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What does a DisableLastAccess value of 3 mean?

On my Windows 10 system when i run the command: fsutil behavior query disablelastaccess it returns DisableLastAccess = 3 (System Managed, Enabled) I've never manually set this value and I can't ...
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How to read “fsutil usn readjournal C:” output

There is a utility that can be run on the Microsoft Windows command line called fsutil. One of the commands that it accepts is fsutil usn readjournal <volume pathname> along with several other ...
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FSUTIL HARDLINK CREATE ERROR: ACCESS IS DENIED

Trying to create hardlink to a folder in the same directory, on the same drive. H:\ParentFolder>fsutil hardlink create fldr01hrdlnk folder01 Error: Access is denied H:\ParentFolder>fsutil ...
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Fsutil: batch file how to have a line that user can arrow up to paste to cmd line?

i have the below code which opens cmd and creates some sparse files using user entry to fill in some blanks. what i cant seem to do is to be able to have a line in the code that would be say C:\users\...
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'fsutil' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

Hi im having an issue with a batch file. im trying to run fsutil and take the user entry of size, name, and location and pass that to cmd to create files...i have copied a piece of code that was on ...
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How “fsutil transaction” works and how can transactions be enabled?

ntfs transactions appeared with Windows Vista and this features were plugged in fsutil command. From fsutil help message: ---- TRANSACTION Commands Supported ---- commit Commit a specified ...
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How to remove sparsefile attribute

Answers to how to remove the sparsefile file attribute appear to revolve around: fsutil sparse setflag <filename> 0|1 This does not work for me. I am on Windows 7 Pro 32-bit NTFS, as an ...
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Why Bytes Per Physical Sector : <Not Supported>

I'm trying to fight with mysterious Windows backup error "Volume larger than 2TB can be protected". I can be seen in internet but no solution. Users give advice to check with fsutil tool. Here are ...
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What is short-path missing for C:\Program Files? How can I add it back?

Windows 7 (32-bit) I have an application that requires short path syntax for a sub-directory under Program Files (c:\Program Files\Foo Example\Foo Example2). On MOST of my user systems, it's enabled ...
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Does fsutil utility write any data to the hard disk?

If I created a 100 gb file with the fsutil utility in windows, it takes up space on my hard drive, however it takes only a few seconds to create such a large file. How does windows produce such a ...
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fsutil can't create more than 4 hard links to a file in win srv 2003?

I got an error message when I created 5th hard link to a file using fsutil: Error: An attempt was made to create more links on a file than the file system supports. I was quite surprised ...
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Is it possible to delete a hardlink to a locked file?

In short, I need to do what was asked here: One hardlink is locked. How do I remove the other? The given solution doesn't work for me as I'm trying to create/delete a hardlink to a file that is in ...
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How to create 1G zeroed sparse file in windows?

In linux: $ dd if=/dev/null of=mysparse seek=1G count=0 $ du -b mysparse 549755813888 mysparse $ du -B1 mysparse 0 mysparse In windows I have been playing with fsutil but I can not get the ...
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How do I delete hardlinks, symbolic links, junction points, etc please?

I could be wrong, but I'm yet to hear a valid argument for the exploitability that these things deliver...outweighing their very dubious / debatable functionality. They seem to me to be marginally ...
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Does having TRIM enabled affect other hard drives on a computer (and how do you know when Windows is using it)?

I recently purchased a new solid state drive (an OCZ Vertex 2 (80 GB)) to use primarily for my operating system. I also have three other SATA hard drives of assorted sizes for long-term data storage. ...