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What are the naming rules that apply under Windows operating systems?

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You mean file names? Ordinarily you can have a path name up to 260 characters. This includes the file name and the parent folder names as well. There are certain reserved combinations you can't use, like COM1, and certain i l legal characters, like *. See here

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How can i get activation key of windows xp sp2

First, click "Run..." on your start menu, type "regedit" and press enter.
The Registry Editor opens up, and you are presented with a long list of keys on the left.
Browse through the list to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WPAEvents.
On the right, you should see a stringz value named OOBETimer.
This is the activation stuff. If you change it, Windows will change it back within a few seconds.
Whatever its value is, change it to FF D5 71 D6 8B 6A 8D 6F D5 33 93 FD.
After you've changed it, right-click WPAEvents and choose "Permissions..."
Under "Permissions..." for WPAEvents, Go into the Advanced settings.
UNCHECK "Inhereit from parent the permission entries that apply to child objects. Include these with entries explicitly defined here"
When prompted what course of action to take from here, click "COPY"
From there, Highlight the SYSTEM line, and click edit.
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Rules for download on a computer in Windows operating system

For downloads on your computer in Windows operating system, there are 3 rules:

1. You need Administrator rights, always: Logon to your computer with a user name / user account that has administrator rights.

2. Sometimes, you have to allow popups (temporary) when you click a download page or file and a message appears in the upper side of the selected internet page: allow popups, temporary means for each occasion individually.

3. When you start a download directly for installation, the Operating System on your computer has to match the ( OS ) = Operating Systems, the download is meant for.

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I have a yahoo business email account and I am using outlook 2007 to access my emails. I would like to use the auto-reply in outlook to alert all incoming emails that I am out of the office

Hi Cecil,

First you'll need to create a message template.
  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Mail Message.
  2. On the Options tab, in the Format group, click Plain Text.
  3. In the message body, type the message that you want to send as your automated reply.
  4. In the message window, click the Microsoft Office Button za010077102.gif and then click Save As.
  5. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type list, click Outlook Template (*.oft).
  6. In the File name box, type a name for your message template, and then click Save.
Once the template is finished, you'll need to set up a new rule to reply to the incoming messages.
Do the following:
  1. On the Tools menu, click Rules and Alerts.
  2. In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, click New Rule.
  3. Under Start from a blank rule, click Check messages when they arrive, and then click Next.
  4. Under Which condition(s) do you want to check?, select the sent only to me check box and any other criteria that you want, and then click Next.
  5. When you see a dialog box informing you that this rule will be applied to every message that you receive, click Yes.
  6. Under What do you want to do with the message?, select the reply using a specific template check box.
  7. Under Step 2: Edit the rule description (click an underlined value), click a specific template.
  8. In the Select a Reply Template dialog box, in the Look In box, click User Templates in File System.
  9. Select the template that you created in the previous section, and then click Open.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Optionally, select the check boxes for any exceptions to the auto-reply rule.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Under Step 1: Specify a name for this rule, type a name for the auto-reply rule, and then click Finish.
Hope this helps!
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May 18, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Can't play without product key

If you are asking about a Windows Operating system then you must have the original CD key If you bought the Computer already Used than you must have the Person who bought the Computers original registration name registered under and CD key., If you own the original Operating system and is registered under your name then simply type in the CD key that is usually on the back or front of the CD case., If you have the original Computer XP version or later the CD key should be somewhere on the Computer It's self. If It's a game the same applies.

Feb 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to download mp3 player from web? what is first rule to download?


For downloads there are 3 main rules on your Operating System ( Windows 2000, XP, Vista ):
1. You need Administrator rights, always: Logon to your computer with a user name / user account that has administrator rights.
2. Sometimes, you have to allow popups (temporary) when you click a download page or file and a message appears in the upper side of the selected internet page: allow popups, temporary means for each occasion individually.
3. When you start a download directly for installation, the Operating System on your computer has to match the ( OS ) = Operating Systems, the download is meant for.

For Samsung support go to next page:
Next enter your model mp3 player in the box Search product support.

Fill in, for example, YP-K3 and a list of players will show up: select the matching player, to go to the right support page.
Choose tab Downloads (in blue when selected)
Under tab Downloads, select Software
Left click under File, Multimedia Studio or Emodio.
Next, choose for installing directly or save the download and run the installation file later.

Jul 20, 2010 | Samsung Audio Players & Recorders

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The clock etc on right side column has gone

Right click on the area where the clock is normally select properties under the notifications area tab check the check box next to clock in the lower box named system icons click apply

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Remove emails from mail talktalk net they will not delete

go into your mail setting under outlook or whatever default program you are using and go under tools, rules and alerts and create a rule for any email that contains talktalk in the message or body of the message and block them from being downloaded to your server.

Nov 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Port forwarding on dlink adsl2 router

Step 1. Before you open ports in your router, set the computer (or the device) which requires
ports to be opened for, with a static IP address. You can choose any IP address from the
range of addresses you are using on your local network, as soon as it is not used by any other
device. The default range is from to In our example we are using
Windows XP: Control Panel > Network Connections > Local Area Connection > Properties >
Internet protocol TCP/IP > Properties
Windows Vista: Control Panel > Network and Internet > [Network and Sharing Centre] > View
Network Status and Tasks > View Status > Properties > Internet Protocol v4 > Properties
Select the “Use the following IP address” option:
IP address:
Subnet mask:
Default Gateway: (your router’s address)
DNS: and (or whichever your provider is using)
Now open the necessary ports in your router and redirect the traffic to the address.
Here are the steps:
How to open ports in your router Page 2 of 6
Step 2.
Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the router ( Enter
user name and password (default username “admin” and password is “admin”).
Step 3. Click on Advanced at the top and then click on LAN Clients.
How to open ports in your router Page 3 of 6
Step 4
. You will need to add a LAN Client (the address of your computer or a device) into the
router before you can open any ports. Type in the IP address of the Computer/Device (the
one you assigned in Step 1). You can specify the name of this workstation under Host Name
(optional). Click Add and then Apply.
Step 5. Go to Advanced > Virtual Server (Port Forwarding). There is a list of pre-set ports in
the router which you can choose from.
How to open ports in your router Page 4 of 6
Step 5a.
If your specific application is not listed there, you can add the necessary ports
yourself. Select the “User” Category and click on Add button below.
Step 5b. Enter a name for this entry under Rule Name. Then select the necessary protocol. If
there is a range of ports to open, specify the starting port under Port Start and the ending port
under Port End. If you need to open just one port, specify this port number in all fields
including the Port Map. Click Apply.
How to open ports in your router Page 5 of 6
Step 6.
Go back to Advanced > Virtual Server. Under LAN IP select your LAN Client (which
you added in Step 4). Select the Category and the desired Rule or select “User” Category
and you should see the rule which you have created in Step 5b. Select it and then click on
Add > to move it into the Applied Rules section. Click Apply.
Step 7. To save the new settings into the router's memory go to Tools > System. Click on
Save and Reboot button. The router will save the settings and restart.

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COM surrogate stopped working. What can i do ?

Easy solution, click start, control panel, system. choose advanced system settings. Under the tab of advanced you will see performance, click on settings for that. Choose the tab that says data execution prevention. Click the button that says turn on DEP for all programs except for the ones I list. Then click on add. The file is in windows, system32 folder c:\windows\system32 and the file name is dllhost.exe You will add it to the list as described and press apply this will prevent the error.

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