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Setting custom icons based on files' contents

I'd like to have a custom icon for the files with extension .extension the same way images do. In the windows explorer I see a preview of images as their icon. Instead of having a general icon for ...
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How to delete “Program Files” folder in Windows 7

OK ... here is the deal ... I replaced my current drive C with a brand new drive and installed Windows 7 on the new drive. I took the old Drive C: and added it to a different SATA port and made it ...
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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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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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Why don't I have permission to open a file in my documents?

In Windows 7, I am trying to open a file in my documents. When I do, I get the error message: You don't have permission to open this file. Contact the file owner or an administrator to obtain ...
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Replacing files in a folder structure with files from an unsorted folder

I have over 50,000 PDFs organized into folders in a file called PDFACT. I needed to compress these files so I ran them through Adobe to batch compress them and this worked—except Adobe could only ...
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Organizing files on my computer into Mediawiki-style categories

I'd like to organize the files on my computer into Wikimedia-style categories, where files can be added to categories and every file can belong to more than one category. Can this be done using a ...
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Identify recovered filetype

I'm searching some info about this file. It was recovered from a failed HD, with Ontrack EasyRecovery. The file extension may not be accurate. I tried with TrID (I'm the developer), and based on the ...
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LogRotate use regex for filename

I have a custom logging class that creates a log for each instance of the process and adds a unique id to the log file name, example: process.1234.log process.1235.log Also I can add a date/time ...
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Join multiple consecutive SQLite database dump files into 1 common database? Purpose: Search through ENTIRE Chrome Browsing History

Google Chrome 's default web browsing history search engine only lets you access the records of the recent 100 days. Nevertheless in your application data, Chrome keeps your entire browsing history in ...
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Is there a way to fix file location/indexing issues on Windows 7 network shared drives?

The problem I am having is that a file is downloaded onto X drive into a "Downloads" folder, and I think take that file and put it in a TV Shows folder, and the networked computer doesn't see it moved ...
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Can't rename or move folders on network drives in Windows 7 anymore

I can't connect to two network drives via a VPN connection to my workplace's server anymore. Everything was fine until recently since when I started to receive an error message "The File or Folder ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7, C:\ Saved Files Become Unmovable

I've got an issue that I've had happen on two completely different Windows 7 computers. Basically, I'm accidently able to save a file to C:\, and then unable to do anything with these files later ...
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Garageband backwards compatibility

Is there anyway to open a file made with Garageband 5 in Garageband 4? Would it be possible to open it in another program, like Audacity, so that I can re-edit? I'm a bit new to Macs, so if someone ...
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What program/app is renaming files with “yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss” as the filename?

My pictures folder has a bunch of renamed pictures and movies, with many duplicates all the sudden. All the renamed files are named with this date/time format: yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss. Original files ...
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Files not sent (msdos/ftp)

I have a problem. I tried to upload a video to my company platform by ftp using msdos comands. The conection does ok and it returns the message "ftp: 687036 bytes sent in 1.75s 393.49kbytes/s. ftp>" ...
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Can't delete nested libraries file

So, the thing is - I installed Arduino some time ago, and all of a sudden it stopped working. I did som ressearch, but found no answers, until some days ago when I stumbled upon something ...
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Opening file hangs folder

I've a problem with my computer. When I'm opening a file thats in a folder (also in desktop folder) this folder hangs (I can't interract wih other files in folder or close or minimalize it), and the ...
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USB Flash Drive shows empty but definitely had non-hidden files

I have this 16 GB USb Flash Drive and I remember storing a lot of data in it. I used this several weeks later on my Windows PC and it fails to show any files on it. None were hidden and even so, my PC ...
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How to print file from batch?

If I use NOTEPAD /P c:\myfile.txt, it can't print the file because the batch file starts with @echo off. Does someone know how to print the file?
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What are the correct options to use to verify video files using ffmpeg.exe in Windows 7?

I have thousands of video files to check/verify if they have an error or a warning. A firm just digitized them over old tapes (VHS, Umatic ...) All these videos are in mp4 format and i want to check ...
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Display different icons for different properties of a file (in the Windows Explorer)

Is it possible to set an icon for files with a specified extension ( .abc ) but not from an icon file? What I mean is if I can have a program (.jar or .bat) to decide the icon of these files. In the ...
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Is there a way to keep track of unopened/unchecked files?

I'm looking for a way to keep track of unopened/unchecked received/downloaded files via various means, browsers, torrents, DC++, hosting sites, etc. Let's say that I'm a bit overwhelemed, and ...
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Windows Directory Structure

I couldn't find a Windows stack exchange so I am asking this here. I know how a *nix directory structure is set up and how directories are pretty much just lists of files. I can open them with a text ...
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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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SSD vs HDD for file upload and reconstruct chunk file

Using HTML5, I will have an uploaded files roughly 2 - 10GB per client, uploaded to a server. The script will chunk each file into 100MB pieces, and reconstruct the file after everything uploaded into ...
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How to track changes in a config file (i.e. XML file) in real time

I would like to know how to monitor changes in real time in a file in Windows. I've found other answers like using tail but this only works for log files or similar, where changes are made at the end ...
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Duplicate one layer into several open files (Photoshop CS5)

I know that I can duplicate one layer from a file into another one, but is it also possible to duplicate that one layer into more than one open file with one step or do I have to open the duplicate ...
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Page cannot be displayed CHM / Compiled HTML Help Files

I've started getting "Page Not Found" errors for no apparent reason when trying to view compiled html help files, for some reason (image below). I've seen this thread, of which none of the answers ...
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Did I find Super Hidden files in Windows 7?

I seem to have found hidden files on Win 7 that have no address location nor can they be opened - they are not even clickable. I used Explorer++ to do a search for the string AT&T to test the ...
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Huge .sys File on C: Drive (not pagefile.sys or hiberfil.sys)

I've just noticed a huge 33GB .sys file on my C: drive and I'm not sure if its safe to delete it? The path is C:\ {a3f2acc2-08cc-11df-9cc8-806e6f6f6862}{a3f2acc2-08cc-11df-9cc8-806e6f6f6862}.sys Any ...
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Can Textmate detect file type before saving?

Is there a way to make Textmate recognize the file type automatically before saving? I often create a new file for the purposes of quickly testing code and it would be nice if I didn't have to select ...
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My files on micro SD card not showing on macbook pro 13"

Used to work fine. Could it be a virus from Window PC, I can't see my photos on SD card on mac. Is there any way to copy these views. I know I can try it on Windows PC and that might work but I don't ...
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File & Folders Label tool in For Windows

I'm looking for tool that allows me to mark folders & Files in Windows .. I found this app but it's buggy and not working on Windows 7 64x. http://eng.softq.org/badges.htm Please is there ...
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How do I properly get rid of the .backupmanager files on my Acer 7741z?

On my Acer 7741z, I have over 3,000 Acer .backupmanager files to delete as per a post I just found on SuperUser. However, do I have to delete each .backupmanager file one at a time or is there a ...
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Tool/code/extension for tagging files

There are a lot of articles on how you can tag files in Windows 7, such as: http://lifehacker.com/#!232891/tag-files-and-save-searches-in-windows-vista Furthermore there are some tools like ...
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Windows xp - recover document opened directly from IE

Attempting to help a family member recover a document. The word 2007 document was downloaded and opened directly from a webmail interface using Internet Explorer running on Windows XP. The user saved ...
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How to find files not accessed for the period of time without atime in linux?

Is there a way in the linux to find files which were accessed (read, write, doesn't matter) during computer boot and work? Or even better files that were NOT accessed at all during some time? I know ...
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Path Finder: How to sort files by date, but folders by name?

This is possible in Total Commander. How can I make such separate sorting in Path Finder as well? I like to sort files by date, but I don't see any point in sorting folders this way - they just jump ...
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Store the filename of the extracted file in a text file

what is the best way to store the filename of an extracted file in a text file? I have a script that extract a single file from a tar file and then I need to store the name extracted file to a txt ...
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Possible to determine filename encoding (en masse)?

Using Windows 7, is there a way to search for files that contain non-ANSI encodings in their filenames? I was stumped to find a document with a first letter that was encoded in UTF8. I have no idea ...
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I can't answer my Windows drive from PCManFM

I have a Windows installation and a Windows installation. I'd like to get onto my windows drive and copy some files over to linux without rebooting, but when I open up my file manager (PCManFM), and ...
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Mac OS: don't delete file while renaming

I remapped my Mac keybindings, so that files are deleted by pressing just the delete key, like in Windows. Unfortunately, when renaming a file and pressing delete ("forward delete one character"), ...
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Is there a delete trigger called on deleting an html file?

How is it that when I delete the file, say Stack Overflow.htm, the folder Stack Overflow_files is automatically deleted along with it? And does this user have control over this? Strictly talking for ...
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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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Drag and drop multiple files that d/l as same filename in Windows 7

I'm trying to drag and drop multiple photos into a folder. My problem is that they will download as the same filename, i.e. photo.jpg. Windows only gives me two options. Either replace one of them or ...
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Enable file thumbnails without enabling live folders

I am working on theming my computer, and to do so, I would like to change my default folder icon. I have done this through changing the default folder in the windows icon registry, and it worked fine; ...
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export windows file structure into .csv with date parameters

My real goal is to get a list of the files in my windows file structure into Access, but as there are over 500k files the various bits of VB code I've tried all take a very long time and is not ...
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How can I un-concatenate a bunch of files?

I accidentally made a backup of folder using "copy folder folder_backup" and got a file called folder_backup. It contains all the bits of the folder. And I accidentally deleted the folder. How do I ...