Windows

Extremely Slow Windows XP Shutdown – Fixed

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 […]

Hardware

PC Sleep and PC Hibernate Shortcuts

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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Windows

How to Reset Win XP Admin Password

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 […]

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Hardware

Moving Win XP from RAID to RAID Machine

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 […]