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Drag & drop deletes original file


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jcallis

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Using Windows 2000 server

When accessing files from server 1 and dropping to a folder on server 2 the original files are being deleted. I see a progress bar that shows the files are being copied so I am certain they are not being moved. It will only happen when dragging and dropping. It does not happen if you use copy/paste to perform the function. This does not happen everytime but enough to cause a problem.

Any thoughts as to what could be causing this would be appreciated.

John
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gerryf

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stuck shift key resulting in a move rather than copy--I know what you saw, but there is no reason what you described should happen otherwise--it's too fundamental a process to be screwed up
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The control key gets used to randomly select these files. Maybe it causes the shift key to get depressed. Other than that no keys are pressed to select the files.

I'll try some canned air on the keyboard and see what happens.

Thanks,
John
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