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    Windows 10 Overwriting a file, does it preserve permissions?

    When I overwrite a file (e.g. with a file copy command from Puppet, SaltStack, or Chef) that was set specific permissions, may the set permissions be lost or no? I ask because I want to store a password in a file accessible only to SYSTEM user and Admin users, and am afraid that when I...
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    Windows 10 Unable to Rename File or Folder on Network Server

    Hello Everyone and nice to meet you, I am having an issue as follows: When I go to a network server/network location of my company, I am able to create, view, and delete new files or folders. But, I cannot Rename the files or folders that I have created. On the other hand, I can create...
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    Windows 10 Answer File to Automate Startup of New Computer

    I am looking for some help/advice in creating an answer file to automate the first time boot of a Windows 10 computer. I prepare many of these computers for customers and would like to automate the process. How do I make an answer file to accomplish this?
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    Smart Playlist Files

    I am trying to find a new music player for Windows that supports .m3u playlists for regular playlist but also supports smart playlists. I cannot find a music player that supports smart playlist as a file except for Windows Media Player. Itunes supports smart playlists but each playlist is not a...
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    Windows 7 No File Opener

    Hi I know it sounds like a kinda pointless thing to do, but does anyone know how to reset default file opener to "no program" in a windows 7 computer. And reset it back to this: little icon. I accidentally set the wrong default file opener, and I don't have any other program to open this type...
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    Photo App Album File Location

    I love the new Windows 10 Photo Album and I want to be able to backup the album file. (Not export the album pictures into a folder) But the file that contains the list of pictures and videos of what is in the album. But I cannot find it anywhere on my Computer. The reason for this is that I...
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    Windows 7 Can not delete file

    I have a file in a directory called "footer." This file was evidently created by some software I have. All my attempts to delete this file come back with: "Could Not Find some_long_path\footer." Yet the file shows both in Explorer and when I type "dir" from a command window. In Explorer the...
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    Windows 8 [SOLVED] Cannot delete file, cannot take ownership, cannot even read permissions !

    There are a lot of threads on files or directories with access or deletion troubles, but this problem seems a little different, because apparently even the machine Administrator doesn't have Read permission on this file. In Windows 8.1, I created this .avi file and something went wrong when...