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Make a Bootable USB Kaspersky Rescue Disk

Kaspersky USB Rescue Disk Maker

How to make a Bootable USB Kaspersky Rescue Disk from the ISO file. This tool is a free stand alone antivirus tool that was designed to scan and disinfect computers that have been infected. It is natively available as an ISO. But, in this segment we will use YUMI to extract and run the ISO from a USB Flash Drive. YUMI is also a free tool. It can create a Multiboot Bootable USB flash drive. Enabling users to install, and then run multiple ISO files from a USB device.

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Find Large Files in Linux

find large files linux

In the following simple solution, I cover how to Find Large files in Linux. This process was tested from a running Ubuntu Linux environment. It's good to know which files are taking up the most space as disk space fills up. It's often necessary to locate largest files when you start running out of disk space, and need to perform a cleanup to remove unnecessary files in order to make space for some new files.

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How to manually Install Raspbmc to USB

Win32 Disk Imager

How to Install Raspbmc to USB Manually from Windows: A Windows Raspbmc Installer does exist that enables a user to install and run Raspbmc from a USB drive on their Raspberry Pi. However, if your running a different version of .Net than 3.0 (even a newer version), the RASPBMC installer will crash with an error stating "raspbmc installer has stopped working".

Have no fear, you can easily duplicate the process of the Raspbmc Installer by following the simple steps outlined below:

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Restore GRUB2 after installing Windows

sudo update-grub

How I Restored GRUB2 after a Windows 7 Install. GRUB2 (Grand Unified Bootloader)  is a universal bootloader used by Ubuntu and other Linux Distributions. If you have a Linux Distribution installed on a partition, and attempt to  install Windows alongside it, your GRUB bootloader will be overwritten by the Windows bootloader, and your computer will only boot into Windows.

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FIXED: No Devices Matches MBR Identifier


If you are getting boot errors stating "No Devices Matches MBR Identifier" while trying to boot OpenSUSE from a custom flash drive, it is likely that the Disk Identifier (or Disk ID) found in the MBR file, is incorrect. In the following simple solution, I'll show you a couple of ways to fix this.

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