Posts Tagged ‘ XP ’

How to Reset Win XP Admin Password

2017/06/21
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Modified: 2017/04/30

There are two ways to reset forgotten Administrator password. Method one – Reset During Repair Reinstall: Use Win XP installation disk Run Recovery (not Recovery Console) Press Shift+F10 during GIU portion of repair / install Run LUSRMGR.MSC to reset any user password to whatever you want During my tests, this method always ended up in freeze  during a late install stage on “Deleting Temp Files” Method Two – Use LUNIX bootable CD: Download free boot CD software from http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ It might be called Offline Registry Editor, but this utility main purpose is to reset Administrator passwords to blank. Burn a bootable disk (only 4MB) Boot from this CD. Blank Administrator password…

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Moving Win XP from RAID to RAID Machine

2017/06/18
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Modified: 2017/04/30

After several days of heavy exhausting battles and sleepless nights, after testing dozens of options, after browsing many proposed Internet solutions, I finally was able to move an old instance of Windows XP on a new machine with new RAID drivers. That happened at 13:23 on December 12, 2010.  I moved Win XP from old RAID machine to a new RAID machine. O boy! I found  a clear and clean way to do this task.  I will also use the same technique to move any Microsoft operating system from a Single drive to a RAID machine.  And this also works great, if you simply switching your PC controller from IDE to…

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Extremely Slow Windows XP Shutdown – Fixed

2017/05/01
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Modified: 2017/04/30
WinXP-Slow-Shutdown

Several years I had this problem in one particular instance of Windows XP Professional – an extremely slow shutdown upon clicking on Shutdown button.  For several minutes system would completely freeze, and then Shutdown/Restart dialog box would finally come up. What did I know about the problem.  It was extremely annoying.  It was persistent.  And it was happening only on one  instance of XP, so that excluded the possibility of a faulty hardware. It was so bad, that I came up with a workaround.  I would open up a Task Manager and end one after another svchost.exe processes running under SYSTEM name.  A counter and warning would appear saying that your…

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PC Sleep and PC Hibernate Shortcuts

2017/01/17
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Modified: 2016/12/18
Sleep-and-Hibernate

Everybody wants a shortcut for PS Sleep to save time on clicks. Instead of 3 clicks Start - Shutdown - Sleep every time, let's have just one click - Sleep. There is a way to do that. Please tell me, if this also works in Windows XP.

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How to install WordPress 3.0 on XP and IIS 5.1 Manually

2010/07/09
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Modified: 2010/08/09
How to install WordPress 3.0 on XP and IIS 5.1 Manually

If you ever need to transfer your own installation of WordPress from machine to machine, you might need these notes. How to configure a new WordPress install on a new PC and copy My-SQL D/B file.

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