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Delay in program startup

I have an application binary configured to start on system startup by appropriately setting the inittab as follows: pm:3:respawn:/usr/local/lr/active/system/active-package/bin/process_monitor ...
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Mount a remote Linux hard drive as another Windows 7 partition during boot?

I would like to mount a hard drive on a remote computer (running on CentOS 6) as a Windows drive so that I can install programs to that drive. The primary hard drive for my Windows machine (which is ...
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computer hanging at applying computer settings

I could really use some help here. My situation is this. I have around 200 machines on a windows domain. The Domain controllers are running windows server 2003 and our exchange server is running ...
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How accurate are Diskeeper's claims that fragmentation causes crashes, aborted bootups and other mayhem?

A white paper published by Diskeeper Corporation states at page 3 that, The most common problems caused by file fragmentation are: a) Crashes and system hangs/freezes b) Slow boot up and ...
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How do i unlock a volume in Vista

I am trying to fix a computer but when I try to delete and recopy some files it tells me the volume is locked? The problem stems from "ntoskrnl.exe is corrupted" error so I'm trying to put a new one ...
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How to boot Linux from a 16gb USB flash drive

I'm trying to install Linux on a single partition of a USB flash drive that's larger than 4gb. The first place I went to is http://pendrivelinux.com. I can follow these instructions for installing ...
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Tips on speeding up boot time on Mac OSX

I have seen a few pages discussing this and some scripts that I won't run because I don't understand them, so would be great if the experienced users can share some tips or scripts (and perhaps ...
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How to boot quicker?

My WinXP computer takes a good 10 minutes to get to a usable state. Most of the activity will stop if I leave it at the log in screen, so I think it is some system level (as opposed to user level) ...