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Can’t Print to XP PC From Vista PC

On Vista PC go to “Control Panel” – “Printers” – “Add printer”. – Believe or not, click “Add a local printer” (I know you want to add a network printer but that way it doesn’t work). – Click “Create a new port” – “Local Port” – “Next” – In the next box you have to […]

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Virtualbox 3 3D problems for XP Guest

I have started to move to Virtualbox as my preference VM software. I like VMware but lately under my Vista 64-bit host I have had problems with the network driver. Mostly it won’t see the network properly in any guest (Mainly Ubuntu and XP). I decided to try Virtualbox. I use to use […]

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Use Sysprep To Replace Newsid For Vista

I have used ghost and newsid many times at the College I maintain for years with Windows 2000 and XP but when they switched to Vista I had a problem. The newsid did not work. Microsoft solution is sysprep. It takes longer for the cloned PC to boot but the alternative would be […]

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Vista Won’t Sleep

My Vista was working fine on going to sleep. Then after installing a bunch of programs and changing a few things I found that the sleep would not work anymore. I thought it was a program. It turned out it was the Media Center I activated to with linking to my Xbox 360. […]

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Enter Vista Zone

I recently upgraded my 5 year old P4 3GHz HT, 2 Gig, 320Gig Raid 1, FX5200 128meg PC (ya so old) to the following:

Core 2 Duo 3GHz (overclocked to 3.6)

4 GIG DDR2 (will probably bump to 8 since DDR2 is so cheap)

2 1 Terabyte […]

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