Tag Archives: windows 7

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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Error (0xc0000225) installing Windows 7 on VirtualBox

What I thought would be very quick and easy, to install Windows 7 on Virtual Box, led me having to do some googling after getting the error: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might … Continue reading

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Reset Windows Passwords for Vista, 7, and 2008 Server

On one of my VMs with Windows 2008 Server, I needed to reset the Administrator password. A quick google led me to a very nice little trick. This also works for Windows Vista, Windows 7 as well as on Windows … 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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