How to delete a file with a path too long to be deleted in 3 easy steps

How to delete a file with a path too long to be deleted in 3 easy steps

Windows
How to delete a file with a path too long to be deleted in 3 easy steps: Did you ever try to delete a folder and got that annoying message that one or more files could not be deleted because their path was too long? This tutorial will show you how to delete these files in 3 easy steps: Step 1: make an empty folder Just make an empty folder, for example in the parent folder of the folder that needs to be deleted. We will remove this empty folder again in the last step. mkdir empty_dir Step 2: move all files to the newly created empty folder We will use "robocopy" to move all files to the root of the new folder. This will remove the long paths of…
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How to get all images from a word document

Windows
This article shows how to get all images from a word document Sometimes you just want to save all images that are inside a Word document. Saving the all manually can be a tedious task. So here is how you can drastically speed up this task: Open the Word document in any recent version of Microsoft Word. Once opened, select "Save As" [caption id="attachment_898" align="alignnone" width="805"] Word - Save as[/caption] Next, select "Browse" and select Save as type: "Web Page, Filtered (*.htm; *.html)" [caption id="attachment_901" align="alignnone" width="948"] Word - Save as Web Page[/caption] Select save and navigate in Explorer to the folder where you saved the file. [caption id="attachment_904" align="alignnone" width="799"] Exported images folder[/caption] There are the exported images: [caption id="attachment_905" align="alignnone" width="717"] Exported images[/caption] Conclusion This article shows you…
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How to create a symbolic link on windows

Windows
This article shows you how to create a symbolic link on Windows. If you want to easily access folders and files from different folders without maintaining duplicate copies, then it's a good idea to use Symbolic Links. One handy trick you can pull with Symbolic links is synchronizing any folder with Dropbox without moving it actually into your dropbox folder. Read on to see how this can be done. Creating a symbolic link You can create a symbolic link with the mklink command, which stands for... "make link". Open a command box and type mklink to see the options: [crayon-5bc89f95c46c3905908624/] [caption id="attachment_879" align="alignnone" width="677"] mklink command[/caption] You have some different options: [crayon-5bc89f95c46e3139354409/] In this example we will create a hard link between two folders. Soft-links are very easily created in…
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