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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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How to recover Windows 7 password

My kid changed the admin password of my computer and we lost access to it because my kid can't remember the password clearly. I have a lot of...

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Where is the StartUp Folder in Windows 7?

In old Windows versions like Windows 95 or Windows XP, there was a so-called StartUp Folder that could easily be accessed via the start menu. After...

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What does the XP in Windows XP stand for?

The old versions of Windows were usually named according to the year of publishing. Examples are Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows 2000. The newer...

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Windows: Create Symlink to a File

Is it actually also possible to create a symbolic link to a file on Windows? On Linux, there is the command ln -s filepath for creating a symlink,...

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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...

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Steinlaus: @echo off programm1.exe parameter1 parameter2 | pause programm2.exe parameter1...

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Guest: Thank you, Bro. This has really worked. My keyboard really have some...

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Guest: I've used this with mixed results: (mixed because I've had both complete and partial results, and I've tried with and without the quotes, and also...

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Hakserp: Do you have other accounts for your Windows 7, maybe you can get into your Windows 7 with it, otherwise, all you can do is to reinstall unless you...

Question | How to recover Windows 7 password

Computer Expert: Presumably you have enabled the option "hide extensions for known file types" in your Windows. As a result, the TXT extension is hidden and when...

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