Forum discussion tagged with file.
  1. J

    Question Hide certain file extensions

    Is it possible to somehow automatically hide certain types of files? For example, the program creates files, I need to hide them so that they do not get in the way under the eyes. It makes no sense to hide a folder, you just need to hide files of a certain extension. Is there any way to do this...
  2. Ysertila

    Question Files can't install to D Drive

    My C drive is completely full, i'm trying to install something to the D drive but it keeps trying to install to my C drive instead. A single game takes up most if not all my C drive so i can't exactly clear up space without getting rid of the entire game, so that's a no go. My whole D drive...
  3. S

    [SOLVED] WLI file in documents - What could it be?

    Imgur: The magic of the Internet I don't remember downloading this file but it seems to be from a while ago, it was even in my documents for some reason instead of downloads. Does anyone know why this might have appeared? I scanned it for viruses with Malwarebytes and it says its fine but I...
  4. alanvatrox

    Question Can't open/drag-drop files in programs

    Every time I try and upload a file to Teams (both app and browser version) it fails, saying "File does not exist" but it's right there in the Desktop. Another is Vegas, it doesn't let me drag&drop and if I import it'll say "File could not be opened. Make sure the file exists and that you have...
  5. Question Pick a file in desktop and put it on windows minimized folders or program to maximize...

    Hi, if lets say chrome or documents folder are minimized and i am seeing my desktop... I want to pick a file with my mouse and bring it to lets say documents or a web browser, i bring the file and put it on top of browser or documents minimized... I expect that they maximize to drop my file but...
  6. E

    Question Svchost.exe(utcsvc -p) what does it do? Do it upload my data?

    Dear all When I Copied / Ctrl. C a PNG file (file A) in Windows Explorer, I noted that Svchost.exe(utcsvc -p) began upload activity after 10 seconds (Resource Monitor). I tried Ctrl. C the file again, and again after 10 seconds Svchost.exe(utcsvc -p) began upload activity. I tried Ctrl. C the...
  7. [SOLVED] Visual Studio 2019 has errors after cleaning the VS extensions folder in the Temp directory, cannot even install VS installer

    I was cleaning up useless files from my disk when I came across the dreaded Temp folder. It had all the extensions used by the Visual Studio installer to add Xamarin functionality to Visual Studio (as I was testing it), as well as probably some older ones (e.g. C++). I searched to find out if...
  8. System32_76

    [SOLVED] How To Set Up SSD+HDD Combo Properly on Win 10?

    Hello everyone! I'm currently running Windows 10 20H2 on my Samsung 860 EVO SSD, and am trying to use my HDD as a storage drive for my apps, documents, etc; The thing is, how do I properly move my apps and "Documents," "Downloads," "Pictures," etc. directories onto my hard drive without...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] unable to delete corrupted data

    I am having an issue while deleting certain files on my sd card which I guess are corrupted I am unable to access my memory card on my phone but can open it on my computer it has certain files that are corrupted and has names like "└²₧┼ΩÖ .πö " special character names and shows that it was...
  10. A

    [SOLVED] how to recover deleted file that has been overwritten?

    hello, i accidentally delete videos that i make and its very important. i tought it was gonna go to recycle bin but its not! i think because of the size is 40+gb? and i already use easeus, recuva, diskdrill and no result. i think its been overwritten. i cant use system restore because of the...
  11. V

    Question "Windows cannot access specified device, path or file" after reseting windows

    Hello, I've been using this computer for past 3 years and lately I've been having some issues with windows viz, default windows apps weren't working (they did work for a week or two after I had done some troubleshooting, but they again stopped working ). Thus I reset my windows while keeping my...
  12. D

    Question How Can I Make Certain Files Appear as Non-System File?

    I have some files on my computer that my friend sent me in a rar file, but when I try to extract them or try to open them, they just disappear, later I found out that the issue was the files appear as system files. So anyone know how can I make these files appear as non-system file?
  13. N

    [SOLVED] Can a video file really be tracked?

    [redacted due to inappropriate content] That the video file has an ID which can be tracked and blah blah blah. I'm into PCs and software, I think it's just for the people that are not into it to not download it. But I'm just curious if I'm wrong. Is it possible anyhow? Moderator Lutfij
  14. L

    [SOLVED] "You have been denied permission to access this folder" after fresh windows reinstall

    Hi, So as simply as I can put it: My computer had a corrupt windows error and had to reinstall it on my C:\ (primary SSD) drive, which housed most of my main programs/apps I used, however, I also have a 1TB HDD as a secondary hard drive to store all my games and files and what not (I should...
  15. fdoggrady

    [SOLVED] Mystery folders

    Hi, I've noticed that a ton of folders popped up on my second drive on my laptop. I don't know what they are or where they came from. Some of them have .file files, while some are empty. When I open the properties of them, I don't see anything helpful. They're really making organization a...
  16. [SOLVED] File transfer between SSD and HDD has SSD speed for first few seconds

    Hello, I discovered something on file transfers between storage devices and I wanted to know why this is happening (just for my curiosity) I have an SSD and a Hard Drive, both on Sata 3 standard. The SSD has about 500MB/s transfer speed and the HDD has about 50MB/s. However, when I want to...
  17. F

    [SOLVED] Can someone help me find this file?

    Im trying to play Valorant but Riot Vanguard keeps saying it blocked a file it says its at \Devices\HarddiskVolume4\Windows\Temp\cpuz149\cpuz149_x64.sys does anyone know where i can find this file?
  18. I

    [SOLVED] Windows File Share Over The Internet (No VPN)

    Hi! I am looking for a solution to mapping a windows file share over the internet. We have a work file share that we are all connected to which contains a lot of files around 1TB worth of customer files and internal files. I am looking for a secure way to access these files remotely, something...
  19. E

    [SOLVED] When highlighting filename, is data being written to disk?

    Hello everyone I have my Windows in danish, so I hope, I use the correct terms and names. When I do the following with an image-file: Right click on the file, press “change name / rename”, or left double click, so the name gets highlighted, and then left click with the mouse outside of the...
  20. W

    Question What governs the speed a drive can shred (file overwrite) files?

    Hey, I want to know what aspect or parameter governs the speed in which a drive can shred a file (file overwrite). I'm asking because I cannot find an SD card reader that can shred files faster the one built into my 5 year old laptop. It's immensely faster at this task than multiple so called...
  21. R

    [SOLVED] Folder says it's only 5MB in size but it's actually more than 10GB

    The folder used to be the Users folder in the C:// and I had the drive removed. So now, the former drive is now functioning as an external HDD. anyway, when I had opened the folder, it said the subfolders were empty but the icon was it was normal icon, not the fainted one when it's empty...
  22. Chrixy

    [SOLVED] I want to buy a new ServerPC

    Hello, I'm more of a software person, so I don't know much about hardware, so I'm asking you guys here for help. :) So I want to buy a new ServerPC. Look below what I want to use it for. Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as I can. Budget Range: I don't really have a budget.. System Usage...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] What files are safe to delete from my HDD (OS on another drive)?

    Hi, I just installed a new SSD onto my computer and now have the following setup: 1) C: (SSD containing OS and some programs/games/applications --> 250GB) 2) H: (HDD containing some programs/games/applications --> 2TB) 3) S: (SSD that is completely empty --> 2TB) I'm trying to move pretty much...
  24. S

    Question Recovering deleted zip file from microSD card

    About a month ago I took some photos while traveling with my phone, put them in a folder, zipped it and put it to microSD card (to keep it until I have a chance to copy it to my computer). Couple of weeks ago I suddenly needed a space on my microSD card and unfortunately I deleted a zip file...
  25. T

    Question Unknown type of folder (icon) after download and unzip

    Win 8.1 (x64) Recently I downloaded a zipped folder of what should be music files. My concern is that the unzipped folder displays an odd icon design in the file explorer. It is all similar to the standard ones but in color: it's purple, with a small red and green area in larger icon views...
  26. SimonSeesX

    Question Corrupted files

    Why do I have a folder full of photos and videos - each file's size is more than 58 gigabytes, however the size on disk 4 kilobytes. The files do not open. These photos and videos: were exported from my mobile to my PC while transferring, couple of times the transfer was interrupted are not...
  27. J

    Question Organizing and compiling my file structure.

    Hi, this isn't a critical issue of mine, but I would just like some advice on how you would approach my "issue". Simply put - I want to, effectively, create a file structure that is appropriate for my needs - video editing. Previously, I placed multiple folders on my Desktop, which was located...
  28. Ashckroft

    Question BSOD ntoskrnl.exe+743c0 adress

    Hello, Recently my pc randomly freezes when starting games. Here is the main error code in the dump file. Dump File : 050519-17534-01.dmp Crash Time : 5/5/2019 2:20:15 AM Bug Check String : Bug Check Code : 0x00000101 Parameter 1 : 0000000000000031 Parameter 2 ...
  29. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] Video file too big to play in VLC

    Hello! I don't know if this is the right category, so sorry if it isn't. :confused2: Anyway, I recorded a game clip a while ago, and left OBS recording overnight accidentally. Now I have a file that is 68 Gigs, and I can't open it in VLC or Premiere to clip it down. What do I do? Help!
  30. Mo.R


    hi, i am thinking of moving my OS from my HDD to an SSD. i wanted to know where the OS files are stored as i can't find any online, and I cant clone the whole drive as the SSD is only 120gb, and the files in my HDD are over 500gb. could anyone help me with this, and possibly tell me an easier...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Can my PSU handle the upgrade?

    i have i7 3770 and 8gb and PSU corsair cx600 and i'm planing to buy gtx 1060 6gb so will my PSU able to handl it ?
  32. J

    Network adapter connection issue

    My computer is connected to the Linksys12637 when I check in the change adapter page. My coworker though is Linksys12637 5GHZ when he plugs in his ethernet cable, and both of our wifi are disabled. We are both also in the same Workgroup. When I check arp-a, his ip address is not showing up and I...
  33. W

    Windows asking to connect to phone, can't find a "Don't have phone" option to end annoying nag

    I've had Windows for nearly 2 years now and I just recently did a clean format and install but ever since, it's asking for me to connect to the phone. I see this at log on screen on booting up, and via the pop up slide box roughly every hour. I have never connected a phone before and I only...
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    Does my router's lan port limits the wired speed to the same as the wireless max?

    I have a 300 mbit/s max speed router but soon I'll get a 500 mbit/s wired connection. I'll use my router as a switch, so the wire comes in my house, go into the router and I'll get the connection from the router with wire for my PC. Will the router limit my wired connection speed (so it's lan...
  35. Mike3k24

    Is water cooling worth it?

    Is purchasing a water cooling kit worth the prices they're usually at? Anyways I've never worked with water cooling before so I need to know a bit more about it. I've heard bad things about it but also heard good things. Will your CPU last longer with water cooling?
  36. S

    I have a budget of £1750 what can I build for that?

    Hi, I've not been on the PCs gaming scene for a few years now so I'm bait out of touch. I had a quote for a build from I'll attach the quote I had from them. The figures to the side is the price I found the parts online for. I'd just like to know if you lot think it's a decent...
  37. D

    Internal Hard drive sound

    I have a WD blue internal Hard drive of 1 TB. The hard drive makes a sound for about 30 min of starting the PC and the sound reduces later but not completely. Do I have a problem with my hard drive ?? The sound is like "putting a metal ball in a metal pipe" and inclining the pipe from left to...
  38. X

    asus rog hero viii +NVIDIA gt 740 ddr3

    Hi, I'm new to this, and I want to know if you can have an NVIDIA GT 740 DDR3 4GB, with a motherboard asus rog hero viii. While I hope to buy a better one.
  39. A

    Can you guys tell me if my pc parts are compatible? Thx!

    Hey! this is my first build and I don't fully trust PC part picker. Can you please tell me if my parts are compatible and if I will have and troubles during the build? I appreciate it! (gaming PC) These are my parts: -Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor -CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0...
  40. G

    Laptop/Netbook for TEFL

    Hi all, I'm looking for a new laptop/netbook for TEFL (English as a Foreign Language) online. Requirements are: - Must support Skype conversations and have headphone/microphone jack - Must support Google docs and MS Word - Excellent Internet connection - Don't like Google tracking me around the...