Tag Archives: windows xp

2013
16
Apr
Event ID 1000 – 1001 – 1004 Ap ...

2013-04-16_01_error_window_wuauclt-exe

At computer start, after Windowx XP logon the Faulting application wuauclt.exe … window pops up. In Computer management the following error are related to this error. Event Type:    Error Event Source:    Application Error Event Category:    (100) Event ID:    1000 Description: Faulting application wuauclt.exe, version 7.6.7600.256, faulting module esent.dll, version 5.1.2600.5512, fault address 0x00008e2c. Event Type:    Error […]

2013
09
Jan
Windows XP – cidaemon.exe 100% C ...

2013-01-09

After disabling Index Service from Computer Management, Indexing Service is still runing even after restart. This may cause that the cidaemon.exe to use 100% of CPU time, may do that on Windows startup and stop after few seconds or may go on indefinitely. In any case is annoying to have 100% CPU used for nothing. To […]

2012
14
Dec
Windows XP – desktop icon text b ...

2012-12-14_105733

Sometimse Windows XP desktop icons text background loses transparency. To re-establish text background transparency check: Control Panel > System > Advanced (tab) > Settings in the Performance section (or right click on My Computer desktop icon and choose Properties) check the  [ Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop ] check box If […]

2012
09
Dec
How to solve Error connecting to V ...

2012-12-09_182618

Sometimes [ Error connecting to VPN – Error 800 : Unable to establish the VPN connection. The VPN server may be unreachable, or security parameters may not be configured properly for this connection ] comes out under Windows XP when attempt to establish a VPN connection, connection that is working and worked just fine all […]

2012
24
Nov
Windows XP – Use the welcome scr ...

2012-11-24_e_user_accounts

If the Welcome screen does not display on first logon, recall from stand-by or after screensaver ends the following scenarios need to be checked (see also the pictures for every case): Check your Local Area Connection for installed network clients or check thirs party software that may enable [Client Service for Netware]: Local Area Connection […]

2012
26
Apr
How to change default text editor ...

Is not that i don’t like Windows default text editor (notepad.exe), but there are better editors. So, to change default text editor for edit command at right click on file we need to edit one line with Windows Registry Editor. Tested with Windows XP and Windows 7. click the Start button > click Run > […]

2012
24
Mar
Reset Windows XP login passwords w ...

The information below applies in case that you forgot your password and of course as a consequence you can not log into Windows XP. Methods outlined below are not using any third party applications or BOOT disks.   First method is the easiest but is valid only if the forgotten password is not the Administrator […]

2011
19
May
Microsoft Windows XP – Event ID: ...

Event Type: Error Event Source: Service Control Manager Event Category: None Event ID: 7026 Description:  The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: intelide   Resolution: go to: Start > Run > regedit find the following KEY: [HK_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\IntelIde] change the value of Start DWORD from 0 to 4