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Adding searchable tags and comments to any file in Windows 8

As we all know, the JPG format allows us to store such properties as Tags and Comments in every picture of this format. The Windows Explorer allows us to easily edit these properties, and they can be ...
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Why I am not able to see folder icons in Windows Explorer and Properties window takes time to open after I right click on file or folder

I am facing this issue after installing windows update on Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I am not able to see icons / thumbnails of folders in Windows Explorer. The other issue I am facing is whenever I ...
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How can I read out internal pdf creation/modified date with Windows PowerShell?

PDF files seem to have a separate set of file properties which contain (among others) a creation date and a modified date (see screenshot here: ...
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how to enable 'Properties' button of TCP/IPv4 in Network connections in Windows 7

In the Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections, I have a Wireless Network Connection. When I right-click on it, a properties dialog opens. Now, I need to change the IP address for ...
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Update Custom Document Properties across multiple Word files

Is there a way to import custom document properties across multiple files? I've seen that there is a downloadable tool available, but those are for summary document properties (default ...
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Adding custome metadata to PDF using Acrobat X

I have some PDF tax files that I would like to separate by year. However, the year created / modified isn't necessarily the year I want to categorize it under. How can I add a "year" field to the ...
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Why does clicking on Windows 7 Printer Properties Result In Driver Not Installed?

The question I need to ask is has anyone heard of getting a "driver not installed" error when clicking on a printer's properties on Windows 7, and is there a workaround? Here are the details of the ...
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How to change “comments” on files in windows from command line?

In windows on certain files users are able to change the "comments" on the file. This can be done by right clicking the file -> properties -> Details as shown in this image Questions Is there a way ...
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Compatibility wizard error and occasionally missing compatibility Properties tab

I have two probably related problems with Windows' Compatibility mode. Compatibility tab missing, but not on all programs The title is rather self-explanatory, but let me show you: the Properties ...
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What does it mean when a file is blocked in Windows?

When some files are downloaded from the internet, they are blocked. Some files can still be opened even if they are blocked... I can see whether a file is blocked by opening the file properties ...
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Windows - two options for stop the scheduled jobs - why?

Every time I set a sch. job in Windows I promised myself to get correct information about why the properties contain two option for stop job. Now I'm doing it... :-) So: I try to set a SJ to run at ...
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Can I change the properties of all files to show info similar to the folder templates properties?

I use Windows Explorer every day to manage large groups of files. I modified the folder templates in Windows 7 to display the properties that are important to me. (Ex: Name, size, length, date ...
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Viewing extended file properties via command line in Linux

In Windows it is possible to open explorer and add columns to view additional information about a file. For example in the image below, I added the columns for Company, Copyright and Description: ...
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open program instead system properties - windows 7

I want to open another program (like everest) to show system information instead the default windows 7 system information window when right-clicking on computer Is there a way to replace the action ...
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MS Word 2010 - Change Displayed Doc Properties in File>Info

When you click File > Info in Word 2010, you can view/edit the common properties for the document. I have added some custom properties like "Approver", "Date Completed", "Version" etc. These are used ...
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stripping properties and personal information from .odt files on linux?

I have a few files that have fields of properties and personal information that I want to remove, the format is .odt. Basically, I want to strip out everything. What utilities are available for the ...
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What are the best WiFi settings for my situation?

I am trying to tweak my WiFi settings on the router and on my laptop so I can enjoy using the WiFi at my attic. For now I only get headaches because I cannot move freely around with my laptop at the ...
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What is “Green TX” in WiFi (Atheros AR5B97 adapter for laptop)

In the device options I am trying to get the most out of my card but I am wondering what Green TX (on/off) is? I can't find it on google. So, what does Green TX mean and what is it for, what does it ...
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Custom video icon for a single video file in windows 7 file explorer

Recently I found a video on the net ( a .mp4 file), and when I had it on my computer with Windows7, I noticed its thumbnail was not the average windows 7 video thumbnail (which looks like a piece of ...
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How to widen properties windows/dialogs in Windows 7?

I need to widen some properties windows/dialogs in Windows 7 to be able to read some very long paths. How can I do this? Thanks! PS: I have already tried ResizeEnable and AuthoHotKeys, and let's ...
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Fields and Properties in Microsoft Word 2007

I have added some advanced properties into my Microsoft Word 2007 document. These were created by doing the following: Click the Office button -> Prepare -> Properties. Under the Document Properties ...
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Get Extended Properties of a file

What's the fastest way to output the 'Title' property of all files in a directory in Windows 7? I tried dir in command line but that only prints the filename, not the Title found in the extended ...
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Show the date on pictures

I have pictures, each with a date-taken tag. How do I "stamp" that date onto the picture? (For example editing the picture, putting the date onto the actual picture, not just an overlay...)
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How can I find out when I last executed a particular .bat file?

I am trying to find the last execution date of a bat file I opened in Windows 7. I already tried right clicking the file in Windows Explorer and selecting Properties, but the "last opened" date is a ...
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Word 2007 document property field “Update Field” changes metadata, not display

To get the word "Author" document property you would normally enter Ctrl+F9 and type "DOCPROPERTY Author". { DOCPROPERTY Author } In the particular instance I am dealing with, the code has been ...
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Windows 7: “Replace All Child Object Permissions” Doesn't Stay Checked

I right-click on a top-level folder in Windows Explorer. I choose Properties > Security tab > Advanced > Change Permissions. I check "Replace all child object permissions with inheritable ...
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How can i lock a folder without any additional software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password protect any folder without any third party software? I want to be able to lock any folder on my laptop so that it requires a password to open. I'd like it to ...
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What Is “Cisco Compatible eXtensions”?

I have found this in my wireless network card's properties in connection. What is this? Should i enable it?
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Temporarily Changing Console Properties in Windows 7

In Windows XP, when you make a change to the console settings (not just for the command-prompt, but all console apps), eg dimensions, colors, fonts, etc., it asks if you want to make the changes ...
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Removing all properties and personal information from a file automatically

When I share files online, I find myself doing the Properties/Detail/Remove all properties and personal information by hand in Explorer each time. The result of this is that a copy of the file with ...
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Scheduled Tasks Properties in PowerShell?

I am not sure how to do this in PowerShell, but I dont think it is supported. For example: $tasks = schtasks /query Will store all the tasks into the variable $tasks Example output: Folder: ...
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Word 2010: How to reference custom document properties?

Using Word 2010, I've added a custom property to my document, Something, and I've set the value to XYZ. In the document, I hit Ctrl+F9 to insert a reference, and I type { DOCPROPERTY [Something] }. ...
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What is the difference between 'Preferences' and 'Printing Defaults' on Printer Properties?

When you go into Printer Properties (e.g. from the Control Panel), there is a button called 'Preferences' on the 'General' tab and another button called 'Printing Defaults' on the 'Advanced' tab. ...
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What do I do when nothing happens when I open the system properties in Windows 7?

I recently reinstall windows 7 but found out that I cannot open the Windows 7 'system properties'. Every time I click on "System", nothing happens. I've also tried clicking both "My ...
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svn revert a single property on a directory?

How can I revert one of several properties on a directory from svn command line? My svn trunk has a property svn:externals to import an external repo. /trunk svn:external = /external/trunk When ...
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Make the file author property readonly - MS-Word 2007

I just want to know is there a way of locking a MS-Word files author, while keeping the document editable in MS-Word 2007 currently you create a document save the document right click on the ...
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Outlook removes full domain name in email address. Can the properties be displayed?

When I receive forwarded messages in Outlook 2003, the email addresses are often truncated to just names. I know how to display the properties of those addresses contained in the message sent directly ...
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Outlook shows unread count of folder, but I care about total count

Using Outlook 2003. I'm using the Shortcuts view on the Navigation Pane and it shows all the folders I know and love. It shows me the number of unread items in each folder. But this is useless to ...
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How to display other columns in Mac Finder?

How can I get Finder to display other file properties so I can sort on those instead e.g. bit rate You can do this in windows XP and I'm finding it incredibly frustrating that such an option does ...
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Is there a Linux utility that can clear Word Document properties?

Is there a Linux utility that can clear Word Document properties? I want to keep the doc file. These are the properties that Word auto fills and I'd like them removed:
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Visual Studio [copy properties]

Is there any way to copy the whole properties of a project to another one? (in any version of Visual Studios)
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“This file came from another computer and may be blocked…”

Having a constant issue with (what I assume to be) permissions on Windows 7. I have a certain number of files I need complete access to (actually, Visual Studio needs unrestricted access to - to ...
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Powerpoint: how to insert document property (aka 'field') in slide?

How can I insert a document property (e.g. the author's name) in a slide in PowerPoint 2007? I know this can be done in Microsoft Word, but I can't find how to do it in PowerPoint. (The idea is that ...
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How to view advertised shortcut

I just learned about advertised shortcuts in Windows. But, I can't find any info on how to view what it's pointing at, what it will execute on double click. Is there a way to modify it, or change it's ...
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Mouse settings/properties dialog box won't open in Windows 7

I have a problem trying to open my computer's mouse settings by either going to the command prompt and typing, 'control mouse', 'main.cpl' (as researched online) or simply by trying to go to the ...
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Excel: Cell Value as Excel Document Metadata Property

I know you can add custom Document Properties in Excel 2007. see: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel/HA100475241033.aspx#5 But I thought there was a way to pull a value from a cell as a custom ...
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Having trouble with Windows XP Read Only Settings on a file

I am having trouble with a folder that needs to be read write for iTunes to open and it was for a while but it seemingly inexplicably changed to read-only now and when I try to change it back from ...
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How can I launch a file properties dialog from the command line?

It's simple programmatically with ShellExecute to specify the properties verb when instructing Windows to open a file, but can this be done from the command line or run box? Ideally I'd like to do ...