Since they have the same name, be careful. You may also... Likewise, also remember that shortucts are also files. Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Windows XP Listed TWICE in the startup menu. his comment is here
I went to HP help and engaged in a chat with a tech guy and he attempted to walk me through a bunch of steps, but nothing worked. Small potatoes to me, but that is an illegal XP install CD. Right click drive A and select format. I delete what appears to be the second icon but it comes right back on log out/log in.
Here is why there is an all users desktop. Jan 8, 2005 #2 soniclnd TS Rookie Topic Starter ok, i found the file, and it opened in notepad but i have no idea where each starts(or ends...) here is everything Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and
If there are any other Windows Users that have the duplicates, you need to go back to step 2 before you move on. It didn't even ask me to put in my CD Key.Being that he downloaded XP from somewhere and slipstreamed this OS, and being that you install your friends OS on your click on settings in that box. More advanced chapters explore control panels and built-in applications; walk through configurations like how to set up a PC for Internet use; and address the standard Windows rituals of troubleshooting, installation,
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Go into XP, My Computer, C drive. The person who responded suggested that I re-install vista and then Windows 7, but 32 instead of the 64. by Wolfie2k5 / April 16, 2010 12:17 PM PDT In reply to: All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t stop doing this! Please try again now or at a later time.
When some programs install, they will install icons on both desktops. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. click OK.Back on C drive, you should see three files ntldr, ntdetect.com and boot.iniInsert a floppy. Restart.Just in case you have deleted the wrong line and you can't boot into Windows from the hard disk, use the floppy to boot up the computer, you will get the
Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: All desktop shortcuts appear twice and it won?t stop doing this! this content Problem solved. Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home, 3rd Edition has been updated to include Service Pack 2 features and coverage of Windows XP Media Center. I have a HP Pavilion a6000n, AMD Athlon dual core 64x2.
When I use Windows Explorer to look in users/"my name"/Desktop there are no icons for Control Panel when viewing the files list. Another big one is "Who has blocked me" which also ask you for your username and password.Hope this helps. C:\users\%username%\desktopHope that sorts out your problem.All the best. http://fhsla.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-home-edition-setup-failed-to-install.html Pennsylvania, US Posts: 51,044 OS: Windows 7, XP-Pro, Vista, Linux My System Amazingly enough, a few things with computers are easy. __________________ If TSF has helped you, Tell us about it!
Using the site is easy and fun. It sounds like to me that when you installed certain applications, that it installed the shortcut on your desktop and the desktop for "All Users". Then when I tried to boot, there are 2 Windows XPs to choose from- The new one and the original one that wouldn't boot.
Windows 7 forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows 7 is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. Just right click on the empty folders and the select delete. If the first one on the list is the one that works, select the first one on the list (if not already selected). If you do not have one of these ports, feel free to use the kit that you mentioned.
The files go into the folder. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Mar 20, 2012 Dual Booting XP and 98 after XP installed on 2 HDs Apr 5, 2002 Windows XP Installed twice!! check over here click OK.Go back to Startup and Recovery, click the Edit button.
As I stated, you have two Desktops working as one desktop. Windows XP Home edition Appears twice This is a discussion on Windows XP Home edition Appears twice within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. gadgets, sticky notes etc.The start menu has changed. or Donate to help keep the site up!
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Since you're now a "limited" user, you won't be able to delete any icons that are available to "all users" (you'll get an error message when you try), so try to However, when my pc boots up it still appears to be seeing the windows xp home edition operating system.
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