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What does it mean by Inheritance in advanced security tab of a file or folder?

In windows 7 and 8 there is a option in folder or file's advanced security tab called enable or disable inheritance.What will happen if I enable or disable this option?What is by default for a file or ...
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Check if a file has been changed [duplicate]

Ok I have the following scenario: A certain process (A) creates files and I want to write a program which reads these files to generate some statistical data. The problem is simple. I want to be ...
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Removing the “Open File - Security Warning” in windows 8?

I like to study a lot of code from various sources from around the internet, and a big part of that involves downloading and opening the files to view the source code. Now every time I try to open ...
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How to prevent access of users to read and extract my binary files

I have set of binary data files among one of my applications and for security issues I should encrypt and decrypt files for every use. This is quite well but the process is killing. I use Blowfish to ...
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Permissions, Rights & Privileges

I only have the privileges of a normal user on a Windows environment (XP). I would like to ask the following questions. (1) Are any/all attempts to access a log file(text) logged somewhere ? (2) Are ...
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Is there a way to lock folder and all files inside for specific time?

Is there a way / tool to lock folder and all files inside for specific time to prevent any other program on PC to perform any actions? Something like anti-Unlocker tool for Windows. I use Windows ...
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what could tiny files with the hard drive icon be?

My browser (google chrome) seems to be downloading files which i didn't mean to, they come up on the downloads bar with the icon for a hard drive, but they're only ~50 kb so far it's done: ...
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Different permissions when navigating to a remote server folder via UNC path w/ Explorer than when I remote in via Remote Desktop?

Here at work, we connect to remote servers when we need to deploy our production code. I often use Windows Explorer to navigate to a server folder directly via UNC path to delete, rename, or copy ...
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How can I disable the “Open File Security Warning” when I want to run downloaded executable files?

I would like to disable the "Open File Security Warning" that says "Do you want to run this file?" whenever I double click on an .exe I download. I have Windows 7 Home Premium, so I don't have the ...
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when i send someone a file, are the details (Date created / Date modified / Owner / Computer) sent as well (by default)?

I have created a file asd.asd: I want to know when i email this file directly to other people, what kind of information (Date created / Date modified / Owner / Computer) will be exposed. I am ...
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How can i prevent file copy in my usb stick?

I want to prevent other users of copying my files from my usb stick. Is there any method to do that? Thank you very much!
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Disable Windows 7’s “Open File - Security Warning” dialog for exe on local drive?

I am trying to run Eclipse java-galileo-SR2-win32 when I get open-file-security-warning. The files are just extracted from a zip file and put into a directory ...
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protect files without encrypting

Is it possible to protect files from intruders without encrypting it? Specifically php files. Because when I try to encrypt it , it won't be readable from the localhost. Even a simple application ...
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Everyone group Full Control of HOSTS file

Am in the process of documenting how to install a new remote access solution across (our granted somewhat small) user base. During the install of the client on XP the program asks to be given access ...
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Best open-source symmetric-only file encryption utility apart from PGP?

I need to e-mail a file to someone with whom I have already negotiated a password. What are reputable, reliable and open-source tool with simple UI? An example for disk (as opposed to file) encryption ...
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Software for completely deleting files and folders without a trace

I want to delete all files and folders completely so that users cannot recover the deleted files or folders. How can I do this?
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Windows: tool to list of the user who accessed a particular file and when

I a windows I can look at the Last Access time of the file and it will show me when well a file has been touched last time. Is there any tool which could give me the list of the users who accessed ...
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Linux /usr/bin file disappears after reboot

I have moved an executable binary into /usr/bin. This worked, allowing me to run the program as expected. However, after the next reboot, I noticed the command did not respond, and when I checked ...