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    Re: microsoft code 10

    One other thing, when you are confronted with the "not compatible" dialog box, you should have an option to continue anyway. Are you doing that? If not, do so (ignoring the warning).

    kip
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    Re: RAM - Alternatives

    If you're nervous about eBay, Office Max has an ad today for 128mb ram for $19 after rebate ($39 to start). Why I like eBay is there's lots of people (like you and me) who upgrade their ram, and...
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    Re: CD-ROM missing after install (XP Pro)

    So are you unplugging the 98 hard drive and plugging in the new (XP) one? Should be set up like this:

    IDE 0 ("primary hard drive connection") Plug the new hard drive into the end plug on the 80...
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    Re: RAM - Alternatives

    Definitely not. Your machine uses 168 pin SDRAM, while what you are looking to buy is 184 pin DDR RAM. Not only won't it work, it won't fit. Since you have two sticks of ram, I'm making an...
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    Re: New MSKB releases

    Hey Bob,
    That's him! Josh in the flesh...err umm I mean fur.....!!! What a beautiful guy. I loved the way he barked and barked when he won. I have a friend from Wash DC who was at Westminster. ...
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    Re: New MSKB releases

    Bob,
    I just ran across KBAlertz myself the other day. Looks like a great site!

    kip
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    Re: My Documents (WIN XP Pro)

    Here's how I do it, there are other methods. I use TweakUI. If you don't have it you can download the latest version From Microsoft Here. Once you save the file to your computer and run the .exe,...
  8. Re: New Windows Updates messed up my computer (Win XP Pro service pac 1)

    The "Out of Range" message does involve your video card. It means that the resolution settings are set too high for the monitor to display. You could fix this by booting into safe mode and changing...
  9. Re: MS Office 'Check for Updates' does not work (Windows XP SP1)

    You could try going to Office Online and checking from that end. On my copy of Office 2003 clicking on the Help>Check for Updates pretty much just takes me to this site.

    kip
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    Re: Various Questions (Office Pro 2003 )

    Ahhh the mysterious Free Office!!! I will answer your questions if you will get me one of these free CD's! (Actually, don't, cause I just bought Office 2003 Pro and I'd be mad if I got a free one...
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    Re: Can't make new folder

    Fred,

    Glad to hear you're making progress. I won't answer in detail, but on question #1, it's the corrollary to You Can't Have Enough RAM: More Power is Better. However it is sounding like your...
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    Re: Can't make new folder

    Hmm let's start from the beginning.
    1. Possible hardware problem = Power Supply. I wouldn't recommend a PS less than 350w to drive a 180 and a 250g hd. Hard drives pull a lot of power, as Al...
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    Re: Disable XP built-in CD burning? (WinXP Pro)

    You disable the "IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service" through Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services in XP Home.

    kip
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    Re: XP Upgrade Install (SP1)

    I'm guessing here but if you could find a temporary donor of 95, 98, ME, etc, even in German, it would probably work. Remember that you don't have to actually install anything from the old disk, you...
  15. Re: History Corrupted XP??? (Win XP Pro SP1 IE6SP1)

    It's available for SP1, yes, but not for the beta SP2. A little bit of conflicting info between SMBP's post and his Title, perhaps an attempt to conform to the NDA??? Anyway with the beta the...
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    Re: Batch File or (WinXp Pro)

    You could export that little section of the registry to text files; 1.reg and 3.reg, save those to the desktop, and then right click on them and Merge. Navigate to the reg folder in your post, set...
  17. Thread: Bad advice...?

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    Re: Bad advice...?

    Blindly updating Windows without checking up on potential problems may be as bad as not updating at all. Probably the BEST advice you could give your class would be to Subsribe to Woody's Windows...
  18. Re: History Corrupted XP??? (Win XP Pro SP1 IE6SP1)

    Did you install the IE Update #832894 (On SP1)? There have been problems with it messing with History and stored passwords. It has been pulled from the V4 Update site.

    kip
  19. Thread: XP Popups (Pro)

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    Re: XP Popups (Pro)

    Have you checked the settings in Popup Manager to add popups to your block list? Or updated Popup Manager to the latest? My guess is that rather than some problem with XP, the nature of popups are...
  20. Thread: Broadband speeds

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    Re: Broadband speeds

    I find significant speed improvements using the optimization to the registry provided by TCP Optimizer (the one I use, there are others) You can read about/download the "tweaks" at...
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    Re: Driver Size-Properties (Win XP PRO)

    System Restore will take up some space, too, maybe 200mb. Also when you added up your folder sizes, did you include hidden folders? Make sure "show hidden folders" is checked in My...
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    Re: No sound (XPPro/SP1)

    You could also check the WIndows Audio Service in Administrative Tools>Services. I know that when I was playing with a beta of Windows Server 2003, Windows Audio was shut off by default and I had no...
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    Re: Tasks in 'Today' (again!) (Outlook XP)

    I think what you need to do is "archive" your old items. You don't lose anything, but old stuff is moved out of your current folders into special archive folders. Sorry I'm not totally up on this...
  24. Thread: NTFS issues

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    Re: NTFS issues

    My first guess here is that the CD is either not connected (loose connection) or perhaps misconfigured. Does the CD drive show up in My Computer? Check the cables. Since you said that you...
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    Re: Disable XP built-in CD burning? (WinXP Pro)

    You can stop and/or disable the "CD IMAPI Burning Service" in XP Services (Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services), which will do what you are asking. Stopping this service will not affect you...
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