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How to get continuously updating environment variable in batch file

I would like to access the updated environment variable in 2nd Batch file, which is changing continuously using 1st batch file. The e.var changing continuously using 1st batch file but I am getting ...
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Issues with windows AUC when trying to configure Apache web server

Win7 64bits up-to-date (March 7th 2013) I get apache 2.2 installed and it worked fine in the past (weeks/month/years ago), with php5. To day I needed apache for some tests so I run it (apache ...
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msys-1.0's dd on windows

msys-1.0 (MinGW) has an implementation of dd usable on windows (dd.exe) but windows does not have file representations of drives to use with dd. Or does it? Afaik dd operates on files. Is there a way ...
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How to prevent OpenOffice from running file recovery every time at startup?

Whenever I start my computer and start OpenOffice, the file recovery option is always displayed. How do I turn this off?
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Linux: Alert user when a file changes

Here's a more general use question. How can I monitor a log file for specific changes, and use a "notify-send" alert in Ubuntu to alert when said changes occur? ORIGINAL QUESTION: I'm attempting ...
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Is this setup.txt file important? [closed]

I have this file txt file in local disk c:/ I do not know what it is but it makes my drive c: look ugly. Can I move this somewhere elseor delete it? Is it important?
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Accidentally deleted all Visual Studio 2012 Win32 files. I need advice

So, I have Visual Studio 2012, and I found that there was no windows form application. No problem, I found that I could download the files and follow the instructions, to get the windows form ...
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(Some Program that lets me) Manually Sort Folders in Windows 7

I want to have some convenient way of remembering the order I put certain folders in, without being forced to rename them. Some of these folders may get deleted and new folders also get added, so ...
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Convert Large HTML to DOC?

I am programmatically converting an existing HTML file that has been dynamically created to a MS Word document. I've ran into a situation where the MS Word Document object fails to process the HTML ...
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393 views

Edit files from a batch script

How would I edit a file from a .bat file that changes the contents of a file located somewhere on the hard drive. For example there is a file on my desktop, can I make a .bat script that will add a ...
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Can I create a socket file on mac?

I am missing /tmp/mysql.sock. It has signature srwxrwxrwx. Is it possible to create this file by hand?
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Finding a file I hid from myself [duplicate]

OS is Windows 7, 64-bit, although that’s probably irrelevant. I’m having trouble finding a file I was hiding from myself. It was an RTF file and compressed into RAR; then I renamed it and removed the ...
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No Ruby icon on '.rb' files after Ruby installation with RailsInstaller on Win XP. How to associate?

At first time I installed Ruby using RubyInstaller for Windows. And in the process of installation there was a checkbox whether I want to have .rb files to be Ruby files. If I agree all the .rb files ...
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How can I combine two file streams into one?

I've got two separate programs running that each generate a log file (one is the output of device attached to a serial port, the other is the debug messages sent from a program commanding the ...
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System Variable containing Selected File in explorer.exe

I need to get the path of a selected file in explorer.exe. I need it from something System Variable or somewhere as I can read in with a java application.
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.MTS file player?

I've been searching, and I can't find a good .mts video file player. The first search on google leads to such a player, but it doesn't work properly (at least for me- the sound goes on, while instead ...
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File Possibly Corrupted

I have a question on another stackexchange site and it was mentioned that my file might be corrupt. Is there a way to verify this? I have access to mac/windows and the file will not open on either ...
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Media file can be played after deleted?

I have experienced the following paradox many times, and I don't understand how it happens. I open a big music/video file (say 100 MB), and when it starts playing, I delete it (permanently). In spite ...
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linux - insert numbered list of files into middle of another list of numbered files

I have a folder (apple) containing files doc001.jpg doc002.jpg ... doc010.jpg, Another folder (banana) also contains files doc001.jpg ... doc150.jpg How can I insert the contents of ...
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Can not delete windows user files [duplicate]

As I was experimenting with windows I made a lot of new users accounts that I don't need anymore. Now I deleted them in control panel, but the user files stay in local disk and can't be deleted.So how ...
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Find files > 0 bytes in length that consist only of NUL in Debian/Ubuntu

After fsck'ing an ext4 drive that had been running in a QNAP nas without an fsck for about four years, I now have a number of files that seem but be the correct size (typically 8-12mib), but each byte ...
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Autostarting Python Script Can't Open txt File, DoubleClicking it Works Fine

So I have a Python 2.7 script and I'm running xubuntu. When I run the script by double clicking it, everything works fine. However, I recently added it to the autostart menu and it runs but once it's ...
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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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Mediawiki: cannot upload files

I need to upload a file on the mediawiki installation on my server. When I try to upload a text file I see the following error: Could not create directory "mwstore://local-backend/local-public/7/78" ...
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Binary/Hash comparing files in different locations while ignoring folder structure in OSX

I need a way to compare files in two different sets of locations, preferably in a way that is a little more thorough than just the file name. We recently got a new NAS for the office and have been ...
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Show Which Remote File is Writing My File

I know it sounds funny. I wrote a shell script and executed on a remote machine to ssh back to my local machine to write some files. I executed the script on various remote machines and I can't ...
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How to view long strings in file properties details

I right-click a DLL, select Properties and click on then the Details tab. As you can see in the following screenshots, long strings are clipped (...) and there does not seem to be a way to resize the ...
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File Syncronization on Localhost?

I hope this is not the kind of "downvotes" question, first post here on superuser :) I am looking for a particular file sync software - this is what I need to do: I have a folder on my htdocs of ...
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file not found error at compilation time

I have written a Java program on the C: drive. When I compile it I get the following error: C:\>javac MyApp.java javac: file not found: MyApp.java Usage: javac <options> <source files> ...
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Define only certain files to be opened with certain software

I have some .php files, Some of them i want to be opened automatically by notepad++, So i go to properties then change the open with value, The problem is that all my .php files is now automatically ...
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How to find files whose names contain any of 2 strings?

I'd like to find files whose name contain "Mar" or "Jun", how can I do this?
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How to convert charset of a file

I have a file (php file) which is has a charset that I need to convert to us-ascii. How can Ido this on Linux?
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copy single big file to multiple smaller harddrives

If I got a single 1200gb file and need to create a backup / copy it using 3 500GB harddrives, what's the best way to do this using linux?
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Install perl module from rpm file

I have a perl issue and obviously I'm not a perl expert. I can not use CPAN. I've installed File::Pid using a rpm, or I tried. I downloaded perl-File-Pid-1.01-3.el5.noarch.rpm (and the ...
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Which program does *this instance* java.exe belong to? Why is it there, and can I remove it safely?

Since I'm stuck in deciding for sure if I should just delete C:\WINDOWS\system32\java.exe ... (I use the java.exe from C:\Program Files\Java[javaversion]\bin, which I explicitly set in my path ...
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How many backups should I keep [closed]

I know that it's very important to keep backups of everything as regularly as possible, but I was just wondering how many different versions of the backup/from how long ago I should keep, because ...
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Du shows wrong file size for about 1 minute

I have a problem with "du -hs" showing a wrong file size for about 1 minute. for example: downloading 200MB file, and checking with du right after the download has been completed will show 1.1MB. than ...
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how to delete FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl

I'm trying to delete the file C:\Windows\system32\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl because of this link to do a clean Flash Player install. However I am having problems deleting it. It says: cannot delete ...
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Postscript to png conversion loss

When converting Postscript files to PNG, is there any loss of fidelity in the converted files? The postscript files are scanned at 1200DPI. If there is such loss, how can it be kept minimum? I'm ...
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Copy all files in a folder which have the same name as files in a separate folder

Let me explain: I am going through a huge icon set, and choosing the icons I like. I have chosen maybe 250 out of 3000 icons. The way the icons are split up are like this: Icons -> 16x16 ...
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File size on disk gets minimum equal to memory page size instead of disk sector size?

I often write small programs of sizes < 512 bytes, which is my disk's sector size. However, the du command always shows these files' disk usage at 4K. My memory page size is 4K. So I was ...
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Hosts redirection not working properly

Simply put, I want to redirect uk.wikipedia.org to en.wikipedia.org. I put this in the hosts file on windows, saved it, and flushed the DNS cache: 91.198.174.225 uk.wikipedia.org But when I ...
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Video import to Movie Maker broken

I'm trying to import a 1 hour long video to Windows Movie Maker, but when I import it it's only 7 seconds long and has nothing on it. It has an error sign on it, and tells me to "double click to fix", ...
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Figuring out a File's File Extension after it's Changed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out the file type without an extension? I am wondering if there is any way for understanding for example a file is a video file after we change it's file ...
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How can I mark files with badges in Windows?

Is there a way or a program that marks the icon of a file with a badge, similar to how Dropbox marks synced files with a green checkmark, and files that are currently syncing blue? I'd use that to ...
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Copy all files from one location to another in Linux, without copying the directory itself

I want to copy some or all files from a directory test/A/ to directory test/B/, but without copying directory A itself. I tried the command cp -R test/A/ test/B, but it copies the directory and the ...
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How to set up samba

Hi I'm a long time linux user with some modest skill but I've always really used one where most of the stuff is already set up. Now I'm starting out on my own and just gotten a little stuck with ...
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How to automatically recover lost file extensions?

We're recoverying bunches of data from a crashed partition of which we had no backup, using a data recovery software. Files are getting recovered, but file names are lost. Is there any software or ...
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ip address seen in ifconfig in os x which is not present in network setting

I have a macbook and some while back I must have assigned it an ip address of 192.168.2.1 on the ethernet interface. The problem is that the ip is still seen even when I have removed it from the ...
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rsync 3 TB of data to 2x 2TB big external drives

Is it possible to rsync my 3TB big hard drive to two external 2TB hard drives? If so what would the command look like? If not, can you think of another solution to sync 3TB of data to 2x 2TB drives? ...