Windows 10: File names being changed by Windows

Discus and support File names being changed by Windows in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hello, helpful people! I have installed the May 2019 Update and have noticed that the name of some of my user data files have been changed, but not... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by ThomGandet, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. File names being changed by Windows


    Hello, helpful people!


    I have installed the May 2019 Update and have noticed that the name of some of my user data files have been changed, but not by me. File names of the form "aa bbb ccc dd ee ff" are being changed to "aa_bbb_ccc_ee_ff", the spaces having been changed to "_".


    Can anyone please explain why this is happening and what I can do to keep it from happening?


    Cheers,

    T

    :)
     
    ThomGandet, Aug 13, 2019
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    Marilou Ser, Aug 13, 2019
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    Polaris573, Aug 13, 2019
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  4. slozomby Win User

    File names being changed by Windows

    Recent File List

    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file1

    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file2
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file3
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file4
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file5
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file6
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file7
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file8
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file9
    ...

    you get the idea. ( too lazy to put it in a for loop and test it.

    or just open regedit and remove all the fileX from that key.
     
    slozomby, Aug 13, 2019
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