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In Win 7, when copying a file "ABC.def" into a folder that already contains a file with the same name, the new file is copied with a "(2)" next to the name. Like this: "ABC (2).def" No popup to select whether to replace or leave both files is displayed. I want to know where is the setting to prevent keeping both files.

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You might add exactly how you do/did the copy. – Moab Dec 7 '10 at 17:37

Are you using Teracopy or any other shell extensions that manage/take over file operations?

If you are, I would look in the settings of that application, however if you are using Explorer / normal drag and drop or similar, this is not normal behaviour, and I am not sure what is going on.

You should be seeing something like this:

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If you are not then, please reply with the steps you use to copy the file.

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Rather than "reply", perhaps the OP should actually edit the original question? – Iszi Dec 7 '10 at 19:40

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