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I tried the 7-Zip file manager and it seems to work fine with long paths.


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I'm a little late to this party, but making the following registry change fixed my Explorer update problem with no reboot: Open regedit.exe and create this key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Update Then create this dword value: "UpdateMode"=dword:00000000 Close regedit and test. Worked for me on Windows 7 Pro 64bit.


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Hi I have updated my pc with version 1511 (OS Build 10586.494) KB number is KB3172985. My system is working properly. The issue of RAM is resolved by this update.


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Windows 10 collects information about you in countless ways and Microsoft is very far from being transparent about it. So I don't recommend you upgrade either. As for your questions, Windows 7 does not support that unfortunately (the same way it doesn't have an up-directory button in Explorer) These two minor improvements are actually the only things I like ...


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Right click on your My documents folder and see if you changed the default path, if so. Restore it.


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This is possible by writing a vbscript that invokes other context menu actions or verbs registered for the file type you're right-clicking on. The methods that can be used are InvokeVerb or DoIt If you can post the exact menu options (caption) with the accelerator keys, a script can be written for that, which can be incorporated to the right-click menu.


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Although its not exactly what you asked for, I think I have an alternate solution for you. VirusTotal is a subsidiary of Google and has an app that integrates into the Windows Explorer context menu. This will send a file (up to 5 at once) to be scanned by 54 different virus scanners and give you the results. I find this program to be extremely useful ...


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This has to do with connected files. Here is an excerpt from MSDN: With Windows 2000 or later, it is possible to connect an HTML file with a folder that contains related files such as Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images or style sheets. If file connection is enabled, when you move or copy the HTML file, the connected folder and all of its ...


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Looking at the crashdump with Windbg.exe (which is part of the Debugging Tool for windows/Windows SDK) shows that psdprotect.dll from EgisTec MyWinLocker 3 causes the crash: 0:048> !analyze -v ******************************************************************************* * * * ...


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An alternative approach for your reference: Save followings as *.reg and import to registry (adapted from Sully@Wilders Security) Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\My Menu] "Icon"="shell32.dll,43" "Subcommands"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\My Menu\shell\menu1] "MUIVerb"="Text Editor" "SubCommands"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*...


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The files are deleted, i think with standard methods, you wont get them back. Because the missing files where already written to the new directory, they should be recoverable by tools like Recuva.


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Click the Quick access button (the blue star) at the top. In the right pane or the folder view, select the FTP link, press CTRL and select another item that you want to Unpin. Multi-selecting items (FTP & a normal pinned folder) and right-clicking would show the context menu options correctly. Click Unpin from Quick access. For instance, you can Pin a ...


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As mentioned before malware on your computer could have caused this. Check what programs your have installed by going to Control Panel - Uninstall a program. There will probably be some crapware over there causing the problem. ClamWin Portable and possibly BitDefender could find more security threats and malware. They're portable so they can be installed ...


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Looking at the crashdump with Windbg.exe (which is part of the Debugging Tool for windows/Windows SDK) shows that TortoiseSVN 1.9.2 causes the crash: ******************************************************************************* * * * Exception Analysis ...


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This is not possible in Windows Explorer. As you indicated, you are open to alternative solutions so you can achieve this using Total Commander (although the tool is not free): enter ~\Images\ directory press Ctrl+B (Branch View) so all files from all subdirectories inside ~\Images\ are displayed as if they were directly in ~\Images\ highlight the file ...


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This Command will Hide the folder as if it is a critical OS File when entered into an elevated command prompt. Even if you have hidden folders visible this will not show up: attrib +s +h “C:\HideThisFolder” Unhide the folder: attrib -s -h “c:\HideThisFolder”


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Sometimes UserChoice isn't available using regedit.exe. According to an answer elsewhere, the following instructions will work for a given file extension: Open the Start menu. Type: default programs Select Default Programs. Click Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Select the first line in the list that appears. Scroll down or type the ...


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According to this site user Zach H's method, I went to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\ ,right-click on the drive mapping key (the "ghost" drive, if Z: is mapped to \\Server\folder then it would appear as ##Server#folder), deleted it ,and then restarted explorer.exe and the disconnected drive disappeared. ...


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Open task manager and restart Explorer at the bottom of the list. (Try to remove external devices before doing it) Restarting Explorer is similar to a system restart. It's possible that a process is running in background or a corrupted one causing this issue. If it still doesn't work try cleaning thumbnail cache. Open This PC (my computer) and right ...


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Problem may be whether you have 32 or 64 bit operating system, 32 bit can't recognise or utilise 4 gig of ram. I just installed Avira and gave up after a night mare day with it never fully installing and acting like a virus itself. Don't forget your operating system uses around 2 gig and why not restore your system to an earlier date and use an alternative ...


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Open the folder in question, and access the "Folder Options" dialog, via: (Click View in the ribbon, click the Options button, and click Change folder and search options.) Click the View tab, and click the Reset Folders button. Click Yes. This resets the folder view settings for all folders that are of the same type (eg. pictures). And resetting folder ...


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Just came up with this VBS. If WScript.arguments.count > 0 Then Dim WshShell: Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("Wscript.Shell") strPath = "file:///" & Wscript.Arguments(0) strPath = Replace(strPath,"\","/") strPath = Replace(strPath," ","%20") sCmd = "%comspec% /c<nul (set/p anyvariable=" & Chr(34) & strPath & ...


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Since I don't think there is any option within Windows alone, you can use AutoHotKey The following will map CTRL+ALT+S to create the shortcut (meaning press those keyboard keys together and it will create your shortcut). ^!s:: Click right Send s:: return So simply choose any file or folder, press CTRL+ALT+S and it will paste the shortcut for you.


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You might try a few things. Try un/re-installing your third-party software. Look in your registry at HKLM\*\shell and \shellex and delete stragglers that may be left behind from the third-party software. I would backup the registry before this, and maybe export the key, so you can perhaps get some of your old settings back after you get it working. Also ...


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A fast alternative on Windows 10 is to hit Alt, D, E in succession and the command prompt will open on the current open Explorer path. Sorry for the german, but you get the point. Alt, D shows you this menu


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My own experience is that not all 15 slots for overlay icons are available (at least in Windows 7 x64). Some of them are reserved for the system. It seemed for me that only 11 slots are free available for applications. The problem of having only so few slots exists in Windows 7, Windows 8 and still in Windows 10.


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It's a bit late answer. I had the same problem and found a trick in the following link. As the author mentioned, this may not be the correct way. Anyway, it works for me. http://www.digitalcitizen.life/how-make-windows-10s-file-explorer-start-any-location-you-want


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Another good software for quickly locating/navigating to certain directories is QuickJump by Techhit. It sets up a command hotkey (default CTRL-SHIFT-J) that opens a window with a search box. As you type, it results any directory that matches the search. Does not allow to navigate a current window to a destination, but it will work from the FILE SAVE AS ...


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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/932463 Use that article to delete the drive from the registry. I had the same issue but once I deleted the registry entry for it and remapped it I was good.


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I have reasons to think this is not possible – except for directory junction workaround provided in the other answer. You are focusing on Explorer toolbar functionality which is here for mainly for convenience of ordinary users. For them, showing hidden folders just makes no sense (or can be even dangerous). No wonder this wasn't made configurable. Advanced ...


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In Explorer: Sort by "Type" column, and look for "Application". By Command prompt, or PowerShell prompt: cd \your\folder\ dir *.exe


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The "green progress bar" is only an animation the Windows uses to tell the user that it' working. I've never seen it actually related to the duration before the Explorer window become operational. When you open a folder with images, what happens while that progress bar is filling, is that Explorer is fetching for each file the associated thumbnail, or ...


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DavidPostill's answer is great, but may confuse newcomers a little. I'll try to rephrase. % is not a reserved character. It is an character with special meaning to the command shell (aka cmd.exe and command.com) The difference is: you cannot use reserved characters at all (but see below) you may be able to use special and escape characters - just not ...


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Why can we create a folder/file with the percent symbol? The % character is not a reserved character in a file name. The reserved characters for naming files, paths and namespaces are: < (less than) > (greater than) : (colon) " (double quote) / (forward slash) \ (backslash) | (vertical bar or pipe) ? (question mark) * (asterisk) Source Naming ...


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Be sure you have enough free space on Drive C:\ (The drive windows is installed). I have same problem and search very much, and do all things but the reason was not enough space on Windows drive.


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One possible solution could be to overwrite the menu for lnk files by creating an entry with same key name on HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shell. For example, if All File Types menu is [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\DateTimeTool] @="DateTime Tool" then the new value will be [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shell\DateTimeTool] @="DateTime Tool (for shortcut)" This ...


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I want to remove the preview also then I used Taskbar Thumbnails Tuner to achieved it. Although it said it is working on Windows 7 and 8 only, I have tested it is also working on Windows 10. The step is simple: Click "Disable Thumbnails" Click "Apply" No need to restart or logout to take effect


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The Explorer is crashed by a file called psdprotect.dll which belongs to a program called EgisTec MyWinLocker (C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec MyWinLocker\x64\psdprotect.dll). The tool is from 2010, so update or uninstall it: PROBLEM_CLASSES: NULL_POINTER_READ Tid [0x15c0] Frame [0x00]: psdprotect LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from ...


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Any NC-style program, like Total Commander, has a directory difference command that selects files in both tabs that are different from the other tab. Call this command, tab to the larger directory (B), invert selection using * and delete. This has the advantage of not deleting files which may have changed (somehow) and are not the same albeit they agree in ...


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Do the following: Goto HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers Create a new key under ContextMenuHandlers with the value {C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}. Restart. Now you should have a Move to folder option. Always remember to take a backup of the registry before making any changes.


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Using bash for f in $(ls /path/to/folderB/); do rm -rf /path/to/folderA/$f done Sure you could be more more safe by checking if the file is there, or checking if the filename is safe. But assuming you just want to get this done, and don't have any ridiculously named files in folderB - this is a quick and dirty way to get it done. (and you can use ...


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rsync rsync is a program used to synchronize directory. From the many (really many) options you have there are the self explaining --ignore-non-existing, --remove-source-files and --recursive. You can do rsync -avr --ignore-non-existing --recursive --remove-source-files B/ A -v if we suppose you have the files in the directory A (4) and B (4+2). A ...


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Using Robocopy Windows Methods Below is a solution which will copy the files from one directory over to another directory and then once that is complete, the files successfully copied over are then removed from the original source location. In this below batch script example, it is using copy commands with the /MOV and /IS switches. Be sure to set the ...


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Let's say I copy and paste files from folder A into folder B. Is there a way to delete all files from folder A that are in folder B? Besides manually selecting each one and deleting it, or ctrl-Z'ing right after the copy-paste Windows Method If you always need to copy files from one location into another and then afterwards ensure the files which ...


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Is there a way to remove files from a folder that are in another folder? Windows Method Yes, you can do this with batch script logic comparing file name and file date time stamp attributes, and then deleting those files from a location when not in another. Below is an example of logic using a batch script and setting the DeleteFromSource and Dest ...


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There's free software out there called WinMerge. You can use this software to match up duplicates. First, use File → Open, and choose both directories, with the folder with files you want to keep on the left, and those you do not on the right. Then, go to View, and deselect Show Different Items, Show Left Unique Items, and Show Right Unique Items. This ...


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You can use this PowerShell script: $folderA = 'C:\Users\Ben\test\a\' # Folder to remove cross-folder duplicates from $folderB = 'C:\Users\Ben\test\b\' # Folder to keep the last remaining copies in Get-ChildItem $folderB | ForEach-Object { $pathInA = $folderA + $_.Name If (Test-Path $pathInA) {Remove-Item $pathInA} } Hopefully it's fairly self-...


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LPChip's answer is the better one. But because I've started to learn Python, I thought, "Heck, why not write a Python script as answer to this question?" Install Python and Send2Trash You'd need to install Python before you can run the script from the command line. Then install Send2Trash so the deleted files aren't gone irretrievably but end up in the ...


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This can be done through the commandline by using the command forfiles Lets assume you have Folder A located in c:\temp\Folder A, and Folder B located in c:\temp\Folder B The command would then be: c:\>forfiles /p "c:\temp\Folder A" /c "cmd /c del c:\temp\Folder B\@file" After this is done, Folder B will have all files removed that are present in ...


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May be a third application that crashs or something bad in the register. When you "right click", context menu is created. Try restarting your PC and boot in "safe mode". Then start your latest installed or updated apps.



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