can you create a folder with name con on your pc, i cant on mine

@megaplaza (1441)
Nigeria
March 23, 2007 8:16am CST
hey no need worry an indian man found out taht you cant create a folder with con name on windows operating system. so try it if you use windows you can ok.
4 responses
• India
24 Mar 07
It is not just CON, there are many such windows only reserved words which you cannot use to create a folder or file. One such word i think is NULL. Since I am not using windows now I am not able to test this word. If it is not correct I am sorry but I am sure there are a lot of such words.
@raghwagh (1528)
• India
24 Mar 07
Hi friend thanks for this new information.I tried what you said and you were right I could not rename the folder to con.As correctly said by one friend it is a system, windows reserved keyword so we cannot use it directly.Do you know some more words like con.Please share with us here.
@biskwet (70)
• Philippines
23 Mar 07
wow.. i just tried to rename the folder and swithch back to new folder. :)
@mvsrao (4367)
• India
23 Mar 07
CON is a reserved word in windows operated systems . A reserved word cannot be used easily as a folder's name . CON stands for console ( for e.g. key board) . And a list of such key words can be seen in IO.SYS file in windows operated systems .