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Update all the files in the archive with 7zip

I am using a command line version of 7zip (7za.exe). I have the following file in the folder: 7za.exe 1.txt test.zip test.zip contains several occurrences of 1.txt inside its zipped folder ...
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What Linux zip option overwrites the zip file?

Is there an option for Linux zip that is equivalent to rm foo zip -r foo foo/? I'm using Info-ZIP's Zip 2.31.
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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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I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again

I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again. I have lost the paste function of this shortcut key by over writing it with a macro.
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How do you set a file on a webserver to allow auto overwrite capability

I have a Foscam IPCam that snaps images every 30 minutes and will auto upload them through FTP to my website. I specify the name so it should copy over an existing image and replace it with the most ...
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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 re-...
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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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How can I update one source tree from another?

I have an existing source-tree, with a bunch of sub-directories 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 full ...
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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 ...