• Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Making Windows yours

    How do you get all the kinks out of your os and make it completely yours. Where you know what comes in and goes out. Where it works the same,because there are not hidden applications making changes behind the scenes. Where you use your resources efficiently (like we should in the Consumer world.....

    Aeon5 pointsBadges:
  • Lost info on external drive

    I was using a sandisk 80G external drive. I was working on a word document saved on it. I saved many times while working on the document. When I tried to close it, I was prompted as asked if I wished to save the document before closing. I clicked on yes and the prompt went away but the document...

    Sandy40reading5 pointsBadges:
  • I want to retrive my files , I can not get past safe mode.

    I have a windows xp, home edition, serv.pack 2 os that has been shutting down about every six mos. Ive been backing up on an external harddrive but, I have not for the last 3 mos. the comp. is down again and I can only get into save mode. I can not get my pictures the are save in my documents. what...

    Mtiller15 pointsBadges:
  • HUGE hard disks problem, PLEASE! help.

    HUGE hard disks problem, PLEASE! help. (Apologies for the lengthy message. My technical expertise is nil and I don't know what information is needed, so I prefer to include every possible detail. Neither is my English very good, but I hope to be able to explain the situation clearly) My computer is...

    Spj35 pointsBadges:
  • how to boot windows 7 from external drive

    what is the easiest way to boot windows 7 from external drive

    Pfahl22120 pointsBadges:
  • how can i install xp service pack 2 on external hard drive

    how can i install xp service pack 2 on external hard drive

    Tinterry15 pointsBadges:
  • External USB hard drive keeps using the same drive letter as a mapped natwork share

    I have an XP Professional computer that I use to backup the contents of a network share (just for redundancy's sake). The problem I keep having is that when I connect the hard drive, it keeps assuming the drive letter of a network share that already is being used. This is a problem as I want to run...

    Ericfoulds5 pointsBadges:
  • External Disk (USB) not detected on some machines including the server

    Hi all, i have an external backup disk that connects to the server using USB. recently it just coulnt be detected. i tried it on one of the mcachines on the network again it failed. i tried it on the laptop and it was detected and accessible. there is one other desktop that i tried and it worked....

    GK30 pointsBadges:
  • Dual boot Windows 7 and Unbuntu

    Does anyone have instructions on how to dual boot Windows 7 and Unbuntu

    ITKE344,705 pointsBadges:
  • Dual Boot System Composed of Various Windows Operating Systems

    Due to various software I have and would rather not lose the ability to use them, is it possible to have a multi-boot system composed of the various Windows environments: 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, 2003? If necessary, I can dedicate different hard drives to these areas. I would also like to install...

    Cmbean0 pointsBadges:
  • Can I set up a shadow copy of an entire drive?

    Using shadow copy can I set up a shadow copy of an entire drive and not just a shared folder? Can I also do this on workstations like Windows 7? Or am I limited to only server os’es. If so are there hacks or workarounds?

    ITKE344,705 pointsBadges:
  • Boot problems with missing DLL file

    Desktop computer Dell gx260 ,xp pro,160gb 1gb ramm, got black screen with cursor top left, unable to start in safe mode or safe mode with command prompt etc.l have taken out hard drive to scan to in external case (drive reads fine)have done scan disk,backed up files to laptop,put hard drive back in...

    Felicityf20 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook 2003 Send to – Mail Recipient not working

    I am stumped. I have a customer using Outlook 2003 (with latest updates) on a Windows XP (w/SP3) Pro machine. When they right-click a file and select "send to - mail recipient", everything functions normally. A message window pops up with the file they right-clicked attached and a brief message...

    Dwiebesick2,235 pointsBadges:
  • Sponsor Post: Live Expert Chat 6/1: Drive Your Business Forward with SharePoint 2010

    Join us for the next Microsoft Live Chat on Tuesday, June 1 at 11 am ET. SharePoint 2010 allows your company to quickly respond to changing business needs. Your people can share ideas and expertise, create custom solutions for specific needs and find the right business information to drive your...

    EmNichs3,250 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server Cluster 2003 or 2008

    Symptom for the below Question: In 2-node windows server 2003 or 2008 Cluster: Assume Node1 is failed and few resources ( Like SQL and Disk ) not moved from Node1 to Node2. What are the symtomes for this. Can you anyone plese guide me. Thanks in advance.

    Aravinda60 pointsBadges:
  • Allow 1 user to access 1 server using PPTP and RDP

    I have been tasked with the following this morning. 1 user from an external company needs access to a virtual server to do some SQL work. he is going to be dialing in from somewhere else using PPTP. I was asked to make sure he can only access the virtual server after he creates the VPN connection....

    shanekearney810 pointsBadges:
  • Malware turned system restore off through group policy

    system restore turned off thru grouppolicy...  help  spy ware bug  and cant remove    antimalware doctor

    GMan15 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Windows XP from bootable CD

    How can I install a clean copy of Windows XP from a bootable CD? The laptop has SATA hard disk and cannot continue with installation. The laptop has no floppy drive.

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • How to recover the deleted database using transaction log file?

    Hello all u witty people! I am working for a pvt. corporate company. We are using Windows 2003Server as our OS and SQL Server. Earlier this morning, i was taking the back up and as my hard disk ran out of space, so it showed me an error message stating that there was not much space. but by then, my...

    Kalyan20088745 pointsBadges:

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