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Apr
17
comment How to test for harddisk damage preventing it from booting?
What kind of recovery disks are you using? Does it boot with BIOS/MBR or UEFI? BTW, if the hard disk have nothing important left, I would try to re-initializing the partition table.
Apr
16
comment Wifi working while iwconfig shows no wireless - iwconfig
... and when your host OS doesn't have the driver for your USB WiFi adapter.
Apr
14
comment How can I boot from an ISO image stored on a partition that has Windows installed?
@PeanutsMonkey I've add another way to my answer.
Apr
14
revised How can I boot from an ISO image stored on a partition that has Windows installed?
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Apr
14
revised How can I boot from an ISO image stored on a partition that has Windows installed?
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Apr
14
answered How can I boot from an ISO image stored on a partition that has Windows installed?
Apr
14
accepted USB 3.0 hard disk not detected on a particular host controller?
Apr
13
comment Windows 7 calculator and numeric keypad not functioning properly
Can you describe the behaviour when you actually type the keys? Like this
Apr
13
comment Cannot get sound through my USB headset
How could you ever put a USB "thing" into a hard drive? Do you mean the USB connector on your computer?
Apr
13
answered Windows 7 taskbar looks weird
Mar
26
revised Is it fine to encrypt if there are cross-drive NTFS junctions?
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Mar
26
comment Is it fine to encrypt if there are cross-drive NTFS junctions?
@gm2 No. If I have to encrypt the system partition, I would rather just encrypt the whole disk.
Mar
25
comment Where do third-party icons appear in Windows 7 Control Panel
For example, Java is under "Programs", NVIDIA Control Panel is under "Hardware and Sound"...
Mar
25
comment What's the fastest interface connection between a laptop and desktop pc, for data transfer?
Anyway, if you copy data from/to a magnetic hard disk, it will probably be the bottleneck.
Mar
25
comment What's the fastest interface connection between a laptop and desktop pc, for data transfer?
If your computers are recent, they should come with Gigabit Ethernet capable of doing 1Gbps. I believe you can simply connect a normal LAN cable to both of them and manually set the IP and use whatever programs to transfer.
Mar
25
comment Windows 7 x64 4GB ram use only 3.1 GB like x86
Where do you get the information that the OS only uses 3.1GB ram? (Perhaps provide a screenshot so we can prove you wrong)
Mar
25
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Mar
25
comment Can we run linux in something faster than RAM?
@Hennes is it that Linux only cares about (mapped) memory addresses?
Mar
25
asked Is it fine to encrypt if there are cross-drive NTFS junctions?
Mar
20
revised Standard position of xbutton1 and xbutton2?
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