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Messages - Eugene Gorbunoff

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Events / Re: Reminder about OS/2 VOICE IIRC speaktup in about 18 hours
« on: February 18, 2018, 06:11:58 pm »
Killer application is the topic #1.

There are 2 ways: 1) degradation and shrinking of the market  OR  2) expansion and growth

No killer application - no sellings of new licenses. If the killer application exists, then 1 license can be sold today.


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Hardware / Re: Limitation on using an USB DVD and CD writer under ArcaOS
« on: February 18, 2018, 02:33:17 pm »

To use USB DVD writer,

install Full DVD Toys + old cdrtools (from the site of DVD Toys)

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Events / Re: Reminder about OS/2 VOICE IIRC speaktup in about 18 hours
« on: February 17, 2018, 06:57:57 pm »
OS/2 VOICE IRC speakup with Arca Noae

February 17, 2018

Here is the log of IRC-chat: http://en.os2.guru/showarticle.php?id=314

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Events / Warpstock Europe 2018 - Are you going participate?
« on: January 31, 2018, 12:21:36 am »
http://warpstock.eu

Who goes visit the conference? What presentation are you going demonstrate?

The list of presentations, promo banners, etc should be ready in advance. (3-5 monthes)

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Setup & Installation / Re: ThinkPad X220
« on: June 23, 2017, 12:02:28 am »
No.. if you move harddrive with Windows 7 from X220 to X230 - Windows will not start.
So, the internals are very different.

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Setup & Installation / Re: Laptop advice please
« on: June 08, 2017, 08:00:50 am »
L530 and T530 are very different. Different internals (BIOS, ..). Yes, logo is the same.

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Utilities / Re: Battery charge
« on: June 04, 2017, 10:47:37 am »
No, we don't have such tools.

Battery Widget shows the level of battery.

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Storage / Re: USB and Format Issues
« on: May 30, 2017, 10:35:50 am »
To format USB flash or HDD to FAT32 you can use ReFormat utility
http://ecomstation.ru/projects/disktools/?action=reformat
it's shareware (subscription)

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Setup & Installation / Re: ArcaOS install - can't create partition
« on: May 28, 2017, 11:22:58 am »
1) To install Windows and OS/2 to one harddrive, you should format all partitions from OS/2. Then install Windows, then install OS/2.
It is recommended install OS/2 to new harddrive always.

2) If ArcaOS installer refuses to install and offers "Fix partition", again and again, then
* convert GPT to MBR (if necessary)
* try remove existing windows partitions using shareware Windows disk tools (Arconis, Paragon)


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Hardware / Re: Format 64gb Thumb Drive
« on: October 11, 2016, 06:49:40 pm »
Reformat utility is created specially to format USB flash disks to FAT32
http://en.os2.guru/projects/disktools/?action=desc


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Setup & Installation / Re: Thinkpad T540p and eCS
« on: September 26, 2016, 11:01:19 am »

try change settings in BIOS setup,
* Security Boot = disable
* UEFI = disable, activate Legacy
* USB =  use USB 3.0 as USB 2.0

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Hardware / Re: New Laptop with AMD Processor
« on: September 15, 2016, 12:47:13 am »
one more example - laptop repair services even don't spend efforts to reanimate the laptops with AMD. It doesn't give income to them, the problem will appear again in several monthes again.

So, when you select a laptop, always put AMD to the black list.

and one more argument for Intel: the users prefer Intel wifi adapters instead of Realtek and other "alternative" cheap adapters.

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Hardware / Re: New Laptop with AMD Processor
« on: September 14, 2016, 11:09:29 pm »
I don't recommend laptops with AMD.
as was mentioned, such laptops are cheap, warranty is short, the processors burn often.

OS/2 users select OS/2 instead of Windows but it is recommended use high quality hardware (Intel x Cisco x high-end Lenovo  x ..  )

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It's not clear,
do they pay you 119 EURO if you take this computer?
Or you should pay 119 EURO?

I recommend:
* OS/2 2016 supports modern i3/i5/i7 computers
* or buy used  brand desktop (ThinkCentre, HP, Dell)

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