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windows ftp skip file if it already exists

I have a little script in windows that opens up a connection to a web server and downloads all the files using mget. However , the mget constantly downloads the files even if they already exist. Is ...
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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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How to get Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam to automatically overwrite oldest file on the SD card? [closed]

I have a Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam and use it as a dashcam. I want it to automatically overwrite the oldest recorded video when the SD card is full, but cannot figure out how to do this. Currently the ...
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WinSCP cannot overwrite file without write permissions to containing directory

I want to overwrite a file having permissions 777 but the directory in which file is placed has permissions 755. So it is not allowing to do so.
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how can i overwrite existing log file in inno setup

i am new to inno setup. I want logging information, for that I set SetupLogging=yes and I used following code for getting log file . procedure CurStepChanged(CurStep: TSetupStep); var ...
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Netbeans continually prompts to reload / overwrite files on samba share

This is something that has been bugging me for ages. When running Netbeans on windows (I've seen this problem in netbeans from before version 7 and in version 8.0) and saving files on a samba share ...
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Why is it faster to copy than overwrite?

I noticed this in general: its faster to copy a large file from my computer to my USB than it is to overwrite it. For example, I have a file a.txt thats 10 gb. If my USB is blank and I copy my file to ...
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Sound forge changes bit rate when overwritting

In Sound Forge 10.0 I cannot keep the same bitrate whenever i overwrite a file. Any solution? My Template box at the "Save as" dialog box is set up for 128 Kbps. If If I rename the file it will be ...
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Batch command backup in different folders

I am trying to create a backup for assassins creed 3 save game for every x minutes , but the folder & its files overwrites every time ,please suggest me a code so that each backup will be in ...
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Overwriting a files in place on NTFS

Let's say I have a Python program that opens a file and overwrites it with zeros, and I run it on a Windows 7 computer formatted in NTFS. If this is done on an HDD (not an SSD) will the file be ...
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How do I make a document fully read only on Open Office

When I use the security setting and set the password, I can still overwrite my original document. What am I doing wrong?
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Why does my Ubuntu Live USB stick always resets my modified fstab to “defaults”?

I made an Ubuntu Live USB Stick with the LinuxUSBDownload installer. The installer works great and also the well known issue of not unmounting the casper-rw at shutdown is fixed. :D The problem now ...
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Overwrite a Windows 7's Windows folder with a Windows.old from upgrade to Windows 8

Basically I've installed Windows 8 Pro over an existing Windows 7 install, and I told it not to copy any personal files or applications. Now in my C: drive I have a Windows.old folder. Is it possible ...
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is there a way to prespecify to overwrite files with same name?

Connections to network drives are ridiculously slow (e.g. 15kb/sec on really good days) and when I'm copying files I leave my desk. My problem is when there is a file with the same name to be ...
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MySQL ODBC Debugging to myodbc.sql overwrites file instead of appending new queries

I am using the MySQL ODBC driver on a Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit box. I enabled the debug feature on the odbc driver using the ODBC administrator at %windir%\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe It does write ...
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I accidently overwrote a linux shell program and would like to fix it

I accidentally overwrote one of the programs in the /bin directory, and would like to fix it. I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and would like some way to re-install just this file, without having to ...
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Recover overwritten external hard-drive

I had some data in my external hard drive (eHD), and performed a dd to backup my ubuntu filesystem onto the eHD. I thought it would maintain the data that was previously there, plus the backup. ...
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FTP upload & overwrite does NOT overwite, but creates [file.ext].# instead

This question is a duplicate of one in StackOverflow, and I was recommended to ask this question here instead. My apologies if the multi-post is undesirable. I have a very strange issue with FTP that ...
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What does “type nul > somefile” do to “somefile” in Windows?

Specifically, does type nul > somefile overwrite the entire file on disk? I saw a batch script website recommend generating an FTP script on the fly and then "securely" erasing it with the command ...
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How to increase Hard-Disk LifeSpan?

1) What factors affect the life of a hard disk? 2) Does frequent writing on the disk reduce its life? 3) What is the average life span of a hard disk under normal condition? 4) Does less writing ...
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Linux group permissions getting overwritten by owner

I am not a user of Linux, but I am encountering some permissions problems with it that I hope someone can shed some light on. Bit of background: A colleague of mine has a Linux box (running Debian I ...
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How to find the original content when the folder is already “replaced”?

I'm new to mac and I made a big mistake. I was trying to back up internal HD (macbook pro). While I wanted to save what was on internal HD's "Folder A", there was already a folder named "Folder A" on ...
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updating a source tree with another one

I have an existing source-tree, with a bunch of subdirectories and thousands of source files. I have a new source-tree where some of the files have been updated and some new files/directories added. ...
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Does NTFS overwrite file on the same physical location (sector)?

I want to recover an overwritten file on a NTFS partition. Let's say I have file named A in a directory. I made another file but I saved this new file with the same name, "A". Will the new file ...
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How do I delete a file that is in use by another process? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete a 'locked' file? More specifically, I'm trying to rename or overwrite a file, and get the message Access Denied. Make sure the disk is not ...
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Windows INSERT key anti-functionality accidentally triggers; how to stop it permanently?

We all use editing facilities to change a line of text as we are entering it. There are two principal editing modes within a line, a) "insert mode" which inserts non-editing characters at the point of ...