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Eee PC Recovery without CD

Posted 15-06-2009 at 11:38 AM by Paul (TOLRA Paul)

Having had the need to reinstall Windows XP on an Eee PC without being able to connect a CDROM drive directly to it, I came up with the following to use the supplied recovery image via a USB Flash Memory.

There's no guarantee this will work for you so use at your own risk.

You need:
  1. PeToUSB from
  2. USB Flash Memory, I used a 4GB stick.
  3. The CD that came with the Eee PC
To make a bootable USB Flash Memory stick for recovery,...
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Profile and Entertainment Websites

Posted 25-02-2009 at 02:11 PM by Paul (TOLRA Paul)

With On The Barrier receiving a steady flow of visitors interested in reading the latest news and interviews from the music scene Attitude e-media has recently launched a new service aimed at creating websites for those in the entertainment industry.

Image by Attitude is specialising in profile and entertainment websites rather than the standard business sites most web designers produce. That means entertainer and musician websites built to engage fans, promoters and those looking...
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Windows Live Sync

Posted 30-01-2009 at 07:27 PM by Paul (TOLRA Paul)
Updated 20-06-2009 at 02:41 PM by Paul

I needed a lightweight simple way of sharing files with a friend and colleague while we were working on a project together, at the time I discovered FolderShare from Microsoft, it was not the normal Microsoft bloat and it just worked.

Microsoft have now renamed in Windows Live Sync and after a slightly rocky start it is now running flawlessly.

Drop a file into the shared folder and it's propagated to all the machines sharing that folder no matter where they are in the...
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