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How to install a Linux operating system and boot from a USB flash drive?

Installing and boot a Linux operating system on a USB stick So you just downloaded an .ISO image of your favourite Linux distro but don’t have any blanc discs laying around to burn it to. UNetbootin allows you to install … Continue readi...

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How to boot a Windows operating system from a USB Flash drive

Booting Windows XP from a USB stick It is a pretty intensive process to manually configure a Windows XP bootable USB stick, thanks to WinToFlash the process is made very easy. WinToFlash can transfer the following Operating Systems to boot … C...

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How to use iSCSI initiator to connect to an iSCSI share in Windows 7

Setting up an iSCSI initiator to connect to an iSCSI Target Before I begin I would like to explain a few things for those new to iSCSI, some of you might be wondering what the heck is an iSCSI initiator. … Continue reading →...

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How to install and access openfiler 2.99

What is Openfiler? Openfiler is an Open Source Linux based operating system. Once you install it on a server or just a regular PC or a virtual machine, you can used it to set up an FTP servers, NFS shares, … Continue reading →...

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How to configure iSCSI Target with Openfiler 2.99

What is iSCSI Target ? iSCSI is a SAN (Storage Area Network) protocol that uses TCP/IP to exchange SCSI commands. For a very basic explanation: it allows you to directly access a hard drive which is located across a network. … Continue reading...

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How to manually create a Windows 7 bootable USB flash drive with Diskpart

Easy step-by-step guide to make a Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows Server 2008 R2 boot from a USB flash drive. Complete section I and II and anjoy your bootable USB flash drive. Section I (DISKPART): Click on the Start button and type … Continue re...

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How to share files between your Mac OSX 10.7.x Lion and Windows XP with non-simple file sharing

Creating an SMB share in Windows XP and sharing it with your Mac There are two types of sharing that you can set up in Windows XP, Simple File Sharing and non-simple file sharing. Simple file sharing allows you to … Continue reading →...

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How to share files across a network between Windows XP and a Mac running OSX 10.7.x Lion

If you have a Windows XP PC and are trying to share files across your network with your Mac which is running Lion or Snow Leopard then this guide will help you get that set up. There are two types … Continue reading →...

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