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Adding Safe Mode as a startup choice

Windows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this. With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor. First make sure the file is not marked Read Only. Then open and edit your boot.ini file. If you don't know where that is, you probably shouldn't be messing with it. :)
Add the second line, below, based on the values from the first line. Make any changes appropriate to your machine:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Safe Mode" /safeboot:minimal /sos /bootlog

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how come frostwire and lime doesnt work in my laptop,i have a windows 7


Get the lastest version for both "torrrent/P2P" downloaders

FrostWire 4.20.8
Requirement
128 MB of RAM (256 MB Recommended)
OS: Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT
Mac OS X 10.5 or later
Linux, Unix such as Solaris
Java 1.5 or later (1.6 Recommended)
An active internet connection
You can download @ http://www.frostwire.com/

LimeWire 5.5.13
OS: NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Win 7
You can download @ http://www.limewire.com/download/?bw=1

Do your PC meet the above requirements?

Hope it helps.

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Lost password to Windows 7, XP, Vista, 2000, 2003 ?


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regestry editor


A central hierarchical database used in Microsoft Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 used to store information that is necessary to configure the system for one or more users, applications and hardware devices.

The Registry contains information that Windows continually references during operation, such as profiles for each user, the applications installed on the computer and the types of documents that each can create, property sheet settings for folders and application icons, what hardware exists on the system, and the ports that are being used.

The Registry replaces most of the text-based .ini files that are used in Windows 3.x and MS-DOS configuration files, such as the Autoexec.bat and Config.sys. Although the Registry is common to several Windows operating systems, there are some differences among them.A registry hive is a group of keys, subkeys, and values in the registry that has a set of supporting files that contain backups of its data. The supporting files for all hives except HKEY_CURRENT_USER are in the %SystemRoot%\System32\Config folder on Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista. The supporting files for HKEY_CURRENT_USER are in the %SystemRoot%\Profiles\Username folder. The file name extensions of the files in these folders indicate the type of data that they contain. Also, the lack of an extension may sometimes indicate the type of data that they contain.

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Lost your Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 2000 / 2003 password?


I used Windows Password Unlocker to reset Windows Vista password. Windows Password Unlocker is a professional Windows password recovery tool for those who have lost or forgot Windows passwords including Windows Vista password, Windows XP password recovery...

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