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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Macro replaces values in different cells, only first time used in sheet, how can i fix this?

I co-created a macro that toggle's between European and American data format. But when I run it for the first time in a file it replaces the value in to the first empty row from above. (when i convert ...
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How to change the Text Format in Task description in Outlook 2016?

What I want to do I want to format the text description of a task in Outlook 2016. For instance, use bulleted lists or format some important text as bold. What's wrong (how to reproduce) When I ...
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I can't read CD DISC from Sony Camcorder in windows 7

I have a Sony camcorder (digital video camera) DCR-DVD106E. The camcorder works with mini CD's from Sony (I found the CD's in the package I have bought so it seems they are original). To read the CD ...
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Excel - switching names in a cell

I have a list of peoples names in one column, showing first names first. I want to sort them in alphabetical order of surnames. Is there a way of doing that without changing the text around, and if ...
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Can we accumulate more space into an existing drive partition without format?

I'm using the Windows 10 and I'm curious to know that is it possible to accumulate more space into an existing drive partition with affecting data? I know about the "shrink" feature of Disk ...
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How to format old PC?

I have to format an old IBM PC to give it away, before I leave tomorrow. There is no installation CD. I tried to plug a bootable USB drive, but since this is an old system the BIOS won't let me boot ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in windows, but work in bios and ubuntu

OK, I have read a bunch of posts, and tried many fixes, but still having problems. Background: pc has a 250gg ssd samsung 840 evo. this was in 2 partitions. 1 partition was being used for windows 7. ...
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Formatting similar MSWord (pasted from MSExcel) tables in batch

I've got a lot of similar spreadsheet (same dimensions, different numbers) in MS-Excel, like this : To present them in my report in MS-Word. I have to format them in this way : To avoid ...
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Using Conditional Formatting, highlight a cells based on value in adjacent cells

How to highlight column B values based on corresponding Column A value using conditional formatting. Thanks in advance NRM
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How do I insert thousands-separators without affecting significant figures in Excel?

I need to figure out how to add thousands separators to large spreadsheets without affecting the amount of significant figures or the dates that are also in the tables. I can't figure out how to use ...
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Excel 2010 - set format on all cells - even blank ones

So an odd question, maybe really easy. I have a large spreadsheet, with a few columns that will be filled in by various users as time goes on. Currently those are date columns, however, this question ...
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How to have full-width horizontal lines in Microsoft Word?

How can I have full-width horizontal lines inserted between the lines of a long text? I do not want to use Ctrl+U to add underline to the text because it does not add lines to the empty spaces. Also ...
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Format external drive in single user mode mac os x

I am looking for suggestion to format external volume in Single User Mode. diskutil eraseDisk didn't work in such environment, so is there any possibility to format usb memory stick from Single User ...
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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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Merge Two Unallocated Partitions

I have a HDD with 3 partitions, an Unallocated 232GB, a 450 MB Recovery, and another unallocated 363.74GB. What I would like to do is merge the two unallocated spaces. The 232 GB and the 363.73GB ...
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unable to format sd card

After formatting my sd card "successfully" from NTFS to Fat32, I put some content on it from my computer. But when I mounted it back to my android device, my old sdcard content was showing as if I ...
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How can I prevent followed hyperlinks from changing color?

I have several hyperlinks throughout my document, in several different colors. I would like the hyperlinks to remain the same color/style after being followed, and not simply change the style of ...
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Make words fat using function bar

Is there a way in MS Excel 2013 to format words fat/thick using the function bar? I need the concatenating function and want to highlight each cells information with an additional section like title ...
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Formatting computer (Windows 10)

I made my pen drive bootable, and tried formatting pc with windows 10, I formatted my System drive and proceed further, but because of some reason it come up with error message, I then tried ...
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How to design a table in MS Word that wraps text around a cell in a corner?

Here's what I want to achieve: Screenshot 1: Desired output In other words, I want the whole grey area to be one cell, the content of which wraps itself around the cell with white background. While ...
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Highlighting Groups of Alternating Names in Excel

I have been trying to find a good way to do this but it seems like I can not find a good Conditional Formatting formula to work with what I need. I am trying to do something along the lines of this ...
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Fedora 17 - Add 3rd harddrive to /home

I'm running Fedora 17 64bit that have 320gb and 500gb hard drive. Command df -h shows that /dev/mapper/centos-home has size of 710G. I want to add third hard drive and increase size of /dev/mapper/...
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Execel IF(AND) function too many arguments

I am trying to format a cell (B17) based on the value of B13, it needs to be green if the following is true and red if false: F17-E17-D17<=b13<=F17 I understand putting in two conditional ...
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Restrict formatting of forms and SmartArt

I'm creating a Word template for CI, so only formats i applied may be used. On the text format level i've done good job. But how can i restrict format usage of forms and SmartArt? Like line thickness,...
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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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Issues with Formatting my Drive on Macbook Pro Retina 13"

I have been having issues with formatting the drive. I have not been able to unmount and it has got the error -69877: couldn't open device. I went into info on disk utility and this is what I found. ...
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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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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 ax2Project_Address(...
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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 ...