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Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?

Any ideas on how to delete 16 million lines of a 24 GIG file from line 3 onwards. The traditional UNIX command line text tools, recompiled for windows, won’t handle the Unicode aspect of the file nor ...
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dropbox--safely deleting a shared folder to clear up space

How can I delete a shared folder on my account, without another user, who was the original administrator of the file, losing their files? I am trying to clear up space on my account being used by ...
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Windows Live Mail 2012 keeps rolling back contacts changes

Sometimes when I load Windows Live Mail 2012, many individual contacts seem to be rolling back by disappearing or showing an old previous email that the contact had. Every time a rollback like this ...
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How to remove ubuntu from up's government laptop

I have got HP Pavilion g4 notebook from UP Government and i want to remove Ubuntu from it and only have windows 7 in it and i want to make disk partition (Local disk C,D,E and F). So please help me.
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Selectively deleting files with same filename (raw, JPG)

I am a photographer and generate "raw" and JPG images. At a certain point in my workflow, I need to delete all the JPG images before proceeding. That's easy enough; in Windows Explorer, one can sort ...
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Automator service - deleting last page from PDF

I was reading this post on deleting first page from the PDF. How can I modify the desribed work flow in order to delete the last page from the PDF?
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When deleting a profile in win regedit is there the potential to delete profile from network?

When deleting a profile from the Windows 7 Registry is there the potential that it could affect the profiles on the network or is it just on that tube?
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Convenient way to remove html part of multipart/alternative messages on imap server

Is there a convenient way to remove the text/html part of multipart/alternative messages (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIME#Alternative) on an imap server, creating a non-multipart text/plain ...
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Cannot delete file in windows 7. It sits on showing “discovering items”

I have two files in Videos Library. Both files are over 4.0GB in size. I cannot delete them. Whenever I try to delete, the dialogue box with discovering items shows up and keeps showing the same until ...
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remove duplicates command prompt on mac

I have looked for various free software to remove duplicate on my mac but could not find a good one. I have finally settled on command prompt to delete duplicate files but I can't get it to work ...
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Debian - deleting thousands of files

I have machine running Debian Squeeze with apache, mysql, php... In one of the directories there are some other dirs and way too much files more than 500k files, I tried deleting via WinSCP but it ...
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Getting “GRUB loading … no such partition”?

I am having a dual os, windows 7 and linux, the c drive have 20 GB, in which 5 GB is allocated for windows 7 (original) and 15 gb for linux since the spacing for windows is very low i used EaseUS ...
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Deleting same text (not duplicates) in excel 2010

I'm using Excel 2010 and have a number of cells that contain *10^9 e.g. 5*10^9, 3.4*10^9 and need to remove the *10^9. Given that there is about 50000 entries I don't particularly want to do it ...
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Unable to delete Gmail profile in Outlook 2010

I used to have 2 Gmail profiles set up in Outlook 2010. I initially had it set up using IMAP, but I deleted it (or so I thought), and re-set it up the old-fashioned way without IMAP. Then finally, I ...
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How to prevent automatic emptying of Deleted Items when exiting Outlook 2010?

I've just started using a new PC running Outlook 2010 and I'm trying to set my preferred options. In Outlook 2007 on my previous PC, I had changed the settings so that the Deleted Items folder was not ...
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How do I get rid of deleted messages in Outlook 2003 with gmail?

I use a gmail account with Microsoft Outlook 2003. When I delete messages from my Inbox, a line is drawn through the message, but I can't seem to make it go away, so my inbox has thousands of ...
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Cannot delete a folder in Windows 7

I have a few folders that I can't delete: I right-click > properties > security to try and give myself permission, but no joy: So I try to take ownership of the folder in advanced > owner... ...
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Permanently delete files from a flash drive

I heard some people mention that files are deleted from flash drive for good, there is no tracing back. Is that really true? If not, how do I permanently delete files from it? I have a sensitive ...
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do files in the temporary folders get automatically deleted?

We are thinking to make our web application hosted on a windows server 2003 machine create temporary files, and "leave" it there as such. We won't manually take any action on them. So will these files ...
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Cannot delete folders on a network drive from Windows 7

I have a really strange problem. I am using Windows 7 Professional with SP1 installed. I have a My Book 500GB external hard drive connected to the network via Linksys E3000. Now in Windows 7 I am ...
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Thunderbird 5 not deleting messages older than X when using POP3

I've been using my sites webmail (Squirrelmail) only for a few months due to a disk crash on my desktop that hosed my Thunderbird. With the desktop up and running again, I installed Thunderbird 5 and ...
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Why is erasing files in a virtual machine so slow?

I'm erasing tens of thousands of small files in a VMWare Workstation 7, and it's taking HOURS. I can't figure why this is so, as the computer is very high speced, and the VM runs on an SSD. Any ...
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Upgrading software in Mac OS X

When I upgrade a program like iPhoto or Final Cut Pro etc. can I just delete the old one from Applications?
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Windows 7 delayed file delete

I'm stuck with a pretty rare problem that happens on Windows 7 OS only. Every time I'm deleting the file with *.exe extension through explorer, the file doesn't get deleted immediately. I'm forced to ...