Tag: xp

Microsoft Windows XP cannot access Vista share

The situation is common. In the past, shared access between computers rather they be Linux, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows NT, or Windows XP is a relatively painless and simple process. However, recently, I have encountered increadible difficulty accessing a share from a Windows XP Professional to a Windows Vista share. At first, I thought it to because…

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Windows XP SESSION3_INITIALIZATION_FAILED stop error with 0x0000006F fix

A Microsoft Windows XP workstation was presented with the STOP: (parameter, parameter, parameter, parameter) SESSION3_INITIALIZATION_FAILED blue screen message on boot. Microsoft does address this STOP message, however, for earlier versions of Windows. Microsoft suggests that the problem might be with a device driver. With that in mind, and knowing that no additional hardware had been added in recent memory, the…

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Cannot share printer between Vista and XP within a network

I recently encountered a network environment where the user had two Windows XP Professional workstations on a network. Each sharing a printer with one another without issue. One of the workstations was replaced with a Windows Vista edition with SP1. The printer setup was easy on the new workstation, however, the other workstation (Windows XP) could not print to the…

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INNO automate wallpapers, fonts, and themes installer for Windows XP

After a rebuild of a Windows XP workstation, there are several items that I like to add to my installation. These items include several official Microsoft themes, a handful of wallpapers, and a few fonts. To perform this task manually has become mundane, so I created an installer that would install these features automatically. This greatly reduces my setup time…

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