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Move folders to Library and they disappeared (permissions)

Windows 7 Professional I had a large number of files in a folder. I moved these files (selected and dragged them in Windows Explorer) to the users Documents Library (I meant to get their My ...
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Is there a Win7 library (or similar) that combines multiple directories for the desktop?

In Windows 7, libraries were introduced that combined multiple "physical" directories into one so that multiple folders could be browsed as one "logical" folder. I want to do a similar thing for my ...
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Make Recorded TV Appear in Windows 7 Libraries/ Change library Icon

The Library Recorded TV exists, as you can add it to the right side of the Windows 7 Start Menu, but It doesn't appear in the Libraries Folder? Is it possible to make it appear there? I went to start ...
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339 views

How to open command window from documents library?

Normally in Windows Explorer, I can open a command window by shift right-clicking in the folder. I love this feature. However sometimes this item is missing from the context menu. This is really ...
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1answer
263 views

Using Windows 7 libraries without automatic import into Media Player

Is it possible to use Windows 7 libraries for Music, Videos, Pictures and Documents, but selectively prevent images in the Pictures library (for instance) from being imported into Windows Media ...
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How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player?

How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player so that they appear in anything other than the 'Other' folder?
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2answers
229 views

How can I change the order of libraries in Windows 7?

I have documents, music, pictures and videos by default and added 'dropbox'. They are sorted in alphabetical order. How can I change this order?
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85 views

Adding Virtual Library and/or Virtual Folder to latest Photo Gallery on Windows 7

How to make nested Library in windows 7? and Is it possible to have nested libraries in Windows 7? were both wanting to have Nested Libraries. Clearly this is not possible, but it is possible to ...
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1answer
540 views

Homegroup libraries visible but can't be opened

I have 2 Windows 7 PCs in a home network. When I create a homegroup, the libraries I share are visible on the opposing machine but when I doubleclick them nothing happens - no error message, nothing ...
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1answer
148 views

Get the total amount of music files by folders, albums, genres, etc. in Windows Library

How can I get summaries from Windows Libraries (especially from the Music Library)? I would like to get the total amount of music files, but also the amount of music files by folders, albums, ...
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1answer
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Trying to restore Library files from backup made with Windows7

I wish I knew this before I backed up my info and restored my laptop but, here I am. I back up my info using windows backup. I want to restore specific files, NOT ALL OF THEM, I started making my ...
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Is there a free library type reboot software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Windows 7 app to enforce user time restrictions or Steady State alternative I am setting up a community computer center and I need to set the Windows-7 PC's to ...
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1answer
2k views

Restore Windows 7 Libraries links without reinstalling?

i did something rather stupid and now i don't know how to fix my mistake. i built a new PC with an SSD and a HDD. the SSD is for the system files and most applications, but the HDD is for data. for ...
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211 views

Error while installing the libmtp library

When I'm running the configure file for the Libmtp library using Msys, everything seems to be going fine till I get an error that tells me that it can't find the Libusb library, I have installed it ...
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1answer
2k views

How to remove icons from the Games folder in Windows 7?

I am one of these OCD nut jobs that likes to have all their game icons perfect in their "Games" folder in Windows 7. However when I installed Far Cry 2 it made a "Default application" icon in the ...
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3answers
213 views

Relocate a library folder

Out of the (Win7) box, the Public Pictures library points to C:\Users\Public\Pictures. I would like to reset that so it resolves to a secondary harddrive.
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How can I my Win7 Pictures library - arrange by Month is always Empty

When I go to the Pictures library on my Win7 machine and Arrange by Month it says "This folder is empty". If I Arrange by Folder I can see all my folders and photos. Actually arranging by anything ...
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1answer
643 views

msvcr71.dll is missing

msvcr71.dll is missing on Windows 7 and I can't register my dll throw regsvr32 I just can't understand why it can happen Does this dll come with OS, or I can install C++ runtime libraries, or .NET ...
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210 views

Where to put libraries and headers on windows (coming from unix?)

When a unix/linux program requires "stuff", I usually put (or dpkg puts for me) libraries and headers in /usr/lib and /usr/include, respectively. I recently downloaded a library that I wish to use on ...
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1answer
2k views

Change image for music library folder in Windows 7

With the Windows 7 Music Library in "Folder" view each subfolder will be rendered as a "page" and some pages will have an image of the album/CD cover. But how can I change this image? Some CDs are ...
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1answer
651 views

Is it possible to add single files to Windows 7 libraries?

I want to use libraries and the homegroup to share my files in an easy manner. However, i only want some files from folders (including the harddrive i've got, that has 100+ ER episodes in root and a ...
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167 views

How should I fix my music library (Windows 7) which does everything but open when attempted?

As I mentioned in the question above, it doesn't open. However, I can normally go to its properties to include/exclude folders. It's still functional, I believe. I just can't get INSIDE it. All the ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 Start Menu folder editing help

I'd like to be able to have the windows 7 start menu link to folders and not link to the stupid libraries. In Windows vista you could add the the Downloads folder into the start menu with messing with ...
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1answer
111 views

How can I include a saved search folder in a Windows 7 Library?

For example, add the search for *.avi in the Downloads folder to my Videos library? It's just that I think it's a waste of time to organize my files manually every time I download or copy something.
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Environment Variables for Windows 7 Built-in Libraries

Does Windows 7 define environment variables for pre-existing Libraries? I am curious because I often use these when typing a path in Open/Save dialogs or from the Run prompt. For example, to get to ...
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2answers
384 views

Change order of libraries during start-menu searches in Windows 7

I use the start-menu to launch files (kind of like Launchy or Quicksilver) and the library functionality is really helpful in quickly sorting out what's what. For example, maybe an older copy exists ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Media Player library doesn't show any songs in folders!

I have Windows 7 Ultimate and have added my music folders to the library of Win Media Player, yet none of my songs appear in the library! What shall I do? Also, i have switched off many services, ...
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Adding Libraries back into Windows 7 after removing them

I downloaded your .reg file to remove libraries from Windows 7 permanently. However, since then I found better ways of working around this. I tried modifying the downloaded file to reverse the ...
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2k views

Can I browse windows 7 libraries from the command prompt?

If I am at a Windows 7 command prompt is there any way that I can navigate to one of my libraries? e.g. something like cd libraries:\code
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Libraries disappeared from Navigation Pane

On my Windows 7 installation, the Library view disappeared from my navigation pane in Windows Explorer. They can be accessed via Desktop still, but is there a way to get the library back as a separate ...
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1answer
193 views

Way to get desktop to act like a library?

I'm on windows 7; how can I make my desktop act (basically) like a library? (Libraries being the new Windows 7 feature)
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1answer
300 views

How do I save a file in a library location other than the default

Win7 libraries have a default folder location, but there are times I want to save to a different one (eg My Documents vs Shared Documents) but I can't find any way to specify any of the other ...
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1answer
6k views

What are the icons contained in the Windows 7 shell32.dll

I wanted to change the icon used for a Custom Library I've created in Windows 7. I found a great article How to Customize the Library Icons in Windows 7 which describes exactly how to do that. ...
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1answer
1k views

Why is one specific file not showing up in my document library?

In my "Documents" library on Windows 7, one file is not showing up in Windows Explorer. When I look in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\blah\blah all 24 files appear. But when I look in Libraries > ...
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How to Change the Libraries icon pinned to Taskbar in Windows 7

Some time back I changed the default libraries icon on Taskbar to "Computer" icon. I had to format the PC and now I looks like the I forgot the procedure to change the icon. I tried changing the ...
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1answer
489 views

Windows 7: Backup Libraries in Windows Explorer

Is there a specific path or a registry where the library settings are stored. So that i can backup and restore my libraries when ever I restore my computer using an image or reinstall my computer
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436 views

Is it possible to have nested libraries in Windows 7?

My goal is this: I have a library, say it's called Series. I store my series in two different places, one for watched episodes and one for unwatched episodes. Obviously I can simply add the root ...
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1answer
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Windows 7: Can not safely remove hard-drive when using shared library function

When using Windows 7 libraries for an external hard-drive. There is a problem when I go to safely remove the hard-drive. Windows won't let me because I have the drive assigned to the libraries ...
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Can I get rid of the Windows 7 libraries folder dropdowns?

The default libraries in Windows 7 work such that all subfolders of locations you include appear side by side. I really like that cruft-free look and I don't need any of the information about which ...
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1answer
595 views

How to make nested Library in windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to have nested libraries in Windows 7? I want to make new "Songs" library inside "Music" Library. How to do that? How to make nested library in windows ...
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In Windows 7, how do I make the “start” menu Documents/Pictures/Music/Videos go to my Documents/Pictures/Music/Videos directory?

Right now, if I click on Documents, I go to Libraries > Documents. I want to go to [Logged In User] > My Documents. Is there a way to configure this behavior?
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Consolidate libraries in Windows Media Center (Windows 7)

I have several hard drives, internal and external, which contain divx and dvd rips that I wish to access from WMC (Windows Media Center). I've added directories from these drives to the libraries ...
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1answer
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Windows Media Player 12 Library import keeps dying

I cannot get WMP 12 to import my library. I have searched around various forums and tried all the common solutions like disabling Media Sharing, deleted my %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player ...
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Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 which seems to want us to organize our files into "libraries" which are independent from the physical folder where the files are stored. My data is stored on a ...
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1answer
3k views

Change disk used for offline files in Windows 7

I'm moving some photos to a folder on a shared NAS drive in our home, which I've marked as "Always available offline" in Windows 7 so that I can add it to the Photos library. Windows wants to store ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't Windows Media Player 12 remember non-default folders added to libraries

In Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7 files folders that I add to the Music and Videos libraries, other that the built-in C:\Users\Username\Music and C:\Users\Username\Videos folders, disappear from ...
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2answers
102 views

Removing a folder from a library

I've accidentally added a folder to a Library ( not the one I intended to), how can I remove it ? Is there a Library management tool or something ?
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1answer
611 views

Windows 7 Libraries best practices

Windows 7 brought us some new features, like the Libraries that can link some file system folders together to one view. I usually use a layout on my D:\ drive with folders like: D:\Downloads ...
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Linux Version of Windows 7 Libraries

Libraries are one of the features I like about Windows 7 (admittedly, I haven't delved to deeply yet). Anyone using a similar concept on a Linux system? I figure UnionFS could work, but I've not ...
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Index a low-cost NAS on Windows 7

Has anyone found a way to index the files stored on a Networked Attached Storage on Windows 7 so that the files can be available in Windows Search and Libraries? I am referring to the cheap and ...