Recent content by nornak

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    cookbook

    I have no formal computer training, but have been using linux since the early 90's. Looking at Amazon lists for books on linux networking, they have entries published in 2007 for $35. I wonder if anyone knows of a more recent text on the subject? Thanks Len
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    intel em lock

    Thank you for your clarification. One of my systems is a dual-boot skylake i7, another is a Broadmore i7, also functioning dual boot. Sorry to have raised a false issue, but I have no formal training in computers. Len
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    intel em lock

    I was looking on amazon at an hp i7-8750 laptop and one of the comments left by a previous purchaser detailed this problem. I have no way to judge the talent or credibility of this person, but I wanted to see if anyone else had had experience with this lock-out. It sounded as though all brands...
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    intel em lock

    I have no other information than what I have posted, and my talents do not permit me to critique the accuracy or completeness of what I have said ( which was said in the context of comments on a new HP laptop).
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    intel em lock

    I do not know details, but have read that some new intel computers have an em lock that prevents the installation of linux and systems other than windows. If this is true, I hope a workaround can be found. I certainly will be very hesitant to buy such a system. Len
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    Hello World, from upstate NY

    After moving south from Indiana, where computer users were intelligent and interesting, we have moved to west Florida, where education has a hard time surviving. Weather is, hurricanes aside, wonderful, if humid. Glad to be among the group!
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    linux v windows 10

    Since the networking was a minor statement in the message, I will leave it here, but monitor the networking forum as you suggest Thanks
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    linux v windows 10

    With the new version of grub, I have been finally successful at restoring dual boot to my uefi systems. I am still working with my mbr system, which is harder because partitions have to be defined as extended and manipulating them is a bit more of a challenge. The biggest reason I use windows...
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    I am afraid I spoke too soon: all 3 of my systems now have the same trouble with Mint as they did with SuSE after ~ 3 boots. Easy BCD was no help, specifically not with UEFI configuration. Mint seems to be a nice little system, not quite as hands-on as SuSE, but very friendly in general. I do...
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    EasyBCD appears to have been unnecessary, but it seems all my problems were solved when I changed from SuSE to Linux Mint. Dual boot is alive and well in one MBR system and two EUFI systems. Thanks for the help Len Nornak
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    Thank you, it should be very helpful. Len Nornak
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    This video should be helpful for my one MBR system. Will it work for the EUFI systems? Thank you Nornak
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    Windows 10 on all three systems is usually working well, and is the system I need because (at least at present) it enables my lan, printer and calendar (I can send the new daily outlook calendar to my other computers). Inertia is possibly the most telling reason I use SuSE (Leap 15). I tried...
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    Dual-boot windows (now 10) and SuSE have been characteristic of my system since the mid 90’s, but the new windows updates have goofed up grub 2 on all three of my systems (both mbr and eufi). I even installed SuSE on a usb hard drive and was able to boot from that until it also generated an...
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