Windows XP – File and Printer Sharing – Access Denied

If all standard file and printer sharing troubleshooting does not resolve the issue, the problem may be with user rights assignments (permissions) on one or more computers.  Computer services and repairs in Rockville, Gaithersburg and surrounding areas. Windows XP...

Windows XP – Show Desktop Icon – Recreate

To re-create the Show desktop icon, follow these steps: Click Start, click Run, type notepadin the Openbox, and then click OK. Carefully copy and then paste the following text into the Notepad window: [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar]...

Windows XP – Desktop Search – Remove

To remove Windows Search version 4 from XP, try the following steps: Start by running up Add & Remove Programs from the control panel and look for Windows Desktop Search in the list. Unlike with version 3, Windows Search v4 should be there. If not, open a cmd...

Windows XP – File Associations – Restore Default

Download the fileassoc.txt file here (you may want to right click and select Save As). Look up the file extension that you wish to correct.  The entries are in the format of: assoc.txt=txtfile Use your mouse to copy the line for the association you wish to restore. ...