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comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
That would make setup a bit easier. Have a inexpensive small computer attached to a NAS, maybe even boot from the NAS (pretty sure the QNAP device supports that) then have a Windows 7 or Linux setup with any custom stuff you want. This is something I've been researching for a while to figure out what is the best option. I ended up getting a OWC 4 bay external storage setup and just hooked it up to a existing computer. It is very fast and wasn't took expensive. Its not a NAS but that may not be a problem depending on how you set everything up.
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answered Fileserver, home backup solutions
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comment Fileserver, home backup solutions
Are you looking for a hardware box like a nice NAS option? Or building your own setup? Or something just to replace the home server OS? There are some really nice NAS solutions out there that would meet some of your "requirements" such as a QNAP device or Synology, or setting up your own thing using unRAID. What is your price range?
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comment I am unable to access my C drive. It says it is unable to display current owner
Ditto on safe mode. I've been able to take control of folders that way before that I couldn't in normal mode. For your reference just press F8 while windows is booting to get a option for safe mode.
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comment I am unable to access my C drive. It says it is unable to display current owner
Found a setting in group policy that can restrict access to the C drive, but it is user specific. User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Explorer\Prevent access to drives from My Computer
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comment I am unable to access my C drive. It says it is unable to display current owner
Can you access other folders like program files? Can you run programs just fine?
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answered I am unable to access my C drive. It says it is unable to display current owner
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answered Video Card does not meet minimum requirements for domain user only
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comment Is my hard drive data transfer rate slow? If so, what can I do?
7200RPM will be faster but you really won't see more than maybe 80-90MB/s and that is on large files. If you are copying a lot of small files it will be a lot slower, similar to the range you experienced. The other thing to check is for bad sectors/SMART errors. I had a drive copy really slow and it ended up going bad a few hours later. But it was going at like 5MB/s so I doubt that you have a bad drive.
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answered Is there any tool that automatically puts screenshots to my Dropbox?
Nov
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comment Bad motherboard?
Well, Newegg shipped me a new one and I'll get it tomorrow. So hopefully it'll work fine this time. :)
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comment Can I purchase 'Upgrade' version of Windows 7 Professional if I have Windows XP Home edition?
Understandable... :)
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comment Bad motherboard?
Well I tried some of the suggestions you guys had and it still doesn't work. So I RMAed it back to Newegg. If I'm lucky I'll get a new one back by mid-late next week. That is assuming they don't discover that I forgot to pack a little cable and faceplate :( Anyway, thanks for the suggestions!
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comment Can I purchase 'Upgrade' version of Windows 7 Professional if I have Windows XP Home edition?
Yeah, I was going to say that. But he did mention at the end of his question that he realized he would need to do a full install. But still a good point to make for completeness sake.
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answered XP Pro will not allow Hamachi or skype connections but internet and other apps ok
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answered Can I purchase 'Upgrade' version of Windows 7 Professional if I have Windows XP Home edition?
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