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I accidentally changed my folder name to “D:”. How can I rename it again? [duplicate]

I have accidentally changed my folder name to "D:" and I don't know how. I have tried renaming it using command but no luck with simple rename command in Windows 7. Is there any way to change it? ...
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Why is /usr/local/ owned by root?

I have read somewhere (not sure where) that /usr/local/src and /usr/local/lib are directories made for local source codes and libraries (for example for the projects which you are developing on this ...
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How to set a picture/wallpaper as folder's background

How can I set desired wallpaper in folder's background(not a thumbnail view) in windows 7 without any special software? I want to put a picture instead of white background of a folder.(I know this ...
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mutt: variable for current folder?

In mutt, can i access the folder i'm currently in by a variable? I want to create a macro that tags all messages in the current folder, and copy them to a folder of the same name in another directory. ...
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Sequel: Where are folder icons kept and what is the mechanism? OS: XP SP2

A few weeks ago I asked this question and received some useful answers (from Nixda and Scott). Since then I've found that there must be another way of setting a folder icon other than by using a ...
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Is there a Windows equivalent to OS X's “folder actions”?

The Mac has a very nifty feature called folder actions which allow a script to be run every time a folder's contents change. Is there any equivalent to this functionality built in to Windows? I'm ...
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File size of multiple folders in explorer [duplicate]

I am often doing some cleanup in hard drives and I always want to know the size of each Folder in a directory in Explorer. Each time i need to run a dir to know the folder size. I noticed that there ...
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Script to set “Hide file extensions”

I'm tired of the multi-step process to set my preferred folder options on every server to which I log on (Mostly Win2008, but also some 2012 and Win7 here and there). I'd love to be able to script the ...
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How do I mount the EFI partition on Windows 8.1 so that it is readable and writeable?

Here is what I do: restart machine with Windows 8.1 determine "EFI System" parition with the Disk Management utility run command prompt as administrator type diskpart type select disk 0 then select ...
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best practice for access permission to users for apache tomcat

I have a Linux box being shared by various developers. They want to deploy their war files in apache tomcat which in shared location (/opt/tomcat). Since they don't have sudo access, I have to change ...
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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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Folder is ready for archiving

In Windows 7, for each folder: Properties -> General -> Advanced attributes What does Folder is ready for archiving actually do?
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How to sort a group of folders always on top?

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, and I'm trying to arrange (sort out) files in a big folder. What I have done (translated from my native language): Right click > Group files by: GROUPS, by TYPE. ...
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Why is the root of my hard drive acting like a picture folder?

I was browsing around and looking at some files in application data that my application saved (specifically screenshots) and I clicked the Show the contents of this folder or whatever it was to ...
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How to recover Windows 8 authenticated users access if denied for a particular folder

I've got Windows 8 and trying to restrict access to a particular folder on my D: drive for other user accounts, and set permissions for the authenticated user group in security tab as denied. Now I ...
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Remember each folder's view settings in Windows 7?

I know this functionality is not available as a built-in option for Windows 7. However, I'm asking because I'm curious if anybody here has found a way to achieve this effect through other means ...
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What's the “all other users” for folder security?

How do I add all other users to this: In the "Enter the object names to select (examples)" field.
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How to show folder created date in Windows 7 navigation pane?

I want to show date created in the navigation pane, not just the file and folder list pane.
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Strict windows folder content

I'd like to set some content restrictions for folders in Windows 8. It's the same as in having library for video, audio or picture content but I'd like to control that there isn't any content or ...
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Disable thumbnailing on a per folder basis

I have a folder that contains 20 Gigabytes of precious gif images. When I open this folder my computer slows to a halt. Does anybody know of a way to prevent Windows 8 from making thumbnails for ...
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set same view setting to all folders in windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where did the folder option dialog go in Windows 8 preview? I want to set the same view settings(Large icons) for all the folders in windows 8.I have never tried it on ...
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How can I access the Music folder?

In Windows 7 the Music library includes a number of folder, one of them is called My Music. The My Music folder itself is located in c:\users\USERNAME. If I open the folder I see all my music files ...
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How to setup two vertical windows and open in the same folder before shutting down

I always have two vertical windows open on my dual screen setup. Is there a way of saving this configuration at shutdown of machine so that when I start the machine again, it not only opens up the two ...
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Folder to be found using %folder-name%

As we can go to the temp folder by typing %temp% in the run Window.Is there any way to make this command work for our folders as well eg-If we have a folder say SUPER then i want this folder to open ...
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How can I make outlook 2010 read from my other folders in Hotmail?

I have configured my outlook 2010 using Pop3 but I just see the folder Inbox. There are other folders in my Hotmail account but I don't see them? How can I add them to read the emails?
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Restrict access to a NTFS folder for everyone except user or group

We need to set access to specific folders, for specific people. The problem is that "Everyone" group and "Administrators" group are added in the security tab, and their allow list is checked and ...
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How do I make all descendant folders picture-view folders in Windows XP?

There's a "picture view" for Windows XP folders. I keep creating new folders in a directory and adding pictures to them. Every time I create a new folder, I have to go through the added action of ...
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Folders Of External Hard Drive being are behaved like Protected Operating system Files [duplicate]

Some days ago I mounted my External Hard Drive to the Friend's Laptop (WinXP), Then all Folders on the Hard's root have been hidden (on all Windows Versions).therefore to access them you should know ...
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Grouping folder contents universally in XP

I want to arrange all my folder contents in Windows XP so all of them are grouped by type. Can this be done for all folders and sub folders just by configuring it in the main(parent) folder rather ...
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How do I remove the Windows Explorer Toolbar?

How do I remove the Windows Explorer Toolbar?
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Finder item info not showing image dimensions

My OS X Lion usually shows file info like image dimensions, file count, file size or duration (Show View Options → Show item info). But in one folder on one drive I do not get the image ...
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Restore File Folder Default Action on Double-Click

I made a mistake and need to restore the File Folder's default action upon double-click. Right now it just activates the find. I cannot remove find or Command Prompt. I am an Administrator.
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Can't view public folder as contact in Outlook 2010 with SBS exchange 2003

We have been using Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 to view public business contact lists from our exchange based window SBS 2003. The other day a computer died and I acquired another. I went online to ...
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Changing default folder detail-view options

When you view a folder in Detail view by selecting the menu option View > Details [Alt-V-D], the default details XP shows us are, Name Size Type Date Modified I want to be able to have the Date ...
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Windows Explorer opens a new window every time

Every time I open a folder in Windows Explorer, it opens the folder in a new window. I double-checked all the options in Folder Options, including Launch folder windows in a separate process but ...
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Windows 7 Folder Options Annoyance: Icons/Images locked into place -

Just upgraded to Windows 7 issue: With Vista I had a folder full of pictures (image files of pics) and I could open the folder, click and drag any item and re-arrange it in a free-form manner. I ...
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How can I lock a folder so that it CANNOT be erased?

On my computer running Windows XP Pro SP3 I have a folder on my desktop that is very important. How can I lock it so that I can alter anything in it, but the folder itself cannot be removed without ...
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All files in my PC are stuck on “read only”, even as the only admin

Windows 7, 32-bit: There is 1 user account in this PC, and that is my account. What I do is, I right click to a folder and uncheck the read only option, apply, close. After when I reopen the ...
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How to disable Windows XP folder templates?

There's similar question answered regarding Vista. And I'd like to disable automatic folder template recognition in Windows XP. Is that possible?
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Thunderbird 3.1.7 file system and file extensions

I have lost all email messages and folders in Mozilla Thunderbird. Where can I look for them? My system is Windows XP. I have looked in the Thunderbird Profiles default profile folder. I can see ...
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Windows folder layout

How can I make it so all the folders shown in the image below are shown in order?
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When should I activate the “launch folder windows in a separate process” option?

In folder options -> view, there's an option that's off by default called "Launch folder windows in a separate process". I'm on windows-7, but I know this capability has existed since at least windows ...
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How to (re)enable the “New” context menu items for an administrator when right-clicking in a folder and selecting New > X?

I just migrated from XP x86 to Win7 x64 (clean install). I had a couple of data drives in my XP x86 system that I physically moved to my Win7 x64 system. When browsing a directory in any of the ...
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Windows XP Folder View - How to Set the Default View

I see many articles on this topic for Vista, but not much on XP. I have recently begun using the list view with the folder tree on the left for my Windows Explorer browsing. The problem is, I can't ...
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Case sensitive folder names in OS X

I have two folders on a Tomcat server: linkredirect LINKredirect (I know it is bad practice to use upper case, but it is out of my control) Both directories are hosted on the server and there ...
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What's the purpose/usefulness of Win7/Vista “Contacts” Folder?

What was it intended to be used for? I've only seen one contact inside it ever, and that's my own user account. This question is out of curiosity.
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Missing pictures in folder

I had a folder with some pictures, somehow these pictures are "missing" and I cannot see them anymore. The strange thing is that if I use the "preview" view in Explorer (the one that shows the tiny ...
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View all files in folder structure (in Ubuntu or MacOS)

Call I view all files in a folder structure (i.e., in all of the recursive daughter folders) in one window? Command line is good, too (I'm on Ubuntu or MacOS). Scenario: I have a bunch of pdfs in ...
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How to open an arbitrary folder by typing its name after having typed a hot key or the like?

I'd like to be able yo open any folder on my Win7 computer like mentioned in the question title. Launchy?
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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 ...