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Q: when opening a folder it is 180 degree out of sync

When I open a folder the page is reversed. Example the X to close the folder is normally on the upper right side it is now on the upper left. Every thing is justified to the right not to the left. help?

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Hi nbsp We have few laptops windows pro for sales rep and Offline file enable to sync their documents which are on SBS server nbsp I don't know why it try to sync some other users My video My music etc files and error says quot access denied quot or ldquo The Process cannot access the file because it is being used by in with denied or access and to user sync sync failed try and already files use files Offline other folder file another process Offline file sync try to sync other user files and folder and failed with access denied or files already in use rdquo nbsp we have tried many times and confirm there's no one using those files but still same error nbsp I found this article on forumbut not sure how much this valid to SBS and if it's known issue why not there's fix patch yet from Microsoft On the server I had to ADD this reg entry and set it to HKEY LOCAL MACHINE System CurrentControlSet Services MRXSmb Parameters OplocksDisabled REG DWORD or Default not disabled And then Changed this entry to HKEY LOCAL MACHINE SYSTEM CurrentControlSet Services LanmanServer Parameters EnableOplocks REG DWORD or Default enabled Regards ayaz

A:Offline file sync try to sync other user files and folder and failed with access denied or files already in use

Hi Scott
I found the problem and use following method to fix it
1) Check SBS group policy
2) Check permission on CSC folders (I delete all folder under this folder and check permission on this folder)
3) Reinitialize Cache database, there are different method but i use following
http://www.networknet.nl/apps/wp/archives/1093
And finally restart PC
Regards
 ayaz

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I would like to work off my local hard drive rather than on my network b/c of performance issues. I noticed sync center has a 2-way sync but I cannot find how to set it up. Can anyone help?

A:How do I setup a 2-way sync b/t local folder to network folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by allenfisher


I would like to work off my local hard drive rather than on my network b/c of performance issues. I noticed sync center has a 2-way sync but I cannot find how to set it up. Can anyone help?


This tutorial maybe of use to you

Sync Offline Files

If not please further expand on your issue and we will do our best to help

Many Thanks,
Josh

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This is my first post

When I open Outlook 2007 on my xp pro sp3 dell dimension 5150, I get this message:
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After a few seconds, the connection works.

I have a microsoft exchange outlook license with my isp 1and1.com to synchronize my laptop, iphone and desktop.

It has worked fine for over a year. I have never seen this message before.

A:Contact Sync error when opening Outlook

May be useful, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842284.Moving from XP to Web Browsing/Email, more appropriate forum.Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/318433/contact-sync-error-when-opening-outlook/
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A:How to set up a folder to sync 24/7.

FreeFileSync | Download FreeFileSync software for free at SourceForge.net

This worked perfect...

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/113692-how-set-up-folder-sync-24-7-a.html
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Hi All,

I just got a laptop. Is there an efficient, free way to sync select folders on my laptop with others on my desktop over a network? I want to sync my documents and my music, and windows 'groove sync' tool only offers 2 gigs, so that's out of the question. I'm not sure how to go about doing this...

Thanks!
 

A:folder sync?

For synchronizing backup folders, SyncToy, available free from Microsoft.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/folder-sync.568118/
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Please assist.

A:.exe disguised as a folder got me again! No folder options, and strange page constantly opening in browser

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I like to open my Temporary Internet Files from time to time to eliminate misc. items.....but, everytime I open the folder an Internet Explorer warning comes up that says,
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How can I get this warning to stop popping up?
 

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i am having lan of some 100 pc located at various location . how i can syncronize
my projecthomefolders on these machines .OS is win 98/XP.
i need to update some forms now & then . how i can make this proccess automatically to copy source folder on my machine(winXP) and project folder on target locations .
any tools ?.
any way through batch files ?
thanks in advance
 

A:sync folder on machines over LAN

You want to synchronize 100 machines?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sync-folder-on-machines-over-lan.603695/
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I have a nailed up VPN between 2 sites the remote site is connected to the main and is joined to the domain.

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Many thanks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vpn-and-offline-folder-sync-help-please.649461/
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A:Solved: How to set up a folder to sync 24/7.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/freefilesync/

This worked perfect for me...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-how-to-set-up-a-folder-to-sync-24-7.952295/
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Is there any way that i will be able to select a large group of folders and select their contents to cut to another folder.

Here is the situation

Itunes has messed around with my music and i would like to move it out of it album folder and just put all the tracks into a music folder. How do i do this.

i have herd i may be able to create a registry or something like that to do this job as you can delete folder contents in this way.

A:[SOLVED] Select the contents of a folder to cut without opening the folder

You want to copy ALL files in a specific folder?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-select-the-contents-of-a-folder-to-cut-without-opening-the-folder-407929.html
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For some reason, the right-click context menu on any of my folders now defaults to Search..., but this is not in my Folder or File Folder in File Types.

I will post an HJT log if needed.
 

A:Solved: Opening any folder opens the Search folder

Start> Run> type: regedit and hit OK.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Directory \ shell
click on shell in the left pane and in the right panel check that default is set to data value none.
If you make any changes, you have to reboot for changes to take effect.
 

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As the title says I'm really messed up and don't know what I've done.

When I try and open My Pictures for example it opens up command prompt for that folder. I've been messing about in My Computer trying to change folder icons. But some how I've managed to stop opening fodlers.

Any help would be appreicated greatly.

Thanks
 

A:Opening a folder opens Command Prompt for the folder.

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_folder_open.htm

run that fix, by saving it to your desktop

that should sort the problem

joan
 

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Hey people.

Im after trying to sync a folder from my laptop to a network share on a windows 2003 file server. Not exactly sure how to go about doing it. I would like files to sync both ways so any changes i make to the folder on my laptop get applied to the share on my file server and any changes to the share on the file server are applied to the file on my laptop.

I had a look at sync centre which i believe is 7's version of offline files. I made a test share on my file server and set it to "Always Available Offline"

Now where do i go from here? Is it just a case of setting the foder on my laptop to point towards the network share?

Any help would be great

thanks

A:Sync Folder with a network share

Well this isn't exactly automatically sync but...

You can use robocopy

I uploaded the .exe here

2shared - download robocopy.exe

Just make the following .bat file

@echo off

robocopy "C:\users\tom\desktop" "F:\desktop" /mir /s

echo Backup Complete

pause


In case you're wondering the destination folders don't create themselves.. < yes, i've had people who told me the script was not working but only because they did not create the destination folder>

It will only take long the first time you copy the files then you can just update the network drive automatically by running the bat file.

Guess if you want you can set it to run at shutdown / startup that way, nothing to worry about.

It's not THE solution. But it could work

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/21217-sync-folder-network-share.html
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A:Best way to sync mp3 folder to an android phone?

Hi. Calm down! I guess you just changed from iPhone to Android phone not long ago? Once you plug in your Android, you should see a portable device folder where you can manage all the files in your Android. If this doesn't work, there are also many desktop syncing programs just like iTunes, such as iTools, Apowersoft Phone Manager, MobileGo, etc. However, personally, I would recommend you to use wireless apps like AirMore for managing Android files on web or Pushbullet for transferring files in a fast way.

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My problem is now I'm dealing with folders that contain 10-30GB's. Briefcase begins to scan for differences and quickly shuts down.

Any ideas on a sync program that can handle folders this size?

BTW, I don't know if it makes a difference but the main disk with data folders is basic while the slave drive to be synced is dynamic.
 

A:Data folder sync program

you could just copy the files and when it asks you to replace existing files, hold "SHIFT" while you click no.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/data-folder-sync-program.166157/
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hi,

well found on the net that it should be possible (Win 8 off course) to sync a folder or more between 2 computers, but when i try to do this, it does not work.

Am not interested in Skydrive, used it, do not like it.

Am not interested to buy or use freeware to do so, since Win 8 offers this in the software, but has anyone been able to get this working?

Apparantly this should be possible in both directions.

Any idea's

Thanks
Jeff

A:Sync folder between 2 computers, 2 directions

http://winsupersite.com/article/wind...ple-pcs-143439

One of the things that this Thurrott's article talks about is...Windows 8 doesn?t provide any native PC-to-PC file sync capability.

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Hello all We have an issue with offline folder sync conflicts folder Offline on Windows All the users have sync conflicts errors We use the Offline folder sync conflicts CIFS for our users nbsp home directory offline folder nbsp I have Offline folder sync conflicts found this solution Click Start type regedit in the Start Search box and then press ENTERLocate and then click the following registry subkey HKEY LOCAL MACHINE Offline folder sync conflicts Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion NetCache nbsp On the Edit menu point to New and then click Key Type SyncConflictHandling and then press ENTERRight-click SyncConflictHandling point to New and then click Expandable String Value Type the path of the network share as the value name for example servername share Right-click the value name and then click Modify In the Value data box enter a value listed in the table below and then click OK The possible values for SyncConflictHandling and a description of each value is listed is this table What is the best way to fix the offline folder sync conflict issue nbsp Thanks Ira

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Up until now, I've synced my music folders between my stationary computer and laptop through dropbox (I have over 60GB space). But I feel that there must be a better way to do it, without syncing through the internet.
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I did try setting up a Homegroup, but I'm not sure that my computers are connected. My stationary computer doesn't read wi-fi, but is connected to a router which is connected to a wi-fi-router which my laptop is connected to, so technically they should be connected? I'm a big noob when it comes to networks, so I'm turning to you guys for help now!

Kerry

A:Sync folder like dropbox (Homegroup)

Welcome
You can try Karens Replicator, which makes automatic back ups and see if that is suitable for your needs.
http://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptreplicator.asp
I know it works great for backups to my external.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/262922-sync-folder-like-dropbox-homegroup.html
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A:Sync/Copy huge folder

Since video files(video captures mainly) tend to chew up drive space fast I made sure I had large storage as well as large OS drives when first putting the present case together. It won't take long to fill up a small drive when you keep adding new files however.

Even with the 1tb dirves in use here the oldest files are deleted to make room for the new after so long to avoid crowding. For keeping a growing number of files for lengthy periods of time if all are the same type you would still use one main folder possibly with a few sub folders to keep the new and old separated rather then having two root folders for the same.

To keep the oldest indefinitely then you have to start looking at increasing the overall storage capacity of the secondary storage drives internal or external in order to still be able to add new files as you go along. At some point however the files will still be more then the total storage capacity where some will simply have to go or be burned to removable media in dvd form.

What periodic scheduled backups will do is simply add the new with the old files as you go along by overwriting the existing files in the same folder with the same plus add the new in at the same time. Simply copying each new file over to the folder on the other drive will see that done.

Once all the latest files are backed up there you simply start nuking the older files from the C drive to avoid running out of space fast and seeing things like the "out of memory" error when there's not enough room for the paging file to be created. But 160gb is "tiny" when considering what you are trying to back up! Even a 500gb drive can fill rather quickly.

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/259653-sync-copy-huge-folder.html
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A:Best File/Folder sync software (on-the-fly)?

FreeFileSync now has a real-time option. I personally don't use that feature because I don't need it but it may be worth a try.
http://freefilesync.sourceforge.net/

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/225674-best-file-folder-sync-software-fly.html
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Our users "my documents" folders are set up for redirection to \\ourserver\users

We have an XP based machine ( machine X ) that was used by person A, each time they logged off it synchronized as expected.

However machine X is now used by another user B.

Whenever user B logs off user A's offline files still keep synchronising, have deleted all the files from the offline folder I still cannot see a way of stopping user A's files and starting the new user B's files sync.

User A's files were accounting type files and are sensitive files that should not be viewed by others, however by still sync to the offline files folder they can be easily viewed.

Any thoughts as how I can stop this and re-direct the new users files to sync as I need to release this pc for general use.

Cheers.
 

A:Offline files / folder sync

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307853

You need to unmark the old users' folders for offline use, apply, reboot and make sure that the machine can see the domain and be made happy on that front, log in as the new user and then mark those new folders for offline use.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/offline-files-folder-sync.910752/
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I have to ask I have spent the better part of a day trying to figure out what I had originally thought would be a relatively simple task I want to have one folder college class files one two computers Any time the computers are on the same network this folder is synced And when I say sync I mean any Good Exist? actually Sync, Does Folder it changes to files and or any new files on EITHER machine are sent to the other so both machines are kept with a totally complete verison of this folder Simple right NO Microsoft offline -NOPE firstly all this does is have one computer at as a server to the other not to mention that windows file sharing will only work sort of sometimes Secondly when windows saves a file offline on another machine it puts Good Folder Sync, Does it actually Exist? them into some magical temporary location that I don't know of which is not very helpful I don't want to have to go to a Good Folder Sync, Does it actually Exist? network drive to access the notes on a computer plus I can't have other applications like one note create new notebooks sections in this folder because it is an quot always offline quot special synced folder stored in some land far far away that I don't know of Windows offline is great if you want sync in one direction that is if new documents are being created on one machine and always being updated to another I'm taking notes in college I'm gonna be creating new documents on both comps all the time and I want them to be synced for both computers in both directions I'm not explaining that idea too well but I think you get the basic idea Groove -BIG NO here's a simple concept a program that provides excellent sync capability oh unless you happen to use VISTA x Shared Notebooks in Onenote -This is a twofold problem first I'd liek to be able to sync more than just onenote Second is similar to windows offline When I open a shared notebook on another computer it is stored in onenote but I don't know where it is example to clarify On both computers I have a folder called college One one comp I create a shared notebook called caculus One the otehr I open the shared notebook THis shared notebook is made available but WHERE I cannot chose to have is shared to the corresponding quot college quot folder on the other computer So again this is essentailly a oneway sync It is not purely two identical folders on two different computers where a change to that folde ron either comp with update to the other comp Is there any easy way to do what i am talking about because I have been looking for some time and still nto found a truly simple workable solution

A:Good Folder Sync, Does it actually Exist?

I use 'foldershare' which works really well between a vista 32 (laptop) vista 64 (desktop) and XP (another desktop). Link is here https://www.foldershare.com/

I believe they were recently bought by microsoft so should be compliant. Just one thing to note - I think there is a file limit - you can share to a max of 10,000 files!

Hope this helps

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Hi!
I upgraded my samsung laptop to w10 & recently bought a linx w10 tablet. I also have an Android 5.1 smartphone. I set up onedrive on all 3.

The tablet & smartphone function properly. They see the docs i loaded from the laptop, tablet & phone. The pc only sees the files that I uploaded from the pc.

I tried following tutorials about "fetch files", but I don't have the onedrive icon in my pc task bar. I can't find it as an app on my computer, only as a folder in file explorer. therefore I can't get into any of the settings.

What am I doing / have i done wrong & what do I need to do to sort this out please?

Any help / advice gratefully received, especially if it's formulated for absolute beginners.

Oh! I forgot to mention : onenote functions without issues on all 3 machines & works on the same microsoft account.

Thanks in advance.

John.

A:Can't get onedrive to sync properly, & can only see it as a folder

Hello and welcome to TenForums!

There should be a small cloud icon in the Taskbar system tray which is OneDrive. If it is not visible you can try the following:

Go to Settings -> System and Notifications and Actions and click Select which icons appear on the Taskbar:
Then scroll down to turn on the OneDrive icon so that it is always visible.

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/41446-cant-get-onedrive-sync-properly-can-only-see-folder.html
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Hi!
I upgraded my samsung laptop to w10 & recently bought a linx w10 tablet. I also have an Android 5.1 smartphone. I set up onedrive on all 3.

The tablet & smartphone function properly. They see the docs i loaded from the laptop, tablet & phone. The pc only sees the files that I uploaded from the pc.

I tried following tutorials about "fetch files", but I don't have the onedrive icon in my pc task bar. I can't find it as an app on my computer, only as a folder in file explorer. therefore I can't get into any of the settings.

What am I doing / have i done wrong & what do I need to do to sort this out please?

Any help / advice gratefully received, especially if it's formulated for absolute beginners.

Oh! I forgot to mention : onenote functions without issues on all 3 machines & works on the same microsoft account.

Thanks in advance.

John.

A:Can't get onedrive to sync properly, & can only see it as a folder

Hello and welcome to TenForums!

There should be a small cloud icon in the Taskbar system tray which is OneDrive. If it is not visible you can try the following:

Go to Settings -> System and Notifications and Actions and click Select which icons appear on the Taskbar:
Then scroll down to turn on the OneDrive icon so that it is always visible.

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/41446-cant-get-onedrive-sync-properly-can-only-see-folder.html
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A:Sync local folder on office pc w/ local folder on Surface Pro???

I would agree that having a cloud storage would be nice should the office server go down. You do know that you don't have to sync the entire share folder and programs right? You can sync just individual files that are actually being used and changed. As far as extra storage goes, no need to tote around an external HD. Why not get a couple USB 3.0 flash drives or sdcards? And I really do mean get 2-3, just in case one should fail you have some kind of a backup. You can never rely on a single backup.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/553249/sync-local-folder-on-office-pc-w-local-folder-on-surface-pro/
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A:How to redirect Google Drive to sync a certain folder?

Use Symbolic Link. Here you can find a complete guide.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16226/complete-guide-to-symbolic-links-symlinks-on-windows-or-linux/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-redirect-google-drive-to-sync-a-certain-folder.1163550/
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Have you tried Microsoft sync center?

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A:Vista Offline Folder Sync Issue

Bump. Request for help.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/vista-offline-folder-sync-issue-460592.html
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A:How do I set up a sync between my documents folder and a spare drive?

SyncBack gets mentioned often here.

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Code:
Set _Src=%Userprofile%\Documents
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Switches:

Code:
/R Number of retry attempts
/W Time to wait between retries
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/E Include subfolders
/XO Exclude older files
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-set-up-a-sync-between-my-documents-folder-and-a-spare-drive.878996/
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A:Outlook 2013 Folder Sync Issues

With no way of knowing what you actually tried, in what order, and if all is back to where it was, all I can really suggest is that you remove the account info from Outlook, and create a new account. Working or not, at that point, please let us know.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/outlook-2013-folder-sync-issues.1113920/
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A:Folder content missing after sync (Windows 7 x64)

Hi sysvatar and welcome to the Forum.
I have never used a roaming profile o may not be much help but your post was getting a little near to the bottom of th epage and then might get a bit lost!
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(in the attachment screenshot, it will take the green loading bar to full to show the files, very long time taken.)
 

A:Very slow opening a folder, only 1 folder happen.

it depends what you downloaded. If you got any unpaid or illegal downloads in that folder, you could have downloaded a lot of Malware tha usually causes a lot of problems on any computer.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/very-slow-opening-a-folder-only-1-folder-happen.980402/
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A:Outlook 2010 will not sync imap folder automatically

Hi slam5

I am Sampad from Dell Social Media.

Try the following steps :

Open Outlook > Click on Send/Receive Tab > Send/Receive groups >Settings for group "All Accounts "> Enable all the options and schedule the interval for automatic send/receive
 
 
Let me know if this worked or not.
 
Thanks and regards,
Dell_Sampad_C
Dell Social Media Responder
https://www.facebook.com/Dell
https://twitter.com/dellcares

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Is what is in the pictures what you are talking about ?

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A:Any Sync software that uploads the files in a folder to an Online server?

You will hardly find a software doing that. But you can always upload it with:

http://www.megaupload.com
Rapidshare
Hotfile

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FreeFileSync will allow you to back up folders to a network location. There is folder monitoring component called RealTimeSync which should give you what you need(caveat: I have not used that component myself). The link is in my sig.

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The Contacts folder is left over from Window Vista and if you were to go to the trouble of "reinstating" Windows Mail (the previous mail version that came only with Vista) then it would use the Contacts folder. If you have downloaded and installed WLM (a component of Windows Live Essentials) it has its own contacts database within the <user>/appdata folder tree. You can access this database only through the WLM program (and the website contacts.live.com if you sign-in since that site mirrors your "signed-in" contacts list). If you don't sign-in then you are viewing your "not-signed-in" contacts list in WLM which is also located in the appdata folder tree. If you have placed any contacts in the old Username/Contacts folder, you can import them into WLM.

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A:Help opening folder

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-opening-folder.379420/
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A:Folder keeps opening .....

go to http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/ , and download 'Hijack This!'.
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I'm not certain, but I think you can give programs priority (Prevent others from stealing focus) through the tweak program "Ultimate Windows Tweaker".

Ultimate Windows Tweaker, a TweakUI for Windows 7 & Vista | The Windows Club

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A:Opening Protected Folder

You will only be able to access that folder via two methods.

Recover the user and then login and move it or change permissions. I assume this option is not valid any longer.

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A:Opening a folder with different credentials

Try a UNC connection:
\\server\share
When prompted for credentials - do not check the option to remember them.

Restart the computer to get it to forget the credentials.
I don't recall if logging off and back on is enough to forget the credentials.

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Are you sure you wait long enough?
How many fonts did you install yourself? If you have a lot of fonts, the rendering could take some time, ya know

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A:Opening Folder Problems

Have you enabled file and printer sharing on the XP? Properly configured any non-Windows firewall or security suite?
 

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A:problem opening a folder

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A:Need help opening a locked folder

Assuming you are using XP you should login to Safe Mode and follow the instructions here for taking ownership of that folder http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&Product=winxp.
 

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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html

then

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Sorry for the delay

What version of IE are you running

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sachin

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A:very slow folder opening

any thumbs.db file in the folder?
Display option is set to details?

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Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Explorer.EXE
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18164
Application Timestamp: 4907e242
Fault Module Name: CLDemuxer.ax
Fault Module Version: 1.0.0.3113
Fault Module Timestamp: 42d4ac62
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00014a3c
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 40d4
Additional Information 2: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
Additional Information 3: 40d4
Additional Information 4: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79

A:Crashing when opening folder

fault module CLDemuxer.ax which is Cyberlink , do you have any cyberlink products? power DVD , Power cinema anything like that?

try uninstalling it or installing the latest version , or any patches that might be available

http://www.cyberlink.com/downloads/s...dex_en_GB.html

its also a good idea to update ALL you drivers

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A:Opening a folder problem

"Explore" is open. When you want to see the contents of a file using WIndows Explorer you explore it. Ok say you have a CD in the drive if you click "open" it will start what ever the cd is supposed to do, but if you click "explore" then you can see the contents of the CD. Make since or did I confuse you more??? I do that sometimes...

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Having had *problems with computer I ran, System Mechanic 6 Pro on a "Totalcare". (This may have nothing to do with the problem)

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System restore ceased to allow restore on checkpoint dating 2 months )

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Same thing happens.

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When trying to play a video file, and after just opening the related folder, I receive a Windows' error untitled
Data Execution Prevention - Microsoft Windows
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Name: Windows Explorer
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation

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A:Opening Video Folder

As Vladimirb said in your other thread this could be malware related.

Follow these instructions :
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Where did you get the video file from ? What video is it ? Could be an executable file disguised as a video (a .avi.exe file for instance). In windows explorer go to tools => folder options => view and untick "hide extensions for known file types".

Information from microsoft :
You receive a "Data Execution Prevention" error message in Windows XP SP2

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A:Folder not opening correctly!

Try and go to control panel>folders>view and click restore defaults
 

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A:XP slowing down when opening folder

Ok, i'm not sure it's an issure of malware here, i think this is happening due to the videos.

When you open a folder with AVI files in it, windows loads them all for some reason or rather even if you don't open them, and this is probably what's taking so long. perhaps if you break the folder down into subfolders, this will aid the speed.

there is a way to tweak and stop windows doing this. perhaps somebody can help with this
 

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A:PC Hangs when opening any folder

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A:"Search" pop up instead of opening folder

It is part of the Microsoft .Net Framework. I would allow it.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/N...4322-13321.htmlTry using the System Restore, pick a date prior to the trouble.Start> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> System Restore.When this opens make sure that "Restore my computer to an earlier time" is chosen, and click on Next>.The dates appearing in bold are the dates that you can restore to, click on the date that you want and then click Next> to start the System Restore, you may get the message telling you that you will have to restart your computer to start, click ok. When the computer restarts and you have logged on as the administrator a Restoration Complete page will appear, click on OK to complete the process.

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i right click on a folder, wheather it's on the desktop or in another subfolder, i get the empty desktop image for a few seconds and after that i am back on the usual desktop
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A:opening folder problem

try this:

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/opening-folder-problem-316248.html
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A:Syswow64 folder keeps opening up

@Noel Patrick's issue is the folder C:\Windows\SysWOW64 keeps opening up, not only occurs after boot. I am afraid we need to monitor this folder access history. @Patrick As I mentioned above, I suggest you enable Audit on your computer. To do it: 1. Click Start, enter GPedit.msc in the Start Search box. 2. Open the following branch.
Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Audit Security
3. Enable the following policy:
Audit object access
4. Open Windows Explorer, open the folder  C:\Windows. 5. Right click the folder SysWOW64, choose Properties->Security. Click the Advanced button.6. Click the Auditing tab. Click Continue. 7. Click Add. Then click Advanced. 8. Click the button Find Now. 9. Wait for the process finishes. Then from the users list add the following users.
BATCHCREATOR OWNEREveryone GuestsLOCAL SERVICENETWORKNETWORK SERVICESERVICESYSTEM10. After selecting each user, choose Full Control. If you would like to check which application was trying to open this folder, please open Event Viewer, check the Windows Logs\Security Log for detail information.Hope it helps.

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Fresh install of XP home SP2 and all updates
After installing the motherboard drivers
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with the raid folders on my desktop.

The PC is currently not set up for raid but have the drivers installed for future possible upgrades.

AMD Athlon XP 2500 Barton - Stock
Foxconn 600A01 via KT600
512mb corsair value ram DDR400
Maxtor Diamond Max Plus 8 - 40 gig HD
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I check msconfig and start up folder for anything that might open this folder at start but I need to look deeper,
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A:Folder opening after boot

Friendly BUMP
 

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A:Offline Folder sync issue, Win 7 Client Server 2003 Flie Server.

I've seen the complaints about this problem but with no clear resolution. There are some hot fixes listed that may help, updating to Windows 7 SP1 is supposed to help in some cases but nothing seems for certain.

No way for me to recreate this problem but apparently others have the same problem.

Offline created files disappear after re-connect

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Administratively assigned offline files on Win7 client disappear from server (Network Steve Forum)

The Group Policy settings in the next link may have an effect on this problem.

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2003/11/0...ine-files.aspx

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A:All files slow in opening from any folder

Try opening My Documents or My Computer (it doesn't matter). At the top, click Tools, and then Folder Options. Click the View tab and uncheck where it says "Automatically search for network folders and printers".

If that doesn't work, then you might want to try and scan your system for viruses and spyware.

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