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powershell move masterfolder items to destinationfolder matching filename

i have a masterfolder with 1000 files, they are reviewed. I have the same older files in a destination folder spreaded out in 100's of subfolders. I need to move the files from the masterfolder to ...
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Open Windows 10 Windows Explorer to My Documents (“User Files”) Specific Folder

How do I open a subfolder in the My Documents ("User Files") instead of the default under My computer? I explicitly do not want Windows Explorer to expand to the folder via My Computer. I intend to ...
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Is it possible to make a certain domain endpoint display the contents of another folder?

I'm not too sure how to ask this question properly, as I have no idea if it can be done. I have a domain that powers a website built with a CMS. However, for certain performance and sustainability ...
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How can I most productively extract/relocate all files in multiple folders to one?

I fancy all music files from this Collection to be unified in one folder. It's doubtless too unproductive to open each of the 68 folders. How can I extract/relocate all files in these 68 ...
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Migrating storage location of StickyNotes(Win10-2018) to a new location?

I have been working on migrating some user appdata such as StickyNotes to a network drive. I have worked out a method for the classic Win7 and prior version of Stickynotes that saves files into .SNT. ...
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Microsoft Sync Center not working properly after UNC path referencing was changed via gpo

Anyone experienced Microsoft Sync Center Issues after move from a NAS to an EMC isilon based NAS (in the process changing Server Name & IP Address) resulting impact on Network shares UNC path name?...
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newbie share home folder to other user in centos

While logged in as root user, (as i wanted to create a new user for a virtualbox CentOS7 machine). I also installed additional software that came under the root users home. That was not intended, is ...
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How to restore merged user folder?

I accidently move my Documents folder to D:\ with the MOVE option in property, but when I try to move it back, I move it into C:\Users\myname...Yeah, I am used to the linux style of mv so I think this ...
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How to Get Folder Shortcuts/Links to Work When Copying Template Folder Contents to New Folder

I have a lot of 'template' folders, the contents which I use to copy into new folders that I create. My problem is getting shortcuts within the copied folders to point back to object the folder that ...
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Is it possible to create a “virtual” symlink in Windows 10?

Let's say I've got this directory structure: . ├── Documents │ ├── Finance │ ├── School │ ├── Skyrim │ ├── Work └── Saved Games ├── Fallout └── Minecraft The folders Skyrim, Fallout, ...
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How do i make a folder like C:/“folder name” go to D:/“folder name” without changing the location. (Linking)

I had a folder at C:\Steam\steamapps\common\ that was located on to D:\Steam\steamapps\common. So steam would download files in the C drive but the games would get installed on D. I fixed this ...
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Updating folder path in Windows 10 Photo App

After several weeks work putting together a holiday video using the Windows 10 Photo App when I now open the app it can no longer find any of my photos. Every file in the Storyboard shows the sad ...
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Windows 10 change user folders location on a NTFS mounted volume

I have two drives, on the bigger one I have created a NTFS partition and mounted it on an empty C:\Home folder, and I have changed the location of user folders (Desktop, Documents, Downloads, ...) to ...
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Set an Exception in Linked Group Policy so particular settings are not inherited and replace with custom setting

I have a global group policy which holds several policy settings and configurations. Within this global policy I have a Folder redirect set. I have linked this global policy to one of my OUs but ...
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Msgbox VBA on closed workbook

I have 2 different workbooks: workbook-1 workbook-2 I want msgbox in workbook-1 referring to values in workbook-2. For example: In workbook-1: | A | | B | | C | In workbook-2: | A | 10 | 5 | 6 ...
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Restore merged user folder

First I'll start by saying I have no usable backup or restore point (I know, I know). So the problem, I was using the "Move" function for relocating the default Music folder, I was going from D:/...
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Redirect desktop folder to another folder in Windows

Most of us save many of our files directly to Desktop (i.e. users\[myUser]\Desktop). I use cloud storage like Dropbox and Google Drive and others. So for revision history, every time I need to ...
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Can you split image input into two folders?

I have a question. If i take continuous photos with a camera (connected to the PC with a USB so the image saving is quick.) can i make it so for example image000 is saved automatically to "example ...
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Intercepting and Re-Directing Windows File Operations in a C Program

My intention is to write a program (I have Pelles C) whose function is to intercept Windows reads/writes to certain directories, and re-direct them to other, user-specified ones. For example, a ...
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How to wildcard redirect a folder (not alias) in Windows?

We just moved a lot of company data in a folder to OneDrive for Business. We used to have everything located in "D:\BusinessFiles", now they're all located in "D:\OneDrive - Contoso". Since OneDrive ...
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Dynamically sort files into different folders based on file extension as they are created

I'm working with an apparel CAD system (Lectra Modaris) that automatically generates 3 files when I save. There is an .MDL file, an .HTML file and and .XCH file. I want the HTML files to ...
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Windows10 dynamic virtual folders controlled via an program

Hi is it possible to dynamically redirect an folder for example E:\1\2\3 to run (a.exe -dir E:\1\2\3) witch will then redirect to C:/Data/Example if not I think it shound be possible by running an smb ...
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Does an Outlook PST file have an internal signature that makes it difficult to relocate?

Recently I had a user whose PST files were in a default location, but that location was on a redirected folder network share. Apparently PSTs on network shares are a recipe for trouble, so I decided ...
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Can the default directiory be changed for multiple libraries at once (i.e. Documents, Pictures, Music)

As explained in Change Default directory of Documents and Settings?, Windows has a built-in option for moving the default library folders to different directories. (Ex: moving My Documents from C:\...
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Changing folder directory from SSD to HD

In my pc i have a ssd and a hard disk, I wanted to change the document folder's directory to be in the hard disk instead of the ssd. I mistakenly set the whole disk D: (the hard disk) as the document ...
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How to unlink my Documents folder from my OneDrive account?

I have recently changed the location of my Documents folder (originally located in C:\Users\TermoZour\Documents) to C:\Users\TermoZour\OneDrive\Documents so I could sync the documents folder between 2 ...
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Retaging Folder as Album

I have a bunch of audio files in a folder labeled, say, Frank Sinatra, and in most programs this will show up as a folder but not an album. How do I tag it so it show up as an "album?'
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How can I make the content of multiple folders appear as one virtual folder or drive letter?

I have been wanting to do this for a while now and have looked up union FS and symoblic links and all sorts of filesystems like ZFS. But I am not so sure that my needs are that complex I just can't ...
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Mac OS X: Is there a way to jump to a folder containing a file found in command-space

I have a file that I can open using spotlight search But I don't have a single idea where it is located on the system and grep filename, hasn't found it after more than 15 minutes of searching. I was ...
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folder redirection not working

My domain had a conflict with KB3159398, which resulted in the forced folder redirection Group Policy, to stop working a few week ago. When the clients were restarted, this started migrating all the ...
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outlook VBA save attachment on hard drive to a specific folder different of 'my documents folder'

I've found a macro which save an attachment from an email on outlook, and in this aspect it works pretty fine, but it saves it in "my document" folder I would like that it saves it in another folder ...
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Folder Redirection Not Working With Loopback Processing

I have an OU named TEST-OU where I want to apply Folder Redirection to all users in that OU. So far this has been working fine. Next I created a sub-OU below that one called TEST-SUBOU where I want ...
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A single user can't access server folders from a single computer

This morning I had a domain user try to log onto his primary laptop. At logon he received a network permission error regarding his Desktop redirected folder on the server. He also received error ...
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Access simple node.js app subdirs with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx installed on it and run a simple node.js app on port 3000. I managed to configure nginx to serve me the app on /. My structure looks like this: mainFolder app....
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Win10 - Accidentally moved my downloads folder to D:\, can't seem to revert or change

I like my downloads folder to be moved from C:\Users\Joe\Downloads to D:\Downloads. I recently reformatted my PC and accidentally set the new location as D:\. I can't see to either revert this change ...
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Conditional folder redirect on windows

I trying to find a way to conditionally redirect a path based on process location. The rule would be something like this: if process path begins with "U:\apps_to_redirect\" then "c:\users\me\...
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Copy only files from specific named folders in directory structure

Not entirely sure how to word this right in the title so please edit if you know a better description. I am running Windows 10 and I have a large directory, filled with over 100 other directories ...
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How Do I Avoid Access Denied When Reclaiming Local Libraries in Windows 10?

After installing Windows 10 from scratch (now updated to the latest 1151 update), my local directories (ie. Documents and Pictures) are mirroring whatever is placed in my OneDrive Documents and ...
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ActiveDirectory FolderRedirection and iTunes

today I had a tricky problem with iTunes 12 not synchronizing with outlook. Our ActiveDirectory has a folderRedirection for the users AppData as well as every other user directory usualy found in c:\...
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Folder redirection doesn't work

Apologies for the vague title but I really don't know why. I've tried to set up folder redirection following the instructions on Technet word for word. Logging in on my domain creates the user ...
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Folder Redirection log not appearing

I followed the directions posted on TechNet for enabling folder redirecting logging on the client computer. Unfortunately, I do see any fdeploy.log folder in the "usermode" folder. Does anyone know ...
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My folder sometimes opens in a new window and even twice

Even though I have set to open all folders in the same window, sometimes folders open in a new window and twice. It always happens with the download folder. I can't figure out why. Please help me out.
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“Ghost folders” showing up in Windows share

I have an Active Directory domain setup with Samba 4.2. This domain uses roaming profiles for all users, which are stored on a "Profiles" share on the Samba server. Furthermore, it uses folder ...
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Auto copy data files

I would like to use Dropbox to backup some data files which cannot reside in the Dropbox folder. However, I do not want to have to manually copy the files each day. Is there a way to automate this?
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Unable to change IM font in Skype: “All of your fonts are hidden” because of directory redirection issues

I can't change chat font in Skype after downgrade from v. 6.22 to 6.20 on my Windows 7 x64. I get the following message: All of your fonts are hidden. To show fonts in this program, open ...
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Folder Redirection GPO setting desktop but not showing it

I've set a folder redirection group policy at one of my clients. It works for everyone except 1 user, who has the same permissions structure as everyone else (themselves and me, both full control). A ...
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Outlook 2010 on RDS Server Farm - Profile not xferring

I have a Remote Desktop server farm (Windows Server 2008R2 config) with 3 servers that users log on to. They open Outlook on "Server 1". Create a contact named Sally. This saves into an outlook data ...
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Mapped folder not always accessible

(I suspect the problem is not with my code but with Windows and access issues, which is why I think this question is more suitable for SuperUser than StackOverflow) I have problems accessing a mapped ...
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Disjoin Domain missing redirect folders

op.system is windows 7. i dis join the domain to Workgroup and now from the local account i can´t see the redirected folders Desktop and Documents. The domain i can´t rejoin. is it possible some how ...
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My Documents Redirect, Server no longer available, recover from local cache?

We had a major reshuffle in our company. Servers got 'removed' and domains disconnected. It's a whole mess I'm untangling. One users laptop recently crashed. I can't get it to boot into Windows ...