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Test Bootable ISO and Live CD/DVD without restarting you Computer

You can easily test bootable iso without burning it to a CD and without restarting your computer using MobaLiveCD or Sun Virtual Box.
You can also test bootable CD/DVD in VirtualBox without restarting your computer.


Install Windows 7 to a VHD and boot from it!

With Windows 7, you now have the option to boot the OS from a VHD, a virtual disk file, instead of a partition. This way, you don’t have to reconfigure your hard drive partitions.
This feature is similar to Ubuntu’s Wubi installer which uses a similar concept to avoid reconfiguring hard drive partitions.
Basically, instead of installing windows 7 to your physical HDD by getting rid of Vista or even dual booting off another partition, you can install to a virtual HDD (in VHD format), and boot off the VHD so you actually get the hardware functionality to play with!!


Install Windows 7 directly from hard disk without using any Secondary Medium

Direct Download links to Windows 7 have been leaked.One way of installing Windows 7 is by burning the downloaded iso to a DVD.I found a way of installing Windows 7 directly from the hard disk by extracting the contents of the downloaded iso file.So you don’t have to waste a DVD to install Windows 7.You can install it directly from the hard disk by extracting the contents of the downloaded iso file.


Hidden Shortcut in Grub

Many people are using Ubuntu nowadays and almost all ubuntu users also have windows installed. To load your choice of operating system a boot manager is used.In the above case the Grub boot manager which comes along with Ubuntu is used to select the operating system to load.The boot manager displays a menu which lists installed operating systems.We use the up and down arrow keys to navigate the menu and the Enter key to select […]


Change Windows XP's splash screen-The easy way

The most common way of editing Windows XP’s boot screen is by editing ntoskrnl. There is a more simple way of changing the boot screen.The only drawback is that the progress bar leaves a trail. First make create 16 bit 640*480 image and save it as boot.bmp in ‘c:\windows’ directory Click Start|Run and type c:\boot.ini. The file opens in Notepad. Look for an entry similar to this. "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect" Add /noguiboot […]