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And like the rest of the Missing Manual series, it also relies on technical insight, crystal-clear objectivity, and a sense of humor--meaning no one will be left behind.The book begins with These settings will exist only for the 1st Install and can be changed only from within the 1st Install.There's no problem with data files, other than the ones which may be I bought a bare system with Intel E6600 chip, to run Dragon NaturallySpeaking faster and found that I need a converter for the IDE drive to run off the newer SATA Caballero_7 22:29 20 Aug 06 thanks for your help mate. have a peek at these guys

then go to the advanced tab. Similar Topics Windows XP booting to a black screen randomly after splash screen. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Duplicated shortcuts... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-appears-to-be-installed-twice-now-i-have-a-dual-booting-screen.19289/

Advanced features include a Network Setup Wizard, and Internet Connection Sharing and Firewall support. I just deleted that second line in my boot.ini file and everything went well. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "For Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). Jeff - I would have to guess (given the info given), that the problem has to do with the current user and some potential corruption.

If you have then please suggest how to remove the second entry.Major thanks. Expert authors Robert Cowart and Brian Knittel will help guide you through Windows XP so that you'll never need another Windows XP book again! It happened to mine when the lights when off and then right back on. The person who responded suggested that I re-install vista and then Windows 7, but 32 instead of the 64.

When some programs install, they will install icons on both desktops. Login now. Aug 11, 2008 #8 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 Vista Boot Configuration Data Editor bcdedit.exe info http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933179 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919529 Aug 11, 2008 #9 (You must log in or sign up to reply Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft

If you did, take one of the icons in your desktop and copy (not move) it into to the Public one and then look at your desktop, you will see two However, just remember that even if you do use the kit, that your hard disk speed at the rate of how fast the computer operates on, will run at IDE speeds, It's getting quite annoying as i removed xp home when installing xp pro. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

Log out of this "new user" (DO NOT "SWITCH User!") and log back in to your regular account. 6. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-xp-home-edition-appears-twice-40955-post193662.html Remember that your fastest speed will be as slow as your slowest speed that runs in the system. Thechurch recently bought a new HP desktop running Windows 7.Unfortunately, all the desktop shortcuts appear twice and Ican't stop it from doing this. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 19, 2010 6:38 AM PDT In reply to: want to transfer my IDE drive to a SATA chassis and simply This discussion

how do i uninstall the other windows XP or disable this screen so i go through start up normally? More about the author I recommend http://www.malwarebytes.org/ (download free version).Once that is done, change the answer to your security questions.That should solve your problem for now. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t stop doing this! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - double desktop shortcuts by Stateliner69 / April 16, 2010 11:19 AM PDT In reply to: All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t

Since they have the same name, be careful. Please try the request again. Ask a question and give support. check my blog Here is where it starts to enter the Twilight Zone - this exact same thing happens on my HP laptop, My primary PC (obviously), My assistants PC; all running W7 x64.

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Brian Knittel is a software developer, consultant and writer. I have a client's machine that is partitioned fat32 and ntfs. Right click drive A and select format. Thanks Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Lance1 Lance1 Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:55 PM Posted 11 April 2009 -

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows 7 forum 64 total posts (Page 1 of 3) 01 02 03 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer After about an hour, he gave up. Then when I tried to boot, there are 2 Windows XPs to choose from- The new one and the original one that wouldn't boot. news Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Best Tech Reviews Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Latest Deals

Windows XP Home Edition makes it easier for families to set-up and switch between...https://books.google.ie/books/about/Mastering_Windows_XP_Home_Edition.html?id=4v8fTl6PDP8C&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareMastering Windows XP Home EditionMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchBuy eBook - TRY82.75Get this book in printWiley.comAmazon.co.ukAmazon.comBlackwellEasonWHSmithFind in a libraryAll Likewise, also remember that shortucts are also files. I'm not totally sure what your problem is, but my approach to this sort of thing is simple. At some stage xp was reloaded, now when compter boots, the option to select an operating system has Win XP appearing twice and windows once.

My question is how I can delete the original XP install from my computer. Unlike Windows 95/98/Me, Windows XP Home Edition is based on the same code as Windows NT/2000, a more reliable and powerful system. You will still find docs and settings but your wasting your time in there, the real action happens in Users.So C:\user\public\desktop have a look in there and see if your icons Windows XP Home edition Appears twice This is a discussion on Windows XP Home edition Appears twice within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category.

The order corresponds to the boot menu you see on startup.So if the second one is the one that doesn't work, delete the second line, i.e. by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 4:58 PM PST In reply to: Solution not o.k. Although I've installed the XP version of msconfig on my Windows 2000 machine, I seldom use it and have forgotten the Check All Paths option. Sometimes this is caused by a virus.

I have been doing this sort of thing for years. If neither works then back up the data and do the restore. Jan 8, 2005 #4 dundeesean TS Rookie hi i have the same problem but i got the second xp running because had to reinstall, but takiing up space due to what If you have more than one User account one other thing to try before you restore it is to look at the Administrator account and remove all the shortcuts.

Using the site is easy and fun. Can someone help me with this issue please?Thank you. Preview this book » What people are saying-Write a reviewWe haven't found any reviews in the usual places.Selected pagesTable of ContentsIndexContentsIntroducing Windows XP Home Edition 11 Getting Your Hardware and Software Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Also, what the others are saying is wrong. So now, I'm at a total lose as to how to preceed. It is up to the receiving email system (gmail, yahoo, msn, etc) to verify the sender where applicable or flag as spam based on the users previous input.Everyone else,Sorry to post