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problem connecting 98SE comp to Xp comp but not visa versa

Q: problem connecting 98SE comp to Xp comp but not visa versa

alright were havin a little problem first let me tell you about the two computers:

Computer A: Windows XP Home Edition
Has the Cable modem connected to it
Has the router connected to it
512mb ram

Computer B: Windows 98SE
Being Wirelessly connected to the xp computer

Ok well i know i have my network set up because a) i went through the XP computer, and The 98SE computer is getting an internet connection and finally C) because the XP can connect to the 98SE but not visa versa

Now every time im on the 98SE computer and i try to connect to the XP comp i get this "Resource: \\MAIN\IPC$" Then its askin for a password, ive tried every single password ive known it wotn connect, i have even made an account exactly the same as the 98SE computer on the XP computer. IE (this is true) The windows 98SE computer has a username of Default and password - nothing. So i went to the XP connection, i made an account named Default and in the password field put nothing. I dont know what else to do ive tried everything plz help soon!!!

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A: problem connecting 98SE comp to Xp comp but not visa versa

On the XP machine:
1) Is the firewall turned off? If you have SP2 it is turned on by default.
2) Have you shared any folders yet?

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Sorry if a problem similar to this one has been posted before.

The office network I'm on recently had a virus attack on two out of the 5 main computers. Might as well list them to make it easier for my explanation:
1. Operations
2. Accounting
3. Boss
4. Server
5. Reception

All the computers have Windows XP Home installed on them. The Boss' computer is wired, the rest are wireless.

The first two computers (Operations & Accounting) were badly affected. Had major troubles booting into WinXP, I had to use the Repair option in the Setup screen just to fix the problem. Some outside tech guy was called in to fix the virus problem.

So that was done. The network worked for the most part. But there were some big problems.

I have the Operations, Server, and Reception computers sharing folders.
The Operations, Boss', and Accounting computers are sharing printers.

Printing between the computers and the printers directly connected to those computer are just fine.

The Accounting, Server, and Reception computers are supposed to be allowed to print to the Operations computer... and also be able to access the shared folders. But when I try to access the folders, I get this error window:

An error occured while reconnecting O: to \\Operations\Shared

Microsoft Windows Network : Logon failure: the user has not been granted the request logon type at this computer.

This connection has not been restored.Click to expand...

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A:Comp can connect to others, but not vice-versa

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I have a HP running Vista, and also have a second computer (Dell) with XP. I have a cable internet connection through Comcast, with a modem they provided (an ARRIS model, they have a sticker over the exact model number). I have a DLink WBR-2310 Wireless G Router. The primary computer has an internet connection but I cannot get the second to connect. The second computer does not have an ethernet port so I have a USB Etherlink connector from Comcast (model XNUE-101C), which allows the connection to plug into a usb port instead of ethernet. The guy from Comcast said I need the driver for the Etherlink which I found via a google search and downloaded from the primary computer then loaded onto the secondary with a floppy. I also installed the driver on the primary just incase. All I did to install was dl the driver which was a zip file then uncompressed, is there more steps needed to properly install the driver? I know the router is functioning properly but it is not showing any connectivity for the line that is running to the second computer, no matter which port I plug the line into. I'm out of ideas and any help will be appreciated.

A:Problem Connecting Comp. with Dlink and usbetherlink

After unzipping your download wasn't there a setup (or some other .exe) to be run?

Is your USB ethernet adapter showing in Device Manager as OK? Does it show up in Network Connections?

Does the adapter have a LED on it, and does that light as well as the LED for the corresponding port on the router when you connect the cable?

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I just got my new laptop and I am trying to transfer files from old computer to it. I tried to set up a home network by following the wizard. When I go to My Network Places from my new computer, nothing shows. I tried pressing the View Workgroup computers button from there and all I got was:

"Home not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions."

What should I do?

A:Network Problem. New comp can't access old comp.

Create a file in notepad named FIXANON.REG with the following contents:

------------------- Use text after this line -------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
------------------- Use text before this line -----------------

Double click on the file and say Yes to the merge into registry question.

If that doesn't do it, let's follow these basic debug steps.

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

PING each computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. You can obtain the IP address of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG. This should work for any Windows version. A failure here needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs: Workstation, DHCP Client, DNS Client, Server, TCP/IP Netbios helper, Computer Browser.

All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You also need to actually share the resource in question from My Computer, right click on the drive/printer/folder, and select sharing.

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Hi there. I have a Dell precision T5400 with 3 drives- C drive 450GB 15ksas
Render R drive 300GB 15k sas
and Media M drive 1TB 7.2k sata

I currently have this on XP 32bit and are looking at partitioning the 450GB drive to run Both XP32bit and Windows 7 64bit. I heard that if I create a file in 64 bit OS that it some how formats it and if I read it on the 32bit OS it wont read it. Is this true?
Also should I divide the partition in half say 200GB for XP which has Avid Liquid on it(video editing software) and 250GB for windows 7 64bit which will have Avid Media composer 5 on (also video editing software - Best on the planet!)

Any comments would be appreciated

A:can a 64bit read 32 bit files and visa versa?

There's no problem reading files.

The 32 bit OS can't run 64 bit executables. The 64 bit OS can run both 32 and 64 bit applications. (There are few 64 bit applications at the moment.) The 32 bit OS needs 32 bit drivers, and the 64 bit OS needs 64 bit drivers.

As an aletrnative to dual booting, you could consider running the stuff that needs XP in XP mode under Win7. That's actually XP running in a virtual machine. (It's free, but only with Win7 Professional or Ultimate.) I've never tried it (Home Premium user), but it is supposed to work well.

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Hi all, if anyone can help much appreciated.
My current set up is that there are 2 PC's,one downstairs and new one in my room which i bought and my xbox 360. The downstairs PC has the router, a D-link 2.4 wireless router, which is the main one and my room has a D-link Dwl-810 to read from it for connections. Before I got my PC in my room my xbox 360 connectionhas no problem, but now I seem to have a bit of problem staying connected for first time. When I have been using my PC with xbox turned off, after surfing net, I turn PC off, disconnect cable in back of PC and put it into xbox, turn xbox on and everything works fine, then about 3-4 mins later I get disconnected from Xbox live, and the only way to re-connect is to powercycle the downstairs main router and then I can connect again. This also happens when its the other way round, after using the xbox first and then going to PC, same thing, have to powercycle to get connection to work again. Is there anyway around this problem, like I said before I got my PC in my room I had no problems connecting to xbox live but now I do,also the connection for both seems to drop after couple of hours of so and powercycle needs to be done again, its annoyingto having to keep going downstairs and powercycling, also the downstairs PC works fine and doesn't lose connection at all even when PC in my room/xbox does.

A:Solved: Internet drops when switching from xbox to PC and visa versa

I don't know; maybe it's just the Dwl-810 getting old and giving warning.

Why not just get a wireless adapter for the PC?

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ok. i use charter cable and had some problems with my internet having outages. they said the upstream signal was being fritzy, so they came and ran a new line. since then i had a problem where my ping times were ok (with exception of a little packet loss), but loading a simple search engine took an abnormally large amount of time. i formated the HD, then i did a LOT of spyware removal checking and virus checking with a friend of mine and the system is clean. i DLed some new motherboard drivers for my nForce chipset and it appeared the problem was solved. for a day i had great ping, no loss, and good internet connectivity speeds. however, NOW i'm experiencing good internet speeds, but horrible ping. connecting and loading a game of CS takes the normal amount of time, but as soon as i hit the server my ping climbs from 30-40ms all the way up to 400-900 (hard to tell because net graph tells me something other than the ping listed on the game board).

heres my hijackthis log... i heard something about a winsock error perhaps here? but i dont know much about what im doing and i would hate to really damage something, so i figured i'd let the pro's look at it. thanks for the time, guys.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:25:56 AM, on 4/15/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
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A:great internet connection speeds, but sky high pings (or visa versa)

The only questionable thing I see is this HOSTS entry, but I doubt it's causing all the problems you describe.

O1 - Hosts: www.dcsresearch.com

I'd sign up at DSLReports and do their PING test a few times, it'll let you know where the packet loss is happening. What you describe sure sounds like an ISP issue.

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is there a way to quickly switch default audio from speakers to HDMI and visa versa with one click or even automatically switch to HDMI when displaying to a 'digital television' (or when an HDMI cable is plugged in) and switch back to speakers when displaying to the 'monitor' (or when the cable is unplugged i am doubtfull of this though as my intel graphic tray has enough trouble switching back to the monitor when the HDMI is unplugged i have to do it manually beforehand)

my main line of though is two batch files, one for switching to HDMI and one to switch to seekers, or one with an if statement i.e.

if (default_audio == Speeaker) set default_audio = HDMI
else set default_audio == Speeaker

can this be done

A:Quickly switch default audio from speakers to HDMI and visa versa

found this which appears to do what i want it to do Windows 7 Tip: How to change the default audio device with a hotkey sorry for any inconvenience please leave this thread here as this seems to be a common problem

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You guys have helped me a lot in the past and i appreciate the help again. Here are my logs.
Problem is avast wont activate and ive crashed a couple times, comp is running very slow.
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2015
Ran by Brian (administrator) on BRIANASUS on 03-06-2015 20:48:22
Running from C:\Users\Brian\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian (Available Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Windows\System32\FBAgent.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\AsLdrSrv.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Trend Micro Inc.) C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AMSP\coreServiceShell.exe
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A:Something is wrong with my comp. Avast wont activate, comp running slow, crashin

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Remove these programs in bold using the Add/Remove Programs applet.Download Updater (AOL LLC) (HKLM-x32\...\SoftwareUpdUtility) (Version: - ) <==== ATTENTIONRewardsArcadeSuite (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\RewardsArcadeSuite) (Version: - 215 Apps) <==== ATTENTIONSearch Protection (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\Search Protection) (Version: - Spigot, Inc.) <==== ATTENTION===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. 


HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = https://search.yahoo.com/?type=282369&fr=spigot-yhp-ie
URLSearchHook: HKLM-x32 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
URLSearchHook: HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1000 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
BHO: TmIEPlugInBHO Class -> {1CA1377B-D... Read more

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I loaded all my documents and folders from "My Documents" on my old computer (XP) and when I went to load them on my new system (8.1) only about 8 were included on the memory sticks. I used 2 sticks and assured that all the documents were loaded in full.
Any suggestions or ideas.

A:Solved: Loading Saved Documents & folders from my XP Comp. to Windows 8.1 on New Comp

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My computer has been running a bit slow lately, and i get constant popups in sets of 20 or 30 that will not close, and randomly my computer will have black and blue lines run across the screen, or will completely blank out, i have had some issues with freezing and then it wil begin to make noises at me if i touch any keys or click, not sure whats wrong i suppose i just post my log?

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
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A:Comp a bit slow, uncloseable popups, random comp shutdowns, freezing

Welcome to TSG

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from Here or Here
Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select Perform Quick Scan, then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:

If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

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Scan saved at 12:47:59 PM, on 12/14/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\Program Files\DownloadWare\dw.exe
C:\Program Files\Sqwire\uc.exe
C:\Program Files\syslaunch.exe
C:\Program Files\Media\Media\UpdateStats.exe
C:\Program Files\SuperBar\sbhc.exe
C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\Loader.exe
C:\Program Files\Common files\updater\wupdater.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\slmss\slmss.exe
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A:Friends comp... u know, the ol' popup not online... close IE/ freeze comp... HIJACK

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of thi... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

As a rule, you use:
1 firewall
1 antivirus
* Norton is not the best program around, and it's a resource hog, but since you bought it, you'll have to live with it until it expires.
* Using more then one of each is asking for problems (conflict).
As for antispyware programs, you can have as many, as you want, however, I wouldn't use more then 2 as startups, since you want fast computer.
Your computer specs look very good, but the lower number of startups, the better (this is another thing to check).
As for antispyware, I'd keep Spyware Blaster as a startup program, and I'd add a-squared: http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/
You may want to run others, you have once in a while, or when any problem arises.

In addition, you want to keep your computer clean of garbage, and for that purpose, you want to get CCleaner: www.ccleaner.com

Once a month, you want to run defrag. I recommend free jkDefrag: http://www.kessels.com/JkDefrag/ instead of Windows defrag.

That's about it. If you have more questions, please, ask.

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of this ... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

Well dude.. i would just go with ad aware.. it wont really slow the comp down

somthing activly scanning such as norton avast etc.. will slow your comp down by taking resources... just go with a scanner like adaware that doesnt use resources..

EDIT: Norton sucks... seriously

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I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.
How would I go about doing this?
It would mostly just be for grabbing files.

A:I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.

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i have win 7 ultimate x64
my comp won't stop BSOD and mentions ntoskrnl.exe+80640 as the main cause for this, the pc also freezes repeatedly, also recently it started rebootin and beeping after that.
can't find the solution im strugglin from that more than a month
the bios also behaves wierdly lately, it changed it self time and system time and also changed RAM frequency.
after turning driver verifier my comp reboot more frequently
i hope some1 can help me get to solution becauze im really lost, i added all the files required for you to help me.
thanx , mark

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by Owner at 10:51:23 on 2011-12-15
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.998.372 [GMT -5:00]
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
FW: Norton Internet Security *Enabled*
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmt
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee AntiSpyware\Msssrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\W... Read more

A:XP comp not connecting to Internet

Hello, and welcome to TSF.

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hi, i am tryign to connect two computers, my desktop, a dimension xps t600 running windows xp and a inspirion 5100 laptop with wind xp also. i have a hp procurve 10base t hub 8 with a cable modem. i have it all hooked up correctly yet i can't seem to access the internet on the laptop. i think this has to do with my isp(cable optimum online), but i'm not completly sure. expanding on the isp idea, it might have to do with the subnet mask or ip address. as of now i can access the internet with the desktop (which is connected to the 10base t hub 8), but not with the laptop which is also connected to the 10base thub 8. any ideas or solutions would be helpful.

A:Connecting two comp. to internet need help please

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I want to be able to print from my XP Computer to the Vista computer in the other room, wirelessly.

XP Home
Vista Home Premium
New, Shared Printer

Printer on the Vista computer is "shared"...I don't know anything about networks
I use control panel: "add a printer" -> "A network printer" -> "Browse for printers" -> it shows some sort of window with icons that don't really mean much to me:

One category is called "Workgroup" and when I click it, the Vista name of the computer in the other room shows up, but nothing happens when I double click that. I connected to a wireless printer a long time ago this way when one was connected to an XP computer, and the actual name of the printer would show up.

Does anyone know how to do it?

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I've got an annoying problem I'm trying to smooth out. On my 3-computer LAN, I've got network shares set up on all three comps. (Not homegroup; not public folders; those aren't workable for my situation.)

On my main work computer ("Comp A") (Win 7 Home Premium), whenever I open the sharelist on either "B" or "C", I have the extreme pleasure of waiting 8-10 seconds before the shares on the requested machine are presented.

Other than that, the shares work perfectly, except for the annoying delay every time I want to use Comp A to open the list of shares on Comp B or Comp C.

What I'm sharing: My user directory on each comp. (I'm the only user on this 3-node LAN.) Sharing with Homegroup or Public Folders isn't feasible.

When the delay happens: Courtesy of Wireshark, I've learned that when the delay occurs, it occurs after "Negotiate Protocol Response" and before "Session Setup Request".

I'm also getting the same delay behavior on one other computer (Comp C), but only when accessing the share list Comp A. Here's the specific run-down...

Computer A
Windows 7 Home Premium
8-second delay opening shares on Comp B and Comp C.
Computer B
Windows 7 Ultimate
No delay opening shares on Comp A or Comp C
Computer C
Windows 7 Ultimate
8-second delay opening shares on Comp A (Home Prem.) but *not* Comp B (Ult.)
I'd really appreciate any troubleshooting suggestions. End result: When I click a computer to ... Read more

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I recently set up a workgroup called "workgroup" so that my two PC's could share files.

The XP comp is called Qing, and can access the workgroup and log onto the linux server called Han (running Fedora 6 with Samba) . Once logged onto Han from Qing, I can see the shared folder, but when i try to access it I get the following message:

"\\Han\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The network path was not found."

On Han, the linux comp, I have set up a shared folder called "share" with full permissions.
I have enabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP and rebooted and still no luck,
I have searched the internet and these forums for a similar problem but was unable to find anything that I could use.

Any help would be great!


A:XP Comp cannot access shared folder on Linux Comp

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When I connect to the internet, all my toolbar freazes for something like 5-10 min.
I can double click on all the icons on my desktop, but nothing happens - only after the toolbar gets normal again after 5-10 min. all the trays of the programs I tried to access appear.
Here is my hijack log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:03:02, on 03/01/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrn.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\ECI Telecoms\ECI USB ADSL\dslmon.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
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Greetings !
I tried searcing for topics but none answerd my problem . so here goes :

I have 2 computers one is connected to the internet and the other is my gaming machine which is not connected .

Computer A : 733Mhz 96Mb of Ram
This computer is mainly used for internet surfing
This computer is connected to the internet through ADSL
Its has 2 network cards :SIS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet Card
Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI fast Ethernet NIC (which is used for the internet connection )

Computer B : 2.0 Ghz 512 RAm
This computer has a network card :
Realtek RTL8139 Family Pci Fast Ethernet NIC #2
The Problem :

I connected the computers with a direct connection from the Network cards
everything is looking good both computers recodnize the network .
I set up the Connection wizard everything went smoothly .
However i cant manage to surf the net NOR can i share any files
Computer A dosent send or recieve any Packets while as Computer B Sends Packets but it dosent recieve any .
Another interesting thing is that in computer B on "View Workgroup computers " i can see COmputer B but i cannot access it . And in Computer A i cant even see computer B in "View Workgroup computers"

I would like to thank anyone in advance for trying to help .

A:Connecting 2 comp for internet sharing

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I have two PC's and a laptop pm my network. One pc is connected to a Linksys BEFW11S4 router. The two pc's are under Win 2000 SP4 and the laptop is under XP. I condigured the router to WPA to secure the network. One computer is connected via Cat 5 cable to the router. The laptop and other pc are wireless. The laptop using XP connect ok using the My Network Places window and entering the passwork I setup on the router. The other pc will not connect. How do I configure it. I have McAfee firewall on each and have configured it to accept any computer on the network. Thanx

A:Need help connecting one computer on a three comp network!!

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undefinedSubject: DVI cable
Does anyone know if DVI Cable is of any advantage over VGA cable?
Is there a particular trick that switches on the screen? I get black nothing...
Anyone familiar with the issue?

A:DVI Cable for connecting Monitor to Comp

I always go DVI when I can. Once you get used to it things just look kind of dingy on DB15. As far as your black screen problem have you tried just swapping out the DVI cable? Perhaps you have a dual input monitor and just need to switch over to digital input from analog?

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I have this printer a hp 4600dn for the kids home, and I cant figure it out, no I dont have the drivers and/or cables, on the side panel I see a place for a rj45 plug for net working and a smaller then normal parallel port, so how would i connect w/ these, i dont see a plug for the usb or any thing, and what drivers should i load? there are some for a laptop on the hp website and either 5 or 6 version on the drivers.. thanks for the help, on my laptop i have usb and no parrlell port but do have a network plug hole the 45 plug, and at home a router.. but wont reconize w/ plug and play.. any help please let me know really soon.... thanks for alls time ron

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I'm having trouble connecting one of the computers to a Zyxel router, it started off as constant disconnections that over a couple of weeks just totally disconnected and wouldn't connect again at all. My other computer runs well and hasn't had any troubles. I tried replacing the network card and the cable but to no avail, it just won't connect. I have deleted and uninstalled all previous cards but nothing helps. I also tried the netsh reset commands but that doesn't fix it either. This is the ipconfig info.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.CHANG-CD7996983>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : chang-cd7996983
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 4:

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 5:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Ovislink Evo Ge8169 Gigabit Ethernet Card #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1D-1A-01-1F-4E

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . ... Read more

A:Solved: Trouble connecting a comp to the router

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My dad has expensive construction software that he needs on a day to day basis, but his laptop is dying and very slow. Currently his laptop runs Vista x86, and I wanted to give him my laptop that runs 7 x64. Could I swap the hard drives so that its an easy transition, or would that not work? Thanks for any input and suggestions.

A:Hard drive from one comp work in another comp like it did before?

"his laptop is dying and very slow"

that might mean his hard drive is bad, or that he has too many programs/malware installed, in which case you would not want to put his drive in your laptop.

But to answer your question, it depends on how different the chipset drivers are between the two machines. But if you have the win7 x64 install dvd, you should be able to do a repair install if windows is not able to boot after switching hard drives.

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is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp? I want to monitor my house. i have webcams on my comps on the lan, and i want to moniutor my house. Can i do it, how do i do it.... win 2k pro is on all the computers.

A:is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp?

Try these links:



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My computer has had two things happen to it. The address folders in Thunderbird have been wiped clean and i have been reciving messages for undelivered mail that I never sent. I think my comp has become a zombie and part of a bot net. how do I regain control? I have not seen any error messages, no reset of desktop, and i have run many security programs in safe mode

Current security is Trend Micro PCcillin 2006 (updated daily)
I also run adware 2007, Ccleaner, Auslogics disk defrag, Registery fix,

Machine specs:
Dell 4300
OS - Windows XP

please help me determine the extent of this problem and how to fix it.


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Well this is my first post. I am a fledgling hobbyist at this computer thing and I got this lil comp from my friend for free. It was working great and I was really enjoying checking emails and listening to music on it while browsing the webernet. Two days ago I encountered a virus on the comp while installing some pirated (eeek) software. Needless to say I got my due! The comp rebooted... or I rebooted -I am still hazy on it- and I could not find my taskbar and it looked like half of my desktop icons had been moved down the screen. I tried to move them but nothing worked and I also tried to recover the taskbar using ctrl-esc. Anyway I found your website and someone suggested using DR Web and AVG spyware as well as Smitfraudfix I did all of this and still nothing has changed. There was also a suggestion to use hijakthis so this is the point I am at now. Any further help would be appreciated.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:37:30 AM, on 8/7/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: Safe modeRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Re... Read more

A:No Taskbar, Beeping Comp, Cannot Use All Comp Resources

Hi Jibrilski,

If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks for your patience.

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I have a 32bit comp, W7 Ult, 1TB HD and I would like to clone that onto a comp that is a 64bit. HD is the same capacity, question is, can this process be done? Will the programs from the 32bit work in the 64bit comp.? I'm thinking of using Acronis True Image Home 2011.I was given a newer desktop minus the HD and was going to retire my old desktop and I wanted what was on the old comp(32bit) transfered to the new (64bit) tower. Thanx in advance for any advice.

A:Transferring Everything From 32bit comp To 64bit comp

You can't do it.
64-bit has to be a clean installation.
You can transfer your data, but all programs have to be reinstalled.

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Hi there, this is my first post, ill try to be as detail specific as possible so here goes.

We purchased this computer around 3 years ago from the site, everything default from the manufacturer.

It was regularly used for work/homework/research. Then it was used primarily for gaming (a game that eats the HD quickly)

We added a 9200AGP Radeon Graphics card, and bumped the computer to one gig of ram.
We then gave it a wireless ethernet card.

Through wear and tear it became slow, would take a long time to boot up, would restart on its own, and sometimes even blue screened.

We had used the HP recovery to try reformatting, and bringing it back to a better day, but it didnt do much.

Just recently i decided to do a full reformatting, deleted both partitions and set up a brand new partition for Windows XP professional.

Everything is looking good, computer is faster, boots up quick, doesnt restart/bluescreen/shutdown at all.

But its completely unconnected to the internet. I went to the HP site and downloaded the drivers for it, burnt it, transferred it to the computer, installed, and still had no connection.

Has anyone had this problem before? Does anyone know of a way to get it connected back up to the internet?

Thanks so much for your time, and im sorry for the long run on post.

A:Fully reformated HP a410e comp not connecting to internet

what are u using for internet? dial up, dsl or cable? did you load the drivers for your network adapter or dialup card?

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Hello i hope this doesnt sound to stupid.

I have been reding through tons of posts, but i havent been able to find a way to connect my labtop, that has a mobile modem and wireless so that ICS would pass through wireless to my WRT54GL (DD-WRT) and connect to my secondary computer through LAN Cable.

I would apreciate any help you guys could provide, it would be a life saver.


A:Connecting 1 wireles (comp) through WRT54GL to Secondary computer (LAN)

if the laptop is wireless then you should be able to connect directly to the wireless router - then its just a case of file sharing - no need for ICS at all

You dont need to the mobile modem or wireless - if the laptop already has a built in wireless adapter - if not then you can use the mobile wireless to connect to the router

what window versions do you have on each PC

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I know its a long story, but it has a point. (I think )

I'm "fixing" my Sis-in-law's computer (yeah, I'm probably not the best one to do this). It runs XP, but I'm not sure what kind of computer it is. At Thanksgiving, she says to me, "my computer is running slow." I said, "what kind of virus protection are you running?" (I know that's not the only reason a comp can run slow, but I figured it was a place to start.) She tells me, "we had something on it a couple of years ago, but it expired." I had her start up the computer, which we're gonna call "Bob" for clarity. Bob has 3 users set up. On User#1 (the main one), I noticed she had a fake virus alert mal. She says it doesn't pop up on the other (also admin) users. I said, "Don't worry, I know a program that can take care of that." I downloaded Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and told it to run. It couldn't so eventually I ended up over on User #2, where it finally started. I told it to run a full scan since Bob had been unprotected for so long. We left before it finished. I have attached the first 2 logs mbam produced. (it's a long story as to why those are dated in December.) So my SIL calls to tell me she can no longer connect to the internet, and User#1 has nothing on its desktop, and isn't functioning properly. Everything I have done since has been from User#2. (User #3 also appears to be functional but no internet anywhere... Read more

A:After mbam, comp. not connecting to internet and now stuck in safe mode.

Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Fin... Read more

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ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Description Part number Unit price* Quantity Price* ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Edit 7373CTO $1,306.00 1 $1,306.00 System Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Processor (2.66GHz 1333MHz 4MB L2) 1 Operating system: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 1 Operating System Language: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 - English 1 Form factor: Mechanical Package Tower 4X5 280W Manual Selection(for Win7 only) 1 Additional I/O port: Rear Second Serial port cable HP 1 Additional I/O port: Rear USB 2Ports 1 Additional I/O port: eSATA Port Cable FH 1 Memory speed: PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3 UDIMM 1 Total memory: 8GB PC3-8500 SDRAM (4 DIMMs) 1 Video adapter: Integrated Video GMA4500 1 Audio adapter: Integrated High Definition Audio 1 First hard drive bay: 500GB, 8M Cache, 7200RPM SATA II 1 First optical device bay: DVD-ROM Drive - 16x/48x - SATA - for win 7 1 Networking: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet 1 Keyboard: Lenovo Preferred Pro USB Full Size Keyboard - US English 1 Pointing Device: Lenovo Optical Wheel Mouse - USB Primax 400 DPI 1 Power cord: Line Cord - US

A:heres the comp specs for new comp

So is there a question?

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dunno if this is correct forum but i want to move some files from my desktop (vista) to my laptop (xp) Things like email contacts, files, photos etc. do I have to burn this onto a disc & then play the disc in the laptop? or is there some easier way?

A:moving files from comp to comp

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I just bought a belkin easy transfer wire thinking it'll let me transfer files from one computer to another... it seems it just transfer whole accounts without asking me what I want to transfer over.

I was looking for a better option than transferring to USB then transferring to other computer. Is there a way to do this?

A:transfer data from comp to comp

to just transfer 'files and folders'--use a crossover cable (under $10)--see think link with instructions:
Connect two computers using a crossover cable

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Hello there, I recently upgraded my comp by replacing mobo, graphics, ram, cpu
pretty much the lot except for my hdd and cd drive.
the problem is now it wont boot and keeps restarting, it gets to the windows logo and then goes to a blue screen for half a sec then restarts. i have windows 7 and even the repair tool doesnt help with the problem.
ether my hdd has had it (i have had it for a while now) or there is a issue with my new ram?
could this be a compatability issue or a fault?

i have tried the windows 7 repair tool but comes up saying cant fix problems. tried restarting from a earlier time, and iv also tried to boot from the windows 7 disk but it just freezes so i can boot or install.

can anyone help me try and get this new beast of a comp up and running ???

A:Upgraded comp but now comp keeps restarting

First you need to turn off automatic restart. Go to Control Panel, System, Advanced System settings, Start Up and Recovery, settings and un-check automatically restart

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Alright, I'm clueless to Networking pretty much.

I have recently set up a linksys wrt54g router to my desktop with a wireless signal to my laptop.

My question is, is there a way/how do I share files between the two computers. What do I do to set this up (if it's possible), and what other equipment might I need.

I'm pretty much networking illertiate so go easy on me.


A:How do I share files from comp. to comp.?

If using XP . . run the "Set up a home or small office network" wizard from "My Network Places on each machine . . tell it you want to share files . . then set the folders you want to share to share on the network ( right click . . select Properties . . Sharing tab )

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kk well got this comp about a year or 2 ago and havnt really put anything into it at all sept some fans and video cards. But now I am starting to notice how slow my comp is and wanting to speed everything up quite a bit. Im not as much into hardware as I am with software so bare with me on that. I got the cash but not enough to go crazy with. I just wanna know what i should be upgrading first and formost to get my comp sped up and running at better fps in games and such. What is most important to be upgraded first and what is least important, Also asking for suggestions on upgrades if possible =D.

AMD Athlon XP 2600+
2.13 GHz
512 MB of RAM
MOB: Micro-Star LTD MS-6390 3PCI 1AGPv2.0
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
250W power supply

Also should i be worried about running x850 on only 250Watt power supply?

Thanks for the feedback all!

A:Upgrading My Comp (Gaming Comp)

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Recently had a virus on my computer. Had to take it to the geek squad to get it fixed. Brought it home the other day and it would not connect to my wireless network (I am on the other laptop in my house that does still connect). It would connect before I got it "fixed". I brought it back to the store the next day and they tried a few things. I will connect to their wireless in the store.

I originally had Geek Squad come out earlier this year to set up my wireless router and the guy who helped me at the store said it might be because of a certain way he set my computer up to connect to the router which got erased when my computer had to be restored.

Now they want to charge me an extra $89 for them to come back out to the house and fix it.

Is there anything I can do to try to fix this myself without forking over even more money?

A:Comp just restored, network will not assign network address to comp

uh, maybe you would want to check what is the setting looks like now and post it here? maybe someone can help you out. also if possible, mention what brand?

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Got a question, i got a new barebone system but i don't want to reinstall everything is it possible to just swap hdd or not?

everything is the same except the mobo, memory, and the cpu, transfering everything else over from the old case to the new case.

or is there a trick i can use to make this work.

really would not like to have to reinstall everything but i can if need be.

also want to upgrade to XP X64 but can do that after no big deal.

A:Transfer old comp to new comp help please

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My old desktop crashed and cheaper to get newer one that has Win 7 Pro installed rather than repair. Old comp had been updated from Win 7 to Win 8 and then Win 8.1. I have bootable Win 8.0 ISO dvd and key. How can I "transfer" the Win 8 that I bought and installed on old comp on to the newer one that has the Win 7 Pro on it?

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I just got a new computer with Windows 7.

My old computer has Windows XP on it.

I need to get all my old saved Incredimail mail from my old computer to my new one.

I just dont know how.

Here is what I have done so far...

Installed Incredimail on my new computer with Win 7.

I then looked online to find out where the back up files for Incredimail emails are and found them on my Win XP comp. I then downloaded that file to a flash drive thinking I could find the same file on my computer with Win 7.

The pathways are supposed to be:

C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Application Data\IM\Identities\
C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Local Settings\Application Data\IM\Identities\

I was able to find the second one on my XP Computer. But when I went to transfer the file to my Win 7 Computer, I could not find the appropriate folder. There IS no Documenst and Settings. Nor is there a an IM or Identities folder.

What do I do?

I REALLY need to have these old messages. There is some very important info I need to have.


A:Incredimail From XP Comp to Win 7 Comp, help?

They have a tool in the program to do this: IncrediMail Help Center: How do I transfer all of my IncrediMail files and settings to another computer?

In Win 7, the folder is Users, not Documents and Settings. From there, it's probably Roaming, but I'm not positive. I don't and won't use Incredimail.

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I have had my comp for about a year... and now everytime i try to play a game or sometimes even word or internet my comp will restart... i had someone come over and look at bios, nothing is overclock, but my comp is still restarting... i have a radeon 9800 pro v.c. and a a8v deluxe (asus) i cannot figure out the problem, i had another fan instaled a zantec or something like that, but i do not no if it is overheating or something wrong with my hardware, if u can please give me some solutions so i can try to fix my problem, thx

A:Comp Problem

First off Hello and Welcome to Techspot.

Overheating would most defiantly a consideration. You should first check the temps of your PC at idle and at load.

You can get a program that will monitor the Temp of your CPU, I like speedfan because it is very simple and allows you (in most cases) to look at the SMART on your HDD etc. It can be found HERE Download it and run it and report back on the temps. Then you need to test your PC at Load temps. Download CPU-Burn-In found HERE Run it at the same time as Speedfan for 2 minutes or so and it will tell you the max temp.

You may also want to look into cleaning your case out. Depending on how often you do it, there could be a nice layer of dust around your CPU.


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