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Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Feb 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 20,487
Posted By skyryder
Solved the logon requirement fiasco

My new XP machine kept asking for a password when I tried to connect from a w7 laptop. It was using my laptop name as "domain" example.
Solution: [don't laugh] I shared a folder on the xp m/c DWL...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By skyryder
Thank you boyens! and thank you gregrocker! ...

Thank you boyens! and thank you gregrocker!

So for next time I would first install a minimal XP, then go on and install W7 from WITHIN XP.

As for the question of security, I use the "layer"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By skyryder
No, not for running "legacy" apps. This for me...

No, not for running "legacy" apps. This for me is an extra layer of security for instances where malware - or similar - assumes my OS in on drive C, and comes up empty handed 'cos it's someplace...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By skyryder
How keep DOS as partition C with dual-boot DOS & Windows 7 ?

Hi!
I installed DOS into 2GB FAT 16, then installed Windows 7 Ultimate expecting W7 to install itself in a partition with a drive letter other than C (just as XP had done in a previous dual-boot...
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