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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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Some FTP folders not visible to client

I ran into a very interesting issue today. In my directory I have: hearts laptops pets scaledBU spotlights Each of those are directories. I created these directories using FileZilla but they are ...
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Make a read only “view” of a network folder

I feel like this should be easy and I'm missing something simple. We have a network folder A that must be full access to a user to support a legacy application. However, we also need the user to be ...
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Show different directory icons in windows explorer depending on ownership

In the Windows file explorer - Is there a way to give a certain icon to directories which I own? In Windows xp? In Windows 7? Henrik
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Journaling Folder Size Utility

I have been fascinated with Everything recently. It is a very simple utility that can manage to find stuff incredibly fast on NTFS because it reads the MFT and journal. Is there similar utility for ...
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Accidently deleted folder using Unlocker, how to restore it?

My bad! I accidently restore an important folder with Unlocker today. I can see it in Recycle Bin but I can't restore it. It reports Error Copying File or Folder: Access is denied. Make sure ...
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Copying a folder on Windows Server 2008 gives “Error 0x80070057: The parameter is incorrect.”

I'm using remote desktop into a Windows Server 2008 machine. On that machine I use a shared drive on the local network for some development. I can use those files just fine in Visual Studio, but ...
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Windows 7 Folder contents in Jump List

Is it possible to drag a folder to the taskbar (which, afaik cannot be done in normal way) and display it's contents using jump list in Windows 7? Example: You drag the "Desktop" folder to the ...
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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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Same folder history for “save folder” as “change folder”?

I use mutt as my e-mail client and have only one major annoyance. If I want to save an e-mail to a folder that I've used before as a "save folder", then I can use the up-arrow to navigate to the ...
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Music folder doesn't fully load?

My music library doesn't fully load, in the sense that when I open it, I see only about 20 files (it should contain over 2000), and no subfolders are shown either. See the screenshot below (click for ...
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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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Changed directory, wamp still goes to the old directory

I needed to change the default www directory WAMP provides, changed it in httpd.conf modified DocumentRoots as needed, works fine. But, if I click on the wamp icon and click on "www directory", it ...
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How to change installation directory path with command line of NSIS installer of new VLC player?

I want to silently install NSIS in D:\VLC. I can do that with old VLC version i.e. VLC 1.1.9. But I cannot do the same for VLC 2.0.5. Here is the command line I am using vlc-1.1.9-win32.exe ...
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hash-based asyncronous directory comparison

I am trying to efficiently synchronize two large directories via VPN over a long distance. Unfortunately I cannot install advanced tools like git or rsync on the remote server due to company ...
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Nesting Folders in Windows 7 for a Media Center

I have built a DVR comp using 2x 3TB HD's and and want my tuner card to be able to record movies and tv as long as I have space on either one of them, unfortunately Win 7 forced me to partition one of ...
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Entire Desktop Deleted

I have a question, and I am sorry if I don't perfectly articulate it and have any sort of propriety in doing so--I am frantic, right now! In my "downloads" folder, I had a desktop icon that I didn't ...
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make “sort by” permanent for specific folder

I have a folder where I store all my web icons in .png and .ico format. I set view to large icons and sort by to date modified -> descending. When I save new icons in this folder from web, I drag ...
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Windows 7 Offline Folders - Folder Access when Offline

In Windows XP, offline folders allowed you access to a folder even if it was offline. This meant you could merrily save your files in the offline location .. and when you were online again, the file ...
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OSX MAIL APP: how can i merge several 'archived' MAIL folders into one single new (filesystem) folder

over the last 5 years i have accumlated several partial MAIL folders scaterred across several different volumes (representing 10GB++ of mail that i really dont want to have to download all over ...
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How to use GetFileSecurity to check if the current user has write access to a directory in nsis?

Nsis installer needs to check the folder write access permission before proceeding with the installation, How to achieve this? I read online about GetFileSecurity, Could anyone please let me know how ...
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Give user create/read, but revoke delete/overwrite

A little background: I've got a citrix server with about 20 accounts that are used in a round robin fashion by various remote users to access a published application. This application allows users to ...
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Why do I have some “encrypted” files on my Win7 Pro drive

For reasons I can't fathom I appear to have a lot of files on my drive that are considered as encrypted (I just tried to xcopy /s /c /y /d a_dropbox_folder\*.* \\somewhere_on_my_nas_drive\ and got ...
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Save search results

In the Directory Service Find dialog, I'm given the option to save my search, but not save the results. How can I save the results of the search? Would it be easier to copy the directory, if my ...
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Create a virtual directory without IIS

My projectgroup is working on a project that has an upload dir. We ofcourse exclude the upload dir from our SVN. This means that we don't share these files. We do share the DB since it's stored on the ...
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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 to add prerequisites to a CAB archive or folder in Advanced Installer

I've added DirectX to my installation program, but this installation consists of a lot of files. How can I add them to a CAB archive? Or is there a way to add them to a folder?
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How to delete redundant folder?

I do a lot of archive extraction per day. Archives come in two types: archive / folder / files and archive / files When extracted, the first type ends up folder/files inside the base ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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't Delete Ghost Folder

In my desktop has one system folder, it is no name and no properties, I can not delete and rename it, even I use windows safe mode. Only when I use different name to login windows, it is disappeared. ...
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Firefox Extension To Save To Folder Named After Text On Webpage

I am wanting to find or create a Firefox Extension that can create and save to a folder, based upon the text in a page's tag. I would want it to do the following: Check the page's html for a ...
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Start Menu - Hover Folder Show Contents

After I pin a folder to the start menu, can I do something so that I hover over the folder and am able to view the contents?
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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 ...
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How to open a directory in Windows 8 using Win+f?

When I'd like to open a file called duck.txt, I use the following combination of keys. win+f,d,u,enter How can I apply the technique to open a directory? Suppose there's a directory called ducks. ...
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Are there File Managers where I can show connections between files in the same directory?

Without creating new directories, is there a file manager that can illustrate relationships between files/folders in the same directory? For example, I would like to turn something like this: ...
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Multi-Server file sync

I have a problem and that's why i am asking you experts ;-) I have a company at 5 locations (lets say Hamburg, Munich, London and Berlin, L1 to L4 in the appended picture. All locations have exactly ...
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Get rid of MountPointManagerRemoteDatabase on external drive (under System Volume Information)

I really want to get rid of the System Volume Information on an NTFS external hard drive to be usually plugged onto the same XP SP3 machine that I have control of. After setting permissions so I can ...
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Folder Lock not working

I downloaded Folderlock 7 and installed it on Windows. When I drag and drop the folders that I want to lock, the software shows it is locked but the folders are still visible in the directory which ...