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Access denied using attrib

I have a new Windows 7 system (migrating from XP). Need to copy some files from the old HDD, but am getting "access denied". I'd like to change permissions on all files/folders on the D drive, so I ...
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Accidentally ran attrib -r +s C:\

Being an idiot, instead of running attrib -r +s C:\<dir> I hit enter after typing attrib -r +s C:\ and now all folders in the C: drive have a system flag - even hidden folders are showing up ...
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How to set file timestamp to timestamp from within file, for MP4 and JPEG?

I have many pictures which I take from my windows phone. When I copy the pictures onto my hard drive, it changes all the dates "created" to the date they were "copied" over. However the date created ...
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Generating ID#'s in GIS attribute table

In the attribute table within GIS, I have a certain column with ascending values, and I want to assign ID numbers (for easier readability and display) to a corresponding column. So for instance: Feet ...
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Applying LDAP OU attributes to users automatically

Is it possible to set the Office and Department attributes on an organizational unit, that way when we move users around, the user's office and department automatically changes? I don't use AD/LDAP ...
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Are Extended Attributes Indexed?

Are desktop search applications like Beagle or Tracker able to index extended attributes like they do with the other file's attributes? If so, that means that a user can define this extended ...
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Command line tool to edit FAT/FAT32 attributes on Mac OS X?

Is there a command line tool to edit the FAT/FAT32 attributes (hidden, system, read-only) on Mac OS X? The "chflags" command seems to apply specifically to HFS filesystems... Searching the web turns ...
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Unhiding An Attribute For A Given Application in Windows 7

I had a icon on my Windows Desktop which was called "Windows 7 in a Box". It was an application which basically gave me easy access to Windows system controls aka God Mode. I was trying to hide the ...
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Why does diskpart set the volume attributes on all volumes?

I was trying to migrate a Win7 OS from a HDD to a SSD. I've created 2 partition with 1024KB offset, with diskpart: 100MB System Reserved and a 60GB for C:. I've cloned their contents using Easeus ...
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When was transferred file actually created?

When a file is downloaded, in a Date Of Creation in it's attributes indicated the time when it was downloaded, not when it was originally created. Is there a way to find the actual date, be it text, ...
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What added Hidden and System attribute to a folder?

Before upgrading to Windows 8 I did several backups to a secondary drive and specifically to this folder: E:\Backups\Keepers\2013.02.14 Before Windows 8. The backup folder included Acronis True Image ...
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Is it possible to modify the tooltip of a Taskbar pinned shortcut?

I have a bunch of shortcuts (couldn't get other links from mklink working), e.g.: for Firefox that links to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe When I move my mouse over the icon ...
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Windows Vista piping dir output into attrib command

I had a virus or something on my computer that set the attributes for all the folders in the root of my external drive to system and hidden, and created shortcuts to them. I am now trying to remove ...
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Notepad Automatically Launches Upon Boot Up of my Windows 7 64-Bit Desktop PC

Around 12 months ago, When my Windows 7 PC boots up, Notepad started to appear automatically on the desktop (as a duplicate ie one on top of the other), both displaying the same writing inside, and ...
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Why is my batch file doing nothing for 46 seconds before a forced quitting?

I have figured out what part of the code is doing this but dont know how to fix it... Here's the code: Set _Path=Private For /F "Delims=" %%I In ('Attrib "%_Path%"') Do Set _Attribs=%%I If ...
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Windows: How turn off hidden attribute for all files and directories on a drive?

My Windows 7 was recently infected by the system-fix.com virus and it hid all my files and directories. I believe I've removed the virus but I still can't find many files and programs. Is there a ...
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Files and folders inaccessible

It’s a sad day for me. Logging on to my Windows 7 system, I found I had no task bar icons, no desktop icons and no files in my start folders. Definitely not good!! Upon investigation, I found that the ...
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How can i lock a folder without any additional software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password protect any folder without any third party software? I want to be able to lock any folder on my laptop so that it requires a password to open. I'd like it to ...
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How to create line breaks between extended attributes OSX xattr (jwodder)

When using xattr at the command line, is it possible to enter a line break at the end of the name:value pair somehow ? I noticed that when listing the extended attributes of a file: xattr -l file ...
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which version of xattr on OSX 10.5 will not follow symbolic links?

I need to edit extended attributes of directories that are symbolic links. xattr that comes on OSX 10.5 unfortunately writes to the link target instead of the link itself. I discovered a different ...
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using the attrib command

I'll try again. If it vague pleae explain why. I am trying to use the attrib command in the c.l.i. format. I need to find all files from all directories on my u.s.b.drive (I:) at the same time I ...
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How to enable the libattr frature(abbreviated xattr) in linux?

I would use xattr in python, but found the xattr's keys() is empty, does that indicate the libattr feature wasn't enabled? I've learned the libattr feature is disabled in ext3/ext4 by default, but how ...
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Configure which spotlight attributes to show in Finder preview?

Is it possible to configure which attributes to show for file in Finder column view? For all files Name, Kind, Size, Created, Modified and Last opened are shown, but for apps there is also Version, ...