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Silly question: If you rename a file, Say: image.jpg to image.jpg.. it disappears.

Is this the way windows handles deletes or something?

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I remember in Windows XP it would simply disallow it as it is not supported. I believe it is a bug in Windows 7 this time around.

You can still recover your files easily using the command line by moving them elsewhere with the move command.

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:| So I wonder where the file is :) Obviously Explorer can't see it. I can't see it with a DIR in the directory in CMD either. – Jeff F. Jan 7 '11 at 20:23
I have tested it and can see them with CMD. They are listed without the trailing dot. – John T Jan 7 '11 at 20:24
Yeah your right, but for me it required a refresh in explorer(it must fix it), the first link was exactly it. After a refresh it re pops back up :) Interesting. – Jeff F. Jan 7 '11 at 20:25

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