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Can we change the upper/lower case of filenames in Windows Explorer?

Q: Can we change the upper/lower case of filenames in Windows Explorer?


When I try to change the case from upper to lower or vice versa of filenames n windows explorer, the changes are not accepted. Also, adding or deleting of spaces in existing filename words is also not being accepted. I have admin privileges.

Thank you for help.

A: Can we change the upper/lower case of filenames in Windows Explorer?

Hi Seymoria, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Filenames in Windows Explorer are not case sensitive. This means that for Windows, the filenames ThisIsMyDocument.doc, THISISMYDOCUMENT.DOC and tHiSiSmYdOcUmEnT.DoC are all the same, the file would be found and can be referred to using any of these or any other combination of upper and lower case letters, as long as the name itself stays the same.

Therefore, if you have a file document_1.doc but you'd like to change the first letter to upper case D, selecting rename and changing the first d to D does nothing. Windows simply does not understand it, for it there was no change as the first letter did not change.

You need to work around this by renaming the file first to something else, then rename it again to Document_1.doc, this time using the upper case D. I use a neat trick here, changing the first letter from lower to upper case: I select rename, delete just the first letter of the filename, the one with lower case, then rename again this time entering the upper case first letter.


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Look at the Auto Correct options.

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A:Change file extension upper/lower case

Not sure you can as Windows is case insensative, but have you tried doing it from a Command prompt, enclosing the filename.ext in double quotes as "filename.ext"?

If that doesn't work, maybe a two step process would.

ren "FileName.EXT" FileName.EX"
ren "FileName.EX" FileName.ext"

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A:Searching for upper- or lower-case words in files.

The only program that I'm aware of and am 100% certain can do case sensitive searches is GREP... but that requires doing it at the C:\ prompt.

But then again... I don't use Word for anything but term papers.

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A:Upper And Lower Case Switch - Music Notes As Periods!

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That usually only happens if you highlight all files in the folder and select one of them to be renamed. Can't say why it would happen if only one file is highlighted!

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 Series, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95597 MB, Free - 72333 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0F4491
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

My Win7 computer just died for good, so I had to pull out the old WinXP computer from storage until I can save up enough money to buy a replacement. Unfortunately, for unknown reasons, there is no cd/dvd listed in device manager. I've spent about 3 hours online trying everything I can find to fix the issue (no upper and lower filters, I've found). I've looked at the forums here, but my computer knowledge is limited and I was wondering if anyone could help me fix this problem?

A:no upper and lower filters

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A:upper.lower filters NEED HELP!!!!!

What is the problem you are trying to resolve?

Obvioiusly, you went to the web and somewhere it indicated the solution was to delete these filters, which if you do not have them, is most likely not the solution in your case!

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A:upper & lower filters

upper an lower filters are unnecessary and added by 3rd party programs like iTunes, and Nero etc. These are not necessary files. What Are the Upper & Lower Filters in Regedit? | eHow
Please tell us what the problem is so we can try and help you with it.

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A:Upper & Lower filters - Need to replace

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Otherwise a system restore would restore the registry to the state before you deleted them. Start > All programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.

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Make sure your "House Network" is set as the first entry in Your Wirless Networks.
As Posted At

Open the command prompt (in the start menu type cmd Click on  "command prompt"
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When the Limited Connectivity Icon shows up are you still able to load a web page? Are you using a local User account or Microsoft Live User account when loggin in?
EightForums.Com instructions to change Wireless Network Priority Instructions
Microsoft Technet for the Commands List

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A:Deleted wrong upper and lower filters :-/

deleted the wrong upper and lower filters

Where did you do the deletion?

If the computer hasn't had much added to it you could do a Factory Restore. How you do that depends upon the brand and model name and number, check that companies Web site.

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So, is there any way I can fix the damage? All I can think of is borrowing and external disk drive and a copy of the CD, but I was hoping there might be a simpler way I can do this before the girlfriend comes home and kills me!

A:Deleted wrong upper and lower filters :-/

The computer very likely has a recovery environment built in, so it's just a matter of using the correct Function key during boot to access it and then do a full restore.

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A:Laptop won't reboot after removing upper/lower filters

can you get to Refresh


and maybe choose No on the rescue documents?

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A:Need to Replace Upper and Lower Filters Removed form registry

try sony site for info or pioneer and see if you can find sofware/firmware update also you could ask a friend for disc to help solve your problem

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A:Vista DVD Drive is not recognized and Upper and Lower Limits are not found!!

You need to navigate deeper then HKey_L_M, see here:

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hi what did not appear?

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Assuming you're talking Excel, ASAP has this --

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A:Solved: Access 03 - Upper Case Text

Did you solve your last problem you posted?

Do you want all characters in Upper Case or just the first Character as in Names?

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A:Upper Case D is acting weird and its not the keyboard

Have you tried a system restore to a time this was not occurring (?)

if you have then although very unlikely have you done any virus scans (?)

hope this helps

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I don't recall installing a program at the time this started, but it is possible.

A:Upper Case locked in Office 2003

Hi Christine

Are you sure it only happens in Word 2003? Just to check, type a few lines in NotePad and WordPad to test. Let us know if you get all caps in those programs as well.

I'm not sure that System Restore will help for this problem, but if you've a recent Restore point that is just prior to the all-capitals trouble, you could try it.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

. . . and . . . Welcome to the Tech Support Forums.

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Anyone else experienced something like this?

This is a screenshot of switching local account to MS. Note that name before LIVE.COM is in lowercase, and I did sign in with all lower case email.

imgur: the simple image sharer

I've also asked on Microsoft answers webpage, but they have no idea what I'm talking about

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro x64, and Nokia Lumia 930 (Cyan).

Any kind of tip is greatly appreciated.

Edit: add a space after @ in email to break the link.

A:MS account email always ends up in upper case

Sounds like it's just a simple advertising gimmick, draws more attention to

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A:Dvd Displays All Upper Case Directories And Files

Open the Device Manager (Start > Run > type "devmgmt.msc"). Locate the DVD drive that's giving you problems, right click on it and select "Uninstall". After it has uninstalled reboot the computer (it will be automatically reinstalled on reboot).

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A:Solved: Keyboard only giving upper case

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Does Korean filenames appear correctly on Windows Explorer without having the IME enabled? I don't want to corrupt the filenames on my external drive with many things named in Korean. (It is Windows 8 though )

A:How to make korean filenames appear in Windows Explorer

A stock Windows 7 system should be able to display filenames in Windows Explorer in any language for which there is an installed font. And the font doesn't even have to be the active one, just be installed. I have done this experimentally for a number of Asian languages, although not specifically Korean. The IME is only needed for entering these characters.

Edit: a standard Windows 7 system will have multiple fonts capable of displaying most Korean characters.

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Hi, I have been having a problem on and off on my Inspiron 1520. The problem is that when Itunes updates it screws up the CD-DVD drive so it wont read a CD or DVD and I need to go into the registry and delete the filters. Unfortuantly yesterday I attempted to rectify this problems once again and when I went into the registry, there was no upper or lower filters. Microsoft has a program that detects and fixes CD/DVD drive problems and that could not fix it either. Any Help? Im running Windows Vista 32-bit

A:DVD drive trouble with Upper Filter & Lower Filter Registry entries

Are all Windows Updates in, including Vista SP2?


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Is there any significance in this? I can't check with Windows XP Help because it doesn't load when I click the icon. Any ideas?

A:Solved: Windows explorer in XP Pro displaying some filenames in blue

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Using EXCEL, I have a need to copy the cell contents from upper cells in col. A down a few rows in col A. There are various changes in data in col A as you will see below. The periods in the following info are used as placeholders only. B1, A2, A3, A4, etc. are blank. I need a formula because I have 60,000 records in the spreadsheet. Thanks in advance.

Here is how the data looks now.


Here is how I want the data to look

...A ...........B

A:[Excel] Copy And Paste Upper Cell To Lower Cell

With the workbook open press ALT + F11 to bring up the Visual Basic Editor. Once the VB editor opens, click INSERT --> MODULE and paste the code below into the blank module. Close the VB editor and select the first cell in column A containing your data you want to copy down. Click TOOLS --> MACRO --> MACROS and select the macro from the list and run it. This macro will copy all your data except for the last value in column A because without actually seeing your workbook, I have no way knowing which line to stop at. Therefore, the code will end when it reaches the last value in column A.


Public Sub CopyData()

Do Until ActiveCell.Row = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row

ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select

Do Until ActiveCell.Value <> ""
ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select


End Sub


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I dont know how it happened but one day my cd drive was not working. the tray will open fine and it even lights up however it will not read anything. When i go to my computer the drive that usually says (:e) or whatever for it, is missing. Ive been looking online on how to fix this and nothing worked, then i read to delete the upper and lower filters but my lower and upper filters are missing. How can i get them back? I read that deleting them solved the problem for some people

A:cd drive missing from MY COMPUTER. Lower upper filters missing??

It could be a hardware problem ie. seized motor in your drive.

Quick way to test this. Insert a a disc in the tray, make a note of any writing or picture you can see on the disc, push the tray in. Wait for a minute or so, then eject the disc. If the picture/writing is in the same position as when you first put it in, then your drive motor is most likely knackered.

If this is the case, only real fix is a new drive.

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ANYONE that recognizes these symptons please help me IDENTIFY this issue!

I plugged a friends Seagate Expansion drive (SRD00F1) into my machine's usb port, Windows Vista started to load the drivers and then says success. I went to My Computer and the machine can't see the drive. After this I started to see the following occurring:

1) Explorer shows no filenames or folder names. If I click on the file to rename, the name is there, but when I close that, the name disappears.
2) All the normal column names in Explorer details view are gone, "Author" is the only one showing. All of the common ones are unavailable when I try to choose details by right clicking the column header, Filename, Size, Date Created/Accessed/Modified etc...
3) Many windows won't open, specifically Control Panel windows like "Backup and Restore Center", System, regedit.exe.
4) The "Start Search" feature of the Start Bar returns nothing. I found out later, No searches work.
5) In My computer the sizes of the drives and free space are in bytes, not KB or MB.
I've done a complete Virus scanning ticket with Broni:
I've tried running SFC many times, SFC says errors fixed, but the CBS.log is repeating the same errors every time.
Any assistance on identifying this issue would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows Vista Explorer no filenames, no detail columns, no search

I suggest you should do a system restore from just before you plugged that USB drive in.

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I start up my computer and after the windows logo loads a message pop ups that says: lsass.exe system error- an invalid parameter was passed to a service or function. I am not sure how to fix this since I can't log into windows in either normal or safe modes. any help to solve this would be greatly appreciated.


A:lsass.exe (lower case L)

If it's "lsass.exe" with a lower case "L", then it is a virus in the Sasser family, most likely. You'll need to scan it with a good antivirus either by using a boot CD with an antivirus on it or take your drive out and hook it up as a secondary drive in another computer. That should get you back up and running. You may have to do a repair installation of Windows after you've scanned it.

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When I try to use the lower case B it does not work, only if I use shift and upper case. It must not Be the keyboard or the upper case would not work. Short of reinstalling windows how do I fix it?? In case you are wondering, the word keyBoard I typed with a capital B and the spell checker changed it. I do not have a clue as how to fix this. TIA

A:Lost My Lower Case B

If it's only the one key, I'd still suspect the keyboard, whether it works with shift or not. Is it possible to try another to make sure?

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The lower case L on my computer has gone berserk. It will not function correctly in Windows. When struck nothing appears. However, if the caps lock key is activated and the shift key is held down, the lower case L works. The upper case L and all other keys work fine.

This is only true in Windows. Im running Windows Pro 2000 and in the Windows login screen, lower case Ls can be typed in both the user name and the password fields. As soon as Windows comes up, it stops working.

I have tried three different keyboards, reloaded Windows 2000 and the keyboard software but the key still fails.

I would appreciate any help.

My computer:
AMD Athon Processor
AT/AT Compatible
256 MB RAM
The keyboard is a Microsoft Internet Pro PS2 (Brand New)

A:Lower case L does not type

You say that you have tried different keyboards, and that outside of windows the lower case L works, so the only thing that I could think of (and it's a long shot), is that when Windows has loaded (and any startup programs as well), a process or program has changed the mapping of the lower case L to perform some other function.
Have you tried booting into safe mode? This should stop any non-Windows programs from loading. Give this a try and see what happens. If the L works normally, then you need to see what programs are being loaded (in normal mode), and remove them one at a time (restarting and testing each time).

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I tried to open an attachment in windows live mail and a small box appeared with a blue i and I can't get it off the middle of my desk top. It's icon is at the lower left and when I left click on it 3 boxes come up and will not close when I click on close all windows. what is this and how do i get rid of it?

A:small box with blue lower case i

Can you take a screenshot of them?

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I am having a strange problem with Windows XP. After I reboot my computer, I will open some programs, and do searches on the internet. I will a type in small letters with no problem. Then, all of a sudden, whenever I attempt to type a lower case letter, the computer will open the My Computer section. This does not happen if I use capital letters. , right now I him having no problem typing small letters, but I will have problems later. I would appreciate any comments.

A:Problem with lower case letters.

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To start I'm running XP. What I want to do is to change all the file names within a folder so that they go from 1 to whatever in order. I doesn't matter which file gets which number, just that they are in order. Is there any quick and easy way to do this? If so please let me know.

A:change many filenames at once.

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Iam Using, ASPIRE E 15, E5-571-31HF, i purchased from india, and upgraded windows 10, now my caps lock is not working for lower case letters, but if press SHIFT key, going on LOWER CASE, it is very problem for my office work, any one know solutions for this issue ?

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Iam Using, ASPIRE E 15, E5-571-31HF, i purchased from india, and upgraded windows 10, now my caps lock is not working for lower case letters, but if press SHIFT key, going on LOWER CASE, it is very problem for my office work, any one know solutions for this issue ?

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I just upgraded my 8 year old iiyama monitor for a new Dell monitor with a bigger screen with higher resolution - oh and I have got new spectacles. I had replaced the capacitors twice in the iiyama (having to keep jabbing the "On" button to get the current surge going) as I don't care for these new wide screen type monitors but I had to get updated eventually.

Anway, with my fantastic new monitor, I now notice that on both the Desktop (of Vista) and in Winodws Explorer all the letters "i" and "l" have an almost imperceptible red fringe or hue. How weird is that?

This happens whether I use the VGA or the DVI cable connection.

Amazingly, this issue was raised by wguru and Saga Lout on this forum 18 months ago but it is not clear to me whether anyone ever came up with a solution. The possibility of a virus or registry corruption error was mentioned but I did not understand whether this was ever proven.

I run about 3 virus programs most days and I woudl be devastated if I unknowingly had a virus. It is difficult but not impossible to believe. Having said that, I have occasionally tweaked the Rgeistry e.g. to get rid of "klingons".

I suspect I have had this issue a while but only with the new monitor has it become noticeable.

Any suggestions on what to try next would be appreciated.

As a newbie, first poster, it seems that I am prohibited from sending a PM to wguru or Saga Lout.

A:Solved: Why are lower case letters i and l red fringed ?

check for updated video drivers and reinstall them
in the device manager uninstall the video card
reboot tapping f8 and choose low resolution mode
when windows finishes rebooting
disable a/virus
install your drivers
reboot the computer

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Every time I launch Earthlink Taskpanel it changes in my home page addr to

Prior to launch I check it via 'ctrl panel', 'internet options' and it is as I want.

NOTE: in anticipation of soon installing Trend Micro Internet 2008, I uninstalled WebRoot Spysweeper days ago, but this particular problem has existed for months. I currently have only KAV7 installed and running.

As I type Trend micro 'HouseCall' is running.

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Due to age limited facilities I regularly post CAPS.. marvel at features now available for umpteen retro changes and languages but not it seems merely correction of this? so I understand.. If so? shows how limited technology actually is! AND who would not want updates by email?

A:rELACING Accident post CAPITALS With lower case

On the "Age" thing, don't even go there we have members in their 90's who get shot down in flames for calling the "Age" Card. I'm just 71 and, more than likely, there's a 17 year old reading this.
Unfortunately, in this Forum, once you've hit the "Post" button. That's what you've get, unless you grovel to FE and he makes the change with his Silver Mouse. But don't press your luck, he might weaken the once, but is unlikely to weaken a second time!
The technology is available but using it makes for sloppy composition and allows people to Post one thing and then change it, after others have replied, which might make them look stupid, which few of us admit too. Amateur - Yes, Enthusiasts - Yes, but Stupid - No. Unless you think that trying to help some damn-fool whose just done something unfortunate, is stupid.

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Let's say " 01 -" (A space at the beginning) is the file name.
I am trying to change it to "01 -"(without the space at the beginning).
I am coming up with this error: "Source and destination file names are the same".

1) Is this fixable? How?

2) How can I find all files on my computer (and external drives) with a space at the beginning in the filename (and of course how can I change them with this error coming up)?

3) Is it a problem to have a space at the beginning in the filename (These files will be used in Mac and Linux too) ?


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

A work around might be to:
1.copy the file to another location and rename it there.
2.Move the file renamed to the original location and delete the original.
3. OR rename it something similar but different. Such as your generic example, change it to, say "" spaces.
I have no answer to find files with a space in the beginning of the name. curious, where do those come from?

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I have an HP Envy Touchsmart 17 inch laptop.  The primary problem is the left notebook screen hinge has broken loose at lower case mount. This caused the left side to separate from the upper and lower case. 

A:Left notebook screen hinge has broken loose at lower case mo...



I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.

Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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Edit: As Bongo pointed out, the numbers of the images are wrong for the original aero.msstyle. I'm using Windows Aero (Tahoma Font) - Vista Forums which changes the numbering. That means this should work for Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 Eng with above theme installed. So stupid.

I've been looking for a way to recolor the toolbar without a third-party style editor and couldn't find much on the internet. So I did the work and looked for the proper files to edit and here are my results:

Images in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\Aero\aero.msstyle to change:

709.png (size: 3x25px) is used by some programs (e.g. Windows Computer Management, HxD, Mozilla Print Preview) and folders in the Windows Explorer that are not optimized for General Items (i.e. folders optimized for Documents, Pictures, Music and Videos).

726.png (size: 3x25px) is used by the Windows Explorer for folders of type 'General Items'.

They both look the same. See attachment 2 (scaled by 800%).

1099.png (size: 3x50px) is used by various programs (e.g. SciTE, IrfanView, 7-Zip, Windows Calculator, Windows Taskmanager, TeamSpeak 3, NVIDIA Control Panel, Resource Hacker). The upper part of the image is used when the window is active and the lower part when the window is inactive.

See attachment 1 (scaled by 800%).

There are some more images that look like the above but I couldn't narrow down their use (727.png, 734.png).

Hope this helps someone and thanks to and the internet for their help on my ... Read more

A:How-to: aero.msstyle filenames to change toolbar color (7 Pro x64 SP1)

You must be customizing a custom theme the image # you have are wrong for the default aero.msstyles should be #671

Here is #1099


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running win xp pro, recently, when ever i hit an upper case "p", media player starts. i can be in any program, doesn't matter... and there is NOT a shortcut setup for it... if i look at properties, shortcuts, it says "none"

any ideas would be great as this is very annoying. i had this happen about a year ago, and it just stopped one day... now it's at it again

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Ok folks--here's the deal. We have a client list (not set up by me) that has the client numbers listed as the first part of the folder name. So for example, the folder names look like this:

999 (Smith)
1002 (Jones)
1003 (Johnson)

etc. There's a couple thousand. So I am thinking some sort of DOS batch routine to rename all the folders in the directory. Essentially, remove the numbers and put them at the end of the folder name so it looks like this:

(Smith) 999
(Jones) 1002
(Johnson) 1003

Ideally, I would also like to strip the () and add a "-" so:


But obviously that's not as important because the'll still be in alphabetical order even with the ().

A:DOS batch file to globally change filenames in a specific directory?

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Ctrl+mouse Wheel doesn't work for apps to change case size. How can I change letter size?

There's a setting in Control Panel > display to change size of other stuff, but not case size for text in apps like Mail App.


A:How can I change case size in Mail app in Windows 8.1?

There is the ability to change font type, size and color but it only seems to effect messages you draft, I don't see anyway to change the font of received messages.

If the Win 8 mail app doesn't work the way you want, why don't you install a different mail client? Personally, I use Windows Live Mail but the are others such as Thunderbird. This may not be an option for you if you are running an RT version of Windows 8 since you are limited to whatever mail clients are available in the Windows store.

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Is it possible to make windows filemanager explorer sort filenames in a way so it doesn't include names with THE under T?

A:How explorer sorts filenames.

Hello Premier69,

The only way that I know of is to not have The at the beginning of the file name. You might use something like file name, the or just file name instead for the file name to help sort it the way you are wanting.

Hope this helps,

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Hi, I'm new to the forum and would like to thank everyone who has contributed for sharing their hard earned knowledge.

I noticed last night that my Explorer (WIN XP Home SP2) does nort sort files correctly when it's set to sort by name.

It ignores the number 0 at the beginning of filenames and places names with the same letters but have numbers at the end above those without numbers.



when it should be:


I have the habit of adding zeroes and other characters to the front of filenames so I can access them quicker. So this error has totally messed up my workflow. I only noticed this when doing a wildcard search for a particular file type and noticed that some files with zeroes in front where not on top when I sorted the list by filename

The only change I've made to the registry lately is to disable the updating of the last file access; which I've done before without problems. The only other thing is a Windows update via the MS Win.Update site.

I've tried finding a solution via Google but mainly came up with tips like how to display the detail view and some older Win98 stuff.

Thanks in advance.
Peace, MJ

A:Explorer ignoring 0 in filenames when sorting and..

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I have several data DVD's that contain various files. On most computers, the filenames show up as long pretty filenames (MyFavoriteFile-2015-08.txt), however on my Win 7 Pro computer they sometimes show up using 8.1 full uppercase filenames (MYFAVORI.TXT). It used to read discs just fine, however it's not working now... ?!?

It's not ALL discs, just some discs.
The discs that read fine on other Win 7 computers, do not display properly on my Win 7 computer.

Any idea?

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I typically maneuver through Windows Explorer by typing the first couple of characters in the file/folder I want. Sometimes I hit the wrong key, and I then want to reset the search buffer (for lack of a better word) so that I can start typing it again.

Back when using Windows XP, this was super simple, hitting any arrow key reset the search, and I could start typing again. But in Windows 7, it rather dings every time I hit a key after mistyping, and arrow keys don't make any difference, it still retains whatever error I typed. As far as I can see, the only way to reset is to wait for a couple of seconds, which is quite annoying, particularly when I don't wait quite long enough and hitting the key makes it retain it even longer.

Can someone tell me any way to reset this? Perhaps there is a setting for how long it should wait before automatically resetting, or some key I can hit to start over immediately?

A:Mistyping filenames in Explorer when navigating - how to reset

Hit the Backspace button.

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Hi this toolbar appeared in my file explorer after downloading a theme. anyone know how to disable it?
where it says File, Home, etc.

A:How to Disable Upper File Menu in Explorer?

I was gonna say control panel - folder options - uncheck always show menus..

But mine is already unchecked and the menu is there.. on the far right there is a /\ you can expand the menu

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Does anyone know why certain files won?t change the permission i put on the parent folders? It is quite strange,as it is only about 5% of the files on a given drive,when i change the parent permissions.

I am running a server with all my media stored as mkv and iso,and i remove ALL permissions from all drives except boot,and replace them with the permission Everyone,which should allow me to manipulate every aspect of the drive from any terminall on my home network,however this is not the case,some of the files have weird permissions which locks me out,and i have to manually change the permission of these files even though the parent drive and folders have the "Everyone" permission alone.

Anyone know why this happens?

A:Permissions wont change to lower folders and files

Figured it out

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Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by O at 12:28:38 on 2013-02-13
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.6007.2194 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {B140BF4E-23BB-4198-90AB-A51A4C60A69C}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {0A215EAA-0581-4E16-AA1B-9E6837E7EC21}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
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C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
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A:Can't change Firewall settings, getting popups lower corners of browsers

Sorry for the multiple threads, my browser timed out, and I hit retry

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Okay - the title is a bit strange.

It's like this: I open a program/game/whatever fullscreen.
And the programs loads, opens - and minimize to the taskbar.
I can klick on the icon again and again - it will be minimized over and over again.
The program then shows like 0.5sec of going on - and my desktop is shown again.

I use Win7 Enterprise x64 on that Laptop.
Some programs (so as "BlobbyVolley)" need a resolution of 640x480 - and my monitor cannot show it.

There is no problem with my Desktop-PC with Win7 Home Premium x63 - it opens every program. Without changing the resolution of the screen by myself. Then there are many pixels - but I don't care.

So - I hope, I could make myself clear.
If not - just ask. I am waiting for your questions and solutions

Kind regards


A:Programs load but land in the taskbar until change to lower resolution

I know exactly what you're referring to. This used to always happen to me with Battle Field 3 - and some other full screen games. To fix this, I would restart my computer and the first thing I would do is open my game. (it would actually open) Then, I would set my game to "open in window," then once it started up I could choose to put it back in full screen.

This really isn't the most efficient solution but it worked for me. You may be able to get a better reply. :P

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My items are highlighted in a really ugly lime green, with a few in orange, blue, dark green or purple.
These are REALLY UGLY and there must be some way to get them into something more reasonable (and easier on the eyes).

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I need lower version of Internet Explorer(8-9 or 10).
Because I want visit a website which work with ie 8 or 9.
What i do?

A:I need lower version of Internet Explorer

Hi irpersian20, welcome to Windows EightForums:
You could try the particular site in Compatibility Settings:

Attachment 39540

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We are tracking a user session based on specific cookies once the users moves from http to https pages and back on our website .
However we are facing this user session getting lost issue on IE 11.0.24 and lower versions . The reason is that while we move across the domains the cookies are getting lost and new session cookies are getting created .
This is working fine in other browsers and also in IE 11.0.27 .
While reading more about this issue we found that if we mandate IE to use a single process per tab (by setting TabProcGrowth in IE system registry ) the issue 
will get resolved and cookies wont be lost .
We tried it and it worked for 1 system but its not possible to have it done for all end users of our website who are on the above IE versions .
Is there any other solution to it or any fix that can be done from IE side as an interim fix to lower versions .

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About 1-2 weeks ago, I had 15GB of space left on my SSD that is solely committed to OS and drivers. Today, I have 2.9GB left. I have downloaded nothing, and I have changed nothing. What is going on? Any programs to help me take a closer look at why my SSD space is disappearing? I've had this OS for 2 months now and it wasn't a problem until recently.

SpaceSniffer Details:


C:\ [35.2Gb]
[ 6.3Gb] hiberfil.sys
[ 4.3Gb] pagefile.sys
[ 256Mb] swapfile.sys
[ 392Kb] bootmgr
C:\Windows [18.7Gb]
[ 2.2Mb] explorer.exe
[ 1.9Mb] RtlExUpd.dll
[ 864Kb] HelpPane.exe
[ 544Kb] WindowsUpdate.log
[ 312Kb] WMSysPr9.prx
[ 240Kb] notepad.exe
[ 156Kb] regedit.exe
[ 124Kb] splwow64.exe
[ 76Kb] bfsvc.exe
[ 68Kb] bootstat.dat
[ 56Kb] mvtcpui.ini
[ 52Kb] twain_32.dll
[ 44Kb] mib.bin
[ 44Kb] avastSS.scr
[ 32Kb] Starter.xml
[ 32Kb] Professional.xml
[ 20Kb] hh.exe
[ 12Kb] write.exe
[ 12Kb] winhlp32.exe
[ 4Kb] WindowsShell.Manifest
[ 4Kb] win.ini
[ 4Kb] system.ini
C:\Windows\WinSxS [10.2Gb]
[ 4Kb] poqexec.log
C:\Windows\WinSxS\Backup [385.2Mb]
[ 20.5Mb] amd64_microsoft-windows-f..type-microsoftyahei_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16384_none_939ce994b9dd8090_msyh.ttc_e9e03d20
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A:Hard drive just keeps running lower and lower on space

I don't know if you have tried Disk Cleanup or not.
It's worth a try.

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A game i was playing's website got infected with some type of malware, and ever since that happened and i was on it, I've been getting popup ads in the lower left and the lower right corners of my screen, no sound or anything. Occasionally i get redirects as well. I ran a malwarebytes quick and full scan and got nothing, a Microsoft security essentials scan and got nothing, and a adwcleaner scan and got nothing. I saw some other people had this problem, even on this website but they used combofix, which i'm not suppose to use unless told to. So yeah, hope you guys can help :3. 'Quick edit, the ads were from ad.yieldmanager, and ad.xtendmedia, if it matters.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16457 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.7.2
Run by Matthew at 23:48:09 on 2013-02-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.12286.9563 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {B140BF4E-23BB-4198-90AB-A51A4C60A69C}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {0A215EAA-0581-4E16-AA1B-9E6837E7EC21}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
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A:Popups in lower left and lower right corners

Hello Vashal , Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.
Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".
In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Watch Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Proceed. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.

Finally, please reply using the ADD REPLY button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.
I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions.1.Do you have a Usb Flash Drive you can use?2.Is this happening in every browser or just one of them? Firefox? Internet Explorer? Google Chrome?3.Download RogueKiller on the desktop Close all the running processesUnder Vista/Seven, right click -> Run as AdministratorOtherwise just double-click on RogueKille... Read more

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hi, I have a COMPAQ Presario SR2125UK pc, I have been recently upgrading with graphics and processor etc. But now I need a bigger case so I can actually fit another hard drive inside (Theres isn't a lot of room due to the power cables). I was wondering if it be possible to remove everything from the manufacturer case to a bigger and better case, one with a little more room. THANKS

A:Trying to change my PC case

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Hi Guys

I often make the mistake of pressing the CAPS lock key. In WORD I can change the case if I inadvertently type a long sentence in upper case. But how do I do that in Outlook?


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anybody have a full guide to take *ALL* my old insides of my old comp and justt move it into a new case?


A:Solved: Change case

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My question is, I'm planing on installing a new motherboard to my desktop as I found out the mobo in my desktop now doesn't support newer graphic cards. Not even half-new graphic cards even. Recently bought a GeForce GTX 750 ti Strix OC Edition model and my motherboard can't handle it. So I need a new motherboard. My question is, do I need a whole new case too or will a micro-ATX mobo work in my current case? Thanks in advance./Wind

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Just bought a nice Xion II Modder's Case for my PC. I slowly removed all the parts from the old case, and carefully replaced them into the new case.

However, on boot up, depending on what IDE drive is connected, I get:

a.) a blank screen
b.) A bios screen with no memory check but instead a message simply stating "Memory...T"
c.) Differing amounts of memory (varies between 25000K(ish), and 3584K), even though my usual memcheck is over 1.25GB (1 x 1GB RAM stick, 1 x 512MB RAM stick)

I've tried every combination of IDE connection, including simply unplugging everything and plugging solely the HDD into the IDE1 port.

Simply put, when I first connected the PC back up in the new case I copied it EXACTLY as the old case.

In addition, the bios check screen is not as crystal clear as it normally is. There are strange symbols/artefacts littered around the screen.

I have a keyboard and nothing else plugged in, although the BIOS setup utility does not appear if I press F1 or DEL.

Any help is extremely appreciated!!


Chris O

A:PC Case Change - Now PC won't boot up!

Did you install the motherboard standoffs (risers) in the new case?

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Sometimes I type several sentences in an e-mail message before discovering that I have the CAPS LOK on. Alhtough WORD is my underlying word processor, I can't find a way to change case in OUTLOOK.

Any ideas?


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I recently Purchased a new case and Powersupply to make way for my new Graphics Card.

I have moved everything from the old case to the new one and installed the new powersupply.

Now the new case connecter's were drastically different from my old one (I went from a Fujitsu-Siemens Case - to an Aerocool Case)

I plugged everything in where i believed they should go and powered up.

Now when i turnt he power supply ont he PC goe's straight into Bootup, it doesn't wait for me to press the power button.

The PC goe's throught he Bios page and onto the Hardware addresses page, Boot from CD comes up twice then the screen changes to go into Window's but it never gets there it just goe's black and Hangs.

Soi took everything that connects the case to the Mobo of (Except the Power Switch) i.e Speaker connections, Firewire, USB etc and booted and still the same.

So i try and enter the Setup or Safe mode but i realise my Keyboard isn't active.

I know the keyboard works (Im using it to write this).

ANy Ideas?

Now the first time i connected it up to the PC screen and turned it on it actually got to the windows Login page but the mouse wouldn't work so i turned it of and on and then got this problem.


A:Problems doing a Case Change

Double check the Power switch/Reset/Speaker/HDD indicator/Power indicator wires are plugged in the correct places. Sometimes the diagrams are not real clear on exactly which pins are the right ones for each. Check the jumpers on the MB to ensure they all are set to what the book says. Could be a jumper fell off or was not set properly.

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Sir, my laptops case was damaged.Is it possible to change? if possible that please inform me where i get that case?

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Hi all,
I have an Optiplex 9010 SFF, and was wondering if it is possible to move the hardware to a new case? Preferably a full desktop size so i can install a full sized video card.
I "heard" that the 9010 (and potentially others) have a unique power button which prevents the changing of the case to a non-Dell case. Is this correct?


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I have a Toshiba 1.5TB External HD, I could not find a power supply for it soI did the next best thing and transferred it into a Samsung 3G case. I can get into the drive, the Properties show that -500gigs is utilised, but I cannot see any files. How do I access the drive and be able to see my files?

Has anyone had this problem, and know how to solve it?

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Hi Guys

I often make the mistake of pressing the CAPS lock key. In WORD I can change the case if I inadvertently type a long sentence in upper case. But how do I do that in Outlook?


A:Solved: Change case mystery


I found the answer by looking at a previous thread on the same subject.
Simply highlight the text that is in CAPS, hold down the SHIFT key, and press F3.


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Hello and thank you for taking a look at my post.

I am using Windows 7 Prof 64 bit
I unintentionally set .7Z files to open with windows explorer.

I have tried everything on the forums I could find including running 7 zip as admin and setting its associations which is already set to open .7Z files.

However the Icon over the .7Z is still explorer and when I attempt to set default device it is grayed out, I can not change it. I have tried default programs associations and I am at my wits end

When I open the file with a double click it just opens like 50 explorers, I can right click and open with 7zip but would like to set the default to be 7zip .

Any info is most welcome since the info I found was of no help.

Thank you again

A:.7Z Associated with Windows Explorer and I cannot change it.

Disciple Dark, Welcome to the forums. How long has this been happening? Have you tried a system restore or repair install?

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Hi, on the leaked versions of the official MSDN ISO images the filename is '7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULXFRER_EN_DVD.iso' whereas the MSDN filename is 'en_windows_7_ultimate_x86_dvd_x15-65921.iso'. Why are they different, and also where did the former filename appear from?

A:Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Filenames

As long as the SHA1 hashes match then it don't matter what it's named. Although, I'm not sure why the build differs from what was leaked as the RTM 3 weeks ago. Not really sure about x32, though since I use x64.

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I found that I have hundreds of files with names like "bff0053fb87f8a9f5d262b228ebc7909" in my C:\Windows folder that I cannot delete. Does anyone know what these are and how I can get rid of them?

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