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#18 - somniumecstasi
Reply +49
(02/07/2013) [-]
but can your PC do this?
#71 to #18 - guenane
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(02/07/2013) [-]
for those who don't know why it doesn't name the folder in that name is because "con" in french means idiot.
#43 to #18 - axlsummer
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(02/07/2013) [-]
if somebody doesn't get this i'd be happy to explain, don't wanna push it your faces right away
#65 to #43 - axlsummer
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(02/07/2013) [-]
In MS-DOS, several special "device files" were available to aid in performing certain tasks, such as clearing the screen or deleting extraneous output from a program. In order to maintain backwards-compatibility, all versions of Windows up to and including Windows 7 will refuse to allow you to create a file with these "reserved" device file names...

some of those names are:
CON
PRN
AUX
NUL
COM1
COM2
COM3
COM4
COM5
COM6
COM7
COM8

there is however an unoffical explanation why you can't use CON as a name for a folder or a file. CON supposedly has nothing to do with the system but was a insult bill gates was called by some high school bullies who often tried to bother him.
#56 to #43 - swiftykidd **User deleted account**
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#51 to #43 - anon
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(02/07/2013) [-]
I dont get it...
#46 to #43 - mrblaze
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(02/07/2013) [-]
I get this, but I do not get why we cannot make the folder named "CON".
#39 to #18 - LookinHereWhy
Reply +12
(02/07/2013) [-]
This time there's no space.
#19 to #18 - ThatGuyWhoTalks
Reply +134
(02/07/2013) [-]
Yeah
#99 to #19 - spyisspy
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(02/08/2013) [-]
way to pwn the mac user
#30 to #19 - zakaizer
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(02/07/2013) [-]
Error 404... Reference not found
#80 to #30 - saddestofbreads
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(02/07/2013) [-]
Windows doesn't allow you to name files 'con'. There are a few other ones you can't do but con is the most well known one.
#82 to #80 - zakaizer
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(02/07/2013) [-]
Why cant you name it con?
#83 to #82 - saddestofbreads
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(02/07/2013) [-]
There is no know reason for it but apparently Bill Gates was call 'con' as an insult during high school.
#93 to #83 - zakaizer
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(02/07/2013) [-]
You learn something new every day

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#95 to #93 - anon
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(02/07/2013) [-]
In MS-DOS, several special "device files" were available to aid in performing certain tasks, such as clearing the screen or deleting extraneous output from a program. In order to maintain backwards-compatibility, all versions of Windows up to and including Windows 7 will refuse to allow you to create a file with these "reserved" device file names...

some of those names are:
CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8
#28 to #19 - sandwitchman **User deleted account**
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#25 to #19 - anon
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(02/07/2013) [-]
Nice space before the word, bro.