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I need to create files named abc.txt and ABC.txt. By default, Windows 7 will not allow this. Somebody please help me to solve.

NB: nfsadmin is not working in my system.

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Via GUI:

  1. Open Services for Network File System: click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Services for Network File System (NFS).
  2. If necessary, connect to the computer you want to manage.
  3. Right-click Server for NFS, and then click Properties.
  4. Click the Filename Handling tab.
  5. Do one of the following:

    • To enable case-sensitive file and directory name lookups:
      Select the Enable case sensitive filename support in Server for NFS check box.
    • To disable case-sensitive file and directory name lookups:
      Clear the Enable case sensitive filename support in Server for NFS check box.

Via the registry:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\kernel

DWORD “obcaseinsensitive

  • 1 = system default - insensitive
  • 0 = case sensitive

Source: Configure Case Sensitivity for File and Folder Names

  • Note: Both need to be done as informed by the link, it's best to do a reboot too... – Tamara Wijsman Dec 19 '11 at 2:24
  • Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2 – Behrouz.M May 29 '14 at 11:53

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