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    Hi there NavyLCDR Modern computers...

    Hi there
    NavyLCDR

    Modern computers can run Virtual Machines far faster than the original hardware that they were designed on

    I have an XP VM I use daily in e-commerce that runs...
  2. Thread: VMware 15.1.0 copy/paste issue. by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 15 Views 608

    Solved Hi there EdKiefer If networking is not...

    Hi there

    EdKiefer

    If networking is not available --you can also use "Host only" networking --this will still link Host and guest but the guest will have no access to Internet or rest of your...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there Edwin it's working for me I...

    Hi there
    Edwin

    it's working for me

    I entered mockinbird (deliberately spelled wrong) in the explorer bar and a logon to bing is thrown up.

    237133

    cancelled the password and then the...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi guys what's up with these dark themes -- I...

    Hi guys

    what's up with these dark themes -- I HATE THEM !!!!!!

    Same as modern TV or films these days -- everything seems to be shot at about 01.00 am in total darkness etc -- even the car chase...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there That's a good answer of course...

    Hi there

    That's a good answer of course however I'm not enrolled in the insider program but like checking these builds on an "ad hoc" basis -- the reason I want this one is to test to destruction...
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    Sticky: Hi there Did they ever get a live cat out of...

    Hi there

    Did they ever get a live cat out of the box !!!!!!!or did they get two cats. (Quantum physics : SchrodingersCat)

    Quantum computers would certainly speed this stuff up though.

    As I...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi folks Via UUP and update from a 1903 system...

    Hi folks

    Via UUP and update from a 1903 system took around 15 mins once I'd got the ISO created-- the download was brutally fast --that depends on your Internet --I have over 1 Gb/s so no prob...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi folks installing now Looking forward to...

    Hi folks

    installing now

    Looking forward to "Stress Testing" the WSL 2

    people worried about slow updates should stick to using UUPDUMP for these builds

    Then if you've got a slew of...
  9. Thread: Windows 1903. Spyware and Unwanted Software Protection missing. by jimbo45
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 827

    Hi there WD includes antimalware etc these days...

    Hi there
    WD includes antimalware etc these days and includes real time protection.

    100% absolutely no reason to use malwarebytes or any other 3rd party AV program / malware protection on latest...
  10. Thread: Firefox vs Chrome by jimbo45
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 25 Views 3,015

    Hi there Audi vs BMW etc etc Use what you...

    Hi there

    Audi vs BMW etc etc

    Use what you like the best -- there's not a huge amount of difference these days --however like CountMike I prefer things with menu bars on it -- too many of modern...
  11. Thread: VMware refuses to run Windows 10 by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 8 Views 920

    Solved swarfega This comes up if you have either...

    swarfega

    This comes up if you have either enabled the Sandbox and / or HYPER-V.

    Disabling them again doesn't eliminate the error. I had only actually enabled the sandbox.

    the bcedit thing...
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    Centos / RHEL Guests increasing size of XFS partitions

    Hi folks

    Whether on Real or Virtual RHEL or CENTOS system using XFS you might want to increase the size of the root (/) or /home partitions without having to re-create the whole VM / system over...
  13. Thread: Password managers are getting expensive! by jimbo45
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 23 Views 1,384

    Hi there Nothing is 100% secure but I'm assuming...

    Hi there
    Nothing is 100% secure but I'm assuming paper and pencil would be stored in a safe place - not taped to or under computer keyboard for example -- you could even store as a file (encrypt of...
  14. Thread: Password managers are getting expensive! by jimbo45
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 23 Views 1,384

    Hi there What's wrong with old "paper and...

    Hi there

    What's wrong with old "paper and pencil" method !!!!! - or simply store passwords on an external thumbdrive and encrypt it.

    Why pay 36 USD when a bit of "brain" would solve problem...
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    Hi there unless you have the most modern wifi...

    Hi there
    unless you have the most modern wifi cards and an uncontested 5G type of connection (protocol ad) you are unlikely on any sort of consumer grade equipment to get even 1 Gb/s on consistent...
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    Sticky: Win Update Hi folks quickest one yet -- this time it...

    Hi folks

    quickest one yet -- this time it worked directly via WU around 12 mins on a bog standard HP envy laptop -- didn't have to use UUPDUMP.

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    236925

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Sticky: Hi there CountMike delete all the .lck (lock...

    Hi there CountMike

    delete all the .lck (lock files) that you'll probably see in the folder where you've got the VM -- it's often in the same folder as the .vmx config files etc. You can delete...
  18. Thread: The mystery virtual drive by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Insider
    Replies 7 Views 1,417

    ???? !! What on earth has weather got to do...

    ???? !!

    What on earth has weather got to do with Internet -- OK if a Solar flare that causes electronic breakdowns etc - but why should "terrestial" weather cause an Internet breakdown...
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    Hi folks there's a nice get around to this if...

    Hi folks
    there's a nice get around to this if you want to use Wifi

    1) get USB Lan connector --- only needed if your computer doesn't have a LAN port
    2) connect this to a switch -- really cheap...
  20. Thread: New Macrium Reflect Updates by jimbo45
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2,155 Views 339,319

    Sticky: Solved Hi folks It errored out on create recovery media...

    Hi folks
    It errored out on create recovery media when I selected USB however when creating an ISO and then using Rufus to create a bootable USB from the iso it worked fine . I usually create the iso...
  21. Thread: Is There A Good Free File Manager? by jimbo45
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 15 Views 594

    Hi there abrogard dalchina -- you might...

    Hi there
    abrogard

    dalchina -- you might like this method too !!!

    the Excel method is easy

    save your directory via notepad

    open EXCEL use the csv,txt,prn file
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    Hi folks theaudioanalyst This one...

    Hi folks

    theaudioanalyst

    This one (free) DVDFLICK seems to do the job

    Download DVD Flick from SourceForge.net

    For Linux users DeVeDe works _ that's what I use if I need to create...
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    Sticky: Hi Folks Cables / Fibre -- who needs it --...

    Hi Folks

    Cables / Fibre -- who needs it -- Dinosaur technology these days - 5G!!! --faster, no cables needed etc etc

    The trouble with major infrastructure that requires a great deal of...
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    Sticky: Hi there this might sound bonkers but on a...

    Hi there
    this might sound bonkers but on a couple of those SD mico SD adapters there's a really almost invisible slider to switch to read only mode -- it's almost invisible --I've had 2 where its...
  25. Thread: Win Sandbox is enterprise and not activated by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 16 Views 1,169

    Solved Kari I usually agree with you but on this one...

    Kari

    I usually agree with you but on this one I think sandbox needs to be able to do anything an activated version of Windows can do -- you might want to see what different personalisation looks...
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