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*nix live CD to recover Vista host?

A friend of mine got his Vista PC infected by a virus. Before I tell him to just reboot with the maker-provided recovery DVD and lose all his data, is there a recommended Linux/*BSD live CD that he ...
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ntfs header files recovery

I have an external harddisk attached to an airport wireless router and somewhat after a few read and writes it is corrupted I tried to attach that to my mac and I can't fix it. It looks like the ...
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Recovering OST file without profile

We have a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and offer this solution to many customers. Recently, a customer had his personal Exchange server crash (which is what made him our customer). He called some ...
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Low level hard disk analysis tools

I have a NTFS drive from a Windows 2008 server machine which has a few bad sectors. I have the drive mounted in Linux. When I do a list (ls) in /media/hda2/Users/Jason it dosnt give me a complete ...
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How do you switch an active SQL Server database into Simple Recovery Mode

I've had some logging problems and based on the way the application works we don't need full recovery mode, which will help us with our logging. How do I switch the database into simple recovery ...
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How to recover outlook settings from backup?

Before we sent the Vista machine off we backed up via the Migration Wizard and with MS Backup onto a portable drive. When the machine came back with a new HDD we installed vista and ran MIG. Some ...
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OS X Boot DVD (for imaging and recovery)

It is possible to create a Boot CD/DVD for Mac OS X? What I would like would be a disc I can put in and boot up into something with a few utilities. We often, for example, have NetRestore NetInstall ...
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What happens if my WHS boot disk or other hardware component failes?

I was boasting to some of my co-workers yesterday that my Windows Home Server (WHS) had my entire home network backed up and that is my recovery plan for a failed hard disk on one of the home ...
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Recovering Linux files from Windows?

I just installed Windows 7 RC and forgot to save a few important files that were in Ubuntu 9.04. I did not have Ubuntu installed on a separate partition. I just used the install inside Windows option. ...
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Restore NTFS partition from linux

One of my unscrupulous users decided to format his Windows XP NFTS hard-disk before he left the company. Are there any Linux based tools that would allow me to rebuild the partition?
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How do you repair a damaged or corrupt partition?

I have a user with an external hard drive that is no longer recognised: the drive letter does not appear in My Computer. The drive is a Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WD2500C032) With ...
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Corrupt vmware vmdk file

We're running VMware Server 2.0 as the host, and Windows 2003 as the guest. We started getting the error message below. From some quick searching it appears that we probably have a corrupt vmdk ...
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What is the best way to gain access when the password is unknown?

If you were provided a computer running Windows 2000 or newer and you have no passwords, what method do you use to gain access with administrator privileges so you can use the system?