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Windows – XP Service Pack 3 Installation Error

Windows – XP Service Pack 3 Installation Error

Introduction (Please Read):

This document provides an explanation for and tips to resolving an error that some people come across when installing Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Error:
XP3 Error

Steps:

1. Click on the Start menu, go to Run, and type “regedit”

2. Expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, then Software, then Microsoft, then Office, then 11.0, then Delivery

3. There should be only 1 directory under Delivery, which is your DownloadCode. Select that directory. On the right side of the screen, right-click on CDCache. Change the value to 0.

Windows XP Service Pack 3 – How to Tell if it’s Installed

Windows XP Service Pack 3 – How to Tell if it’s Installed

Introduction (Please Read) This document will help you to figure out what if you are on Service Pack 3 for Windows XP. Step 1: Find your My Computer icon, right-click on it, and then select Properties. My Computer may be on your Desktop or you can click on the Start menu first to view it. Untitled-1 (44) Step 2: You are now on the System Properties. Go to the “General” tab and you will see what Service Pack version you are on. If you are not on Service Pack 3, you can download and install it from http://www.realhoundfiles.com/download/winxpsp3.exe. Untitled-1 (45)
Windows Version – How Do I tell what windows I have

Windows Version – How Do I tell what windows I have

Introduction (Please Read) This document will help you to figure out what Windows Operating System (OS) you have on your PC. Step 1: Click on your Start button (XP, but some Vista machines can be configured to look like XP) or the Windows Logo Button (Vista) Step 2: Find the My Computer Selection and Right Click then select Properties. Untitled-1 (42) Step 3: You are now on the System Properties. Go to the “General” tab and you will see what your Operating System is Untitled-1 (43)
Windows User ID – Improper user names cause problems.

Windows User ID – Improper user names cause problems.

Introduction (Please Read) This document will help you to find your Windows User ID and help you change this ID to compatible format to work with your program. What is your Windows User ID it is the name you gave your user when you first setup your windows operating system. This is the Name that is present in start menu and when your Window login Welcome screen. **Important note: if you are on a domain (you must login to your PC each morning with a Username and Password) do not attempt to change this yourself. Please contact your local IT Services Network or Systems Administrator to make sure your User Account is in compliance with the program. ** Step 1: Click on your Start button and select the Control Panel Step 2: In your Control Panel double click on the Users Icon Step 3: This opens up the user account window. Click on your name at the bottom in the “or pick an account to change” section. Untitled-1 (40) Step 4: In the “What do you want to change about your account?” screen click on the Change my name selection. Untitled-1 (41) Step 5: This open window to allow you to change your Windows User name. Type in the new name that you want, however make sure you don’t use any of these characters in your name: `~!@#$%^&*()=+;:’”[]{}\|,.<>/? Example of GOOD name: JSMITH, JohnsHP or JohnAndJen Example of a Bad name: John & Jen’s Home or John & Jen Correct your windows user name then click on Change Name.

Windows Safe Mode – How to boot your Computer into Safe Mode

Introduction (Please Read) This document will help you boot your PC in safe mode. Windows XP Step 1 Restart your computer. Step 2 When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Step 3 Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Step 4 Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. Do whatever tasks you require and when you are done reboot to boot back into normal mode. Windows Vista Step 1 Restart your computer. Step 2 When the computer starts you will see your computer’s hardware being listed. When you see this information start to gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with the Windows Vista Advanced Boot Options. Step 3 Select the Safe Mode option using the arrow keys. Step 4 Then press the enter key on your keyboard to boot into Vista Safe Mode. Step 5 When Windows starts you will be at a typical logon screen. Logon to your computer and Vista will enter Safe mode. Step 6 Do whatever tasks you require, and when you are done, reboot to go back into normal mode.
Shortcut Icon is Missing or Corrupt

Shortcut Icon is Missing or Corrupt

Introduction (Please Read): This document will provide you with the steps needed to solve the issue of a missing or corrupt shortcut icon for REALHOUND. Steps: Step 1: Delete the corrupt icon on your desktop (if one exists). Step 2: Locate the rh.exe file on your C: drive or network. This file most commonly located at C:\rhserver\realhnd or C:\realhndip if the program is installed on your desktop computer. If you have a networked version of the program consult your system administrator or IT department. Step 3: Right-click on the rh.exe file select Send To and then Desktop (create shortcut). Desktop Shortcut Step 4: Go to your Desktop and test your new shortcut! Step 5: When logged into your REALHOUND database, go to File –> User Interface and be sure that the “Don’t Recreate Icon” checkbox is checked. User Interface