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Batch script to move all *.doc and *.docx files to a new folder, while keeping subdirectory structure, when there are PDF files of the same name

I have thousands of word document files, both old and new formats, in a folder with multiple levels of subdirectories. Many of them have been converted to PDF files but I need to keep the original ...
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Processor strained, process CPU usage low, no activity in Filemon

I have a 6 year old laptop with the following spec: Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) Make and model: SAMSUNG 770Z5E/780Z5E Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3635QM CPU @ 2.40&...
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Removing near-duplicate rows in Filemon / Process Monitor to more easily analyze OS operations

Process Monitor allows great power when it comes to filtering, but it doesn't do something which seems extremely simple and beneficial, which is to simply allow the option to remove rows which are ...
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Using “entr” to watch files, can I make it re-run the command after *every* file change?

entr seems to only rerun the command for changes that happen after the command has finished running. But I use this for rerunning tests after modifying my code. If I make a change to the source while ...
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Looking for a program that can monitor and downscale images

I have a Windows 2012 webserver to which users upload images, and at that point i dont have any control over file size or images size. But, sometimes they do upload way too big images. These images ...
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How to delete a folder in Python when [Error 32] is present

I am using Python 2.7. I want to delete a folder which may or may not be empty. The folder is handled by a thread for file-monitoring. I am not able to kill the thread, but wanted to delete this ...
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Linux: execute given command when file/directory changes?

I'm aware about inotifywait/inotifywatch from inotify-tools, about entr (http://entrproject.org/) and that dozen of shell scripts around, but they are not what I need. What I need is something ...
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Looking for software that displays realtime access to files on HDD [closed]

I'm looking a some software that will show me any and all files that are being accessed, modified, created, etc... in real time on my HDD. I don't know what to even look for. Process Explorer didn't ...
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Monitoring log files over smb

I am monitoring a couple of windows 2k3 servers from a mac running Os x Lion. I use smb to connect to the server's file system, navigate to the folder where the log files are and open them with ...
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File Monitor For Windows CE/Mobile [closed]

Is there a tool that will show me what files have changed over a period of time on either a Windows CE or Windows Mobile device? The reason I want this is I am trying to figure out exactly where IE ...
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How do I log file system read/writes by filename in Linux?

I'm looking for a simple method that will log file system operations. It should display the name of the file being accessed or modified. I'm familiar with powertop, and it appears this works to an ...