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Forum: Virtualization 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By JoesMorgue
Parallels is for letting you run Windows on a...

Parallels is for letting you run Windows on a Mac. I'm looking for a program that can run any VM off of a real install on a PC. [Unix in Windows, another Windows in Windows...]
Forum: Virtualization 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By JoesMorgue
Running a real install Virtually

For Mac, there is a program called Parallels that runs VM. One feature it has is if your Mac will dual boot to OS X and Windows, it will run the Windows install instead of making you set up a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By JoesMorgue
Multi-Boot & Multi-Harddrive booting

OK. My computer multi-boots to Windows 7 & 8 right now. 8 is on an SSD.

I am thinking about adding another HDD, moving 8 to the new HDD, and installing Windows 10 [Technical Preview] onto the...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
I never dealt with SRP and ghost as I don't have...

I never dealt with SRP and ghost as I don't have one on any of the systems here.
Anyway to avoid future headache I would leave their original sizes while restoring.
Just remember that SRP must be...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
I did it with Ghost. Now Win8.1 is on the SSD,...

I did it with Ghost. Now Win8.1 is on the SSD, and all is well.

Win7 won't boot. I need to get the install disk and do a repair...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
Do I need to CONCERN myself with the size of the...

Do I need to CONCERN myself with the size of the system reserved partitions? How accurate must I hold the sizes to? Are they based on how big the drive was/is when the OS was installed? [Win8 is...
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
I know. MS went back to that to make their lives...

I know. MS went back to that to make their lives easier. But it's not the case with every Windows OS. One of my HP machines was dual boot W7 and XP. W7 was on C:. It saw XP as on H:. But when I...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
I'm not referring o running out of letters but...

I'm not referring o running out of letters but hard coded references to drive letters. When you move stuff it's a nightmare. Hard links can help some but it's not as simple as Linux where it only...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
My server has SEVERAL drives, and a card-reader...

My server has SEVERAL drives, and a card-reader that gives each slot it's own letter, I think I'm only A through P. 5.25, 3.5 floppies, 4 card slots, 9 physical drives, and a DVD-RW. Even with all...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
I intend to keep the drives LOOKING the same...

I intend to keep the drives LOOKING the same after, my goal is to only change which one sits on the SSD. When it's done, it should not really see a difference.
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By JoesMorgue
Win7 & Win 8 HDs. SWAP OS's across drives

I have Win7 on a 120 Gig SSD.
I have Win8 on a 150 Gig HDD.

I want to swap the OS's, putting 8 on the SSD, and 7 on the HDD.

So far, I've made Ghost images of both drives, and the system...
Forum: Chillout Room 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By JoesMorgue
That would require an optical drive. I don't...

That would require an optical drive. I don't have one on it, but I do have a thumb drive that will boot the computer...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By JoesMorgue
To the best of my knowledge, my cooling is good. ...

To the best of my knowledge, my cooling is good. My fan kinda screens when the heatsink needs to be cleaned.

Before, when I had issues, I recorded heat temperatures, and it seemed good. I NEVER...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
I have yet to try 3rd party screensavers...

I have yet to try 3rd party screensavers...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
Drivers are fully updated. Going to check...

Drivers are fully updated.

Going to check the AMD & Asus for drivers.

Screensavers had two purposes. They were to save the screen, as the name implies. They also entertained. Quite often I...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By JoesMorgue
I lost the boot capability on my XP machine.

I installed a UNIX variant [can't remember which] on my XP machine using a bootable thumbdrive, and installed a boot manager.

I resized the XP before installing UNIX/BM. When I decided to not go...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By JoesMorgue
I LOVED my Apple ][e! My parents spent about...

I LOVED my Apple ][e! My parents spent about $2,400 on it. They spent $600 on a 1200 baud modem! I couldn't find many places where I could connect at speeds above 600 baud, and even those were...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 750
Views: 36,299
Posted By JoesMorgue
Depends on how you define "Breakfast." I woke...

Depends on how you define "Breakfast." I woke up, my daughter got me a Coke so she could take a sip for her morning medicine. I finished that pop while doing a bit of running this morning. Came...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
That is actually a very good question! I'm...

That is actually a very good question! I'm pretty sure the power light is still on.

Is there other signs to look for? Moving the mouse seems to just light up the screen, it doesn't seem to boot...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By JoesMorgue
Computer perf. choppy MOST of the time.

My computer is acting sad! It used to be much better...

I've checked my drivers, I've done reboots and seen it happen almost from the beginning.

Flash games are choppy.
Yahoo messenger can't...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
I have not set the screensaver to blank [I likes...

I have not set the screensaver to blank [I likes screensavers, especially the second purpose of to entertain] but I did turn off the wake for scheduled events.

It does the screensaver, shuts down...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
As far as I'm aware, I've done all that stuff....

As far as I'm aware, I've done all that stuff. I've changed all the updates and stuff like that to happen during the day, so at night the computer just sleeps. It has no reason to wake up during the...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
As far as I'm aware, I've done all that stuff. ...

As far as I'm aware, I've done all that stuff. I've changed all the updates and stuff like that to happen during the day, so at night the computer just sleeps. It has no reason to wake up during...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
Tried that...Failed...

Tried that...Failed...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By JoesMorgue
Computer won't sleep at night.

OK, I'm seeing strange behaviors on my machine...

My sleep settings are set for 5 minutes for screensaver, 10 minutes to turn the screen off, and after 15 minutes the machine goes to sleep.
...
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