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XP Emachine

By learninmypc ยท 121 replies
Mar 13, 2018
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  1. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Y best guess would be figure it out myself. Your last sentence I'm guessing how many times the OS has been (re)installed.
    I will work on it, thank you :)
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    1. create a NEW user ID & make it Admin Privs
    2. login to that ID and get it setup WITH a password
    3. go to C:\
    4. right-click on Windows -> properties
    5. click on Security Tab
    6. click on the Edit button
    7. ADD this NEW USER ID
    I need to chk more details so hang on ...
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    On the security tab; click Advanced button
    open Owner Tab
    Current Owner should be Administrators; if not selected or Edit & add it
    then make it the Owner and [x] REPLACE OWNER on subcontainers
    (you may need to allow and/or ignore errors as well as to come back in via the
    right-click permissions)

    security tab->edit
    Administrator & Administrators [x] full control
    TrustedInstalled (if not present, click add and insert it) [x] full control
    click Advanced
    [x] REPLACE all child permissions
    click OK
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Ok, I will do my best after the MS updates finish.
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Right clicking on WINDOWS >Properties, there is no Security Tab, Just General & Sharing. "Next Post"
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    On Windows Properties I clicked Advanced Tab, , it says Advanced Attributes. Nothing there comes close to your description :(
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Will be AFK= Away From Keyboard today.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    picture.JPG
    @jobeard , following your directions in post 77 and 78 I get this far.
     
  9. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    Let's start from here:
    C:\ window; right click on the Windows Folder->Properties and you get this:
    upload_2018-3-24_14-4-40.
     
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Mine don't have the "TABS" yours show.I'll post a screen shot if it'll let me./
     
  11. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

  12. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    The object is for the Windows and all lower subfolders to be owned by:
    • Administrators and have full control
    Additionally all of these should also be given full control:
    • System
    • TrustedInstaller

    Everyone should have Read, List, Exec
     
  13. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Right clicking on the WINDOWS folder & clicking properties the above is what I get.
     
  14. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    Hmm; may be difference in XP vs Win/7 Pro - - sorry
     
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  15. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Thank you for your patience & help. :)
     
  16. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Finally got avast registered & all hopefully will be good, thanks to all for your patience & help @cliffordcooley , @jobeard & others :)
     
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  17. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

  18. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    ETHERNET.JPG I see this in device manager. Does that mean it can't/won't use ethernet ??
     
  19. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Well, can't install Ethernet Controller or SM Bus Controller . Others are updated.
     
  20. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    The serious issue is the Ethernet Controller - - that's the RJ45 wired connection to a router.
    Click on the [+] Network Adapters just above and see if there's a WiFi g/b/n device shown
     
  21. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Clicking on the + sign shows Network Adapters
    1394 Net Adapter
    Belkin Surf & Share Wireless Adapter
     
  22. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 12,218   +1,363

    1394 is the Fireware adapter - - NOT internet, but aka USB like

    The Belkin is a working WiFi adapter - - it should connect to anything.
     
  23. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Ok, I've never used 1394. Have been using the Belkin since I got this pc.
     
  24. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,848   +3,251

    IEEE-1394 is known as "Firewire". Its primary use was video import from cameras, due to it's transfer speed, which was faster, (at the time), than the prevailing USB 1. I believe USB2's transfer rate is higher the Firewire, and consequently it has to be considered a relatively useless, legacy, import strategy.
     
  25. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,461   +547

    Thank you, interesting. :)
     

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