Helping people with computers... one answer at a time.
Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
It is sad but true that a lot of work is required to correctly set up a new computer and this article was *just* on the preparation of getting online. Some comments:
I like to turn off windows automatic updates at first so as not to have it interfere with other initial setup tasks including those Leo will describe in his next article.
The procedure described here for changing the Administrator password works, I believe, only with XP Pro, not with XP Home. For the Home edition, boot in safe mode, logon on as user Administrator and change the password.
If your new computer is not going to be on a LAN in your house/office/apartment, then you get a bit of safety by disabling File and Printer Sharing. It is an option of the network connection profile.
If you have a broadband connection make a note of the lights on the "modem" when things are working well. That is, which ones are on, off and blinking and what color they are. Keep this information with the modem (under it or taped to it). When something goes wrong, this is your baseline to compare with.
hi i m cyber cafe`s honar i like sow other network pc`s desktop so i want free softwer for this program.. pls give free this soft wer links........
I have read all your articles on setting up a computer but none of them seem to help me, I am looking for information on how to move or set up a new computer i.e. my computer has just arrived and I need help in how to set the machine up like connecting all the wires and some safety tips on how to do it safely. thanks for all your help, Frank
thanks all of you
Each time I am on the internet, using my computer, and I type in a letter a whole list of words appear. How do stop this from happening?
It depends on where you're typing. Chances are it's internet explorer's auto-complete feature, which you can turn off in its options.
"In this case Windows doesn't really know who I am yet, so I'm required to enter a user name and password that will work on the remote computer in order to connect."
I set up my own network in my home, a wireless router. I can see each computer on the other but when I try to enter I am asked for a user and a password. I have not entered any passwords on my network(other than WEP) so I am not sure what user and password they could be asking for.
As far as I can tell, I have allowed file sharing and have the work groups set up correctly because they see each other in the workgroup folders.
my computer Screen is scrolled,jumped, shakable so these type of action taken by my system Desktop, so what is the problem,please solve my & my system problem.
waiting for results
I'm not sure I understand your problem, but taking a guess: I would reboot into safe mode, and choose a lower resolution for your display.
hello sir please full feel send of this softwer problem and about the information
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