Question about Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

1 Answer

Help my windows xp is doing all weird things i ve tryed every thing and now just want to take a hammer to it from the start up menu to just logging on i cant use anything i have tryed everything on switching it on very slow ,icons the pictures have disappered when i click on them nothing happens to go on line i have to go to start click internet the internet page will appear then i have to click on tools and dial a conection icant open almost every thing

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 306 Answers

Do you have virus/spyware protection? and make sure its up to date. Sounds like a virus. run: http://www.download.com/3000-8022_4-10766151.html

do full system virus scan. to prove its a virus/spyware restart in safemode, if everything is fine in safemode its a virus.

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

Tip

Using Remote Assistance in Windows XP


It's late at night, and your computer is acting weird. What did you do wrong? Luckily, your co-worker's kid across town just got Windows XP, and he's already mastered it. But his parents won't let him out at night. If only he could fix your computer for you. . . . With Windows XP's Remote Assistance, he can. If you turn on Remote Assistance, another person can log onto your computer and control it, just as if they were sitting in front of it. They can tweak your computer, setting up what needs to be done, and your computer will run as good as new. (At least, that's the concept.)
To load Remote Assistant, click the Start button, choose Help and Support and choose Remote Assistance. Choose Invite Someone to Help You from the program's screen, and send a message using Outlook Express or Microsoft MSN Messenger. The recipient accepts your request, and he or she sees your computer's screen on their monitor. You two chat back and forth, typing messages, and the helpful soul moves around your mouse, clicking the right things, until the situation is fixed.
Expect to see it used by technical support staffs in the future its the way to go.


on Dec 01, 2009 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Hi I have another computer a windows xp and I forgot my password what can I do without paying money to recover it do I need to make a system repair disk on this computer


The first thing you can do is try accessing the Administrator account. To make this easier, boot into Safe Mode, and login as Administrator. Turn on the computer, and keep tapping F8 as soon the the bios/post/splash screen is passed, you have to do this quickly. If you do this correctly, you'll see the Windows Advanced Boot Menu, hightlight the Safe Mode using your keyboard's up/down arrow keys and press enter to select and start booting. Wait until you see the the Windows xp welcome screen, select "Administrator" and proceed, if you see any warning message, click "Ok" or "yes", once you are logged in, right-click "My Computer", select "Manage". The Computer Management window will open up, now locate "Local Users and Groups", click the "+" sign beside it and again click "Users", look at the right-pane, you'll see your username (the username you've forgotten your password), right-click your username, and click "Set Password" or if "Reset Password" is available, click it. Set a new password and there you go, you now have reset your windows xp password. Please note that if you have any "encrypted" files or folders, you may be having problem opening them, but if you don't know what is encrypted in Windows, I guess you didn't do that.

Once everything is done, restart your computer and login to your account.

If in case your Administrator account has a password, you won't be able to do this, in many instances, the Administrator password is "admin" (without quotes), so you can try with it, otherwise you'll need a tool like Ophrack or Nt Password reset tool to get this done.

Let me know if you need further help..

Good Luck.

Thanks for using FixYa.

May 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How do you log out i don;t know where the log out thing is


if vista go to start menu and in the corner is an arrow move mouse over will show you (log off, restart, shut down, switch user,) it is next to the main shut down button in start menu, if XP should be in the same place the start menu should have own button. and or right click it, and it will bring up your start menu properties go in and adjust as you see fit. the fixist good luck and have a nice day

Jul 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Bought a used pc, do not have password for windows log-on. cannot get to bios, no boot up cd. what now?


Most XP machines have a built in administrator account that normally does not have a password.

You can try pressing F8 before Windows starts up to go into the XP bootup menu.

Choose Safe mode

Once into safe mode you should either see an 'Administrator' account listed, or just type in Administrator and do not type a password. If that works, go to Start-->Control Panel-->User Accounts. From there you can create a new user account for you to use with administrative privileges.

If that doesn't work, try downloading a password reset utility, such as the one at http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

Hope this helps

Jul 03, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

1 Answer

I have a laptop lg e500 it was mabe for windows vista i down graded the operationg system to Xp and now everyting i access start run cmd and then i press enter it shuts down the computer


Best thing I can suggest, do a fresh install of Windows XP. If you have a boot disk, I would suggest going into fdisk and wiping out the paritions and then creating one primary partition. After that then reboot with the boot disk and then format the drive using the command "format c: /u/c" without the quotes. After the format is done then reboot with the windows xp cd and install windows xp. It'll be a fresh copy at this point. Lots of times when doing an upgrade or downgrade some files get corrupted and weird things can happen. Do it this way and let me know what happens.

Feb 01, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Taskbar and start menu


do a system restore to a point before that happened:
restart in safe mode and follow these tips.


http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-system-restore/

Nov 29, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

2 Answers

About windows XP editing


Use a hexeditor to edit START menu Name. To download hexeditor find on Google. then find our Explorer.exe file. IT contains the start menu data. Make a copy of explorer.exe in C:\ and then edit it with the help of hexeditor. Alternative: Download Windows boost from www.katz.cd you can easily alter start menu and other things.

Oct 09, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

2 Answers

My windows xp keep rebooting after shutdown


You should be able to change this setting in the PC bios menu. Windows XP should interact with this and change it automatically, but it occasionally doesn't. If you have trouble finding the appropriate menu and changing it, please post back with details of your PC (ideally motherboard make and model) and we can hopefully talk you through it. When the computer starts up, there should be a screen before the windows XP screen which says something like "press f8 to enter BIOS setup", but all machines are a little different. If you can get into the BIOS setup, only change things which you are sure you know what they will do, or you can cause all sorts of problems. Hope this helps, post back with system details if you need more :)

Jul 02, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Logo

Related Topics:

56 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2983 Answers

Piyal Perera
Piyal Perera

Level 3 Expert

528 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...