Windows XP

Petri Newsletter Sign-up
Tech Tuesday

Subscribe to Tech Tuesday, the latest insights from Petri.com for IT Pros.

    See All Petri Newsletters

    Disable Balloon Messages

    by Daniel Petri

    How can I disable the annoying balloon messages in Windows XP? Windows XP tries its best to help the user figure out things. One silly methods it tries to do so is through the annoying yellow balloon pop-up messages near the tray area. To stop the annoying balloon messages follow these steps: Open Registry Editor.… Read More

    Use OEM Version to Upgrade XP

    with 5 Comments by Daniel Petri

    How can I force an OEM version of Windows XP to install as an upgrade installation? First, find your setupp.ini file in the i386 directory on your Windows XP CD. Open it up, it'll look something like this: ExtraData=707A667567736F696F697911AE7E05 Pid=55034000 The Pid value is what we're in this for. What's there now looks like a… Read More

    Register for this Petri Webinar!

    Software-Defined Backup Storage: Agnostic, Easy and Cloud-Ready

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT

    A Scale-Out Backup storage infrastructure is a must-have technology for your backups. In this webinar, join expert Rick Vanover for a look on what real-world problems are solved by the Scale-Out Backup Repository.

    Register Now

    Sponsored By