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Associate many filetype [closed]

I have script for change file type extensions and changed all filetypes but TXT without only. @echo off rem --> Check for permissions >nul 1>nul 2>nul "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\cacls.exe" "%...
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How can a file created date be in the past?

I have an installation where some of the files that are put onto the file system have Created timestamps in the past. I understand that it is possible to use API calls to modify the Created (and other)...
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How to access Changed file timestamp metadata

I understand NTFS file timestamp metadata includes the following: Created Accessed Modified This data is accessible in the Windows Explorer UI and elsewhere. However, I believe the timestamp ...
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Only 60 MB/s transfer rate from WD Green hard disk?

My Windows 10 x64 PC (Intel Core i5-3570K, 32 GB DDR3, GA-Z77M-D3H, multiple SSD as main drives) also has a WD Green hard 2 TB hard drive (WD20EARX). I know this is not a speed monster, but I was ...
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How is file modified and other metadata preserved when file is copied?

When a file is copied from one location to another, say during software installation on Windows, the Created timestamp metadata reflects the date the file was created on the new file system (well ...
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How to view hex contents in a registry file without importing it

I have a registry file which I exported, and I need to retrieve the PATH from it, but I do not want to import it. When I open it via any text editor, PATH is in hex format, so unable to read it. Is ...
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Window Dimensions on Windows

How do I get the width and height of a window? Let's say I, an end user, open Chrome in a window, and then resize it. How can I, an end user, find out how large the window is now? Chrome is just an ...
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Modem changed and now suddenly one computer on network is capped at 5mbps down

We recently upgraded our AT&T fiber internet to 300up/300down, which required a new modem. Before the swap, my particular computer was getting about 80mbps down, 10mbps up. After the swap, my down ...
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Dos Xcopy - Empty parent directory in Root will not copy to another empty directory in root

What I am trying to do is copy an empty directory located in the root of a drive to another empty directory located in the root of the same drive as the source. Eg. xcopy C:\example2 C:\example /E /...
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Why can't I run any UWP apps in Windows 10 Enterprise?

I'm on Windows 10 Enterprise v1803 build 17134.441. Whenever I try to run any UWP app such as Photos or Calculator I get the error "This app has been blocked by your system administrator". I am the ...
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Batch Script or alternate script [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this is the correct platform to ask on but here I go. I'm working on windows 10. I have a lot of files generated into one folder from a script with different parts to the name. I ...
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Windows openssh is putting forward slashes in the path to the user's .ssh directory and not finding it

I installed the official OpenSSH release build from their github repo. Generated a key. when I try to ssh somewhere, that key is not found. It is on the file system. Debug output: debug3: ...
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How to disable notifications when certain programs are open?

I have the google hangouts extension in chrome so that I get notifications when someone calls or texts me, which is generally nice, but extremely annoying when I play starcraft.
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How can allow/block specific URLs that are part of the same host name on Windows? [duplicate]

I need to configure Windows to allow some URLs and block others when all of them come from the same domain. This configuration needs to be machine wide. I'm doing this to test an app I'm developing. ...
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How to record a webcam from the command line in Windows without using ffmpeg? [duplicate]

I want to record a webcam from the command line and save it into a video file. I can't use ffmpeg, I got an error from it: no jpeg data found in image. My webcam is called HP Wide Vision HD Camera.
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Space issues on 32 GB Windows 10 mini PC

I recently bought a cheap Windows 10 mini PC with only 32 GB of space. I installed it two days ago, and after the installation (more activation than installation) I had about 13 GB of ...
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How can I determine that a MAC address belongs to a VPN? [migrated]

While launching ipconfig /all, I can see the description and the physical address (MAC address) of the computers on my computer: ... Description : Intel ... Physical address : 48-4D-... ... ...
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Why do computers disappear from “new view” on Windows?

I'm configuring a Linux system using Samba to appear on a Windows network with a NetBIOS name. I noticed that sometimes the computer will disappear from the net view results on the Windows machine ...
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asus t300chi docking pin .. How to Pair Bluetooth Keyboard after upgrading to Windows 10 [closed]

Resolve the Bluetooth association problem asus t300chi docking pin .. Windows 10 الطريقة الصحيحه 1- تفعيل البلوتوث في الجهاز ولوحة المفاتيح 2- اذهب الى اضافة الاجهزه واختر اضافة لوحة المفاتيح 3- ...
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windows 10 media player unknown album mixed cd [closed]

I have several cds that are compilations i.e.mixed cds. Windows media doesn't recognize the cd. I can rip it but not sync it to my laptop. These cds are copies of music cds or mixed cds. Working ...
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How to export windows power plan to xml (or any other readable) format?

I am using Windows 10 Home Edition. In windows, we can export power plans/profiles via powercfg /export <filename> <GUID> command but the exported file (.pow) is not readable. One can ...
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Does compression into one large archive result in better compression than individual compression of folders?

I have several folders of around 8GB or so. Together these folders total around 60GB of data. I can compress these folders one of two ways: either individually, creating one compressed archive for ...
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How do I use Windows Firewall allow an application inbound/outbound access to ONLY a single IP?

How do I set up the built in windows firewall in a way that follows this logic... Allow ALL traffic to/from [Application] to/from [IP] Deny all OTHER traffic to/from [Application] . Essentially, ...
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Video playback is cut - GPU RX 560

I built a PC with this configuration: ASRock B450M Pro4 Ryzen 5 2600 RX 560 OC 2 GB Windows 7 When I play video at 720p / 1080p / 4K / 8K, it cuts so terribly. When I play the VLC video on a PC, it ...
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How to uninstall a program installed by another user that is not accessible anymore?

I installed a program A with a userid B but recently, my computer (Windows 10) joined our company domain and I got new userid C. Since then, I can't login my computer with the old userid B because of ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop via HTTPS

My understanding is that Windows can support remote desktop (RDP) over an HTTPS tunnel, but I cannot seem to find any documentation how how to configure this. Can someone point me to where I can find ...
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Disk image of a VeraCrypt encrypted Windows 10 partition

I have a multi-boot system set up (Windows 10 and Ubuntu). The Windows 10 partition is encrypted with VeraCrypt and I can only boot via the VeraCrypt Bootloader. Now I want to create a disk image of ...
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How to hide PsExec cmd?

I'm starting the PsExec using Powershell: Start-Process -FilePath "psexec.exe" -ArgumentList "-u user -p pass -accepteula -i -h cmd /c `"powershell.exe -NonInteractive -File myscript.ps1`"" But the ...
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Windows 10 1809 Brightness Setting Disappeared

After manually installing the Windows 10 1809 update, the display brightness option disappeared from my battery panel and the power options in the control panel. It's still present in both the ...
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Powershell: open task manager and select PID

I want to monitor the resources used by a script. Is it possible to have it open task manager and preselect its own line in the details tab?
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Pipe executed command into the same output file of the command

I've had a look at various tips (ss64.com Command Redirection) and tricks but couldn't find an answer to my question: Question Is it possible to pipe the command I am going to execute into the same ...
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How to display the column “Version number” in Windows Explorer?

I have some files from a CAD software and these files have a "Version number" attribute along with the attributes "Source" and "Authors". I am able to enable the columns "Source" and "Authors" in ...
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How can I use rsync to backup personal files to an external hard drive or network drive without having permission related issues?

Background What is the "correct" method to use rsync to backup data? The reason why I ask for the "correct" method is because my past experience of using rsync has resulted in permissions, file/...
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Unattended Windows 10 Update to 1809 over RDP

I have several machines running Windows 10 1803. I want to update them to 1809, but I have only access over RDP/Remote Desktop. Starting the Upgrade is easy. And upgrading to Versions before 1803 ...
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Increase Size of Partition in Windows 10

I have 500 GB hard disk on Windows 10 laptop. C drive is 350 gb while d is 150 gb. Since windows is installed in C drive i keep all my important files and study videos in d. Unfortunately d is running ...
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Windows 10 important updates needed(blue screen)

Any idea how to prevent Windows 10 important updates blue screen? It happens often and when I click "Not right now" sometimes my laptop become laggy and I need to wait 4-5 minutes before the pop-up ...
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What's causing the spam popups on the bottom right hand of my screen? [duplicate]

We have a new computer who is having spam popup on the bottom right side of the screen (see linked image below) and I haven't been able to figure out the source to remove it. The user has used it for ...
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Cannot extend Windows non-system partition

Below is a screenshot of the Disk Management tool: I'm trying to expand my Data (D:) partition, but the 'Extend Volume' option is greyed out. I have tried to extend the volume in command prompt using ...
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Cannot render STL (3D file) in web browser, where it worked before

I have been using this 3D rendering of the ISS for months now for a project. All of the sudden it doesn't work. It looks like it's going to load, the progress bar starts moving but only gets to ...
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Windows update priority rollout

I'm currently having windows 10 build 1803, and I'm interested in some features of windows 10 1809. However, Windows update indicates that my software is up to date. Microsoft provides with an updater ...
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Remove files with strange name, no inode name, and not shown by ls

It all started in windows , where I found on a USB stick key several files with no name or with strange names, listed as created in 1980 and that could not be removed, as shown below . The error ...
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Random PowerShell scripts in Windows Temp [on hold]

I noticed recently that Sysmon logs an event Powershell creating a file in Windows Temp folder. For example, this is the name of PS Script: C:\\Windows\\Temp\\xgyxfpqs.ilw.ps1 I would like to know ...
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Batch script to launch an application and insert file name and then replication

I want to run the "mIRT-PP" program, and put in file names on the cmd screen. The format of the program is as follows. When I run the "mIRT-PP.exe", 'Control card file name:' will pop up on a cmd ...
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Is there a Windows software that can add an option to keep a window “Always on Top” via the title bar context menu? [closed]

I'm talking about this menu that you get when you right click the title bar. screenshot I'm looking for something that will add an additional entry there to keep that particular window on top or not....
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How to connect to OpenVPN GUI with AutoHotKey

I've been using the OpenVPN GUI with an .ovpn file (I use the one provided by free VPN SigaVPN) for about a year, and although I'm generally pleased with both OpenVPN and SigaVPN, it's getting tiring ...
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Do I need to enable TRIM in all OS if multibooting?

I multiboot. Does one OS issuing TRIM to my SSD cover all partitions or not? I have a MacBook Pro (Core2Duo version 2.1 - late 2007) with the HDD replaced with a SSD. I am multi-booting it with ...
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How to COMPLETELY uninstall Visual Studio Code from Windows 10

Seriously, its hyper frustrating that after 35 years making software, Microsoft doesn't knows yet how to uninstall a program I'm trying to uninstall Visual Studio Code, yes, this question is similar ...
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Failed installation of 7zip caused File Extension folders to disappear in Registry

When I tried installing 7zip, an issue occurred that removed a few extensions, most notably .7z and .rar. I'm not really sure what caused the error to begin with. Due to that error I can no longer ...
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What does `@` represent when dealing with Windows registry keys?

What does @ represent when dealing with Windows registry keys? Examples:
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Windows Server 2016 Not Showing any Text in Properties Box

I am having an issue with my new fresh Windows Server 2016 install The server is a, HP Proliate DL360 Gen5 I was trying to set a static ip on the server but when i clicked on the properties section ...