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Explorer.exe not starting after changing local appdata path [closed]

Yesterday i changed the path of my local appdata since i was running low on space C:// because of my small ssd. today i tryed to open a folder and an error came up that it cant open the path (same as ...
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Prevent creation of default shortcuts and Favorites in Windows XP SP3?

(1) Whenever a new user is created on a Windows XP SP3 system running Internet Explorer 8, their Favorites folder is automatically populated with a "Microsoft websites" folder and several links in the ...
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Accessing files on a linux box, using a UNC path in windows explorer [closed]

The title says it all; I want to figure out a way to access files on a linux machine, by entering \\<ServerHostname>\<something> Into windows explorer, in the same way that I can do at ...
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I can RDP into server but cannot browse using explorer

Disclaimer: Networking is not my strong point, it is my Achilles' heel. At work I have been given a sandbox server to test my software with, I have full control over the server itself but the ...
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What's eating my drive space when normal files + hidden + system doesn't equal total drive space used

This is very strange. All directory sizes are normal, and all other folders are within 20GB of what they should be. The discrepancy is that I can’t locate the files that are consuming 150GB of ...
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Lightweight File Manager for use in a Windows Preinstallation Environment [closed]

I need a free (preferabally open source) lightweight file manager for Windows that can run in a stripped down Windows Preinstallation Environment. It doesn't matter if it is text-based or GUI but must ...
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ibm visual configuration explorer build failed

I am trying to generate WebSphere configuration using Headless ISA VCE, however after launching command I get the Build Failed message referring to non-existing build.xml file Command: java -jar ...
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Can't see files in explorer.exe that were copied from linux

I copied a few files over from a linux NAS device to an external drive using windows 2003. On the external drive, explorer.exe will not show these files, however if you mouse over the folder before ...
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Windows XP to remote server 2008 R2 shares - awful response times

I have a network infrastructure of Windows XP clients (a mix of XP and 64-bit XP), that are accessing a network share on a Windows 2008 R2 server. Whenever users type the address of a folder into the ...
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Weird Windows Explorer behavior on Win2k3

Have a Windows Server 2003 machine, which hosts some redirected start menus for the users. When browsing the share where the live, all the start menu folders show up as "Start Menu" rather than the ...
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Internet Explorer 8 ignoring proxy settings

I have a funny problem with Internet Explorer 8 where I set up a proxy server under Tools - Internet Options - Connections - LAN Settings - Proxy Server and IE basically ignores it. For example, if ...
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windows 7 explorer to remote server 2008 r2 shares: green bar driving me nuts!

Whenever I access, with my local Windows 7 explorer in details view, a remote share on our production servers containing our own xml log files, the location bar turns into a green progress bar that ...
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Add site to Internet Explorer Security Zone in GP without deleting all other settings

What I have figured out is this: GP: User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Site to Zone Assignment list. If I enable it, and add a site ...
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Why is my file server in the “Internet” zone?

Following the instructions for making .CHM files work on a network drive, when using example 2 - setting MaxAllowedZone - I see that I have to raise it to 3 - Internet to get CHM files to work. I ...
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Windows Explorer Folder Options w Active Directory

We are running Active directory on Windows Server 2008 R2. All servers and desktops are Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2. Is it possible to create a policy using GPO such that every account in an OU will ...
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Explorer seems to time out for ~ 2 min. when opening files

I have an odd problem. I have a farm of 8 Citrix terminal servers, running Server 2003 Std x86. The hardware on all servers is identical and all servers were built from the same image. Late last ...
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Long delay when browsing directories in Windows XP

I have one XP sp3 workstation that has developed a problem. Please note that this workstation acts as a "file server," with three shares published. Operating at the workstation in question, whenever ...
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Explorer.exe not starting after login on Windows Server 2003 (Terminal Services and console)

When users login to a Windows Server 2003 R2 running Terminal Services they have a blank desktop. Upon inspection, explorer.exe is not running. When I login as administrator, using either RDP or to ...
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Why does explorer.exe on Windows Server 2000 rise to 99% CPU when opening “My Computer”?

I have a Windows 2000 Server machine and every time I try to open "My Computer", the CPU jumps to 99% . I have to kill explorer.exe and restart it for the computer to resume normal operation (until I ...
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Mapped Drive -> UNC

We don't have a common set of drive mappings at our company for certain network shares. Inevitably, someone will create a custom drive mapping to a folder, then they will link to a document under ...
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Windows Explorer for multiple file system locations simultaneously

I would like to me able to make changes to the Windows file system in several locations simultaneously, for example so as to make the same manual changes to two load-balanced web servers*. I'd like ...
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Windows explorer (filename) string corruption when using remote desktop?

Has anyone else experienced this problem? While browsing folders in explorer over a remote desktop connection, sometimes the file name strings will get corrupted, so they display incorrectly in ...