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Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Remember to uninstall SP1 (provided you have it...

Remember to uninstall SP1 (provided you have it installed) before you proceed. I had problem with that, as you may have noted in my thread...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Welcome Sharanya! What exactly do you mean...

Welcome Sharanya!

What exactly do you mean by "assist option will not take backup"

I have upgraded from Home Basic to Premium, and may be able to help you if you provide more details.

As for...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,285
Posted By dhruv17singhal
To profdlp and M1GU31: Thanks for you replies! I...

To profdlp and M1GU31: Thanks for you replies! I take it that you mean it won't harm to just go ahead with my purchase, before the classes begin, since there would not be as much of a difference as...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,285
Posted By dhruv17singhal
When to buy a laptop for College in 2012-13?

Well, I'll be going to college this fall, intending to major in Computer Science, and I'm finding it quite hard to settle on the perfect time to buy a laptop for myself. The Ivy Bridge has just been...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By dhruv17singhal
I agree with that. The hard disk was of capacity...

I agree with that. The hard disk was of capacity 1 TB; I think the deterioration in performance would have been far less, if I had used a 320 GB or 160 GB disk.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Benchmark Results

I did some benchmarking today and I'm posting my results.

Setup: I created two 100 GB partitions, at the beginning and at the end, respectively, of an empty hard disk.

Software: Crystal Disk...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Effect of Partition Placement on Performance

Hi,

I have four hard disks and three operating systems (Windows 7, Ubuntu and Fedora) and I want advice on partitioning the disks. In my opinion, I have two options:

1. Install all the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,070
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Microsoft instructs us to uninstall SP1 and then...

Microsoft instructs us to uninstall SP1 and then try again. But, do you think it is necessary?
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,070
Posted By dhruv17singhal
I agree with you.

I agree with you.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,070
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Thanks for your quick reply, seavixen32. I...

Thanks for your quick reply, seavixen32.

I had updated my system to Service Pack 1 before the Anytime upgrade. Was your system running SP1?
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,070
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Basic to Home Premium Upgrade: First failed, then succeeded.

Hi,

I have a Lenovo S10-3t, which came with Windows 7 Home Basic installed. I bought an anytime upgrade to Home Premium. I started the upgrade, but it said that I must first activate System...
Forum: Virtualization 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Again, Kari, you're quite right. Of course, any...

Again, Kari, you're quite right. Of course, any sane person won't hastily kill the old VM before making sure that the new setup works fine. But, often the old VM is in such a horrible state, that it...
Forum: Virtualization 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
In that case, one must destroy the old VM after...

In that case, one must destroy the old VM after cloning it. (Well, that's not bad, especially if we are using the virtual system merely for testing, and is not emotionally attachment to the old VM !)
Forum: Virtualization 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Great spirit Kari ! Being IT professionals, we...

Great spirit Kari ! Being IT professionals, we must respect the laws we make, for our own livelihood depends on others following our example.

Changing the hardware UUID is a part of cloning the...
Forum: Virtualization 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Kari, did you change the hardware UUID, using...

Kari, did you change the hardware UUID, using VBoxManage? See Machine ID.
(http://forum.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&p=162280)
Forum: Virtualization 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
@Karl So, I think, I can just make backups...

@Karl

So, I think, I can just make backups of the VDI files (maybe using VBoxManage clonehd command) and whenever I reset the VirtualBox system, I can use sysprep and later reactivate. But, if I...
Forum: Virtualization 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
@Karli Other than sysprep, is there any way...

@Karli

Other than sysprep, is there any way to get VirtualBox use exactly the same virtual machine on each host? I don't know whether the export/import appliance feature in VirtualBox produces the...
Forum: Virtualization 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 9,077
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Hardware "hash" within virtualbox

Hi,

I have a retail copy of Windows & Home Premium installed on an old Compaq laptop (that originally came with Windows XP OEM, which I, fortunately, chose not to upgrade). The laptop is now so...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 10,643
Posted By dhruv17singhal
I conclude that it would be best for me to keep...

I conclude that it would be best for me to keep the settings for "Best Performance."

Thanks JohnPC and rap33042 for the information you provided.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 10,643
Posted By dhruv17singhal
What does "Turn off Hard Disk after ... " actually do?

Hi,

This may seem to be a dumb question, but what does "Turn off Hard Disk after ... " in the advanced section of the powers setting actually do?

For example, if I have several background...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,869
Posted By dhruv17singhal
I use PerfectDisk from Raxco PerfectDisk | Best...

I use PerfectDisk from Raxco PerfectDisk | Best Disk Defrag Software (http://www.raxco.com/) I defragments the drive when the computer is idle, a feature Raxco calls "Stealth-Patrol". You may have a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 4,067
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Activation/Installation ID for reinstallation on a different hard disk

Hi,

I have Windows 7 installed on a RAID 10 system, which I consider a bit risky (even though it is RAID 10, the motherboard isn't reliable; for example, if I disconnect a drive, and reconnect it,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,950
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Dear mckillwashere, I read Clint Boessen's...

Dear mckillwashere,

I read Clint Boessen's Blog: What is WinRM? (http://clintboessen.blogspot.com/2010/01/what-is-winrm.html) and found that it works for Windows XP and Windows 7. Sorry, for...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,950
Posted By dhruv17singhal
Is there some Freeware/Open Source alternative to...

Is there some Freeware/Open Source alternative to DameWare? I only have to use it for home.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,950
Posted By dhruv17singhal
From Download details: Remote Server...

From Download details: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d&displaylang=en)

It says...
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