Larger 2.5" drives, but how to clone

At home I have a Mac Mini as my Vista Media Center. My two upgrades I would like to do are: 1) CPU – E.g. http://www.o0o.it/mini/ 2) HDD – E.g. clone existing drive but make Windows partiion bigger Only 6 months ago I put in a 200gb drive which helped but soon I will probably…

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Results of upgrading my Mac Mini HDD, cloning, partitioning to maintain Vista setup

I spent the weekend, amongst other things  upgrading my mac mini hard-drive from the standard 80GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive to a Toshiba GB (note: 20GB must remain for MacOSX when using Bootcamp) MK2035GSS 4200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA/150 Notebook Hard Drive. I’m also thinking, at some point, of upgrading the CPU to…

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Vista RC2 installs

Having waited for RC2 to arrive to sort out my Media Center woes on my Mac Mini, it was worth it. A combination of Bootcamp 1.1.1, Vista build 5744 (available a day earlier than I had anticipated) and Sigmatel installation (forced copy from Bootcamp XP drivers CD) saw my problems on gone (stuttering etc). It…

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Mac Mini Rc1 Update

At home my Mac Mini is still running RC1. The video problem is being investigated (triaged) by the internal team and Im confident of success – it currently looks like it may be network adapter driver related. I tried various things to see if they would work but the video playback of previously recorded MCE…

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Mac Mini Vista Media Center Update

I’m very excited about the new release of Vista. Having bought a lovely Maxtor Mini 100Gb drive and backed up my work and personal machines I’m ready to take the plunge on all fronts to RC1. Unfortunately last night I discovered that Bootcamp assistant (1.1) beta from Apple would appear to rely on the EFI…

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