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Create Custom Windows XP CD with SATA Drivers

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SATA drivers are often missing from the Windows XP CD, especially for more recent PCs with newer hardware that wasn’t around when Windows XP was developed. This step by step tutorials guides you through creating your own custom Windows XP Setup bootable CD with the SATA drivers you need.

Windows Setup: Setup did not find any hard disk drives…

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SOLUTION TO: When you reach the Welcome Screen of Windows XP Setup and choose to install Windows you are presented with the error “Setup did not find any hard disk drives…”

Desktop icons all have blue highlight box around text

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Windows XP desktop icons text labels used to be transparent but now seem to have a blue background or blue highlight. To solve this…

NTLDR is missing. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart

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You receive the error ‘NTLDR is missing’ after switching on your computer or after restarting Windows XP. This article documents several possible solutions.

Initramfs Prompt When Ubuntu Boots

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The Initramfs prompt (busybox) issue arises after selecting to boot into Ubuntu from your boot menu. The boot process halts at a black screen with an initramfs prompt is displayed. You have probably installed Ubuntu on an NTFS partition dual booting with Microsoft Windows which is causing the problems.

NTLDR is compressed. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart

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After switching on your computer or after restarting Windows XP you receive the error NTLDR is compressed. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart on a black screen with white writing when trying to boot into Windows.

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) Printer Not Working

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Remote Desktop Connection does not redirect your local printer to the remote computer. This common RDC problem can be easily solved by…

HOWTO: Find Your Product Keys or Serial Numbers

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Ever lost a product key? This utility will help you retrieve the products keys for a multitude of applications on your hard drive.

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Download: Catchme.exe

Catchme is a powerful utility designed by to remove malware and other malicious files. Catchme is a rootkit/stealth malware scanner.

‘Online Sync & Store’ Vs ‘Backup & Restore’ – What’s The Difference?

We look at the differences between backup/restore and sync n store services such as DropBox, Google Drive and SkyDrive.

Gateway SATA Drivers for Windows XP Setup

Download the Gateway Intel SATA Drivers for Windows XP Setup. These SATA drivers are suitable for the following Gateway systems chipsets…

Download: Microsoft Windows 7 ISO

Download the official Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium and Professional 32 and 64 bit ISO image files. Create your own bootable Windows DVD.

Find WiFi Network Passwords Stored In Windows

This free and simple utility will find and display all of the stored WEP or WPA wireless network passwords stored by Windows XP, Vista or 7.

SATA Windows XP Driver Finding Service

A service provided by Proposed Solution to help you find your SATA drivers when you want to create your own Windows XP boot CD.

Download: Microsoft Windows 8

Download the Microsoft Windows 8 Developer Preview Edition now. Featuring Metro interface, these 32 & 64 bit ISO file is available to all users for free from September 13th 2011.

Online File Sync Speed Test: Mozy, Dropbox, SpiderOak, Mesh, SugarSync

5 popular free online file synchronization apps put to the test to see which one uploads 500MB of data the quickest. Surprising results…

Anyone Can…Backup! – Launch Week 50% Discount

Anyone Can…Backup! will guide you, step-by step, through setting up a remote backup system for your home PC with minimal time, effort and cost and a money back guarantee!

Window 7 Shortcut Repair Registry File

Download the Windows 7 Shortcut Registry fix file. This file repairs Windows 7 shortcuts that have become corrupt due to a virus or a problem caused by the user changing the association settings.