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You may simply move your 'Documents' folder. At the link http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18629-user-folders-change-default-location.html there are several ways of doing that. And, best of all, the change will be permanent, not to be undone on updates.


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In addition to your batch file approach being the way i would solve this quickly, it's worth mentioning that launchy can do this for you as well. http://www.launchy.net/ To me it has replaced the run dialogue as well as the start menu.


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I would place my money on there being a file with Hidden+System attributes named C:\users\desktop.ini. This is a special INI file that permits you to set an icon file and rename a folder. Try this, Open up Powershell as Administrator and run the command gci -Hidden C:\users. I bet you will see a file named desktop.ini in the returned list. Remove it with ...


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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main key Default Download Directory This saves both, Default One, and in case you have Default one disabled - last one.


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I had the same problem on Windows 8. Although not because of changes in the registry. Instead I made a network connection to a shared folder on LAN at home. The problem occurred when I was connected to another network and the drive was therefore unavailable. Took a while before I found out that this was the problem though. I deleted the connection to the ...


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Folder customization Folders are normally displayed with the standard folder icon. A common use of the Desktop.ini file is to assign a custom icon or thumbnail image to a folder. You can also use Desktop.ini to create an infotip that displays information about the folder and controls some aspects of the folder's behavior, such as specifying localized ...


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Maybe I misunderstand the question. But you can turn off the overwrite question by going to the Desktop, right-clicking on Recycle Bin, and choosing Properties > uncheck the "Display delete confirmation dialog" box.


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Download the tool called This PC Tweaker, this tool allows you to remove and add new folders: With This PC Tweaker, you will be able to perform the following customizations: to add any folder to the Computer/This PC folder. Really any. to remove any folder from the Computer/This PC folder. to change the icon for any folder inside ...


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Have the same problem, explorer refreshes can take !!!minutes!!! with the green search bar at the top of the window going nuts. No need to restart Windows, or even log out ==> Simply shut down all "Windows explorer" processes and then restart "explorer.exe" (e.g. via task mgr). I have a "kill process" utility that does this from a batch file via a desktop ...


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I solved the problem by uninstalling the update windows 7 KB 2670838 cleanmgr for thumbnails, and manually deleted the. db files from in my case it does not work


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I thought of another (not ideal, but certainly good enough) solution. If you have/use AutoHotkey or similar utility, you can use a script to simplify the task of switching to the File In Use dialogs. The script below is an AutoHotkey script which binds a simple function to Ctrl+Alt+Tab which when pressed, finds all File In Use dialog boxes and activates ...


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The File In Use dialog is modal to the originating window/folder, so one option that is not ideal, but better than grabbing for the mouse is to switch to the originating window using an alternate means. Since the folder is (inexplicably) removed from the Alt-Tab list, you can switch to it from the taskbar. For example, if the folder is the second taskbar ...


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There are three GPO settings when changed, will probably achieve the behavior that you want globally on the computer. To get there, launch Group Policy Editor from a command-line. gpedit.msc Navigate to the following node. User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Explorer The in-built documentation would be a good start to know what each ...


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This is caused by the Windows Search service. You could just disable the service by setting the Windows Search service to Disabled and manually stopping the service (right-click on the service and select Stop). Microsoft puts the service there to supposedly speed up Windows (yeah OK, whatever). You can also leave the service running and just disable it ...


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FINAL UPDATE: OP has summarised all his findings completely and concisely in his question post. I see no reason to delete my suggestions, but i recommend you read his post instead of mine if you are for a quick solution to your problem. You should try two things: In Explorer, click on "organize" -> "folder and search options" -> "view" -> put a ...


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The translation is controlled by a hidden file called desktop.ini. Open the Windows Explorer options, make sure you activate the option to show hidden and system files, now go into the folders, where you don't want to have a translation, and delete the ini file.


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You need to install the dropbox client on your PC, and Dropbox will appear there too. You can get it on http://dropbox.com You cant uninstall OneDrive, it is integrated into Windows 8.1 but you can disable it. Completely Disable SkyDrive Everywhere (Home Edition) he Home editions of Windows don’t have Group Policy, which is a lot easier to use than the ...


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No you can't. once you killed the process explorer.exe you can't retrieve every thing managed bye the explorer (windows-clipboards-...) The best to do is to use Windows Classic Theme and shutdown all processes that you don't need while playing e.g. download managers


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It's the same. I was able to end task my shell (it disappeared), then ran "explorer.exe", and my shell returned. Perhaps your Steam Box is configured differently.


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Try running this command: C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257} This is the same command that is run by the "Show Desktop" link to show the desktop.


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Press the Windows key on your keyboard to bring up the tile menu. From this menu, select the Desktop tile.


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First off - you are running windows 7 - but that doesn't necessarily mean a 2008 DC (Domain Controller). It could be anything from windows 2000 server right up to 2012R2! - they can all manage your domain to a certain extent! The suggestion that you are using EFS instead of bitlocker would actually imply slightly older domain controllers. A domain admin ...


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No, he can only impose password rules and reset password.


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Download & install the latest svg viewer extension (32 or 64-bit) Download & run the rebuild_icon_cache.bat (if you still cannot see the thumbs) Reboot your system This works on Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit.


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Thanks for your help, Andre but I solved it on my own. Norton Internet Security was malfunctioning in strange ways, and uninstalling it using the Norton Removal Tool, then reinstalling it solved the problem.


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If you have a Mac handy, use that. I do this once a month when a bunch of files need to be sorted into folders with names similar to the file names. (My office has one Mac connected to the network.) But yes, it would be very handy if Windows could do this directly.


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ctrl + alt + space for window 7 = deselect ( PC ) After you select a folder then ctrl + arrow = multi selection ( not Yet ) Then, ctrl + alt + space = select another folder.


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Actually, and31415's link should work as you'd expect. Based on linked answer: Just open regedit and navigate to [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.html\ShellNew]. Create a new String Value named FileName (no spaces, note uppercase letters). Double-click it and give it a value: html.html. Next, open explorer, navigate to %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Templates and create ...


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Start > Computer > Map network drive > click on the drive letters, they will still show the full network path next to them


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It seems that the "Go" entry has been moved inside the "View" menu.


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Yes and no, it depends on if it is a window or a dialog. The wireless connection status "window" is really a popup dialog, so you can't display it. However some other windows you can go directly to if you know their GUID, just do explorer.exe shell:::{...} for your shortcut and fill in the ... with the GUID of the window, for example to go directly to my ...


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I can confirm that uninstalling / reinstalling with: [x] Windows Explorer integration (*) Simple context menu (Registry based) [x] Git Bash Here [x] Git GUI Here ( ) Advanced context menu (git-cheetah plug-in) ...solved the problem for me under Windows 8.1 while keeping the functionality I needed. Thanks to Justin for the real answer; ...


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I work with online radio we handle host servers, servers, DJ's from all over the US streaming music to these servers all across the US. We use a broadcasting program. However, what actually streams the music to the individual servers is a program called firebird or an SQL firebird is the easier program. If you have the program to play already figured out all ...


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It doesn't do anything specific, so they wind up being copied in the order the filesystem presented them to Explorer. That order will depend on the filesystem.


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Do you happen to have any windows explorer add-ons? Such as Stardock customization's, etc? Can you please try this? 1. Open CMD (click start, then type in CMD then hit enter) 2. paste the following line in: %windir%\system32\wuapp.exe 3. Hit enter Does windows explorer still crash?


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It looks like it is a problem with the git-cheetah extension with git 1.9.0. https://github.com/msysgit/Git-Cheetah/commit/e7af79862b136efb414ac545f282939e2d290e3e A recent change made for FarManager makes Git Cheetah capture stderr/stdout even when we are not interested in it, to avoid cluttering FarManager's precious console. Due to this ...


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Open a command prompt and run dir /b This will create a list of all the files in the current folder. If the list is to long to copy and paste you can redirect the output of the command to a file and open it afterwards. dir /b > filelisting.txt


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In Windows Explorer click on Tools > Folder Options In the General tab under Navigation Pane Uncheck "Show all folders". Now when you open Windows Explorer you should get collapsed folders.


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I added a reference to the syntech's answer, but he has ignored it. I propose the Folder Size freeware tool. I like it better than what syntech has proposed, because this tool provides more accurate results, works faster and does not have such a cluttered interface. The latest version can list system and backup folders and reveal better disk usage report ...


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You can set any executable as the default shell of Windows. As far as I remember, a batch file will not work, it needs to be a proper, executable PE file.


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As Ramhound stated, it seems the drive is failing on a hardware level. Here are some ideas: Trying to get your data back yourself voiding the warranty Open the enclosure and try connecting it directly to the computer using either an adapter or building it directly into a compatible computer. You may be able to access the data (or parts of it) if it was ...


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The answer is ridiculously simple - just make sure your application has disk:\path_to\your_app.exe.ApplicationCompany string with any meaning e.g. Soopa-troopa soft in [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache]. After creating this registry key open desired file with your application and it will appear in Open with list.


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and31415 has posted a nice solution for Windows Explorer that works at least in Windows 7 and up (maybe in Vista, will check that later). So for older Windows versions like XP and 2003, I've researched for a command-line solution that could generate a list of compressed or uncompressed files. Compact: nice, but output is hard to parse The first idea was ...


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You can create symlinks on Windows using the mklink command. Use mklink -H to create a hard link which will give your folder structure the impression that the linked file actually does reside at the location of the link. Creating the rest of the inheritance structure would probably be up to you.


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Command-line interface Windows XP doesn't provide a way to list compressed files out of the box, and even the advanced search methods aren't designed for such tasks. The command prompt comes to the rescue: cd /d "C:\Some folder" compact | findstr /c:" 1 C" The cd command is simply used to navigate to the target directory. When the compact command is run ...


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For Windows 7 users you can right click on the file and choose properties, then go to the Details page, Microsoft have generously added all we need.


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Based on this page, it seems taskkill should work. taskkill /IM itunes.exe I tried it on a few programs(notepad, ide, music player) and they all either shutdown properly or brought up the confirmation dialog.


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after selecting your files. right click on the first file, (or whichever file you want to go first) to copy it first. (you might have to scroll back to the top.) whichever file you right click on will always go first to copy, cut, (it's also very useful to) play videos, music etc.


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Green in the text name of the file means encrypted. I have a picture, but my rep won't let me add one.


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Do the steps in this thread require admin privs? On our corporate W7 Pro machines users do not have admin so right-clicking Explorer in the task bar shows no menu. (Security wise, you should run with a non-privileged user account and when requested in a UAC (User Auth Control) enter the admin password.) Instead, as a non-admin user, I went to ...



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