The arrangement of data for storage or display, also used as a term to empty a partition.

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How are encrypted Word documents stored?

I know that Microsoft Office files are basically just ZIP archives with a different file extension that contain XML files. However, when you select the "Encrypt with a password" option how are they ...
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Replace Windows' drive format tool with Rufus

I recently came across the Super User question How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? in my endeavour to find the easiest way to write the contents of an ISO image to a flash drive. However, ...
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Is there a way to hide the “format” command from the contextual menu in Explorer?

When one right-clicks on a drive in Explorer, the "Format" and "Eject" command are one next to the other. This is mildly disturbing, since Eject is very commonly used and Format is much rarer and much ...
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USB flash drive not working

I have a problem with my flash drive. When I plug it in it shows like this: And when I try to format it, it says it has "Unknown capacity": Do you know any way I can fix this or any software ...
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FreeMind on Mac - how to get centre-page alignment when saving as PDF

I'm creating a Test Management mind map, using my home Macbook. I'll be saving it as a PDF so I can present it at work. Problem: When using the Export function and saving it as a PDF, it's saving at ...
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Outlook 2007: Reply and Forward Fails to Use Default Formatting

I have a HTML signature in use in Outlook 2007. I have set the default formatting values to align with the text in the email signature, which works for new emails and for reply/forward emails that use ...
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When I import a table from R to Excel the numbers change from this 1.6329932 to this 16.329.932.?

When I import a table from R to Excel the numbers change from this 1.6329932 to this 16.329.932.??? I need to convert 16.329.932 back to 1.6329932. the table has a lot of values and all have changed ...
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Restore specific folder after format?

I had quite an evening last night as one of my SSDs failed (one containing Windows install) and I had no backup. My other drives were full of pertinent files but were set as dynamic drives and thus I ...
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Need to format PDF file

I have a PDF file that contains a customer list from the program CF Data Systems: Structure. I need to import this customer data into QuickBooks, but the way QuickBooks imports requires it to be ...
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Modified Grub4dos to have format tool or command

i want my usb to boot with grub4dos and then using it to format hdd by just choose the number of menu with only 3-4 step and done example boot on usb then grub4dos run choose format or (delete ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/xp dual boot testdisk wrote the wrong mbr to my storage disk

Using disk Utility in Ubuntu 12.04, I inadvertently formatted my 1TB ext4 storage disk to NTFS. I was in the process of doing clean installs so I just pulled the drive and set up a usb hdd dock to ...
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Is it possible to create a table structure to an existing data in word 2007?

I have some data that is organized properly in MS word 2007. Now I need to put this data into a table structure. Since there is so much of such data I just cant manually arrange them. Is there a way ...
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Missing space on Flash drive (USB) - Can't reformat it also

I have a flash drive which is given as a freebie. I don't know who manufactured it. It got infected by a virus. I am trying to reformat it but I am always receiving a "Windows was unable to complete ...
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How to format External Western Digital hard disk when all NTFS boot sectors cannot be written to

I want to format my external hard drive which is a Western Digital 500GB, through cmd dos command. But it fails because all NTFS boot sectors are not writable. Here are the commands I gave and what I ...
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NTFS volume in an FAT32 partition?

I've just formatted my new external HDD from FAT32 to NTFS in Ubuntu, but then I noticed that the "partition type" shows as W95 FAT32 (LBA) (0x0c) while the volume shows (correctly) as an NTFS ...
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Excel: Workbook in Dropbox is used by an iPhone and a Mac…Screen format opens as if for phone

I have an Excel workbook (just a spreadsheet, really) that I live and die by every day. It is stored on Dropbox, and I will open and edit it as needed several times each day from my iPhone and/or my ...
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How can I format a drive that is infected by crypto locker?

I am attempting to format an infected SD card on my Mac to no avail. When I use disk utility, and erase the disk, it says it erased but the disk still has the same content on it. I am considering ...
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Cannot format/reset Windows 10 Pro

I am trying to do a clean install and am unable to do so. First, I went to Reset this PC in PC Settings but I get this error when I try to remove everything: Next, I got the MediaCreationTool from ...
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CSV file Excel cannot remove hyphen

Have a list of numbers like this 01E01-20 in csvfile. I want the hyphen out but the I get this 1.00E+120- all others like these are just in general format.
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SD Card Locked Error on camera

I have a Canon camera. Last week after recording some movies, it took so long to process, so I got bored, and unplugged its batteries :D Then I turned it on, it said "Memory Locked". I inserted the ...
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Is there an image format for 2D images plus depth?

Are there any image file formats that encode a 2D image plus a depth layer? I know mpo and jps encode stero images (two 2D images for viewing in the left and right to create a stereoscopic effect), ...
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What is the most efficient way to standardize time formats and find time durations exceeding specific lengths using Excel 2007?

THE SCENARIO: Let’s say somebody hands you a spreadsheet containing a column for the time duration of 416,000 videos. When the information was entered, it was entered into an Excel 2007 spreadsheet ...
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Does formatting the disk rewrite MBR (master boot record)?

The title says it all. I want to know whether MBR is overwritten after a Windows clean installation.
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Recover important photos/videos from unallocated space on MicroSD card (if possible)

I'm trying to recover photos/videos from the unallocated space on a MicroSD card, which was used in a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT-I8190N. The previously healthy card appears to have become corrupted, ...
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Can’t use/format a new WD Blue 1TB (WD10EZEX) hard drive

I’ve been having problems installing a hard drive in my new desktop computer, which is booting off of an SSD. It is a WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - ...
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Format datatable using VBA (values are as Double but String is needed for formatting)

Currently working on a vba script that makes charts automatically. I would like to add a datatable which is done using: .HasDataTable = True However I would like to show the values of series as ...
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Format HD to remove traces of Windows 10 and reinstall Windows 8

I've gotten into a bit of a mess. Here's the situation: I have a Dell laptop that had Windows 8 pre-installed. I don't have a key or anything, due to the fact that it was preinstalled and Windows ...
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Possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format?

As title, is it possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format? More questions, and would I then be able to (or how could I) save to that card from a computer? More details, Windows or OS X (or ...
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StatusL 0xc0000225 when trying to reformat HP laptop

I would like to reformat my HP Pavilion laptop, but when I pressed F11, I got the following error message: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might ...
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How to use column command to display continuesly output?

I want to use column command to format the output of some program in realtime,but the column command won't display anything until the output has ended. Just like this tail -f resin-stdout.log|column ...
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Error when booting iPod Video 5G after installing SD card

I bought a used iPod video (A1136) as a project piece to install an SSD in and run Rockbox. I bought a ZIF>CF>SD adapter and am using a 128GB SD Card. I got everything connected correctly and the ...
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SD Card voids writes

I have a 2 GB SD card that I plug into my computer through a switchless USB adapter. At first, the SD card was unformatted, so I gave it a msdos partition table and a total FAT32 partition. I use the ...
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Edge to edge image in Word 2010

I'd like to position an image in Word 2010 so that it's edge to edge bottom to top on the page. This is for PDF printing and not physical printing, so should have nothing to do with the limitations of ...
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Windows SSD failure: cannot boot, format or partition the drive

I was using my laptop (Gigabyte P34G) as usual, when suddenly it kinda froze, but I was still able to move the mouse. Then I restarted it, and it got stuck on the BIOS menu. I was not able to boot my ...
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microsd locked write protected after installing kitkat

I've tried all programs whether it's Windows or Mac to get my microsd to be reformatted. I was able to back up all of my information however, the sd card won't format. I've tried Disk Utility, ...
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Format ext3 partition to NTFS and merge it with another one in Windows 8.1

A few months ago I had Linux and Windows OS on one HDD. Now I don't use the Linux and I want to format the partition to NTFS and merge it with the Windows one or at least be able to use it with ...
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erase USB drive after written with win32 disc imager

I am following this tutorial: http://www.macbreaker.com/2014/01/install-osx-mavericks-on-pc-with-niresh.html?m=1 to install Niresh. However it says I need to write the OSX mavericks .dmg to the USB ...
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Wiping the WD my passport portable hard drive while keeping the default programs

I have had my portable hard drive for around 2 years now and so there is lots of stuff backed up on there that I have deleted on my internal hard drive. I was wondering if there was a way of ...
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Reinstalling linux without Re-Encrypting

I kinda crashed my system today by apt-get removing sensitive libraries with dependencies (for example pre-installed gnome-core and iceweasel were removed too)... I could successfully restore most of ...
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Selecting text from unprotected text pdf issue

I am trying to copy some text from tables in an unprotected pdf. However, when I highlight the text (about size 10 font), it appears as though I am highlighting text with a huge font (size 50+). It is ...
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Will hp system recovery delete all partitions I created?

I've got a HP n012tx laptop. It was released an year ago. I have created 5 partitions in it. I got a recovery partition with it but I have never used it...will doing recovery erase all my partitions ...
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Excel Format Cells Oddly Not Working

I want to format the number : 100007878 to be displayed like : 1 0000 7878 But when I put : # #### #### in Excel's formatting formula, I've got the following result : 100 007 878 I've ...
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The disk is not formatted error

I tried to insert "any" working USB flash drive and Windows XP says: The disk in drive I is not formatted. Do you want to format it now? The flash drives working on other computers, but not here. ...
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Strange issue with formulas and cells in Excel 2013

So I'm having these very strange excel issues with Excel 2013. I'm typing away, but then all of a sudden certain cells' fonts have more spacing between letters and when those cells contain numbers, ...
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Is the raw output of a webcam not always RGB or YUV?

[Actual question is in the last paragraph, I've posted my assumptions and thought process just in case it makes things cleared] This all started when I wanted to see what happened when too many ...
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How to make an Outlook 2010 message Show URL links, pseudo Plaintext Paths instead of clickable links with only the description?

I often get emails with many URLS in them. They all arrive as HTML formatted, showing only the clickable link without the url. Since oftentimes links expire, this doesn't work well for me, eg if I ...
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No partitions found when installing Windows 7

I am trying to install windows 7 on my HDD, it boots and everything, but when it comes to selecting a partition to install on I cant find any.
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Decoding .rgb file into readable image data?

I've extracted some image assets out of a popular Simpsons game but I can't find any application to read or convert them, and I'm not even sure what format they are in, besides for their .rgb ...
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Reformat soft RAID-5 Ubuntu

I built a linux (Ubuntu) box a year ago and decided to have some fun and use a soft RAID 5. I followed the instructions here. Things seemed to work fine, but now it's time to reformat the computer ...
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Installing Windows ME on a PC with a damaged floppy

I have a huge problem, I want to install Windows ME on an old PC, but I really dont know how. I have installed XP a million times, but WinMe is different, can you help me install WinMe without a ...