[SATLUG] A Hardware Challenge

John Champion satlugacct at jchampion.com
Tue Aug 4 06:58:56 CDT 2009


On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Herb Cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Tim wrote:
>
>> Anyone have an idea here?
>>>>
>>>> jp
>>>> --
>>>> I've used xxcopy in the past.  It's free and
>>>>
>>>>
>>> supposed to be better than xcopy.  It does an
>>> incremental copy.  If it completes with errors run it
>>> again until no errors are reported.  It was reasonably
>>> fast and worked fine for me a few years ago.
>>> http://www.xxcopy.com/xxcopy10.htm
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> After refreshing my memory from the suggested url, it might not work with
>>> xp without creating a new mbr.  Maybe copy the i386 folder to the new drive
>>> and run setup? ____________________________________________
>>>
>>>
>> Tim.  Art is trying to preserve Win 2000 not XP ... but couldn't you run
> DOS  fdisk - mbr and restore the boot record. I also wonder if running a
> fresh restore before copying and then if it fails to boot clean, from the
> new drive, perhaps restore would fix it.
>
>
> I'm in over my head but I am curious.
> herb
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Gentlefolks,

Have you considered using Google Apps as opposed to OpenOffice? Smaller
footprint on the drive and they can be used offline.

Just a thought...
Thanks,
john


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