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accepted In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
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comment In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
Thank you for your investigation and great answer!
Dec
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comment In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
This is not what I'm seeing. While the writing process has the file open, Explorer requires two keypresses. As a concrete example: I'm downloading a 1 GB file over a couple of minutes. A minute in, the file size is 100 MB. When I wait another minute, and press F5 once, the file size may be 102 MB, but if I press the F5 key a second time just after, it may be 200 MB (which I guess is the correct value, rather than the 102 I was just presented with).
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revised In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
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comment In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
This occurs only while the write process is going on, not after it is done. I do presume the application (or the OS) flushes bytes periodically (and linearly in time) to the file. It's the discrepancy between the two keypresses that bothers me.
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asked In Windows, why does pressing F5 twice give hugely different results?
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comment How to find the extension of a file once it has been removed or changed?
Also, this might smell better on Superuser.
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comment How to find the extension of a file once it has been removed or changed?
Many files begin with magic numbers like 0xCAFEBABE in Java .class files, <?xml in XML, etc. Also, check this out: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_file_signatures
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accepted Delete attachments from Outlook's sent messages
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comment Delete attachments from Outlook's sent messages
The last one worked, but it also deleted all the emails. As I've given this more thought, the question might be a little silly. What I'd have to do is modify the email on the server to remove the attachment, not solve it in the application. It would keep downloading the attachments to be consistent. Also, I didn't mention I'm using IMAP. I think your answer is as good as it gets, really. Thanks again.
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revised Delete attachments from Outlook's sent messages
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comment Delete attachments from Outlook's sent messages
The Kopf one looked promising but didn't work for Outlook 2010. The Attachment save one, I can install (it's in the list of addons) but is not present anywhere. It should be supported, but the examples all show older versions. The script might be a better solutions, but I guess I'll have to read through it first ;). Anyway, thanks for the suggestions!
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asked Delete attachments from Outlook's sent messages
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answered How can I flatten out a folder in Windows 7, assuming all file names are different?
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reviewed Reviewed Mouse pointer on Dell laptop moves on its own
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comment Ten external hard drives through a USB hub
@MSalters Thanks for pointing that out!