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I was wondering how for example drop box or a NAS is coping with the different file systems on different operating systems when sharing a folder? I was reading more about the different file systems and noticed that they ol have their size limits or they all safe their files …
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This question covers Windows only. I know Microsoft makes a wide variety of other software products (Office, Exchange, etc.), I'm not interested in them, only in the Desktop Operating Systems. First - unlike the most of you, I've read Microsoft's financial reports, and understand accounting. I know how much money …
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I am in a class doing a lab simulation. They are usually very straight forward. But this one, I am left hanging. So either I am really missing something or something went terribly awry. You can only go so wrong with a simulation, though. Set up a RAID 5 using …
by computerbear 3 in Hardware ()
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I was thinking about a question I asked last week that someone answered very well. The person said that no program can interface with the hardware in the same was as the OS. That statement prompted another question and what better place to ask it than here, right? Well how …
by Curious Gorge 9 in Computer Science ()
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Hi, I want to know how can I find the frequency of applications executed on desktop? My main motive here is to find least used application on desktop! I know there is a way of doing it through windows OS tools. But, I want to know how the same can …
by Andy90 in Software Development ()
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So my computer has been saying werfault.exe application error anytime i start a program. So i started a clean install and tried to reinstall my OS but it came up with another error and now i have a computer with no OS or anything. Is my HDD or SSD broken? …
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NOTE This code won't work at the application level. It directly addresses memory at 0xB8000 which will result in a segfault at the application level. This code must be part of an OS or an application in a not-so-secure operating system like DOS, where applications can directly address any part …
by Assembly Guy 72 in Software Development ()
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I have been using JavaScript for almost one and half years and it has turned out to be a language that has enormous flexibility and customizable features which makes web development a great fun. But one thing I wanted to know is that, if JavaScript can be used to write …
by Bibek_NS in Web Development ()
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Is the Linux operating system really free of viruss and malware?
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Come on then guys, one of the gratest wars of technology and IT - whats the best operating system and why?
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Hi, This may sound very noobish and stupid but i was just wondering if its possible to dual boot an xbox and windows on the same computer. Theoretically an xbox is just a computer with a different os isnt it??? So surely if i could attach my xbox hardrive to …
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Hi, I have recently finished building my own computer and am wondering what operating system to get. I was thinking about getting Linux mint 14 because it's free and I like the layout. Ive also heard that there are very few viruses as well. The only thing is that I …
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We are planning to develop a small embedded product, which will be touch-screen and loaded with few applications which we will develop. Those applications will be contacting a database through wi-fi, and displaying data, and also update the database sometimes. The available flash or ROM memory will be limited, around …
by rajesh1158 -6 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi There is hardly a problem with adding a new hard drive to a desktop computer but how should one update the hard drive on which the operating system is installed? Hard drives fail, I have experienced only one over a period of twenty years and that was replaced under …
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How to find which operating system is running the PC in C++?
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Lets say I have a Variable Partitioning with free space: at address 32k a free space of 8k, and at address 15k a free space of size 11k. I need to create a first fit free table, and a best fit free table Am I doing the right thing for …
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hi, i need an idea. i need to create a video tutorial on installing any windows Operating System. can i use any software like camtasia on screencasting the installation process? can i use vmware on installing the OS? if yes, what specific product of vmware should i use? Any suggestions/idea …
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Hi! Does anyone know of any worthwhile machine language OSes to try? I just learned about them in class. It's an interesting idea in terms of speed and portability. I could only find two online, one was in Russian, and the other was MikeOS. Does anybody know any other OSes …
by PhilEaton in Linux and Unix ()
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of running 16-bit or 8-bit applications? It makes no sense. If I was behind the development of Windows 7 in general nobody would complain, because my ideas are priceless.
by LestTurk in Microsoft Windows ()
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i want to design the Currency gadget .....that should work in all the operating system it should be something like installation application as shown in the above daigram so please help me out Thank you
by skp03 -2 in Software Development ()
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Hi I have set up a RAID 1 and want to move my data to the RAID and leave applications and the operating system on the non raid drive. I just copied My Documents to the RAID and did a backup before deleting My Documents from the non raid disk. …
by ggeoff 4 in Hardware ()
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hi i am programming for about 4 years and i want to learn how to make a operating system. for ex window, mac or unix. And i am think of storing it on a disk. I have no idea how to get started. can any one tell me the steps? …
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So I have with me a 64 bit version of windows 7 home premium and my laptop is 64bit when I bought it so I know it is compatible with it. Then I needed to do a reinstallation of my OS because of some driver problems. Now I am in …
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hi guys I just want to ask why my friend's laptop isn't booting to the desktop. Because when he turns on his laptop it will go to the bios and when he presses f10 which is save and exit it will restart and go back to the bios screen again. …
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I want to Know which Operating system you prefer windows XP or Windows 7
by ilmkidunya -3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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After running Windows XP for far too many years, I decided to upgrade to Windows 7. I built my PC around 5 years ago: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 OCZ 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 667MHz RAM Western Digital Caviar 320GB HD OC GameXStream 600W Power Supply DFI Infinity 975X …
by LutherVespers in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi people, im creating an operating system, 32bit, protected mode, vesa... a complete o/s i need your help in anyway, coding, funding, ideas. i will post my operating system image for you people to sample and you may join me in creating it.... the posting will be done in less …
by SamY 6 in Software Development ()
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Hey! I sorta, kinda want to make a REALLY simple OS that would be made in c/c++ (c++ hopefully). I realize that it would take a lot of effort, and I would need a lot of time. But I am willing to put forth the required effort and time, so, …
by jackmaverick1 -4 in Software Development ()
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Hi there I was wandering how a virtual Os exactly works and if it is classed as easier or harder then building a kernel for a normal OS? I have read briefly about having virtual hardware and having to create additional files etc. I have also read about creating one …
by eskimo456 in Computer Science ()
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I am writing this thread not to ask how to make an operating system, but to say how to make an operating system. There always seems to be new threads created asking how to make an operating system. The simple answer There is no simple answer. Making an operating system …
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