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Win7: Cannot delete a file by Jeffrey Kaplan
If there is a Windows 7 newsgroup, I cannot find it. In one of my directories is a file that cannot be deleted. It is zero bytes big, and when I try to delete it, Windows 7 (Home Premium x64) tells me that it cannot because it's not found. The error dialog is titled "Item not found" and the error message is: Could not find this item This is no longer located in {name of directory}. Verify...
March 2nd 10 04:54 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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Single folder disappeared from desktop! by TeamReg
Hi guys, Im new to the forums, Ive browsed here before & think its great! I would really appreciate some help with a problem I have... Yesterday a folder on my desktop completely vanished, it contained some important photos, and after trying quite a few different ways of locating it Ive had no luck as of yet... The folder on my desktop was called 'Mannequin', containing about 30
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March 2nd 10 03:54 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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Vista and CSIDL_COMMON_APPDATA - readonly and _hidden_ directory by Viv[_2_]
Hi all, I have an application that uses one configuration file which should be the same for all users. This conf file should also be editable by any user. 1) For Win2000 and WinXP it was not a problem to use the SHGetFolderPath function with CSIDL_COMMON_APPDATA which would then be smth like: "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data" and to put there the conf file for my...
March 2nd 10 10:01 AM
by Viv[_2_] Go to last post
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Windows 7 Search by smoddelm
Sorry to post a Windows 7 question in a Vista group, but I assume the issues and answers apply to both. Also, am I missing something, or is there no Windows 7 set of groups here? 1. I've Googled and searched various online forums, and I read Microsoft's page on advanced search syntax and can't seem to find the answer no matter how I frame my question: Is there a "NOT" filter in Windows 7...
March 1st 10 03:44 PM
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Making Win 7 Folder Structure More Visible by Tom461
I just moved from XP to Win 7. I was in the process of transferring custom.dic when I realized that the AppData folder did not appear under my user name, but that's where I need to put the custom dictionary file. My question is how to make all the folders appear in Win 7 so I can work with folders, as I did in XP. I suspect there is a configuration option, but I so far have not located it...
February 28th 10 05:45 PM
by Bruce Chambers Go to last post
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Making Win 7 Folder Structure More Visible by Tom461
I just moved from XP to Win 7. I was in the process of transferring custom.dic when I realized that the AppData folder did not appear under my user name, but that's where I need to put the custom dictionary file. My question is how to make all the folders appear in Win 7 so I can work with folders, as I did in XP. I suspect there is a configuration option, but I so far have not located it...
February 28th 10 05:04 PM
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pdf and vista by JohnA
When accessing a link to a web site that has a pdf file, I click on the link, a new window opens, and finally at the bottom of the window the work done appears. Screen stays blank. On another computer everything works well. Both computers are vista and IE 8. Is there some setting that would cause this or another newsgroup I need to see?
February 26th 10 01:52 AM
by Bruce Chambers Go to last post
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pdf and vista by JohnA
When accessing a link to a web site that has a pdf file, I click on the link, a new window opens, and finally at the bottom of the window the work done appears. Screen stays blank. On another computer everything works well. Both computers are vista and IE 8. Is there some setting that would cause this or another newsgroup I need to see?
February 25th 10 03:44 PM
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Updated vista 32 bit does not backup .exe files & shortcuts by Bob
I just finished reinstalling my vista box to out of the box new. I used vista 32 bit home premium backup and restore that came with the vista operating system to backup and restore all my stuff. It all went well except I discovered that vista 32 bit backup and restore does not backup ..exe files and convenience shortcuts I made for quick access to hidden AppData folders. Every .exe file...
February 23rd 10 02:19 AM
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vista 32 bit does not backup .exe files & shortcuts by Bob
I just finished reinstalling my vista box to out of the box new. I used vista 32 bit home premium backup and restore that came with the vista operating system to backup and restore all my stuff. It all went well except I discovered that vista 32 bit backup and restore does not backup ..exe files and convenience shortcuts I made for quick access to hidden AppData folders. Every .exe file...
February 23rd 10 02:14 AM
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Windows Vista : Formating Large Disc 2TB / Limitation...??? by Christian Kruse
When formating HardDisc 2 TB, the formating stop/halt after 54%.... Formating with MBR... How to reset initializing from MBR...??? Using Windows Vista DiscHandler... Formating partition less than 2 TB (1028,35 MB) MBR - OK, but can't expand volume further (started with a 'small' one).... Is there any kind of limitation...??? How to format a single volume larger than 1028,35 MB...???
February 21st 10 07:04 PM
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Windows Vista : Formating Large Disc 2TB / Limitation...??? by Christian Kruse
When formating HardDisc 2 TB, the formating stop/halt after 54%.... Formating with MBR... How to reset initializing from MBR...??? Using Windows Vista DiscHandler... Formating partition less than 2 TB (1028,35 MB) MBR - OK, but can't expand volume further (started with a 'small' one).... Is there any kind of limitation...??? How to format a single volume larger than 1028,35 MB...???
February 21st 10 07:04 PM
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Can Not delete item from External drive by TBaum
I'm have a problem deleting a folder from my external hard drive. It has 2 subforums, and in the last one is an .avi file. Whenever I try to delete it I get "Could not find this item... This is no longer located in ----- Verify the item's location and try again." I've tried Taking Ownership and command prompts, as well as Unlocker.
February 20th 10 06:59 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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Customizing Windows Explorer toolbars by Michael
Just installed Vista. Not terribly wild about it so far. Willing to give it a chance, though. On Windows Explorer, what has happened to the ability to customize the toolbars? I used to be able to add cut/copy/paste/delete icons to the toolbar. Saved time, added convenience. Doesn't appear to be there anymore. Am I missing something? Is there some whole new concept of how I should be working...
February 20th 10 10:38 AM
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Can Not delete item from External drive by TBaum
I'm have a problem deleting a folder from my external hard drive. It has 2 subforums, and in the last one is an .avi file. Whenever I try to delete it I get "Could not find this item... This is no longer located in ----- Verify the item's location and try again." I've tried Taking Ownership and command prompts, as well as Unlocker.
February 20th 10 10:38 AM
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how to make a folder password protected? by Technician
I wonder why nobody replied the question on password protecting folders. I am not sure if the post author is still interested in the answer but I guess a reply may still be useful if you find this post when searching the forum. I always search for an answer before posting a question. So here you are. Windows does not allow you to password protect a particular folder. You can only password...
February 19th 10 10:43 AM
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how to make a folder password protected? by Technician
I wonder why nobody replied the question on password protecting folders. I am not sure if the post author is still interested in the answer but I guess a reply may still be useful if you find this post when searching the forum. I always search for an answer before posting a question. So here you are. Windows does not allow you to password protect a particular folder. You can only password...
February 19th 10 10:43 AM
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Can't delete item from destktop by Jarjar
Using vista 64 and I have a folder that contains another folder with a small file inside. Vista will NOT allow me to delete the folder from the desktop. I have tried everything that I know to do: 1. I tried to delete from the command prompt. 2. I tried renaming to folder. 3. Downloaded a "unlocker" program as suggested in other posts, doesn't work on 64 bit. This is driving me nuts....Any...
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February 19th 10 01:56 AM
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Could not find this item by Tim
I'm trying to delete a folder that contained a wmv file... I deleted the file and the folder's empty but when I try to remove the folder I get the following error: "Could not find this item... This is no longer located in C:\users.... Verify the item's location and try again." The folder shows up in search and of course it appears where it was originally placed... I did a reboot and...
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February 18th 10 06:08 PM
by gluteus.maximus Go to last post
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CAN'T RENAME A FOLDER by tjbelliardd
I'm running vista home premium and i am having trouble when trying to rename a folder, i right click on the folder and the rename option does not appear in the menu, i try with the file options in the explorer but when i click the rename options nothing happens, i'm also having problems with another folder every time open it the explorer crashes and says it has to shutdown, what can i do...
February 18th 10 02:02 PM
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