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You can set the "Delete" and "Delete subfolders and files" permissions to "Deny" under Properties → Security → Advanced.


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Either escape spaces or use quotes: cd some\ folder cd "some folder" cd 'some folder' The difference between the second and the third variant is that the second one can interpolate environment variables (so you better use single quotes if the filename contains $ signs).


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As far as I know it is not possible to sort like that. You'd have more success naming your folders YYYY-MM-DD. Alternatively, if the folders were actually created in order, you could sort by Date Created.


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%temp% is referencing an environment variable. These are defined in Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environment Variables for XP and in Windows 7 you can just search for "environment" in the start menu and choose Edit Environment Variables. Add the variable name you want in the name field, without the percentage signs. Add the folder you want to ...


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If you go to View in the menu bar of Explorer... then Options and Change folder/search options. Click on the View tab, you can toggle "Display file icon on thumbnails." Or alternately, you can just view that folder in list or detail view. windows-8 thumbnails


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The reason why you can't access it on Windows Explorer (File Explorer) is because by default it does not run with administrative priviledges. If you let's say kill Explorer and execute it again from an elevated comand prompt then you will have access to the EFI partition through File Explorer. First open an elevated command prompt and give the EFI partition ...


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HFS+ supports both case-sensitivity and case-insensitivity. You can select which when creating the partition in Disk Utility.app. Some applications (infamously: Adobe products) break when you switch to case sensitivity. To clarify: You would need to reformat the disk. It's not some switch hidden in System Preferences or anything like that.


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You can also open it from the Run dialog. try: control folders calling Dllregisterserver also usually fixes weird problems like these, try: regsvr32 /i shell32.dll


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Remember each folder's view settings in Windows 7? I know this functionality is not available as a built-in option for Windows 7. Sure it is. Windows automatically stores all related information about Explorer windows in the registry in ShellBags. However, I'm asking because I'm curious if anybody here has found a way to achieve this effect through ...


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Sure. To set the variable %SUPER%, just execute this command: set SUPER=C:\foo\bar\SUPER To set this variable automatically each time you open a terminal, go to Control Panel -> System -> Advanced System Settings -> Environment Variables... and create a user variable (for your account) or a system variable (for all accounts) with name SUPER ...


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As far as I know, Windows automatically remembers things on a per-folder basis. If you change a folder's view settings once, unless you make changes to the contents of the folder, it will stay the same. I can set Windows Explorer to use List View on a specific folder, or Tiles, or any other view, and when I exit and go back into Windows Explorer, and even if ...


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Remove inherited permissions (Folder properties->Security tab->Advanced->Permissions tab->Change permissions, uncheck "Include inheritable permissions from this objects parent") and then add the necessary users or groups.


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One way I found is to open it in the administrator command prompt: type E: then you can browse around and edit the files


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That is intended behavior by Microsoft. There would be to much I/O disk access. every time you open a folder it would start calculating the sizes of the folders making for slower loading of windows. Imagine it trying to calculate the Windows folder. Basically It just isn't used so the system is faster.


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Ok, the problem was the regkey, this one works. ;------------------------------------------------------------------------ ; Show hidden folders and files in Windows XP ;------------------------------------------------------------------------ ; User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced] ; Value Name: Hidden ; ...


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For the command line, this might be helpful: find . -name "*.pdf" | less In Midnight Commander (mc), Command > Find File > Filename *.pdf > check Find Recursively > OK > Panelize. In Nautilus in Ubuntu just do a search for pdf and add the Location column to View > Visible Columns. You can further restrict the search by clicking on the plus sign and ...


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the main reason i would suggest turning this on is so that if you have a folder window open which stops responding and you kill the task, it won't/shouldn't take the main explorer.exe with it (meaning your desktop won't be inaccessible for a few moments while windows restarts it). I am unsure what advantage there would be to not having it enabled other ...


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To get case sensitivity you're going to need to switch the file system from HFS+ to UFS. This article briefly explains the differences.


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From your question it seems this issue is on folders, and you do not mention any inability to access these files. If this is the case the below should apply to you: Unlike the Read-only attribute for a file, the Read-only attribute for a folder is typically ignored by Windows, Windows components and accessories, and other programs. For example, you can ...


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Even in XP this should allow that setting to work as you would expect, does it not? Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell] "FolderType"="NotSpecified"


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Open your spotlight settings and click on the privacy tab. If you folder is in there, Finder cant access your information.


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Normally, I would try to put the steps here myself, as is normal practice on this site, but in this case, the answer is very detailed, and somewhat complicated, so I will just post the link. It is also EXTREMELY well-done, so I will not try to re-create such a great answer (one of THE best I have ever seen on the Internet). I would follow this link as it ...


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Yes, you can do that. You open Computer, and set the settings you want. Then go to Tools>Folder Options>View, and click "Apply to All Folders". From there on out, when you open a new folder, they will be in that order (you may need to close the first window once). You can then also change any individual folder that you don't want with those settings, in ...


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I had the same problem. To fix this issue, follow the steps given by Justin except if 'open in same window' is already selected, select 'open in new window'. Click Ok. Open the same Folder settings window and select 'open in same window' and click Ok. That should fix the issue.


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Use the Everything search engine, to which you can also assign a hotkey if required. Type enough of the name to identify the folder, since the shown selection is further refined with every character that you type. Once the folder is on the screen, double-click to open in Explorer, or right-click for more options.


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On OS X, you could create a custom Smart Folder to do that for you. Create it in finder to show you all PDFs. Save it somewhere, then open that .savedSearch in a text editor (its just a simple XML file). Near the bottom you'll see a key called FXScopeArrayOfPaths. The value is an array, probably with just one <string></string> tag, that will ...


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Try: Run regedit Go to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\     Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell Create Bags\Allfolder\Shell Inside the "Shell" key, add a new "String Value", with the name "FolderType". Modify the "FolderType" string setting the value: "NotSpecified". Further specific instructions on ...


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I was really curious about this question as well so I tried to look everywhere I could. The farthest I got was this link on MSDN. It looks like these data you're looking for are stored in the registry key here: hkey_local_machine/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/explorer/FolderTypes Unfortunately I'm no registry expert so I only went so far as to ...


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The view is attached to the library. Or, more precisely, the library type (Music, Video, Documents etc). The folder view as seen from outside the library can be different. All included folders and sub-folders in a library will always share the same folder view. The most one can do is have separate "Arrange by" view settings in each added right-click -> ...



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