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    Re: Operating system upgrade with existing Raid 0

    I doubt if the installer of Win7 or Win8 would upset an existing Raid0. Both just got on with it when I installed them after I congiured the Raid by the normal ctrl+I during the post boot and...
  2. Re: If I upgrade to an SSD can I copy the old HDD to the new one?

    It is a God given right for any user to transfer everything from one hard disk to another hard disk as a direct replacement of the old disk. Even M$ accepts this as whenever its product has been...
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    Re: W.D. HDD in an external enclosure

    I accept JSLEnterprises got a fair point.

    I run a couple of Network attached hard drives that have a USB connection too but always thought it is just an extension of the NAS. However as the NAS...
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    Re: W.D. HDD in an external enclosure

    Absolutely "NOT".

    A Network Attached Storage (NAS) has a mini operating system of its own and is assigned a network address by the router. It can communicate with every PC using the network.
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    Re: Mount a Windows RAID 1 disk in Ubuntu 12.04?

    Two steps.

    (1) Hardware detection - The Linux has to detect the your hard disk successfully at the hardware level (same as seeing it in Device Manager in a MS Windows). You do this by clicking a...
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    Re: Network Attached Storage (NAS)

    The network attached drives work nearly identical to USB hard disks except they are plugged into ethernet port of a switch or router instead of the USB port of a PC.

    Many USB external hard disks...
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    Re: Ghosting or WHaterver IT Is Called

    This is done automatic in Linux which has its filing system in the ram but the original copy in the hard disk. Therefore you can dd the hard disk with Linux operating without any risk.

    Generally...
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    Re: Ghosting or WHaterver IT Is Called

    I use Linux dd command which is one of the oldest and simplest like


    dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb meaning data dump with the input file=device sda and output file=device sdb. The source is sda and...
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    Re: Ghosting or WHaterver IT Is Called

    Easy.

    (1) Back up everything
    (2) Delete unwanted files until the contents of the old hard disk has a total files size is just under the new hard disk size
    (3) Ghost the content to the new hard...
  10. Re: Grub will not intall AHCI SSD drive, any ideas why?

    I have put MS Systems in 2nd, 3rd and 4th disk before. They boot from whatever disk we install. This is the owner's right!

    Both Grub1 and Grub2 can be instructed to change the disk order during...
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    Re: Repartioning Existing System Drive

    I would just say yes.

    The MS systems since Vista have provided a facility to resize the partition which has been provided by some commercial software like Partition Magic but is free from any...
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    Re: Network Attached Storage (NAS)

    Think most NAS units have their own software and filing format compatible with a Windows network and do not need any set up in Linux.

    The set up software that come with NAS is more for security...
  13. Re: Grub will not intall AHCI SSD drive, any ideas why?

    Open Suse may be still on Grub1 whereas Grub2 is increasing adopted by newer distros. Grub2 was first factory shipped by Ubuntu.

    If Grub has been specified on SSD then it will only boot up if the...
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    Re: LOL Apple Pricing...

    People buying a Mac for a reason. The most common is they can't cope or bother with the technical bits of the computing technology.

    I am just surprised by the way how these are milked.
  15. Re: Moving Primary Drive w/XP to another PC & Dual Boot?

    I have Xp, Win2k, Vista and Win7 assembled in a hard disk with their boot loaders housed in a Dos partition so booting Xp on one hard disk and Vista on another disk isn't a problem but you do need a...
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    Re: Introduction to SSDs

    One can glorify a SSD any way one wants but its is exactly what it states in the product "Solid State Drive". There it is just a hard disk without moving parts.

    A SSD can come as an internal card...
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    Re: Connecting to the Internet via a Router

    This command works in most Linux if you have wired the Linux to a router

    sudo dhclient eth0
    Try eth1 and eth2 if you have several network cards.

    The report of the Internet connection can be...
  18. Re: New Hard Drive Setup Issues (Is there no hope? Should I take the hard drive back?)

    I didn't pick up the Bios was so old back in 2001.

    If the Bios were unablet address the full hard disk area should it not still be able to access the first 137Gb? Other mobo allow the users to...
  19. Re: New Hard Drive Setup Issues (Is there no hope? Should I take the hard drive back?)

    I wouldn't mess around with the Bios myself to fiddle a hard disk geometry.

    You said you want to install Ubuntu on the new disk. Why not show us what Ubuntu can tell you by opting "To try Ubuntu"...
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    Re: HELP! Windows 7 bootloader help!

    I only use 3 commands of

    bootrec /fixmbrif I need a Win7 version of the MBR in the C: drive.

    bootsect /nt52 c:if I only want NTLDR in the boot sector of C:. For bootmgr I change /nt52 to...
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    Re: Sata drive recognition

    No I did not.

    Just came across the same problem before you did.
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    Re: Sata drive recognition

    I don't know why you didn't search it yourself as the answer is published by Asus site. All I did was to Google "asus k8v-x se AND Sata". I don't think I can get a better explanation than what has...
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    Re: Ubuntu & Windows 7 Dual boot

    notdrugged,

    our point is valid. The way to get out of such trouble is to stick to one partitioning software and not listening to all of them.

    Many partitioning software, especially those from...
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    Re: Ubuntu & Windows 7 Dual boot

    Never zero fill any hard disk or partition in my life.

    Had run 145 systems on 4 hard disks. Modern MS systems need only a primary partition to house their boot loaders but Win2k, Xp, Vista and...
  25. Re: New SSD (Intel) arriving Monday, how do I set things up correctly?

    Here is a thread I wrote yesterday after spending the Saturday afternoon moving a Vista-64, Win7-64 and a Linux from a 1TB hard disk into a 128GB SSD. Don't like a re-install if I could help it.
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