• Writing to block device is *slower* than writing to the filesystem?

    Hi all, We have a new machine with 3ware 9650SE controllers and I am testing hardware RAID and linux software MD raid performances. For now I am on hardware RAID. I have setup a raid-0 with 14 drives. If I create an xfs filesystem on it (whole device, no partitioning, aligned stripes during mkfs,...

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  • Can I magrate my existing XP 32bit installation to new XP 64bit

    Hello I am wondering if there are any members who have performed a successful migration of an XP 32bit installation onto new 64bit hardware. In the past when upgrading hardware I have used a disk imaging utility to image my XP installation onto my new hardware and drive, then perform a repair...

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  • Running 64-bit editions of Windows 7

    While most IT organizations have avoided Vista and the debate about going 64-bit altogether, going to Windows 7 raises the debate again. Are you planning to stay with 32-bit versions of Windows 7 even if your hardware can run 64-bit?

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  • Upgrade to Oracle/Intel: Go Linux vs Windows

    We are planning upgrade our main database cluster (rs6000/aix) to Oracle on Intel, research done give a lot of papers from dell, hp, intel that about roi of moving out of risc/unix but there is no clear evidence about performance issues between LINUX and Windows Server as the selected OS. Do you...

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  • 2008 R2 server, Moving a staged DFSR replication server from main to remote site

    DFSR questions I have 2 2008 R2 Enterprise servers replicating server1 and server2 Initial replication staging was done from server1 to server2 of about 1 TB of data Replication health reports are all OK for 1 to 2 weeks. I'm planning on moving server 2 to a remote site. Replicating 2008 R2 servers...

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  • BSOD Stop: 0x000000F4 (0×00000003, 0x8982F218, 0x8982F38C, 0x805D1204)

    I have a computer that is running XP Home. I just started getting the above error screen. I have run HDD scan and it was fine, so was Memtest. I have found numerous threads on the stop code, but I can't interpret the other four codes. Can anyone help?

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  • File name colours

    What is the significance of the file names colored blue in windows explorer. I have a great many in the Windows directory, some of which date from 2004. Such as "$NtUninstallKB86782$". They also contain sub-folders. Can any be deleted to save HD space?

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  • Script that can rename from CSV/serial join domain

    Hi, I'm after a script that would be able to rename a computer based on the machines serial number collected from the machine then i want it to look up the reference in a CSV file rename to the given name, add to the domain and reboot all automatically. Does anyone have such a script? I have this...

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  • svchost.exe

    When I was working with win 2000 advanced server, suddenly it became slower and I started checking the running processes using task manager and I found 4 svchost.exe are running and one of them with PID:916 was using 38000K memory. After sometime the server became normal and everything is OK now....

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  • One windows user account too many in Windows XP

    How do I get rid of a user that Windows has created on its own? The false user has my name and only shows up in Safe Mode. The computer hangs on shut down and I have to power it down. In safe mode, I found the extra user. I think the hang up is that the computer is trying to log out of two users...

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  • Windows host process error message

    Hi, I'm a technical engineer in antivirus company, many times I get calls of customer that they are facing an issue of error message "Windows host process has stopped working" problem occurs only in Windows7. This may not related to infection but want to know what causes this problem? Please help.

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  • USB stick problem

    My USB stick is not recognized from PC anymore. I want to save the videos in the stick. How can I do that. Please help me very important.

    ioanna558210 pointsBadges:
  • Corrupt full access permissions Exchange 2010

    I have a user trying to access a shared mailbox but they were getting an error saying: 'the set of folders cannot be opened. Microsoft Exchange is not available.Either there are networks problems or the Exchange server is down for maintenance' Removing the full access permissions and re-adding them...

    Coriron5 pointsBadges:
  • How can I replace my driver files?

    My old desktop computer hasn't had a driver update in years and cannot recognize my mouse or USB wireless adapter. My keyboard which I used on it long ago still works. I'm trying to transfer drivers from my laptop to my desktop using a CD (because my desktop cannot even recognize flash drives and...

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  • Printing problems…. Client Access on Windows 7 64 bit

    Was running Windows 7 on 32 bit PC printing to HP lazer jet.. Upgraded to 64 bit PC using Windows 7 with same client access. Print is very garbled and unreadable. This has happened on two other similar upgrades.. Is there a fix?.

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  • New iMAC

    I have a NITRO AV Firewire 800 8 Port Hub/Repeater. Attached to that Hub, I have a Blu-Ray Drive,4 Firewire Drives, a Snanner and a Camcorder. The Hub is then attached via Fire800 to my IMAC. I also have 2 USB hubs to which I have printers and Cameras attached. I was planning on attaching my USB...

    BarryW5 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Our PowerPoint and Excel 2007 and 2010 documents does not open with a Microsoft Office 2010 (PowerPoint and Excel). I tried clicking "open with" and then I Clicked Microsoft office PowerPoint and Excel but still, they do not open with Microsoft Office 2010 (PowerPoint and Excel). What should I Do?

    byroncornelio5 pointsBadges:
  • LAN

    In a LAN running TCP/IP evey computer has both an IP address and a what?

    z1424135 pointsBadges:
  • Google Chrome & BSOD

    I have an old Shuttle X computer with Sempron chip, 1 GB RAM The computer has been running fine for about 5 years. I installed Google Chrome Browser Because Gmail is forcing customers to use the Chrome Browser. Now I have experienced 2 BSODs in the last two days, browser installed three days ago. I...

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  • xp activation

    I tried to get around the xp activation by following the following instructions:Click on Start * Find and Click ?Run? * Type regedit * Click the plus next to ?HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE? * Click the plus next to ?SOFTWARE? * Click the plus next to ?Microsoft? * Click the plus next to ?Windows NT? * Click...

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