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Archive for the ‘Reference’ Category

Windows XP: changing the HAL to support multiple cores (actually: two CPUs)

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/10/14

A while ago, I moved a single CPU Windows XP VM from VMware Workstation to ESXi 4.1 using the standalone VMware vCenter converter.
In ESXi, I increased the CPU count from 1 to 2, and wanting to to for 4 (since  I had been running Windows on a quadcore CPU before).

Well, that turned out to be harder than I thought… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in ESXi4, Power User, Reference, VMware, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP | 6 Comments »

the weight of a sheet of A4 paper…

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/09/20

Recently I needed to know the weight of A4 paper sheets.

So I entered “A4 paper size weight“, and found a wealth of information about paper, sizes weight and history.
Enough for a few hours of happy internet browsing. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Reference | Leave a Comment »

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