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    I agree, do you realize the Windows 10 preview is...

    I agree, do you realize the Windows 10 preview is not for end users but for network administrators and IT professionals to 'test drive' and report back to MS?

    You should be able to get a copy of...
  2. Hi Tompham, welcome to the forum! You also have...

    Hi Tompham, welcome to the forum! You also have the option of adding Linux to the Windows bootloader using a free app called Easy BCD (assuming it's Windows 7 or 8 you're using). Once you've...
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    You can't fix this from GrUB, the issue is with...

    You can't fix this from GrUB, the issue is with the BCD file on the Windows partition, you will need to repair it first. If you have a Windows 7 installation disk, insert it and select 'Repair My...
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    Did you install XP on the primary partition and...

    Did you install XP on the primary partition and Linux on the logical? The dual boot won't work if you did otherwise.
  5. There should be a sticker on the underside with...

    There should be a sticker on the underside with some reference numbers relevant to Microsoft or the laptop manufactuer, you can call either to see about a rescue disk but you'll have to pay for it....
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    Do you have a physical Vista installation CD or...

    Do you have a physical Vista installation CD or are you trying to restore from a hidden partition on the computer's internal hard drive (ie, pressing F10/F11 on boot-up)?
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    I concur, I'm using OpenSuse 12.2 & recommend it....

    I concur, I'm using OpenSuse 12.2 & recommend it. You may have a few tweaks depending on your hardware but remember there's plenty of help here.
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    For now this appears to be resolved :cool:. A...

    For now this appears to be resolved :cool:. A single update came in for Zypper and after that the updates went through. So I'll keep an eye on it and if anything changes I post it here.
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    OpenSuse 12.2 updating issue

    I'm running OpenSuse 12.2 and am being notified of new updates but when I accept and apply, it only simulates the update, it won't install :confused:. Has anyone else come across the issue?
  10. There is no 2012 version of Mandriva, development...

    There is no 2012 version of Mandriva, development stopped after 2011, nothing else since then. I still recommend you try Ubuntu via Wubi as it makes no changes to your system ie; your partition table...
  11. Hi, welcome to the forum! Are you aware that the...

    Hi, welcome to the forum! Are you aware that the Mandriva company has currently run out of money and is up for sale? This has meant no new releases or updates for almost a year. Now don't get me...
  12. Ok, 2 steps need to be done here. Step one, get...

    Ok, 2 steps need to be done here. Step one, get rid of the trojan and you should be able to do that using Zone Alarm anti-virus & firewall or AVG free, just start in safe mode (press F8 during...
  13. I would recommend you first try the 'fixmbr'...

    I would recommend you first try the 'fixmbr' option on the XP installation disk so you can boot Windows and then use the live Mint cd to restore Grub2 only this time make sure you install in on the...
  14. [SOLVED] Try the Ubuntu re-install & see if it restores...

    Try the Ubuntu re-install & see if it restores the dual boot. Windows 7 should be the primary entry, don't try to change that.
  15. [SOLVED] You can download a free & legal recovery disk...

    You can download a free & legal recovery disk here: Windows 7 Repair and Recovery CD Download | The NeoSmart Files and use that to repair your windows system. It probably won't restore the Ubuntu...
  16. [SOLVED] Did you install Ubuntu from 'inside' Windows?...

    Did you install Ubuntu from 'inside' Windows? That is, did you insert the Ubuntu disk while windows was up and running? If yes, please use your Windows 7 installation disk to 'repair' Windows'. This...
  17. Mandriva doesn't see my Rocket Raid 1520

    Mandriva doesn't see my Rocket Raid 1520 on my multi- boot but all other Linux OS (OpenSuse, Fedora, Knoppix, Kanotix, YLMF) pick it up immediately. Any ideas?
  18. Poor mans installation...create boot floppy?

    Is it possible to create a boot floppy for the poor mans installation thus avoiding having to insert the DVD Rom every time you want to boot your Knoppix?
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    All and I repeat *all* Linux systems have this...

    All and I repeat *all* Linux systems have this safety feature, it's there for a reason. You would be very unwise to try and tamper with it, remember that however how smart you are, there is another...
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    There is also the long route of using the Windows...

    There is also the long route of using the Windows CD to repair that OS, then using your live Ubuntu CD to restore GrUB (Windows will over-write GrUB) giving you back your dual-boot.

    Which versions...
  21. Download & install Easy BCD 2.0 on your XP, this...

    Download & install Easy BCD 2.0 on your XP, this has the means to restore your Win 7 bootloader & also allows you to manually edit it (for example change 'Earlier version of Windows ' to 'Windows XP...
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    It's not a faulty card because it works fine in...

    It's not a faulty card because it works fine in both XP and Windows 7, which are in the multi-boot mix plus Mandiva uses it no problem. I would reckon it's driver related, so it may not be an easy...
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    ATI Radeon 9600 Pro

    I recently upgraded my graphics card form ATI Radeon 7500 to 9600 Pro and have 2 monitors connected, DVI & VGA. On the old card, almost all Linux systems displayed on both monitors but since the...
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    What about a dual boot? Use Yast's installer...

    What about a dual boot? Use Yast's installer package partitoning software to shrink SLES 11 & install OpenSuse 11.4 beside it? The two should then appear on boot-up for you to choose from. Only thing...
  25. Also, run the Suse updater (located in the system...

    Also, run the Suse updater (located in the system tray) and install all updates offered. My OpenSuse wouldn't recognise my external HDD's until I did that, so I reckon a newer version of Dolphin gets...
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