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I want to use linux on Lptp which should be as much easy as win XP

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Use Ubuntu, alot easyer to use and can be installed from win xp!

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I want to Install Linux Mint on ThinkCentre M55p Series Type 8811


If it Has Windows 8 or 8.1 you might need a new Hard Drive to do this. Windows 8 and 8.1 are encrypted so you can't use Linux of any type. If it has Windows XP try Linux Mint 13 "Maya", the replacement for win xp, If Windows 7 64 bit: Try Linux Mint 17.1 *Rebecca"

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Migrating XP to Windows 7 (Using your Network)


If you are thinking of buying a new PC and trying to replace an old XP system to a new Windows 7, you might want to transfer your old favorite files to your new computer. Either transferring through a Easy Transfer cable, Network, or via USB

This procedures assumes that your old XP is still working and connected to your home or office network. and your new Win 7 is also connected as well to your networkBoth of your system and computer must be connected to the same network, either in the office or home, because it is easier to transfer files in this way, effectively and efficiently, this is practical than using USB flash drive or any external disk, though the process is similar.

Ensure that you have the Win7 InstallationDVD, or the Easy Transfer Software fromMicrosoft website, ready to be installed on your XP system. but be aware this is for 64 bit version system only, please visit Microsoft website search and download Windows easy Transfer and select "x86" in the file name for 32 bit or 64 bit, install this the same way you've done with ordinary software. In your Win 7 however, this software is automatically installed so do not bother yourself.

In this instance you will be asked if whether you want to transfer your whole data from all user accounts or to just specific user only, in this process you can also select specific files to transfer, but in order to transfer all accounts, both of your XP and WIN 7 must be logged as an Administrator.

So this procedure is Migrating through NETWORK, the other two procedure is Easy Cable Transfer and USB, external Hard disk.

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1- Prepare both systems and ensure both are connected to the network and working, Start the XP computer and log in as an Admin
2- IN XP , Open up the and start the Windows Easy Transfer DVD, and look or browse for SupportMigwiz. if you have downloaded this simply select Start> All Program> Windows Easy Transfer for Win 7, it will load automatically. Simply read the screen for additional info and click Next
3- A new screen pops out and please select a Network as an option to transfer
4- Click This is my OLD COMPUTER, Still in XP Windows Easy Transfer will then generate a password for the transferring process, because in order to transfer files through the network you will be required to enter a password (record the KEY)

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After you enter the key, at this time Windows Easy Transfer makes the connection and scans the Windows XP system's contents and components. Once this is over, you can practically choose which data you want to transfer, or you want to import, just like customizing the items you wish to transfer. After you have decided which is which, click Transfer, then a progress bar will appears the process occurs.

The final screen will then show up indicating the process is complete. Confirm to see if the file you have chosen was actually transferred, then close all window, including the Easy Transfer Windows.

Restart your computer, please. Congratulations!

on Jan 08, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I cannot get into my screen without turning my computer off and back on and hitting F1.Then I get to BIOS screen and then back to desktop. I still cannot go to the internet? Any suggestions?


if you have vista... it sounds like you do. upgrade to 7 (or better yet down grade to xp)
if not it sounds like a bad hard drive and you are not getting the boot sector to fire up.

download a linux distro FREE (i recommend Fedora 12) and put it on a usb stick called live install.
see if you can boot off the stick without fail.

ps you will love linux so much better than win.

Dec 14, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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The computer will not boot up.


It may caused by the curreption(deletion) of important system files,
You can format and reinstall xp,vista,win 7,linux,mac os .
Restart computer when booting goes on press F5 Or DEL key to goto bios setup menu change boot order to first cd drive then hdd
PressF10 and press Y and enter.
computer will restart
Insert xp,vista,win 7,linux,mac os cd.
Press enter to boot from cd
Follow the instructions
Then your problem will solve.


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We purchased a computer from an auction yesterday and it had both linux and win xp systems. We removed the linux as per instructions but when we tried to use the disks we though came with the computer we...


Try this: Restart the computer. When it starts to come up you will most likely see a screen that tells you how to get to the Bios setup. Go there and see if there is a way to change the boot order to boot from the drive that has Windows on it.

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My HP compaq dx2450 can't install Windows XP. I tried with many diferent versions (most of them were speciffied to work with AMD 64-bit processors), but allways recieving same message (insert sistem disc)....


make sure to use a bootable win xp setup disc
and the message (insert system disc) means that the system was unable to find a boot sector ie the hard disk or the xp setup disc

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Everytime i send an-email it tells me about my server name


Are you using outlook express? If not what are you using?
What's you're OS (Win 98, XP, Vista, Mac, Linux)?

Nov 30, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Ntldr missing from Active drive.


Hello,

You have not mentioned the Operating system you are using. I am giving you a solution assuming that you are using Win XP.

There are two ways to fix this issue.
1. You need to extract this file from the CD and than copy into the root directory.
2. You can run a repair of the Win XP using the disk.

The second option is the better and the easy one. I have provided the link below where you have step by step instructions for the same with screen shots.

How to Repair Win XP

Hope this helps.

Regards
Sammy


Jul 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Win xp instalation


Make a windows 98 startup disk by downloading it from here http://ru.dod.net/ben/boot98.exe . Once you haver done that turn off the acerpower insert the disk and turn it on (make sure its set to boot from floppy disks in bios setup) Choose the option start computer with cd rom support. Now after about 1 minute youy should see a:\. Type in a:\fdisk and then choose yes and then create a partiossion using the prompts given . Once you have done that and its finished it should say you must restart this computer so restart it. Then boot from the floppy disk again and when it coms to a: type FORMAT C: and then press y. Once its done take the floppy disk put and restart your computer with the windows xp disk in and it should start installling windows xp.

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