Dual boot Windows 10

Posted on June 23, 2015. Filed under: Microsoft Windows, Virtual systems, Windows 10 | Tags: , , , |

Infopackets has a post about Windows 10 Upgrade: Can I keep my Old Windows Install?.

This includes how to dual boot your old version of Windows OR have the option to boot Windows 10.  The method preferred is to convert your old Windows into a Virtual Machine.

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Portable VirtualBox Lets You Take Your Virtual Machines Anywhere

Posted on May 6, 2014. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , |

Lifehacker recommends Portable VirtualBox Lets You Take Your Virtual Machines Anywhere.

Portable VirtualBox lets you install VirtualBox on a USB drive or external hard drive and run your virtual machines anywhere.

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Comodo Time Machine

Posted on January 22, 2011. Filed under: backups, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , |

Lifehacker shows how to upgrade your Windows System Restore with Comodo Time Machine.

Comodo Time Machine is freeware, and “a powerful system rollback utility that allows users to quickly restore their computers to an earlier point in time. CTM ‘snapshots’ are a complete record of your entire system (including the registry, critical operating system files and user created documents).”

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Convert XP into a Windows 7 Virtual Machine with Disk2vhd

Posted on October 25, 2010. Filed under: Virtual systems, Windows 7, Windows XP | Tags: , , , , , |

ZDNet shows you how to Convert XP into a Windows 7 Virtual Machine with Disk2vhd.

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Get the most out of Windows XP Mode with these tips

Posted on March 8, 2010. Filed under: Windows 7 | Tags: , , , , , , , |

TechRepublic has advice on how to Get the most out of Windows XP Mode with these tips.

When using XP mode inside Windows 7, this advice applies.

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x86 virtualization – Wikipedia

Posted on February 15, 2010. Filed under: Help, Microsoft Windows | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

x86 virtualization as explained by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Some of the links may help, along with explanations, of running “virtual machine” versions of other software, such as the XP mode of Windows 7 and what it can run on.

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Turn Your Cellphone Into A Copy Machine

Posted on April 6, 2009. Filed under: Phones, Techniques | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post on how to Turn Your Cellphone Into A Copy Machine.

Some very practical advice on what can and cannot be done, and how to work around it, when using your phone’s camera to take shots of something you need a copy of.

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