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You're looking for a logarithm, a base-two logarithm specifically. First, you'll need to figure out how many bytes you have. If your number is in kilobytes, multiply by 210. For megabytes, 220, for gigabytes 230, et cetera. For example, 512 MB is equal to 512 • 220 = 536870912 bytes. Put that number into a scientific calculator. I like Wolfram Alpha, ...


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If the second drive will strictly be used for backup and not as a live system, the best course of action is to use a cloning live CD to make an exact copy of the installation. This will ensure that you copy every sector and partition of your original installation. There are a number of open source live CD distributions that can accomplish this, and their ...


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rsysc will transfer your files, but won't do the same with your bootloader, your partitions, volumes (if any). Make sure, that you take care of that too.


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The names bootx64.efi and bootia32.efi refer to the EFI fallback boot loader program. This program can be anything -- GRUB, the Windows boot loader, an EFI shell, malware, etc. Thus, you should not search for a program by that name; rather, you should search for a program by its actual name (GRUB in your question) and rename it to EFI\BOOT\bootx64.efi or EFI\...


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It is surprising that no commercial offering targets this problem directly. Here are some things to investigate. Use a kvm (keyboard/video/mouse) switch that has an extra usb port for, eg, cdrom. This arbitrary example TK-222DVK claims to have 2 bonus USB share ports for storage devices or printers. My understanding is that you can therefore switch a ...


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No, you cant. However, most newer motherboards show you the boot partition in the BIOS, like "Windows Loader on HDD1" or similar. That way you have a clue if there might be a operating installed or not.


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I encountered the same problem. When I ran the VB in admin mode it was solved.


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A. Use a firewall (external to windows) to control traffic. This is what a firewall is for, you can have a better firewall than the one in Windows (iptables/firewalld or pf) for almost nothing. This solution can protect/manage traffic on the boundary of your entire network (including your mobile phone perhaps?), or you could split it into a few zones with ...


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The OS allocates as many pages as necessary to map the the sections defined in the executable file. If another copy of the process already exist then the OS will reuse read-only pages at least and if the OS supports copy-on-write then it will reuse already mapped unaltered read-write pages for a new process. For stack segment it will reserve the virtual ...


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Usually, you only have to plug in your keyboard. OSX will then recognized it and ask you to type on some keys so as to recognize the layout. This will not always work. I personally have a traditional PC keyboard on my mac. I use the layout switcher in menu bar to quickly change between my built-in mac keyboard and the PC one. You can find the various ...


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The time switch between booting "bare-metal" installs of different os's has nothing to do with partitioning. Partitioning has more to do with disk storage formats, security and organization. It can speed things up in the sense that your data is not scattered across an entire disk when you only really need a portion of the disk at a time. An alternative ...


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Virtualization is the only way to do what you want. You may take a look for XEN, perhaps para-virtualization is the way you want to go.



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