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by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-22, 9:03 pm
Forum: Windows VBScript
Topic: Arguments are overriden when using Drag&Drop
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Re: Arguments are overriden when using Drag&Drop

My first thought would be to add a batch file, drag a file onto the batch file,which then calls the VBScript using cscript.exe passing whatever arguments you want, which could include %* for the dropped filename(s).
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-17, 9:25 am
Forum: General Tech News
Topic: Muting your mic doesn’t stop big tech from recording your audio
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Muting your mic doesn’t stop big tech from recording your audio

Muting your mic reportedly doesn’t stop big tech from recording your audio https://thenextweb.com/news/muting-your-mic-doesnt-stop-big-tech-recording-your-audio They used runtime binary analysis tools to trace raw audio in popular video conferencing applications as the audio traveled from the app to...
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-14, 11:16 am
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: How to differentiate between similar filename extensions?
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Re: How to differentiate between similar filename extensions?

All of this makes me extremely hesitant to alter the way that Windows handles filenames on an existing system. Turning off 8.3 filename generation does not affect any pre-existing files, it simply means that all new files you generate will have long filenames only. So you can turn it off, copy the ...
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-12, 5:12 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: How to differentiate between similar filename extensions?
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Re: How to differentiate between similar filename extensions?

Confirmed, if you turn off 8.3 generation using:

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FSUTIL.exe behavior set disable8dot3 1
Then DIR *.jpe will not return the jpeg files.

Also 8.3 filename generation is turned off by default in all new (fresh install) Windows installations.
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-09, 11:00 am
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: DELPROF2 no more developed
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: DELPROF2 no more developed

Thanks for the heads up, I have added a PowerShell example to the page as another alternative. I'm assuming that will handle UWP apps.
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Apr-02, 7:42 pm
Forum: Windows VBScript
Topic: VBScript to display current power plan
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: VBScript to display current power plan

In this line

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var wmi = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}r");
it looks like you have an extra 'r' at the end of the line.

Also try running it with cscript.exe to see if that works before wrapping it into an HTA.
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Mar-30, 10:37 am
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Robocopy /IM
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Robocopy /IM

I updated the robocopy page yesterday to add the /IM and /COMPRESS options /IM (include modified) has the help text " include modified files (differing change times) " which doesn't make sense as copying files with a different last modified time or file size is the default action of Roboco...
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Mar-26, 11:50 am
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: SLEEP command problem
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: SLEEP command problem

Sleep is a Resource Kit tool, which is given at the top of the page . If you don't have the relevant resource kit installed it is not going to be available, but some alternatives are also listed. Also notice that when a command is listed with its file extension Sleep.EXE rather than just Sleep, that...
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Mar-07, 6:12 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Disabled Extensions
Replies: 1
Views: 399

Re: Disabled Extensions

Thanks npocmaka I have made a few updates and added a link to the StackOverflow question.
by Simon Sheppard
2022-Mar-02, 10:14 am
Forum: General Tech News
Topic: Microsoft volunteering into cyberdefense of Ukraine via the New York Times
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Microsoft volunteering into cyberdefense of Ukraine via the New York Times

Within three hours, Microsoft threw itself into the middle of a ground war in Europe — from 5,500 miles away. The threat center, north of Seattle, had been on high alert, and it quickly picked apart the malware, named it “FoxBlade” and notified Ukraine’s top cyberdefense authority. Within three hou...