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EXE file package repair

I downloaded a large EXE file, but when I try to install it, during the installation process an error message said that some components are corrupted or missing, although the software is compatible ...
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Extract executable/script from memory in (Ubuntu) Linux

Okay, on Linux, when I delete a running executable or script, it usually (for me, pretty much always, but I don't know if it will work in every case) continues to run without any problems. So I've got ...
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Is it safe to delete files in the WINDOWS\pchealth\ERRORREP\UserDumps\ folder?

I have files in C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\ERRORREP\UserDumps\ getting close to 100 MB each. Is it safe to delete them?
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Why have all .exe files been changed to .ink, except for Opera?

I use Windows XP Home Edition with SP3. All my .exe files were changed to .ink. Now I am unable to open basic Windows programs because they no longer recognize themselves nor have any clue about which ...
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Search for exe file within a condition

I want to search for all .exe files greater than 200 kB or smaller than 120 kB in the current folder and its subfolders. Then I want to move them to another folder called "folder" and execute in this ...
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How to remove file association in windows 8?

I have Chrome associated with .xlsx file on windows 8.1 machine In Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations it is not possible to remove association only to change it to another ...
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Windows cannot find '?.exe' - some apps only

Lately, I've been having this problem where Windows was informing me that a file did not exist. For example, if I were to open up my-image.png from explorer, it would tell me that it wasn't found. ...
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Can Double Zipping Cause Problems?

I have a directory that I have been storing a ton of files in. Among the 10ish types of files there are also .ZIPs of other directories. In my personal experience I vaguely remember issues when ...
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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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Recover partially download file auto deleted by Chrome

Where can I find partially completed download file (from chrome ) on my system as(chrome and chromium) it delete them in event of interruption (NET ISSUE). I need the file so that I complete download ...
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How to open files with colons in their names in Windows?

I have some files on my C drive with colons in their names. I'm pretty sure they were created in some Linux distro I used before. I know Linux supports colons in file names, while Windows does not. ...
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How can I mass rename files from the command line or using a 3rd party tool?

I've got a bunch of files named with a the pattern 99 - DescriptiveName.txt and I'd like to remove the number from the front so I just have DescriptiveName.txt. How can I do this? Can I do it from ...
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Importing Bookmarks from a Text File (to any browser/website)

I have dozens of text files containing around 60 url's each, accumulated over years of browsing on multiple computers. I wish to import these into any browser, to allow me to then use cross-browser ...
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How do I keep my files and folders unlocked in Windows 7?

My IDE is getting a frequent problem of failing to delete temporary or scratch files from the disk it is working on and the reason is the files and folders it is working on are being locked by itself ...
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File only visible to cygwin, not windows?

Problem We have a file created with keytool (from jdk 1.5) that is only visible with the ls command. When we do a dir, it's not there. Specifics This file is owned by the user, all other files in ...
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How to purposefully exclusively lock a file?

I want to hold an exclusive lock on a file so it cannot be read or written by anything else. Is there a simple Windows tool or command to do this? I suppose the tool or utility would implement the ...
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How to recover unsaved PSD file on MacOSX

Adobe Photoshop creates temporary *.psb files for emergency recovery at this path: ~/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe Photoshop CS6/AutoRecover The files created have names like ...
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How to hide desktop.ini files without hiding other hidden files/folders?

Is there anyway to hide desktop.ini files, but unhide them when I need them? They get in the way when I'm moving files and such but I do use them so deleting them isn't an option.
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How can the size on disk be smaller than size?

I have an xml file that windows explorer says is 8.00KB on disk, and the size is 25.5 KB. How is this possible? I thought the size on disk is in many cases larger than the actual size (because of ...
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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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Can you enable Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 to handle and edit extensionless files?

For example: gemfile, config, and all other file names with no extensions.
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Opening file:// links in explorer through chrome

I'm switching our company's preferred browser from IE to Chrome and I've run into a problem. When opening file:// links on our intranet, they open in chrome rather than explorer. Is there any way to ...
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Batch file to obtain system info of remote servers list with unique login credentials

I'm not familiar with scripting. I have a task at hand which requires to check server uptimes to make sure if they were actually re-booted when they suppose to. I was going through Google Search and ...
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List files recursively and sort by modification time

How do I list all files under a directory recursively and sort the output by modification time? I normally use ls -lhtc but it doesn't find all files recursively. I am using Linux and Mac. ls -l on ...
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How will I know if two files are identical?

I am currently developing an application and compile it to create a .exe file. Then our operations team copy the compiled application in our test client computer. Now, an error occur when testing the ...
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“Windows cannot find” file when opening Excel spreadsheet

For all of my Excel spreadsheets when I attempt to open them (by double-clicking in explorer) I get the message "Windows cannot find C:...". The files are there, and are valid zip files as seen by ...
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'No such file or directory' error in bash, but the file exists?

On Ubuntu, I get a 'No such file or directory' error when I try to execute a command. I have checked with 'ls -la' , the file 'adb' is there and it has 'x' flag So why I am getting a 'No such file ...
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Batch-convert files for encoding

How can I batch-convert files in a directory for their encoding (e.g. ANSI->UTF-8) with a command or tool? For single files an editor helps, but how to do the mass files job?
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Compact-Disk filesystem to handle a million files?

Good day, I would like to know a compact-disk file system that is able to support millions of files. the file systems that i am aware of have a large cluster size (2048) and are not able to store so ...
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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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Why is it so hard to find a file in Ubuntu?

It's very hard to find files in Ubuntu. In Windows, you could just go to C:\Program Files and you would find what you need. In Ubuntu, you must use search to find something you need. Maybe I am ...
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Windows 7, any way to sort folders and files all mixed together?

Is there a way to sort folders and files by their name all mixed together in Windows 7? It would be easier to understand if you look at THIS page. I want my folders and files arranged like the ...
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compare file timestamp in bash

How do I compare the timestamp of two files? I tried this but it doesn't work: file1time=`stat -c %Y fil1.txt` file2time=`stat -c %Y file2.txt` if[$file1time -gt $file2time]; then doSomething fi ...
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How to recover a removed file under Linux?

By accident, I used rm on a file I didn't want to delete. Is there a way that I can get it back under Linux?
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Obtaining the Windows 7 CD key from its installation files

Are there any files probably contained in the Windows directory that have the product key? I need to re install the OS of my laptop but have misplaced the CD key.
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Bash script to delete files older than x days with subdirectories

I'm trying to delete a ton of files older than x days. Now I have a script to do that find /path/to/files* -mtime +10 -exec rm {} \; But this will also delete the subdirectories. There are a ton ...
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Can't remove/delete symlink

I have tried to create a symlink and it threw this error: ln: accessing `.test': Permission denied Now I can't unlink or delete the symlink file. Tried Googling for help but could not find a ...
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How do I Open Samsung's .sme files?

I have a Samsung mobile phone, and I was using the software that came along with it (Samsung Kies) to backup all my SMS's on my desktop. This software creates a .sme file, to store the backup. I ...
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Should file names contain multiple periods?

I often name files using a convention such that I incorporate a version number at the end, similar to "Some Deliverable - v0.1.docx". Sometimes when colleagues make changes and send back revised ...
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Batch file to process the combining of 2 sets of pdf files together in a directory

I am looking for a script that can do the following: I have 500 pdf files with naming convention: SC####.pdf 500 pdf files with naming convention: AB####.pdf I want a batch file to check if there ...
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Why does moving large folders take a lot of time?

What can i do to fix this? Drop permission properties? I have a large folder with >100k files. I moved it into my archive folder and its taking forever to move. Why is that? I know on XP it takes ...
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Copy a file to a new directory path in DOS

How can I copy a file using DOS commands into a directory structure that may not yet exist? I need to be able to force the creation of the directory path to the target file location if that location ...
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Is there a way to combine text files using the Windows command line?

I am thinking looking for a way to combine all the .txt files in a directory into a single one .txt file. Is there a way to combine text files using the Windows command line?
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how to unlock file without kill related process

I currently use OpenedFilesView for control file handle but it is windows based. i want console application for build automation process. i want something like following code unlockfile file.txt
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What can I do if msvcr80.dll is missing?

I have MS-Office 07 setup in my system. But it seems like if its one DLL got corrupted called msvcr80.dll. When I try to install office now, it says Setup cannot find Office.en-us\msvcr80.dll. Browse ...
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Finding all shortcuts to a file/application

On Windows is there a way to find all shortcuts for a given file/application? This is something I hope to eventually execute programmatically.
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Is it possible to Color-tag files in Windows 7, like in Finder on a Mac?

On a Mac, you can right-click on a file/folder to give it a color which is then displayed in the Finder (the Mac utility like Windows Explorer) behind the label of the file. Is there a way to do this ...
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Move all files in sub-directories to current directory?

I've got files in a bunch of subdirectories, and I'd like to flatten them out and move them all to the current directory. I found this question, but adapting the answer to: mv * . didn't work. I ...
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If I change Windows admin user password, then I can't login to Outlook, why?

I am seeing this strange behaviour with Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. If I change the password of User1 (Admin user), login, and start Outlook, it asks for a password. It keeps saying "password ...