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Software making files with a weird space ___file.inf

Q: Software making files with a weird space ___file.inf

Sup all

Hi i am testing a hdd software and for some reason when i backup a hdd information i get a file with a space ___file.inf, i know is not my windows cause everything else is working fine, i know is the software, BUT what i can search in the files of the software to fix that, what controls the letters of a file and spaces.

Sorry for the weird question. Forgot to mention works good on WINXP, so it has to be something on WIN7.

Thanks.

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A: Software making files with a weird space ___file.inf

Whats the name of the software, and what does it do exactly?

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A:Best software for removing all crud/tmp files and zeroing free space?

I've been using CCleaner for some time. The link is in my sig.

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A:Shredding / Wiping software cannot wipe 10,000 Free Disc Space Files!

Give this one a go, select the DoD 7 passes, and then try and find something
http://www.tolvanen.com/eraser/download.shtml

It should take hours and hours. However, the only real safe solution is to do a format - and then "erase" the whole drive.

BTW, this is free and in my opinion, the best! Why so eager to get rid of your traces tho?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shredding-wiping-software-cannot-wipe-10-000-free-disc-space-files.647768/
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A:HELP PLEASE... uninsstalling software...not enough disk space...please free space

Originally Posted by npm1


HELP PLEASE... uninsstalling software...not enough disk space...please free space http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/cry.gif

when i try to install software it comes up with (drive)not enough disk space..when i have 30gb left..

when i attempt to create a restore point twice 1st came up with 0x80070070 and 2nd was

when i load a picture it says not enough picture please close some apps/free up disk space

when i uninstall a software it says an error occured while writing installation information to disk.check to make sure enough disk space is available, and click retry or cancel end the ..

my computer has 1 harddrive split into C and D partitions...its an ACER 57357 with 4gb ram,2.16ghz-667mhz fsb-1mb l2 cache, 320gb harddrive, 4500m intergrated graphics




We could use a screenshot of your disk management console

Ken

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A:Making Space

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A:Making space on eee pc 20gb...

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/making-space-on-eee-pc-20gb.768268/
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A:IE6 Downloads making HD space disappear

That could be because when you download it downloads to you C drive into a temp folder, then moves it self over to the D drive, maybe it is not not deleting the temp files. Yea so I think you are right.

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A:My PC's fan is making weird sounds.

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A:Fan making weird noise

Hello there.

That fan is the cooler for the graphics card on your computer. It should be fairly easy to replace so long as the correct part is bought. You will need to find out what make and model graphics card that is in your computer first. I would say from the photo it looks like a fairly old ATI 3*** series card but you can check to find the model number by

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/fan-making-weird-noise.930092/
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A:Making space on a full hard drive

go ahead and download and run windirstat, and then come back here and upload the image please.

https://windirstat.info/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/making-space-on-a-full-hard-drive.1154055/
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A:Computer making weird noises...

Any "strange" noise should at least be investigated enough to determine the source.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-making-weird-noises.609460/
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A:Laptop Making Weird sound

Possibly a dirty fan, have you blown out the vents/fans with compressed air? You can pick up a can at most computer, electronics, or hardware stores.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-making-weird-sound.1072623/
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A:Cat liked my computer fan.... Now it is making a weird sound?

fur ? which fan btw ? psu ?
 

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There is HDD-Regenerator from www.dposoft.net to revive harddisks.
Works off a bootable floppy, so you could put that HD in as Master and disconnect any other HDs.
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PM won't do you any good here.
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See the sticky at the top of this forum.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ibm-deskstar-gxp-making-weird-beeps.28386/
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Dear Rylesdavis,

I would first give it a try to save your important data:
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- burn the ISO on a cdrom with Deepburner ( www.deepburner.com )
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A new harddrive for a laptop costs about 55 EUR for 80++GB, but prices may be different depending on your location.

Good luck!
Kindest regards,
Marcel - www.ictdesk.net

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UR,
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Sounds like either the harddrive or a CD-ROM. Try removing all CDs that may be in the trays and see if the sound continues.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-making-weird-freaky-noises.347248/
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Please do not create multiple threads for the same problem! Read >>Posting help read first<< if you feel you are not getting help.

Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/717110-infected-flec006-exe.html
 

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A:Computer constantly freezing and making weird noises

  
Quote: Originally Posted by heltei15


Hi, i'm having a really bothersome problem here, my computer is shutting down sometimes or either freezing and making weirds noises where i can't move even the mouse and i need to hard boot.

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We do need the actual DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

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A:Weird HDD space issue…

A lot of it probably has to do with they way individual programs calculate disk size. What program/utility are you using to see this difference?

A possibility is that one drive was initialized and formatted by Windows, and the other by a Linux based program like Partition Wizard.
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A:i got an issue that is making me crazy weird rock musics plays on my pc unexpected

For now, install Spy Sweeper (there's a special promotion where you can get it for free)

http://forums.slickdeals.net/showthread.php?t=698696

Then use it to scan your computer.

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If the HD keeps failing you could have cooling issues. One of the HW gurus would have more specific ideas I think.

Edit: But especially where you say it's a small form factor I'm thinking the ventilation may not be sufficient.

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Someone put the page file on that 5.59 GB Extended partition, useless.

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http://www.dvdflick.net/
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A:Making software for Windows & Linux?

Python, PHP, and Perl are all interpreted languages. They run more or less the same on Windows/Linux.
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A:Solved: Image making Software!

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A:Making serious hardware & software choices

All that vista compatible stuff is a marketing scheme....

All you need is ANY motherboard, and a GPU (either an integrated one or a graphics card)
Other things like a decent CPU clockspeed and a nice amount of RAM wouldnt hurt either
 

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A:Solved: Shortcut Making Software?

What's wrong with just right clicking the File or Folder and selecting copy. Then go to another folder and right click and select paste shortcut.
 

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Any pointers for me please?

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A:Best software for making a demo/tutorial...?

http://www.camstudio.org/ You can load the video file it makes into MS Movie Maker, plug a microphone in and do a voice over.
 

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I have Nero, Microsoft Visual Studio, and Adobe Premier Elements, but my favorite editor is DIVX Author. It's the cheapest as well.

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A:Need a free label making software

If you have Microsoft Word, it does a decent job on labels.

In Word, go to Tools>Envelopes and Labels>Labels tab.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-a-free-label-making-software.171754/
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A:Xp Or Other Software Making Cooling Fan Run Nonstop

Might be excess lint build up in the fan. Get a can of compress air and direct the nozzle into the vents and blast away Maybe you can dislodge some of it
Do this with the computer shut off

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/152825/xp-or-other-software-making-cooling-fan-run-nonstop/
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A:Software for making ringtones (Windows XP)

A good (and free) program to use is Audacity - found at audacity.sf.net - make sure you install the lame libraries so you can encode to MP3. It's available on all 3 major platforms.
 

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hi

I'd like to make a backup copy of my Adobe Creative Suite Premium cd. Does anyone know if this is possible?...I'd assume they have some sort of copy protection on it...

I have Nero for my dvd/cd burning software.

I also tried copying the adobe go live program folder in c:/program files
and i emailed it to a friend to see if he could successfully install it, but it gave an error msg saying "cannot retrieve serial number information"
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A:making backup copy of software

they put copy protection on it for a purpose..

we can't help with illegal copying here at TSG..

closing thread...

buck
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/making-backup-copy-of-software.322103/
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A:whats the best font making software?

I heard that Macromedia Fontographer is really good.

 

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