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How do I list files when changing directories using tab completion in Windows?

With UNIX command cd, when you press tab to complete a file/dir name and there are multiple options, it does an ls. How can I get this behavior in command prompt with cd? When you tab complete with ...
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How to print files with the name of current directory instead of full path

dir /b /s This prints: D:\stuff\tmp>dir /b /s D:\stuff\tmp\A.java D:\stuff\tmp\AAA D:\stuff\tmp\B.java D:\stuff\tmp\C.java D:\stuff\tmp\Why.class D:\stuff\tmp\Why.java D:\stuff\tmp\XX.class D:\...
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Slow to show Open / Save File Dialog in Windows with mapped Network Drives

The issue is that if you have one or more mapped network drives and have not accessed them "recently" within your logon session, your first attempt to show Open/Save File dialog in ANY program will be ...
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How to use custom shell on windows 7 when connected remotely via thin client

We have a Win 7 PC that runs software within a custom shell. This shell blocks users from the operating system depending on who is logged in. When no one is logged on, the OS is inaccessible. This ...
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Wrong Icons for some files [duplicate]

After opening my .pdf files in WINDOWS 8 , it shows the icon of wordpad. Moreover for some softwares like sonic visualiser, it shows the same icon as wordpad. There is no iconCache.db file in my ...
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Running Windows Explorer from Windows 2000 under Windows 7

I dislike the Windows Explorer built in to Windows 7. Is there a way to start the classic Windows Explorer that is present on Windows 2000 (both the panel and the file manager) under Windows 7? I ...
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How to undo more than just one single action in Windows shell?

Is it by any chance possible to undo more than just a single action in Windows? Here's a very simple example of what I mean. I have created following two text files on the Desktop. New Text Document....
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How to change the icon of html files?

Windows (at least XP and Vista, I haven't tried 7) refuses to honor my setting of the icon to show for html files. It insist in showing the paper sheet with the IE logo on it. On XP I changed the ...
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ConEmu: disable bell

I'm really appreciating conemu as an alternative windows shell, but the alert bell sound is driving me crazy! (I wear earbuds and that sound goes right through me..) Is there are an option to ...
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Changing location of the Links folder

I am setting up a small network and i am stuck at rerouting the Links folder on Windows 7. What i am trying to accomplish is to keep some particular directories stored on a server and all client ...
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create a shortcut key for new Text documents(.txt),how to edit the regedit,and the (.reg) file?

question detail: when you right click ,show the right menu,and then new → new Text documents after that the (NewTextdocuments.txt) will be created . but question is that i want to use the ...
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Connect Linux server via Windows CMD

As we know, we can connect to a Linux server on a Linux or Unix system by typing "SSH username@domain.name.whatever". But it seems like we cannot do things like this by Windows Command Prompt. I ...
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Is there an equivalent of the unix 'look' command on Windows?

I'm looking for an equivalent of the unix look command, which searches a text file for lines beginning with a given prefix. In particular, it has an option for a binary search within a pre-sorted text ...
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Strange behavior when changing default shell, and setting explorer.exe as winlogon shell for specific user

I use a custom logon shell on a machine (windows 7) for security reasons - which works fine by altering HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\shell. However, I also ...
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Windows 7 “sunny” network icon

In Windows 7, I sometimes see this "sun" icon overlay in the networking tray icon: What does it mean? Bonus points: cite docs.