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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By hershmab
How to reinstall failed Windows Updates?

Today's Windows Defender update failed to get installed (with "Unknown Error"). I followed instructions to download and run Microsoft Fixit.
After that, the next instruction was to reopen Windows...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By hershmab
Sounds a good idea as I have already rescued...

Sounds a good idea as I have already rescued previous VHDs.

But I already have a new VirtualXP that I created while waiting for an answer to my query. If I use VMWare Player also, would I need to...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By hershmab
Thanks - I will try both suggestions and see if...

Thanks - I will try both suggestions and see if either will work on its own.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By hershmab
Can I stop automatic shutdown from terminating running applications?

I have used a power option to hibernate/shutdown my desktop after (say) 2 hours. This works correctly so that the system does not shutdown automatically when I am running interactive applications, . ...
Forum: Virtualization 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By hershmab
How can I reinstall VirtualXP to use existing Virtual Hard Drives?

My Windows 7 Pro x64 has twice had to be completely reinstalled after serious faults. Each time before the crash Virtual XP had been installed and had created its own VHD.


Both VHDs have been...
Forum: Virtualization 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,019
Posted By hershmab
Windows XP Mode programs not available to Windows 7 - why?

I have just a few programs running in WXP, falling into two categories:


MS-DOS programs I wrote myself that needed no special installation
Commercial software that I have installed into WXP
...
Forum: Virtualization 08 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By hershmab
No help, I am afraid. \\TSCLIENT is simply the...

No help, I am afraid. \\TSCLIENT is simply the way the Virtual XP machine refers to the host Windows 7 machine.

I sorted things out by doing a System Restore on the Virtual XP machine. But I am no...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By hershmab
Why does my Virtual XP desktop shows all of my Windows 7 desktop items

I have been running Virtual XP (VXP) under Windows 7 Pro (W7) for at least a year. Until a couple of days ago the VXP desktop had only about 10 items that I had put there myself, all being shortcuts...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By hershmab
According to the Control Panel network program ...

According to the Control Panel network program


there is no homegroup on the network, but one is "ready to create".
it cannot find any networks to map.

But W7 Windows Explorer show both PCs...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By hershmab
Show Windows 7 machine to Windows XP network

I have a home network that I originally set up using two XP machines and a network drive via a Netgear router. Then I exchanged one XP machine for a W7 X64 machine.

Since then:


the W7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Sep 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By hershmab
After reinstalling Windows 7, problem with changing (single) user name

I had to reinstall W7 Pro X64 on my home PC to cure problems with sleep/hibernation.

After reinstalling, I found a single user account had been created named "DELL".

All my previous software...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,952
Posted By hershmab
It's STILL not Starting - the virtual machine...

I have had the same problem running Windows Virtual XP under W7-Pro x64. I found that I did have a .VSV file and deleted it as suggested by zzz2496.

When I tried restarting VXP, I still had...
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