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Carl Johnson

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I can answer most questions concerning Windows XP. I am very interested in helping others to keep their older computers running since they can perform well if properly maintained. I am not a software or systems expert but usually can help with program applications problems also.

Experience in the area

I am an experienced computer user and an IBM retiree who specialized in computer hardware design and manufacture.

Education/Credentials

Bachelor and Masters degrees in electrical engineering.


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2016-09-09 BOOT MANAGER ISSUES:

Kenny, It appears that the hard drive on your Windows XP computer has failed.  Your options are to repair this problem computer or replace it with a new one.  1) Repair: If you cannot re-install Windows

2016-09-08 BOOT MANAGER ISSUES:

Kenny, the attached boot manager sequence does not show a bootable hard drive that is recognized by the computer. Looks like the C: hard drive (HDD) with boot sector has failed. If you have another computer

2016-06-02 drag and drop:

Try this first: Press and Release the "ESC" key on your keyboard and your mouse will again drag n drop the items    Or try this: enable drag and drop function           Right click Start           Click

2015-10-22 updated Adobe Flash Player:

Finding the download folder using Internet Explorer:  1) Open Internet Explorer  2) Press "Alt-X" to open Internet Explorer's Tools menu.  3) Click "View Downloads" to open the Downloads window.    Before

2015-07-22 Files copying:

Question: Which of these is causing the problem?  1) File path too long or 2) File name too long or 3) File too large  If the file path is too long - move the file to upper level of Windows Explorer.

 

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