Category Archives: Windows XP

link folder to a new drive

We often have problems with customers running out of space on a hard drive. There is a simple solution which works from Windows XP upwards. Take a look at junctions – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/bb896768.aspx First download junctions.exe and add it to your system folder so that it can be run from any folder. If there is an application using the… Read More »

Date and time wrong after reboot

So the bios battery is dead. On a Windows XP machine in a workgroup enviroment the Windows time service simply does not work as it reports – “The computer did not resync because the required time change was too big.” You can change it manually but every time the computer reboots it is going to set itself back… Read More »