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by Exodus_life
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]

got what i wanted ,,final ghosted size is 10.2 Gb
by Exodus_life
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size

Remove every program and accessory you don't need. Remove system restore points. Lower your trash size down to minimum percentage, or disable trash. Disable hibernation. Move your page file to another drive. If not, shrink your pagefile to manual set and down to as little as possible. I set my page...
by Exodus_life
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size

Well i guess my original post was not 100% crystal clear !!! i am trying to shrink the 7pro OS size.

NOT the partition size.partition size has absolutely nothing to do with what i trying to accomplish
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS

Just shrink the partition to 50gigs (or whatever is needed and dual boot. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowtoResizeWindowsPartitions from the article: Windows Disk Management The Windows Disk Management tool is also good at shrinking Windows. It's very fast and easy, if you don't count the time...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS

seriously guys,the only reason i have anything windows is because of my schooling,some of the programs i need are windows proprietary and will not work in wine or vm
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Re: Shrinking windows OS

hi folks...dont take this serious but just a joke here about shrinking windows...to shrink windows properly...just insert USB iso for linux mint 18.1...install and overwrite entire system...this will "shrink" windows to the desirable size needed for a fully functional, optimized, trouble free opera...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]
Replies: 19
Views: 1146

Shrinking windows OS, not the partition size [resolved ]

I posted this question about 4 years ago but can't find that thread so i have to ask again, :( getting ready to ghost my 64 bit 7 pro os for back up ,before reinstalling linux [preferred os system ] how do i shrink the size of it down? i know turning off system restore is a big factor,but there is a...
by Exodus_life
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

Hello, Exodus_life. Could it be that you have simply disabled Flash inside Firefox? I just disabled it here. When navigating to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/about/ I get the same screen as you. How to check whether Flash has been disabled in Firefox and enable it: Click on the "hamburger icon" ...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

shows as being installed also
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

after each attempt to get flash working ,i go to the flash page and it is the same every dam time !! i get this image for about 3-4 seconds and then it disappears
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

There's nothing on that page that I can get to work. Really? I have it installed on my computer; been there for months. I don't often go to sites that use Flash, but I assume that it is working. Update: yep https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/about/ says I have 25.0.0.171 installed, and functioning. ...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

Hello, Exodus_life. Could you please let us know which version of Linux Mint you are using? Please, open a terminal window. Execute the commandline inxi -S mark the screen output of that command and paste it into your next reply. - This piece of information is relevant to make sure that you are not...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Re: Firefox vs Adobe flash

hi exodus_life...open the black terminal box and copy and paste this terminal command prompt to install adobe flash player for your system them test it to see it is working...it works for my linux mint cinnamon 18.1 serena ediiton as well as the previous sarah edition sudo apt-get install flashplug...
by Exodus_life
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]
Replies: 21
Views: 2192

Firefox vs Adobe flash [solved ]

Well between dual booting 7pro & Serena and trying to get flash to work i'm ready to start throwing laptops out the door,an old Vaio is already out the door using the software manager have installed several different versions of adobe flash and none of them have worked properly\at all so i decided t...
by Exodus_life
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: OS backup "ghosting" [ answered ] :)
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: OS backup "ghosting"

chrisuk wrote:Macrium Reflect... I've used the free version for years without any problems (yes... plenty of successful restores ;) )
Yuup thats the one i was looking for,I've done many successful restores with it also
by Exodus_life
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: OS backup "ghosting" [ answered ] :)
Replies: 4
Views: 367

OS backup "ghosting" [ answered ] :)

I believe ghosting is the correct reference ??? I am in school at the moment and need windows for some of the programs i use,which do not work in the VM before i install linux i want to create an image of my Pro 7 OS ,i have done it before with a free program but i can't remember the name of it name...
by Exodus_life
Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Upgrading ??
Replies: 18
Views: 1705

Re: Upgrading ??

Spearmint2 wrote:]and it comes with a DVD drive, so why not burn a DVD and boot from that? Remember to "burn as image" and not "as data".
Unfortunately it is a DVD-ROM drive :(

finding somebody here with a RW is most likely not possible either,since i ship out of here in a week
by Exodus_life
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Upgrading ??
Replies: 18
Views: 1705

Re: Upgrading ??

Stay far away from Lenovo. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-blame-game-lenovo-locked-linux-out-of-certain-microsofts-signature-hardware/ well dam ,wish i seen that sooner ,ended up geting a lenovo thinkpad T430 no usb option in the bios start up so now i am trying to figure how to install li...
by Exodus_life
Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Upgrading ??
Replies: 18
Views: 1705

Re: Upgrading ??

yes stay the hell away from toshiba, toshiba pretty much disables any option to turn off secure boot and wont boot any linux medium. Its a shame as Toshibas hardware is usually fantastic. Go Dell, HP, Asus and maybe even Lenovo despite they install spyware in windows (that wont effect linux) ahm ye...

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