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  1. Hi there it really is the "Inmates in Control of...

    Hi there
    it really is the "Inmates in Control of the asylum" or "Foxes in charge of the Hen house"

    Mind you It's California so what do you expect !! Probably the only place on the planet where...
  2. Hi there. Even the most hungry PC consumes...

    Hi there.

    Even the most hungry PC consumes almost zero energy compared to Coal mine producers of energy like China and India (which the rest of the world is still being encouraged to trade with)...
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    Hi there Try3 sorry -- got carried away...

    Hi there
    Try3
    sorry -- got carried away messing about with Windows 11 !!! doing all sorts of (according to Ms) impossible things with it.

    Trying now to run it as a VM on an old PENTIUM IV sony...
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    Hi there Try3 I think the best method if...

    Hi there

    Try3

    I think the best method if you can manage cabling is to attach a USB->LAN adapter to the older laptop, connect that LAN cable to a cheap network home 5 port switch (approx 10...
  5. Thread: Introducing Windows 11 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 330 Views 85,027

    Hi there AllenChicago ...

    Hi there

    AllenChicago

    Roderunner

    If you run Virtual machines you can use a TPM emulator and even run UEFI and secure boot Virtual machines on MBR only devices. The only...
  6. Thread: Still confused by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 20 Views 1,188

    Works also if you create ISO via UUPDUMP and...

    Works also if you create ISO via UUPDUMP and Clean install (on same machine you had W10) -- Always image old OS though first - so you can always revert or try again if things go wrong.

    Cheers...
  7. Thread: Cloud services - global outage again today by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 4 Views 613

    Cloud services - global outage again today

    Hi folks
    I think the AZURE service (Ms) was unaffected but those who always advocate move everything to the cloud should consider that these services do suffer downtime (more frequently than...
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    Insider W11 Forum please for W11 problems otherwise...

    W11 Forum please for W11 problems otherwise thread gets too involved - having problems relating to two different OS's in the same thread (unless referring to VM's on a W10 HOST) just confuses...
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    Agreed -- a user configurable context menu --...

    Agreed -- a user configurable context menu -- much a better idea

    Also could the W10 (and W11 if you switch back to classic W10 menu) get back to more useable "all programs" menu like they used...
  10. Thread: creating a VM by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 10 Views 908

    Hi there ClippyBeer Not quite true but...

    Hi there
    ClippyBeer

    Not quite true but probably "True in practice" for loads of people.

    HYPER-V, ESXi and KVM/QEMU which are genuine Hypervisors only use a small OS overhead to run VM's on...
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    Hi there I HATE Windows networking --Gandalf the...

    Hi there
    I HATE Windows networking --Gandalf the Wizard in Lord of the Rings would have more success in making it work every time

    However what I've found is probably the easiest and seems to...
  12. Thread: creating a VM by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 10 Views 908

    Hi there For "beginners" with VM's ot's usually...

    Hi there
    For "beginners" with VM's ot's usually easier (IMO at least) to use VMWare's free VMware player application -- especially if you don't have pro, enterprise or pro for workstations editions...
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    W2K19 1809 LTS - shows HYPER-V server !!!

    Hi folks
    after latest W2K19 Server update (it's based on a lot of W10 stuff or W10 stuff based on the server BTW) so why does it show W2K19 HYPER-V Server !!. It's actually the "Standard Edition"....
  14. Thread: win 10 to ssd for virtual machine/box by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 25 Views 6,081

    I know this is W10 forum but has anybody got VBOX...

    I know this is W10 forum but has anybody got VBOX to run the current (not the leaked version) of W11 on a recent W10 Host.

    I did a test on W10 enterprise as a host and couldn't get it to work -- I...
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    Insider Hi folks mods Suggestion -- can we make...

    Hi folks

    mods

    Suggestion -- can we make the W11 announcements / fixes etc part of a new thread / section --there's a W11 Forum which is better placed for these. Some of us (although maybe...
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    Video converters and time taken How is AVC so fast !!

    Hi there
    How does this one convert m2ts files so quickly to MKV without loss whereas anything else including HANDBRAKE takes forever by comparison.

    OK this is a paid product but it does the job...
  17. Thread: Introducing Windows 11 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 330 Views 85,027

    Hi there specialkone, If you copy the...

    Hi there

    specialkone,

    If you copy the iso and then use Rufus you can install and run entirely from an external device (as a Windows2GO). If you use an external SSD connected to machine via...
  18. Thread: Building a server or get a NAS by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 685

    Hi there Any Linux system can "Move devices"...

    Hi there
    Any Linux system can "Move devices" from one system to another even with totally different file systems.

    I must admit though the ZFS file system being acessible to Windows via share is...
  19. Thread: Building a server or get a NAS by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 685

    Hi there For once I'll disagree with pparks1 -...

    Hi there
    For once I'll disagree with pparks1 - Why pay for this when any old box will do fine -- also zfs file system can (not always of course) also cause problems when you want Windows to access...
  20. Thread: Building a server or get a NAS by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 685

    Hi there Linux can run on quite minimal hardware...

    Hi there
    Linux can run on quite minimal hardware so if you have any sort of spare machine try and install on that first.

    A lot of Linux distros are very easy for noobs with decent GUI's -- for...
  21. Thread: Upgrading to new computer by jimbo45
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 552

    dalchina Hi there link posted in pm Cheers...

    dalchina

    Hi there
    link posted in pm

    Cheers
    jimbo
  22. Thread: Options For Backup Hard Drive? by jimbo45
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 17 Views 1,263

    Hi there First of all "Data Backup" usually...

    Hi there
    First of all "Data Backup" usually means a lot different to "OS Backup or System Backup".
    For data that doesn't change much e.g say Music / video files - these are really "Achives" and...
  23. Thread: Calibre converting formats by jimbo45
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 483

    huffman Hi there easy enough I'm using...

    huffman

    Hi there
    easy enough

    I'm using CALIBRE (5.22.1) on a Linux NAS but Calibre has an IDENTICAL GUI to the Windows version.

    Right mouse click on the book brings up convert pane
    ...
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    Insider Hi there It's called Crapple !!! Cheers jimbo

    Hi there
    It's called Crapple !!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Insider Local account shouldn't stop that working -- I...

    Local account shouldn't stop that working -- I use one too --it's fine.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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