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W2K language pack

Q: W2K language pack

Does anyone know where I can download the language pack for Windows 2000 professional. Thanks.

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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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--> Update drivers - indicates I am using the most updated driver.

C-Media website had nothing and I couldn't find anything on the Asus website.

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A:How do I save my language CDs on my hard drive and work from there?

This all depends on the software.
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A:Video Sound Language

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All HP drivers here:

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Try VLC media player

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A:Xda pocket pc language change

I didn't find any settings where you can change the language and I donno if it is possible to do that with the phones software.
you could try to reset the device. press and hold the power on button and at the same time press the reset button with the stylus (see attached pic)
if you need the data try to make a backup first. all data that have not been installed originally will be lost on reset.

you could also ask help & support at for an "english firmware" !?

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A:Will not play video files, when I install codec pack it locks up

try a different codec?
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A:Radeon 9250 installation problems with windows xp service pack 2

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That should do it.

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CD and DVD drives don't need drivers. Is that a SCSI drive?
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A:ATI 9700 Pro and Service pack 2

Some solution to your problem... Security Center.

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A:Help! Cannot Format Slave Drive with XP Service Pack 2

Welcome to tachSpot

Beaverkeggs said:

Bought an Hitach Deskstar Drive and have been using it as a master slave on Windows XP.Click to expand...

Master or Slave?

After deleting a partition, you have to make a NEW partition before you can format it.
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A:Programming Language

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Download the CD Image

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I was trying to repair a friend's computer and uninstalled service pack 2. After uninstall it went to reboot and just began an endless loop and wouldn't reboot. It won't boot to safe mode. When trying to boot off the CD, it asks for the administrator password. The owner has no clue as he has never set an admin password or ever needed one. Any ideas here? If I can boot from the cd I can try system restore as I'm sure whatever I did uninstalling SP2 obliterated the registry in some way. Is there a generic admin password? We tried "admin".
Thanks in advance.

A:Xp won't boot after uninstalling service pack 2

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You can try to boot with a blank password, i.e. NO password.
You can also try Admin, ADMIN, administrator, Administrator etc.
Note the use of capitals, passwords are case-sensitive.
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Just I thought I would let anyone know that file planet is hosting service pack 2. Here is the link

Before I install it I was wondering if anyone here has installed and had any issues. I am using Norton Internet Security will the new XP firewall conflict with it. Do I even need the new firewall since I all ready have Norton? My system is running great I don't need another MS patch to fix that for me.

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Think I'll wait at least a week or two before I download it.
Keep a close eye on forums. Problems are things I can do without!!!!!

Not that I'm suspecting any problems (ha ha!)
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We do not discuss warez software here. Sorry.

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Help I have automatic updates on and it keeps bugging me to install sp2 I am afraid it might mess things up more than they would fix. Have downloaded all other current updates for xp pro but not the BIG one. How many out there already have sp2 and do I worry too much? I finally turned off the reminder for it but it is still on my mind. Thanks.

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It would seem to me that it just depends on your individual system.

What I mean is I know lots of people who have had major problems with sp2 myself included.

I also know That a lot of people have very few problems except for the odd piece of softwear that sp2 breaks.

All in all only you can decide if you want to risk it.

The only advice I can offer is if you do decide to install sp2 do it immediately after a reformat and reinstall of sp1 without doing any other updates.
As this seems to reduce the possibility of serious problems.

Regards Howard