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Expert authors Robert Cowart and Brian Knittel will help guide you through Windows XP so that you'll never need another Windows XP book again! crx1600 12:41 26 Jul 03 press start/run and type in MSCONFIGgoto the 'boot.ini' tab, and you will see "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition....="Microsoft..." /fastdetect" commands, and a button to 'check all boot paths' it will Right click drive A and select format. Log out of your user (DO NOT "SWITCH User!") and back "in" to the one you created in Step 1.8. his comment is here

Since you're now a "limited" user, you won't be able to delete any icons that are available to "all users" (you'll get an error message when you try), so try to And like the rest of the Missing Manual series, it also relies on technical insight, crystal-clear objectivity, and a sense of humor--meaning no one will be left behind.The book begins with or Donate to help keep the site up! Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Aug 11, 2008 #6 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 This is an Xp fault only, in boot.ini (which Vista doesn't have) Please do not reserect old threads (especially this big name one) May 27, 2006 Black screen problem dual booting XP+Vista Oct 20, 2007 Dual booting vista and xp vista already installed. You may also...

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads This hapeened to a friend of mine and she took her computer back to the shop and they got it sorted out. Not knowing how the machine was set up is a handicap for prognosis but try this and the virus check. Thanx for any help Jun 19, 2008 #5 KingDingDong TS Rookie Posts: 16 i did the same thing on vista, when i reinstalled it.

To decide which one: If you are using a web based e-mail and have your contacts stored on the Web server it is the latter. With the release of Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP now provides better protection against viruses,...https://books.google.ie/books/about/Windows_XP_Home_Edition.html?id=JTWyzf9_QPAC&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareWindows XP Home EditionMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchGet print bookNo eBook availableO'ReillyAmazon.co.ukAmazon.comBlackwellEasonWHSmithFind in a libraryAll sellers»Shop for Please be as detailed as possible when providing a solution. Ken Ju-On 12:34 26 Jul 03 Woah, thanks a lot for that descriptive yet concise explanation!!So in a nutshell, I just create a boot floppy in case I mess things up,

Jan 8, 2005 #2 soniclnd TS Rookie Topic Starter ok, i found the file, and it opened in notepad but i have no idea where each starts(or ends...) here is everything Same idea, essentially.-Roger Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t stop doing by mclhen / April 16, 2010 8:52 PM PDT In by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 19, 2010 6:38 AM PDT In reply to: want to transfer my IDE drive to a SATA chassis and simply This discussion by Punkypwa-22929384338466781757369599796917 / April 24, 2010 4:09 AM PDT In reply to: Someone is using my email add.

Aug 11, 2008 #8 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 Vista Boot Configuration Data Editor bcdedit.exe info http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933179 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919529 Aug 11, 2008 #9 (You must log in or sign up to reply I would not be surprised if your system continues to have problems or develops new problems, as a result of such. It has SP3 on it and I definitely do not want that, so I just want to get rid of it. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

I posted this question in the forums and get one response. this content when created on your desktop (please), cut & paste them into this new folder.4. Go into windows explorer and delete those other folders referring to your desktop. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors.

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t stop doing this! SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. If you are an Administrator, continue to Step 11.11. weblink Your computer has had a what I call a hiccup at one time.

Thanks! --Submitted by Jeff B.If you have a solution or recommendation for Jeff, please click on the reply link and submit it. Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Windows XP Listed TWICE in the startup menu. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying advice Smartphone deals Laptops Laptops reviews Laptops

If you are creating a user from scratch then what ever was in the default user build will be also passed to that users new %username% profile.

It is not a hicup, there is no file corruption in your user profile that is causing all of this, do not start deleting folders like one person suggested. Microsoft MVP - Windows Desktop Experience 02-26-2005, 01:04 PM #3 Basil.A Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2005 Location: South Africa Posts: 5 OS: xp Thank you very much. But it still comes without a single page of printed instructions.Fortunately, the new edition of Windows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual fills the void. Please try the request again.

After the desktop finishes populating, check for duplicate shortcuts that are on the list you made. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Yep it is that instant.If you find you have a folder called Fred icons as normal then you have found root cause. http://renoscanner.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-home-edition-upgrade-to-windows-7.html We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.

by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 4:58 PM PST In reply to: Solution not o.k. But it should resolve your problem.