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What does “Drive:\\folder name” mean in openfiles

We use server 2008 R2 as server and win7, win8 and win xp pcs as client. If we open files of server in client pc, server shows the list of open files in openfiles (Shared folders>> Open files) as ...
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Restore 'where' to PATH? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out where programs are installed, but Windows can't find where! Trace: C:\Documents and Settings\apenneba>where java 'where' is not recognized as an internal or external ...
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Disable XP SP2+’s FQP Requirement?

I finally gave in and decided to update XP to SP3. One of the things that bothers me about SP2+ and which caused me to put it off for so long is that it requires fully-qualified paths for file-types ...
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Getting PATH of running *.exe

I am currently developing a customized CafeSuite system for my Internet Cafe. And I'm using Java and JNI (Java Native Interface) to get through the Windows Registry. But I have this module I can't get ...
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User Path not included by default in the command prompt Path

Windows XP used to set the environment variable Path of a command prompt to <system_PATH><user_PATH>. Perhaps after a software installation, its behavior changed to picking up ...
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Windows XP having problems with Unicode symbols in user profile names

One person sent me a PC for some maintenance (physical and software cleaning etc.). I noticed one issue. It has Windows XP Pro with SP2 His name is Jānis (this Latvian name is the same as John in ...
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How to add a directory not on C:\ to the PATH variable

I have recently installed Python in D:\Python32 and added that directory to my PATH variable, but it doesn't seem to work. Does PATH only work with C:\ ? OS is Win XP Pro 64
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Executable not found despite PATH variable correctly set

Really weird behaviour on my system. I can execute xilperl.exe in the following way on my system: C:\Xilinx\10.1\ise\bin\nt>xilperl.exe In order to make things easier I do not wanna add the ...
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Is it possible to make a program or file globally available on your computer?

I am working in a Windows XP Pro environment and I am wondering if there is a simple way to make a program be executable from any path in the command prompt. Are environmental variables needed? And ...
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Windows path without spaces (with ~1)?

I want to include the path to a library in the Program Files directory, but I need to do this without spaces. I know that Windows uses a convention that shortens names like Program Files becomes ...
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Restoring Windows XP PATH variable

I installed an application that screwed my PATH variable. Now I cannot run anything from the command prompt. Is there any way I can restore PATH variable?
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Windows XP environment variable editor replacement that handles lines

I'm looking for an environment variable editor that handles linebreaks well. I have a monster %PATH% to edit (edited to save side-scrolling): C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\;C:\Program ...
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favourite/most used folder launcher for xp?

I am regularly driven round the bend keeping track of folders (file system) Either I have to have a ton of windows open, each with a different location, or I have to renavigate each and every time ...