Tag Archives: Operating Systems

Server has the RAID configuration intact but still can’t find the OS to boot up


I think all of us would have been in this situation sometime or the other where we have a server whose RAID config has not been lost but the server is still not able to find the OS. It is … Continue reading

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WINSXS


Who ate my disk ????????????????????????????? It’s that folder which resides in C:\Windows and takes up a lot of space on your Windows Server 2008 machine and which didn’t used to do that in Windows Server 2003. What does it contain?, … Continue reading

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The “SERVER” and “WORKSTATION” services


Why are they named so?? The file and printer sharing service in Windows is called the “SERVER” service but every other server service has a name which explains what it serves, like DNS Service or the DHCP service then why does the … Continue reading

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Hiding Folders with Access Based Enumeration (ABE)


Invisible Folders We have a heavily used Windows File Server which acts as the only way to share files within a department and with other departments in the corporate head office. The folders are all secure with NTFS permissions wherein every user is … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Supports RAID1


Disk Mirroring for Desktops, umm interesting!! I just found out that Windows 7 Supports RAID 1 or Disk Mirroring as it’s commonly known as. It’s the first MS Client OS to support RAID1. For me it’s interesting to see RAID for … Continue reading

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Windows 7


On October 22 Microsoft will launch it’s next version of Windows, Windows 7 (Originally posted at my previous blog address on 07 September 2009) I have been running the RC (Release Candidate) version on my laptop since the day it … Continue reading

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