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Find files that have been accessed after they were created

With the find command it is easy to find files that have been modified or accessed within a given period. When a file is created, the acesss time is the same as the modify time. But as soon it is ...
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How to prevent viruses to hide files automatically in Windows XP?

Well, I've read the similar questions and did not find what I need. I use ESET Smart security and I've scanned the computer twice but still "Do not show hidden files and folders" is controlled by the ...
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Quickest way to see hidden files on Windows?

I have a bunch of folders in my Documents library that were automatically generated by various programs. In order to reduce clutter, I have made these folders hidden, because 99% of the time I don't ...
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How do I view which process is using a particular file?

Can anyone suggest a program that can tell me which process is using which files? I need a GUI program that I can run on Windows Server 2008.
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How to use cygwin (or linux command) to rename the files and directories recursively with regular expression

I am using Windows, and trying to use Cygwin to perform this task. I would like to rename the files and directories recursively as following: From: 1010110010\ 1010110010\1010110010.jpg ...
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Flash CS5 failing to open it's own documents

Pretty disastrous really, on Friday I made a few tweaks to some production files, nothing out of the ordinary at all. Today, I cannot open a large number of my own documents. Important: I have only ...
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How to download files from command line?

For example, see this page Advanced Linux Programming. I want to download all the pdf files linked from this page. Is there a simple commandline way of doing it? Something on the lines of download ...
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Visual diff for multiple file pairs on Linux

I need a GUI program for Linux (Ubuntu Karmic) like tkdiff, which can display 2 files side-by-side, and highlight the differing lines, and it accepts multiple file pairs on the command line, but ...
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how does one create an XLIFF file

I see lots of info and tutes on how to use some XLIFF translators, and how to create .po files, but how do I create an XLIFF file? It seems XLIFF editors allow you to open and translate an XLIFF ...
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Add option to boot.ini with batch

I need to create a batch file that adds text to the last line in a boot.ini file, for example the last line of my boot.ini is : multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP ...
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File Attribute of X

I have a file on my Windows 7 machine with the attributes of HX. I understand H means hidden, but what does X mean?
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Certain files do not show up in Windows Explorer or cmd, but exist

I have a folder of MP3 songs. In Windows Explorer and when doing "dir" in cmd, I see: 01 One More Time.mp3 ... 14 Too Long.mp3 However, there exists a file folder.jpg and I can access it by simply ...
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Hidden files in Disk Usage Analyzer

How do I get Ubuntu's "Disk Usage Analyzer" to show me the hidden files? It tells me my home dir uses 3GB, but only accounts for 525MB (the results of du -shc *). Can I get it to show me the other ...
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Moving Program Files from C:/ to D:/

My question Is there a program for Windows 7 which can completely move C:/Program Files to D:/Program Files without losing all the registry connections, so ending up with a working D:/Program Files? ...
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Virus Effected to my pendrive

I am using scandisk 8 GB pendrive. I am a programmer so I put my project details and my projects in that pendrive, by using folders. Now the problem is that my folders are becomig hidden, when I am ...
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What is the purpose of the hidden files from OS X on my FAT32 external drive (only viewable in Windows)

I have a LaCie external hard drive that I'm using on both Windows 7 and on Mac OS X. I've noticed that when I create files on the drive while it's plugged into my Mac, when I bring it back into ...
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How to delete all occurrences of .BackupManager and BackupManager.list from C:\ drive on Windows 7?

I just bought an Acer Aspire 5551. Nifty little laptop, great price. Last night, I tried Acer Backup Manager for the first time. Besides taking hellish long (compared to SyncBack), it also created a ...
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Linux file privileges

How can I check and set who can view or open a given folder or file?
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How can I convert an IFO file to play on youtube?

Is there a free way to convert an IFO file to play on youtube? I have a very short clip that I need to load to our website.
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Archiving emails as individual text files + attachments on newer OSs than XP (like Express Archiver)?

I'm looking for Windows 7, MacOS and Ubuntu Linux equivalents of Express Archiver for Windows XP that archived Outlook Express emails to individual files. http://www.expressarchiver.com/ This ...
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How to determine if file on another machine is being accessed

I would like to determine if a file on another computer (or network) is currently being accessed. Ideally, I want to perform this task in a batch file, but other methods of performing this feat is ...
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Visual Studio 2010 hangs when opening file

Having this problem with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate where it hangs when trying to open any file. This is a very specific setup, so I don't even know where to start searching for a solution. I'll try ...
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How do I keep Mac OS X from saving hidden files on my flash drive?

Hidden files and folders like .fseventsd, .Spotlight-V100, .TemporaryItems, and .Trashes are getting dumped in my flash drive every time I plug it into my Mac... How do I keep it from doing this? ...
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Open local files on Safari

I would like to know if there is a way (i.e. plugin) to open local files on Safari as i am used to do with FF or IE. Suggestions anyone? EDIT: I do not want to open the file using "Open->File", but i ...
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I can't edit /etc/init.d/rc.sysinit as local - vi says it's [readonly]

I have a rootkitted SUSE Linux and I'm trying to fix it. I have root privileges but when I go: cd /etc/init.d vi rc.sysinit vi tells me the file is [readonly]. The owner of the file is root.root ...
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how to delete invisible files

I scanned my flash drive for viruses using avast free. It didn't found a threat. But it said that there are files that couldn't be scanned. How do I delete those files? I can't see it even if I set ...
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Ubuntu, search for a file and also look in all sub-directories?

If I am in a particular directory path, I want to search for all files in any folder/sub-folder. How can I do this?
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ISO - Update file internally without remaking

Is there a way, on Windows 7, to update a file inside an ISO? Right now I extract all the files, update the file, then re-create the ISO.
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Can I pin a file to the taskbar in Windows 7? If I can, how?

For example, I have a password protected .ODT file that I use to manage login information. I would like to pin this file to the taskbar so I can click it to open the file in OpenOffice.org (or ...
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Change the file from .mat to .txt

How can I convert a .mat file into a .txt file with all the headers? I do not know how many fields are present. How do I export this data? I have MATLAB. I tried in MATLAB: load('test_data.mat'); ...
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Using Robocopy for file rotation

I am looking for a way to use robocopy to rotate log files. Currently I have a batch file using robocopy to copy files and log the results to a specified folder location. What I would like to do is ...
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Is it possible to change the maximum folder+file length? (on win 7) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Extend maximum file path size in Windows 7? Hi all, I wish to allow my computer (on windows 7) to work with longer folder+file names. Is it possible?
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How can I open a random file in a folder? [closed]

Is there a program or .bat that will open a random file in the current folder?
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How to change extensions?

In Windows 7, I want to change an .ai (Adobe Illustrator) file extension to a .pdf extension...How do I do this? I have tried renaming the file, but Win7 still thinks it is a .ai file...how do I ...
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Java file replication

I have a java application that write some things on local disk and I need to have a replica in a remote system. Is there any usable tool for it?
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Windows Vista Basic - I cannot copy file from CD

I have windows vista basic laptop. There were two antivirus programs Symantec Norton Antivirus and Avast. Both were removed. So there is no AV software at all. I am trying to copy file (probably ...
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Outlook 2010 + Move IMAP PST file = Outlook data file cannot be accessed

I set up a new IMAP account in Outlook 2010. It works but creates IMAP PST file in C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook. I want the file on my data drive in D:\Users\User\Documents\Outlook ...
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What's the deal with writing to hidden files?

If I edit a hidden file in Notepad, I can save changes. Editing and then attempting to save that same file in Wordpad causes an "Access to C:...\file.txt" was denied" dialog to pop up. In my very ...
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How can I get my image previews back in explorer?

For some reason, first all .png images stopped previewing, and now ALL images stopped. It's very frustrating as it's difficult to see what I'm doing. Is there a way to get it back? This is how it ...
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Access file by its id and change file attributes

Just like every file also directories have file id. You can see them by typing ls -i How do I view file content by its id? How do I change directory attribute to file (remove D) and vice versa!
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How can I get write permission for the Web (Inetpub) directory on a new Win 7 machine?

I mirror my Web site on my laptop, and am trying to move the mirror site to a new laptop. I copied the files to the Inetpub directory, and can view them perfectly, but they are read-only (the ...
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Windows 7 recreate my .exe/.dll files

i have a few programs that check if file exist, and if its old version delete him and paste the new one. However under Windows 7 Professional i can't delete the file some System process is always ...
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How do I remove file properties like 'user' and 'computer'?

How can I remove file properties like 'user' and 'computer' in Windows 7? I think this is 'personal information' and don't want the file to have this information when I share it.
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What do .# file names mean in Linux?

This is probably trivial, but I'm quite new to Linux and I was unable to find any info online. In a folder, I can execute the command find . -regex '.*py' and get the following result: ...
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Mac OS X file recovery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to find the original content when the folder is already “replaced”? Is there any free undelete software for the Mac? I thought that all operating ...
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Moving files from Public folder to C: takes a minute, even though they are same hard drive and same partition?

I have a big file, like 2GB, and would like to move it from Network -> Bookroom -> Users -> Public (this is the computer in the bookroom in the house) to c:\myfiles and they are ...
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Is it possible to toggle hidden files without relaunching Finder?

There are several ways how to toggle hidden files - via a shell command, or AppleScript, or Automator action, or even a Dashboard widget. All of them close and reopen Finder windows, which is quite ...
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VERY large text files and Snow Leopard

Sometimes I need to work on EXTREMELY large text files. 200-300 megs or more. My favorite text editor on my MacBook Pro is TextMate. However, TM chokes on very large text files. Even ones around ...
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Application to open / edit a very large CSV file (500 MB, 4 million records)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Text Editor for very big file - Windows What editor/viewer to use to inspect large text based files? I have a CSV file which has about 4 million rows and is about 500 ...
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Find out where Data is stored in Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s using up my disk space? Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? I've recently hit the cap on my 450gig HD and I can't seem to figure out ...