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Make symlink on Windows of whole tree without modifying the original folder

I'm trying to do this: make a symlink of a whole directory "C:/Master", in different folders like "C:\Projects\Alpha\", "C:\Projects\Beta\" an so on. "Master" directory usually changes in files and ...
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How to recursively find big files in a directory on a Windows 7 operating system [duplicate]

IT is on my case. They say I am using too much hard drive space, and need to use less. I start looking for the culprits which are huge and are the cause. Problem is I have multiple nested ...
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Image thumbnails not showing and cannot access file properties, how to fix it?

This is a folder full of JPGs: Obviously that does not look right. I have given it plenty of time to load, but still I get no thumbnails. When I right click on a file, and click properties, ...
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Ejecting a disk image in Windows 8 temporarily hides all Network Locations?

Just a minor thing, but in Windows 8, when I mount a disk image, then eject it by going to "My Computer/My PC" then right-clicking the disk image and ejecting it, all my "Network Locations" icons are ...
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How do I close a folder after I have chosen a game to play?

I'm a gamer and I have my huge collection of games in one folder. I usually pick a game to play and play it for a while and then I've got to do homework. However, when I quit my game, I see my huge ...
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Synchronizing two multimedia devices on Windows 8

I've connected two multimedia devices to my PC, the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy S3. I would like to synchronize two folders - one on the first device, one on the other. Is there a way of doing so ...
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Deleted reassigned user library folders

I wanted to reassign the Library folders to my Data partition, but sadly I put them all in the same folder, meaning that there was no distinction between the folders. I deleted the folders and wanted ...
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Unable to remove specific folder

This issue has been bugging me for a long time. There is a folder on my drive G:\ that used to be a Google Drive folder. After a Windows re-install I can't remove the folder. I tried giving myself ...
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Missing folder in explorer

The 'Users' folder on one of my clients SERVERS is mysteriously missing from its parent folder. (I DO have hidden AND system folders shown, I have disabled and re-enabled this) The folder is shared ...
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Error: Windows Folder Open in New window “Open In Tab”

the default option is changed from "Open" to 'Open in Tab" windows explore always opens in new window, all Folder Options are reset, how do i recover to the old option ? found this one helpful, ...
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Recursively delete folders and files and exclude a specific subfolder

I have the following folder structure: 2013/01/ 2013/02/ 2013/03/ ... I want to delete every folder and file in there except for the following structure: 2013/0x/image/web/mailing How can I ...
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Zipping multiple folders individually

I have a problem zipping multiple folders individually. I saw that you can do that using Winrar. I have managed to do it. But here is the problem: When you extract the archive made by Winrar, it ...
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407 views

Open last modified file from a folder through command prompt

I have a folder which have some log files. I want to open the latest log file through command prompt i.e. the file having the latest modified date/time. I am able to go to the folder through command ...
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Delete folder collections use command prompt (.bat file)

I have folder APK into APK different included as: framework-res,MyFiles,SystemUI,twframework-res,etc... APK\framework-res\res\values-in APK\framework-res\res\values-vi APK\framework-res\res\values ...
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How do I point GitHub for Windows to my existing repository folders?

I installed GitHub for Windows, and it's a very smooth program (looks exactly like any of the Live programs). However, it lists my GitHub repositories and wants me to clone it to ...
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How do I move files out of nested subdirectories into another folder in ubuntu? (Trying to strip off many subfolders)

How do I move files and not directories into another folder/parent folder? I have a folder structure that is extremely ugly, with some .mp3 files buried 6 levels deep in a sub-folder. I want to ...
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Counting Sum of Lines of all Files in Folder

I am a programmer, and I am way too lazy to open up each of my project's files and count the lines, but I still want to know how many lines there are. Basically, I want to find the sum of all line ...
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Download ALL Folders, SubFolders, and Files using Wget

I have been using Wget, and I have run across an issue. I have a site,that has several folders and subfolders within the site. I need to download all of the contents within each folder and subfolder. ...
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Tried everything - cannot remove padlock icon in windows 7

There is a lock/padlock icon on anything that goes into my documents folder. I tried all solutions on the first search page of google for this problem and NOTHING worked. Now, I am stuck. I realized ...
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Permanently delete Favorites and Searches folders

How do I go about deleting these two folders that seems to regenerate every time I delete them? I've never used these folders, and I don't want folders there that I don't use. How do I get rid of ...
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Program running from a folder where a parent folder is not accessible wont be able to use tcp layer

This issue is one that has taken me and our IT department at our company many hours to pinpoint. The problem only appears on Windows server 2008, windows 7 and windows 8. On Windows XP or Windows ...
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Make directories for each file placed in main directory [duplicate]

I want to place a list of files into individual directories I create from each filename. So given the files in the root directory: Movie1.avi movie2.m4v movie3.mp4 I want to mkdir Movie1, movie2, ...
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Copy top level folder structure without copying files in linux

I would like to copy a folder structure (without the files), but only the top level folders. That is, with my source: folder a * folder 1 * folder 2 * folder X folder b * folder 3 folder c I ...
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User folder settings reset after Windows update

We run a citrix environment with roaming profiles. All servers are 2008R2 and are updated once a month. After updating the servers we receive some complaints from users who loose their customs folder ...
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Download entire directory from a website using Powershell

I have been using the following command to pull back files from a web server and store them on my local machine: $client = New-Object System.Net.WebClient ...
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Windows forgets Download folder location in Favorites

I use a specific folder to download files. I changed the Download link in Favorites to point to that directory. I downloaded a file today by clicking on Download link and saved the file. Then I opened ...
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Mount UFD to a VHD or an iso

Can I mount a live folder or a Removable USB drive as an iso or a VHD and present it to a Hyper-V VM to as a bootable device? Is there any way to boot a Hyper-V VM off a Removable bootable USB device ...
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Organizing a lot of shortcuts on the desktop for quick access, transmissions

I'm in transmission business and have to have fast access to a lot of places on the network, over 100. So I setup folders with related shortcuts on the desktop and setup explorer to 'open each folder ...
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vim cannot open absolute directories from command line

Running vim 7.3 on CentOS 5. Cannot open directories from command line, except ".", so this does not work (vim opens, but just shows a blank buffer): $ /usr/bin/vim /tmp But this works fine, giving ...
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How can I stop getting these folders containing a 0 byte amd64 folder?

Every (other?) day I get a bunch of these crazy named folders appearing in the home drive C:. The names are basically like those this user talks about (What's this folder?: c8c6ac6192a47b59df) ...
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XP: What is automatically deleting folders in C:/Documents and Settings/John/Local Settings/temp?

In the following location: C:/Documents and Settings/John/Local Settings/temp If I create any folders, for example I created 5 of them. Within about 5 minutes or less, the folders auto delete. As far ...
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Remove directory, move subtree up one level

Hi I recently installed windows 7 on another PC and copied my music across, unfortunately I accidentally copied the root music folder so my new (windows 7) folder structure is E:\me\Music\music\ (all ...
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How to hide a directory and its contents on Centos

A quick Google search did not clear up my issue. I need to hide a directory on Centos 6. I want to do that because I'm running the command tree to print the tree directory structure, but I don't want ...
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How do I move emails from a folder to the inbox in Outlook?

I created a rule that moved emails from a specific person to a folder I set up for that purpose. Now I deleted the rule so all the emails are once again going to the main inbox however I want past ...
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How to replace Windows My Pictures folder by symbolic link without breaking long folder name?

Windows lets you store current user images in a custom folder, %userprofile%\pictures, which appears as "My Pictures" under the picture library in the explorer left pane. I have My Pictures on another ...
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Renamed folder still shows up in Explorer - How to clear Windows Folder Cache?

I have renamed "Downloads" folder to "OldDownloads" from my D: Drive, and when I issue dir command in command line, I see that Downloads folder is renamed to OldDownloads and when I try to issue ...
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Automate directory tree creation based on date

Hi and thanks in advance. I'm new to batch scripting and would like to perform the following action daily in my server. I need to make sure the directory path year/month/day exists in a given ...
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Prevent Folder Moves in Outlook 2010

We have a shared email account and I'd like the "owner" of the account be the only one who can rearrange the folders. We set permissions to Edit Own so the other users can add, edit and delete ...
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Can having too many folders slow down a computer?

Someone on a non-technical forum recently told me that storing files nested in too many subfolders can slow down a computer. Is this at all true? It kinda makes sense, since the computer would have a ...
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SBS 2011, need logging if a folder is moved (accidentally) by a user

Small lawfirm, SBS 2011. On this Server each case gets a folder, for 2012 from folder "1-2012" to "876-2012" and for 2013 "1-2013" to "555-2013" until today. A path to a folder looks like ...
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Is it necessary to exclude “both” symbolic linked folders in antivirus?

I'm trying to exclude a folder from antivirus scanning, and I'm wondering if it's necessary to tell the antivirus (MSE) to exclude both "folders" in order to truly exclude the actual folder? For ...
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Open current bash location explicitly in Finder

When double clicking a bundle folder (folder called *.bundle), a Terminal window opens as expected. However, $ open . does not then open a Finder window but another Terminal. Is there a way ...
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Windows 7:How to remove file types from all file explorer

I would like to remove the file type column from all of the sub folders of a specific directory. If I do it the way depicted in the picture, it will not affect the subfolders. Please give me a hint. ...
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What does the 3 mean in drwxrwsr-x 3

I'm following directions on configuring Dovecot MDA and the instructions are telling me that /var/mail should have the following permissions: drwxrwsr-x 2 root mail When I ran ls -ld /var/mail the ...
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Windows 8: every folder becomes read-only and I cannot change them

I've installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my PC but, all of the folders are read-only and I cannot seem to reverse this. Methods I've tried: Changing its attribute from folder properties. Allowing full ...
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Occasionally, My folders simply don't load correctly, no thumbnails, no location shortcuts

The screenshot shows the difference between 2 folders. The one on the right is the correctly loaded one, while the one on the left is the one which isn't loading properly.
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Windows 7 Folder-Merge function for XP

Is there a way (program?) that can let you safely merge two folders in Windows XP? Obviously this can be done manually by opening the source and destination folders and moving everything, selecting ...
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Changing folder name, with current being a '\n'

Some time ago I've had a Mac with a HDD filled with bad sectors. While I had backed up most stuff, I needed an up-to-date iPhoto Library, which was unfortunately broken - on export, iPhoto crashed, ...
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How to reset thumbnails in windows 8

I changed the album art of an audio file inside a folder using a id3 tag editor. But the folder thumbnail still shows the old album art. I tried to clear thumbnail cache using system cleanup, But i ...
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Arranging icons inside a folder on Windows wherever I want

Is there any way to arrange icons in a Windows folder wherever I want? I have to switch resolutions many times a day for work and my icons on the desktop are always being messed around. I wanted to ...