Forum discussion tagged with WinXP.
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    Question There is a "ghost" floppy drive that prevents me from installing Windows 7 ?

    I have a PC here that has Windows XP running, and I want to upgrade it to Win7. The only problem is, when I load the installer, it wants to find the floppy disk in partition A:\, and I don't even have a floppy drive to begin with. I tried disabling it from the boot order in the BIOS, the...
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    [SOLVED] How to access old Win XP drive with security settings ?

    Some time around 2008 or 2009, I decommissioned an old HP tower PC and transitioned to a Mac. I copied over the files I wanted and backed it all up to an external drive. I removed he hard drive from the unit and bought a USB enclosure for it so I could access it in the future. Fast-forward a...
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    Question GeForce GTX 1060 and Directx 9c on Windows XP SP3. Is it possbile to make them get along?

    So, here is th deal: with nothing better to do during this quarantine, I found some old pc games and thought it would be a good idea to format a computer I had to install Windows XP on it, since these games don't work on modern operating systems. And what a joy was to hear that distinct sound...
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    EVO 970 connecting to only one PCIe 3.0 lane instead of 4

    I recently bought a Samsung EVO 970 and installed it on my machine, however, I'm having an issue where it would only connect to one 3.0 PCIe lane instead of 4. Has anyone had the same issue how can I fix this? Thank you! Hardware, OS specs View: PCIe nvme...
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    Are these temperatures normal?

    Just like the title says.. I can barely touch the heatsink above the chokes on the motherboard, it just feels too hot: Its on idle right now.
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    TV giving me "No Signal" when hooked up to computer via HDMI

    The title says it all. I had a TV just sitting in my room unplugged, so I decided to put it to use as a 2nd monitor. I hasn't worked... I have been searching for hours and hours and not a single solution has worked. I have tried multiple working HDMI cords, and nothing changes. My normal monitor...
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    Are good PSU really a MUST?

    I know I'm gonna get flamed for this, but here I go. I've been building systems for like 15+ years now and My first 5 years I've always used the PSU that came with the case, yeah the cheap ones. Never had an issue with them. I remember the first time (back in 2005) I had to spend 55$ for a...
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    Trouble recognising CF card using Card Reader

    I have EOS Rebel DSLR - E300D (I think thats the model). When i use a cardreader to read the pics from the CF card it complains that the card needs to be formated.. Win 7 and 8/8.1 say the same thing.. So I am downloading the pics using a Windows Vista computer by connecting the camera directly...
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    DVI-D to VGA - Asus 750ti

    My friend has bought himself a monitor with only VGA input and he is wanting to use it as a second monitor for his 750ti. I have searched the internet and I cannot find an answer to this so my question is. What cable can I use with a Asus 750ti OC...
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    Need to find the name of a game. Please help!

    Hi! I need to know the name of a game I seen a trailer for a while ago but cant remember the name. The game involved or atleast the trailer was about a grandma talking to a little girl who she locked up to protect from monsters, at the end of the trailer the grandma died outside the locked...