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Where does MPC-HC store streamed files? [duplicate]

When using Media Player Classic to play a resource on the web, it is buffered and stored locally. Where does media player classic store it?
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What are the different places that a program/game could possibly store data?

recently I have moved all my games/game-related programs (Launchers, mods etc) to my external hard drive. I wondered, where are all the places that a game could store data, and d I miss any? I have ...
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Using Junction, Symbolic Links, Location and simple move commands

Here is my setup * Bios is UEFI with Legacy Support * c:\ is a SSD Samsung 850 Evo 500GB. Single GPT, with NTFS partition. Over Provisioning is at the end of the drive in Administrative Tools->...
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In which directory are the user-defined formulas/equations stored in Microsoft Word on Mac?

I have looked in the following directories with no luck. ~/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.Word.LSSharedFileList.plist ~/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.Word.plist ~/Library/Application\ Support/...
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this pc > documents acts different from c > user > name > document

I seem to have encountered something weird. I know that the two folders, this pc and user\name, are the same, and C:\user\name\Documents is just the path to documents. But when I open up documents via ...
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This is no longer located in (Path). Verify the item's location and try again

The title says it all and I've never came across such an issue on Windows ever. Am running Windows 8.1 Pro. I've downloaded a few Cartoon episodes recently and they are located in the Downloads ...
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Windows: Where is executable file of app that installed from Store

I installed an app from Windows Store. Now I want to pass its path (location) to another app (like Run window) to run it in response to an event: But it doesn't exist in Program Files or Program ...
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Change location for Microsoft Office ~$ temporary files

When we open a Microsoft Office spreadsheet or document, generally a temporary file with the name starting with "~$" is created near the main file. If we can't turn off this behavior, is there a way ...
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VLC Media Player opening subtitle from the same folder as movie

Until the last upgrade of VLC, when I tried to open a subtitle for a movie, after choosing the "open subtitle" in the menu, a window opened showing the same folder where the movie file was located. (I ...
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VBA script macro save to specific location

How do alter the following script so that it saves to a specific folder instead of asking? Sub Saveaspdfandsend() Dim xSht As Worksheet Dim xFileDlg As FileDialog Dim xFolder As String Dim xYesorNo ...
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Accidentally pinned My Documents folder to HDD

So I was following these instructions here (https://www.pcworld.com/article/2025058/answer-line-move-data-files-from-an-ssd-to-a-hard-drive.html) to move the My Documents folder to the new HDD I'd ...
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Windows 10 default store location

I am running on windows 10 in an entreprise and I have a network drive mapping my personal space on the server. I observed that when I install any new software (not from the windows store), they are ...
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Document Locator Connection Configuration Settings Location

I'm looking for the registry file or some kind of ini file that stores the Connection Configuration settings to the Document Locator repository. To clarify: I need the NT Security, SQL Server Name, ...
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Start up pre logon wallpaper location/infomaiton? [duplicate]

I really like the image that comes up right now, but how do I find out WHAT image it is and WHERE his picture was taken?? If I can find the image, I can find the location.
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How can I change Windows' default download path?

I'd like to keep my drive paths as clean as possible, and C:\Downloads is much nicer than C:\Users\Myname\Downloads. Can I stop Windows 10 from doing this by default?
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how do i change my account name in the users file?

I need to change my account name because some programs I need to use won't allow me to save things in a file location with a # in the name. however my user name is FBI VAN #1 so the location always at ...
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Is /var/run/user/$UID the new /var/run for PID files?

I have an application (running as a service as root) that creates a PID file under /var/run. But I'm wondering whether this is now no longer best practice. In Linux - alternative places where to ...
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Location of movies stored in Windows 10

I have downloaded some movies from the windows store via the Movies and TV app. I would like to know where they are stored. Thank you.
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windows 10 chrome download wont open file location if windows explorer already open

In windows 10 I have windows explorer open at any directory. In chrome I download a program.Once downloaded I click open file location on the download options at the bottom of chrome. Nothing happens. ...
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Where should authored code be stored on Windows 8.1

Previously, I kept authored code in a folder inside Program Files. By "code" I mean any kind of code you, as a programmer, would write. However, with the new permission model in Windows 8.1, storing ...
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Where is the Arial Narrow font on Windows?

If I open up MS Word, I can see Arial Narrow in the font list (so I know it is on my machine somwhere). But when I go to c:\Windows\Fonts or to c:\Windows\winsxs I can not seem to find any file that ...
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Change default path for saving original images in Windows Photo Gallery

I have installed the Windows Photo Gallery recently. I would like to know how can I change the path where the original pictures are saved. Now the default path is C:\Users\____\AppData\Local\Microsoft\...
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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Does the folder C:/…/AppData/VirtualStore/ emulate anything?

I recently installed two old PC games: Elder Scrolls Morrowind and Battlefield 2 :) However when I started looking for my Morrowind save file I could not find it in the usual places e.g. Documents ...
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Type directory into firefox save/open dialogue location bar?

Is there a way to make the firefox open/save dialogues allow typing in the location bar? Here is the equivalent question for nautilus. Those solutions do not work for firefox. Edit: I'm using ...
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Modify default saving folder/location for Adobe CS6 (Ps, Ai, Id) in Mac OS X?

In Adobe Photoshop CS6: Selecting Menubar / Save As… (commandshiftS) defaults to the file's current folder (expected). Selecting Menubar / Save for Web… (commandoptionS) defaults to the ~/...
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How do you block the whole file location from accessing the internet? WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 ~ Ok well i just want to know how to block Spotify (and everything it is related to) from internet access (What ever i do i cant seem to find the actual file that connects to the internet, ...
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Where is my project located on the SVN server?

I have a SVN server on a remote Pi, I have SSH access to it. I use it mainly to store revisions of web projects that I do, so I wanted to set up a continuous integration environment, so that every ...
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Where is an external file opened from Firefox kept after I save it?

I opened a photoshop document from firefox (i.e. clicked open rather than save). I did a lot of work on it then saved and closed photoshop CS6. No error was given. Where is that file now? I know if I ...
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Windows 7 - get location of Recycling Bin on Desktop

Is there any way to get the location (x,y coordinates or similar) of the icon for the Recycling Bin on the Desktop? Thanks
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Where to put binaries so they are always in path and can be found easily

I am making quite some binaries, scripts, etc. that I want to install easily (using my own RPM packages). Since I want them accessible for everyone, my intuition would be to put them in /usr/bin; no ...
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How to change the storage folder location of box.com 's Box Sync on Windows 7 PC?

Currently it is stored in user folder as below snapshot. How can I change that i.e. I want to store my box.com files on drive D instead of system drive C which may slow down my OS. So how can I ...
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Location of MyPublisher files on Win XP?

Desperately trying to find MyPublisher book files (large file size) to get off a Win XP notebook I am selling. It's my wife's laptop, and she has about 12 large books on there, so I know the files add ...
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how to search for vim files in lubuntu?

I want to change one of gvim's existing colorscheme's syntax coloring. For example, in the colorscheme called 'Ron', it highlights python comments in white. I want to change it to red. According to ...
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where are usb movies stored once downloaded [closed]

I borrowed a USB from a friend with some movies which I downloaded to my computer over a month ago. Unfortunately the movies weren't named so it was just files without names. I want To watch one but ...
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Windows 8.1 upgrade download location [duplicate]

My Windows 8.1 upgrade is currently downloading via Microsoft Store. I have two laptops running Windows 8 both of which I am planning to upgrade. Since the upgrade requires downloading 3.6 GB, ...
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where the installed programs are actually stored? [closed]

I have a confusion always , whether installed programs are stored in hard disk or in RAM ? Can anyone explain me ?
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Where are located Excel button icons?

I have made my own excel button icon, in ms paint, for my personal macro. It is .png format. When I will be renaming my macro group cart, I will change macro's icon.
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How to use image source from tmp folder of ubuntu

I have a jsp web application running on Ubuntu apache server. I take screen shot of different picture and save those in tmp folder of the server. Now I need to show this picture in my web application. ...
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Windows 7 logon UI image files - How to locate and edit them?

I want to change the color of my logon screen picture box - possibly along with other interface elements - in Windows 7.The image I'm talking about is the glossy bluish box surrounding the selected ...
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Where are global setting stored by fossil?

The fossil-scm settings wiki speaks of global settings as follows: You can also set a setting globally on your local machine. The value will be used for all repositories cloned to your machine, ...
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Where is the “defaults” executable on OS X stored?

I need to run the "defaults" command from my code, but I can't just use "defaults write blah blah", instead I need the use the path for the defaults executable and then add the arguments later. ...
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Change location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8

Does anyone know how I can change the location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8? I've had a look in the hidden and very difficult to get into "Windows Apps" ...
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How are thumbnails stored on Mac OS X?

I have noticed that thumbnails on Mac OS X don't seem to be generated every time I open a folder, but to be somehow "cached" instead. I wasn't able, however, to find a folder where they clearly look ...
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Using shell script, I need to access a file placed in a location while the script is placed in a different location

I've placed a file in the location /tmp/parent_dir/child_dir/file_1 The script is placed in the location /usr/local/bin/file_load/load_data From this location (/usr/local/bin/file_load/load_data)...
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Where are the images stored that are being shown in my screen saver?

I'm not really familiar with Mac at all, but I have a friend who has this issue (she's a mac person, but not a computer person), so thought I would give it a shot. The problem is that she has some ...
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Where are my offline files if they are not in C:/windows/CSC?

I am using Windows 7 and am unable to find my offline folders. They're not at c:/windows/csc. I've unhidden hidden files and folders and protected operating system files. Where else could they be?
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How to get a file's sector location/number?

I want to know the sector location of a particular file on my hard drive. Can I get that by any means? I am running Mac OS X (Intel) with a Hitachi HDD.
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How to relink user folders in Windows 7

The short story: Win7 lost track of my user folders location (desktop, my documents, my pictures etc...). They now reside on a different partition. How can I relink these folders? The long story: The ...
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Where should I put applications that need data on Linux/Ubuntu

I just downloaded Eclipse, and it is packaged as a compressed file. Within is a folder with the application plus configuration and any plugins et cetera. Should I simply put this in my /usr/bin folder?...