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Feb
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comment Accessing EFS-encrypted files after resetting Windows password
@JamieHanrahan - This might warrant a separate question but it is only a slight expansion to the original question above: If after the password was reset by 3rd party tools as above, the original password was found (remembered), would logging in (using the "reset" password) and changing the password back to the original password allow access to the EFS-encrypted files?
Jan
31
answered Can I add or change HTML when in 'Inspect Element'?
Jan
24
asked If I reformat a partition will it invalidate all system restore points?
Jan
14
comment “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
... wmic datafile get /? That was it. Thanks again. I was trying wmic datafile where /?, which doesn't return anything very useful.
Jan
10
accepted “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
Jan
10
comment “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
I tried wmic datafile where name="C:\\Windows\\system32\\notepad.exe" get CreationDate (and even wmic datafile where name="C:notepad.exe" get CreationDate) and well... they work ! (you knew they would). I am sure I tried that before when it was failing, but I probably had something else wrong with the command syntax at the time. Thanks for your help. Do you have a link to info about valid keywords (name, path, ...) for the WHERE clause with DATAFILE?
Jan
9
comment “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
@Ramhound - That article talks about "Windows Server 2008 R2 configured with failover clustering". I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium x64, so although it is the same error message, I don't think it applies to me. The file is on a partition on my desktop hard drive. It happens with any file I have tried, even something like C:\Windows\system32\notepad.exe"
Jan
9
revised “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
Added command output as suggested in comments.
Jan
9
asked “No Instance(s) Available” error with the wmic command
Jan
9
comment Windows Command to get all information/properties of a file
@EkoJunaidiSalam - I am getting this "No Instance(s) Available" error with command wmic datafile where name="file.txt" get creationdate. I opened Powershell and typed: Get-HotFix. It returns a list of all HotFixes (updates, service packs, security updates...) that have already been installed. Is there a specific "KB" numbered HotFix that I need?
Jan
9
comment Robocopy, how to log only errors?
Robocopy also has options: /LOG:filename to specify where to write the log file, /LOG+:filename to append to an existing log file, and /TEE to write the log to a file while also displaying it to the screen.
Jan
8
comment Is there any danger when connecting a USB Y cable?
I'm not sure how these things (Y-cable) are wired, but if the first "A" plug had only Data (and Ground) wires connected (Power pin not connected), and the second "A" plug had only Power and Ground connected (Data pins not connected), it seems it could not cause these problems.
Jan
8
comment Robocopy permission denied
It's worth noting that this script is for use with Windows Powershell.
Jan
8
revised Robocopy permission denied
Changed text with <pre> tag and >quote to code block.
Jan
8
revised Robocopy permission denied
Reformatted code in text as code-block
Jan
8
revised robocopy can’t find newly zipped file for copy
Reformatted code in text as code-block
Jan
6
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Jan
4
answered Robocopy does not copy the root folder and its time stamp
Dec
21
comment Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address?
@RaduMurzea - In many cases, that is correct. But, this could depend on the web hosting account. With some web hosts, the "additional domain" (example.com), and the folder that it is pointing to, are configured separately. So, where you define/configure your additional domain like: example.com, you also create/specify a folder name for that domain like "/some-unrelated-folder-name".
Dec
12
comment Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?
Perhaps I'm not saying this correctly, but I thought that a domain name DOES point to a specific folder, normally called "DocumentRoot" on many systems.