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Accessing Files From Xp Mode


I have created files in windows 7 that i want to access from xp mode - how can i do this other than copying all the files onto usb, going into xp mode and accessing them from the usb? Any way to go into the files which are on the same computer?

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Xp Mode - Issue Accessing Hard Drive With Files

So i've had windows 7 for awhile now. This was not a problem before. My harddrive recently crashed so i got a new c drive and re-installed windows 7 all is well except my windows xp mode. Before when i run xp mode i can see both my c and e (slave drive) and access all my files. Now i open windows xp mode and its has access to nothing. This was not an issue before. I can install programs via usb, but i need to access files from my slave drive to use within windows xp mode. So having the programs are kinda pointless cause i can't do anything in them. I have no clue why this is an issue it worked perfectly fine before.

Posted On: 2010-02-06 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Who Is Accessing Shared Files?

I run windows 7 ultimate 64-bit on a laptop that commutes with me between home and my office at university. When i am at school, my machine is assigned a global ip address, so i have the network set to "public". Today when i was exploring control panel, i noticed that "sharing" was turned on the "users" folder. When i went to disable sharing, i was informed that a user was accessing a file and would loose data if i disabled sharing. This concerns me because my data should not have been publicly accessible in such a manner. I need to determine who was accessing my files remotely, and more importantly what was accessed. Additionally, why was "users" shared in the first place on a public network?

Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Accessing Files From An Old Installation

I have a pc that i have just built with new parts. I have taken the hard drive from the old pc and installed it as a 2nd drive. I am now having trouble accessing files. Specifically, i'm trying to get into the local data folder in my old user account to get an old iphone backup. When i try to access i get "access denied" and when i try to change ownership nothing changes.

When i go into security properties and try to remove the listing "account unknown(s-5-21-. )" It says it's receiving permissions from it's parent and to try turning off the option for inheriting options. Does anyone know where that setting is? I've tried searching for it, but with no luck.


Posted On: 2010-03-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Tell If A Pc Is Accessing Files From Another Computer ?

How to tell if this computer is accessing files from another computer. Is there anyway to know if this computer is also being "watched" and sharing important documents with another computer?

Posted On: 2010-03-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Accessing Files On External Hard Drive

My old laptop with xp pro died. I bought a new one with win 7 home premium and i am running office home and student. To get my old files i removed the hard drive and installed it in an enclosure as an external drive. I changed all the security permissions  access to full control. I can see all my documents but when i try to access them i get a message that "excel (or word) can not access (the document name ). It may be read only or encrypted. " Any thoughts?

Posted On: 2010-02-09 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Accessing Internet

On my laptop (dell inspiron 6000) which has windows xp, i cannot access the internet by url icon or hotmail icon. I immediately get an ie error message stating there is a problem and needs to close. The error signature is: appname: iexplore.exe, appver: 8. 0. 6001. 1872, modname: sepsearchhelperie.dll, modver: 1. 3. 59. 0, offset: 0000fbb4.

Although a 'webpage' appears i cannot select 'tools' and when i select 'close' on the error message the 'webpage' closes. My desktop pc works a. O. K. With no problems accessing internet, and likewise with another 'wireless' laptop. I have contacted my url provider but without success in resolving this problem.


Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Error When Accessing Emails

Error when accessing emails : "the instructions at "0x01724241"referenced memory at " 0x00000000" . The memory could not be read. Error message memory 0x00000000when refereed to another sight from my email (such as facebook or youtube) all works well, but when i return to my email i get an error message "the instructions at "0x01724241"referenced memory at " 0x00000000". The memory could not be read. I click ok and i'm back to normal. How can i prevent this message?

Posted On: 2010-08-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Bsod When Accessing And Using Network Drive

I use the apple time capsule as a wireless network drive to save and access my music files. When accessing my music files and some perusing around, i have been getting the bsod with the following information:

Problem siganture:   bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 1
Locale id: 1033

Additional info. :
Bccode: 27


Posted On: 2010-02-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Accessing Printer On Xp Computer With Win 7

I have a printer connected via usb to a computer windows xp. I have that computer and a computer running windows 7 connected to a home network. I can see the printer from the windows 7 machine, but when i try to connect it tells me that windows can't connect and gives me an error message of x000000d. Is there ant way to make this happen?

I connected the printer directly to the windows 7 machine, loaded the drivers and it was fine, but i don't want it set-up that way. On the xp machine, i have the printer set to share.


Posted On: 2010-02-17 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Win 7 Not Accessing External Drive

Help further to my last post with external drive access (cant open as windows denies access) i can see the drive via xp no problem but all my windows 7 machines have access denied. I have changed ownership and permissions on all window 7 machines but i still cannot gain access to teh drive which is frustrating to say the least!

Does anyone have any idea how to gain access to my external drive and all my music and photos?Windows sees teh drive as full of data where as the xp machine sees the correct level of data which is 135 gb of 500gb - is this the problem?  Do i have to go and buy another external drive but if i do what is to say it wont happen again.


Posted On: 2010-08-13 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Accessing Xp Only Usb Device Seamlessly

Ok, while upgrading a setup to xp-professional, the problem arose that the old scanner didn't have a viable driver for windows 7 64. I just setup windows xp mode, and was able to load it with the xp drivers and an old image program to do the scanning. However when i try opening the program seamlessly, it opens with the usb connection to the scanner disabled, likewise i've had to manually activate the scanner in xp mode every time. Is there a way to change the default usb settings in xp mode so it can automatically claim that usb device every time it opens, including seamlessly?

Posted On: 2010-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Speed Of Accessing A Network Server

I have a macbook. It is running os x, and windows xp and windows 7 on the same machine so i feel this is a good comparison. I have an in home wireless network through a usrobotics router. Attached to that router is a 500gb little file server. It's formatted fat32 and it contains many gbs of music. Anything attached to the router uses cat6 ethernet cables. When i attempt to access this server with win7 it can take over 1/2 an hour for it to list the contents.

When i attempt to access this server with win xp it can take only a few minutes. Os x grabs the data in only a few seconds. My questions:1)is there something in win 7 i should be tweaking to get it to access the data faster?2) is there a better way to setup the server for win 7?3) anything else you might think of.


Posted On: 2010-07-13 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Error 0x80004004 When Accessing Email

I have a yahoo account, a live.com and hotmail and i tried to sync them together. 'att' got in the mix somehow! I have three different windows asking me for passwords, and i don't know any of them. Only the windows live has remembered me and let me on!

Box1 says. Warning! Windows live mail
One or more messages in your outbox do not have a valid account specified. Would you like to use your default acct. To send these messages? (I always select yes, if i select no, nothing happens)

Box2 says logon hotmail (sing4ya2: please enter your username and password for the following server: server: http://mail. Ervices.live.com/delta sync_v2. 0. 0.

Box3 says windows live mail. Some errors occurred. Unable to send or receive messages for the hotmail acct. (Sing4ya2). The operation was canceled by the user.

Server error: 0x80004004 server http://mail. Services.live.com/delta sync-v2. 0. 0/sync.aspx

When i hit the 'sync' button, there's hotmail, yahoo, and a yahoo (2)(default) account. Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Posted On: 2010-05-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I'm having a bit of a problem with accessing some stuff on our network. We have a network share full of installs for different programs that we use. There's only three groups listed in the security permissions that have access to the folder and all three have full control. I double-checked in ad and verified that i'm a member of all three groups including domain admins.

The problem is that while i'm able to browse the folders, create and delete stuff, whenever i try to run one of the installs, i get:

"You do not have permission to access \serverfolderinstall.exe"

None of my co-workers get this error and can run the installs fine. I used to be able to run the installs, but recently we moved the folder to a server running server 2008 and we all upgraded to windows 7 enterprise. We're all baffled as to what's going on.


Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Accessing Excel / Word File On Old.windows

I did recently did an upgrade from xp pro to windows 7 pro, all files are stored on c:drive to file named old. Windows but strangely i can not access some of those file, it says read only and permission denied. This also happens when i am attempting to save files to a different location, says access denied i do not have admin right. There is only one user profile created when doing an upgrade, i have important files, which i do not know how to retrieve them.

Posted On: 2010-05-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Accessing Messages Imported In Live Mail

I am migrating from outlook express 6 (oe6) to windows live mail (wlm). So i changed the location of store in oe6 and imported the folders in wlm. It seemed to import them ok. But i can't access the messages in wlm? I even looked in "imported folder" under "storage folders" but the mail messages are not there.

I tried another thing. I changed the store location in wlm. It gave a message that it is copying 17k messages (which is about what i had in all the folders i had imported) into the new location, so i know they are there.

(1) how do i access those messages in wlm?
(2) i only see edb and some other files in the wlm store location but not the neatly organized folders that i imported from oe6? 


Posted On: 2010-02-10 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Screen Freezes - Accessing Windows Media Encoding

Win 7 pro 64 bit, no experience rating available. When i run program to rate system, it constantly freezes the screen at "accessing windows media encoding". Have done windows updates, all new hardware including asus p5q pro turbo motherboard, 8gb corsair dominator pc-8500 memory, existing bfg geforce 8800 gts oc2 640mb video card.

Posted On: 2010-05-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Screen Just Goes Black When Accessing Webcam Through Media Smart

When i click on my webcam through hp mediasmart my screen just goes black. Does anyone have any advice?

Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Dialup Connection Prompt Always Appears When Accessing Internet Through Local Area Network

I have a dialup connection for one particular connection i must make to an email server. Most of the time i connect to the internet through my cable modem on my home network. Is there a way to set up the dialup so that i am not asked to connect via the dialup every time i try to use windows explorer to connect to the internet?

Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Windows 7 Freeze In Normal Mode, Safe Mode Works Fine

I am out of ideas. Three days ago my computer started freezing within a few minutes after startup. Freezes with no mouse movement and no keyboard. Must shutdown using the power button. Happens every time i start in normal mode. Safe mode works fine. I have done quite a bit of reading and tried a number of things, so far to no avail. Quite a few error codes present, here are some:

Winlog 6000
Service 7001
Distrib 10005
Service 7026
Event log 1101
Kernel 41
Browser 8032
Load perf 3011
Load perf 3012

I have tried restoring, turning off all non-microsoft services, disabling sound, updating video driver, memory test, adjusting bios per g skill tech forum. All hardware showing normal operation in device manager.

I can't find the minidump .dmp folder in c:/windows. The only location i find for .dmp files is in the watchdog folder, and there are quite a few in there. Let me know if i need to upload them.

My computer is a couple of months old and has been working flawlessly until this happened with one exception. (I have been getting occasional monitor blanking for a couple of seconds followed by a notification that the graphics driver has stopped responding and was successfully restored. )

Windows 7 home premium 64
Intel core i5-750 cpu
Gigabyte ga-p55-ud3r mb
G. Skill ripjaws f3-15000cl9d-4gbrh ddr3 (2 x 2gb) ram
Evga nvidea gts-250 video
Realtec alc888 sound
Asus vh226h hdmi monitor


Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Accessing Win 2000 Folder In Win 7 Network

I have two system on network and 1 having windows 2000 advance server and other having windows 7 and now i want to access the windows 2000 folder from windows 7 but i cannot. A username password dialog is open and i enter the administrator user name and password of windows 2000 but this still not allow me to access the system, invalid username and password.

Posted On: 2010-03-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Programs Files Vs Program Files (x86)

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Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

A2c Files Downloaded As Zip Files

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http://alice.org/index.php?Page=gallery/amusement park/index

In our school network users are not allowed to change the file extension so that does not work. I found that the user when downloading has to change the file type to all files and change the file extension then. This is a bother to have to remember. When i tried with a different browser (chrome) the a2c file was recognized correctly. The computers in my school are laptops running windows xp. At home my desktop runs windows 7 and the problem is there as well. There was no problem with ie7.


Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Docx Files Downloading As Zip Files

I am having an issue with docx files turning into zip files when i try and download them in ie8. I have done alot of research on this problem and have looked into the 2 main solutions to this problem: 1) set security settings to "open file based on file content, not file extension" to disable  2) check the mime type table on the web server and make sure the office 2007 extensions are added.

The first step i tried and the file was still trying to open as a zip file. The second one i was only able to ask the vendor because the web server does not belong to me, but the vendor said they were able to get the same exact docx file to download as a docx file and everyone on their end was able to. I am able to save the zip file and rename the file extension to docx and open it, but sadly this will not be an acceptable answer.

I've tried adding registry settings to allow it to open with docx files as well with no success.
I am curious if anyone has any other suggestions for me?


Posted On: 2010-04-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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If c:program files is a restricted location for 32 bit apps, should not the installer and/or os enforce this, rather than allow installation then break the app? What is the correct practice for both users installing apps and developers porting apps to win7?


Posted On: 2009-12-11 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I do not want a system with duplicate and redundant files. Because two items that i downloaded and installed appear in both program files, i'm suspending any further actions on the installation until i'm fortunate enough to receive some help and/or advice from this forum.


Posted On: 2009-10-30 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-07 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Xp Mode

Why can't microsoft assist with a windows 7 issue that has not been resolved in the three weeks since i installed the os? Microsoft support has not yet found a resolution to my efforts of getting xp mode to work on my computer.

1. I have installed windows 7 professional in 64 bit on a new 1tb hard drive.

2. Virtualization is turned on inbios.

3. I am running a 3. 22 intel cpu. My ram is 4gb.

4. I have downloaded, installed and uninstalled xp modeand windows virtual pc at least a dozen times over the past three weeks.

5. I am the administrator and only user of this machine.

Yet every time i attempt to install xp mode, i always get a pop-up window that says: "the virtual machine configuration could not be created. User does not have sufficient access right. " The windows 7 forums have not helped. Does anyone at microsoft have any ideas how to fix this program?

Everything else (except a few dated drivers) on windows 7 appears to be working perfectly.


Posted On: 2010-03-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .