Change file names after download

  ruskle 20:31 17 Jun 2006

If I change the name of a downloaded file, eg, a free spam filter or a Microsoft update which has a number and letter is it Ok to change it to something I recognise after I have saved it to "my Documents/downloads" or will it not be recognised.
I sometime have a problem trying to find the file again as I forget which is which.


  VoG II 20:34 17 Jun 2006

Yes - you can call them whatever you like. Don't change the file extension (e.g. .exe) though.

  ruskle 20:48 17 Jun 2006

OK mate will change what I recognise and then from now on will change them as I download.
Some such as CCleaner I do know but others I have tried to guess at by the date.


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