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For future reference, Win8.1 (and probably Win8) has a built-in repair console that let me delete an old user folder that I could not delete from within Windows. Not safe boot's command prompt mode, but a direct boot to console. It boots from a tiny X: drive, and at this point C: is the special boot partition, so your real C: drive is D:. In D:\Users, I ...


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On my machine I get explorer processes like what you have, if I: open an explorer Window, click on Tools [menu] > Folder Options, and select the option "Launch folder windows in a separate process", and after this... open a folder from a shortcut, or from a web browsers (e.g. Firefox or Opera) downloads dialog by selecting "Open containing folder" In ...


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Close all your explorer windows until you have just one left. Resize it to what you want and close it too. This should remember the position for each new window. If it doesn't, there's a way to force saving the location. Hold CTRL while clicking on the [x] to close the window, and it should remember the dimensions and startup position. (works on other ...


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Resize the window to the size you want. Close the window while pressing ctrl. Explorer will now use the current size as the new default size.


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Moreover, if you highlight a particular file in Windows Explorer the detailed view, then you can see another size in the status bar! The file size is still the same but displayed with different algorithms. dir command displays size in bytes Explorer status bar in kilobytes Explorer detail in kilobytes of disk used Right-click a file, choose Properties ...


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Check whether the common desktop icons are enabled under "Control Panel > Personalization > Change Desktop Settings". If not, check all the icons to be displayed in the desktop. Hope this helps


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Given what you have said I would go to create a bootable device (CD/DVD/USB, USB my preference) running something like, lets say, SYSRESCUE, and boot on this and elect to run a "file manager" of some sort (like Midnight Commander), does not really matter what as long as you can see NTFS drives and is known to be reliable. Then go ahead and navigate your way ...


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Oddly enough, one of the things that can stop a user profile from being completely deleted is the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. Stop this service using services.msc, THEN use sys properties/user profile settings to delete the profile. If you get the message that the profile did not delete completely because the folder is not empty, no ...


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I too was totally frustrated by the stupid "Folder" + partial path listing. I finally figured out that there are both "Folder" and "Folder path" fields available. Right-mouse-click over the "Folder" column heading to change columns that are displayed in the results. Scroll through available fields and select "Folder Path" Then Right-mouse-click over the ...


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I compiled my Ruby program by OCRA gem, and it works if I drag "filename.txt" directly onto the compiled executable file (*.exe) in the Windows 7 explorer. Here is the beginning of my Ruby: reports='filename.txt' #Opening the file f = File.open('output.txt', 'w') File.readlines(reports).each do |line| #processing, such as f.puts end In case you want ...


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This is the same as the folder under 'Users' on your disk. The desktop icon acts as a shortcut to your account's "home" directory; it is similar in purpose to the "My Documents" icon in XP and earlier releases, or to the "home directory" on Linux. Just like "Computer" and other icons, it can be enabled to show up on the actual desktop, and it will always ...


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Change Music folder "library optimization" Open Windows Explorer and navigate to Libraries, it should be in your left navigation menu as one of the shortcuts (if not, try here: C:\Users\user\My Music) Right click on the Music folder and click on Properties See the middle setting which says Optimize this library for: - this is likely set to Music. Change it ...


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You can use content keyword to search in content only, not file name: content:file1


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The same happened to me. Right click on the background of the folder Properties Customize tab Optimize for Documents DONE!


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If you're using Windows, you can take advantage of Libraries. Just create a new Library and add the "MediumeMedley" folders from each drive to it. You can then leverage the Windows Search feature in the top right of Windows Explorer as well as take advantage of all native Explorer functionality. Here I've created a "Foo Folders" Library and added "Foo" ...


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This command should work. Execute it after you've navigated to the directory that contains all the files (and directories) starting with ._. It will also process sub-directories and hide all folders and files that start with ._. ATTRIB +H /S /D ._* If you have Show hidden files enabled, then you will still see these files. As a workaround, set the ...


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If you show invisible files, you'll see them. The Mac can be told to not write them, & tbh, I've never noticed any performance hit in doing that. See Is there any way to prevent a Mac from creating dot underscore files?


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Why dont you use command prompt (cmd.exe) and than type md folder1\subfolder1\subfolder2 It will create folders, and subfolders. if you are in folder C:\Users\Administrator it will create C:\Users\Administrator\folder1\subfolder1\subfolder2 p.s. Typing cmd in windows explorer address bar will open cmd at current directory.


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To troubleshoot this lets begins with the event viewer log, To open the event viewer, Click Start -> Run -> eventvwr.exe and then Expand “Event Viewer”. Under “Windows Log” click on the “Application Log” and search for error filed for "explorer.exe" and get the "Faulting Application path", then remove/uninstall the specified application from ...


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I just had this issue. I did a lot of research, too, and even tried that C:\Windows\Registration thing hoping for a quick fix. In my case, that did not work. Here is what happened to start the chain of events. This story is relevant later on: After a hard drive crash, I recreated a user account for my wife. I logged in as her and verified it worked. ...


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You damaged your windows. Renaming the account breaks everything. The proper way is to use Windows Easy Transfer to capture all user settings and application data, create a new account and restore the settings here again with Windows Easy Transfer.


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Connect your android phone with your PC as USB storage. To connect your mobile as USB storage go to Settings -> more settings -> USB utilities -> Connect storage to PC Note: The path will be vary depends on the android OS. Now search the files and you can copy the files to your compute and play it or you can play it directly.


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There's a fairly easy way to do this if you know your way around the registry editor. First of, open up regedit and navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell. There's a couple of locations where we can add those keys, HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell will add an option in the context menu of folders. You should have a couple of existing keys in ...


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I provided an answer on the Microsoft Answers Forum that fixed my shared Network Directory Tree refresh issues without any gimmick work around. It involves your Windows LAN Manager Server Registry parameter IRPStackSize. Increasing the value of that parameter resolved refresh issues on deleted and moved file entries. You can see that forum thread at: ...


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Finally I known what is the problem !!! I had install alternate copier for window explorer and use it as default copier(replace window explorer copy and paste event) like : TeraCopy or ExtremeCopy. So if i use those app as default handler both "undo copy and undo move" will not function.


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Per my testing, beginning with Windows 7 (possibly Vista) the functionality you describe no longer exists. I've tried a variety of settings in Windows Explorer and have found no workarounds. It looks like Microsoft has removed this and isn't bringing it back. The same "reset" behavior of the selected items happens even on Server 2012. Unfortunately I ...


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after trying most editors and regedit search ,i find a way to remove all unwanted entries(Adobe Bridge, Web Matrix, Git, Practicount, Winmerge, teraCopy) with ContextEdit tool. 500KB for v1.2 Open it as Administrator and search for "File Folder" and "Folder" Entry like below screenshot and look the right hand side 2 boxes and uncheck unwanted entries. ...


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Use cygwin (utility that treats Windows like unix) to delete the file/folder or rename it. Likely there is a trailing space on the end and you'll need to escape it.


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Open a Windows Explorer window. Right-click on one of your hard drives and choose Properties. Click the Hardware tab. Choose the physical hard drive that has the problem. Click the [Properties ] button. Click the Policies tab Click "Turn off Windows Write-cache buffer flushing on the device" Note the warning Microsoft provides for this setting. ...


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The reason explorer is opening a second instance, is because explorer is also used as your shell. To correctly make this work, you have to set startup options for explorer as well. Change it to this: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe shell:MyComputerFolder Optionally, you can replace the shell:MyComputerFolder to any folder you wish the icon to start in. Usually ...


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go to my computer than right click on Local Disk C:/ drive and go to properties and then click on the disk cleanup button make sure the Thumbnails box is checked and hit ok. iv tried everything under the sun and clearing the cache for tumbnails worked for me windows 7 ultimate


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Restart the "explorer.exe" process; Right-click on the taskbar and select "Start Task Manager" Go to the "processes" tab find and end the "explorer.exe" task, dont close the task manager yet, your task bar should disappear Click on "File" and select "New Task (Run...)" Type in "explorer" without quotes and click "OK", the taskbar should return Open "My ...


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explorer . This is what I use. start . Perhaps the shortest.


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explorer %cd% Should do it. %cd% will always print the current directory.


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Atleast in XP that I'm in you can go to Tools->Folder settings->Filetypes where you can edit the filetypes by pressing Additional settings and pressing Change icon to change the icon type. Thats not per file basis though.


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Seems like I've found the trigger for this issue. Turns out, that the problem is somehow caused/related to an intensive multithreading handling: I usually work on several projects in parallel, have few virtual screens, multiple internet browser (chromium-based) windows, and many tabs open. What I've noticed, is that problem's occurance is related to the ...


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There is an MSDN blog describing why Windows behaves as you describe it. First let's mention that what you see is only on NTFS. To test what you said I wrote a small program that writes 40 kB to a file every 5 seconds. The file is kept open between every write. A second program uses FindFirstFileEx to get the current file size. As third I use dir in ...


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You can change Windows Explorer's default behavior to open your custom library as follows: Navigate to the folder where your custom library's definition file is saved by pasting the following path into the address bar of Windows Explorer: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries Hold Shift and right-click your custom library file then choose Copy as path ...


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ok, the CPU usage comes from reading a lot of registry keys from MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\DeviceDisplayObject\InterfaceClass\{53f5630d-b6bf-11d0-94f2-00a0c91efb8b}\DeviceDisplayStatus (over 4000 calls). I also see a lot of calls to MACHINE\System\ControlSet001\Control\DeviceClasses\{53f5630d-b6bf-11d0-94f2-00a0c91efb8b} where I see over 5700 ...


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Foremost explorer.exe is related to Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer. Components like Windows search service does use Explorer.exe to communicate with Internet. Ideally Explorer.exe should not be connecting to internet ;) Google "disable windows search assistant" to get more info. Regards ..


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to solve that issue goto local disk C then search for (desktop.ini) then when the search is done press (Ctrl+A) to select all the file of desktop.ini then select view on the top or press (Alt) then navigate to view then select (Hide selected items). You are now done


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For me, the "Server Execution Failed" error went away with a Microsoft FixIt. The FixIt is at http://support2.microsoft.com/fixit/?wa=wsignin1.0 Instructions are at http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-Windows-Media-Player-Server-Execution-Failed


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I use Dolphin on KDE and NexusFile on Windows. It is a different experience but not too bad, and also reminds me of StupenDOS with the color scheme (not to show my age there).


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From Microsoft: Managing Add-ons for IE. Internet Explorer is designed to provide an add-on free experience, and will play HTML5 and many Adobe Flash videos without needing to install a separate add-on. You'll only be able to install and use add-ons Internet Explorer for the desktop. There are, however, some popular addons for IE available. A ...


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Try turning network discovery off. At least this will keep the explorer from expanding out all of the network folders. An IT guy changed that setting on my computer, and it has plagued me for two years, until a few moments ago, as the machine expands out the network directories and prevents me from browsing to the path I want to explore.


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Try to check the registry key of the "Status Bar": The key is available under: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\ShowStatusBar It is a 'DWORD' key and 0 = Off and 1 = On So please check this value. If the value is not present then add the value and restart the machine and check your results.


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When looking at your files, in Explorer, click view on the menu bar and select details. To change the details displayed, on the View menu, click Choose Details. In the Choose Details dialog box, click to select or clear the items you want to view: ...


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Just delete everything from this folder: C:\Users\Username\Links Otherwise, just right click each folder and select remove.



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