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Recursively Delete in Windows in the Command Prompt

Issue the command below in a cmd.exe Command Prompt. You may have to run the Command Prompt as Administrator. rd /s /q foldername

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16GB USB Drive – “disk is write protected” – Cannot Format or Wipe or Delete

The USB Pen Drive (16GB no-brand – cheap buy) got stuck on Read Only and I couldn’t format it. The error “Disk is write protected” kept appearing when trying to format the Usb drive in “Computer” on Windows 7. I tried pretty … Continue reading

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Windows chkdsk Log

The Windows chkdsk log takes quite a long time to run. You’ll probably want to run it overnight. After the chkdsk runs, a summary screen appears for a while and then disappears as Windows boots up. To find out the … Continue reading

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Notes: windirstat & wireless repeater

To find the files and folders taking up the most space on your computer, google for the following and download. It does require a quick install, but when installed, works very well. windirstat ——————————– If you have an old Eircom … Continue reading

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Backup with SyncToy

Left to Right (all files are copied from the Folder on the Left, to the Folder on the Right) Synchronize: New and updated files are copied both ways. Renames and deletes in one folder is repeated on the other. Echo: New … Continue reading

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