Cloning OS with Case Study: Windows NT/XP/7

So the general headline is cloning, so basically backing up you system. Some commercial software that was mentioned when I researched was: Acronis True Image Ghost There are a lot more, see for example here: http://ghost.radified.com/ghost_alternatives.htm But as I am a fan of open source software or at least free software I preferred playing with Continue reading →

Vista: allow pinging

Vista is blocking pings. Nice to know? Well I always wondered why and I found out by (who would have gussed?) googling. Anyways, here is how to quit blocking incoming pings: Control Panel-> Administraive Tools-> Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Select "Inbound Rules" Search for "File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - ICMPv4-In)" Right click Continue reading →