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Questions tagged [guid]

A GUID (Globally Unique IDentifier) is a unique reference number used as an identifier in computer software.

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Can I add a possible setting index in GUID?

I am trying to convince my tablet to turn off the display when the lid is closed. I get this: Subgroup GUID: 2e601130-5351-4d9d-8e04-252966bad054 (Idle Resiliency) GUID Alias: SUB_IR Subgroup GUID: ...
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What does this disk/partition GPT Attributes mean?

I have found a recommendation to change the GPT Attributes of a partition in order to prevent windows from automatically detecting and assigning a drive letter to an encrypted USB drive when inserted, ...
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How does Windows create disk partition volume GUID's and why do they very often end in 6963 - especially for C:\ partitions?

I'm trying to determine, how Windows creates the GUID for a given disk volume. What are the various components / sections of a given volume GUID, and what is each section referring too, in a typical ...
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Get software name from guid

We are collecting installed software data with SCCM. The table with software data has information about product name, version, guid and other data. The problem is some product names are without ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Air, SDXC, SD Card, Using One Partition of GUID Partition Map

Hi I have a MacBook Air and I want to know if is possible to install Windows 10 in a SD Card, formatted like GUID Partition Map, using one of multiple spaces... I Installed CentOS 7, in one partition ...
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Is it safe to remove all CLSID/GUID folders appearing on my Desktop?

I recently uninstalled a lot of programs and suddenly two weird folders appeared on my desktop. Both have no name, right click options are just: Cut, Create Shortcut and Delete. There's a file ...
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Put the text content of a website into a variable vba Excel

This function is wrong: Function UUID() As String UUID = Workbooks.OpenText("https://www.uuidgenerator.net/api/version1") 'Compile Error: Expected Function Or Variable End Function What is the ...
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Why the usage of GPT is important in (Windows 10, Windows 8.1) from security perspective [closed]

Guys! I am currently researching on usage of GUID in modern operating systems and i have found that there are a small number of reserved partitions in GPT such as MSR, ESP and etc. However, i cannot ...
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Batch-scripting: Get network connection UUID

In short: What I need is a way to find UUID of network connection "xyz" from a batch-file. I'm trying to setup a script that will place a scheduled task on the current user. I intend to send this ...
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If my motherboard does not support UEFI BIOS, can I still use GPT for non boot drives?

I have a server whose motherboard does not have UEFI, so that means the OS must be installed on an MBR table. MBR has a limit of 2 TB, so I'm wondering if I can install Windows Server on a boot drive ...
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GPT - property of a disk drive or of a partition table?

I always thought that GPT is the way how you write partition table to a disk and you're free to do it however you like. But when I called fdisk -l for my external drive (connected through USB-port), ...
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Make a bootable Mac OS USB which also can be read on Windows without extra software

Now I have a 16GB USB stick formatted with GUID with two partitions. The first partitions is made as Mac OS installtion disc which can be booted and install mac os properly. For the second partition ...
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Get the Guid (not the entry ID) of an Outlook Message

As mentioned in this post, it is possible to grab the entryID from Outlook messages. But the problem is if theses messages are moved to another folder, the ID changes. So, I guess I need the GUID, ...
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Is there are way to “calculate” the guids for a GPT partition table?

There are specific reserved guids like {DE94BBA4-06D1-4D40-A16A-BFD50179D6AC} for a windows partition or {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000} for an unused partition. Where do these values come ...
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Folder structure for GUID named files

I'm contemplating building an app sort of like a personal wiki, where each page is to be stored in a file named using the GUID identifying the document. Estimating storage from a few hundred to ...
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Assigning letter to a drive using autorun

I have an external drive which, for unavoidable reasons, needs to be assigned the same letter, regardless of the computer where I plug it in to. I thought that it could be accomplished by a Diskpart ...
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Capture a GUID that is part of key name from registry and turn it into variable

Im trying to capture a specific GUID from registry that is unique (naturally) and changing from time to time. Then turn it into variable that i can use in REG ADD operation (i know that part). The ...
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Change GUID on Dell E6420

I'm working in a school who have recently updated to Windows 7 and purchased a whole batch of new laptops. While everything else works swimmingly, there are 6 laptops that appear to have the same BIOS ...
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Error 'shell:::{52205fd8-5dfb-447d-801a-d0b52f2e83e1}, this file has no program associated…'

In a unattended installation of Windows 8.1 x64 (where I've removed some components) the next error will occurs when I try to start the Explorer process from commandline, or doing a double-click on ...
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Where can I find my NIC’s GUID (for use with ForceBindIP)?

I’m trying to create a context-menu item to run ForceBindIP. I saw a similar question that discusses doing this, but I don’t know how to find the GUID for my network interface. Where can I find it?