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Designate Excel Data Connection ReadOnly

I have an Excel file with a data connection to another Excel source which is referenced by several other reports. The data connection should be read only, but I cannot seem to setup the properties to ...
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HDD Failure? Seagate 320GB

I have a Seagate Barracuda ST3320820SCE 320GB HDD 7200RPM Brand new from a trusted seller on eBay (i know, but it’s new) Worked fine then today I got 2 crashes causing windows to shut down. And ...
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Can one prevent Antimalware Executable to start hogging CPU for extended periods each time some network adapter gets active?

Another article told me that the memory hogs is caused by Windows Defender scans. I followed the instructions that tell me to uncheck the boxes in Idle, Power, and Network for each of the 4 tasks that ...
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Keep Background Intelligent Transfer Service off

It seems to be starting every single time I boot up my edit:new Windows 8.1 computer, hogging disk. I went into services.msc and disabled it but it still somehow re enables itself. This is my own ...
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How to edit FreeBSD partition from Windows?

Any ideas? Is this even possible? I don't want only to read from an FreeBSD UFS but also write on it using Windows.
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How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as Read/Write?

I plugged in my external harddrive (which was formatted on my Mac into HFS+ journaled) to my Ubuntu desktop 9.04 64bit. I am not able to get the drive to mount with write capability, how do I do ...
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External HDD appears to be mounted rw, but switches to ro

When I first mount my external HDD, it claims to be mounted rw: # mkdir /media/external-hdd # mount /dev/sdb1 /media/external-hdd # mount | grep sdb1 /dev/sdb1 on /media/external-hdd type ext3 ...
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Does writing to SSD influence SSD Read spead?

I use my SSD to read and write at the same time, and I found that writing influences read performance quite a lot. Example: Without write, my read may be X MB/s, but with write, my read became 0.5X ...
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Bluray Drives: 2x vs 4x vs 6x vs 8x read/write speed comparison

I couldn't find a duplicate question, but I was wondering what the differences are between different read/write speeds for Bluray drive. I'm planning on buying one for a build but don't know if I can ...
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FTP user permissions Ubuntu

I have a question about ftp rights on Ubuntu. I want to give a user only permission on 2 or more directories. The user may only see this directories. What file do I need to edit and what do I need to ...
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chmod 700 -R ~ - is it safe?

I'm thinking of doing 'chmod 700 -R ~'. Can it be dangerous? What can happen what I don't expect? Also, is there any way to keep all files on $HOME to be -rwx------?
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How well does the MBP's SSDs fare against working with *many* small files?

I've read that the greatest weakness of solid-state drives is their R/W-cycle-based lifespan. I work with a large number (in the hundreds) of — generally very small — files many times an hour, ...
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What is the data transfer speeds within the disk, to other devices?

I use Debian 6 on a HP Elitbook 6930 with 2Gigs of RAM. I was copying two AVI files, 1.5 GB in total, and noticed that the data copying was done at the rate of 4MB/sec. When I copy same AVIs to my ...
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How to mount read-write an ext4 partition on Windows?

I want to use ext4 on my external HDD, but it must be cross-platform. (At least Linux, Win7 & WinXP). Unfortunately, I haven't found any proper driver allowing Windows to WRITE to ext4. I've ...
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What happens when a file has restrictive permissions and the owner is not available?

I'm curious as to what happens to a file if let's say, it's permissions only allow the owner to read and write, and the group and everyone have no access at all. (700, or rwx------). Let's say the ...
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Get the read/write path of an application [duplicate]

Is there a way where i can find the path an application is writing/reading a file from/to? I used the resouce monitor(available in task manager) and to test it out, I opened notepad and saved it. it ...
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Minimizing SSD read/write with USB storage [duplicate]

I'm purchasing an ultrabook with an SSD (I've used only HDDs hitherto), and am slightly worried by the drive's read-write longevity. Should I store frequently read/written directories (e.g. downloads, ...
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Open read-only file on OSX

There is a file in my /opt/local/include folder on OSX that I wish to edit. This is currently set to 'Read only'. So, to allow me to edit, I have selected get info, then under sharing and permissions ...
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Linux won't let me mount an external hard drive as read/write

I try mount -t ntfs -o rw /dev/sdb1 /mnt/exthdd it doesn't give me any response so I presume it succeeded but when I try to touch it, it tells me it's a read-only file system This is driving me ...
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Native OS X RW NTFS support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any opinions on Paragon’s NTFS for Mac solution? I understand that OS X Snow Leopard unofficially has Read/Write capability for NTFS. Any experiences with it? Is ...