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Windows XP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Last updated: 6/6/05

How to fix a Windows XP Autoexec.nt Error?

How to Disable Simple File Sharing in Windows XP

Right-clicking Start Menu items has no effect...

Internet Explorer Cannot Connect to Secure Sites

Windows XP: After fixing a hijack/spyware problem, I can ping web sites but cannot browse them.

How do I share Outlook Express messages (i.e., the file structure or store) among multiple users of the same Windows XP computer?

How can one automate the Windows XP login?

How to configure Windows XP to login into Linux/Unix Samba Networking

What are the system requirements for Windows XP?

Where did the Clipboard Viewer go in Windows XP (and Windows 2000)?

Tips on Adding a Windows XP to an Existing Network

I keep getting annoying pop up boxes while I surf the internet.  It says: RUNTIME ERROR DO YOU WISH TO DEBUG.  Is there something in IE6 I need to adjust?

My Windows XP desktop icons have disappeared.  How does one restore them?

Why does my computer with Windows 2000 or Windows XP keep restarting itself?

How can one fix a slow broadband (cable or DSL), ICS, or Windows network connection?

Formatting a Hard Disk Drive for Windows XP

How to sort the Internet Explorer favorites and Start Menu programs so they are listed Alphabetically.

How can one change the drive letter assignments in Windows XP?

How can one recover from Windows XP problems caused by installing new software, drivers, etc?

Can the Windows XP Upgrade be used to upgrade a computer with the Windows 98, 98 SE, or Me Upgrade installed?

How does one fix Windows XP shutdown problems?

How can I set-up a  computer with more than one network configuration so it can be conveniently used on multiple networks?

What are the constraints of the various Windows and MS-DOS operating systems regarding the NTFS, FAT32, and FAT16 file systems?

How do I enable or disable the Windows XP Internet Connection Firewall?

How do I get a Windows 9 (95, 98 SE, Me) computer to work with a Windows XP computer on a network using a broadband router?

I how do I share a drive or folder in Windows XP with other computers on a Windows network?

How can the Windows XP Upgrade be clean-installed?

How do You Install the Windows XP Pro OEM Version?

What are the differences between Windows XP Professional and Home Edition versions?

Where does one find the equivalent of the Windows 9x/Me scandisk in Windows XP?

How can I install the NetBEUI protocol in Windows XP?

Also, see Windows Tips and Tricks.

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