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Script to detect a file landing and processing

I need to write a .bat file to fulfill the below requirement on Windows machine We have few file which comes everyday to one folder from where they are processed using a old batch script every 2 min. ...
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Is there a way to find out a Windows drive had on a specific date in the past?

My records show that the drive of a Windows server had twice the memory it has now. I'm not sure if my records are correct or not, so I would like to check the size of the disk in the past. Is there ...
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why Microsoft Lync presentation(sharing) is not available from my partner window

the following is the screen shot i see but i want my partner in chat share with me her screen , but she says this buttons are not available for her. I am using Lync 2013 . what would be case?
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Windows apps open and then automatically get closed in Windows 8.1

I have recently installed windows 8.1 professional on my pc. When I open windows store or windows store apps only the splash screen comes and then automatically the app gets closed. Sometimes a ...
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windows 8.1 cannot detect the laptop camera

I upgraded my Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 but now my laptop cannot detect its camera. Every time I click the camera icon, a message comes out that I should connect a camera. My laptop has a built-in ...
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Mergine two files with windows command line by line

I have a batch script that runs two sensor collectors in to two separate csv files. I'd like to run a command at the end of the script that merges the two files line by line. ie: File1: 1,2,3 1,2,3 ...
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I need help to shut off some processes without breaking my computer

My computer is slow due to background processes running on a Windows 7 OS. Iv'e done this on Windows XP before, but it destroyed the GOM Player and sound system. It also almost broke the Windows XP OS ...
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Disable the security warning “Do you want to open this file? - Unknown Publisher” for a specific filetype

I always get the annoying warning below when opening PDF files. Can I avoid this (for *.pdf)? I use PDFlite as my default PDF reader.
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Recovering some windows session data from hibernation file

I just suffered from a BSoD on my HP laptop running Windows Vista SP2. I had a few unsaved notepad (text editor) windows open with some notes and reminders scattered around in them (very bad practice, ...
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Prevent windows from “sleep saving” and overwriting shared partition

Is there a way to disable Windows to overwrite my shared partition with it's old memory version? Sometimes the juice runs out, and on reboot, I forget that Windows was last and boot into Linux. A ...
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What files startup before you even log on

For example. If I took an account on a computer and put a file in the startup, then log off and go to a different account will it work? How do I make it run before I even log on to an account.
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How can one shut down a computer from the windows 8.1 setup?

I have a new computer that I want to make a backup of (prior to creating a user account or anything like that) - and keep ending up in the "Region and language" screen, that then goes to the "time ...
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How to remove directory with invalid name on running system root partition without third party software?

Somehow, most probably from one or another usb-born Linux, I got cute little directory named C: located on my C: NTFS partition, due to its peculiar name I can not operate on its directory tree as ...
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Limiting number of failed UAC password attempts?

Is there any way to limit or throttle the number of attempts at entering a password in the UAC prompt? Putting limits on how many times a password can be entered (either absolute or per time ...
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Why does Microsoft skip the number 9 and call the next version of Windows 'Windows 10'? [on hold]

Today Windows 10' tech preview was unveiled. Why did they call it Windows 10 instead of 9?
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Windows Vista upgraded to windows 7. Hangs up until a selection is made eventhough the only OS that's available is Win 7 [duplicate]

Windows Boot Manager -------------------- identifier {bootmgr} device partition=D: description Windows Boot Manager locale en-US inherit ...
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Need remote desktop control via web browser, can't install any software on remote PC

I need remote desktop from my work PC to my home PC.....Windows 7 at work, Windows XP at home. My work PC has admin rights blocked, so I can't install Chrome Remote Desktop, TeamViewer or any other ...
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How can I loop through all sub folder of FolderA and execute a command do check modified files

I have a cvs client through which I can get list of modified files within a directory. For example: My workspace(Top folder) -" D/MyWorkspace" My Project A(Sub Folder) - D/MyWorkspcace/AProject ...
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filename too long error windows 7 64bit

OK, I need some super help please on 2 things: Trying to rename a folder on my desktop from "New Folder" to VBA I am getting an error stating the the folder or destination name would be to long etc. ...
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Add multiple admin users in AD with PowerShell -> error in script

I want to automatically add multiple Admin users in Active Directory (Windows 2012 R2) using PowerShell. But when I run the script I get the following error message: The term 'New-QADUser' is not ...
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Why is my Gvim font so ugly and grainy under Windows 7?

I use Gvim on Linux and Windows. On Windows 7 Gvim just looks ugly. Mainly because of the font. The fonts looks very grainy and poorly rendered. I tried a few different fonts. ...
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Domain Controller: Can't Log Into Safe Mode

Today I've removed the DSRM password with PCUnlocker, and I can then boot to Directory Services Restore Mode and logged into the local administrator account with a blank password. But the most strange ...
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Windows boot mgr is missing

My Hard drive NTFS changed to file system RAW. It can not be opened. So I formatted it. After few seconds the computer restarted. An error occurred that "boot mgr is missing". I reinstalled Windows 7 ...
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Russian text dosen't display inside EXE's

I am having an issue where russian text displays as wierd characters instead of what it is supposed to be. If you look at the picture I provided, please look at the bottom right below where it says ...
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I can't connect to my virtual router (apparently I'm typing the incorrect password?)

Okay, so I've tried to set up a virtual router using these: virtualrouter.codeplex.com/ virtualrouterplus.com virtual-router.net/ And others like it. None of them worked however, and my phone ...
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How do I invert the Fn keys on my Asus laptop? (Windows 8)

I have an ASUS laptop with Windows 8 installed. I want to use F1 through F12 to control the volume, brightness, etc. all the time (since I don't use these keys).
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How to install a dummy printer by command?

i need to install a fake/dummy printer on windows using a command or a batch file. I was able to install a dummy printer using the wizard and selecting a NUL port. The problem is that i need to add ...
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Dell Inspiron 7720 won't boot from USB

I bricked my machine trying to reinstall the OS and so I got the Windows ISO install from MSDN, put it on a USB stick. But the computer won't boot from the stick either. I've followed numerous ...
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What information about your system can a java program detect?

I have a problem with a website which banned me (unfair in my opinion) and I want to create another account. The problem is they use a java-based application to confirm new accounts. You download it, ...
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“start /b somecommand” does not work

According to help for "start" utility there is parameter that allows to start application without creating a new window: > start /? Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command. ...
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Remotely change a program to “Run as Administrator” by default

I manage 50-some machines which are experiencing an error with some legacy software. I spoke with the developer, who recommended changing the compatibility options on about a dozen applications on ...
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How to get a better contrast on Windows taskbar buttons?

I have two problems with the Windows taskbar buttons in Windows 7 (the taskbar is aligned to the left side of the screen): 1) There is almost no contrast between the focused window and other windows ...
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Copy file by type with folder structure

I have a big tree of file something like folderA folderB file.any file.txt folderC folderD folderE file.txt file.any I need to copy all *.txt files with folder tree. ...
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windows command line to open several .svg with inkview

I find convenient to use Inscape to design SlideShows. I usually export and assemble to .pdf and show with Adobe Reader. But despite InkView is intended to that use with full screen mode and ...
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How to see hidden audio files in audio CDs

I bought a audio CD yesterday. when I open it I see just some shortcuts and when I do a double-click on them they work fine and the music starts to play! Note: My computer settings configured in a ...
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Application to remotelly control rutorrent

I have ruTorrent installed on a server. When I want to add torrents to it, I need t access its web UI. I don't find it very comfortable, so my question is: Is there any way (any application I can ...
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How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in ms word?

How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in Microsoft Word? Suppose: Take one table in Microsoft Word 2x2 matrix on the second column if the value is "0" then we should delete that ...
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Can Ubuntu Samba Recycle Bin to operate independently of the client windows machine (no settings in them)?

Can Ubuntu Samba Recycle Bin to operate independently of the client windows machine (no settings in them)? Can deleted files restored directly from the Ubuntu Server?
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Windows 7 Time syncing issues

I've had this issue for a very long time and I often search google for solutions and try whatever I find but nothing works and then I give up, only to repeat the same process a few weeks later. this ...
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Computer Issue With Server [on hold]

Recently I have been having problems with my computer connecting to my server. However, its saying that the internet is connected. why does it take so long for my computer to connect? I haven't had ...
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Can the “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” halt be stopped when copying files?

When I copy data on my computer, I get a dialogue box with the message Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? I know why this message pops up, but it does not make it ...
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Is there any way I can make all backgrounds aero? [duplicate]

I have windows 7 and just want to know how I can make stuff like explorer window backgrounds transparent or in all the other windows explorer apps everything aero transparent. Is this possible? Would ...
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BitLocker: Encrypt all hard drives

Since TrueCrypt is gone now, I'm planning in using BitLocker to encrypt my drives. I want to encrypt all hard drives. In my computer, I have an SSD and an HDD. At best, I want to turn on the ...
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File freezes my Windows exporer and can't be deleted

I can't quite eliminate this media file that freezes my Windows explorer When I attempt deleting it.... I have tried using Command Prompt. But, one problem that seems exceptional is that the file ...
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Windows Pseech Recognition - Original Macros

Where are the original "macros" of the Windows Speech Recognition Stored in a Windows 7 system?
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Create file unreadable to user

Is there a way to make a file that is not readable to anyone else other than the Windows system, even if it is transferred to another Windows machine? I mean not allowing it to be opened with a text ...
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Process Hacker “System services”

Hoping that this isn't already asked somewhere and hoping it's not too vague. First time using anything on stackexchange. I'm a really curious person so I don't exactly need an answer to this ...
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how to dual booting windows 8.1 and xp

I have a dell inspiron laptop with windows 8.1 pre- installed,, bt I'll like to install windows xp to the partitioned part of the hard drive,, but xp setup does not see partitions just the whole hard ...
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Detect pre configured router IP address

I received a pre-configured router (Juniper SRX240) for local intranet. The router is configured with static IP and DHCP is not enabled. The problem is that I don't have a clue what is the IP address ...
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BSOD that started today: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, 0x0000001A and 0x0000001E

first of all, this is my system: MOBO Gigabyte G1 Sniper M3. Intel i5 2310. Gigabyte GTX 650 Ti Boost. 4 GB of RAM 1333, Kingston. PSU Corsair TX550M. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits. Ok, to the issue. ...