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Unable to try any linux distribution

Q: Unable to try any linux distribution

i tried to use ubuntu 14.04 LTS as live USB from the boot i can choose LIVE USB after that it shows options like try ubuntu or install ubuntu but when i choose any of the above option a black screen is coming up and nothing happen after that ...the same problem with all other linux distribution except ubuntu 12.02 LTS (it is possible to try or install so i think no issue with BIOS settings) as i am a python developer i need to try(install) latest 14.04 LTS of ubuntu . but HP shows Blank screen not even to use live Ubunts. i tried OS faild* Ubuntu 14.04 LTS*Elementary OS*Linux Mint*Fedora*Korora*lubuntu but Ubuntu 12.04 worked fine...but i want to use latest version of any of the above...!

Preferred Solution: Unable to try any linux distribution

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A: Unable to try any linux distribution

Enter the BIOS and in system configuration-->Boot options, enable legacy support

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My older (third computer) needs a new operating system, and I don't want to pay . I will be giving this computer to someone who doesn't know much about computers, and the specs are as follows:

Intel Pentium III @ 866MHz
40GB Hard Drive (Not sure of brand nor speed)
128MB SD-Ram
(Model Sony VAIO #PCV-RX360DS)

I want to try to get a distribution of Linux on the computer, and since the computer is not currently running an operating system, and I'm not skilled with Linux (usually in the CPU or Vid Card section of this site so...) I need help. Thank you for any help.

A:Which Linux Distribution?

I've always found that the Ubuntu distribution is a good choice for this sort of computer. It's based on Debian . . . very stable and proven.
Try a "Live" copy first if you like.
Nothing is installed to the hard drive . . it runs completely from the DVD ROM.
To date I haven't had a problem getting it to find any hardware on laptops nor set-top boxes.
Good Luck

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My older (third computer) needs a new operating system, and I don't want to pay . I will be giving this computer to someone who doesn't know much about computers, and the specs are as follows:

Intel Pentium III @ 866MHz
40GB Hard Drive (Not sure of brand nor speed)
128MB SD-Ram
(Model Sony VAIO #PCV-RX360DS)

I want to try to get a distribution of Linux on the computer, and since the computer is not currently running an operating system, and I'm not skilled with Linux (usually in the CPU or Vid Card section of this site so...) I need help. Thank you for any help.

A:Which Linux Distribution?

I've always found that the Ubuntu distribution is a good choice for this sort of computer. It's based on Debian . . . very stable and proven.
Try a "Live" copy first if you like.
Nothing is installed to the hard drive . . it runs completely from the DVD ROM.
To date I haven't had a problem getting it to find any hardware on laptops nor set-top boxes.
Good Luck

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Hello. I'm thinking of installing the Linux distribution on this laptop next to Windows. But what better way to install and how will iron work there? My notebook:Lenovo G50-30 (80G0017UUA)

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I was trying to install a ubuntu distribution to my primary hard drive (along side Windows 7) and at 99% of copying files the setup reported there was not sufficient memory to install backtrack. I cannot boot back into windows 7 as the computer resets before getting past the boot screen (shows 'starting windows' as normal then the screen blacks and takes me back to BIOS).
this process loops unless I select windows repair option, which does not fix the problem.
The Backtrack live CD won't let me delete the new, half-installed partition, so therefore I cannot change the windows partition back to it's usual (small) size of 55GB.

All help would be appreciated as I need windows on my PC for work

Thank you to all in advance.

A:Installing linux distribution has stopped windows 7 booting

To Remove Linux take look at this post:
Error 0xc0000225 on boot

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I have Outlook 2003 and have been added as a delegate to someone's mailbox with full rights. I would like to create a distirbution list with the other users contacts, but I'm unable to.
I go into create new dist list, click on "select members" and it doesn't show the other users contacts. Only the global address list along with my own contacts.
How do I set it up so the other users contacts do show up in that list.

I did do a search on the internet and can't seem to find the answer. I found a lot mentioned going into their contacts properties, click on Outlook Address Book tab and selected "show this folder as an e-mail Address Book" and then give it a name, which I have done.

Your input is appreciated. Thanks.

A:Unable to create a distribution list as a delegate


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Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 8650 Triple-Core Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 2 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 3
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Sent: 3/01/2013 12:54 PM

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A:Unable to email bulk emails in a Distribution list

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This is personal SCCM but I need some help.

When I have msi application and want to distribute the content to SCCM and DP as distribution pons, DP received it and SCCM did not failed got this message  (Distribution Manager failed to connect to the distribution point ["Display=\\SCCM-M3N.M3N.com\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=M3N"]\\SCCM-M3N.M3N.com\.
Check your network and firewall settings.)
Please help

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In my Outlook 2010 I have set up a number of Contact Groups. I've named them A, B, C, D.............Z. In each one are the surnames of the recipients, e.g. in the A is Anderson, Addy, Apple, Adams, Aggenbach, etc., and likewise in B to Z. One of them (lets say the V's) have 35 addresses, and the A's have 6 addresses.

The problem I'm having is that when choosing the V Group (and some of the others), then when I click Send then it forever says Sending and never completes the task. So, it's impossible to send any other emails thereafter: they all then sit in the Outbox, waiting for the V task to finish. When I close and then re-open Outlook it just continues to send. I then have to delete some of the V recipients, until there are about 5 or so only, then it's works OK. Could the problem be, amongst others, the size in kB of the V Group, perhaps?

Please help!

A:Solved: Outlook 2010 unable to send contacts in distribution list successfully.

Just an idea, what email service are you using it with ?
is this a company exchange service or a home service
if home , and connected to one of the free mail providers (hotmail, gmail, yahoo etc)
perhaps there is a spam limit put on the number of email address you can send out on 1 email

although , I would expect 35 addresses to be OK
Gmail is 99


Email Sending Limit and Send Rate - Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL

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I am trying to duel boot Windows 10 and Linux on my HP Envy, however I?m having no luck. I?ve probably tried every popular distro and all of them get stuck either when booting up the installation/live cd or when trying to install. I have enabled legacy boot and disable secure boot.

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So I removed Mint 17 from my customer's dual boot laptop and now - no matter what I try - including every fix I can find via Google- I can't get Windows 7 to boot. (Actually that's not entirely true -- I'll get to that.)

I tried a Windows 7 Recovery disc. No joy.
I tried Boot-Repair. Still no joy.
I tried booting the W7 Recovery disc, going to the command prompt and running the procedure documented here. I get this message: The subsystem needed to support the image type is not present.
I tried to boot from a Windows 7 Installation disc (on USB) and it actually booted into the Windows installation that I'm trying to recover. I tried to run the bootsect command again but it said access was denied (probably because that's the active disc.)
So next I tried bootrec /fixmbr and bootrec /fixboot (both said they were successful) - and it wrote the MBR to my flash drive toolkit. Now it boots fine - as long as that flash drive (which is now useless to me) is plugged in.

I am utterly and completely frustrated and exasperated. If this was my own laptop, I would already have smashed it with a sledgehammer.


A:Removed Linux - now unable to boot Win 7 (this one is different)

you should have used easyBCD before removing linux.try to copy mbr(i thing you have them in pendrive) to drive which has windows using easyBCD and make it as active. 2.try this handy tool partition wizard bootable cd MiniTool Partition Manager Software for Windows PC and Server to rebuild mbr or recover .try partition wizard first.use bootable version not installer.i fixed these issues with repaire cd and cmd prompt.

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I have my hard disk partitioned as follows C: Fat32 Windows2000 plus other applications, D: Fat32 My Data, (documents etc) and E: linux. As I have not been using Linux I formatted the linux partition as fat32(formatted it through windows). I thought the boot loader, grub was loacated on the MBR (now i am not sure) and would not effect my windows partions, It has: When my PC boots now I will get a screen that has the word grub and a cursor. I have the c: partition set as active. How can I fix this???

A:Unable to boot since removing Linux

You can boot from the W2K CD and do a FIXBOOT to repair the boot files. There is also a nifty little utility called BOOTPART that I use to configure multiple boot configurations and to fix this problem, but it only works if your boot drive is FAT formatted.

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i overwrote the harddrive of my windows xp with linux and now i tried to use my recovery cd's to go back to xp and overwrite the linux on the system because i dont like it and dont want it but the disks are saying the computer is not the right model now altho i used these disks multipul times before i overwrote the hard drive with linux on it how can i go back to windows xp when the disks are saying invalid model btw its the system recovery cd's that came with the computer so they are the right ones im not trying to put a illegal version or any thing

Error: These PC recovery discs do NOT support this PC model

A:overwritten with linux unable to go back to xp

Error: These PC recovery discs do NOT support this PC model

doe it not just give you the option to continue anyway ,it been a while since i see nthat error but i thought i just hit continue anyway ,i could be wrong ,you may need to use a harddrive utility to format the dive first .

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I installed Linux Ubuntu onto my laptop, When i enter the boot manager to attempt to boot Ubuntu it just goes black for a couple of seconds and then starts windows. there are no error dialogues, it just shows black and then boots windows.P.S. I went through the entire linux installation process.

A:Unable to boot Linux Ubuntu

@_Potato HP only warranties their PCs for usage with the OS that comes preinstalled. IF you replace that or add a different OS, then you assume full responsibility for maintaining that other OS -- as HP then provides no assistance on that.Win10 PCs nearly all use UEFI and that poses special problems for installing Linux distros: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295Your best bet for Linux support, since HP does not provide Linux drivers, is to contact the support forum for the Linux distro you are trying to install -- in this case, the Ubuntu Forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/Good Luck

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Hey, I recently bought a VPS from the provider 'BinaryLane'. It is an unmanaged Linux server, and I am trying to connect to it via SSH (putty) and this is what happens:
"Network error, connection timed out".
I have entered the ip of my server with port 22, ive also tried port 1 and still I get this error.

This is the status of my server currently:

I have no idea what to do, need help ty

A:Unable to connect to Linux server via SSH

Have you contacted the provider to have them check to see if the Linux server has the SSH service setup and running?

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After a wrong manipulation i lost the access to all operating system installed in my computer.

I had 2 partitions one for winWind and the other for linux.

Actually when I try to switch on my laptop I get directly the boot setup.

I don't find any boot options configured. So I created one. I added the following path for the boot option : \efi\boot\bootx64.efi

I didn't added this path with my keyboard I selected it front the options that the system suggested to me.

I saved the changes and I restarted the computer but the issue persists I still have the options when I power on the laptop.

Could you please help me. Thanks

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Unable to ping from linux machine to windows 7 machine.The internet connection is working fine on windows machine.The outside connections are working from windows machine but unable to connect from ubuntu.Please help

A:Unable to ping from linux machine to windows

Moving your thread to the Linux forum for better results.

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hey guys ...

a very starange problem has ocured ..

i was having redhat linux as primary boot...
it was in a special partition

then my linux stopped booting and also the linux cd is not installing or fixing this bug at all...

so i decided to format that drive using Acronis drive tool...

then pc stopped booting as that partition was not properly formated..

so when i inserted xp cd for installation
problem occured that

all of my harddisk is completely in unpartitioned space ...

guys plz help..
i dont wana loose my data on drives except on c:
plz help me...

A:unable to install xp ..after removing redhat linux


Welcome to TSF!!

I don' have any experience with Acronis drive tool. However, you said that the xp disk and your livecd aren't booting. This would leave me to believe that there is a problem with the drive itself. Has anything booted up since you used the Acronis tool? Are disks spinning up and then spinning down, or any other problems similar to that?

Microsoft staffers please jump in on this too, as I am at a loss for ideas on this one.


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I have downloaded the current BIOS (n11ur12w.iso) and verified the md5sum is correct: md5sum n11ur12w.iso dc67b2a8f22406a257401cea737bd423  n11ur12w.isoI burned it to a USB stick using the usual `dd` command. First I used the simple approach:dd if=n11ur12w.iso of=/dev/sdeThat did not work. So I was a bit more careful the second time and I used:dd if=n11ur12w.iso of=/dev/sde status=progress bs=1M iflag=fullblockThe dd command completed without problems, but the USB will still not boot. So I started investigating and that leads to my question. When I mount the iso file as shown below, should I see files?mount -o loop n11ur12w.iso /mnt/isoHere's all I see:ls -la /mnt/iso/
total 2
dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 2048 Feb 27 18:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 1 user user 278 Mar 20 19:04 ..Is that normal? I downloaded the prior BIOS file (n11ur10w.iso) too, and checked it -- same thing. No files are visible on the device, when mounted as an ISO. Side note: Lenovo needs to revamp their BIOS update process. Take a look at how easy it is to update a BIOS on an Intel NUC under any operating system, for example.  

A:Unable to update w550s BIOS (Linux)

I see you've already joined an "update BIOS" thread in the Linux forum, so I won't move this thread there.
I don't know how to massage that ISO into something bootable.  Hopefully someone in the Linux forum can help.
I can say that I took a look at that ISO with 7zip and it looks like it should.   Also, ThinkPad models newer than yours include scripts to build a bootable flash drive in the BIOS download.  It's in the windows exe (for now at least) so it does require a Win machine or VM but it can be done w/out having to hand-build a bootable installer.
FWIW, and I realize this isn't of much (any) help just now.

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I have purchased  Y700 with FreeDos OS, installed Ubuntu 16.10 with latest kernel.Hardware wifi network wirks fine, subbuffer is not wokring, but it is not critical. There is other proble, fan runs all the time.I read here that bios update can help, currently I have ...30WW  version, 52 is available for now. But there is no wat to update bios without windows install and it is crap! 

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I am using Windows 7 Home and Premium and I am unable to connect to Linux machine. I am getting the pop up for providing the username and password to connect to Linux Machine but it rejects the same. I had the same issue with Windows 7 Professional and I resolved it through chaging the policy as below.

Control panel - administrative tools-Local Security policy-local policies- Security options- network security: "LAN Manager authentication level" Changed to "Send LM & NTLM responses"

I came to know that there is no "Local Security policy " on Windows 7 Home and Premium version. Please help me to solve this issue. Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to connect to Linux from my Windows 7 Home and Premium

Azeeb, how are you trying to connect to your Linux machine? Personally, I am using ssh. A free version is included with the Cygwin distribution. Using this tool, I don't have to worry about the local security policy. Which software do you use to connect?

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I am not able to boot from a live USB on my laptop. I currently have USB Legacy enabled and my boot device order is set to start with USB HDD, SATA HDD, Network Boot, then SAT ODD. Also, when I hit F12 to go to the "Boot Option Menu," and I when I select USB HDD and hit enter...it still boots windows. I know that my computer recognizes the USB becuause the name of USB appears when I try to boot from F12 and when I changed the boot option order.

I have also tested my usb on a different laptop and it worked. My other laptop has Windows 8.1 and I was able to boot Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon (64bit) from my USB.

Hopefully someone can help.

System Summary:

Manufacturer: Lenovo
Model: Lenovo Win7 PC
Processor: Intel? Core™ i5-2450M
CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Cores, 4 Logical Processors
Installed memory (RAM): 4.00 GB
System type: 64-bit Operating System

Windows edition
Windows 7 Home Premium

Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
System Manufacturer: Lenovo
System Model: 4334
System Type: x64-based PC
SMBIOS: Version 2.7

Other Info
Local Disk (C: ) Properties:
File system : NTFS
Free Space: 343GB

A:Unable to Boot a Live USB with Linux on Windows 7 Home Premium

Was the USB stick made on the Win8 machine? If so, it may have a GPT partition scheme, which the presumably non-UEFI Win7 machine will not read. If you were able to boot from the stick on the W8 machine without turning off secure boot in the bios, this is the case.

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Okay. First I'll describe what I intended to do, followed by me explaining my problems, and ended with my actual question.


Fixing my Master boot record file with a FIXMBR and removing my Ubuntu installation due to lack of usage, amongst things.
Merging the old Linux partitions space with one of my current NTFS partitions for the extra space (all above-mentioned partitions are on the same HDD, for the record). Would've done this with Partition Magic.


Inserted my Windows XP Home Edition into my computer and rebooted. Let it boot up and pressed R to go to the recovery console.

This is where it all went wrong, unfortunately (insert reference to Murphy laws here).

Instead of going to the recovery console to let me fixMBR it reported that it couldn't find a HDD connected, and to press F3 to reboot.

Naturally I got worried, since I hadn't gotten around to doing backups of everything I wanted to keep. Even then, over two years without reformatting kind of makes you fear the reformats in question and makes you want to avoid it as long as possible.

Enough about my dislike for reformats.

In case it wasn't clear enough, here is/are my question(s):

How do I fix my "Recovery Console". As in, what is wrong with it? Why is it unable to find a HDD present?

Alternatively: Is there any way to fix my Master Boot Record without having to use the Recovery Console, a live cd, or the ultimate boot cd (or any option that needs me to ... Read more

A:Removing dual-booted linux and master boot record, R. Console unable to find HDD


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Hello all,
After updating my Win 7 x64 Pro desktop with the most recent patches (2015.12.09) it shows all of my mapped networked drives as disconnected.  Two of the drives were samba shared folders on a Linux (OpenElec) RaspPi and one was the memory card of an
Epson printer.  When I attempt to remap the drives for the networked devices they no longer show up under the Network folder in Explorer.  When the devices' local IP addresses are entered into Explorer's address bar I receive the error "Windows
cannot access..." with error code 0x80004005.
Many thanks to anyone who is able to point me in the right direction to resolve this issue.

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I downloaded and installed Ubuntu and sectioned off a part of my hard drive for it. I intended to have it set up to run both windows 7 and linux together and let me choose which boot disk I wanted to use at start up. Ubuntu took over and so I read through some forums online. I can now get to the Windows 7 loading screen but it freezes there. I have my install disc and was hoping someone could assist me with getting windows 7 back. I do not care if I loose Ubuntu. I am currently sitting with the Administrator: X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe from the System Recovery Options Menu with my Windows 7 Disc in the tray. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated (if i can save my HD great if not I can live with that).


A:Unable to boot Windows after installing linux to run side by side

You'll need to boot System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair repeatedly.

Make sure the Win7 partition or its 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred) is marked Active first: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

If this fails after three separate repair attempts with reboots using DVD or Repair CD, boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD to doublecheck which partition is set Active, then click on Win7 HD to highlight it, from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, OK, Apply, reboot.

If Win7 doesn't start, boot DVD/Repair CD to run Startup Repair 3 times again.

If these fail, change the Active flag to Win7 partition if it is on SysReserved. Try Rebuild MBR and if necessary Startup Repairs again.

Linux can corrupt Win7 beyond repair so you may need to copy out your files using Win7 disk or Paragon Rescue CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

Then run full Factory Recovery from its partition at boot, or using disks you've made or order, or use the Win7 Install DVD to clean reinstall following these steps: Reinstalling Windows 7

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Goal: Dual boot Windows 7 and Linux and have an NTFS partition for both OS.

Problem: When creating Logical Partitions with any Linux partition tool(Gparted, cfdisk) the Linux swap and ext 4 partitions shows up on Windows 7 as primary partitions outside of the Extended partition while the NTFS partition shows up inside the Extended partition as logical drive. Disk management shows 5 primary partitions and 1 logical drive inside an extended partition.(As seen in Disk1.jpg attachment) I'm using MBR.(not UEFI)

I can create the partitions in Windows 7 disk management and choose not to format the two logical partitions used for Linux. I can then use the mkswap and mkfs.ext4 command to format the partitions.(See Disk2.jpg attachment)

Why is Windows 7 disk management not showing my partitions correctly when I use a Linux tool to partition the disk? Will this cause any problems with Windows 7? I'm afraid of making Windows 7 unbootable.(although it booted just fine I do plan on using EasyBCD to add an entry to load the grub bootloader for Linux)

If I partition my disk with Windows 7 disk management(as seen in Disk2.jpg) will that cause any problems for Linux?

What is the recommended way to handle this? What are the downsides to each way?

Note: I'm a bit of a linux noob.

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Devices powered by Linux are increasing day by day, and most of these devices are positioned at the entry or key points of any organization?s network. Misconfigurations and easy to exploit vulnerabilities are commonly leveraged by bad actors. Many of these attacks can be studied by configuring low-interactive Honeypots.

Low-interactive Honeypots can capture the malware scripts and binaries, however analyzing these malware samples are also important. Further, keeping such analysis openly available helps independent researchers to search information of their interest and make useful conclusions.

Detux aims at automating the analysis of Linux samples, by supporting multiple CPU architectures (ARM, MIPS, MIPSEL, x86 and x86-64), and making its result openly available for researchers.

detux - The Linux Sandbox


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My config is HP G6 1075 SA with W7 Home Premium 64 bit pre-installed. It was working well until last week when I decided to install Debian Linux. I am no N00B to Linux and have installed it probably 100s of times. Debian installed and booted well but Windows BSODed with an error 0x0000225 cannot access drive. I formatted C and attempted to reinstall Windows 7 but it is unable to detect the HDD. I accept terms of license and move on to the point of choosing disks but nothing shows up. (There is an option to choose drivers. Where do I locate them? The HP website isn't helpful and I can't even find my product let aside the drivers)

I have already tried :
1. Partitioning an NTFS file system in Debian. Doesnt show.
2. Deleting a partition in Debian and attempt to see the free space in W7 Installer. Didn't work.
3. Try to do the BIOS setting thing (Change SATA option from AHCI to compatible or something). I could find no such setting in BIOS. The BIOS was severely limited with only option of switching on fan.

What do I do ?
The chipset is Intel HM55 if that helps and harddrive is SATA 5400 rpm 500GB.

A:W7 installer doesn't detect SATA after Linux, Linux works smoothly

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.

Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
1) Boot DVD & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
2) Boot DVD, & Command Prompt at Startup
(for command prompt)

Type in command line

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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I am experienced Windows user, but I don't like W10 spying on me and I want to start learning and slowly transition to linux distro with a reliable option to run windows programs I am familiar with in secure controlled environment. Memory, storage space and processing power is not a problem. Thank you for any recommendations

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When trying to install XP on my machine all is well until it reaches the point of actually installing windows. At this point I get the blue screen of death with the following code ( STOP! 0x0000007b.etc. If I then remove the XP disc from my "D:" drive and put in a linux lucid 10 or any other linux distribution and reboot, the machine goes about its business and installs that Operating system without any problems.

The machine is a HP Media Center M8425F PC with a IPIBL-LB REV 1-51 motherboard,3 gigs of ram, intel core2 2.667 mhz chip and an average built in graphics card.

I would certainly appreciate anyones thoughts on this problem as I have never come across it before.

A:unable to install XP but easily install any form of linux

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Scientific Linux 6.7 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
Based on the freely distributed source code of the recently announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 operating system from Red Hat Inc., Scientific Linux 6.7 is here to update its base to the upstream OS, add some tweaks, update many of its core components, and address some of the most annoying bugs.

Prominent features of Scientific Linux 6.7 include the addition of the IceWM window manager, updated the OpenAFS package to version 1.6.14, updated the epel-release package to version 6.8, built the glusterfs-server package from the TUV sources provided for the GlusterFS client.

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Hi all,

where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using?i tried to f ind it in /usr/src/linux-, but no result.

A:where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using.

I moved you over to development, maybe someone here will be familiar with the layout of the source files.

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Hi there

I usually run a LINUX HOST for testing Windows VM's - but I need to test some new releases of various Linux distros so I've created some VM's --easy enough and running them on a Windows Host.

However I can't attach a USB drive with a Linux file system (XFS) to the VM as the Windows HOST rejects the HDD wanting me to format it !!. There's 2.7 TB of media files on it - I want to test running media server in a VM.

Anybody know how to bypass the Windows nag prompt about the HDD and be able to attach it direct to the VM.

(The other way round is no problem -- never a problem loading NTFS HDD's on to Linux machines -- however the NTFS file system is SLOW compared with XFS -- on USB3 device on Native windows transfer rate of 1 TB of files from fast NTFS HDD to NTFS USB3 device is max 82 Mib/s - average for whole transfer. On same machine with Native Linux and XFS to XFS (using same HDD's and USB 3 port avg speed is 350 mib/s !! -- HUGE difference !!!).

Note I have to have a Windows Host for this --I know I could run Linux VM's from a Linux Host but in this case I do have to use a Windows Host as that will be the destination system at the end of testing.

BTW I'm running VMWARE workstation 12.1 on W10 Pro Host.


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I have SUSE 9.3 Installed on a 19GB partition of a 40GB hard drive. I heard that it is possible to dual boot with Windows with Linux being the first installed OS, but it's complicated. Can anyone tell me if I can pull this off without having to make Windows the first installed OS? Here is how I have my partitions:
hda1=1GB [swap]
hda2=17.8 / [root]

A:Linux/Windows dualboot machine with Linux first?

The easiest way: Make hda1 bigger and install Windows there.

You will have to restore GRUB later using the SuSE CD and also create the GRUB menu entry for WIndows..

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Ok, I have a Toshiba PCX 2200 series and this is the modem that Road Runner uses(well one of them anyway) and also I use the USB cable not the NIC. Is linux refusing the USB and prefers NIC?

A:I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

Most of the times yes... it depends of the distro version that you use...
In any case you're better off with a nic card ( and this applies for Micro$oft OS as well...)

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Any hint on booting from the USB or SD card slots into Linux Mint??  ref: Yoga 11e Chromebook 20DU 0008US. Inpossible to use this for any serious work.  Maybe Mint is the cure?

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A:{Moved to Linux Forum} - NT-4 AND LINUX ?


OK, I have never worked with Corel's Linux, but I have been told that it is a nice version to learn the Linux GUI.

Other good version's to learn on are Mandrake and Red Hat. But, if you want to get more power out of your linux installation, you need to use distributions like Slackware, or Debian.

And... I am sure that another Linux fan will have a completely different point of view. Oh well... If you want, I can move this thread to the Linux forum, and you can see what their reaction is.

My best solution for you, is to buy a "Linux for Dummies" type of book, which should come with a free CD with a Linux distribution on it. That way, you get a beginner's Guide to Linux, plus a pressed bootable CD.

What I can give you, are specific instructions to installing linux as a dual boot system with NT.

If you go to www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot I have specific instructions on how to dual boot your system with NT.

Hope this helps

Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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Hello i have a couple of questions i want to try a different os for my windows 7 computer but im pretty confused on which one too use. theres this one ubuntu Ubuntu online tour and then linux New features in Linux Mint 13 - Linux Mint which one should i try out and is it user friendly? and how many other os are there for windows 7 im pretty confused... and before i download it should i backup my pc before i install it. any input would be helpful. thanks

A:want to try unbuntu and linux or linux mint

Linux mint is comparatively easier to use, as it's GUI is similar to Windows. On the other hand, Ubuntu or Fedora look a bit different, but the functions are basically the same.

It will be a good idea to take a backup before installation.

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I need to read windows files on linux for Red Hat Linux 9.x.
Can some one tell me the way, how this can be done or some setting which enable to read files from windows on linux.


A:windows files on linux for Red Hat Linux

If you need to read an NTFS mounted drive in that machine then you'll need to add kernel support for NTFS. Try looking http://www.linux-ntfs.org/ for that info. If you just want to hit shares then just mount them via smb.

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I have inherited a list of 57 email addresses that I will use frequently over the next months. Is there a way to create a distribution list in Outlook without having to enter each address as a new contact? Can I cut and past the whole list into a distribution list? Currently, I have savied as a word document and just cut and past into bcc field when I have to send, but I'd love to have this in an Outlook list if possible.

Does anyone know the maximum number of email addresses that one can include on a single message in Outlook? I have another list that has 194 names on it. What's the best way to send as a mass email? This is a neighborhood security patrol alert announcement email, not advertising.

A:Distribution list

Hi needhelp1950

Your ISP determines how many e-mail addresses you can send at one time. You might try a maximum of 25 addresses to see if that message is allowed through or not.
Otherwise, call your ISP to see what their limitations are.

Copy the e-mail addresses to a spreadsheet and Import them into Outlook.
First, Export your existing Contacts from Outlook as a .csv file to see the template that Outlook uses. Then copy the names into the .csv file and Import it back into Outlook.
Which version of Outlook are you using?

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I want to distribute IE8 setup with my product. Do I need to buy any licence for it. It will be used intranet thats why I can't give a link to microsoft site.

Any suggestion.


A:IE Distribution licence

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Windows has IE built into the OS. Sorry I dont quite see why you need the setup for it?

In the EULA it mentions Unauthorized reproduction or distribution is illegal


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This is my first post on this site so I hope this is the correct forum for this topic. I'm finally upgrading to a new PC which of course will have Windows 8. I'm coming off of an XP machine and will need to transfer my files and folders. Simple enough, however I've read both here and MS site about the libraries and file system that W8 uses and how they're different than older versions so I'm now a bit confused as to the proper way to distribute my files when I put them on the new machine. For example, in XP I simply had a single folder for each piece of machinery (CNC machine that is) which contained all the documents (.pdf, xls, etc.), pictures, and videos directly pertaining to that individual machine. If I understand the W8 library system correctly, for best results I should now start an individual folder for each machine in each of the Windows libraries. That is, a folder in Documents for machine X, a folder in Pictures for machine X, a folder in Videos for machine X, etc. and then continue the same way for machine Y and so on. Am I correct? I have no problem doing this I'm just looking for best procedures to follow whenever possible and use the OS as designed.
Sorry for the rookie question, but most of my experience using computers, besides the typical "home" use has been with PPCL programming and process control. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Help with file distribution

You can set it up any way you want. There is no requirement to make the changes you mention. If you're comfortable with the structure you have now, stay with it. No need to even use Libraries unless you want to.

My recommendation would be to stay as you are initially, then as you get used to Windows 8, and it will take considerable getting used to, especially coming from XP, start making changes that add to the usability. Just my $.02 worth.

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I work at a small private school that occassionally sends school information home to parents. The school has tasked me with researching a way that we, the school, can send emails containing the school information to parents.

Our list of parents who want to receive these emails is about 300 - 350 parent email addresses. Our desire is to develop emails containing important school related info. and email everybody on the list as a BCC. Our desire is to transmit these emails but not allow anybody to "Reply" to the emails.

Does anybody know of an easy way we can email messages in mass?

We are hoping for a simple and economical way to simply send one-way emails to parents.

We do not want to use the current email engine that presently exists within our school system. (The reasons we don't want to use our current email system is a whole other story and is not for this forum.)

I am new to forums and hope I haven't over stated my self. I will appreciate any feedback from anybody.

A:Email Distribution

Create a distribution list. I don't understand what you mean when you say you can't use "the current e-mail engine". Are you referring to the client or the server?

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