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Change use nameand password,files coming up as notepads

I have some folders that i can't get into to make disk space,plus all my folders are coming up as notepads.I really do have a problem

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Re: change use nameand password,files coming up as...

Lol. If your computer is as messed up as it sounds to me i sujest backing up what you need and formatting the PC with your windows CD. You could also try system restore and restore the pc back to a state when it was more usable. you could also try scanning for virus's, i recomend AVG free as an antivirus, its free and easy to use:

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It gives error that your hard drive have 1mb free space

1. Go in control panel Add or remove programs or programs and features then uninstall the programs that you don't use or havn't used in a long time.
2. Go in control panel Folder options view tab at the top. Look for Hidden files and folders put a tic in show hidden files and folders.
Go in My Computer/Computer Click on the c drive then windows folder delete the update folders that have a $ infront of the name of the folders. Go back to Folder Options/View tab at the top. Hidden files and folders put a tic in Do not show hidden files and folders.
3. Right click on Rec bin choose empty rec bin.
4. Go in control panel / Internet Options clcik on settings next to the first delete button from the top then click on view files. On the upper roght clcik on edit/Organize choose select all. Then hit your delete key on your folder yes to conferm. Click on ok then in the next window click on delete button next the settings button you clicked on before.
5. Open notepad type del %temp% /q then save the file to your desktop name it Del.bat cloce everything out and double click the del file on your desktop.
6. Open the run command Hold the windows key down (left of the space bar on your keyboard) Press the r key. Type in %temp% Delete all the files and folders you can in that folder.
7. Right click on Rec bin choose empty rec bin.

If it still says low disk space I suggest saving your personal files and reinstall your oem system disk or add a second disk drive.

Apr 03, 2014 | Operating Systems


Recreate the Show Desktop icon on the Quick Launch toolbar

To re-create the Show Desktop icon on the Quick Launch
toolbar, follow these steps....

1. Use any text editor (such as Notepad) to create a
file with the following lines:
2. Save the new file as a file named Show Desktop.scf
in the WindowsSystem or WinntSystem32 folder. Note
that Notepad may automatically append a .txt extension
to the file name. Remove this extension if Notepad
adds it. These steps do not work if the file is named
Show Desktop.scf.txt.
3. Quit Notepad.
4. Using Windows Explorer or My Computer, right-click
the Show Desktop .scf file, and then click Create
5. Copy the new shortcut to the appropriate folder. In
Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98, copy the shortcut
to this folder: WindowsApplication DataMicrosoftInternet
ExplorerQuick Launch

In Microsoft Windows NT or Microsoft Windows 2000,
copy the shortcut to this folder: WinNTSystem32
In Microsoft Windows XP, copy the shortcut to the
following folder: WINDOWSSystem32ConfigSystemprofileApplication
DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch

6. Rename the shortcut to Desktop.
The Show Desktop icon automatically appears on the
Quick Launch toolbar.

on Jun 24, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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How to hack admin password from guest in xp?

Nope. Must be an admin.
Lost Windows password:

  • Login as Administrator. Try with no password (load safe mode if you don't see Administrator). Press F8 during boot to access Safe Mode.
  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
  • Reformat computer.
  • Use 3rd party software to remove password. Like

There is a free boot CD called Hirens.

Oct 09, 2012 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition English...

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Hard drive space is being taken by unknown entity. HP mini 1000. Have read every blog. I cannot find what is taking my space and i want to remove it!

How do you know something is taking up space on your hard drive? What is your operating system? First thing you should do is check your waste basket. Is it full? Then check your cookies and temporary internet files. Delete all you do not need. Then if you go to your Windows Explorer, you can check the size of each file on you hard drive. Go to Local Disk C:. Open all folders by clicking on each + sign to the left of each folder. Then start at the top and work your way down checking each folder. You should see a folder that has a lot of files in it, or one large file, maybe a folder you do not recognize. Click on and delete the folder that is taking up to much space. If you delete any folders do not empty you waste basket until you are sure you did not delete anything you will need.

May 27, 2011 | Operating Systems

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I dont know how to make background on my usb please help me.

These instructions will make your flash disk more "personalized". You can use any picture you want.
The end result will be viewable from any pc you plug your flash disk into. You only need notepad to code it.

Then you can show off anywhere


Preparing the Picture

Of course, you must have a flash disk to do this. Once you plugged in the flash disk and open it via explorer, make a folder named "background" or whatever name you want. Then, put any picture you want in that folder, but you should remember the folder and the picture's name. Right click at the folder, then open properties. Check the box beside "hidden" to make it unseen, and making your flash disk neat. You can place the picture you want to use in any folder you want, even existing folder. The only difference is the coding of the desktop.ini file at the next step.


Coding the background.ini

Now right click anywhere in the flash disk, (not in the folder you've just created) and open a New Text Document. Just ignore the new document's name because it will be deleted later. Open it using notepad and use theese code for the template:



Then save it as Desktop.ini and delete the old New Text Document.txt
other filenames will not work.
See picture for notes on editing the code.

Then you're done!

You're done. You can show off at your school's computer lab, in your friend

Feb 04, 2011 | Operating Systems

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My pendrives are infected with severine.exe which use to create folders of 138kb.i got avg AV,its has removed those but i m not able to access my data they are nt displayed on screen.tough during scaning...

if the data is still occupying space but is hidden, try this,
1. open notepad
2. type in "attrib -r -s -h /s /d" without the quotes.
3. click on [file] menu on the notepad and click on [save].
4. on the dialog box that appears save as unhide.bat and select save as type [all files].
5. Save the file.
Browse to your pendrive and copy the file in it(*DO NOT create a folder and put it in it wont work)
6. Double click on the file (unhide.bat)
7.Your folders should become visible.

If you formated your drive you can recover your data by use of recovery software like one on this site and choose FAT.6497945.jpg

Sep 12, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Where we store the password in windows xp..?

The password is store in the SAM, which is encrypted. If you want to recover a password, you need a password cracker like this

Good luck

Dec 13, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Just adjust the Start In property in the shortcut within the Menu Tree.
Do Start > Settings > Taskbar and Start Menu. Click the Advanced tab. Click the Advanced button.
An Explorer window comes up with your menu tree as its source. In order, double-click the Programs, and then the Accessories folder. Right-click the Notepad icon and choose Properties. Type your preferred folder in the “Start In” text box, click OK and Notepad will start wherever you wish. Same procedure for WordPad.

May 09, 2008 | Operating Systems

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Problem in Windows XP sp2

Type the following text in notepad
Save this file as recover.reg [.reg is extension for regfiles]
Double click on it.
Log off is essential.

Mar 15, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I can't get files to come up

Hi, Based on your post/description, it would seem that most of your document/aaplication file associations have been moved over to notepad. This is only possible if: 1. Somehow you have lost/deleted your word processing application and all others; 2. Virus/malware infection which changed file association; 3. Registry change/fault; 4. System/Application files corrupted. Actions you can try: a. Scan your system for virus/malware b. Apply/follow Microsoft's recommended repair/changing of file association in c. Repair/Modify/Reinstall all your applications d. Worst case scenario is you may have to reinstall your OS and of course thereafter all your applications. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

Sep 20, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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