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Windows 7: Replace file? Have to click "Yes" Twice. Why?

24 Feb 2011   #1
2therock

Win 7 x64 Pro
 
 
Replace file? Have to click "Yes" Twice. Why?

C'mon ye ole Guru's HELP!

When I drag and drop a file that I have made changes to into a folder where the unchanged file resides I get the normal window below. If it is multiple files I get the Yes To All option. No Matter What I do I have to click the Yes, with a single file twice, the same for multiple files and clicking the Yes To All button. If I want to cancel I have to hit it twice!

Why?


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24 Feb 2011   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Are there Folders included? It will ask once for Files and again when replacing a Folder. If that's the case, it's normal. I also think (?) it will ask for each File type.
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24 Feb 2011   #3
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

You can also hit "Y" on the keyboard. It should speed things up.
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24 Feb 2011   #4
2therock

Win 7 x64 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
Are there Folders included? It will ask once for Files and again when replacing a Folder. If that's the case, it's normal. I also think (?) it will ask for each File type.
No folders included and the same file type.

They are spread sheets. I make changes and then drag and drop into the root of other hard drives for backup where they overwrite the previous versions.
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28 Jul 2011   #5
2therock

Win 7 x64 Pro
 
 

I found out what is going on, not a fix but here it is.

I run dual displays on a card with two DVI inputs. I usually have the source folder "Documents" on one display and the destination folder "Computer" showing the list of drives on the other display. One day I had both folders on the same display and it worked as normal asking me if I want to replace the file(s). BAM, one "Yes To All" and its done.

If I have one folder on each display it asks me twice with the same message even if I choose "Yes To All".
If I have one folder on one display and the other spanning across both displays it will only need one confirmation.

SheesH! I'm just glad I got to the bottom of it.
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28 Jul 2011   #6
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

We live and learn. Pleased you got to sort things out. Thanks for letting us know.
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28 Jul 2011   #7
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

That is still really odd... O.O
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28 Jul 2011   #8
2therock

Win 7 x64 Pro
 
 

No wonder you guys had no answer for me.
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 Replace file? Have to click "Yes" Twice. Why?




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