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PDF file creation

Question: PDF file creation

I have a 600kb Word 2010 file containing one pic of 50kb size and the remainder is a 120,000 word book. I select PDF in Save As and wait for the creation of the PDF file. It works and the result is good except the size of the created Adobe pdf file is in excess of 52mb.
I've done many of these conversions in the past and in all cases the resulting pdf file would always be larger, by around 200%, ie from 600kb to 12-1500mb.
Any help/advice/guidance with this 'problem' is greatly appreciated.

Colpubs:confused

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Preferred Solution: PDF file creation

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Answer: PDF file creation

I have never saved a word doc as PDF, so I have no direct experience. But I have just found this: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/save-as-pdf-HA010064992.aspx#BM17 - there seems to be some options you can use that influence the quality & size of the resulting PDF.

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How can I move/copy a file from one disk to another without changing the file's creation date?

Answer:Copy/Move File from One Disk To Another w/o Changing the File Creation Date

You can use a utility called "Set File Date" to change a file's creation date to whatever you want.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Miscellaneous/Set-File-Date.shtml

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How can I move/copy a file from one disk to another without changing the file creation date?

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Question: file creation

hello people!does anyone know how to create a .BIN file?

Answer:file creation

Osama .Bin Laden?

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I wish to create a .bat file which would restart a particular process, "ObjectDock.exe". It's location is "C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock\ObjectDock.exe". I know this is a two step process, first to terminate ObjectDock.exe, then launch it. I've used taskkill but to no avail thus far. Could anyone help?
 

Answer:Creation of a particular .bat file

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hi all,
is there a program that can change wav files direct to cda and save the files to hdd, to be sampled on the pc.
i have nero 7 and i created a file with a frequency of 44,100 mhz and a resolution of 16 bits - the same as cda but it did not have the .cda extension - from a mp3 and was just wondering whether it could be done with a wav file and is the file i created a cda file
ta
 

Answer:cda file creation ?

Check this link and see if this suits your needs:

http://www.download.com/EXPStudio-Audio-Editor-Free/3000-2170_4-10602907.html?tag=lst-0-1

GOOD LUCK!!!!
hopperdave2000
 

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Question: Reg File Creation

I'm not very good in the area of the registry, but here goes. I know you can create reg files to add certain entries, but how would you go about deleting keys via a reg file? For example, on every XP machine of mine, I always go to regedit, and to the following string:
HKey Local Machine > Software > Microsoft > Windows > Current Version > Explorer > Volume Caches > Compress Old Files
and delete the Compress Old Files key. Can this be made into a .reg file, so instead of drilling through the registry, I can just run the file to remove that particular key?
 

Answer:Reg File Creation

Just add the minus " - " sign in front of the registry key you want to delete:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer\ VolumeCaches\Compress old files]



It works for me all the time

oldmx
 

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Hi,

I am a developer trying to write reports out to csv file on the file from an Oracle database.

I have a link that says: "download csv file" which links into a .csv file. inside the csv file there is a reference to an ASP via include, so that when the link is clicked on it processes the query passed to it and populates the csv file.. on the fly. This, means i do not have to use the FileSystemObject to actually create the file because it's already there, and the database query just loops through and bungs the data into the file.. once they request it.

If i browse to this directly it works ... but does not via the link. ?

The code i use within the csv file is this..

<!--#include file="includes/MAKECSV_FP.asp"-->
The code for the processing is as follows:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Set OverspendRS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.RecordSet")
OverspendRS.ActiveConnection = objConnFP

sqlString = "SELECT * FROM FPROOWNER.V_OVERSPEND_LIST "
cmbCostCentre = REPLACE(cmbCostCentre, ", ", "','")

IF cmbCostCentre <> "All" THEN
sqlString = sqlString & "WHERE FPROOWNER.V_OVERSPEND_LIST.CUSTOMER_ACCOUNT IN ('" & cmbCostCentre & "')"
IF Request.QueryString("dfOverspend") > 0 THEN
PercentageOverspend = CInt(Request.QueryString("dfOverspend")) + 100
sqlString = sqlStr... Read more

Answer:Help with CSV file creation

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I am new to computer . Every time I open  a MS word and excel file a tmp file is also opened. Iwant to stop it. How can I do that. Will it be the same for access and other MS office files also? I have not yet tried.

Answer:Want to stop .tmp file creation

Quote from: sarkar.subroto on January 10, 2013, 02:31:01 AMI am new to computer . Every time I open  a MS word and excel file a tmp file is also opened. Iwant to stop it. Why do you want to stop it?

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Hi, i am in need of creating a dos batch file to simply copy all files from a directory that have a created date of today -1 (the previous days date) on one server to another directory on another server. After copying them i require them to be zipped up and the original files to then be deleted. i am only very new at batch file creation so am asking for as much help as possible please. Thanks

Answer:Batch File Creation

Try this...
@echo off
setLocal EnableDELAYedExpansion

if "%1"=="" (
echo Must specify a tombstone [number of days].
goto :EOF
)
if "%2"=="" (
echo Must specify a source directory.
goto :EOF
)
if "%3"=="" (
echo Must specify a destination directory.
goto :EOF
)
Set Day=%Date:~-7,2%
Set Month=%Date:~-10,2%
Set Year=%Date:~-4,4%

Call :jdate %Year% %Month% %Day%
Set /a CompairDate=%jdate%
Set /a CompairDate=!CompairDate!-%1
Set FileDate=1

for /f "tokens=*" %%a in ('dir %2 /s/b') do (
set T=%%~Ta
set FileDay=!T:~3,2!
set FileMonth=!T:~0,2!
set FileYear=!T:~6,4!

call :jdate !FileYear! !FileMonth! !FileDay!
set /a FileDate=!Jdate!

if "!FileDate!" lss "!CompairDate!" (
copy %2 %3
compact %3 /c
attrib "%%a" -r
del "%%a"
echo *Copied and Deleted* %%a !FileMonth!-!FileDay!-!FileYear!
)
)
Goto :EOF

:JDate
:: Convert date to Julian

SET MM=%2
SET DD=%3
IF %MM:~0,1% EQU 0 SET MM=%MM:~1%
IF %DD:~0,1% EQU 0 SET DD=%DD:~1%

SET /A Month1 = ( %MM% - 14 ) / 12
SET /A Year1 = %1 + 4800
SET /A JDate = 1461 * ( %Year1% + %Month1% ) / 4 + 367 * ( %MM% - 2 -12 * %Month1% ) / 12 - ( 3 * ( ( %Year1% + %Month1% + 100 ) / 100 ) ) / 4 + %DD% - 32075
SET Month1=
SET Year1=
GOTO:EOF
To use thia the syntax is depending on what you called your batch file...mycopy 1 \\srvr1\share\thesourcedir \\srvr2\share\thedestinationdirhope it helps.

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I have a windows2K machine and the hard drive on it has been filling up to the point where the functionality stops on most apps. I traced the problem to a temp directory under c:\winnt where there are 1,300 X.tmp files being created per day @ 605K each. 1 per minute. SAV is not reporting any issues, spysweeper is fine, current processes and services are all ok.

Does anyone know of an app or script I can use to log how these files are being created so I can trace back the culprit?
 

Answer:file creation logging

Run HJT and post a log here. An expert will review it and let you know what should be removed. Be sure to save the HJT executable to a permanent spot on your hard drive (don't run from a temp directory). www.merijn.org/files/hijackthis.zip

There has to be something running in the background that's causing that.
 

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In Windows 2000 when a program crashes a little box pops up saying an error log is being created. Is there anyway to stop Windows from doing this?

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NormanSmiley
http://zuzumonk.20m.com
 

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Just wondering if there is a cmd to create a new VPN connection without user interaction, so the VPN connection is set up and ready to use. I have looked all over the internet and have no answers...any help would be great!
 

Answer:Batch file for VPN creation?

you could probably script it with AutoIT.
 

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Has anyone ever heard of a file called "AU_.exe"? If so, what is it's purpose?

The way I've found this file is through uninstalling a media codec called 3ivx. After uninstalling 3ivx a hidden folder is created under C:\Documents and Settings\*User*\Local Settings\Temp\~nsu.tmp which contains the AU_.exe file.

There is also an apparently related file in C:\Windows\Prefetch called "AU_.EXE" which has some random numbers and letters after it's name and ends in the usual prefetch file exetension of ".pf".

I'm pondering this file because it seems odd for a program to dump an executable upon uninstallation, and I'd like to get to the bottom of what this file is.
 

Answer:Questionable File Creation

Do you have any of these?

atmclk.exe au_.exe dcomcfg.exe osaupd.exe
sa1e1.exe sa9.exe sfsetup.exe SpyFalcon.exe

If so you have the trojan 'spyfalcon'

Go directly to Malwareland do not pass go do not collect 200 Espams.


http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407
 

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Hello after I cloned my HDD to my SSD and booted up everything seems to be going smoothly so far, but I noticed that Crucial Storage Executive(program for maintaining my SSD) it says I need to disable 8.3 file name creation. I have found directions on how to do this in windows 7 but nothing that specifically says windows 10 and I don't want to mess with the registry unless I am 100% sure. So can anyone tell me how to go about doing this or if I even need to do it? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Help with disabling 8.3 file name creation please!

artislee said:

So can anyone tell me how to go about doing this or if I even need to do it? Thanks in advance.



I can tell you 'how', but I have no idea if it is necessary or advisable (probably not). For a start, this may impact registry entries that use 8.3 names.

From a command prompt you can use the FSUTIL command with its 8dot3name parameter to investigate: Fsutil 8dot3name ...in particular, the 'scan' option!

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Hello everyone,

I am trying to create a batch file that will start a vpn client at start up I have found a couple of examples that work for windows components but not for this application it is the sonicwall global vpn setup if anyone could help me it would be greatly appreciated as I am getting frustrated lol! Also, if anyone is familiar with setting up a safe squid proxy server I would really appreciate that info as well I can set it up but not sure how to configure the permissions any help would also be greatly appreciated again, thanks in advance. I have seen that a lot of people have looked at my post please help! I really just need some practical advice to get going.
 

Answer:batch file creation

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I am trying to make a batch file that will copy a given file and rename it with that day's date (I.E. copy c:\AMM.MDB to d:\8-29-07.MDB)But don't know the scripting involved in what I thought would be a simple task. I can get a copy and I can rename it to whatever I want but, I can't get it to use the day's particular date as the name.

Answer:Batch file creation

The line you'd want to add is something similar to the below example.FOR /F "TOKENS=1-5 DELIMS=/ " %%D IN ("%DATE%") DO RENAME "AMM.MDB" %%E-%%F-%%G.MDBThis example takes the %DATE% tag which is the systems current date and splits it by spaces and slashes. So the date tag: Wed 08/29/2007 would be split into the variables starting with %%D (so Wed 08 29 2007). Hope that helps.

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How should I go about getting a listing of all the files on my machine
sorted by their Creation Date?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
 

Answer:Solved: File creation date

Not sure if this will give you exactly what you want.

Open up a cmd prompt
CD \
then

DIR /ah /as /OD /S

This will show files in each directory sorted by date.
 

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Windows XP Recorder created .wav files - but all I can find in Windows 7 is .wma files. My training program requires .wav or .mp3 files for audio. Can I do this in Windows 7? THANKS for your comments.

Answer:Does W7 natively support .wav file creation

You could use a third party program like Audacity to create wave files. It's free and much better than the built-in recorder.http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

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I paid an online service a couple bucks to create a DST file more me, but never heard back from them (it's been a week) and I need this file ASAP so I can get some hats made for a job I'm working this Sunday.

Would anybody (Noyb?) be willing to help? I'm happy to send a donation via PayPal for your services!

I would like the logo to be 2.5" high- not sure if there are scaling issues with DST files. I also have .eps, .ai, .psd versions of this file if that helps at all.

Thanks so much!
 

Answer:DST File Creation - Looking for help - Happy to pay- Noyb?

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My computer recently became infected with "wmiprvse.exe" that was cought (and suppressed?) by Zone Alarm Suite. Anyway after the first format it was still present. So with the second format I flashed the Bios as well. I do have two drives on this pc and both formated.

My question is when you right-click>properties I was under the impression that the creation date of the file is never going to change, and if it was, this was a sign of a virus etc... So with the current above cirumstance my wmiprvse.exe file has a creation date of 2007, modified date of 2002, and accessed on 2007. Does this mean there is still a problem? How can the system create a file in 2007 and modify it in 2002. Thanks in advance!

Snowtruck

XP Prof. SP1 (state after format and above scenerio)

Answer:File Creation & Modified Dates?

You can submit the file to Jotti and they will scan it with multiple antivirus programs.http://virusscan.jotti.org/I looked around on the web for a malware program that has used that file name. Did not find one.

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Hi there,
I would like to create bin/iso files, extract images, mount ISOs etc and would like some advice on some good software eg Ultra ISO, MagicISO PowerISO etc. Which one comes most recommended ?
Thanks.
 

Answer:Recommendations for iso/bin file creation software

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Hi.

Can someone of you guys help me to create a batch file to hide or show "Hidden Files And Folders" and "Protected Operating System Files" so this can be done with 1 click and not going to "Folder Options > View" and check or uncheck these options all the time?

Thanks in advance for any help andfeesdback,

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I have a workbook that has lots of data. Is there a way to run a macro or program to export data based on a column value and save it to a new worksheet or new file (containing the data with that specific column value) using the header and/or column names from the original file? I can even put in the column names and header myself.

Answer:How to automate creation of file from datase

This should be posted in the Office forum here: http://www.computing.net/forum/offi...

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I use Windows XP Pro. I need to change the date stamp on some image files that recorded the date years early. The digital camera batteries were left out for several days, then when the batteries were installed I did not set the current date, they stayed at the cameras default date.

Windows help file talkes about "file properties" window with tabs, but I only see one tab. Any ieas?

Answer:changing file creation date

Hi Chas9 !

If you're talking about a date that appears at the bottom of the image then there's nothing you can do, it's part of the image.

If you wish to change the file attribute then there are many freewares on the internet that can do that. A google search found this freeware which should do the trick :
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/filedatech.html

Else Total Commander (fully fonctionnal 30 days shareware) has many other uses but can do just what you want. Select your files with right-click (or press + then type *.jpg if these are all .jpg files) then go to files => change attributes.

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Hi All,
I have the following requirment:
1. to automatically send a fax to our client.

the fax page would be derived from plain text but needs to be formatted correctly so that when sent to the fax spool it is readable etc .. Obviously the fax will need to be able to somehow read the content and derive the telephone number etc ...

does anyone know how to achieve this??

Thanks,
 

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I do have a desktop pc running on window xp sp3 and RAM of 512 MB, Recently few days back the wndows almost gets crasing leading to the blue screen and some write up like"IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"......... technical information ; 0x0000000A (.............. ........................ ....................... 0x804FF6F7)and then it shows dumping of physical memory to disk ....After completion it restatrs and gives a error message " system has recovered from a seriour error" and shows the path of error log qhich I am attaching with this email.
 

Answer:Analysing error with creation .dmp file

(Continuing)
The crashing now increased and I coundn't work on to it. I just want to know the reason behind it. Your thought/suggestion will be a great help.

Thanks & Regards
 

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I installed Crashplan and restored my old laptop to my desktop. From there, I moved the files to their respective folders and deleted the desktop file. A few minutes later, the file reappeared on the desktop, but with only a partial set of directories (Desktop:C\Users\UserName\Favorites).

I removed Crashplan and delete the AppData directory for it's configuration. Confirmed that the service is no longer in windows and rebooted. On restart, the file on the directory reappears. I deleted it and a few minutes later it reappears.

How can I find out what process is creating this file?

Answer:Automatic File Creation - What Process?

I found the issue. During the recovery I copied and pasted the files in place. I had noticed on "User\Favorites" the shortcut/properites had been rewritten to the desktop copy somehow. I changed this in the properties and ignored it.

Today I went through the registry and found that all the folders under C:\Users\MyUserName were registered to the copy that had been on the Desktop...not sure how that happens (desktop.ini files?).

Anyhow, I ran a registry cleaner to get rid of what I could then went in and modified the properties in regedit for all the bogus ones from "Desktop\C\Users\Myuser" back to "C:\Users\Myuser". The problem seems to be solved. at this point...no new files created.

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I need to obtain the file creation of a file (let's say xxx.txt) in order to check it against today(), to detect if updated or not.
Thanks in advance.
PCRanger
 

Answer:file creation date in Excel97

if you go into design mode for the book, then you can use the FILE SYSTEM OBJECT to obtain information about a file.
 

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I am running Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 under Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit. All patches and updates have been applied to both products through Microsoft Update. Lately, when closing an Office application, i.e., Excel, Word, etc., Office creates a ".box" file and that file is saved in my personal folder on my desktop. Examples of such files include "excel.box," "winword.box," etc. Can someone tell me if I have accidentally enabled this feature, and if so, how to disable it? I have to delete these .box files every time I close an Office app.

While researching this issue, I came across this information about a recent update released by Microsoft: KB 2501594

I'm not sure, but I suspect this update *may* be responsible for the creation of the .box files? I do know .box files were not being created prior to the installation of this update.

Joseph
 

Answer:MS Office 2007 .Box File Creation

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Hello,
Instead of writing a procedure doc for xp vpn clients (which is pretty simple, but some people just can't follow directions!), I want to make a setup file (.exe; .bat...) that creates VPN connection to the company with correct properties.
Been researching for .bat way to do it, but not successful. It's probably not the way to go.
Is there any way to do this?
 

Answer:setup file creation for XP VPN client

If I'm correct in my assumption that you are trying to create a connection under My Network Places, then your best bet would be to use VBScript. This is Windows' scripting language (where batch files are DOS), and should give you the ability to do what you are trying to do. You can find excellent references at msdn.microsoft.com as well as www.w3schools.com
 

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Hi. I could use some help, please. I need to zip a bunch of jpg files so I can upload the zip file to my website store. First one worked like a charm. Now it starts to zip the approx 600 files, running really fast, then slower, then it really bogs, then it throws an error.

I zip files by right-clicking Start, click Explore, navigate to the folders I want:
My Documents
/subfolder
/subfolder
/subfolder - this is the folder that has my jpg files, among other things.

I click File, click New, click Compressed (Zipped) Folder. I name the folder.
I choose the 600 files by using Click, go to the last one, Control Click. I drag them to the new compressed (zipped) folder and drop.

Zoom.... off it goes...then not so much...then

COMPRESSED FOLDERS ERROR
Cannot create output file.

It doesn't always throw the error in the same place, but usually in the h's or g's.

Any ideas? I've searched and searched, there was even a similar issue on this forum, but I can't get anything to work.

Thanks.

In the meantime, my business website looks like doodoo, all help appreciated. Thanks.

I have Windows XP, SP3.
MJ
 

Answer:Zip file crashes halfway through it's creation

Compressing Jpegs files will not compress much as they are already compressed......

can you change them into BMP or Gif........

Or use another program to compress them
 

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I have today transferred a number of videos from my smartphone to my tablet and in so doing the copied files all reflect the current date as opposed to the original creation date. This means that they do not therefore appear in date order for the purpose of viewing in date order.
I can change the file names alphabetically but that does not help as the tablet only allows display in date order.
It is many years since I changed the date attribute and cannot for the life of me remember the method.
Mine are the original grey cells.
Anyone?

Answer:Changing date of file creation.

Does this help?
change details

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Can anyone help me?
I need some way of monitoring a folder for a creation of a certain file.
If this file exists I want it to be automatically deleted.

Is there a way to do this?

operating system is windows server 2003.

Answer:How to automatically delete a file on creation?

i would try to create a powershell script to scan the folder and delete the file. task scheduler can be set to run the script every X minutes.

this may help build the script
Powershell: Delete files containing a string ? Keith Bloom's Blog

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I've found folder creater 5. The "update" link is showing version 5.950 but the highest downloadable version I can find is 5.15.

http://www.tonysfreeware.com/downloadupdate/FolderCreator5.htm

I don't need this app but an app that can do this:

Read each file name in a folder and then create a folder in the same directory and then move it there as a batch.

The app can seem to do it with a list.txt generated from a windows cmd prompt and then loaded in. But it does not move the file, only creates the folders and there are a few thousand files to deal with. I need something quick and simple.

Can anyone find the 5.95 version or is there anyone who can write a simple script that can be plopped in the app and execute what I'm trying to do......

Any ideas??

Thanks
 

Answer:Looking for an app that is can deal with file to folder creation

I'm not sure but this app might be able to. There are tons of options that I haven't gone through so it could be there. http://lifehacker.com/5100037/bulk-rename-utility-blasts-through-your-file-naming-tasks
 

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Hey there, TSG!

I seem to be having a bit of trouble when I create new files or folders. I have an idea as to what created the problem, but I'm unsure how to fix it. First off, let me give you a little background info. It's a brand new PC (turned it on for the first time yesterday) so I'm 99.9% positive there's no malware involved. It's a Core 2 Duo machine that originally came with XP Home SP2, but have since upgraded to XP Pro SP2. After upgrading to Pro (and before connecting it to the internet) I installed AVG anti-virus, AVG anti-spyware, SpywareBlaster, IE host file, and ZoneAlarm firewall (all free versions). I then connected to the internet, got windows updated, then updated all the security software. Then I resized the C: partition and created an E: partition with the free space in Partition Commander 10. I'm starting think the partitioning is what caused my problem.

What's happening is when I create a new file and/or folder within My Documents for example, the icon doesn't appear in the window unless I either right click and select refresh, or close and re-open the window. This isn't a huge problem because it does create the folder, however, it is a bit of annoyance when I have to refresh the window in order to name it. Also, if I move a file or folder to a new location, the icon won't disappear from the old location unless I refresh the window. And if I click on said folder before I refresh the window, I'll ... Read more

Answer:File and Folder Creation Problem

Without looking at graphics driver problems or monitor refresh rates, try this:

Kelly's Korner - speed up refresh
Download and double-click to Merge the contents
 

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I don't know if i'm posting this in the right place? But I have a old Dell XPS Gen 2 running win XP home edition and found files and folders that say they were created on June 18, 2015. I checked my BIOS and everything is correct. I deleted these files and folders but next re-boot brings them back, not as many... but they grow every day. Virus scanner says "No viruses found" Computer runs fine.

Answer:File and Folder Creation Dates

ok... I'm running out of time... Something is waiting for June 18, 2015 and nobody knows anything about this...

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Hello, I'm trying to write a batch file (an additional to the users logon script) to find the modified date of a file, then find the difference between todays date and if the difference is greater than 100 days run a certain piece of software. I'm sure this is fairly easy, but I'm pretty new to batch files. All I've managed to do so far is to output todays date to a text file. I think you can get the creation date using the "DIR filename", but this will need to be trimmed and I'm not sure how to do that in batch files. Any help would be much appreciatedThanks for your help

Answer:Batch to look at file creation date

There are three dir switches available for dates:/ta - date accessed/tc - date created/tw- date writtenCalculations in batch files can be done with the set /a statement. That  said, date calculations are cumbersome and usually involve a long series of hardcoded IF statements.A better tool would be Windows Scripting (free and installed on Windows machines since Win95C) which has built in date functions for just the purpose you need.http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/default.mspxGood luck.

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hello guys,
I have a question,we have an external hard disk that some files and folders are created there,suppose someone with a third party tool (like Attribute Changer) modified the creation date of files or folders,is there any way to find the original creation date of these files or folders?
windows is seven
Thanks

Answer:Changing the Creation date of a file

The file system does not maintain any kind of history of date changes. Once the creation date (or any other data) has been changed the original date is lost.

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this may sound so simple to many, but how do I physically create a file that I can run command line queries from i.e. I have a vendor cd disk that I want to run without user interaction. What are the steps, what type of file (txt, notepad?) how do I run it?

Answer:.exe file creation for command line queries

Write your commands into WordPad and save it as .bat. WordPad does not actually allow you to save in this format, so you will need to save it and then change the file extension.

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'File creation error - parameter incorrect.'

That's the error message I get when I try to use Xcopy from a DOS prompt to copy files from a CD I burned, full of .mp3 files, to my hard drive, on my WinXP machine. When I try to drag and drop within Windows Explorer I get something very similar: 'cannot copy - parameter incorrect'.

I've looked around the web a bit, googled the problem, and the only clues I've been able to come up with are to Xcopy it. Well, I've tried that with the results above.

I was able to drag and drop (and play in winamp) the first half dozen files from the directory before I got any problems. Then I got the Windows message. Then I
researched it. Then, using Xcopy I was able to copy 67 of the files before getting the
second error message.

There's at least another 60 remaining on the drive. Has anyone got any idea what's going on here? And how I can recover my files?

regards,

ab
 

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looking to speed things up a little, but it's been so long since i've created batch scripts i'm at a loss.

1)
create a batch script t.bat so i can type
t <ip address>
to tracert instead of having to type tracert every time.


2)
sites with backup links; sometimes they'll flip over to vpn backup without notice.
i'd like to create a batch file to run that will tracert a group of IPs and output / open in notepad so i can quickly view them all to see which ones are not running over the primary link / route.

thanks in advance,
 

Answer:network script / .batch file creation help

1. use doskey. so doskey t=tracert

2. in a bat file

tracert x.x.x.x > output.txt
tracert y.y.y.y >> output.txt
tracert z.z.z.z >> output.txt
 

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Every time I create a new file, regardless of file type, Win 10 automatically creates a link in
C:\Users\myname\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windoes\Recent.

How can I disable the automatic creation of such links?

Win10 Home 64-bit

Answer:Disable Auto-Creation of Link for New File

Hello beau,

Try removing the check mark from the box for "show recently used files in Quick Access" in Folder options



Also try this:

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...-turn-off.html

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Ladies and gentlemen your assistance please:
Just shipped in all my old files/docs/pics from XP to my new Win 8.1 PC via an external drive.
Everything now’s shows as being modified on the move date. All the creation date and genuine modification dates have been lost. Any way to get them back?
Failing that can I start again and re-import with a way of saving those original dates dates?

Answer:Lost creation dates on file transfer

Having read through a couple of Google answers on this problem it seems that the basic Windows commands for copying do not allow you to preserve the dates of file creation etc. But there is a programme called Richcopy Click Here that allows you to do so. I've not used it but since you still have the original files with their original dates it should be a simple matter to copy them with Richcopy and then move them to your new machine. I would be interested to hear how you get on.

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How much space is used when a Restore Point is created.

Answer:Restore Point creation file size

I think the space used is either 85MB or 185MB. Not sure which is true.

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Hi guys, I am new here and I would like to clarify a few things.

As the title suggested, is there a way to find the original creation date on a file which has been copied and pasted. Here were the steps I took.

1. Copied documents from PC to external hard drive
2. Deleted documents on PC.
3. Connected ext hd to my laptop and booted up the files
4. Right clicked properties to view the creation date, which shows the current date instead of the original date.

So from what I know, the "date created" is the date which I copied and pasted into the external hard drive, right?

Is there a way to find out the ORIGINAL date created from my laptop? I have since deleted the orignal document from my PC.

Many thanks in advance.

Answer:How do I find the original date creation on a file?

Hello, if I understand your question correctly, date created is when the file was moved. Odd, however I just tried it myself on my own two partitions. Date modified is when the file was modified/made(assuming no other modifications to the file were made.)

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Whenever I go on aol, internet explorer etc. an internet program I get the following errors: Creating of mapping failed in ReadWordListFile
Creating of mapping failed in ReadDisabledWordListFile

How do I get rid of these?

Answer:2 creation of mapping file failed error

Did you ever find out the solution for this?

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Whenever I go on aol, internet explorer etc. an internet program I get the following errors: Creating of mapping failed in ReadWordListFile
Creating of mapping failed in ReadDisabledWordListFile

How do I get rid of these?
 

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anyways heres the story

trying to install a canon c530 multipass printer/fax on winxp
for some reason, i get a error saying "error occurred during file creation" while the printer part of the printer/fax is installing.

the fax works but not the printer,
ive downloaded the latest drivers from canon and yes its the right printer.
=/

help asap
thx

Answer:URGENT: error occurred during file creation

it also says the error when i try to print something

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I am in the process of scanning in numerous old photographs and I thought it would be an idea to change the file creation date to the date on which (approx) the photograph was taken. I am using ninotech dateedit for this. It works fine. If I right-click a file and look at its properties it gives the new creation date. However, on adding the date created column to details view in explorer it seems that any date prior to about 1980 is simply shown as blank. Can this be altered or is it a feature of explorer?

I have tried a few replacements for windows explorer and so far they all appear to have the same behaviour which suggests it is linked into the OS.

Any help greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:File creation date not showing in explorer

If I remember correctly, the earliest date that a PC can deal with is Jan 4th 1980 - as there was no need to have date capacity before this point

I don't think you'll be able to get around this, so it might be better to watermark the images with the date you need
 

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Hi Everyone

Kind of new to this so please bear with me.

I was recently reviewing the properties of some word docs (word 2003) on my system (XP SP3) when I noticed that the file Created and Modified information contained both a date and time stamp. However, the Accessed tag only contained a date and no time information at all.

I have searched for the past few days trying to find an answer and can find a lot of utilities which will allow you to change this information, but no info as to why the time is missing.

This seems to involve only this one file.

I made the mistake of calling Microsoft Support and got the usual BS run around and no answer.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:File Creation Modified and Accessed Dates

You could try this freeware program:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...-Toucher.shtml
That's the first hit I got on google.

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I'm trying to debug an installer, and I want to make sure that installations are performed properly when I tweak some settings. What I want to do is compare the logged file/folder changes after a proper installation to the logged changes after a tweaked installations, and if all files/folders were created,changed,deleted in exactly the same way, I know the tweak install was ok.

So is there a system file that keeps track of all creation, modification, and deletion of file and folders? I think it might be ntuser.dat.log or software.log, but I'm not sure. I came to these two files by creating, modifying, and deleting randome files, then performing multiple "date modified" searches to find the files that are most frequently modified when I perform these operations.
The problem is, if one of these two files is the one I'm looking for, I can't access either of them since they are system files currently in use.

So my question is if there is a file that logs file/folder creation/mod/del and how to access this file if access is prevented.

Answer:logged file/folder creation,modification,deletion

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d....mspx?mfr=true


Quote:




Audit object access

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Audit Policy

Description
Determines whether to audit the event of a user accessing an object--for example, a file, folder, registry key, printer, and so forth--that has its own system access control list (SACL) specified.

If you define this policy setting, you can specify whether to audit successes, audit failures, or not audit the event type at all. Success audits generate an audit entry when a user successfully accesses an object that has a SACL specified. Failure audits generate an audit entry when a user unsuccessfully attempts to access an object that has a SACL specified. To set this value to no auditing, in the Properties dialog box for this policy setting, select the Define these policy settings check box and clear the Success and Failure check boxes.

Note that you can set a SACL on a file system object using the Security tab in that object's Properties dialog box.

Default: No auditing.

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Something I discovered tonight...let me explain by example:

I have two files in folder AAA. One is named BBB, with a creation date of 1-1-14. One is named CCC, with a creation date of 8-1-14.

If I delete BBB, and then rename CCC to BBB, then that file's creation date changes from 8-1-14 to 1-1-14, even though the content stays the same as when it was actually created on 8-1-14.

Is this normal? If so, I’ve never noticed before. Also, if it’s normal, what do you think the rationale is, and does this differ from XP? For my purposes this is a useful -- if unexpected -- behavior (I won’t go into *why* I like it unless someone asks).

Thanks.

Answer:File Creation Date Oddity? Or Normal Behavior?

Can't reproduce this on my computer. AFAIK rename operations will not change either creation date or modify date.

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This is an odd one and has me completely stumped. It started sometime within the last year. I am an old retired msdos programmer. My 1980s Microsoft compilers, qcl 2.5, cl 6.0 and associated link, all worked in the command prompt under XP on an NTFS partition for several years. However I had reason to do a compile last week and it failed. Neither of the compilers nor link can now create files. They can read and write fine if I first create an appropriate empty file by some other means, but they can't create a new file. The same is true with some of the utilities I've built with the compilers over the years.

File re-direction under the command prompt can create new files. I have an old msdos editor, ed.exe, by PC-Write which also works and can create files. But my msdos compiler suite can not, nor can programs built with these utilities.

It does not appear to be a disk permission issue, I tried some of my simple test programs on a FAT based floppy disk and zip drive. I even copied utility to the target removable drive. They can't open a new file on the media under the XP command prompt. However when run on a different machine, WinME under command prompt, or a true MSDOS machine they work fine. Per my title, I seem to have lost file creation rights when running under the XP command prompt. I've use cacls to look at the drive permissions, folder permissions, /windows/system32/cmd.exe, and /windows/_default.pif. All give the administrator (myself) full right... Read more

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Hello, I'll start off by saying that this question is unlikely to be answered and will probably make most wonder why I'd even post it but I'll explain why.

So the issue is that I need to patch a decent amount of Windows 7 PC's with a large amount of updates (295, except not every PC needs every patch, it's just an SCCM update group that contains them all). I've inherited this issue in case anyone asks why I
have so many outstanding patches.
I deployed all the required ones to my PC as a test and when I logged back on, Libraries was broken. By broken I mean there was now a libraries icon on my desktop (maybe it was there before but it at least moved to make me notice it) and the default libraries
were gone. The libraries folder was empty. I can create new libraries manually but clicking 'Restore default libraries' does nothing.

The other issue is that if I try to create any new folder at a network location or locally (not in libraries, this is separate), and give it a name, an error appears saying "Could not find this item. This is no longer located at <location>. Verify
the items location and try again". If you click try again, the folder is created with the name. If you click cancel, the folder is created but is called 'New Folder'. </location>
<location>These 2 results did not please me so I deployed to another PC as a test and got the exact same result. Great, so it will more than likely happen to all PC's. I've since found out a ... Read more

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Hello friends........

I have a very very weird problem......

I have a computer...confused and some pen drives / mp3 players (like ipods...)

Now, suddenly one of my pen drive started showing the files with unrecognized characters, sizes of GB and TB each.... and creation date like 2020, 2700 etc.,

I am really confused..... thought of deleteing the files... but unable to ..... it is saying cannot delete the file.

I faced this problem with a couple of other pen drives also.

Once i faced this problem with my friends Computer also, one of the Harddisk partition showed like this..... and i formated the partition and it is ok.

I have formated the pendrives / mp3 players but still again the sequence repeats.

I am attaching some screen shots of the windows explorer.

Can anyone pls let me know whether this is a virus or some kind of problem.....

Please help me in this regard.......

rolleyes
 

Answer:A Special Case... Weird file sizes and creation dates...

Looks more like file system corruption to me. I'm going to move this to the Software Forum. Note you would not get any responses to polls in messages posted in the Malware Forum. No one else can post in your thread except you and authorized malware fighters.
 

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Greetings All,

I am in the process of trying to create a Recovery Disk Set for a Client's *Satellite L300 - PSLB8A-07U004*.

While the application opens and begins the creation of the disk set, it has, three times now, failed at with the error message of *"Failed to open the following file. D:\!V5_01_07.VRP (Error Code: 020123-F1-00000000)".*

I did attempt this process the first time while the all the client's data was still loaded.
I have now done a 'Restore to 'Out of the box experience' because I thought one of those files might be the cause but, alas, the error was repeated.
Obviously this is irritating (to say the least).

I have NOT made any change to the layout or sizing of partitions.'

Any thoughts?

rampant_rhino

Answer:Creation of Recovery Disks - 'Failed to open the following file" Error

Wait a moment. If I understand you right you CAN restore OS using F8 but you CANNOT create recovery DVD using "Toshiba Recovery Disc Creator".

Am I right about that?

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I'm about to tear out my hair. First Windows Explorer keeps stopping, searches for solution then restarts. About the time this problem, I noticed that Windows Explorer will change the original creation date on some of my files. It might be all files in folder or just certain types. I've yet to make a connection with when this is happening or what is causing it. Not necessarily when Windows Explorer stops. It's difficult when you can't tell which is the oldest/newest file in a folder.

I'm running Windows 7 16 bit, which I keep updated, McAfee, AntiMalware Bytes and SuperAntiSpyware, also all updated.

I'm begging! Can someone help me please?

Thanks,
Lisa

Answer:File Creation Dates Change/Windows Explorer 7 keeps stopping

16 Bit Operating systems haven't been around for a long time, it is either 32 or 64 Bit.
Running multiple anti-virus systems can cause conflict and only one should be installed.
You may have more luck posting this in the Virus/Trojan/ Spyware help section as it could be a virus.

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Hi
 
I copied some files from my old HP laptop with xp, burnt them with burnaware onto a dvd. Now on my new laptop (lenovo g580 W7 64bit) I tried to take them off the DVD and move to my local drive, when I was moving them from disc to drive explorer gave me a message saying 'Invalid MS-dos function' and the usual try again or cancel option.
 
Thinking some of the files on disc might be corrupt I ran
 
xcopy F:\*.*/s > C:\test1
 
And got the message in my topic title File creation error - Data error (cyclic redundancy check).
 
Now I don't have clue what this means and I can only tell you I have an output file in C, as per the command instructions, with almost all the files listed, some are missing but some of the ones there are the corrupt ones and some of the ones missing I think are fine.
 
Doesn't really lead me to the issue unless someone can decipher the error message I got?
 
Thanks
 
Andrew
 

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Hi all,I need dos command to compare the file creation date and the modified date.My scenario is,If user inputs the folder path to the batch file, i have to provide the file list (which are under sub folders of the given folder) ,which do ot have creation date and modified date as same.can anyone help in thisThanksVanisree

Answer:Dos command to compare file creation date and modified date

You need a CMD.EXE Command Prompt solution, XP does not have MS-DOShttp://ss64.com/nt/ARM Devices are the future, great British Design !

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Excel file streaming - Need to know how to turn on "Word Wrap" when creating an excel file (outside of Excel).

I can already stream the data to an excel-style file, but am unable to find what hex codes to dump to the file to cause the entire 1st row of the spread-sheet to have "Word Wrap" turned on...

Help,... glub glub...

michael
 

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Question: PDF Creation

Hi All!Posted this request last year but I am back!I now have an improved document of 13.7MB (oops!)and desperately require it in PDF format. Without me spending a small fortune, who would like to take up the challenge of helping me out of a tight corner with either advice or help.Thanks.Gary

Answer:PDF Creation

Or just seemed like it! click here

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I have some files that I'd like to burn onto a DVD... how do I do that? I currently only have Nero, and if it does convert the files into DVD format, I haven't figured it out. Any help? Thanks...
 

Answer:AVI or MPG DVD creation

Burning them as MPG or AVI should be as simple as adding them to a data DVD project in Nero, and burning.

However, if you want to create a DVD that is playable in (non DivX) DVD players, then you will need to convert the files into DVD format first. I've always liked DivXToDVD for this purpose. This will convert an AVI or MPEG video into an ISO file. You can then burn this ISO file as a data DVD project, and it will translate into the necessary file structure (ie. VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS at the disc's root) as well as the correct filetypes (*.VOB).

However, DivXtoDVD has been discontinued, and the SHAREWARE version ConvertXToDVD has replaced it. I've never used this, so I can't comment on what kind of job it does.

Another freeware alternative is AVI2DVD, but I've found that this program often messes up the sync between video and audio.

All these programs work the same... put in an AVI/MPEG, spit out an ISO, then burn the ISO, and you should have a working disc. Let us know if you have any problems.
 

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Question: Web creation

Ok guys this is my second visit here since the forum started.Ive looked through various bits & bobs ..Thanks FE / Taran some of the questions are answered allready.. 1st question is .I Hope I can explain this without my usual clarity..LOL.If your designing a simple page with just a couple of hyperlinks buttons (say for additional info )then a contact link (email address)) How would you work out how much Space Or is it Bandwidth (size of site to Hire)to lease?? and how to you ensure it gets linked to a search engine ..I Dont have any Web space to try anything on So no Idea of How to publish /upload etc..Other than making a page and sticking it on cd to view ..

Answer:Web creation

Oh by the way Ive search through and made favourites of most of the links suggested in the posts available ,will continue to look at each link providing I can get to the web ,Isp a real pain lately .. Thanks for any input..in advance.......

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Question: DvD Creation

I burned a DVD of "Motivational Posters" and some music. It burned correctly and it loads in everything.

The problem is that my DVD player sucks. It only plays the pictures and I can't find any way to play the music at all.

So my question is:

Is there a way I can set up a DVD menu type thing to open up the music folder by folder?

EDIT:

I meant on the same disk. It's a DVD+R. Or am I going to have to make a new disk? and If I were to make a new disk what free software could I use for MP3's? Burner XP is what I used, and Xilisoft's DVD Creator only allows me to work with Videos.

Answer:DvD Creation

The only option for a DVD to play music if it does not support mp3's, is to encode the music into a dvd Movie with either a blank video track or even some of the poster images you have used. Most DVD players do support file browsing for mp3 so try messing around with the menus when you have the disc inserted.

Hope this helps!

High500

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Question: ZIP creation

I tried searching for a thread on how to make .zip files but for some reason when i search, it says "fatal error"

So I have to make a thread.

Anyways, how can i make .zip files, do i need a program? if so , are there free ones?

Thanks

Answer:ZIP creation

Have you tried:

Right Click > Send to > Compressed (Zipped) Folder ?

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Question: value creation

hi can anyone please help me im geting a message
saying value creation failed at line 18
its causeing me alot of problems i cant seem to turn off computer
and when i restart i get the above message
thanks for any help
 

Answer:value creation

This could be the reason for the error.
http://support.gateway.com/s/MISC/Virus/troubleshootsu29.shtml
 

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Question: PDF Creation

Does anyone know of software that will create a PDF file from scratch without using another application such as Word, notepad, etc?

Answer:PDF Creation

You can use OpenOffice and it's Sun PDF Import extension.
http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/project/pdfimport

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Question: CD creation

Is there a programme which I can use to backup which allows file names greater than 25 characters. I have used Nero and easy CD creator but when using any of these I have to rename most of my files which is both time consuming and confusing when restoring backups. To resolve this problem I use Easy CD Creador direct CD using the CD/RW disc in same type of format a floppy disk. I have to locate files from various sources - copy into a folder then paste folder into disk or drag and drop. The problem with this is time consuming.I am using Window 98SE

Answer:CD creation

click here for cobian - I use it to copy and zip files to one location and then can burn the zip to CD.I know it is not ideal, but works well for me.

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Question: map creation

How do I create a uk map for my web site, also I need to pin point large towns and citys and link back to home page. Or is there anything that I can copy and use? Thanks

Answer:map creation

If you don't have one just tell me how big you want it, and what area of the UK you need. I can zoom in for as much detail as you want. Getting the right amount of detail and just the towns that you want is difficult. For that kind of control you would need to import a WMF into a program like Draw Plus, Page Plus click here or Corel Draw, type in the names of the towns and export the whole as a GIF.GIF Image: click hereWMF: click here

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Question: PHP Creation

Hi guys i was wondering if anyone could recommend a PHP creation software. I want to learn and create a website in php, but i dont know what software to use.

Thanks guys

Mick
 

Answer:PHP Creation

I would learn it. http://www.w3schools.com/php/default.asp
 

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Question: Jpg vcd creation

Where can i download s/w for converting jpg files to mpeg2 file format? I have been wanting to convert my jpg files so tat i can burn them using Nero Burning Rom / Easy CD Creator and play the video in a VCD/DVD player.

PLs help mi solve this problem.
 

Answer:Jpg vcd creation

Hiya

Found this:

http://www.roxio.com/en/products/videopack/vpfunctions.html

just search for jpg.

Ah, here's something.

Use something like BBMPEG and the list option and define the number of
frames to last 25 x the number of seconds you want them to be on screen.
Resize them to 720 x 576 first and output to MPEG2 for best quality.

Resize them to 352 x 288 for MPEG1 or VCD

These settings are for PAL.Click to expand...

http://groups.google.com/groups?q=c...[email protected]&rnum=2

and the program:

http://www.divx-digest.com/software/avi2mpg2.html

See if that works.

Regards

eddie
 

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Question: DVD Creation

Hi,Does anybody at all know of a program similar to DVD Lab Pro, which allows moving menus etc. i did have DVD lab pro on trial but i don't think that the program is worth the 120 price. I would like a program that has a 30 day trial with no other limitations then i can decide whether to buy, thanks alot for your time, any responses will be greatly appreciated.

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Hi, new here...you guys have a poop ton of the info I crave so I choose ya'll.

Anywho, with that done:
Can someone PLEASE tell me what in God's creation is the "4fe0556.exe" running in my processes? I've searched high and low with no success and don't want it there if its not needed. So, if anybody has a clue as to what this is, and could help me out, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to offer.

Note: I've run all the prelimenary steps that are described/recommended on this site and have also run through all the spyware/malware steps in order to attain cleanliness. BTW, thanks for those steps, my computer was F*ed up something nasty and seems to be back to normal. The only thing really concerning me now is my processes b/c on average its at 50-55 processes with anywhere from 50-80% CPU Usage. I would like to decrease this if possible.

Comp Specs:
HP Pavilion zd8000
Windows XP (SP2)
Pentium 4 @ 3.20 GHz
512 MB of RAM
12% (11446 MB) of disk space usage for System Restore
768-2000 MB Paging File for Virtual Memory on C: Drive

If any additional info is needed, please let me know. Thanks again.
 

Answer:Ok...what in God's creation....?

snellyville said:



Anywho, with that done:
Can someone PLEASE tell me what in God's creation is the "4fe0556.exe" running in my processes? I've searched high and low with no success and don't want it there if its not needed. So, if anybody has a clue as to what this is, and could help me out, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to offer.Click to expand...

I'm not certain what it does, but I wager if you were to search your hard drive for that file, you would find it in c:\windows\temp. There always seems to be some randomly named exe in that folder running in the background. As far as I've been able to figure out, it is normal.
 

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Question: DVD Creation

I'm sure several dozen threads have banged this topic into submission before, but my head is spinning from all the reading I've done lately... So if someone could just point me in the right direction at 'least, heh.

Mainly, I'm looking for a good tool to create DVD-Rs out of existing video files on my computer (in a way that will allow them to play on stand-alone players), most of the guides and such that I tend to find usually detail the opposite process... That is, how to rip/encode DVDs and other stuff for portable players, HTPCs, etc. From what I understand tools like Handbrake/AutoGK simply perform this conversion...

So what exactly do I need to go in the opposite direction? Do I need to use an authoring program like TMPGEnc or will something like SUPER suffice for a quick burn? To be honest I haven't really dived in and tried using any of these programs yet, most I've done is make backup copies of my own DVDs (or my cousin's toddler's movies) using DVD Decrypter and DVD Shrink.
 

Answer:DVD Creation

VSO ConvertX to DVD. Does exactly this and is easy to use.
 

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hello all,

i want a CSS code to create a table that should apply to its rows and columns as well. i tried to do it by creating a style sheet with width= 1px and some color to it. but it is applying only to table border. if i try to apply same to <td> then apply seperatly.

So i want a code to do all thing at a glance.
please help me on this.
 

Answer:Creation of table in CSS

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/tables.html
 

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Question: web page creation

can anyone recomend a program that will let me create/update a web page with ease please, my only experience was writing basic for the speccy so no idea on writing code so want something that I can probably just drag and drop if poss, I belong to a society who's web page has not been touched for nearly 3 years and desperatly needs updating

Answer:web page creation

Take a look at freeserifsoftware.com for their web tool- as close to drag and drop as you will get.

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Question: website creation??

hey im wanting to ceate a website, nothing to insane just something for me to tinker on and a place to show of some artwork, so i was wondering what is the best way to create a website?? i used to know this but i never actually used the info, i checked a couple other forums and didnt see a thread like this srry if its in the wrong place.
 

Answer:website creation??

This is an issue that is really beyond the scope of few lines in a Forum.

This is the rock bottom possible,

Next step evaluate Web Sites authoring applications and decide wahts fit your style and lvevl of complexity.This issue is really beyond the scope of few lines in a Forum.

This is the rock bottom possible, Simple Serving.

How to connect to a Computer/Server through the Internet.

Next step, evaluate Web Sites authoring applications, and decide what fits your style, and desired level of complexity.

Depending on traffic and ISP TOS, you have to decide whether to host at Home, or use a Hosting service.
 

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I'm trying to change PDF creation software, and I hope I can get some recommendations here.  The following are the parameters:
 
1.  Must be free, not trail or shareware.
2.  Foxit out of the question.
 
I'm currently using one, but I don't want to say what it is, so the results isn't skewed.
 
Thanks in Advance.

Answer:PDF creation software

i can't say microsoft word is free but it is probably already on your machine. the later versions will export to pdf. use of a google account may also make it possible. you could attemot uploading an attachment to gmail (or into google drive) then selecting the" change format to google docs format" option and then opening the google doc and selecting pdf as a download option.

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Question: Webpage Creation

Does anyone know of a good forum that deals with making websites ??

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I have an excel spreadsheet that I am using with several VLOOKUP values referencing customer survey questions. There are several ticket numbers one one sheet that each have a series of questions asked to the customer, along with a rating of 1-5. I have a list validation with a dropdown that points to a ticket #, and based on that ticket number, the appropriate questions are displayed for that question. I also have a tech assigned to each of the tickets, so when a ticket # is chosen from the dropdown, the appropriate tech's name is also displayed.

What I am trying to do is have a checkbox, Yes/No, or True/False cell where the tech can toggle the value for each ticket. I know I can create a "third" column for the Yes/No value with another VLOOKUP to tie in to each ticket, but how can I get the value to be displayed based upon what the tech is choosing in the same cell?

ie. I want cell A1 to be a vlookup for the value in B1 (ticket # chosen from dropdown) a range of C1:C20 (list of ticket #'s), but I also want the tech to be able to choose the value.

I know this can be done in Access with a simple checkbox. Can the same be done in Excel?
 

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Question: web page creation

can anyone recomend a program that will let me create/update a web page with ease please, my only experience was writing basic for the speccy so no idea on writing code so want something that I can probably just drag and drop if poss, I belong to a society who's web page has not been touched for nearly 3 years and desperatly needs updating

Answer:web page creation

I think you would be better off posting this on the web design forum(?)

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Question: Logo Creation

Hi Folks,

Need some help with creating a logo.

here are few examples:



The theme is Team Work. The name is Boxty and you can add your own slogan while i got "One spirit, one team, one win?" Need this ASAP as my laptop is giving me hard time.

Answer:Logo Creation

Not sure on size n stuff but this is my first idea

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Hey,

I want to make a TV Commercial for my DiDA IT GCSE, as I need to promote a company that we have created.
How do I go about doing this?
Also, which software would be best? I don't mind if there trials.

Thanks

Answer:Tv Commercial Creation

I am not an expert in video production and design (more of the graphic design type), but I do have several friends who are into video production. They use and highly recommend Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. I am a huge fan of Adobe and I use all of their products for my graphic design work. BTW, both of these programs have trial version available.

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I need to build a small website for my Mum & Dad's new boat-trip business - nothing too elaborate. I have built sites before using Microsoft Publisher. This was very simple to do, but graphics always came out fuzzy on the internet. What software could I use (Less than 200) that is very simple? I have no knowledge of HTML. Is there something I can use just like Publisher (ie - put picture and text on and it converts it all to code) but that will keep pictures clear? Many thanks for help.

Answer:Which Web Creation Software? Help!

Thank you for that! I have always just been puting pictures in and have never really thought about the size. I'll give that a go on Publisher

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Im taking a class on my own on programming... I tried asking for help where Im taking this class but no response... I was hoping to get some help here in learning this better...

Question.....................

You have a database of student records. The database contains the following information:

StudentName

StudentIDNumber

Major Valid data > Business, Math, English, History,

GradeAverage Valid Data > 1.0 to 4.0 in .1 increments

ClassYear Valid Data > 1, 2, 3, 4 - each number represents the class year with 1 = Freshmen, 2 = Sophomore, etc.
Write the pseudocode for a program which will read this file of information and print a letter to each student who is eligible to join the new Honor Society. No students belong to it yet. Freshmen may not join the Honor Society, but membership is open to all other students who have a 3.5 average or above. There is a scholarship available for a History major who is a member of the Honor Society, so all history majors will need a special message (on the same letter is fine) advising them of this possibility.

Im struggling here.... I tried writing some but got confused... Any help here is greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:Need help with pseudocode creation

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Question: Dvd Menu Creation

Hi,
I am having 3 movies (.vob files and supporting files) which can be copied to 4.5gb DVD. I am able to copy all the files. But, Please help me in creating a menu for all the three movies, by which, if I select the third menu item, it has to play the third movie.

Answer:Dvd Menu Creation

There are plenty of softwares to do that, such as Nero.What do you use? It may already be equipped to do that.

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Question: Music Creation

I want to get into the electronica scene, but I have no idea where to start. Plus, I'm kinda on a budjet of $400, so a big expensive synth is out of the question.

Answer:Music Creation

Hi there! My first port of call would be to visit Sonic Spot and have a look at some software called 'Fruity Loops'. This software has been around for some time now and features many plugins, tutorials etc.Also have a look at Hitsquad a brilliant resource for music information and software.Head over to Propellerheads website they have some brilliant software, and have a couple of free downloads such as Rebirth 303!!

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Question: web page creation

can anyone recomend a program that will let me create/update a web page with ease please, my only experience was writing basic for the speccy so no idea on writing code so want something that I can probably just drag and drop if poss, I belong to a society who's web page has not been touched for nearly 3 years and desperatly needs updating

Answer:web page creation

posted twice in error, sorry

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Question: Package Creation

Hi,
COuld anyone let me know the steps to create a package?I was told that initially I have to create a folder(with the package name), then write a program that starts with "package package_name;", then another program starting with "import package_name.class_name".Im confused abou this because instead of creating the folder/package manually, I had come across something like javac -d java_filename.java or something which creates the package & places the class file in it.
Could anyone let me know the exact procedure?
Thanks.
 

Answer:Package Creation

You should have a read to this page for a start.
 

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