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I am using Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and recently I was forced to download latest Skype version, which I believe is ok for Win 10.
I want to use the Split window chat but am unable to do since that is only designed for Win10.
Please advise if I can download/use previous versions to my comfort.

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Preferred Solution: SKYPE OLD VERSIONS

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Trying to get to grips with new 8.1 laptop.

It has Skype 7.26 pre-installed, i.e full program >80MB.

But it also has "Apps" - Skype and Skype WiFi.

Why do I need all these? Can I delete the Apps? (I'd probably only use the desktop program which I am used to.)

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I have two computers, one desktop and one laptop. I've been using Skype for several years, but as of today it won't let me sign in anymore, it says I am using an old version and MUST update, which I refuse. I absolutely hate the new generation versions of Skype that looks like an iPhone chat and I rather not use it at all. But surely there must be a way around this? Any suggestions? I read a guide from 2014 that said it's possible to bypass by backing up the old version of Skype.exe and then installing the latest version, but Skype's website won't even let me download the latest version, so I can't try to see if even that works.
Please help.

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Am having major performance problems with Skype running on a Packard Bell PC with one of the on-board Realtek sound cards.

The computer runs fine, no malware detected, no viruses detected, etc. Everything generally in good working order.

As soon as you launch Skype and it trys to sign on, it becomes massively 'laggy'. When it does respond and you verify the audio settings as required you can just about make a call to someone on skype, or the test call and it disconnects you almost immediately and you get a loop of the disconnect sound about 10-15 times.

Tis a P4 2.8HT, 512MB RAM, 1024 Virtual Memory - 100GB+ Free HDD space. XP HE SP3.

My money's on it being poorly written sound drivers, but have tried both versions on Packard Bells site and the generic ones available on Realtek's site to no avail.

Also tried version 3.0 and 3.1 of Skype from Oldversion.com with no change.

Any ideas?

A:Skype - all versions - poor performance

Hi SH Consultancy and welcome to TSF !

Wireless or wired network ?

If wired and if you believe it's a driver issue there's not much you can do. Try deactivating HD audio in the BIOS and reverting to AC97.

512MB of RAM is considered the bare minimum if you want XP to be responsive, see if adding another 512MB helps.

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Free vs. Paid AV Solutions
In this review, 15 free AV solutions were reviewed and compared against their paid counterparts --- that vendor’s cheapest paid antivirus software. 
Products reviewed include Adaware, Avast, AVG, Avira, Bitdefender, Comodo, Fortinet, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Microsoft, Panda, Qihoo, Sophos, Tencent and ZoneAlarm

(65 pages, 4.14 Meg)

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Hello all, I just got a new machine. Acer-5542-5462 with windows 7.

Of course it comes with the McAfee and Norton trials. Is either one worth purchasing when the trial runs out? If not, is there another AV that I can buy thats worth a darn?

I'd also like to get one or two free AVs for backup..Malwarebytes is one I'll probably get right away, any other good free ones I that you folks would recommend?

Thanks in advance!

A:Best protect paid versions and free versions?

As far as purchasing one, I don't see why you should when you can get a free program that works well. I've used Kaspersky and it was good. Now I use Microsoft Security Essentials. It's free and since it's made by Microsoft, I figure they know Windows better than most companies..

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Windows 7 32 Bitand Skype 5.0 new version of Skype no more freezing lost other topic. I am so happy finally skype works on Windows 7 32 Bit Home Premium

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skype runs ok in my VISTA HOME BASIC 32BIT, but icon/shortcut of skype in desktop, do not seem instead shows a small null icon, well what to do to be seen ?

A:skype runs ok in my VISTA HOME BASIC 32BIT, but icon/shortcut of skype in desktop, do

Hello Ise,

You might see if creating a new shortcut for it directly from the .exe file of Skype may work instead.

Hope this helps,

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I noticed that skype has send to all skype contacts a certain link, to one contact even multiply links.
this all happens on the same day: 17th december from 14:30 -14:39.
I haven't seen any spam send anymore after that.
Skype support told me to reset my password, I did, and to download safety scanner from microsoft. they proviced me with the link.
when I try to open the link, the browser cannot load the page, it is stuck in a loop:  sometimes I see a page, but just for a second or even less, then mostly white page, and browser keeps trying to load the page. and in chrome : a  little shield symbol on the right side of the address bar says that it's trying to load scripts from unauthenticated sources. this message dissappears very quickly.
I have skype installed on two laptops, and on my smartphone (iphone).
The problem I told about, is on one laptop that has no antivirus. I did not yet checked the other laptop, if the microsoft page opens or not. but I do have bitdefender internet security (paid) installed on the second laptop.
I want to be sure the laptop that has the problem, is virusfree.
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A:spam send in skype account to all skype contacts - cannot load page safety scan

I downloaded the safety scanner from microsoft from my other laptop without any issue.
copied it to a usb, put it on the problem laptop, a full scan and nothing found.
I realize I did had a antivirus paid version (kaspersky internet securuity) on the laptop, as I first said that it had no antivirus.
I only disabled it because it had problems running.
Now I enabled it, updated it and run a full scan. nothing found.
I don't know if skype is the cause and not a virus?  the skype workers told me that the cause could be anything (email, virus on computer).
I mostly use skype on iphone, and here I'm confused with what the skype workers said: one said that iphone can not be infected, so no need to check the iphone.
an other said: you can download an app from app store to scan for viruses, because it is possible that the virus is on the iphone.
This is really not clear anymore.

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I've experienced some problems and discomfort with skype for win8:
- not able to show screen,
- terrible design,
- very slow response (i.e. when I click RMB, the menu shows up in several seconds, and I expect to see it immideately),
- doesn't understand links to skype chat like skype:?chat&blob=blahblahblah, when I click it nothing happens.

I've also tried skype for desktop, it was even worse:
- when I changed online status to invisible (i've also tried with N/A), skype stopped to receive and send messages,
- when this or another error occurs, I try to kill skype process via task manager, TM then firstly says that skype is not responding (so i am trying to kill process), after that TM stops responding as well.
So when i've tried skype for desktop i had to reboot my laptop about 5 times in a day.

Now I've installed skype from Store back, but I still need to go to skype chat.

Could anyone please help me either make skype 5.x/6.x work on win8, or enter the chat which i need?

Here's my system: http://i.imgur.com/Fu65f57.png

Thanks in advance!

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My skype contacts are missing with newest skype and the support gives me
"Carissa M.
First, ensure that you are signed in with the correct Skype Name." 
Could anyone upload skype 6.1 or lower please... 
Also does anyone know why the skype crashes when trying to login with microsoft account on newest version

A:Skype retarded support: Anyone upload Skype 6.1

You can find 6.1 online with a quick google search, such as at http://www.filepuma.com/download/skype_6.1.0.129-2261/For even older versions: http://www.oldversion.com/windows/skype-5-9-0-123Don't have version 6.3 to verify the crash issue using the microsoft log in.

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I have always used Skype for Desktop and only recently found that there is a Skype Modern App on my system.
From what I have read it would seem the best plan would be to ditch the App and just continue with the desktop version.
Have there been any recent changes that would make the the Modern App a better solution than the Desktop version?

A:Skype for Desktop vs Skype Modern App

They have updated it recently so it doesn't continue to ring even when you have answered the desktop version which is why I uninstalled it in the first place. This means in theory you could install both and answer whichever you felt like at the time.

I prefer the look of the desktop version personally so I never re-installed the Modern App version.

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I have tried everything imaginable to get rid of these two.  I can delete Skype via 
control panel, but it comes back and re-installs itself.  
Click to call will not go away.  When I try to use the control panel I get a message that 
says, "close Chrome browsers to uninstall".   I've tried doing that and still get that same message.
I've even uninstalled Chrome and re-installed it with the same result.
These two are like a bad dream.   
Any help with completely deleting both would be appreciated.

A:I can't get rid of Skype or Skype Click To Call!!

If you haven't followed the instructions given in link below....try that.
How can I completely uninstall and then reinstall Skype for Windows desktop?
You can also try using Revo in Advanced Mode to remove Skype.
Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware

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Not so much a software support question, but this is the best I could figure it'd go into... but if I have an Office 365 subscription that includes 60 minutes of Skype calling a month, do I still need to purchase a Skype number so people can call me and for people to know who's calling them?

I tested it out as it is right now and when I call my dad's phone, says "Unknown caller."

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Whenever I try to restore a file (right click > "Restore previous versions") that I know has recently changed, I see:
"There are no previous versions available" on the file's "Previous Versions" tab.

I've been running Windows 7 x64 Business for a long time now, and I have never seen it available for any of my files.

On "System Properties" > "System Protection", it says "On" under "Protection" for my only drive - C:. I have been able to manually create a system restore point.

I have "Restore system settings and previous versions of files" checked upon clicking the "Configure" button. 10% (93.14GB) is dedicated to "Disk Space Usage" on that same dialogue box.

Some threads have suggested that not having administrative shares enabled can prevent this service and suggest enabling it by adding a reg key, which I have done.:
Administrative share - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

TCP/IP netbios helper service is automatically starting successfully.

Any ideas how I can get this working?


A:Previous Versions not working-There are no previous versions available

You might want to take a look at this tutorial for restoring Previous Versions in Vista. The process might be the same (or very similar) in Windows 7. How to Restore Previous Versions of a File and Folder in Vista

I can't help you with any other suggestions to get your Previous Versions working, but as a workaround in the mean time, if you need to repair or restore previous versions of any files, you can download the free app ShadowExplorer http://www.shadowexplorer.com/ which is an alternative program for Vista and Windows 7 for the Previous Versions feature that is not available for all editions.

ShadowExplorer latest version - ShadowExplorer 0.8

ShadowExplorer Manual (for Version 0.8) - http://www.shadowexplorer.com/news/11/55.html

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I have been using Skype paid calls for business usage and have huge problems with the Other side not hearing me well or at all. It used to work OK but now I have to restart hub or reconnect or just wait . This is for calls to International. If I call skype to skype it is OK most of time. My provider BT has checked all hub settings and network seems fine. I am about to give up on skype to non skype as a business option and the fact I am spending good money and cant get instant support really doesnt help. I am out of ideas
Using Vista with Broadband wireless hub and have good connection with other devices.

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so is there any differenced between thses two and I nedd both of them?

A:Do I need both Skype app and Skype for desktop?

Unless you are on an RT tablet I would just use the desktop version, from the reviews the app is not very good, perhaps after some future updates it will be better.

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i have tryed to log in to skype to day but all it does is log in for ages then come up with an error "skype can't connect" i have tried everything to fix it but nothing works. i have uninstalled it, restarted pc, restarted modem. i can connect to everything else but skype and it was working earlier today.

A:skype error "skype can't connect"

no one gonna help -_-

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I (stupidly and accidentally) deleted all files in my "Downloads" folder. As in, hard deleted them - not to the recycle bin.

I right-clicked the folder and picked "Properties", "Previous versions". Lo and behold, there were several previous versions. I opened the one from today, browsed through it, and it looked good - all 300+ GB of my files were there. So I went back to "Previous versions" and clicked "Restore". It managed to restore a few files, but most files it said were "missing", or that it needed "administrator access" for them. (I am obviously admin on this computer.) So I clicked "Skip" for those, and let it carry on.

After the restore process was done, it had only successfully restored about ten files. When I now click "Previous versions" for my "Downloads" folder, to at least get a list of the files that are missing, it suddenly says there are no files available! But before I did the restore, there were several restore points there. What happened?

A:Problem with previous versions: "No previous versions available"

Next time you want to recover a folder - rename the currently existing folder before restoring the old version as it will otherwise get overwritten.

Also suggest mounting system restore points and manually copying the required files. See the following software:

System Restore Explorer | Nic's Blog

The download link is hard to spot. It's in the line of text just above the section headed History

Other than that there's also:

ShadowExplorer - Recover Lost Files and Folders

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I've set up a scheduled daily backup of particular data folders on my C drive. The backups are taking place as scheduled, and the latest versions of the files are appearing in the backup. But when I use Win. Explorer and right-click>Restore Previous Versions, no previous versions show up. Daily Windows restore points are also being created at startup. I am running a standalone laptop and backing up to an external 2TB drive with plenty of available space.

I have checked the following and all are correct.

Previous Versions Requirements
System Protection for the C drive in ON
Files that are not system files are included in Windows Backups.
Volume Shadow Copy - Service set to Manual (appears as 'stopped' when checked with Task Manager)
Server - Service set to Started and Automatic.
TCP/IP NetBios Helper - Service set to Started and Automatic.
Workstation - Service set to Started and Automatic.

What am I missing?


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Does anyone know different versions in Windows 8 i.e. Home, professional, Ultimate in Win 7 ? Thanks.

A:Win 8 versions

I think that the beta (or WCP) will be Ultimate / Server flavors only

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How many versions of windows 7 will there be ?
and what will be the main differences in them ?
premium and pro are only ones that availble for pre-order

Just want to make sure I have pre-ordered the right one

Sorry if its been asked before.


A:How many versions ?

Have a look here - Compare Windows 7 Editions

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I have had a laptop for several years running XP pro. I recently bought a desktop with XP pro and there are some subtle differences. My laptop will not hibernate. Laptop restarts, standby, shutsdown via a menu. The desktop uses icons for
the same thing but includes SHIFT standby to hibernate. Both XP's are release 3. A file list on the desktop uses a menu on
the screen (left side) to copy, delete etc. Laptop uses icons on the top of the screen for the same functions.

A:XP pro versions

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hi to all you people already playing with 7 do you now how many versions there will be

ie basic, ultimate, home, ect

A:how many versions of 7

I'm going for the whole enchilada, the ultimate, extra beef, extra mayo and extra cheese!

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Hmm, that "secure" version looks familiar

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Is W7 RTM 32-bit or 64-bit still effective to load? Will they activate the same way as a W7 retail version? I have both, and have not tried either. Will they run 'live' for testing? If not, will it install on a partition next to XP? Which is better for an AMD II x2 6400+?

A:RTM versions...

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I installed WP Office 2000 (WP 9) with WP Suite 8 still on my pc. Would this cause file opening and printing to be extremely slow?? (Seems to make sense to me.) I would like to remove WP 8, but it will not remove from the Add/Remove -- just does nothing. Looks like the Office 9 Remover has taken over. I'm wondering if this Remover will uninstall BOTH versions if I try it. Thanks for any input.

A:2 Versions of WP on pc

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Windows Update frequently wants to add security patches for various .NET versions from 1.0 through 3.5. In the interest of optimization, I'd like to delete as many old versions of .NET as I can.

Thoughts on whether this is safe? And will it stop Windows Update from trying to add security patches for versions of software I'm no longer running? They probably don't hurt anything but I'd prefer to not even install things I don't need.

A:Various .NET versions

It's safe to delete any version of MS.NET that is installed.NET Framework is not required on every system. In fact, it is needed only on systems which run a program which calls for/utilizes some version of NET, based on the way that the program was developed.In the history of using XP, I have only encountered two such programs myself...and, in each instance, the particular MS.NET version required is spelled out as a prerequisite for installing the program.I currently have two desktops. System A has NET Framework 3.5, SP1 installed...because I have nLite installed on that system and it requires Version 2.0 (Version 3.5 works in lieu of 2.0 for me), while System B has no version of MS.NET installed and works fine without it.If you want to remove all versions, then install only one or none...I suggest using the NET Framework Cleanup Tool .If NET is not installed on the system...there are no security updates to be installed for it. Just as there are security updates for the main body of XP, there are also critical security updates for key components (such as IE, WMP, NET Framework, etc.).Louis

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My preference of players is 6.4 but I will also sometimes use 7.1. Please tell me, what codec(s) should I have on my machine to fully use and enjoy these players. And as usual, TIA

A:WMP 6.4 and 7.1 versions

If you have a look at THIS thread, there's a link to an enhanced 6.4 player with more codecs than normal if you prefer this version.

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how many versions of xp pro sp2 are there? I found a version that requires no activation and validates as genuine in a secondhand store computer . Which version would it be?

A:XP Pro How many versions??

Might be a volume license copy, I don't think they need activating. I would guess the serial key will be blocked at some point - those are meant to be found in second hand shops!

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Im setting up for a fresh install of win 7 x64 home premium and one of the things I have DL and plan to burn to disk before i start is .net.(Some progs on the asrock z97 extreme 6) tell u u need .net installed first.

I was wondering is .Net like other software where newer is better? for Ex i have dl .net offline installer versions
4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, and 4.6 RC. Do i really need to burn all these versions and which do i install does 4.6 enough in that it has all the updates? If anyone knowsPlease let me know and please descrive it like to in .net for dummies yellow/back version.


A:Anyone Know about .Net (Versions)?

With .net newer is not necessarily better. In theory having the latest .net framework would provide the needs of all applications but it often doesn't work that way in the real world. Many applications were designed for a specific version of .net and will fail if it is not present.

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These are the following XP versions:
Windows XP Pro
Windows XP SP3
Windows FLP
Windows Emmbend POSReady 2009
Windows Emmbend
Windows XP Home
Windows XP Ultimate (Vista)
Windows XP Starter (2003)
Windows XP Remastered (10)
NOTE: I don't know how to spell Emmbend.

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This is actually a three part post. First some background:

I build my own systems...for myself and for fun, not for profit. I have three machines: the current/newest, a five year old XP Pro build, and a Linux box.

I've been putting the 64-bit version of the RC through stress and endurance on the new system I built over the weekend (a beast). It looks good so far. I put a lot of work in and I'm wondering...I used an OEM version of XP Pro from Newegg on the older Windows box. Will Newegg, or anyone, be offering OEM disks for home builders? That would really reduce the cost of the OS...or at least make it more palatable.

The next thing is, with all this work I've put in, it would be a real pain to have to start completely from scratch again (configure RAID, install all apps, setup network and network shares etc). Is all that work wasted? Or is there a way to save the configuration? Maybe install on top of the RC?


A:OEM Versions?

Quote: Originally Posted by pop pop

This is actually a three part post. First some background:

I build my own systems...for myself and for fun, not for profit. I have three machines: the current/newest, a five year old XP Pro build, and a Linux box.

I've been putting the 64-bit version of the RC through stress and endurance on the new system I built over the weekend (a beast). It looks good so far. I put a lot of work in and I'm wondering...I used an OEM version of XP Pro from Newegg on the older Windows box. Will Newegg, or anyone, be offering OEM disks for home builders? That would really reduce the cost of the OS...or at least make it more palatable.

The next thing is, with all this work I've put in, it would be a real pain to have to start completely from scratch again (configure RAID, install all apps, setup network and network shares etc). Is all that work wasted? Or is there a way to save the configuration? Maybe install on top of the RC?


Im assuming your saying OEM discs - 'for Win7'...

that hasen't officially been decided yet, Im pretty sure their just going to incorperate it into one of M$'s 8-12 SKU's their coming out with, (make one an OEM-like grade of install)

I haven't done it, but yeah, im pretty sure you will have to do the whole RAID thing over again with a new install (sorry).


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Hi all
My next laptop will be the XPS 15, but I'll be waiting for new versions of it with updated graphics card and cpu's.
As I'm new to Dell and to the XPS series, I have no idea of their update cycle. Is someone able to give me an estimate of when they'll probably be updated so my waiting period can be a bit more beareable?
Thanks in advance!

A:New versions of the XPS 15

Intel hasn't released the performance versions of the Kaby Lake CPU line - they're scheduled for release in Q1 2017.  Expect new systems built on them shortly thereafter (that is, sometime between January and March).

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What is the difference between the $100 and the $200?

A:XP Versions

Here's a link to an article that explains it pretty well: http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_home_pro.asp

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Hi there.
I was just wondering what the difference between Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Centre 2005 are?

Reason I ask is, i'm building a PC for someone and the site I normally use don't stock Home edition in OEM any longer, and only offer the Media Centre one, and professional. But I don't need Pro one.

Will it look and work the same as the Home edition if I were to get the Media Centre one?



A:XP Versions

Hi Craig,
Please try to avoid double posts.

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Hi there.
I was just wondering what the difference between Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Centre 2005 are?

Reason I ask is, i'm building a PC for someone and the site I normally use don't stock Home edition in OEM any longer, and only offer the Media Centre one, and professional. But I don't need Pro one.

Will it look and work the same as the Home edition if I were to get the Media Centre one?



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First disclaimer: Relatively moderate amount of PC knowledge/experience ahead - please be gentle.
Second disclaimer: Probably did something stupid...

1. Somewhere during the defrag process (Win XP Media edition SP2), PC froze up on a screen that listed PCI Devices: "Verifying DMI Pool Data." Reboot kept coming back to this (DOS-like) screen. Was able to access startup (DOS) menus by hitting delete during the IDE Drive process.

2. Tried everything to get a reboot. Powered down and checked all internal connections. Finally, put in Win XP disks and it created a new version of WIN on a new partition. The original version now appears on D: and the reinstalled version appears on G:. The reinstalled version boots up but there are just about NO programs or files to access. I can see the original version in MY Computer but there is nothing actually there, just icons (I think).

3. My main concern is getting the files that were in My Documents (pictures, etc.) on the original version. The new version My Docs is empty. Are they gone for good?

4. Next I will want to get rid of the second install and return to my original boot up of WIN.

I am off to the computer store where they built the thing for me, but thought i would post here to get some feedback (and provide some chuckles at my obvious lack of good judgement...). Thanks for any and all info.

AMD 64 38800 Processor
GA-K*NS Ultra 939 Motherboard
1024 MB DDR 3200 Lo-Lat RAM
250 GB SATA 150 7200 RPM HD
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A:2 Versions XP on 1 PC?

and welcome to the Forum

You should be able to copy the files from the old installation My Documents folder to the new My Documents folder. You may have to take ownership to access them


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There is a new variety of LOP on the loose

it has reasonably normal sounding file names like this example

it is not in the usual application data folder any longer but in a normal program files folder so you cannot depend on the application data entry to diagnose LOP any longer

A:New LOP versions

Dang...when will LOP stop?

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Hi everyone!

I wondered if you guys could tell me how to find out what version of Netware, and/or the current service pack levels on a Novell Netware server?



A:what versions?

Just type 'version' at the server prompt and it will tell you the OS version and Support Pack level.

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I need copies of IE 9 and 10 for Win 7, 8.0, and 8.1 for testing complex SharePoint/Office 2010/2013/2016 integration. However, there is only IE 8 on MSDN subscription downloads. I don't want to download them from a virus-filled site like Softonic. Does
anybody know where I can get them from an official Microsoft site?


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On my computer I originally had windows xp proffesional and then it freaked out and the disc wouldn't work anymore, so I'm using windows xp home edition. When the computer starts it asks me what version I want to use. How can I get rid of the other windows, so I don't have to select an os everytime I'm starting my computer?

A:2 versions of xp

Right click on My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Startup and Recovery. Make sure the O/S you want to boot is displayed in the pull-down window and uncheck the "Display list of O/S..." box.

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Hi, I have the regular edition of EVGA GTX 260. I think the regular one is discontinued, so I'm wondering if it's possible to SLI with EVGA GTX 260 SC. Also, is it possible to SLI when my power supply is only 620 watts? It's a Corsair hx620w, and I think it's possible to SLI it because it's great quality. Several people have stated it's still good enough for SLI'ing a range of video cards. Anyways, the one question I care about is whether or not my regular GTX 260 can be SLI'd with the GTX 260 SC version. Any help is appreciated! Thank you!

Just an edit to this post, my current gtx 260 is
EVGA E-GeForce GTX 260 CORE 216 55nm Mirror 576MHZ 896MB 1.998GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E (it came with a game called Mirror so I assume that's what the "Mirror" is in the stats)

A:GTX 260 SLI (different versions)

Yha you can, it'll downclock the high card... best thing to do is d/l evga precision and overclock the slower card, or frankly both cards, to a higher value.

I run 2 different brands, and 2 different factory overclocks.

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I have an iMac that I bought about 6 years ago in the time of Mac OS X 10.6.

Does it have USB 3 or USB 2 ports? Is there a way to see?

If I buy an external hard drive for backup (Time Machine) intended for USB 3, will it work on my machine if it is USB 2?

Thanks for your help.


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When booting up, I'm presented with a timed screen with two options :
Windows XP home edition build 2600; and
Windows XP home edition build 2600


I have a feeling that this has occured from having to re-install XP due to a mysterious file becoming corrupted (HAL.dll in SYSTEM32 folder)

How can I get rid of this annoyance?



A:Two versions of XP on my PC?!?!?!?!

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I burned one DVD of Windows7 and installed it on my desktop and my netbook. On my desktop, I added a Quick Launch toolbar to the taskbar. Fine. Not problem. On the netbook, I can make the Quick Launch but when I shut down the netbook and reboot the Quick Launch is gone. I'm wondering if on a machine with a very slow processor Windows7 automatically installs different abilties?

A:Different Versions

I have noticed that sometimes it forgets to save your user setting when shutting down, if you set up Quick Launch again and log off it will save your settings and log on again and check to see if it worked. Don't forget to send some feedback to Microsoft about it.

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