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Computer is slow. Many files are duplicated but with their names changed. Example, in additions to file Documents and Settings, there is a file Docume~1. Is there a way to get rid of these extra files? Is this due to virus? Is this slowing my computer down?

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It may be your profile is corrpted you can remove the other accounts by reight click on computer and go to manage and remove the other account exccpet the administrator. or it is bettre if you format and reinstall the operating systems.

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Print documents received and forward to a specified end receiver. This is useful if, for example, you are visiting another office and would like a copy of your documents to be sent to that office.
You can also specify a "folder" as the forwarding destination.
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Im assuming you want to delete browsing history. You can go to Internet options in the control panel and delete browsing history there but to completely remove history files you need to delete the index.dat file.

This file, if you're using windows XP can be found in different places:
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Cookies\index.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\index.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHistXXXXXXXXXXX\index.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\UserData\index.dat
If you are using a different operating system, just search for index.dat and make note of the locations.

Once you've noted where the locations are you need to restart the computer and log in using safe mode. In safe mode pull up a cmd screen by going to start>run> then type cmd and hit enter.

In the cmd screen change directory by using the command cd C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\UserData for example and then del index.dat (to delete the index.dat file).

Restart and you're good to go.

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Another way is to hook up both computers on a network. can be done without a router or an ethernet hub - switch via a "cross" cable (as opposed to "patch" cable. Please be advised that the second option is by far cheaper but it could be a pain to set up properly.

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Need to remove duplicate files


Hello rvpooley

My name is Billy.

PC Junktion is dedicated to finding solutions to those pesky computer problems.
Since you know what kind of files your are searching for, In XP, Windows Search Companion makes it easy to find duplicate files with the file search utility.

There are also many fine and free programs for accomplishing this mechanical feat. Let's first look at the Window's utility.

Create a Folder on My Desktop by right clicking and select new folder. Name this folder "Mixed up files" or something you can remember. It will be on your desktop.

GOTO->START->(menu pops up)->Click Search(magnigfying glass icon)->All Files and Folders->
Stop and take this in.
Text files will end in .txt, word docs end in .doc or (2007) .docx
picture files will most likely be .jpg, .bmp, .gif, or .png.

NOW:
We are going to use a wildcard search. An asterisk(*) represents the filename ina wildcard search.

For example in the [All or part of the filename] Box, we can search for ALL files of that flavor.
Type these wildcards in the first box exactly or copy and paste.
*.txt; *.jpg; *.gif; *.bmp; *.png;

LOOK IN: Drop Down Box-> CLICK->My Computer

Click Search. Be patient, there may be more than you know of...

Wait for the utility to finish.

GOTO Edit in the Toolbar and choose Select All. Move to the folder you created in My documents.

You know have them in one folder (on your Desktop) and now I will find a utility to handle the job.
You may want to back up to a DVD or CD in case of a crash.

I will be back tomorrow.

Hope this helps for now.

Billy
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Changing file names


Normally you will get a message to the effect of "if you change the file name it may effect other users who try to open this file" something like that. File extensions usually look like this C:documents/file.123/exe. etc.... As long as you're changing it normally and not in the extension manor (like the example), then you should be fine in changing the name. Try this; make a copy of the file, rename it, then see if it is still usable. If so, then you shouldn't have any problem renaming the others. Try this and let me know.

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Use the following steps to scan with the Epson Scan utility:
1. Open Epson Scan by going into START, PROGRAMS, and EPSON SCAN.
2. If prompted, select your scanner from the list of models and click OK.
3. In the FILE SAVE SETTINGS window, you can designate the location, name and type of file the scans will be saved as.

-LOCATION defaults to MY DOCUMENTS. Click BROWSE if you wish to change this.
-PREFIX determines how the scan will be named. Type any name you like. You can also designate a start number.
-FILE TYPE dictates what format the scans will be saved in. ie. .JPG, .TIFF, .PDF, or .PICT)
-For example: if the prefix is "img", the start number is "1", and the format is "JPG", the name of the file saved in
PICTURES will be "IMG001.JPG". More settings for file format are found under OPTIONS.
4. Click OK once settings are changed as desired.
5. The EPSON SCAN window will open and begin scanning in FULL AUTO MODE. In FULL AUTO MODE the software makes all the decisions for you (as to what is being scanned, where it is on the flatbed, etc). This is the easiest way to scan.
6. If you want full control over the scanning process click PAUSE and change FULL AUTO MODE to HOME MODE or PROFESSIONAL MODE. In the latter two modes you can change your scan settings as desired. Click SCAN after you have selected your settings. Click CLOSE once the EPSON SCAN is finished scanning.
7. When scanning is complete, your images will be saved in the location specified on FILE SAVE SETTINGS, with the prefix and in the format you set.

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