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Three things which microsoft can never explain!?!

Tally Gyan (MBA) (430 Points)

22 April 2011  

Hi All!





An Indian found that nobody can create a FOLDER anywhere on the Computer
which can be named as "CON". This is something funny and inexplicable. At
Microsoft the whole Team, couldn't answer why this happened!


For those of you using Windows, do the following:

1.) Open an empty notepad file
2.) Type "Bush hid the facts" (without the quotes)
3.) Save it as whatever you want.
4.) Close it, and re-open it.

Noticed the weird bug? No one can explain!


Again this is something funny and can't be explained. At Microsoft the whole Team, including Bill Gates, couldn't answer why this happened!

It was discovered by a Brazilian. Try it out yourself.

Open Microsoft Word and type

=rand (200, 99)
And then press ENTER
And see the magic.






 4 Replies


heyy this seems cooll!! thank you! i will try it nw!

Tally Gyan (MBA) (430 Points)
Replied 23 April 2011

Thanks disha g for your comment....!

Pavan Bharadwaj (Practicing Chartered Accountant)   (353 Points)
Replied 25 April 2011

You are right naveen.


Yes its correct that you cannot name a folder as CON ..but this is not some secret which this message claims...its also false that even microsoft doesnt know the answer.

CON, PRN, LPT13 are standard strings reserved by windows...thats y you cant use them as folder names because if you create them  then your operating system will get confused as to whether execute the internal command or open the particular folder.

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