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How to migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to an actual partition?

As the title says. How can I migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to run on bare metal hardware?
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Operating System Files

Consider the scenario of an admin wanting to perform a backup of operating system files. Question: Does the windir (i.e. "C:\Windows") contain only operating system files / information about OS? Can ...
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How to define appropriate measurements for a Service Level Agreement?

I work for a small development house who are increasingly being asked to put together formal SLAs for our products based on particular configurations. From a development side of things I'm ...
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Barriers preventing from deploying 64-bit OS in workstations?

At my workplace, our servers have run 64-bit OSes for years. But the workstations are a problem. Very few applications and drivers work well on 64-bit OSes. Those few cases are enough to prevent the ...
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What is a Process Handle?

What is a process handle and what can we know about a running process through the "handle count" property in a task explorer?
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Network OS install server

I am looking setup a server that will allow us to install OS's (such as windows xp) over a network boot. Is there any solutions out there that will allow such a thing? Edit: Also i wanted to point ...
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How do you make a WinXP bootable USB drive?

How do you make a WinXP bootable USB drive? I've seen a bunch of instruction here on ServerFault but they are specific to Vista or Linux, so again - I'm using WinXP. I've also tried unetbootin, but ...
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GlassFish on Windows vs RedHat

I have a basic three tier web application, and I want to use GlassFish. Assuming same admin skills, any difference in having the host OS be Windows 2003 Server or RedhHat?
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Shortcut keys nuisance in my computer

after login to my windows 2003 server terminal and start typing some thing in the notepad for some letter like E and so on..i am getting some fuctionalities if i type letter E explorer will pop up ...
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ubuntu does not use 100% ram

I am running ubuntu 8 on a 2GB laptop. Whenever I look in my system monitor, I see my memory usage is slightly below 1G. Why isn't ubuntu using the full 2GB? Let me say that the full 2GB are ...
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How to ping a server to discover what OS or other software it is running?

I occasionally look at sites like netcraft and am curious if there is an unobtrusive way to ping a server and see what publicly facing software it is running? Are sites like netcraft using some ...
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System Center: Agent Proxy

Specific Error: Agent proxying needs to be enabled for a health service to submit discovery data about other computers. Microsoft.SystemCenter.DiscoveryWriteActionModule.AgentProxyingNotEnabled.Alert ...
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Windows 7 RC?

Does anybody know when the RC for Windows 7 will be coming out, or where to get it?
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Has anyone managed to install fresh OS from flash drive?

I'm considering to avoid purchase new machines with optical drives. The only caveat is the OS installation which can be messy - to open the case and temporarily hook up DVD which often does not worth ...