source - http://robsta.id.au/2005/11/con-of-xp.shtml
Its almost impossible to create a folder called
CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9 are all Windows reserved device names from the early days of DOS. You learn something new each day.
Posted by robsta on 11/07/2005 09:34:00 PM
I can make a folder called "CLOCK$" -But you're right on the rest of 'em
# posted by Trent Steel : 11/07/2005 10:01 PM
You forgot PRN in your list.
# posted by Anonymous : 11/08/2005 6:12 PM
No its the second one.
# posted by robsta : 11/08/2005 6:28 PM
By anychance did you learn this on OCAU? I first saw it there today
# posted by Anonymous : 11/08/2005 6:29 PM
# posted by Anonymous : 11/08/2005 6:49 PM
thanks guys. Yes I also noticed it on OCAU. It must be floating around the internet at the moment.
# posted by robsta : 11/08/2005 6:53 PM
Some folders have the same effect on Windows 2003 Standard. Dont have the patience to try them all.
# posted by Anonymous : 11/08/2005 7:01 PM
Really do learn something new now and then dugg!
# posted by Anonymous : 11/08/2005 7:16 PM
you can create folders with these names using command like this
This will create CON folder in e: drive.
# posted by Touseef Liaqat : 11/08/2005 7:41 PM
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