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Old 06-09-2014, 09:19 PM   #81
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I have a Dell box set up with XP and Mint for the purpose of recovering data. Depending on the problem, I may use one or the other. I can boot the same machine with other specialized Linux recovery disks.

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Old 06-10-2014, 08:43 AM   #82
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I thought everything was going along great and had just written a nice post to that effect for this forum. Just when I hit the "submit reply" button, I got a "database error" message and my post "evaporated"....
The database error was a problem with the software running this board, not your laptop. I had the same thing happen around the same time; but, it was a very short lived issue.

Congratulations for learning so much so quickly and for taking the time to reuse these old machines.

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Old 06-10-2014, 08:53 AM   #83
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