For little over 9 years I am a proud owner of Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Si 1520. Nice little 12.0” laptop with 1280×800 resolution weighting just over 1.7kg and it even has DVD burner. I got this way back when small laptops / netbooks were not that mainstream. Continue reading “Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7 on Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Si 1520”
Install XP from USB stick from DOS/HIREN BOOT CD
The easiest way is to have on your USB stick something like HIREN BOOT CD that you can boot of to DOS. You can use f.e. file explorer likeVolkov Commander from HIREN BOOT CD to copy contents of I386 folder to hard drive we want to install windows xp and then:
CD C:\I386 WINNT.exe
Add locations to Windows XP save dialogue sidebar
Start the Group Policy editor by typing gpedit.msc in the Start\Run window.
Local Computer Policy\User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Explorer\Common Open File Dialogue
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Transfer user profile to another partition in Windows XP
To do this you need at least one more user account with administrator privileges (f.e. I want to move my user profile named Username to another partition and I will use default Administrator user to do this).
First you need to reboot your machine and log in with theAdministrator account and do the following: Continue reading “Transfer user profile to another partition in Windows XP”
Disable balloon tips in Windows XP
One thing that really bothers me is a balloon tip that appears every time I reconnect to my home WiFi. Simplest solution is to disable balloon tips by using RegEdit. Open up this branch:
Add this DWORD value: “EnableBalloonTips” and set it’s value to “0” (zero).
Balloon tips will be disabled after your next logon.