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Forum: Hardware February 27th, 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By deltatango
Guilty on both counts, yes it is a ThinkPad and I...

Guilty on both counts, yes it is a ThinkPad and I had forgotten the full term for its socket array which is its version of pci connections.
I set up my projects so when one finishes another begins...
Forum: Hardware February 18th, 2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By deltatango
I will give them a try for sure. In answer...

I will give them a try for sure.

In answer to your questions :- 128Mb is its maximum, there is no CD or Floppy directly fitted (Floppy is via plug in port) one USB and one PCI "type" plug in plus...
Forum: Hardware February 16th, 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By deltatango
Just for fun! I like working with long shot...

Just for fun! I like working with long shot projects like this keeps the old memory working trying to remember methods of operation.

Yes I did look at Linux but it would have to be an older...
Forum: Hardware February 14th, 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By deltatango
Smile Can you load an overlay to a SSD?

Got an old old Dell notebook with not much going for it, built for DOS with a hint of Windows 2000 and can bribe XP to sit in it (128Mb memory) and 233MHz, yes I know throw it away!

With XP gives...
Forum: Windows XP November 2nd, 2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By deltatango
Yes but I tend to call that a "dead" copy, good...

Yes but I tend to call that a "dead" copy, good for pictures, text, music etc but no good if you want to keep old software installed alive and possibly working.

Thats why I asked the question,...
Forum: Windows XP November 1st, 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By deltatango
Copying files on XP over

I have a triple boot laptop with XP, Win 7 in 32bit & 64bit with BCD program support, that gave me repair options for people I help.

I am now putting XP in a new home an old netbook, decided to...
Forum: Windows XP February 23rd, 2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By deltatango
Question Old Program Print Spooler Issue

Have a Very old program called PageImage that came with a very old parallel scanner based for Windows 95-98 at the time its a very easy drawing program that has very simple tools to create images.
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Forum: Windows XP October 10th, 2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 682
Posted By deltatango
Resource switching in Device Manager

I have created a "monster" for complex reasons it involves putting XP SP3 onto a 15Gb hard drive that uses a DDO in an old IBM Thinkpad (bios limit is 8.4Gb) and 132Mb memory.

All is "well" within...
Forum: Windows XP May 8th, 2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By deltatango
How to delete an update from install list

I am running what I call an XP+ version which is where I have made an entry in the registry to make it an embeded system, yes I know maybe not good but seems to work.

Propped up also is java...
Forum: Windows XP December 27th, 2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By deltatango
Many thanks I will look at that link, for restore...

Many thanks I will look at that link, for restore point its way beyond that I think, my system is so over worked and underpaid plus top heavy with things its no wonder it suffers, but people still...
Forum: Windows XP December 23rd, 2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By deltatango
Question XP gets stuck (what else is new)

I know, I Know its old but I have so much on it that will not work on later systems.

Many times boot up is OK but then :-

It will boot up and into desktop loading many items in the right hand...
Forum: Applications October 13th, 2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By deltatango
MS Fixit portable anyone?

Anyone got a copy of MS Fixit portable I could have please mine has got corrupted (need fixit to fixit)

Still work with some XP systems that people like for the old stuff and it helps some that...
Forum: Windows 7 September 1st, 2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By deltatango
OK I have decided to re-install, made a...

OK I have decided to re-install, made a breakthrough to the ever faithful users data section block to find that bugs nest, windows better but in such a mess, as always lies about things says it has...
Forum: Windows 7 August 30th, 2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By deltatango
Slowly breaking through the barriers, have been...

Slowly breaking through the barriers, have been hitting it with Tweaking.com free version which has dislodged references to Nortons 360 (which had been uninstalled) so I found a tool to fully remove...
Forum: Windows 7 August 30th, 2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By deltatango
I have tried the start up repair reached via F8...

I have tried the start up repair reached via F8 then repair then left it running last night but it was unable to fix the problem some remark about permissions, though I will give your idea a try as...
Forum: Windows 7 August 29th, 2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By deltatango
Windows 7 will not load Safe Mode

Was given to sort out a Toshiba laptop with Win 7 64bit loaded but its silly owner had not activated Nortons that came with its software package, also had Malwarebytes but just the freeware version...
Forum: Windows XP July 30th, 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By deltatango
XP Freezes driver issue?

I have managed to restore my crippled XP after a faulty drive bad sector problem and I am left with what seems one last issue.

Now and again while on the internet using Firefox (latest version...
Forum: Windows XP May 21st, 2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By deltatango
Got it sorted I hope! Its that Windows...

Got it sorted I hope!

Its that Windows Defender again, told it to stay quiet (manual only) but it found a way to run meeting up with Malwarebytes and Avast during their scans, fight! fight! and I...
Forum: Windows XP May 5th, 2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By deltatango
Slow erratic XP (yes another one)

Getting puzzled with my XP laptop seems to freeze for long periods poor at boot loading things up with the odd random black icon on the right etc.

When its up and running you activate a program...
Forum: Windows XP April 27th, 2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By deltatango
Sorry you missed what I am asking, would data...

Sorry you missed what I am asking, would data (files etc) under the XP transfer wizard work better if a 98 system was upgraded to XP first, or just use the transfer's wizards floppy method on a non...
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