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Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 6,344
Posted By rpmstl
I have 32 and 64 dual booted right now. Haven't...

I have 32 and 64 dual booted right now. Haven't booted up the 32 since I installed 64 - 6 months ago.

If you feel like formatting and reinstalling - go for it.

64 is worth it for the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Dec 2009
Replies: 44
Views: 9,840
Posted By rpmstl
[QUOTE=Windows7inMiami;448048] It should not...

[QUOTE=Windows7inMiami;448048]
It should not be this hard nor complicated on brand new software for the average user, it just shouldn't and you know it. Apple has none of these issues, NONE, they...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,705
Posted By rpmstl
etree.org | Exact Audio Copy...

etree.org | Exact Audio Copy (http://etree.org/eac.html)

Been using this one for many years.
Just checked. Clean and works great in 7.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 25,489
Posted By rpmstl
Don't give up. It tooks me weeks of trying and...

Don't give up. It tooks me weeks of trying and studying to get Win 7 on my notebook but I did it and it runs great. My next upgrade will be a Intel Solid State Drive when the prices come down so I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 25,489
Posted By rpmstl
Set Raid setting in Bios to JBOD (just a bunch of...

Set Raid setting in Bios to JBOD (just a bunch of discs)
Use the Dariks as I haved outlined above. Very simple and it worked for me. Just because Disc Wipe is similar doesn't mean it is the same. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 25,489
Posted By rpmstl
If you decide to try Darik's, here you go. ...

If you decide to try Darik's, here you go.

Download

Download Darik's Boot and Nuke from SourceForge.net...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 25,489
Posted By rpmstl
I am using the same laptop with Win 7. Same issue...

I am using the same laptop with Win 7. Same issue you have until I used Darik's DOD Short.

I assume you used Darik's Boot and Nuke as mentioned above?

Did you try removing drive #2, Nuking...
Forum: Virtualization 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,281
Posted By rpmstl
Well, aside from the fact that it isn't exactly...

Well, aside from the fact that it isn't exactly easy to do and completely violates the Apple EULA??????[/QUOTE]

So I guess thats a Pro!!

I love a good challenge and I violate Apple's EULA...
Forum: Virtualization 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,281
Posted By rpmstl
Mac OSX in VM

Been thinking about setting up a Mac OS in VM just for kicks.

Can't really come up with a good reason other than something to work on when the kids go to bed.

Any Pros or Cons to running Mac on...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Dec 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By rpmstl
I had similar problems with a Toshiba notebook. ...

I had similar problems with a Toshiba notebook.

Download, burn CD and run Dariks Nuke and Boot.

This will completely wipe the hard drive so no remnants of the old OS are present.

Of course,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,579
Posted By rpmstl
Plugged in is fine but you should turn the power...

Plugged in is fine but you should turn the power off when not in use.

Externals tend to get too hot and have inadequate cooling methods. If you are constantly accessing the drive, mount it in...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,669
Posted By rpmstl
I always assumed everyone used Firefox. All...

I always assumed everyone used Firefox.

All the addons and 3rd party apps make it a fine choice.

Load up FF and then install freeware called Mozilla Preloader.

FF will open instantly.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,630
Posted By rpmstl
What massive problems with 64?

What massive problems with 64?
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By rpmstl
No - a clean install is required.

No - a clean install is required.
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 8,531
Posted By rpmstl
For what its worth, I have never had much luck...

For what its worth, I have never had much luck with sleep over the years.
I turn off my monitor when done computing and leave it at that.
Forum: Virtualization 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,806
Posted By rpmstl
Virtual Network Printer

I use an old large format network printer that requires a XP driver to run properly.

I have set up the networked printer in XP mode and all is well. I have to start the VM and then do my print...
Forum: Virtualization 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 24,897
Posted By rpmstl
XP Mode Starts a Virtual Machine which...

XP Mode

Starts a Virtual Machine which launches a second OS called Virtual XP - a desktop within a desktop as you stated.. While in the VM (virtual machine) you are basically on another computer....
Forum: Virtualization 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 24,897
Posted By rpmstl
I use Netgears Prosafe VPN via XP Mode 64bit. ...

I use Netgears Prosafe VPN via XP Mode 64bit.

This is a Cisco derivitive.

You can set up a shortcut for the VPN and XP remote desktop so you don't have to start the virtual machine, just...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,908
Posted By rpmstl
Exactly 1 activation per license

Exactly 1 activation per license
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Oct 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,266
Posted By rpmstl
I run 1 clean install of 32bit 7, 1 clean install...

I run 1 clean install of 32bit 7, 1 clean install of 64bit 7 and 1 upgrade of 64bit 7 from Vista 64 on (3) machines.

I can't tell the difference between any of them as far a normal usage goes.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,629
Posted By rpmstl
As stated above, if you don't mind spending an...

As stated above, if you don't mind spending an hour assembling a computer, for $1,500 you can build a top shelf computer.

As far as Dell goes, I have 6 of them with zero issues. The business...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 15,124
Posted By rpmstl
Thanks for the help! Creating the .bat file...

Thanks for the help!

Creating the .bat file in XPMode works perfect.

Now I can connect via VPN and use the XP remote desktop connection from the Win 7 Start Menu.

Thanks again.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By rpmstl
30 days to activate As long as it is on the...

30 days to activate

As long as it is on the same motherboard - as many as you like.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 15,980
Posted By rpmstl
No - one key one OS install. It's one or the...

No - one key one OS install. It's one or the other - not both.

When you load the key the second time it will say it has already been used.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,677
Posted By rpmstl
OEM = builders disc as stated above. To get a...

OEM = builders disc as stated above. To get a new code if needed, you call Microsoft, tell them you changed the motherboard and they give you another code. There (supposedly) used to be a kill...
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