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didn't see that but I did see windows {21 <dir> maybe it just isn't showing me the whole number but that's the only one in dir/a/p
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so three was a folder called windows.{21...something} right?

type
attrib -R -H "WINDOWS.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"

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ren "WINDOWS.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" "WINDOWS"
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with the " " in it
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yup....just to be sure
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It says File not found WINDOWS.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} I did just notice the the file looks like window~1 {21 <dir> but the ~ is smaller and higher should I retype it with windows like window~1.{21ect...
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try that...
is there a ~ after the {21 or any ... or anything or does it just say
window~.{21
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the file under dir/a/p looks like this

window~1 {21 <dir>

the {21 being where the txt or zip is on the other files
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so I should just substitute window~1 for the windows in the previous attempt
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there should be a space between the dir the /a and the /p (might make a diff in the display

try typing attrib -r -h wind (then hit the tab key...that might autocomplete the full directory name)
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while i'm thinking about it...windows 98 probably will not allow the file name to be as long as it is in XP...though...i don't know how it's compensating for the CLSID info there....this is starting to get annoying..i wish i were sitting in front of the machine so i could SEE what the heck it's doing....
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well I retried the attrib and ren with window~1 and it said duplicate file name or file in use should I have used window~1 at the end of ren as well as the beginning
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let's not mess with the REN till we get done with the Attrib first

try typing attrib -r -h wind (then hit the tab key...that might autocomplete the full directory name)
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when I hit tab it just shows up as a blank space
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dadburnit.... we really need to figure out what the full directory name is..
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should I try window~1 {21 and leave it at that
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