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Virus Effected to my pendrive

I am using scandisk 8 GB pendrive. I am a programmer so I put my project details and my projects in that pendrive, by using folders. Now the problem is that my folders are becomig hidden, when I am ...
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Create three level of directories

I need to make three levels of folders each numbered 0-9 so that I can access files/1/2/3/123456.jpg mkdir {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0}/{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0}/{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0} doesn't work. I don't ...
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How can I create many folders on Windows 7 from a text file (.txt)

I have Windows 7 (English) and I want to create many folders from a text with Greeks names (I'm Greek). Do you know any program (especially freeware) or a command line trick to get my job done ? ...
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How to download an entire folder using Subversion (or another method)?

I'm trying to download all the files and folder inside this URL: http://svn.jobeet.org/doctrine/tags/release_day_10/ at once, but I can't figure out how. Any suggestions? (I installed Subversion but ...
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How do I create a tar file in alphabetical order?

I want to create a tar file where all of the directories and files are processed in alphabetical order. This is for the entire directory hierarchy that's being tarred up, so it would start by ...
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Can't run any .exe files

I had Windows Vista and it got a virus. I reinstalled the operating system but with XP. Now it works absolutely fine, but every time I try to open a .exe file, i'm told 'the filename directory name ...
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What is the difference between ./ and ../?

when we specify the file path some times we specify like ./filename and some time ../filename what is difference between these two?
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Automatically sort music files into folders by album/artist names

I have a large collection of music files (let's say MP3), with metadata (ID3 tags), but all are located in the same folder. I wish to automatically organize all of them according to this metadata. Is ...
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How do I add a custom Folder Type to use as a template in Windows Vista (or Windows 7)?

I'm looking for a way to add a custom setting to the list of folder types in Vista (or Windows 7) so that I can use it as a template for other folders. The template I'd like to add would be ...
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Directory vs. Folder

Are both names synonyms or should one prefer one name over the other on different platforms?
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Windows - Check folder size of specific list of folders

I've been trying to establish a way to retrieve the folder size of around 5000 folders, which are contained in a folder with a total of around 15000 folders. So for example: Parent folder -- ...
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Why a folder must be executable?

Permission for files: chmod 664 myFile // rw-rw-r-- And for folders: chmod 774 myFolder // rwxrwxr-- If I only use the "read and write" permission, the folders won't show its contents, why ?
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Diff Folders Without Diffing Files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux: Compare Directory Structure Without Comparing Files I am diff-ing two folder trees, but it takes a long time because it is diff-ing the files themselves. I just ...
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config WinRAR to launch folder after extracting?

Is there a way to launch the folder extracted from WinRAR? Can I also configure WinRAR to only launch the folder when I extract from the GUI, and not from the Explorer right-click context menu?
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don't know how this virtual directory structure was setup on iis6

Our development server has a setup as follows: \\DEVSRVR\WEBSITES\COMMON └───include Here is where all css and script files resides. They are required by various web applications ...
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Windows Server 2008: add comment to a folder

is there a way to add comments to a folder in windows server 2008, maybe also through powershell? In my company we have a shared server and I would like to give other users information about the ...
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deleting folders in linux bash

i'm trying to delete in gnu/linux all folders inside another folder that start with a "." (dot), for that i'm using the find utility, this is what i have: find . -iname ^\..* -exec rm -rf {} \; but ...
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Migrate XP Windows Explorer folder links/shortcuts to Windows 7

In windows xp with IE7, you could create favorites for both URLs and file folders. I have exported/imported my IE URL favorites to IE8 on windows 7. That's great, but the file folders didn't get ...
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Software to sync folders and files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? I am looking for recomendations of tools that I can use to sync folders and files. And also, for it to run in the ...
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Setting folder icon in Mac OS X 10.6 via command-line?

I have a file.icns that I would like to set as custom icon for a folder. How can I do it from a script/command-line? The script is executed in the postinstall phase of a package installer. The ...
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tracking changes to a directory, including program responsible for change

On my external hard drive, directories keep appearing. Their names are random strings of numbers and letter, and they all contain an empty folder called "1042". My security software doesn't find any ...
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deleting windows system folder

I want to use an old drive as a secondary hard drive without reformatting. But this old hard drive contains my old Vista installation which takes up gigs of space. I tried changing ownership and it ...
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Windows FTP Folder on Desktop

I saw this before but I looked everywhere and cant find a tutorial or anything anywhere. I have a server and what I want to do is have a folder on my desktop where when i open it or if i where to ...
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Ubuntu symbolic link the content of a folder

I have two folders such as nonserved/ folder1/ folder2/ and a served folder via Apache media/ js/ css/ img/ In the end, I want to include/append contents of /nonserved to ...
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Finding out why/how a folder is being created

There's a folder on my Linux desktop which shouldn't exist. The first time I saw it, I thought I'd accidentally copied it from somewhere else, so I deleted it. Now it's back again. So it must have ...
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Where Does WinRAR extract files opened directly?

When I open a .docx file directly from a RAR archive using WinRAR, where does WinRAR extract the file? My OS is Vista. RAR version 3.9.
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Setting a user's home directory on Mac OS X (Server) from the command line

How can I set a user's home directory on Mac OS X Server using the command line?
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Is there a quick way of undoing a folder change in Far Manager?

I love Far Manager. However, it has a feature to quickly go to the root directory of a drive with Ctrl+\. I do sometimes need and use this feature, but more frequently I use Ctrl+↵ to quickly insert ...
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Outlook collapses IMAP folders by default

I recently switched my mail account from POP3 to IMAP and created server-side rules to help me manage my mail better. I use Outlook 2007 as a mail client. For some reason, it seems that ever since I ...
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how to install software in a different location?

When I am installing software, I usually like to choose where it installs to, other than C:/Program Files...However, from time to time, I come across software that does not let you choose the install ...
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What is search operator for directories in Windows 7 analogous to file:

I would like to only find directories with a certain name, how do I do this?
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Old Permissions from other users

I just formatted my system and I'm having some problems in cleaning up stuff. I had 2 partitions, formated C: and left with D: Installed Win7 and I want to delete some of these folders in D:, but ...
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How to create directory in ITS

I am setting up an ITS system and am wondering how to create a directory. Google didn't help. Any really old farts here?
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Two folders with identical names causing many problems

In my 'Documents' folder (Win7) I have two folders with names that appear in Explorer to be identical, though their contents are different. I can rename them both to something else (eg: 'Test') and ...
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What is the difference between “local” and “roaming” folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>? I've been poking around some of folders on my Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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Is there a way to disable Windows automatically choosing folder templates?

Windows Vista (and I guess Win 7 though I haven't used it) sometimes automatically applies templates to folders opened in Explorer based on their content. E.g. a folder with photos automatically gets ...
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How does one FTP a directory with multiple sub-directories?

I need to ftp a directory over to another system and I don't want to have to recreate all the folders on the other system by hand. How would I do this? EDIT: I can't install anything so rsync etc are ...
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What is the “Date” column in Windows 7 explorer? It matches no date column from Windows XP explorer

I can't get myself to understand what the default "Date" column in Windows 7 Explorer is. It's not the creation date really and it's not the modified date ... What is it? Anyone knows what Microsoft ...
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How to automatically update folder modified date in Windows

In Windows, is there a way to update automatically (or with a simple script) the date of a folder with the latest modified date of any of its files (recursive)?
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with “Games Folder” having stuck icons

I have a Windows 7-64 with Home Premium. Recently I installed Torchlight via Steam on my PC and tried to keep the shortcut in my Games Folder. Instead, it make a blank icon (as in, default ...
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print directory using command prompt

Found this one: http://www.watchingthenet.com/how-to-print-a-directory-tree-from-windows-explorer.html But I don't know how do I do it and save the directory listing somewhere. What I want to do is ...
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Which are the most important directories to backup on a Linux server?

I'm running an Ubuntu 9.10 Linux server. I'm trying to find a way to backup the machine while it is running and from what I see, this eliminates the disk clone utilities. All of the disk clone stuff I ...
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Link to a folder in the top Ubuntu panel

I like the little top panel thing in Ubuntu. I have links to all my most used programs on there. (Which is why I don't see the point of docky or any of those things: they seem to do the same job, but ...
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Create Templates folder in Windows 7 profile

I'd like to create a Templates folder in my profile on Windows 7, but there's already a junction to AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates. I assume this is a system configuration so I don't want ...
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Does this exist: a standardized way of documenting a file-system structure

At work, I'm in charge of maintaining the organization of a whole lot of varied data on a standard file-system. Part of this is coming up with sensible classification (by similarity, need, read/write ...
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How to backup a folder and it's subfolders to CD/DVD

If I've got a folder structure that I'd like to split so that it could be burned to multiple CDs or DVDs, what's the best tool out there to accomplish this? The folders/files have to be natively ...
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How to remove the Junk E-mail folder from Outlook?

Is it possible to do this? I'm using Outlook with my GMail account, and as such I don't really need/want the Junk E-mail folder as GMail does a sufficiently good job in filtering out the spam. I've ...
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Is it possible to extract folders from Outlook to place on my C: without losing the folder structure?

Basically I have a whole bunch of Outlook folder directories with specific emails and attachments in each of them that I want to preserve and place on my C:. Is it possible to do this or will I need ...
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Stop Mac OS from re-creating ~/Pictures, ~/Music, or ~/Public

I've configured iTunes, iMovie, etc to never use my ~/Movies or ~/Pictures directories, and I personally never use ~/Public. However, something keeps re-creating these directories (and putting just a ...
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How do I gunzip to a different destination directory?

How do I gunzip to a destination directory other than the current one? This did not work: gunzip *.gz /putthemhere/