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Works 2.00 Err Msg: Filename Not Valid

PSS ID Number: Q46624 Article last modified on 06-12-1996




Microsoft Works error message:

Filename not valid

The following are possible reasons for the error message and suggested workarounds:

  1. You typed a filename that is more than eight characters or that contains characters that are not valid in a filename.

    Type a valid filename.

  2. You typed a filename that is the name of a DOS device (CON, AUX, PRN, COM1, LPT1).

    Type another filename.

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