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OSX: Can't remove or hide 'filename'.extension/zone.identifier

Okay I got one for you guys. I am using OS X Mountain Lion, with a Windows 7 partition in Bootcamp. In Windows 7, I used Paragon to be able to write to my HFS partition, where my home folder in OSX is ...
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Setting NAS drives for quick removal / safe removal?

I have a NAS drive and suffered a file corruption issue over wireless. I discovered that the drive is not set as removable so if the connection is interrupted while you're using an application to ...
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USB Drive cannot detect in Windows 7

Have you ever plugged in a USB drive or any external device with a hard drive and wondered why you cannot see it in My Computer? I often have, I believe my USB is not broke .. because if I plugin the ...
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USB drive unusable and reporting 0 bytes capacity

I had a problem with my USB drive. When i plug it in windows 7, what happens is when I click on USB the message "Please insert a disk into drive X:". The drive properties show: Type: Removable ...
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What is the “Circle With A Vertical Line” icon appearing on removable disk icons?

In Windows 7, a removable disk's icon sometimes has a smaller icon in its corner similar to the 0/1 icons resembling power on/off. Look: I don't remember the small thing appearing there before. It ...
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automatically open removable devices in explorer

is it possible to set the autoplay to always open removable devices in windows explorer? I used the settings offered in the autoplay dialog and set the openning in Explorer for almost all content ...
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External Hard Drive being incorrectly recognized as Internal Hard Disk

I have a 3TB Seagate GoFlex External HDD. When I first got the device, it would show up as Removable Storage in My Computer where I could right click on the drive and eject it when I was done. However ...
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VMware blocked usb access from Physical Machine

The problem is I cannot access my usb stick from the real machine. If I insert the usb and i have "Removable Devices" turned ON on my virtual machine I have full access and functionality on it. When ...
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How do I make my WD Passport USB hard drive appear as Removable rather than Fixed?

Back story: I have a WD Passport USB hard drive that I take back and forth from work every day. At both ends, we have a Windows Home Server backing up all computers. I am plagued every day by a pop ...
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How can “Install or run program from your media” be disabled?

Recently something in Windows 7 has changed such that the default action for removable drives has become Install or run program from your media instead of Open. I checked the AutoPlay control panel ...
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How to make Picasa copy also .RAW /.NEF files but not show them

I'm using Picasa to import, manage, upload and back-up pictures. However, I do not want to see duplicates when browsing them, but I would like to copy the raw files from the cameras SD cards, looks ...
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KDE4 - possible to mount flash disks etc. on the desktop like in KDE3?

my grandfather uses a linux machine for web browsing, emails etc. So he mostly uses Firefox, Thunderbird and sometimes also Skype and now he has also Jabber account. Currently there is Pclinuxos 2009 ...
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Partitioning and safely removing compact flash cards with Windows 7

I have a set of compact flash cards with 2x NTFS partitions, which I need to work with via a USB compact flash adapter. Windows XP and Windows 7 don't allow access to anything beyond the first ...
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Make SATA removable in Windows 7?

I have a Gigabyte P67A. I have attached one of those Thermaltake SATA docks with the eSATA connector on the dock. I have connected the dock to a regular SATA port on the board with a SATA-eSATA cable. ...
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Is there a robust way to vaccinate removable media against autorun.inf malware?

Where I live (Bolivia), it seems that around 2/3 of USB sticks that I encounter have malware that executes via autorun.inf and tries to infect the host machine. Most internet access here is conducted ...
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How can I manage multiple removable hard drives?

I have a desktop PC which I use to play videos and movies on my TV, as well as play music. Storage is an issue so I have the following Icy Dock hard drive cage installed which allows me to swap in ...
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Making a flash drive to a hard drive

I've found a tutorial here on how to trick the operating system to see a flash drive as a hard drive. But I have a few questions: This trick will only work on the os wherein you updated the flash ...
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how to make SATA drive appear as removable drive?

Now my secondary drive shows as non-removable. (AHCI mode is set in BIOS). So, I need to make it removable.
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USB stick appearing as hard disk drive, not removable storage device

I just plugged in a very simple 1GB USB stick from the office in hopes of making it a Fedora Live USB stick. For that to work, I need a removable storage device, or else it won't appear in LiveUSB ...
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Linux fstab mounting

I'm trying to get fstab to auto-mount a removable device when its plugged in? Is this possible and if not what is the easiest way to auto-mount a removable device?
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What is the default mount point on Linux systems (all)?

My question is very basic in nature. Is the mount point for external media (like USB) always /media? Because in a Debian system, if I plug in any USB device that goes to the /media folder. So is it ...
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How can I tell if Windows thinks a HDD is removable without a GUI?

I need to determine if Windows thinks that my SATA hard drives are "removable" or not. The problem is, its on a Hyper-V system, and I don't have access to the Disk Management GUI application. ...
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make drive show up as fixed rather than “removable”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP, USB-Stick and multiple Partitions Is there a way to make a usb drive show up as a fixed drive and not a removable drive?
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Removable Disk Drives Not Appearing

OS: Vista, SP1 My SD/MMC drive does not appear anywhere (MyComputer, Disk Manager). In My Computer the only available drives ar C:\, D:\ and J:. I can no longer view any removable disk drives. When I ...
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Internal SATA hard disk shows up as removable device on Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire M7720 with three internal SATA drives; drive #2 and #3 are on a removable HDD rack. Drive #3 (on the second removable HDD rack) shows up as removable device ...