cannot rename file in windows xp professional

  puccini 21:04 05 Jul 2004
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I used to be able to rename files in any of my files that were in my docs. Now when i try to rename i get a message " if you change file extension the file may become unusable" Can any one tell me how i can rectify this?

  VoG II 21:08 05 Jul 2004

In Windows Explorer, Tools/Folder Options

Untick "Hide extensions for known file types".

You will then be able to see if you are inadvertently trying to change the file extension.

  puccini 16:37 06 Jul 2004

Thanks for the information, i can now rename my files again!!!!!!!!!!!!! cheers

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