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Windows: How to turn off Clicking Sounds when changing Folders

Each time I open a new folder in Windows Explorer there is a horrible click sound! This is driving me crazy! These clicking noises are unbearable,...

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Batch Script: Delete Files from Folder not in another Folder

I found this on the web but it does the opposite of what it says. It deletes files that match. Can anyone help? I use the following to compare...

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Linux: Show all installed Packages

I'm looking for a command line command that allows me to show all installed packages under Linux (Ubuntu, Debian) so that I can see which...

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macOS: Show hidden Files

How can I display the hidden files in a folder under macOS in the Finder? I know there is a hidden file in the folder, but have not found a way to...

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Windows: I can not change the extension of a file

I would like to create a batch script on Windows with the file extension BAT. For this, I first created a simple text file (TXT), whose extension I...

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Windows: File extensions are not displayed anymore

I reinstalled Windows on my computer and suddenly all endings of my files disappeared! As it seems to me, the endings are still there, but apparently...

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NetLabel: Yes, the click sound can easily be switched off in the Windows system settings. You can find the settings for this in the dialog "Sound": Open the...

Question | Windows: How to turn off Clicking Sounds when changing Folders

Guest: Are you sure this is the full script? There are some brackets missing. And why are the two lines in the last if condition the same? What if you...

Question | Batch Script: Delete Files from Folder not in another Folder

Guest: You could also do that as an example: @echo off @echo Hello timeout 7 The command "timeout" will then stop the script for the specified time...

Question | Batch-Script: CMD Window should remain open after Program Run

Guest: Works perfect! Thanks! I changed it via...

Tutorial | VirtualBox: Change Date and Time

Stefan Trost: Some operating systems are checking and updating their time from the internet. When you let the system start with an individual time, that time might...

Tutorial | VirtualBox: Change Date and Time

Guest: This works sometimes. I think there must be a bug. Sometimes my virtual machine is keeping its own date and time sometimes it will revert to the...

Tutorial | VirtualBox: Change Date and Time

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