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Windows 7: Cannot Change Filename (Source and Destination filenames are the same)

25 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I don't believe SyncToy did it either.
Somehow, source folder in SyncToy had a space in the filenames before the syncronization (which I didn't notice before syncronization, how could I? As I know Windows OS doesn't let having space in the beginning ofa filename as I know), and the target folder had double files after Syncronization.
Just surprising thing is that how did Windows Operating System did allow filenames to have a space at the beginning?
Somehow it happened.
As someone told me in the other thread, I believe this happened after changing security settings on a folder even though I have never changed the security settings of a hidden/system folder.
Thanks for your replies.

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25 May 2011   #12

windows 7 ultimate

I add a "Alt+160" to the beginning of files / folders I want to appear at the top of a folder when opened. Never had a problem. Must be just lucky. I remove if going to move elsewhere (off PC). If I've got loads to change it's not a problem with the aforementioned Better File Rename. A brilliant little program.
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 Cannot Change Filename (Source and Destination filenames are the same)

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