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Move File

There is already a file with the same name in...

 
  Description  
     
  While attempting to move a file, a file with the identical name already exists at the new location.   
   
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  Move File 

 
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  There is already a file with the same name in this location. Click the file you want to keep 

 
Typical location
  C:Windows

 
Issued By
  Explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows Vista

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  Selection 

   
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
  Button Explanation  
 
       
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Move and Replace
Replace the file in the destination folder with the file you are moving.
   
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    Copy the file on-top of the existing file.  
       
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Don't move
No file will be changed. Leave this file in the destination folder.
   
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    Same as Cancel - takes no action.  
       
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Move, but keep both files
The file you are moving will be renamed.
   
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    Move the file but change the name so it doesn't overwrite the destination file.  
       
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Cancel
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  Cancel the operation and take no action.  
 
   
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Select one of the three options:

  1. Move the file and replace the existing file.
  2. Cancel the move.
  3. Change the filename before moving so it doesn't overwrite the existing file.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 11-Dec-2007
 
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