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Watch folder name endings when using Windows shares Network
Recently, I was using SMB to send a folder from my PowerBook over to a Windows 2000 machine. Unfortunately, when I tried to access the folder from the Windows computer, I received messages telling me the folder was not accessible. I assumed something had gone wrong in the copy, but when I tried to get rid of it, I got the following error:
Cannot Delete File: Cannot Read From The Source File Or Disk
No amount of effort would let me get at, or get rid of, the folder. Windows knew it was there, but wouldn't let me at it. It turns out the problem was that the folder name ended in a period, and Windows hates that. It hates it so much, in fact, that it wouldn't even let me rename the file to fix the problem.

The solution? Rename the file from the Mac side. I remounted the volume, removed the period, and the problem was solved.

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