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Windows 7: Move, but keep both files

05 Jan 2014   #1
Islander

British Columbia
 
 
Move, but keep both files

When the screen "There is already a file with the same name in this location windows 7" pops up, I no longer have the third option: "Move, but keep both files" How can I restore this option?




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05 Jan 2014   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Use the right mouse button to hold & drag the file to the new location.
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05 Jan 2014   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

You can't keep two files with the same name in the same location.
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05 Jan 2014   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Use the right mouse button to hold & drag the file to the new location.
Doing that should get the OP the same flawed "Copy File" dialog box.



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
You can't keep two files with the same name in the same location.
You are correct, but Windows should offer to rename the file being copied (or moved).

The OP's problem is: Windows is not making that offer.

Compare the first image below with the image in the OP.

Move, but keep both files-copy-options.png


The thread's title mentions moving a file - but the issue is the same:

Move, but keep both files-move-options.png

I'm not sure how to fix the issue...
...I'm only attempting to restate the issue.


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05 Jan 2014   #5
Islander

British Columbia
 
 

You have restated the issue accurately. I had the third option (ie auto rename the file then save), and now it's gone.

My current fis is to save the file in a different location than the one preferred. Very annoying http://www.sevenforums.com/images/smilies/sad.gif
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