Process of preparing a disk for storing data. Specifically, "high-level formatting" involves the creation of a new file system and/or a boot sector.

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Conditional formating in Excel 2010 with multiple criteria including dates

I have two side by columns (C & D). In column C I have due dates, and in column D I have date completed. I'd like to conditionally format the dates in column C to change color as indicated by the ...
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Device not initialized, can't reformat

So I'm unable to access my flash drive because it doesn't initialize when I plug it into my computer, and when I try to initialize it I get "device not ready." There's nothing incredibly important on ...
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How to nicely extract HTML code from an email? [on hold]

So i have been sending myself emails in HTML via a email automation service. These emails are formatted via HTML and look nicely ... normally. They run through the service and get pre-compiled. ...
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Issues with Formatting my Drive on Macbook Pro Retina 13"

I have been having issues with Formatting the drive I has not been able to unmount and it has gotten error -69877: couldn't open device. I went into info on disk utility and this is what I found can ...
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Unable to format a Pendrive (UDF)-TrusCont Protected

I received a Pendrive from my coaching classes loaded with notes and videos. The content in the Pendrive is protected and now the content has expired. I am unable to view the content any more and it's ...
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How format a partition marked as 'system' in windows 10?

How format a partition marked as 'system' in windows 10? This is snapshot of disk management: I can't format or remove drive D. My current windows is in Drive C. I want format drive D totally and ...
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Wiki markup in Skype messaging

So, some time ago Skype decided to release some formatting for their instant messaging. However, all the available commands are nowhere to be found in a list so I thought I'd ask here. These are the ...
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When attempting to format USB drive, capacity shows as 3.69MB of 8GB stick

I am attempting to format a USB stick in Windows 10 using the standard format command (right click on drive => select 'format'). However, the format dialogue shows 3.69MB as the maximum capacity. Does ...
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Mac Not Able to Read SD Card

I have a microSD that I use in my raspberry pi. I have it plugged into my mac through an adapter and am trying to use it. However I cannot erase any of its contents and it (contents) does not show up ...
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x axis formatting with dynamic excel chart

I'm having a problem with a dynamic x,y chart. I set up named ranges using this method: My x axis label is "time" =OFFSET(graf!$D$2,0,0,COUNTA(graf!$D$2:$D$1000)-1) I do the same for my data (y ...
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Having some text align left and other align right, in same line

In Word 2016 is there a way to align the first portion of text to the left, then the next part to the right? For example I used tab to accomplish the bellow, but it doesn't work very well and would ...
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Install window 7 Professional to Asus A43S

Currently my Asus operating system is window 7 Home Premium. Now I want to change to window 7 Professional and also formatting my Asus. I have read through this article but unfortunately my ...
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32GB Sandisk unable to be formatted

I received a Sandisk 32GB microSD from my dad who asked me to format it. Plug it into a USB-based adapter (no write protection switch) and tried to access it on my computer. Problems : right ...
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Auto-formatting Existing Word 2013 Docs with Headings based on characters

I have 150 Word 2013 Docs that are laid out in the same, uniform way. (note: the # of articles in each document varies). Each document has a summary and some articles. Question: Is there a way to ...
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external hard drive can not be fornatted

While I was formatting my external hard drive (this one: http://nl.transcend-info.com/Products/No-284), another program that was running caused a failure that aborted the formating. Since then, I have ...
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Windows 7: does formatting a disk actually write zeros to it?

According to this article from Microsoft, zeros are written to an entire disk when it is formatted (not using the quick format option) in Windows Vista and newer versions of Windows. My question is ...
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Rufus turned my USB into a DVD device

I have recently used rufus to make my usb bootable and it worked as expected. Somehow it has changed my usb into a DVD drive and now it has a write protection that I don't know how to take it off to ...
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Format error on Flash Drive on Windows 8.1

Firstly I ran command prompt as an Administrator. when I am trying to format Kingston 32 GB pen drive (Flash drive) and it's getting following error. Please advise. Error DiskPart has encountered ...
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how to write files to random locations on hard drive?

I bought a hard drive in the store. After some days it broke down. My 14 days return policy is almost expiring (I want my money back, not other unit). Overwriting/Wiping 4TB of data with a broken hard ...
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how to erase sensitive data “permanently” if hd broken and cannot do full random overwrite?

I purchased a broken hard drive. I copied some of my movies on it. It is broken now. I want to send it back to the factory. I wanted to permanently delete all my files with "Sdelete" secure tool. ...
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How to format a FUSE volume?

If I have a FUSE filesystem driver installed (could be for NTFS, ODS-5, unixv7, etc.) and mount a blank file (created with, for example, dd if=/dev/zero of=blankfile count=2G), how is it expected to ...
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Pendrive storage not found in Windows

I had formatted my SanDisk Cruzer Blade pendrive and made it bootable using Win32DiskImager. It showed me something like 6 MB free of 34 MB. I formatted the bootable pendrive again. But this time ...
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How can I correct a CF disk rendered un-bootable by Windows diskpart

I used windows diskpart to clean and format a 64mb compact flash card I use to backup work on industrial machines. Prior to this diskpart format, I was able to boot to this compact flash card by ...
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We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files

Last time I had installed chromium os. Now I wanted to install windows again. During installation I get the following error: I searched a lot and lots of people fixed this issue by removing extra ...
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View Source code Microsoft Excel

Is there an equivalent to view source code in microsoft excel for either the entire excel workbook or possibly for individual cells? Ideally I would like a way to view a list of every possible option ...
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Autosize cell after return of function

I have an xla with a bunch of functions. Basically each of these functions perform a vertical lookup on another worksheet. Here's a basic example of one of them: Function ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 text after link is underlined

After I paste a link, the rest of my text is underlined. How do I change this default setting so that after a link, it's not underlined (plain text formatting)?
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SSHD Formating during Windows installation

I am doing a clean install of Win10 on my laptop (HP Envy 17 j040ec). It has a hybrid harddrive(1TB+25GB). I will refer to those 25GB as SSD. During Windows installation, I am offered the standard ...
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If I reformat a partition will it invalidate all system restore points?

I have to reformat (or perhaps re-partition) at least one (possibly 2) of the partitions on my computer. (I have only 1 physical hard drive in the computer). The first partition (drive) I am ...
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MicroSD card is not detected by Windows

I formatted my MicroSD card to HFS+ and then back to NTFS from within my Phone device (using an app namely Paragon exFAT, NTFS, and HFS+). Now that I insert the card into my PC (Windows 7), the ...
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How to give a 5GB video file to a friend, so that it'll play on their TV? [closed]

I have a .mov that I'd like to bring to an event and show people. It is 5.33 GB and I have it on my Mac. I have a 16GB flash drive, and the host has a TV with USB input. I'd like to get that file onto ...
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Disable auto-capitalize in OneNote on El Capitan OSX

I have found how to disable auto-capitalization in other Microsoft Office products, and I found many posts saying how to turn off autocorrect for spelling, but I haven't been able to find how to turn ...
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Disable boot ability for hdd

In my desktop computer I have 2 drives: 1 SSD (windows) and and 1 hdd (linux). I used to have a mechanical toggle switch to select one of them before booting (did not want to have a boot manager to ...
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How do I turn off auto date formatting in openoffice writer?

Open office inside tables is changing things like the following to dates: 6/10 9/10 How do I turn this annoying thing off if I/m trying to do scale stuff?
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Multiple conditional color formatting on a cell using IF… IF… ELSE

I've got three columns of Names, gender, DoB. Gender column as either "M" or "F" keyed in. DoB column has the date of birth mentioned as dd-MMM Color formatting of DoB column needs to fulfill the ...
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How can I format a new internal hard drive in my Macbook Pro Mid-2012 13“ if it keeps getting stuck at ”Waiting for disks to repair"?

I have a Macbook Pro Mid-2012 13" that I recently replaced the internal hard drive in. I replaced the stock hard drive with a 240GB SSD from Crucial. I am trying to install OS X El Capitan with a ...
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Create a number formatting that changed based on another cell

I would like to be able to change the number formatting of multiple cells based another cell. The goal would be to switch from absolute to percentage values and vice versa. By using the conditional ...
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Can't format microSD card

I am trying to format a microSD card. I have tried (unsuccessfully) erasing the memory from the Settings menu on an Android device at my disposal and now I have plugged the USB and givin it a go from ...
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Analog web server file analyzer: how to include both IP and host rDNS in Host Report?

I'm using the analog (previously hosted at http://www.analog.cx) program to genenerate reports and have the Packet Source Host Report enabled and running fine. How can you tweak the report so that ...
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USB reformat via terminal

I used the following command to reformat my usb, sudo mkfs.vfat /dev/sdb1 But now (thunar) it says root is the owner and I can't write to the disk. Screenshot: Thunar sidebar
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How to automatically refresh MS Access tables in excel, without breaking formatting of other cells in worksheet

I have an inventory spreadsheet that contains a table of records imported from a Microsoft Access database. To the right of this table there is a field for workers to input the amount currently in ...
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Booting from a compressed iso file

I'm trying to format my PC from USB, since booting from CD won't work. I'm trying to make a USB bootable .ISO file from a win7 CD. Now I've created a .iso file whose size turned out to be 4.29 GB. My ...
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fdisk doesn't complete and hangs on a USB drive

fdisk problem. OS: linux centos 7 I used fdisk on a usb drive. It has hung and I haven't been able to kill it or get out of it. As an additional problem, since then, in trying to remedy this ...
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PHPStorm 10.0.1 Ineffective code formatting

I've a strange problem which I cannot find solution for. I'm using PHPStorm (10.0.1 on windows 10) for developing web applications in PHP. Recently I downloaded a script. The code is formatted ...
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Automatic column width in Excel

In Word 2010, there is an "AutoFit" feature for table columns, that makes the column automatically be an appropriate width for its contents. How do I get the same in Excel? I can double click on the ...
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Unable to format memory card in PC [duplicate]

My memory card is not detected in PC. I tried the following but still could not recover it, Tried the HPUSB format tool it says "Memory card is write protected". Right clicked on my computer -> ...
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Astyle align pointers

I would like to know if there is a way, with astyle, to keep this: char*** foo; because even with the -k1 flag the code is formated like this: char** * foo; Thank you very much in ...
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Can I add a partition to an external hard drive without reformatting the existing one?

I have Windows 8 on my laptop and I want to transfer some data from a Mac using an external hard drive. I have a 1TB drive that I could use, but it's NTFS. I would like to partition it and reformat ...
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Format datatable using VBA (values are as Double but String is needed for formatting)

urrently 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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Seagate NAS 4000TB drive only shows up as 1677.90 GB

Does anyone know why a 4-TB drive would only be showing up as a 2-TB drive? I have converted the drive to GPT format, but it still only shows with 1677.90 GB. I am using Windows 7, 64-bit, so ...