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Microsoft Works Files Replicating

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by justaskin, Feb 24, 2004.

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  1. justaskin

    justaskin Thread Starter

    Dec 6, 2003
    I was trying to help a friend with her new computer. She had been saving all documents typed in Works under My Documents since it was the default. I set up folders and began to move the documents and the files continued to replicate themselves under My Documents.

    Each time a file was selected whether by right clicking, dragging and dropping, etc. a new file was added of the same thing. Renamed itseld as Copy 1, Copy 2, etc

    Any ideas?
  2. Anne Troy

    Anne Troy

    Feb 14, 1999
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    I helped someone with this EXACT same problem.

    1. Do NOT hold the Ctrl key while dragging. Ctrl+Drag = copy

    2. Perhaps the Ctrl key is stuck down on your keyboard. Try another keyboard.
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