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62,563 bytes are 61.0966797 kibibytes. The kibi prefix means that the base for calculation is 1024, bi standing for "binary" because 2^10 = 1024. It's only one of the binary prefixes, others being mebi or gibi. A kilobyte on the other hand is 1000 bytes, using the classic SI prefixes that you know from kilometers and kilograms. It's using the decimal base, ...


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Windows NT 6.x cannot be installed to a FAT or FAT32 partition, because they make extensive use of advanced features of the NTFS filesystem, like hard links and junctions. Besides, allowing users to install to FAT/FAT32 in previous versions provided a false sense of security, since these filesystems do not support access control. Remember that one of the ...


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Yeah, think of google as the Mad Hatter. You have to ask the right question. Or perhaps an Elf: Sometimes your answer will be both yes and no.


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Windows Vista and higher won't install to FAT32, and can only be installed to an NTFS partition. This is probably due to the use of symlinks, which is not supported in FAT32. As for copying files, thats a no. Windows needs to be installed in order for the installer to configure your boot order properly. Just copying files won't do it.


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I suspect it's because it's a "known extension" and you have those hidden. Open Windows Explorer and go to Organize => Folder and search options => View tab => untick Hide extensions for known file types.


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Google is wrong, sort of... Windows is reporting the correct mathematical equivalent. There are 1024 bytes in a kilobyte. Google is merely counting 1000 bytes per kilobyte. The reason that Google is dividing by 1000 rather than 1024 is because the hard drive industry has pushed for a labeling system like how the metric system works. This is why a 3TB ...


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1KB = 1024 bytes. Thus: 62563 / 1024 = 61.097KB As a shortcut many people and systems treat a KB as 1000 since Kilo is the SI prefix for 1000. Computer scientists however use the prefix for 2^10 which is 1024.


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Most computer-related numbers use binary prefixes, in contrast to SI system which uses decimal prefixes. It means that: 1 kilogram = 103 grams, but 1 kilobyte = 210 bytes That's respectively 1000 grams and 1024 bytes. 62563 / 1024 ~= 61, so Windows is right. Not everything computer-related is based on binary prefixes, though, and this inconsistency ...


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It looks odd, but it is short and refreshes the directory: cd `pwd` Note those are back ticks, not single quotes around the pwd


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Most filesystems don't support creation time, but that doesn't matter since the Linux kernel doesn't (yet?) have a way to ask for it. See this lwn article for the details. Modification time is what you see by default when you run ls. Using ls --time=atime will show the last access time instead. But keep in mind that those aren't necessarily accurate. ...


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Check this table in the Wikipedia: Comparison of file systems In the Limits section, you will find that the maximum filename length is 8.3 for FAT32 file systems. 8.3 filenames have at most eight characters, optionally followed by a period "." and a filename extension of at most three characters. For files with no extension, the ".", if present, ...


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In address bar type chrome://flags. and search for Enable Download Resumption enable this option, restart your chrome browser and it will do the trick.


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I have created a simple utility for this purpose: https://github.com/benblamey/when_changed usage: when_changed (file path) (command) (optional-parameters) e.g. when_changed C:\somedir\foo.txt myapp.exe bar wibble 123


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I second the suggestion of unchecking "Hide extensions for known file types". This "feature" is not really useful, may be annoying (as in this case), and not really safe - figure out the classic scam virus attachment, an executable called SomeText.txt(.exe, hidden) with same icon of system .txt files! Otherwise, you can rename the file from command prompt ...


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What you want can be achieved by a union mount. The information in the wikipedia article should get you started: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_mount



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