- understand there are some "can't go back" characteristics with Win 2000. Is Win 2000 Prof worth it, or should I stay with Win98? If you recommend going w/ Win2000, what precautions should be taken?

Any problem with installing the router on Win 2000?


A:Windows 2000 professional


But, you need to make sure you have enough ram to run it.

The best way to install Win2K is on a clean. freshly formatted hard drive.

I had it running quite nicely for many months. I just recently upgraded to WinXP Pro.

2000 works beautifully with a router. I have a home network and had no problems at all.

It is best to have 256 MB ram or better for smooth operation and stability.

Good Luck!


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All of a sudden I get, when W2k Pro boots up error messages such as:
SBServ.exe Unable to locate DLL
Next one is directed.exe unable to locate DLL
And so on . There are several of them indicating to me that the programs normally loaded at boot up cannot find their DLL files. I have made no changes to the system, nor installed new soft ware. Can anyone help?

A:Windows 2000 Professional

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